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Four key challenges ahead of Bangladesh: UK MPs By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 24th May, 2018, 01:30

The challenges are "fair and peaceful" conduct of the forthcoming elections and the relaxing of the space for debate and criticism

Four key challenges ahead of Bangladesh: UK MPs

Municipality councillor held for Facebook comments on PM Municipality councillor held for Facebook comments on PM

Lipon allegedly posts objectionable writings about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook


BNP to be considered as a ‘terrorist’ party, says Tofail BNP to be considered as a ‘terrorist’ party, says Tofail

The commerce minister makes the remark while talking to reporters after a meeting with Canadian High Commissioner in Dhaka


UP chairman arrested in Habiganj for war crimes UP chairman arrested in Habiganj for war crimes

The detainee was identified as Madhu Mia Talukder, chairman of Muradpur Union Parishad under Baniachang upazila of Habiganj district


Zero tolerance to river encroachers, polluters: Minister Zero tolerance to river encroachers, polluters: Minister

The shipping minister said steps have been taken to remove all the illegal structures from riverbanks to protect the environment and biodiversity.


Foreign Minister slams Khaleda, Fakhrul for not acknowledging current development 
FM slams Khaleda, Fakhrul for not acknowledging current dev

The minister comes up with the remark amid repeated questions over India’s role over Rohingya issue and Teesta water-sharing deal with India


Prime Minister hosts iftar for judges, diplomats PM hosts iftar for judges, diplomats

Before the iftar, a munajat is offered seeking continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country and its people


Eradicate drugs through nonpolitical drive: BNP Eradicate drugs through nonpolitical drive: BNP

Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir comes up with the remarks while talking to reporters at his residence in the capital


Gold policy gets economic affairs nod Gold policy gets economic affairs nod

Bangladesh Bank to appoint dealers for importing gold bars to meet the country's requirement


No progress over Teesta deal, indicates Foreign Minister  No progress over Teesta deal, indicates FM

AH Mahmood Ali says the purpose of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Kolkata visit is something different


WFP welcomes new US aid for Rohingyas   WFP welcomes new US aid for Rohingyas

Additional funding is needed to provide food assistance to Rohingya refugees and host communities


30 Brahmanbaria villages submerged 30 Brahmanbaria villages submerged

A vast area of crops land, fish enclosure and roads in the area are submerged


Basic Bank scam: Investigating officers asked to appear before High Court  on Wednesday HC summons Basic Bank scam IOs

The order comes as the investigation officers could not finish investigation in time


Journalist M Kamal Uddin no more Journalist M Kamal Uddin no more

He breathed his last at 6 am in the morning while undergoing treatment at a city hospital


PM for proper distribution of student stipend PM for proper distribution of student stipend

The Prime Minister, who is also the chairperson of the trust, asks the officials to take steps for activation of the e-stipend system


1 lakh Rohingyas to be shifted to Bhasanchar soon: PM Sheikh Hasina 1 lakh Rohingyas to be shifted to Bhasanchar soon: PM

The Prime Minister said this when UN Under Secretary General Dr Natalia Kanem meets her at her office


UN under secretary general meets with PM Sheikh Hasina UN under secretary general meets with PM

Natalia Kanem arrived in Dhaka on Monday on a four-day visit


Reckless driver smashes another driver’s leg in Jatrabari Reckless driver smashes another driver’s leg

The incident took place in Jatrabari intersection when a bus of 'Raida Paribahan' ran over the victim


57 Sundarban pirates surrender 57 Sundarban pirates surrender

The pirates of three Bahini are Dada Vai Bahini, Hannan Bahini and Amir Ali Bahini


Dhaka residents struggle as rain causes waterlogging Dhaka residents struggle as rain causes waterlogging

The Met office on Wednesday records 45 mm rainfall till 10 am


Seven more ‘drug peddlers’ killed in ‘gunfights’ Seven more ‘drug peddlers’ killed in ‘gunfights’

Of the Wednesday’s victims, two each were killed in Kushtia while one each in Cumilla, Jamalpur, Rangpur and Gaibandha districts


