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Sep 30 2009 First Hajj flight on October 21

Staff Reporter
The government yesterday decides to inaugurate the first Hajj flight from October 21 with a view to ensuring smooth travel of the pilgrims. “This year some 50420 would perform their Hajj under private arrangements while the rest 8035 under government management,” Md Shahjahan, state Minister for Religion Affairs told journalists after an inter-ministerial [...]


Sep 30 2009 দূর্নীতির অভিযোগে জে মতিনকে জিজ্ঞাসাবাদ

বাংলাদেশের দূর্নীতি দমন কমিশন বিগত তত্বাবধায়ক সরকারের উপদেষ্টা অবসরপ্রাপ্ত মে জে এম এ মতিনকে জিজ্ঞাসাবাদ করেছে৻ [Read more]


Sep 30 2009 Former Awami League GS Jalil Creates Controversy

Former Awami League general secretary Abdul Jalil made a statement in London that Awami League came to power with ‘understanding’ with the last military-backed caretaker government. [Read more]


Sep 30 2009 US missiles from drone kill 8 militants in Pakistan

Eight militants were killed in a US missile strike in northwest Pakistan yesterday, security officials said, in the third such attack on the Taliban’s tribal strongholds in 24 hours. [Read more]


Sep 29 2009 130 ‘deprived’ military-men seek reinstatement, promotion

bdnews24.com, Dhaka
Some 130 members of the armed forces applied to a parliamentary panel seeking reinstatement to their job or promotion.They submitted applications to the chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on defence ministry as “they were either terminated from services unlawfully or deprived of due promotions” by the BNP-led government from 2001-2006.“We have received around [...]


Sep 29 2009 চিনি সঙ্কট তদন্তে কমিটি গঠন

বাংলাদেশে চিনির বাজারে সঙ্কটের কারন ক্ষতিয়ে দেখতে দুটি কমিটি গঠন করা হয়েছে৻ সরকার ও ব্যাবসায়ীদের মধ্যে এক বৈঠকে এ সিদ্ধান্ত হয়েছে৻ [Read more]


Sep 29 2009 গিনির হত্যাকান্ডে বিশ্বজুড়ে ধিক্কার

পশ্চিম আফ্রিকার দেশ গিনিতে নিরাপত্তা বাহিরীর গুলিতে একশরও বেশী বিরোধী সমর্থকের মৃত্যুর পর, আর্ন্তজাতিক মহল তীব্র ক্ষোভ ও নিন্দে জানিয়েছে৻ [Read more]


Sep 29 2009 Nahar Alam speaks to VOA Bangla

A key component of her work is community outreach and coalition building. Nahar represented Andolan at the World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa in 2001. [Read more]


Sep 29 2009 2 US soldiers killed in Philippine mine blast

Two US soldiers and a Filipino marine were killed on Tuesday in a landmine explosion on the restive southern Philippine island of Jolo, a spokesman for the Philippines military said. [Read more]


Sep 28 2009 Mass promotion in civil service: Protesters may face disciplinary action

Talha Bin Habib
The government is likely to take action against the officials who questioned the rationale of recent mass promotion in the civil service ignoring the cases of many deserving civil servants.The inquiry committee headed by a joint secretary of the Establishment Ministry has submitted its report against the officials who lodged protest [...]