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Govt took steps against Shahed, JKG before allegations surface: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the government has taken steps against JKG Health Care and Regent Hospital authorities before any allegation is raised against them by unearthing corruption Read More

Bangladesh reports nine more deaths, 309 fresh positive cases from COVID-19

Bangladesh today reported nine more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 309 fresh positive cases overnight. “Nine more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, raising the death Read More

Govt attaches importance to lives and livelihoods: Hasan

As the nation battles against the much-feared coronavirus pandemic, the government has attached utmost importance to lives and livelihood of the people, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said here today. Read More

Govt to procure 21 lakh MT food grains this season: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government will procure 21 lakh metric tons (MT) of food grains in the current season to ensure food security in the country and Read More

PM announces Tk 5,000cr package for agriculture over COVID-19

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today announced a Taka 5,000 crore stimulus package for agriculture sector to boost crop production to overcome the possible COVID-19 impact. “We’re going to undertake a Read More

PM announces ‘health insurance’ for doctors, employees serving people

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today announced introduction of “special health insurance” for physicians, nurses and government employees who are now directly involved in containing the novel coronavirus in the country. Read More

Govt decides to release Khaleda for 6 months on humanitarian grounds

The government today decided to “conditionally” release imprisoned BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia on humanitarian grounds for six months. “Following Prime Minister’s order and as per the law we have 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

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

BNP will no more be ashamed to chant ‘Joy Bangla’ slogan: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said from now on, BNP will not be ashamed to chant ‘Joy Bangla’ as the High Court (HC) has declared it as the national Read More