Muktamoni dies at her Satkhira home

Muktamoni dies at her Satkhira home

She had been diagnosed with tumour in blood vessels and underwent treatment at the burn unit of DMCH from July 11 to December 22, last year


Citycell must pay BTRC Tk 128 cr Citycell must pay BTRC Tk 128 cr

A four-member bench of the Appellate Division, led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, passes the order


In-orbit testing of Bangabandhu satellite likely to begin today In-orbit testing of Bangabandhu satellite likely to begin today

The satellite reached its orbital slot at 119.1 degrees east on Tuesday


CNG filling stations to remain open for 24-hour during Eid CNG filling stations to remain open for 24-hour during Eid

the sufferings of Eid holyday-makers on roads and highways before and after the Eid-ul-Fitr would remain at tolerable level, says Obaidul Quader


Bangabandhu-1 reaches orbital slot Bangabandhu-1 reaches orbital slot

Bangabandhu-1 satellite has successfully reached its orbital slot on 119.1 degree around 12:30pm on Tuesday


PM Sheikh Hasina goes to Kolkata Friday PM goes to Kolkata Friday

During the visit, the Prime Minister will attend the Visva Bharati University Convocation at Shantiniketon as the guest of honour


11 more killed in crackdown on drug peddlers 11 more killed in crackdown on drug peddlers

Squadron Leader Safayet Zamil Fahim of Rab-7 says the gunfight took place when they conducted a drive in the area based on secret information


NHRC slams killings in ‘gunfights’ NHRC slams killings in ‘gunfights’

NHRC Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque underscores the need for bringing drug traders to book and meting out exemplary punishment to them


Create pressure on Myanmar, Nasim urges WB Create pressure on Myanmar, Nasim urges WB

The government are providing them with accommodation, food and medical supports. But, It will not be possible to continue the support for a long run


Hearing on Khaleda’s bail pleas in 2 cases adjourned for Wednesday Hearing on Khaleda’s 2 cases adjourned

HC defers the hearing on the petitions filed by the BNP chairperson's lawyers for Tuesday


Canadian court terms BNP again as terrorist organization BNP a terrorist organization: Canadian court

Justice Henry S Brown comes up with the observations while delivering the judgment and dismissing asylum petition of the BNP activist Md Mostofa Kamal


Sufferings of Eid holyday-makers will remain tolerable: Quader Sufferings of Eid holyday-makers will remain tolerable: Quader

Quader also asks authority concerned to stop plying of all type of vehicles, even of VIPs, in wrong side


HSC passed fake physician jailed for two yrs HSC passed fake physician jailed for two yrs

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion on Monday midnight sentenced two years jail to a person for impersonating physician


There are complaints against Bodi but no clear evidence, says home minister No proof only allegations against Bodi: Home Minister

The minister also claims that no crossfire has occurred in the country, rather it is a shootout


Bangladesh-Austria sign Air Service Agreement Bangladesh-Austria sign Air Service Agreement

Several airlines companies of the both countries express interest to operate direct flights


Sheikh Hasina goes to Kolkata to attend Visva Bharati University Convocation PM goes to Kolkata Friday

Sheikh Hasina and Narendra Modi are set to jointly open the newly constructed Bangladesh Bhaban at Shantiniketan


Ecnec clears revised Padma Bridge Rail Link Project Ecnec clears revised Padma Bridge Rail Link Project

Among the 16 approved projects, 12 are new while four are revised ones


53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing 53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the Muslim holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board


SC stays HC order on compensation to Rajib’s family SC stays HC order on compensation to Rajib’s family

Rajib Hossain, who died of his injuries in Dhaka Medical College Hospital on April 17 following an accident in the capital on April 3


West Zone Railway implements Tk 10924-cr uplift projects West Zone Railway implements Tk 10924-cr uplift projects

Construction works of a 65-kilomter new railway line from Khulna to Mongla are moving ahead with an estimated cost of Taka 3,800 crore

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