monglanews24.com - Home https://monglanews24.com/ The RSS feed of monglanews24.com en Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd. Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:22:35 +0600 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:22:35 +0600 Home Writing about the border crisis, hoping to break down walls https://monglanews24.com/arts/2020/01/18/writing-about-the-border-crisis-hoping-to-break-down-walls During one of many harrowing moments in Jeanine Cummins’ new novel, “American Dirt,” the protagonist, a bookstore owner named Lydia, has a jarring realisation. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:33:31 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/jeanine-cummins-american-dirt-180120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/jeanine-cummins-american-dirt-180120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/arts/2020/01/18/writing-about-the-border-crisis-hoping-to-break-down-walls French strikers shut down the Louvre, setting a new target in a pension fight https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/18/french-strikers-shut-down-the-louvre-setting-a-new-target-in-a-pension-fight Visitors were turned away from the Louvre on Friday after strikers protesting the French government’s planned pension overhaul blocked entrances to the museum, leaving tourists from around the world befuddled and frustrated. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:36:01 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/france-strike-180120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/france-strike-180120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/18/french-strikers-shut-down-the-louvre-setting-a-new-target-in-a-pension-fight Putin and the art of stepping down gracefully while keeping his grip on power https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/18/putin-and-the-art-of-stepping-down-gracefully-while-keeping-his-grip-on-power Several years ago, for reasons that have never been explained, President Vladimir Putin vanished from the public eye for more than a week, sending the Russian capital into a tizzy over his fate. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:17:20 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/putin-russia-180120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/putin-russia-180120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/18/putin-and-the-art-of-stepping-down-gracefully-while-keeping-his-grip-on-power Trump says Iran's Khamenei 'should be very careful with his words' https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/18/trump-says-iran-s-khamenei-should-be-very-careful-with-his-words US President Donald Trump said Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei should be very careful about what he says after Khamenei harshly criticised the United States in a Friday prayers sermon in Tehran. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 10:51:54 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/trump-threats-iran-180120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/trump-threats-iran-180120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/18/trump-says-iran-s-khamenei-should-be-very-careful-with-his-words Bogura MP Abdul Mannan dies at 66 https://monglanews24.com/politics/2020/01/18/bogura-mp-abdul-mannan-dies-at-66 Abdul Mannan, an Awami League lawmaker from Bogura-1, has died during treatment for a heart ailment at the age of 66. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 10:18:57 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/bagura-mp-mannan-dies-180120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/bagura-mp-mannan-dies-180120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/politics/2020/01/18/bogura-mp-abdul-mannan-dies-at-66 Campaign spending: What the Dhaka mayor candidates have revealed? https://monglanews24.com/politics/2020/01/18/campaign-spending-what-the-dhaka-mayor-candidates-have-revealed Despite public scepticism about the money candidates declare as their campaign spending, the mayor runners of Dhaka have submitted to the Election Commission accounts of possible expenses and sources. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 04:36:42 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/election-poster-60-feet-170120-010.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/election-poster-60-feet-170120-010.jpg https://monglanews24.com/politics/2020/01/18/campaign-spending-what-the-dhaka-mayor-candidates-have-revealed Defiant councillor candidates in Dhaka give Awami League, BNP headache https://monglanews24.com/politics/2020/01/18/defiant-councillor-candidates-in-dhaka-give-awami-league-bnp-headache Councillor candidates backed by the two main political camps are scratching their heads over rebel contenders from their own parties in the elections to the two Dhaka city corporations. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:41:22 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/election-poster-60-feet-170120-06.jpg1/ALTERNATES/w140/election-poster-60-feet-170120-06.jpg https://monglanews24.com/politics/2020/01/18/defiant-councillor-candidates-in-dhaka-give-awami-league-bnp-headache A blow to the head makes an instant hero in India https://monglanews24.com/people/2020/01/18/a-blow-to-the-head-makes-an-instant-hero-in-india Under a highway bridge in New Delhi, where a large protest had shut down several lanes of traffic, a coterie of veteran dissidents took turns speaking: men with shaggy beards, singers strumming guitars, social activists so impassioned that spit flew from their wet lips. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:36:02 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/india-jnu-aishe-ghosh-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/india-jnu-aishe-ghosh-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/people/2020/01/18/a-blow-to-the-head-makes-an-instant-hero-in-india Disney drops Fox from Twentieth Century name https://monglanews24.com/entertainment/2020/01/18/disney-drops-fox-from-twentieth-century-name Sound the trumpets: Twentieth Century Fox, a name and klieg-lit logo that stretches back 85 years in Hollywood, is dropping the word Fox so that consumers do not mistakenly think the movie studio has anything to do with Rupert Murdoch’s polarising Fox News media empire. