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Independence Day ceremonies cancelled considering public health

The government today scrapped the Independence Day ceremonies in view of the coronavirus outbreak across the world, including Bangladesh, and considering public health. The decision was taken after a meeting Read More

PM asks people to refrain from buying excessive goods

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the people to refrain from buying excessive goods after being panicked, saying categorically that the country has adequate stock of food grains. In this Read More

PM casts vote in JS by-polls at Dhaka City College centre

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina cast her vote in the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) by-polls to Dhaka-10 constituency at Dhaka City College centre this morning. The prime minister Read More

Govt bans all mass gatherings to stop spreading COVID-19

In a major move to contain deadly consequences of COVID-19, the government has banned all mass gatherings- social, political, cultural and religious- to stop spreading of novel coronavirus. Mosques and Read More

If necessary, inter-district bus services to be shut down: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said if necessary, steps will be taken to shut down the inter-district bus services aiming to contain Read More

President asks new generation to go by ideals of Bangabandhu

President M Abdul Hamid today said the ideals of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman would help new generation contribute to nation-building tasks. “Bangabandhu is not amidst us Read More

Bangladesh opens Mujib Year celebrations illuminating skyline

The skyline of the capital Dhaka and rest of the country were illuminated with grand fireworks as Bangladesh kicked off the Mujib Year celebrations marking the birth centenary of Father Read More

All educational institutions to remain closed till March 31

All educational institutions across the country will remain closed from March 18 to March 31 to tackle the coronavirus spread. “A decision has been taken to keep all educational institutions Read More

PM agrees on Modi’s proposal to fight coronavirus together: Momen

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today agreed with a proposal of her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for adopting a strong strategy by SAARC nations to fight the lethal coronavirus. “Our honourable Read More

ECNEC approves Matarbari Port Dev Project with Taka 17,777cr

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved a total of nine projects involving Taka 24,113.27 crore including Matarbari Port Development Project with Taka 17,777.16 crore in Read More