Blogger, Journalist in Death Threat

E-Bangladesh Desk News: Threat UK Based Bangladeshi journalist, blogger, cultural activist Juyel Raaj got death threat for his blogging activities and journalism. He intends to travel Bangladesh and posted his tickets in his Face book profile [...]

Hindu house grabbed in Habiganj, owner Anish flees country

E-Bangladesh Desk News: A group of people have forcefully grabbed a house of a Hindu family in Habiganj. The house at Badiuzzaman road in Habiganj belongs to Mr. Anish Kumer Roy. Some local miscreants namely Bacchu mia and his fellows attacked [...]

National Danish Radio allowed Yunus to blacklist journalist

Muhammad Yunus was allowed to reject freelance journalist Tom Heinemann when he was interviewed in connection with a conference in Copenhagen. Writes  Bo Elkjær. The article first appeared on a Danish journalists’ website on 31st Januray. Nobel [...]

Eve teaser ‘Srizon’ identified by bloggers

In 2012 Bangladesh has experienced some demos that were organisied in a bit different way. There were quite a number of human chains where gathering was solely dependent on social media channels. Bloggers arranged those human chains using the [...]

Jamat could be behind the ICT hacking, reveals investigation

Jamat-e-Islam is emerging as the prime suspect in a link to the hacking of a conversation between Justice Nizamul Haque, Chairman of International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh and Dr. Ahmed Ziauddin, an expert in international law based in Brussels, [...]

Transcript of Assange speech to the UN

Following is the transcript of Julian Assange’s Address to the UN on Human Rights – given on Wednesday 26th September – Proofed from live speech. it was published on Wikileaks website on 27th September, 2012. Foreign Minister Patino, [...]

Dr. Yunus: US issues press statement

The state department of the United States of America has issued a press statement regarding recent developments on Grameen Bank and Dr. Muhammad Yunus. Following  is the statement as it is: “The United States is deeply concerned about [...]

Padma bridge funding: the endless drama?

The drama begun in early February of this year, following the World Bank allegation of corruption in Padma Multipurpose Bridge project in Bangladesh. In its last sequence early in today you might have found some light that could have make you [...]

Timeline: The WB, Padma bridge & Abul Hossain

August 20, 2007: An ECNEC meeting headed by Fakhruddin Ahmed approves the Padma bridge project with a cost estimation of Tk 10,161 crore. January 11, 2011: The ECNEC approves the revised plan with a nearly double cost of Tk 20,507 crore for [...]

US sanction on Iran: Bangladesh is the loser!

Many of you may have not thought such, but the truth is US sanction on Iran is hampering Bangladesh economically! Yes,  export of jute and jute products from Bangladesh has dropped down sharply due to the sanction., reports fibre2fashion.com. Quoting [...]