Mar 2 2015 Danger of being branded as PRO-Israeli

Sohail Choudhury In a country where 90 percent plus population is Muslim, where existence of Islamists are clear, in such country being branded as pro-Israeli can be so dangerous that is beyond imagination. The editor of Weekly Blitz Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury was sentenced to seven years in prison (rigorous) by Metropolitan Session Judge Jahurul [...]


Mar 2 2015 Is too much health research – unnecessary, unethical, unscientific, wasteful?

Bobby Ramakant Too much health and medical research may be unnecessary, unethical, unscientific, and wasteful, warns a new global network, ‘Evidence-Based Research Network (EBRNetwork)’ – initiated by a group of Norwegian and Danish researchers. Researchers, research funders, regulators, sponsors and publishers of research fail to use earlier research when preparing to start, fund or publish [...]


Mar 2 2015 Who is this Rabindra Ghosh (Adv): Who does he work for !?

Subhas Chandra Saha (advocate) He poses himself to be the sole defender of Hindu Rights in Bangladesh.  An international spokesperson for the Hindus in Bangladesh, who according to him, are the persecuted community. I live in Bangladesh ever since I was born. Practice law here and never encountered any impediment from any body who does not belong to [...]



PRESS CONFERENCE AMERICAN CLUB, DHAKA, FEBRUARY 17, 2015 Assalamualaikum, Namashkar.  Hello and welcome.  Thank you all for coming. For 30 years I have sought to be posted in Bangladesh.   I am thrilled to finally be here, and to build on the efforts of so many to help our relationship become even broader and deeper. I [...]


Mar 2 2015 The Pope is under fire worldwide

Is the Holy See now doing what it claimed not to be doing a year ago, namely actively and internationally promoting the corporal punishment of children? Asks former Irish President Mary McAleese Sir Frank Peters The Pope’s silence on corporal punishment to children continues to fuel the inferno he ignited globally. While sycophants, apologists and [...]


Mar 2 2015 Strategic Business Agreement signed between SJIBL and NCC Bank

Press Release Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited signed a Strategic Business Agreement with National Credit and Commerce Bank Limited for IME remittance service at its head office on 16th February 2015. By this agreement all the branches of Shahjalal Islami Bank Ltd. will be able to render IME remittance service to the beneficiaries within a short [...]


Mar 2 2015 BD Ex. Prime Minister starving for 5 days in a row

A. J. Choudhury Many are angered to know that their leader and former Prime Minister of Bangladesh is starving for 5 days in a row. While, a large group questions, if it is possible at all ? Can a person survive without food for 5 days ? As history says, Mahatma Gandhi or MK Gandhi survived twenty [...]


Mar 2 2015 Political view of a frow

A. J. Choudhury Does people’s agony touch Politicians (?) Clear answer to the question is a BIG NO….!! Imagine your father is a government officer and he is stripped while entering his office, how would you feel (?) Happy–Sad or something like — feel like killing those people who unclothed (?) May be some would [...]


Mar 2 2015 চট্টগ্রামে দুটি বাসে আগুন

চট্টগ্রাম মাত্র ১০ মিনিটের ব্যবধানে নগরের ইপিজেড মোড় ও বহদ্দারহাট এলাকায় দুটি বাসে আগুন দিয়েছে দুর্বৃত্তরা। এতে হতাহতের খবর পাওয়া যায়নি। আজ সোমবার রাতে এ ঘটনা ঘটে।
পুলিশ জানায়, রাত ৮টা ২০ মিনিটে নগরের ইপিজেড মোড়ে যাত্রীবেশে উঠে দুর্বৃত্তরা একটি বাসে আগুন দেয়। আগুন দেওয়ার বিষয়টি টের পেয়ে যাত্রীরা সবাই বাস থেকে নেমে যান। তাই এতে [...]


Mar 2 2015 রাজশাহীতে সাবেক মেয়রের বাড়িতে বোমা হামলা

রাজশাহী সিটি করপোরেশনের সাবেক মেয়র মহানগর আওয়ামী লীগের সভাপতি এ এইচ এম খায়রুজ্জামান লিটনের বাড়িতে বোমা হামলা চালিয়েছে দুর্বৃত্তরা। আজ সোমবার রাত নয়টার দিকে এ ঘটনা ঘটে।
বোমাটি বাসার দ্বিতীয় তলার বারান্দায় বিকট শব্দে বিস্ফোরিত হয়। এ সময় লিটন বাড়িতে ছিলেন না।খায়রুজ্জামান লিটনের স্ত্রী শাহীন আক্তার জানান, তাঁর স্বামী ঢাকায় আছেন। তিনি ড্রইং রুমে বসে টিভি [...]