Election without BNP would not be so easy: Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said holding the next general election keeping the BNP outside would not be ‘so easy’. Talking to journalists at BNP central office, he said the last general election they (ruling Awami…

42.4pc survivors of rana plaza tragedy still jobless

Some 57.6 per cent survivors of Rana Plaza collapse are engaged in various types of wage and self-employments, while 42.4 per cent claimed that they are jobless, shows a recent survey. Those who are unemployed cited physical weakness (48.1 pc)…

Lots of explosive found in raid at Jhenaidah house

Police  recovered huge improvised explosive device and detonators, three suicidal vest, a pressure cooker bomb and 20 containers of chemicals raiding an abandoned house on Friday afternoon, suspecting it to be an extremists’ hideout at Thanthania village of Porahati union…

Serena expecting to be mom this year

‘I’m happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this fall,’ the publicist said in a statement to AFP. While Williams won’t play again this year, ‘she looks forward to returning in 2018,’ Bush Novak said. Williams’ social media post…

Heavy rainfall marooned parts of Chittagong city

Heavy precipitation on Friday morning caused intolerable sufferings to residents of Chittagong city as its low-lying areas went under nearly knee-deep water. Downpour since 5:00am inundated Bahaddar Hat, Bakalia, Chakbazar, CMB area, Gate number two, Sholshahar, GEC intersection, WASA intersection,…

British PM calls June 8 interim election

British prime minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by shoring up support for her Brexit plan. Below is the…

BTRC fined Grameenphone Tk 30cr for using illigal broadband

The telecom regulator on Sunday asked Grameenphone to pay in 10 days Tk 30 crore the regulator slapped as fine on the leading mobile phone company for violating rules by providing broadband internet services under ‘Go Broadband’ brand. GP, however, in…

Fakhrul advises all the leaders to get united

INEWS16 REPORT :: Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday cleared the necessity for getting the party activists united and forging national unity to remove the incumbent ‘evil force.’ He came up with statements addressing a…

Robi is fined Tk 4.1 lakh for deceiving clients

  INEWS16 REPORT :: The Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection on Monday fined mobile operator Robi Tk 4.1 lakh for three incidents of deceiving clients for internet packages. Officials of DNRC said Robi was fined Tk 2.5 lakh, Tk…

BD would advance further in Nababarsha: PM

INEWS16 REPORT :: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed her firm optimism that Bangladesh would advance further and the countrymen would get a beautiful life in Bangla Nababarsha, BSS reports. “Bangladesh would move ahead further in Bangla Nababarsha by clearing…

Pahela Baishakh 1424 being celebrated with enthusiasm

 INEWS16 REPORT ::The nation is celebrating Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year-1424, with much enthusiasm, fanfare and traditional gaiety.The day is a public holiday. More than four decades after Baishakh celebrations became a weapon of the Bengali’s…

India Tour,Hasina satisfied but not people : Khaleda

INEWS16 REPORT :: Terming Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s recent India tour as ‘unsuccessful’, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia said that the Premier returned home empty-handed. “The country has been sacrificed during the PM’s tour”, she added. She made the comments at a…

Khaleda Zia’s graft case hearing adjourned till May 18

INEWS16 REPORT :: A Dhaka court has fixed May 18 for placing BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s self defence statement in the Zia Charitable graft case. Judge Abu Ahmed Jomader of the Special Judge Court in Bakshibazar passed the order on…

Mufti Hannan, 2 aides are hanged

The jail authorities on Wednesday night executed Harkat-ul-Jihad (HuJi) top leader Mufti Abdul Hannan and his two aides for grenade attack on the-then UK envoy in Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury in 2004. The two other militants were Sharif Shahedul Alam alias…

Shakib, Opu reconcile at last

It is appeared filmier than a film as Dhallywood popular duo Shakib Khan and Opu Biswas minimised their hatred for each other over their marriage overnight and agreed to live as a family with their son Abraham Khan Joy in…

PM admits failure to bring Teesta water: Fakhrul

INEWS16 REPORT :: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has admitted failure to bring Teesta water during her four-day visit to India, claimed Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday. Fakhrul came up with the claim quoting the…

“Nothing to hide over the deals with India” : PM

The prime minister Sheikh Hasina  said there is nothing to hide over the deals signed with India during her tour of the neighbouring country Prime minister  on Tuesday also said she rejected a proposal for construction of a barrage on…

BNP for making public all deals with India

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday asked the government to make public all deals signed with India during prime minister Shaikh Hasina’s ongoing tour of India. ‘It has been clearly stated in the constitution that if the government sighs any agreement…

Who has committed the recent gas attack in Syria?

JUST a couple of days ago the better part of the western media found themselves actively engaged in yet another propaganda campaign, provoked by allegations of ‘yet another’ gas attack allegedly committed in the Syrian city of Khan Sheikhun in…

No defence deal without settlement of pressing issues : BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party(BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday claimed that only any defence deal or memorandum of understanding between Bangladesh and India without settlement of the pressing problems of Bangladesh would not be acceptable to people. During…

US warns about travel to Bangladesh

  The United States  warns about travel to Bangladesh and tightening restrictions on family members accompanying US government officials posted in the South Asian country. In its warning message, the State Department on Thursday, says that threats from terrorist groups…

Hasina -Modi meet up, 22 deals signed

 Altogether 22 deals over various issues at government and business levels were signed between the neighbouring countries in presence of the prime ministers. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee were also present there. The deals include a memorandum of understanding to…

Suu Kyi denies Rohingya Muslims cleansing

Aung San Suu Kyi has denied there is ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, despite widespread reports of abuses. In an exclusive interview with the BBC, the Nobel peace prize winner acknowledged problems in Rakhine state, where…

Two journalists submits war crimes reports against Musa

Two journalists submitted different written documents to the War Crimes Investigation Agency on Thursday afternoon about business tycoon Musa Bin Shamsher who allegedly committed crimes against humanity during the war of independence in 1971. Journalists Prabir Shikdar and Sagar Lohani…