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Sep 30 2016 Jubo Dal leader dies in ‘shootout’

A leader of Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal, youth wing of the BNP, was killed in a so-called gunfight with police at Birulia in Savar upazila on the outskirts of Dhaka city early Saturday. 
The deceased was identified as Shah-Alam Nayan, 44, organising secretary of Savar municipality unit of Jubo Dal. 
Nayan was wanted in 14 cases filed with [...]


Sep 30 2016 Rice prices rise \’abnormally\’

The prices of all varieties of rice, the staple of Bangladeshis, are increasing at a rate that even the sellers call 'unusual', without any good reason in the markets of Dhaka.
According to the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB), price of Swarna variety went up by Tk 6-8 per kg and that of Nazirshail or Miniket [...]


Sep 30 2016 Armed men attack Congo train, three die

A police spokesman says armed men have attacked a train carrying security forces in Republic of Congo's Pool region, killing several people, reports AP.
Auxence Itoua Langa said Friday that individuals opened fire with automatic weapons on a group of gendarmes about 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the capital, Brazzaville. He said several people died, [...]


Sep 30 2016 Road crash leaves bus helper dead

A bus helper was killed in a road accident on Jessore-Narial road in Bagherpara upazila on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Shakil Khandakar, 14, son of Akkas Ali of Raghunathpur village in Narail district.
Officer-in-charge of Bagharpara Police Station Chhairuddin Ahmed said the accident took place in the morning as a Narail-bound bus fell into a [...]


Sep 30 2016 Confce on eye diseases begin in Dhaka

A two-day Bangladesh-India Joint Ophthalmology Conference began in the capital on Friday. 
Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu inaugurated the conference at International Convention City Bashundhara in the capital in the evening.
In his speech, Inu urged the eye specialists of both Bangladesh and India to address the issue of increasing screen-time pressure on human eyes and keep [...]


Sep 30 2016 ঢাকায় নৌ যোগাযোগ

হাতিরঝিলে ওয়াটার ট্যাক্সি নামানো হচ্ছে। খবরটা শুনে ভালোই লাগল, কারণ এই শহরে যাতায়াত করা এখন রীতিমতো দুঃস্বপ্নে পরিণত হয়েছে, তার পরিপ্রেক্ষিতে এটি সুসংবাদই বটে। খবরটি ভালো লাগার আরেকটি কারণ হচ্ছে, এর মধ্য দিয়ে ঢাকার পরিবহনব্যবস্থায় নতুন একটি মাত্রা যুক্ত হবে: নৌ যোগাযোগ। এই ঢাকা শহর নৌকার শহর হতে পারত। যে শহরের বুক চিরে এক সময় [...]


Sep 30 2016 সাভারে পুলিশের সঙ্গে ‘বন্দুকযুদ্ধে’ নিহত ১

সাভারে পুলিশের সঙ্গে কথিত বন্দুকযুদ্ধে এক ব্যক্তি নিহত হয়েছে। গতকাল শুক্রবার দিবাগত রাতে এই ‘বন্দুকযুদ্ধ’ হয়। বিস্তারিত

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Source: প্রথম আলো RSS


Sep 30 2016 Hamid visits dev projects in Mithamoin

President Abdul Hamid visited various under implementation development projects, including Mithamoin dam and Mithamoin auditorium cum community centre, Kishoreganj on Friday.
The President asked the authorities concerned to maintain quality of the construction work and complete the projects on schedule.
"Development work is for public which is carried out with the money comes from the tax paid [...]


Sep 30 2016 A pioneering work on technological innovation for the poor

It is indeed a piece of good news that Dr Abu Hayat Md. Saiful Islam, a Bangladeshi by birth, won the Josef G. Knoll European Science Award-2016 for his outstanding PhD research work. He worked in the Centre for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn, under Professor Joachim von Braun, an eminent economist of the world. This [...]


Sep 30 2016 Potential of Islamic capital market

The history of Islamic capital market (ICM) is relatively new–only two decades. The Security Commission of Malaysia established it first in 1995. The growing awareness and demand for investment in accordance with Islamic principles have made the concept of ICM popular on a global scale.
Islamic capital market serves the function of a  capital market in [...]