Daily Archives: February 3, 2018


Kamal meets Hefajat chief

Kamal meets Hefajat chief

TRIBUNAL DESK: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday paid a courtesy call on Hefajat-e Islam chief Shah Ahmed Shafi in Chittagong. The minister met him at Al-Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul Islam (Hathazari Madrasa) in Hathazari in the afternoon. Talking to the reporters after the visit, the minister said, “He [Shafi] was ill. That’s why


Bandwidth price cut by 15pc

TRIBUNAL DESK: Wholesale internet bandwidth price has been slashed by up to 15 percent to discourage imports from India and increase its usage, said officials of Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd (BSCCL). With effective from yesterday, the price cut will initially benefit mostly international gateway operators and internet service providers, said the company’s top officials.


Defence minister: Saudi, UAE intended to invade Qatar

TRIBUNAL DESK: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates had intentions to invade Qatar at the beginning of a diplomatic crisis that erupted in June, according to Qatar’s defence minister. In an interview with the Washington Post on Friday, Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah said his Gulf neighbours have “tried everything” to destabilise the country,


Khaleda likely to start election campaign from Sylhet

TRIBUNAL DESK: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia is likely to start her party’s election campaign from Sylhet before a special court pronounces its verdict in a graft case against her. “Our Chairperson is likely to visit Sylhet on Monday to offer fateha at the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (R),” BNP standing committee member