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May 31 2008 UN warns about higher food costs

Higher food prices may be here to stay as demand from developing countries and production costs rise, says an influential report.A report by the UN’s Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the body for rich nations, the OECD, said prices will fall, but only gradually. It said the current price spike was higher than previous [...]


May 31 2008 আলোচকরা শাসন ব্যাবস্থার উন্নতির উপরে জোর দিলেন

ঢাকায় বাংলাদেশ সংলাপের ৫ম পর্বে নির্বাচন ব্যবস্থায় সংস্কারের পাশাপাশি আলোচনা হয়েছে বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের শিক্ষকদের নিরাপত্তা এবং জঙ্গীদের শাস্তির বিষয় নিয়ে [Read more]


May 31 2008 Jamaat Says That There Cannot be Election Without Hasina and Khaleda

Jamaat-e-Islami secretary general Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid has said that there cannot be election or political dialogue in the absence of Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina and BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia. [Read more]


May 31 2008 $1.2b WB fund to fight food crisis

AFP, Washington
The World Bank on Tuesday announced a 1.2 billion dollar programme to fight the global food crisis, including 200 million dollars in grants to poor countries facing the most dire needs. The new programme aims to speed up aid to those in need as “high food prices are making the bottom billion (people) into [...]


May 31 2008 বাংলাদেশ সংলাপ

ঢাকায় বাংলাদেশ সংলাপের চতুর্থ পর্বে বিএনপি এবং আওয়ামী লীগের নেতাদের সাথে যোগ দিলেন মাহী বি চৌধুরী আর মহিলা ক্রীড়া সংগঠক কামরুন্নাহার ডানা৻ [Read more]


May 31 2008 Bangladeshi Journalist Angur Nahar Monty Visits USA, Attends Seminar

Bangladeshi journalist Angur Nahar Monty is visiting United States on the invitation of State Department. [Read more]


May 31 2008 Ziaur Rahman’s Death Anniversary Observed in Bangladesh

The 27th death anniversary of president Ziaur Rahman, the founder of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), was observed across the country. [Read more]


May 27 2008 Hasina Appears in Bangladesh Court; Khaleda Absent

The hearing came a day after the military-backed interim government approved formation of a Truth and Accountability Commission. [Read more]


May 27 2008 Term of DU VC Faiz extended

DU Correspondent
The term of the incumbent Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor, Prof SMA Faiz has been extended until the Senate of the University proposes names of a three-member VC panel. The four-year term of Prof Faiz ends on May 29.The President and Chancellor of the University Prof Dr Iajuddin Ahmed in a notification yesterday asked [...]


May 27 2008 2 more new graveyards soon: DCC wakes up to burial space crisis

Sheikh Arif Bulbon
Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) is going to open two new graveyards, as there is very little space left for Muslim burial of the vast population of the city in the existing five graveyards, according to the DCC officials concerned.Presently, a grave is demolished in between eight months to a year for burial of [...]