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Nusrat murder: 16 to walk gallows for

Masudur Rahman: Court has sentenced 16 people to death in a case over the murder of Nusrat Jahan Rafi, the girl who was torched to death after protesting against sexual Read More

Bangladesh to be freed from smoking within 2040: Hasan

Expressing optimism, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the country will be freed from smoking within 2040 as the government has taken different pragmatic steps to eliminate tobacco consumption. Read More

President invites Japanese emperor, empress to visit Bangladesh

President M Abdul Hamid has invited Japanese new Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako to visit Bangladesh on the occasion of 50-year of Japan-Bangladesh Relationship, scheduled to be celebrated in 2022. Read More

Stop plying unfit vehicles, their unhealthy race on roads: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the authorities concerned to stop plying unfit vehicles and their unhealthily race on the roads to avert road accidents. “Plying of unfit vehicles and Read More

PM urges countrymen to show patience over Bhola incident

Sounding a note of caution against rumour-mongers, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the countrymen to show patience and not to pay heed to rumours to avert any further untoward Read More

In Rajshahi Barind 2,000 palm seeds sown

Around 2,000 palm seeds were sown in three drought-prone Barind areas aimed at reducing the rate of casualty caused by thunderbolt in the area. The seeds were sown on both Read More

Durga Puja ends with Devi immersion

Tens of thousands of Hindus in colourful attires took to the streets today beating drums and chanting mantras as five days of revelry and celebration ended today with immersion of Read More

Actions taken against Abrar’s killers: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said both organisational and administrative actions have been taken against the perpetrators involved in the killing of BUET student Abrar Fahad, reiterating Read More

President urges all to make ongoing anti-corruption drive successful

President M Abdul Hamid today urged all to come forward to make the government’s ongoing drive successful to eliminate militancy, narcotics, extortion, gambling and corruption from the country as he Read More

PM exchanges pleasantries with Sonia Gandhi

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today exchanged pleasantries with Indian National Congress President Sonia Gandhi. They exchanged greetings when Sonia Gandhi paid a courtesy call on the premier at Hotel Taj Read More