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Daily Archives: August 14, 2018

Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims ‘Grossly unjust’ : Mahathir

Asianbangla Desk : Malaysia is looking to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects signed by the previous scandal-tainted government as it digs itself out of...

Taliban Battle Gazni : 100 Afghan troops killed

Asianbangla Desk : At least 100 Afghan security forces have been killed as troops backed by US airpower struggled to push the Taliban from...

Rogue White House ex-aide releases Trump tape

Asianbangla Desk : Former White House staffer and TV celebrity Omarosa Manigault Newman has released a recording of a private conversation with President Donald...

BB to block funds of 10 banks

Asianbangla, Dhaka : The central bank will take punitive actions against 10 private banks for failing to attain their farm loan disbursement target in...

Pakistan’s new parliament convenes

Asianbangla Desk : Police commandos arrive to take their positions during the first session of the lower house of parliament, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday,...

No justice’ over bloody Egypt protest crackdown 5 years on: HRW

' Asianabangla Desk : Egypt is yet to prosecute members of the security forces over a bloody 2013 crackdown on protesters that left hundreds dead,...

Uniform call rate from today

Asianbangla, Dhaka : The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has ordered the telecom operators to introduce the minimum uniform call rate of Tk 0.45...

Golam Sarwar passes away

Asianbangal, Dhaka : Veteran journalist Golam Sarwar, editor of Bangla daily Samakal, passed away last night at a hospital in Singapore. He was 75. Sarwar, also...

Master’s Status for Top Qawmi Degree: Towards legal recognition

Asianbangla, Dhaka : The cabinet yesterday approved in principle the draft of a law framed to recognise top Qawmi degree Dawra-e-Hadith as equivalent to...

Scrap almost all quotas

Asianbangla, Dhaka : Almost all quotas in civil service should be abolished and merit-based recruitment prioritised, suggests the committee formed to evaluate the quota...