shutdown

Trump says solution to shutdown impasse ‘so simple’

With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he would “never ever back down.”

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Which businesses can remain open after 8pm?

Secretary to the Ministry of Labour and Employment has said everything except for the following establishments must be closed after 8pm from tomorrow:

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019
USA

Trump says solution to shutdown impasse ‘so simple’

With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he would “never ever back down.”

January 13, 2019
January 13, 2019

US in longest govt shutdown

The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall entered a record 22nd day Saturday.

January 12, 2019
January 12, 2019

Trump renews threat over wall

President Donald Trump, facing the prospect within days of the longest US government shutdown in history, was considering declaring a national emergency that would likely escalate a policy dispute with Democrats over his proposed US-Mexico border wall into a court test of presidential power.

September 22, 2016
September 22, 2016

Cases filed against BNP men as they committed crimes: PM

Responding to BNP's allegation of facing too many cases, PM Hasina said that cases have been filed as they had committed such crimes adding that those who burnt people to death in the name of movement must be punished.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Superstore owners keep shutter down protesting ‘harassment’

Owners of nearly 100 superstores keep their shutter down in Dhaka and other parts of the country since this morning, protesting “harassment through implementation of discriminatory policy and misuse of law”.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Torch march for Tonu tomorrow, hartal the day after

Students will march with torch tomorrow in favour of the countrywide hartal on April 25 protesting government’s failure to catch the killers of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

Jamaat hartal ends peacefully

The daylong countrywide hartal (shutdown) sponsored by the Jamaat-e-Islami ended without reports of any significant occurrence anywhere in Bangladesh. In Dhaka metropolitan, despite a marginally thinner traffic, all public and private transport services are plying the streets as usual.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Jamaat calls hartal tomorrow over Quasem verdict

Jamaat calls countrywide hartal for tomorrow over the Supreme Court ruling upholding death penalty of its leader Mir Quasem for war crimes.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Jamaat hartal: Normal life in Dhaka, elsewhere

Jamaat’s dawn-to-dusk hartal protesting death penalty of its chief and war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami is underway across the country without any difference. There is no report of any untoward incident anywhere in Dhaka or other parts of the country when this report was last filed.