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 01:42:20 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/twentieth-century-fox-disney-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/twentieth-century-fox-disney-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/entertainment/2020/01/18/disney-drops-fox-from-twentieth-century-name A common charger for all phones? The European Union is on the case https://monglanews24.com/technology/2020/01/18/a-common-charger-for-all-phones-the-european-union-is-on-the-case The European Union wants to make it easier to charge your mobile phone and other devices. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 01:15:59 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/phone-chargers-france-europe-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/phone-chargers-france-europe-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/technology/2020/01/18/a-common-charger-for-all-phones-the-european-union-is-on-the-case Trump adds legal heavyweights Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/18/trump-adds-legal-heavyweights-starr-dershowitz-to-impeachment-team President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton’s 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 00:53:35 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/trump-impeachment-170120-05.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/trump-impeachment-170120-05.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/18/trump-adds-legal-heavyweights-starr-dershowitz-to-impeachment-team Indian general talks of ‘deradicalisation camps’ for Kashmiris https://monglanews24.com/world/south-asia/2020/01/18/indian-general-talks-of-deradicalisation-camps-for-kashmiris India’s top military commander has created shock waves by suggesting that Kashmiris could be shipped off to “deradicalisation camps,” which rights activists consider an alarming echo of what China has done to many of its Muslim citizens. Sat, 18 Jan 2020 00:18:52 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/kashmir-srinagar-protest-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/kashmir-srinagar-protest-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/south-asia/2020/01/18/indian-general-talks-of-deradicalisation-camps-for-kashmiris Rajshahi beat Khulna by 21 runs to clinch Bangabandhu BPL https://monglanews24.com/cricket/2020/01/17/rajshahi-beat-khulna-by-21-runs-to-clinch-bangabandhu-bpl Rajshahi Royals have claimed their maiden Bangladesh Premier League title with a 21-run win over Khulna Tigers in the special edition of the tournament named after Bangabandhu on his birth centenary. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 23:17:17 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/18/bpl-170120-02.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/bpl-170120-02.jpg https://monglanews24.com/cricket/2020/01/17/rajshahi-beat-khulna-by-21-runs-to-clinch-bangabandhu-bpl GM Quader names 80 new Jatiya Party leaders after Raushon promotes 16 https://monglanews24.com/politics/2020/01/17/gm-quader-names-80-new-jatiya-party-leaders-after-raushon-promotes-16 Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader has announced names of 29 new advisers, 37 vice-chairmen and 14 joint secretaries general in retaliation to the promotion of 16 by Chief Patron Raushon Ershad. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:46:18 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/gm-quader-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/gm-quader-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/politics/2020/01/17/gm-quader-names-80-new-jatiya-party-leaders-after-raushon-promotes-16 Hold the phone, Sydney … It’s raining https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/17/hold-the-phone-sydney--its-raining Rural firefighters and farmers, as well as just about everyone in Australia’s largest city, rejoiced Friday at the arrival of something not seen for months: heavy downpours of that magnificent gift called rain. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:27:39 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/australia-rain-bushfire-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/australia-rain-bushfire-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/17/hold-the-phone-sydney--its-raining Two DU students fall sick during hunger strike for Dhaka vote day change https://monglanews24.com/campus/2020/01/17/two-du-students-fall-sick-during-hunger-strike-for-dhaka-vote-day-change Two of the Dhaka University students on a hunger strike demanding rescheduling of the Dhaka city election day because of Saraswati Puja have fallen sick. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:57:09 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/du-hunger-strike-17012020-0.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/du-hunger-strike-17012020-0.jpg https://monglanews24.com/campus/2020/01/17/two-du-students-fall-sick-during-hunger-strike-for-dhaka-vote-day-change Russia: Iran was spooked by reports of US F-35s when it downed airliner https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/17/russia-iran-was-spooked-by-reports-of-us-f-35s-when-it-downed-airliner Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Iran's accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week occurred at a time when Tehran was spooked by reports of advanced US stealth fighters in the area. