Coming down heavily on the chief justice for comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday (21 August) said she is not scared at all with such a threat... More
The BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Monday warned that the government and Awami League will have to pay a heavy price someday for taking a conflicting stance against the Supreme... More
In an oblique reference to Bangladesh chief justice’s remarks, industries minister Amir Hossain Amu on Sunday said Bangladesh did not emerge from any communal poison like Pakistan but through the sacrifices... More
Trade connectivity and inclusive development, the key words emerging over the last decade, are tangible challenges for Bangladesh. Pragmatic measures and political consensus are imperative to meet these challenges. Also essential... More
Bangladesh Railway’s net operating losses almost doubled last fiscal year and its losses in the past 10 fiscal years increased by about 176 per cent, according to official data.
The railway blames... More
The four countries will take 102.5 GB/s bandwidth from Bangladesh
Bangladesh is building a link to sell 100 GB/s bandwidth to Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam, and talks are on with India to... More
A humanitarian crisis is unfolding across large areas in South Asia, with more than 16 million people affected by monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India, the International Federation of Red... More
The Election Commission says it will have no role in initiatives to build a 'consensus' among political parties to take part in the next national election.
Chief Election Commissioner Nurul Huda's remarks... More
Bangladesh has signed a deal to buy 250,000 tonnes of milled rice from Cambodia, two weeks after the two countries signed a memorandum of understanding.
The purchasing agreement was made on Monday... More
Bangladesh has got an opportunity of importing electricity from China as the country has recently proposed a 3,000 MW power export to Bangladesh from Kunming, the capital of its southwest province... More
At least 221 people have died and more than 1.5 million been displaced by monsoon flooding across India, Nepal and Bangladesh, officials said Tuesday (Aug 15), as rescuers scoured submerged villages... More
A year and a half before the scheduled elections, pre-poll tensions in Bangladesh have been overshadowed by the tussle which has ensued between the judiciary and the executive. The issue is... More
Border killings, human trafficking, drug dealing, cattle trade and smuggling are among the many challenges pertaining to border security between the two neighbors, Bangladesh and India. Speakers at a seminar in... More
Bangladesh has completed construction of its first dedicated pipeline to move regasified LNG to end-users and has three more in the works, state-run Gas Transmission Company Ltd managing director Md Atiquzzaman... More
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has asked the people to not be rattled by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s observation in the top court verdict on the 16th constitutional amendment.
The Appellate Division,... More
Millions of Bangladeshis, living and working abroad, remitted home 1.12 billion U.S. dollars in July, the first month of the current 2017-18 fiscal year (July 2017-June 2018), a central bank official... More
The 16th amendment debate is now seriously intense at several levels. It is a conflict between the Judiciary and the Legislature as its powers to remove Judges have been taken away.... More
Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha had the temerity to belittle Bangabandhu in his observation in the verdict declaring the 16th constitutional amendment illegal, LGRD Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain has said.
“The chief... More
Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has turned down a call for a contempt rule against the Law Commission chief for his remarks on the verdict that declared the 16th constitutional amendment... More
Bangladesh Law Commission Chairman Justice ABM Khairul Haque has censured the Supreme Court verdict that declared illegal the 16th Amendment to the Constitution.
Former chief justice Haque heavily criticised some of the... More
British Minister Lord Tariq Ahmad today reiterated the UK’s expectations of free, fair and inclusive upcoming parliamentary elections in Bangladesh.
“Number one, please participate and secondly let’s have a free, fair and... More