Foreign Minister congratulates newly appointed UK Secretary of State

Foreign Minister, AH Mahmood Ali, congratulated Boris Johnson, the newly appointed Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. In his message today, Minister Ali expressed his belief that the bonds of friendship, understanding and cooperation between Bangladesh and the United Kingdom would be further strengthened and consolidated […]

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ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak gets charge as chairman of AIESEC’s advisory board

State Minister for ICTs Zunaid Ahmed Palak was appointed Chairman of the AIESEC Advisory Board in Bangladesh through a signing ceremony yesterday at the BCC Center in Dhaka Agargaon. AIESEC is a global non-political, independent non-profit organization run by students and recent graduates of higher education institutions, according to a press release. "I am truly […]

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Russian opposition leader Navalny sentenced

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was jailed for 30 days and more than 1,500 of his supporters were arrested on Monday after demonstrations across the nation against government corruption. Protests have been the second mass action since Mars called by Navalny, who announced his intention to run for president next year and drew a new […]

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Earthquake shakes buildings in Greece and Turkey, 1 dead

Eastern Greece, western Turkey shaking in trembling Extended structural damage reported Current rescue operation for a woman trapped in debris A powerful earthquake of 6.3 magnitudes hit Monday the western coast of Turkey and the Greek island of Lesbos, killing a woman and shaking buildings of the 39; Aegean Aegean Province 39 Izmir to the […]

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Journey home for Eid may be tough this time too

As in previous years, Eid holidaymakers may have to bear the brunt of falling back home this year due to poor condition of the highways at some key points, say the leaders of one Platform working to ensure the well-being of passengers. Traffic is slowing to such a point and some of the vehicles break […]

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Editor sued for report on MP, sent to jail

A Habiganj court yesterday sent to Golam Mostofa Rafiq, editor of a local newspaper, a prison in a case filed under the ICT Act. Afruz Mia, president of the Pukra Jubo League, filed the case on Sunday against Mostofa and two others with the Baniachang police station for reporting a false report on Abdul Majid […]

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Fear and frenzy on waterways

With the holidays of Eid just two weeks, the water transport sector of the country is preparing for the high season of his company. However, nearly half of the registered ships have opted for the mandatory conditioning test with thousands of unregistered vessels still going to the waters, according to industry experts. The continued exploitation […]

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Downpour plays havoc | The Daily Star

♦ The rain triggered by depression in the bay ♦ Ctg city most affected by waterlogging ♦ The landslide in Rangamati kills the child ♦ Intensity of the rain to go down today Continuous rains throughout the country have disrupted the lives of people, especially those in Dhaka and Chittagong, flooding the streets and causing […]

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