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:19:57 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/us-f35-stealth-jet-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/us-f35-stealth-jet-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/17/russia-iran-was-spooked-by-reports-of-us-f-35s-when-it-downed-airliner UK will not automatically deport EU nationals after Brexit: Verhofstadt https://monglanews24.com/world/europe/2020/01/17/uk-will-not-automatically-deport-eu-nationals-after-brexit-verhofstadt Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on Friday. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:56:50 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/britain-eu-citizen-airport-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/britain-eu-citizen-airport-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/europe/2020/01/17/uk-will-not-automatically-deport-eu-nationals-after-brexit-verhofstadt Ukrainian PM offers to quit after tape suggests he criticized president https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/17/ukrainian-pm-offers-to-quit-after-tape-suggests-he-criticized-president Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk submitted his resignation on Friday after an audio recording suggested he had criticized the president, but then appeared to suggest that he might stay in his job. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:11:40 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/oleksiy-honcharuk-170120-03.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/oleksiy-honcharuk-170120-03.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/17/ukrainian-pm-offers-to-quit-after-tape-suggests-he-criticized-president As China’s Xi visits Myanmar, ethnic groups rue 'disrespectful' investment https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/17/as-chinas-xi-visits-myanmar-ethnic-groups-rue-disrespectful-investment The streets of Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw were festooned with banners celebrating 70 years of Myanmar-China relations ahead of the arrival of President Xi Jinping on Friday for his first visit to the Southeast Asian nation as China’s leader. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:56:03 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/myanmar-china-170120-03.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/myanmar-china-170120-03.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/17/as-chinas-xi-visits-myanmar-ethnic-groups-rue-disrespectful-investment Hindu Mohajote threatens to boycott Dhaka polls on Puja day https://monglanews24.com/bangladesh/2020/01/17/hindu-mohajote-threatens-to-boycott-dhaka-polls-on-puja-day A platform of Hindus in Bangladesh has threatened to boycott the Dhaka city elections if the Election Commission go ahead with the polls as scheduled on the day of Saraswati Puja. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:50:50 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/hindu-mohajote-press-conference-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/hindu-mohajote-press-conference-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/bangladesh/2020/01/17/hindu-mohajote-threatens-to-boycott-dhaka-polls-on-puja-day Iran can take fight beyond its borders, Khamenei says after US strike, unrest https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/17/iran-can-take-fight-beyond-its-borders-khamenei-says-after-us-strike-unrest The Revolutionary Guards can take their fight beyond Iran’s borders, the supreme leader said on Friday, responding to the US killing of a top general and to unrest at home over the accidental downing of an airliner. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:49:13 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/iran-khamenei-iran--170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/iran-khamenei-iran--170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/2020/01/17/iran-can-take-fight-beyond-its-borders-khamenei-says-after-us-strike-unrest AL not opposed to a change of Dhaka voting day: Quader https://monglanews24.com/bangladesh/2020/01/17/al-not-opposed-to-a-change-of-dhaka-voting-day-quader Awami League leader Obaidul Quader has called on the Election Commission to hold talks with leaders of the Hindu community in order to resolve the controversy surrounding the date of the Dhaka city elections as it coincides with Saraswati Puja. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:25:40 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/obaidul-quader-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/obaidul-quader-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/bangladesh/2020/01/17/al-not-opposed-to-a-change-of-dhaka-voting-day-quader Khamenei: Iran gave US 'slap on face', calls missile strikes 'day of God' https://monglanews24.com/world/middle-east/2020/01/17/khamenei-iran-gave-us-slap-on-face-calls-missile-strikes-day-of-god Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a Friday prayers sermon that Iran's missile strikes on US targets in Iraq showed it had divine support in delivering a "slap on the face" to a world power. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:00:48 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/iran-khamenei-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/iran-khamenei-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/world/middle-east/2020/01/17/khamenei-iran-gave-us-slap-on-face-calls-missile-strikes-day-of-god Myanmar unrolls a welcome mat for China, but not all the way https://monglanews24.com/neighbours/2020/01/17/myanmar-unrolls-a-welcome-mat-for-china-but-not-all-the-way As the leader of China, Xi Jinping, touches down in Myanmar on Friday, his two-day visit is designed to celebrate Beijing’s expanding presence in the region, both as an economic and political role model. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:11:09 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/01/17/myanmar-china-170120-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/myanmar-china-170120-01.jpg https://monglanews24.com/neighbours/2020/01/17/myanmar-unrolls-a-welcome-mat-for-china-but-not-all-the-way