Bangladesh on Sunday closed its borders with India for two weeks because of the worsening Covid-19 situation.
160 million knocks for movement pass in 46 hours
Dhaka, Apr 15 : The movement pass app launched by Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) to facilitate emergency travel during the 8-day strict lockdown has received almost 160 million knocks/hits within just 46 hours.
RU students postpone movement
Rajshahi University students postponed their continuous movement for reopening all the dormitories of the university until February 24 as the authority assured them to reopen the hall as early as they can.
PM Hasina pays tribute to Language Movement martyrs
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday paid rich tribute to the martyrs of the Language Movement by placing wreath at the Central Shaheed Minar marking ‘Amar Ekushey’ — the International Mother Language Day and Shaheed Dibosh.
Eid: Public transport movement to be suspended for 9 days
Transport movement will remain suspended for nine days before and after Eid-ul-Azha, aiming to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Restrictions on movement in Red Zones
Dhaka, June 16 – In an effort to prevent transmission of coronavirus and to improve the situation, the government has issued some directives imposing restrictions on the movement of people. The Cabinet Division issued the directives on Monday which will…
Can the Covid-19 lockdown spark a clean air movement?
When India shut down last month and suspended all transport to contain the spread of coronavirus, the skies over its polluted cities quickly turned an azure blue, and the air, unusually fresh.
BB for ensuring bank employees’ smooth movement
News Desk Bangladesh Bank (BB) has requested the Home Affairs Ministry to take necessary steps for ensuring smooth travel of bank employees during the ongoing general holidays in the wake of coronavirus out break.
Month of language movement begins
News Desk As the month of language movement begins today, the country’s people will pay tributes to the valiant sons of the soil who were martyred during the language movement in the month of February in 1952.
Those failed to wage movement can’t win polls: Quader
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said those who failed to wage a movement will never be able to win any election.
Won’t accept movement holding students hostage: Dipu Moni
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Wednesday said the government will not accept any programme or movement that holds students or others hostage.
BNP lawmakers urged to resign, join movement for democracy
Dhaka, Dec 30 – The 20-party alliance leaders yesterday called upon the BNP lawmakers to resign from parliament and take to the streets for the restoration of democracy and the release of party chairperson Khaleda Zia.
Toaha recalled, movement to restore people’s rights urged
Rich tributes were paid to Comrade Mohammad Toaha and united movement for restoring democracy and the rights of toiling masses was emphasised at a meeting organised on Friday by the syamyabadi Dal marking the 32nd death anniversary of the late…
No alternative to movement , says BNP
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said they are working to unite all the patriotic forces as there is no alternative to taking to the streets to ‘restore democracy’ and people’s rights by dislodging the current ‘fascist…
Khaleda to be released thru tougher movement: BNP
Dhaka, Oct 15 – BNP standing committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed yesterday said that party Chairperson Khaleda Zia serving will be released through waging tougher movement not on bail.
Indigenous movement sees win: Ecuador repeals austerity
In an unprecedented public dialogue between the Ecuadorian government and the indigenous movement, President Lenin Moreno announced the repeal of Decree 883 Sunday night, ending an eleven-day strike that paralyzed the country and was met with brutal police repression against…
Woman behind French #MeToo movement fined for defamation
A Paris court ruled on Wednesday that the woman who launched the French version of the #MeToo movement must pay 20,000 euros ($22,000) for defaming the man she accused of harassment.
Remembering a powerful voice in disability rights movement
Human Rights Watch Mourns the Passing of Marca Bristo Shantha Rau Barriga, Director, Disability Rights Division It is with deep sadness that we mourn the passing of Marca Bristo, tireless partner to and supporter of Human Rights Watch’s Disability Rights…
Youths join digital peace movement
Peace in every sphere of life must to achieve SDG16, says UN Dhaka, Aug 28 – Youths at a dialogue titled “Peace Talk Café” on Wednesday vowed to build an environment of peace in the digital space.
BNP to intensify movement for Khaleda’s release: Farroque
Dhaka, July 19 (UNB) – BNP leader Zainul Abedin Farroque on Friday said their party will soon take to the streets intensifying its movement for having party chairperson Khaleda Zia freed from jail. “Our party will take tough action programmes…
BNP decides to intensify movement seeking Khaleda’s release
Dhaka, Jun 29 (UNB) – BNP on Saturday decided take a series of action programmes to intensify its movement for ensuring the release of Khaleda Zia from jail. The decision was taken at a meeting of BNP standing committee members…
How indigenous people in Sikkim united in anti-dam movement
by Sahana Ghosh on 17 June 2019 • Territoriality through traditional self-governance played a key role in successful and sustained anti-dam protests by two indigenous communities in Lachen and Lachung in the eastern Himalayas. • While many anti-dam protests have…
Vessel movement snapped by collision resumes at Ctg Port
Chattogram, Jun 14 (UNB) – The vessel movement at the outer anchorage of the Chittagong port resumed on Friday noon after three hours of suspension following a head-on collision between two vessels at the estuary of the Bay of Bengal…
IBBL paid tribute to the language movement martyrs
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited paid tribute to the language movement martyrs led by Major General (Retd.) Engr. Abdul Matin, Chairman, Risk Management Committee and Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director & CEO of the bank in observance of Martyrdom Day…
Bd opposition BNP pushes for fresh polls, movement
Claiming that Awami League has turned into a ‘mass enemy’ for ‘looting democracy’, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said their movement will continue until a people’s government is installed through a fresh election under a nonparty…
BNP rejects new cabinet, vows to continue movement
BNP on Tuesday turned down the new 47-member cabinet, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, which took oath on Monday.
No anarchy in movement name to be tolerated: Bd Minister
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said if BNP tries to unleash any anarchy in the name of movement in the future that will be thwarted at any cost.
BNP vows to continue movement
Dhaka, Sept 1 – BNP on Saturday took a fresh vow to continue its movement for ‘ousting’ the current government to ‘restore’ democracy and people’s rights.