• Anisul for lodging case against World Bank

    DHAKA : Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq today called upon all who got victimized by the false allegation of graft in Padma Bridge Project to file case against the World Bank. “After the recent verdict of Canadian court, it has been proved that there was no corruption in Padma Bridge Project. The … বিস্তারিত »

  • HRW wants Bangladesh to drop Rohingya relocation plan

    The Bangladesh government should immediately drop its plan to shift Rohingya refugees to an ‘uninhabited, undeveloped coastal island’, said New York-based Human Rights Watch on Thursday. It said relocating the refugees from Cox’s Bazar to Thengar Char Island will deprive them of their rights to freedom of movement, livelihood, food and education, in ‘violation of … বিস্তারিত »

  • Myanmar says it killed Bangladeshi fisherman in self-defence

    Yangon/Cox’s Bazar : A Myanmar patrol boat opened fire on Bangladeshi fishermen, killing one, because it feared it was under attack, Myanmar state media said on Wednesday, in a report on the latest violence on the countries’ troubled border. A Bangladeshi security official said a complaint had been lodged over the early Monday shooting, the … বিস্তারিত »

  • Trump administration defends travel ban in court

    LOS ANGELES : The US Justice Department faced tough questioning Tuesday as it urged a court of appeals to reinstate President Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries — put on hold by the courts last week. The latest twist in the legal showdown comes four days after a federal judge suspended … বিস্তারিত »

  • Apple, Google, Uber join fight against Trump travel ban

    Dozens of tech companies, including behemoths such as Apple, Google, and Facebook, are siding with Washington state and Minnesota as they fight President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. The companies filed briefs late Sunday with a federal appellate court saying the Trump executive … বিস্তারিত »

  • Dhaka seeks int’l support for Rohingyas relocation in island

    DHAKA : Bangladesh today sought international supports for planned relocation of Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees at Thengar Char island turning it as their makeshift abode with better humanitarian assistance and minimize adverse impacts of their influx in southeastern region. “In order to ensure humanitarian assistance to the Myanmar Nationals, the Government of Bangladesh has decided to … বিস্তারিত »

  • 39 people killed in fires during Spring Festival

    BEIJING : A total of 39 people have been killed in fires during the week-long Spring Festival holiday, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said Saturday. During the vacation, 13,796 fires broke out around the country, a year-on-year drop of 11.8 percent, killing 39, a decrease of 26.4 percent, said the ministry. The MPS said … বিস্তারিত »

  • US judge temporarily blocks Trump’s travel ban nationwide

    Seattle, Feb 4, AP A U.S. judge on Friday imposed a nationwide hold on President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, siding with two states that had challenged the executive order that has launched legal battles across the country. U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle ruled that Washington … বিস্তারিত »

  • Bangladesh, Norway, Jordan hold anti-terrorism discussion at UN

    DHAKA : As part of the ‘zero tolerance policy’ of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh along with Norway and Jordan held discussion yesterday against terrorism at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York. The discussion focused on finding an effective way out to curb militancy, terrorism and violent extremism. Speaking on the occasion, Bangladesh … বিস্তারিত »