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BNP ‘s nationwide demo again Tuesday

WT24 Desk Accusing the government of obstructing its today’s (Sunday’s) scheduled programme at different places, BNP again announced countrywide demonstrations for Tuesday demanding the release of its chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail, Agencies report. Party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi came up with the announcement at a press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office on Sunday. “We’ll again ...

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BNP to face Muslim League’s fate: Quader

WT24 Desk Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said BNP will face the same fate of Muslim League due to its leadership crisis, Agency reports. “The leadership of BNP is now facing the existential crisis. They’ll have the same consequences as the Muslim League has,” he said. Quader, also the Road Transport and Bridges Minister, came up with ...

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Evo Morales on trip to Cuba

WT24 Desk Evo Morales, the self-exiled former president of Bolivia, is in Cuba for a medical appointment, an aide to the former leader said Friday night, Agencies report. Gabriela Montaño, a former Bolivian health minister who has been with Morales in Mexico, did not specify whether he made the trip for a routine medical checkup or an appointment to treat ...

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‘Nasty drama’ over Khaleda’s bail

Fakhrul blames govt for influencing court WT24 Desk BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday accused the government of staging a ‘nasty drama’ over its chairperson Khaleda Zia’s bail in Zia Charitable Trust graft case, Agencies report. “Now, there’s no rule of law in the country. They (govt) are now staging a nasty drama over the bail of ...

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Khaleda’s bail petition hearing deferment unprecedented

It’s unfortunate for the nation, says BNP WT24 Desk BNP on Friday said the Appellate Division’s decision to defer the hearing on the bail petition of its chairperson Khaleda Zia is unprecedented, Agencies report. “It’s said the situation in the High Court and Supreme Court (on Thursday) unprecedented. We also think such a decision (of the Appellate Division) is unprecedented,” ...

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Ctg north dist AL council Saturday

WT24 Desk The triennial council of Awami League (AL), Chattogram north district unit will be held tomorrow in city’s Laldighi Maidan, BSS reports. AL general secretary and road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader will attend the council as the chief guest while Awami League presidium member Engr. Mosharraf Hussain will formally inaugurate the council. AL Presidium member Advocate Abdul ...

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Tehran hasn’t closed window on talks with US

Says Iran president Hassan Rouhani WT24 Desk Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran hasn’t closed the window on talks with the U.S. but reiterated his government’s standing condition that the Trump administration lift sanctions imposed on Iran before any negotiations can take place, Agencies report. Rouhani’s statement was posted on the Iranian presidency’s website Wednesday. It quoted him as saying ...

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Trump blasts Macron ‘nasty’ comments on Nato

US president calls French leader’s comments ‘nasty’ and says Paris could leave alliance WT24 Desk US President Donald Trump has accused his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron of being “nasty” for saying Nato was “brain dead”, Agencies report. Mr Trump is in London for a summit marking the bloc’s 70th anniversary. At a news conference, Mr Trump said Nato served a ...

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By-polls to Ctg-8 Jan 13

The seat fell vacant at Moniuddin Khan Badal’s death WT24 Desk The Election Commission (EC) has fixed January 13 to hold by-elections to the Chattogram-8 constituency that fell vacant after the death of JSD leader Moinuddin Khan Badal, Agencies report. EC secretary Md. Alamgir announced the election schedule at Media Center of Election Bhaban on Sunday (Dec 1). According to ...

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AL picks leaders for Dhaka north, south

Bazlur Rahman and Abu Ahammed to lead the two units WT24 Desk The Awami League has picked Sheikh Bazlur Rahman and Abu Ahammed Mohammad Mannafi to lead its Dhaka metropolitan North and South units respectively, Agencies report. SM Mannan Kochi and Humayun Kabir were named general secretaries of the two units during its triennial conference at the Suhrawardy Udyan on ...

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