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Govt wants inclusive election, Hasina tells Jeremy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said her government wants the next general election to be held in a free and fair manner with the participation of all political parties. She Details

People getting back trust in police, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said people are now getting back their trust and confidence in the police force as they are discharging their responsibilities with utmost honesty, sincerity, Details

Bangladesh to import 9000 MW electricity from neighbours: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the government has planned to import 9000 MW of electricity from neighbouring countries by 2041 to maintain the country’s high economic growth. ‘We’ve a Details

Dhaka-Sylhet highway blocked over girl’s death in road crash

Local people blocked Dhaka-Sylhet highway for an hour on Thursday following the death of a minor girl in a road accident at Digambar Bazar in Bahubal upazila. Nilima Begum, 8, daughter Details

Ariful Haque wins SCC polls

BNP mayoral candidate Ariful Haque Chowdhury was unofficially declared elected in the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) polls. Returning officer M Alimuzzaman announced the results on Saturday night after the reelection in Details

Bus owners must give Tk 5 lakh to Mim, Rajib’s families each

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a High Court order directing the owners of ‘Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan’ to provide Tk 5 lakh within one week to each Details

Bus services resume across country  

After a suspension for several days following student protests, bus services resumed on Monday morning across the country, including the capital. Bangladesh Sarak Paribahan Samity on Sunday night decided to operate Details

Voting in three cities ends amid boycott, allegations of rigging

Voting in the elections to Rajshahi, Barishal and Sylhet city corporations ended amid election boycott, allegations of rigging, ouster of polling agents and other irregularities on Monday. The balloting that started Details

Advance train ticket sale for Eid-ul-Azha begins Aug 8

Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets on August 8 on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Azha. Railways Minister Mazibul Hoque disclosed this at a press briefing at the Railway Bhaban Details

Students go on rampage in city as 2 fellows killed in bus crash

College students went berserk as a bus ploughed through some of their fellows in front of Kurmitola General Hospital on Airport Road in the capital on Sunday, leaving two dead Details

Act tough on drugs, terror

Giving a 23-point directive to the deputy commissioners, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked them to take tough actions against extortion, tender grabbing, muscle flexing, terrorism and drugs for eliminating Details

PM warned BCL for doing excesses over quota movement: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina warned the leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League saying that she does not want to Details

Want to work for people until death: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday (july 21) said she is not ready to die before death as she will have to work for the country and its people to Details

Govt raises replacement facilities for hajj pilgrims to 8pc: Minister

The government has increased the rate of pilgrim replacement for ticket confirmation for hajj agencies for this year to 8 percent. Religious Affairs Minister Principal Motiur Rahman on Saturday revealed this Details

Use jute bags, break up with plastics: PM    

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday laid emphasis on increasing the use of jute-made products giving up plastic-made ones as plastic now has become a great threat to the environment Details

Myanmar only produces words, no action: Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said though Myanmar has been repeatedly talking about taking back Rohingyas from Bangladesh, it still did not take any visible step in this regard. “During Details

IOM to help BD repatriate Rohingyas, its DG tells PM

Visiting Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing on Monday reaffirmed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that his organisation will extend all sorts of support to Details

Govt had no role behind Carlile’s deportation  by India: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said that the government had no role in denial of permission to Khaleda Zia's British legal consultant Lord Carlile to enter India. “It Details

First Hajj flight Saturday

The Hajj flights carrying Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj this year is set to begin on Saturday. This year, a total of 1, 26,798 persons will go to Details

First Hajj flight leaves for Saudi Arabia

The first hajj flight, carrying 419 pilgrims, left here for Saudi Arabia on Saturday morning. A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Boeing 777-300ER with the Bangladeshi pilgrims took off from Details