Zaglul Ahmed Chy killed in road accident

Senior journalist and South Asian analyst Zaglul Ahmed Chowdhury was killed in a tragic road accident in the city’s Karwan Bazar area on Saturday night. He was 65. Zaglul fell from a bus while getting down and received fatal injuries at Karwan Bazar intersection.

Locals block road at Natunbazar

Local people, including students of local educational institutions, on Friday blocked rod at Natunbazar in the capital for more than one hour demanding immediate arrest and exemplary punishment of killers of a minor girls of the locality.

Birthday parties that did not take place

Monday, 2 December 2013 was supposed to be a day of celebrations in the house of 35-year old Mahfuzur Rahman Sohel, the vice-president of the Bangshal thana Chhatra Dal, the student wing of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party.

Graduation from LDC status not possible by 2021: CPD

The Centre for Policy Dialogue on Thursday said that Bangladesh would need at least another decade for graduating from the least developed countries’ category to a developing country as it lagged behind in human assets index and economic vulnerability index.

Bangladesh history incomplete minus Bhashani

The history of Bangladesh is incomplete without elaborate discussions on Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani, who was lifelong crusader for the rights of the oppressed, said authors of books written on him, besides academics, at a book launching ceremony on Thursday.

Deal on energy cooperation signed

SAARC leaders renew commitment to connectivity, The 18th summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit concluded on Thursday by adopting the ‘Kathmandu Declaration 2014’ renewing the commitment of the member states to boost regional connectivity, combat terrorism, reduce impacts of climate change and alleviate poverty in South Asia.

Terrific Tigers wrap-up series

Bangladesh put up a clinical performance with both bat and ball to thrash Zimbabwe by 124 runs in the third one-day international and wrap-up the five-match series in Dhaka on Wednesday.

Govt successfully controls bad loans: Muhith

The finance minister, AMA Muhith, on Wednesday said that the present government had successfully controlled the bad loans despite political influence of loan default culture.

SAARC summit begins

Set aside differences, take result-oriented projects : Hasina