Monthly Archives: November 2019

Donald Trump makes surprise Afghan trip, voices hope for ceasefire

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Thebdexpress The Taliban wants to make a peace deal with the U.S., President Donald Trump said on Nov. 28 during a surprise visit to Afghanistan to celebrate Thanksgiving with American troops. “The Taliban wants to make a deal, and we’re meeting with them,” Trump said in a meeting with his Afghan counterpart President Ashraf Ghani during his visit at the Bagram Airfield, according to The New ...

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Fakhrul among 500 BNP men sued over Nov 26 clash

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Thebdexpress A case has been filed with Shahbagh Police Station against 500 BNP leaders and activists including the party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir for their alleged involvement in Tuesday’s (Nov 26) vandalism and attacks on police in city’s High Court area. Shahbagh police station officer-in-charge (OC) Abul Hasan said the police filed the case on Tuesday night. Some ...

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Bangladesh stands ready to repatriate Rohingyas: Momen

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Thebdexpress Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen today ruled out Myanmar allegation against Bangladesh over the delay in Rohingya repatriation, saying Dhaka stands ready to send back all displaced people to their home of origin, Rakhine. “Myanmar alleged that repatriation has been delayed due to Bangladesh … isn’t a propaganda? … we stand ready to start repatriation …. whenever ...

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Shut illegal brick kilns in 15 days to lessen air pollution: HC

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Thebdexpress The High Court on Tuesday (Nov 26) directed the authorities concerned to launch mobile court drives to shut the unauthorised brick kilns in Dhaka, Narayanganj, Gazipur, Munshiganj and Manikganj districts in 15 days for reducing air pollution. The HC bench comprising Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader issued the order in response to a writ petition ...

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Gold price rises by Tk 1166 per bhori

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Thebdexpress Bangladesh Jewellers’ Association (BAJUS) on Saturday (November 23) decided to increase the price of gold at Tk 1,166 per bhori. The new rate will be effective from Sunday (November 24), says a press release signed by BAJUS general secretary Dilip Kumar Agarwal. The price increases in congruity with the international market, Dilip Kumar Agarwal said. According to new price ...

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Hong Kong polls results give democracy backers big win

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Thebdexpress Pro-democracy candidates buoyed by months of street protests in Hong Kong won a stunning victory in local elections on Sunday, as record numbers voted in a vivid expression of the city’s aspirations and its anger with the Chinese government. It was a pointed rebuke of Beijing and its allies in Hong Kong, and the turnout — seven in 10 ...

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The Biggest Summit of CXOs is Back Again

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Thebdexpress The biggest summit of CXOs in the country is happening again on the 30th of November, 2019. This summit is an approach to prepare organizations in responding to a changing regulatory environment, technology and digitization for a competitive advantage along with sustainable leadership promoting good corporate governance. Organizations around the world emphasize the culture of good corporate governance. This ...

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CIID moves on keeping onion market stable

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Thebdexpress As part of the government’s move to keep the onion price stable, the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) today had discussions with 14 onion importers, inquiring about their onion stock and also selling prices. “We are trying to collect some information from the onion importers concerning their places of sales, prices of onion sold and also about their ...

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17th span of Padma Bridge to be installed tomorrow

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Thebdexpress The 17th span of the 6.15-kilometre long Padma Bridge would be installed on the 22nd and the 23rd pillars at Mawa point in the district tomorrow morning. All preparations have been completed to install the span 4-D on the 22nd and the 23rd pillars at the Mawa point from 10 am to 11 am tomorrow, Humayun Kabir, an engineer ...

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Facebook agrees to provide additional documents

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  Thebdexpress Facebook Inc has agreed to turn over additional documents after the California state attorney general’s office went to court this month to compel the social media firm to comply with requests for information in its privacy investigation. Under a joint stipulation filed in San Francisco Superior Court this week, the company agreed by November 26 to respond to ...

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