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The Bangladesh and Sri Lanka cricket teams reached Chittagong yesterday amid tight security to play the second Test of the two-match series, which will be followed by two T20 Internationals, at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »
Tribunal frames 16 charges including genocide, torture
A Dhaka tribunal today indicted Syed Mohammad Qaisar, a former state minister for agriculture from Jatiya Party, on 16 charges, including genocide, torture, murder and rape during the Liberation War in 1971.
Qaisar, now 73, formed a group named “Qaisar Bahini” with 500 to 700 men, who committed crimes against humanity in Habiganj and Brahmanbaria during the War of Independence of the country, according to prosecution. Read the rest of this entry »
Thousands of Muslims sought world peace, forgiveness and blessings for mankind and the Muslim Ummah as the second phase of Biswa Ijtema concluded today through the final supplication, Akheri Munajat. Read the rest of this entry »
The sidekick has now become the leading hero it seems, because pants have gained a lot of momentum in terms of variation in recent times. First came pants in every colour imaginable, changing the game completely. Then, as people started accepting coloured pants and became more adventurous with their outfits, in came the ultimate statement-maker: prints. Read the rest of this entry »
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina laid the foundation stone of International Mother Language Institute (IMLI) on March 15, 2001 while the premier inaugurated it on 21 February, 2010. IMLI is the institutional outcome of the International Mother Language Day, which is being celebrated on 21st February since November, 1999. The main purpose of the IMLI is to preserve and protect endangered languages of the world as well as to develop languages Read the rest of this entry »