Friday, 19 Apr, 2024


Khaleda to sit soon with polls boycotted parties

DHAKA: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will soon sit with the political parties boycotted the 10th national election with a view to getting back the rights of ballots.Very soon, the parties who skipped the national polls will be invited on behalf of Khaleda Zia to force the government to hold

‘We need good translations of our important works’

Born in 14 February, 1961, Mujtoba Ahmed Murshed has been involved with literature since childhood. He received the ‘Nowroz Literary Award’ for his poems in 1979 boosting his confidence. The very next year, his short story bagged the ‘Nabarupi Surbani Sangeetshiksha’ award, while

Active al-Qaeda exists in BD, UN says

NEW YORK: UN Security Council provided definite information that al-Qaeda network is active in Bangladesh. The Security Council al-Qaeda sanction committee of UN has given such information from their core files on Feb 14 last. The UN has indicated that two non-government organizations

Unconstitutional Advisers!

DHAKA: The constitutional debate about the posts of the advisers has not yet ended whether those posts will be retained or not. But the advisers of the Prime Minister are continuing their jobs. Earlier about eight years back a writ was filed with the High Court which has still not yet

Spl law for Pvt Medical College approval

DHAKA: Garments owners, Fish exporters and any other types of businessmen are becoming the owners of private universities. But why? Government cannot do business for these businessmen. Such law will be framed for granting licenses to the medical colleges where there will be no fluke

Finger at against High Commissioner

DHAKA: Passports kept in Malaysian High Commission are missing in large number for earning illegal money for making the illegal Bangladeshi migrants, including the Rohingas making them legal.Each passport is being sold at Tk 150,000 to 250,000, said a spot account in this regard.A

Govt to deal with Myanmar in Feb

DHAKA: Bangladesh is going to sign Memorandum of Understating (MoU) with Myanmar to tackle illegal intrusion of Rohingyas through border line. Various bilateral issues including trade and investment development with the country are also goal of the agreement.  Foreign ministry sources

ACC to investigate wealth of 7 AL candidates

DHAKA: The Anti-Corruption commission (ACC) decided to investigate into the wealth statements of the ruling party candidates, participated in the 10th national polls.The decision came after a regular meeting of the ACC Wednesday afternoon.Public relations officer of the ACC Pranab Kumar

Movement of ‘Mancha’ is political

DHAKA: The spokesperson of Gonojagoron Mancha Dr Imran H Sarker has termed their movement is a political one. In an exclusive interview with banglanews, Imran made this comment on the eve of the first anniversary of the movement.     When asked whether the movement of Gonojagoron

Banglanews ranked No. 1 in BD

DHAKA:`s pre-eminence as the country`s top online news portal has been certified by, a California-based subsidiary company of which scientifically monitors international commercial web traffic data. On January 7, 2014, simultaneously

Banglanews Breaking News Alert Service in GP

DHAKA: GrameenPhone (GP), the leading mobile-phone operator of the country, introduced Breaking News Alert service with, the fastest and leading online news portal of the country. The GP users can subscribe breaking news service of from now on through SMS

Dr Masum: Vice-chancellor of USITEC university of Malaysia

BACK FROM MALAYSIA: We were waiting for the good news. Before I returned from Malaysia on November 21 that news was somewhere caught delayed. Lastly in the evening of November 27 Dr Masum personally gave me the news over telephone. He has been appointment as the Vice-Chancellor of USITEC

Country’s major accidents in 2013

DHAKA: Bangladesh is considered as one of the accident-prone countries in the world. It also witnessed a number of tragic accidents in waterways apart from casualties from fire incidents and building collapse round the year.Some major accidents took place in 2013 are:Apr 13: Driver of MP

Country’s major incidents in 2013

DHAKA: The nation will of course welcome the year 2014. But there were some remarkable events the country experienced in 2013 to give a look.The major events are as follows:War Crimes verdicts & Mollah’s execution: Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Mollah, convicted in war crimes cases, was

Remittance flow decreased after 37-yr

DHAKA: Remittance flow in the country decreased after 37 years, showed a recent research by Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RAMRU).The reason of declining was, not sending efficient workers and lack of strong lobbying, according to the RAMRU research.Teacher of Political

Citycell users suffer for poor services

DHAKA: The users of Citycell, the only Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) mobile-phone operator in the country, are suffering a lot due to several incidents of network collapse, server problem and poor customer care services.The allegations came from different schools and businessmen

I could do better: Nafis

Nafis bin Jafar is the first Bangladeshi Oscar winner. By profession he is a software engineer. In 2007 he won Oscar award working in the scientific and technical (academy award) for animation in the film Pirates of the Caribbean: At worlds End. He is now working as the chief engineer in

`I am a proud Bangladeshi but no less American than an American’

NEW YORK: Any good job can be done keeping politics aside, but once must keep political ideas in his mind. It is possible to extend the hand of cooperation towards the community keeping once concentrated within his/her own arena of work. Only the thing one needs is a good intention. Kabir

Khairul’s Self Improvement Prog

FROM KUALA LUMPUR (MALAYSIA): No need for extra trainer if class friend or colleague becomes trainer. Be skilled by taking knowledge from friend. In exchange pay him less amount of remuneration. In this way, you will be skilled yourselves.This is the Self Improvement Program (SIP) idea of

Kuwait to send back workers

DHAKA: Bangladeshi expatriates in Kuwait will have to face extreme reality since latter’s government has decided to send back one lakh foreign workers every year.The government has planned to send back 10 lakhs workers in next 10 years. To make a balance between population and foreign

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