Wednesday, September 27, 2023

BNP blames govt for reluctance to hold talks

The BNP acting secretary general, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, alleged on Thursday that fresh talks between the Opposition and the government over election-time interim government has not yet been held due to the latter’s “reluctant attitude” to take any such step. “Our party chairperson Khaleda Zia has expressed her intention to sit across the table

33 million Internet users in Bangladesh

The number of Internet users in the country touched the 33.43 million mark at the end of April this year, according to a senior official of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC). About 95 per cent of them use the Internet through mobile phones, while the rest use broadband Internet from Internet Service Providers (ISP), ... Read more

BNP’s memo to Speaker Release of MK Anwar, Bulu demanded

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Thursday requested Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury to take necessary steps to free the detained opposition MPs– MK Anwar and Barkatullah Bulu so that they could take part in the forthcoming session of parliament. A five-member parliamentary delegation of BNP, led by opposition chief whip Zainul Abdin Farruque,

Mother, son explore nature through art

The mother and son artist-duo have adored nature in their artworks using different mediums—the mother Ferdousy Priyabhashini upholds nature through sculptures and installations while her son Karu Titas depicts nature in abstract and semi-abstract paintings. Priyabhashini has dealt with nature through the use of branches, trunks and roots of dead trees; bamboo; soil and

Mukti Mukti staged

Helplessness of a father desperately searching his abducted son during the War of Independence touched the hearts of the audience while they witnessed the play Mukti Mukti at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Repertory staged the play as part of the ongoing theatre festival organised by