Front

US issues another travel advisory for Bangladesh

Special Correspondent The USA has issued a second travel advisory, within seven days, warning its nationals to exercise increased caution while travelling across Bangladesh. The travel advisory warned US citizens to employ extreme level of caution in Dhaka and Southeast Bangladesh, including the Chittagong Hill Tracts, due to “crime, terrorism, and kidnapping.” The US Department […]

Front

Is a war with Iran on the horizon?

Bob Dreyfuss HERE is the foreign policy question of questions in 2019: Are President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, all severely weakened at home and with few allies abroad, reckless enough to set off a war with Iran? Could military actions designed to be limited — […]

Metropolitan

62pc WASA service seekers face corruption :TIB

Special Correspondent Nearly 62 per cent service seekers face corruption and other irregularities in Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority, says a Transparency International Bangladesh study. While releasing the report at a news conference TIB executive director Iftekharuzzaman said Wednesday that as corruption and the other irregularities occur to serve mutual interests it became difficult […]

Metropolitan

UPDF Leader Michael Chakma missing

Special Correspondent A top leader of the United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) went missing on April on his way to Dhaka from Kanchpur in Narayanganj. Chittagong Hill Tracts-based UPDF organizer, Michael Chakma, is also central general secretary of the United Workers’ Democratic Front (UWDF). Four UPDF-backed organizations on Monday issued a media statement, saying Michael […]