Front

Pakistan reopens airspace for India

Special Correspondent Pakistan has reopened its airspace to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India earlier this year. “With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (Air Traffic Service) […]

Front

Trump redirects Central American aid to Venezuelan opposition

Online Agencies The United States government has decided to redirect US$41.9 million, meant to financially assist Central American countries, to Venezuela’s opposition, according to an internal document obtained Tuesday by Reuters. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) notified Congress that the aid will be used for salaries, travel, communications equipment, technical assistance and training […]

Front

Imran Khan meets Trump on July 22

Afghan peace vital for new US-Pak relations By M M Ali Pakistanis probably don’t want to hear that Imran Khan is their Donald Trump wrote the Time on July 27,2018 even before the cricketer turned politician took oath of office as the country’s prime minister. Comparing Imran Khan’s victory in june 2018 election with that […]

Miscellany

Greatest festival of cricket

F R Chowdhury CWC19 (Cricket World Cup-2019) started with a match between the host nation England and South Africa in the Oval on 30th May. 2019. The opening ceremony took place in front of the Buckingham Palace the day before the first game. After the opening ceremony HM The Queen met the managers and captains […]

Miscellany

A new perspective of Socialism

Mohsin Siddique This small book, Amar Shomajtantra by A R Khan, has been well received in Bangladesh, but one cannot be sure what it indicates. Is it a sign of some dormant desire for socialism, some hope that despite the tragic demise of socialism in the USSR, the East European Socialist Block, and privatization in […]

Metropolitan

ENSURE SAFE MILK: HC

Food adulteration not an issue of politics Special Correspondent The High Court last week expressed its frustrations over the authorities’ failure to ensure safe food, including milk, and ordered the BFSA and BSTI to report back to the court on their actions against adulteration of milk, curd and cattle feed by July 28. The court […]