Jun 26 2016 Chile beats Argentina after Messi miss

Chile beat Argentina 4-2 on penalties in the Copa America Centenario to defend their 2015 title, after 120 minutes of regular and extra time. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Jun 26 2016 Corbyn office ’sabotaged’ EU Remain campaign

The prime minister’s resigned. No-one knows who the next occupant of No 10 will be. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Jun 26 2016 For Trump and Brexit voters, echoes of the same frustrations

At the heart of the campaign that led Britain to vote to leave the European Union was a desire to regain independence lost amid a globalised world. It’s the same kind of feeling that Donald Trump rode to become the presumptive Republican nominee in the US, where he campaigns to put “America first” and “make [...]

 

Jun 26 2016 Govt’s demolition order ignored

The Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) and the two Dhaka city corporations have yet to demolish the 321 unsafe buildings the government wanted to see knocked down by May 27. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Jun 26 2016 Dhaka-Ctg oil pipeline in 3 years

The government would install a 240-km pipeline from Chittagong to Dhaka within three years for the supply of petroleum fuel at a cheap rate, State Minister for Power Nasrul Hamid told parliament yesterday. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Jun 26 2016 18,424cr loss in 6yrs

The impact of climate change and natural disasters cost 43.61 lakh Bangladeshi households in disaster-prone areas Tk 18,424 crore between 2009 and 2014, said the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics yesterday. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Jun 26 2016 Leaving home in fear of torture

Fearing torture and harassment allegedly by forest officials, around 187 Bangladeshi indigenous men, women and children of five villages under Kalenga Reserve Forest in Habiganj tried to cross into India on Saturday early morning. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Jun 26 2016 Banks too get 9-day holiday

Bangladesh Bank and all other banks will remain closed for 9 straight days starting Friday, July 1. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Jun 26 2016 Selfless love for the helpless

With tangled hair and ragged cloths, she moped around footpath shops at the Paltan intersection, whining for handouts. Her ill-nourished, thin body was crusted with dirt all the time and she lived on alms she begged from shop to shop. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Jun 26 2016 7-8 killers took part in mission

Seven to eight criminals took part in the murder of SP Babul Akter’s wife Mahmuda Khanam Mitu in exchange for money they received through a middleman, police said yesterday. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 
 
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