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Coronavirus: Sanctions and sufferings

By Chandra Muzaffar In the midst of the most horrendous crisis to confront the entire human family in recent decades, the United States elite, it appears, is hell-bent on perpetuating massive sanctions against certain states and affecting regime change in some of them. Sanctions cause much pain and suffering and even death on a wide scale. One would have thought ... Read More »

EC appoints observers for suspended Gaibandha-3 election

Dhaka, Jan 24 – Election Commission (EC) has appointed its observers and monitoring persons to closely oversee the parliamentary polls of Gaibandha-3 constituency scheduled on January 27. EC sources said the Commission on Wednesday appoint seven of its senior election officers to 20 unions under Sadullahpur and Palashbari upazilas of Gaibandha-3 constituency to closely monitor and observe the elections for ... Read More »

Faction of pro-AL teachers to besiege JU VC office

Savar (Dhaka), April 26 – A faction of Awami League-leaning teachers of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday launched fresh programs denouncing alleged assault to their fellows during a protest on April 18 and controversial dean-provost appointments. Amid the ongoing demonstrations, former VC Shariff Enamul loyalists pronounced to lay blockade to the Vice Chancellor’s office on April 30 (Monday) and May 03 ... Read More »

SC asks for undertaking on BGMEA office relocation

Dhaka, March 27 – The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association (BGMEA) to give an undertaking saying that it will not file any more time petition over relocating its office from the city's Hatirjheel area. Read More »

Occupation and genocide disguised as “discovery”

By Jerome Duval “We have been told, and still are, that it was the pilgrims of the Mayflower that populated America. Had it been empty before?” Eduardo Galeano. “What was really discovered [in 1492] is what Spain really was, the reality of Western culture and that of the Church at that time. (…) They did not discover the other world, ... Read More »

ইসলামী যুব আন্দোলন সম্মেলনে আইএবি আমীর মুফতি সৈয়দ রেজাউল করীম

ইসলামী যুব আন্দোলন আজকের ওয়ার্ড প্রতিনিধি সম্মেলনে প্রধান অতিথি ছিলেন, ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশের আমীর মুফতি সৈয়দ রেজাউল করীম, পীর সাহেব চরমোনাই। Read More »

50 people taken to hospitals from tower fire

London – London Ambulance Service says 50 people have been taken to five hospitals following a major fire in a high-rise residential building. The service says a major incident has been declared in the west London after a fire broke out in the early hours of the morning. The building was engulfed quickly, and London’s fire commissioner says there have ... Read More »

Snowfall at springtime in Germany

Stutgurt, Germany – As the first spring rays of sun come out the German people like to soaking up the sun in the gardens, parks and outdoor cafes and enjoying eagerly anticipated beginning of the warm season. But Polar air is overspreading in Germany fron Scandinavia and Western Russia for extended period in April. Read More »