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

SAARC summit begins today

South Asian leaders of eight nations assembled in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu to attend the 18th SAARC summit to begin this morning to discuss a host of issues including connectivity and cooperation in electricity among the member states.

Mobile courts fine 331 jaywalkers

Three hundred and 31 pedestrians were fined by mobile courts on charge of violating traffic rules in crossing busy roads in the city avoiding footbridges and underpasses as campaign for creating road safety awareness began on Tuesday.

Latif lands in jail, finally

The deposed minister and Awami League leader Abdul Latif Siddique landed in jail after he surrendered to the police on Tuesday afternoon, two days after he returned to Dhaka from Kolkata.

Latif Siddique surrenders, whisked to court

Ousted Awami League leader Abdul Latif Siddique surrendered to the Dhanmondi police station this afternoon, to respond to demands by the Islamist parties that he be arrested soon or the nation would face shutdown on Thursday.