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PM slams BNP for calling anti-drive mere eyewash

Dhaka – Taking a swipe at BNP leaders for terming eyewash the ongoing anti-corruption drive, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said time will say whether it is eyewash or anything else. “They keep calling it as eyewash; wait and watch… you’ll see whether it’s eyewash or anything else,” she said posing a question as to why she would go ... Read More »

Create conditions in Rakhine for Rohingya repatriation: NAM

‘Comprehensive, durable solution sought addressing root causes’ Dhaka, Oct 27 – The heads of state or government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) have underscored the importance of creating “conducive conditions” in Rakhine State for the voluntary return of Rohingyas to their place of origin in Myanmar in a “safe, secure and dignified” manner. Read More »

Turkey-Syria offensive: Not our border, says Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has said Turkey’s incursion into Syria is “not our border”, and called the former US allies the Kurds “no angels”. The US is facing intense criticism for withdrawing its forces from Syria, which some say gave Turkey the green light to launch a cross-border offensive against Kurdish-led forces. Read More »

Quick trial of Abrar murder case ordered, PM tells

Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said she has directed the Law Minister to look for a way for the quick disposal of the Abrar Fahad murder case. “I’ve already asked the Law Minister to find out a way for the quick disposal of the case (Abrar Fahad killing),” she said. The Prime Minister said this while the ... Read More »