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Ministers, secretaries to get Tk 75,000 for mobile set

The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of 'the Government Telephone, Cellular and Internet Policy-2018, raising the mobile phone allowance for the ministers and the secretaries to Tk 75,000 from Details

Allocation for disabled, aged people allowances to be raised: Minister

Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon on Sunday assured of increasing allocation for old age allowance and people with disability in the upcoming budget acknowledging that the existing budgetary allocation Details

Make sure none enjoys impunity for atrocities on Rohingyas: BD

Bangladesh has called upon the United Nations to make sure that no one enjoys impunity despite full violation of international laws related to humanitarian and human rights issues while treating Details

Myanmar wants repatriation of 1101 verified Rohingyas

Myanmar has urged Bangladeshi to start the repatriation of 1101 verified Rohingyas out of 8,032 persons received from Bangladeshi amid a very slow verification process of Rohingyas. Myanmar also wants to Details

Ramadan begins Friday

Muslims in Bangladesh will begin fasting on Friday, as the National Moon-Sighting Committee says Ramadan begins on that day. Lailatul Qadr, the night of divine blessing and benediction, will be observed Details

NEC approves Tk 1,80,870cr ADP for 2018-19 FY

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday approved the highest ever Tk 1,80,869.17 crore Annual Development Programme (ADP) for the next fiscal year (2018-2019), including the organisations' own fund. The approval Details

Ramadan office timing from 9 am to 3:30 pm

The government has fixed the office timing during the upcoming holy month of Ramadan from 9 am to 3:30 pm on every working day. The cabinet on Monday decided the government Details

Testing of Bangabandu Satellite-1 done, says BTRC Chairman

The testing of Bangladesh’s first satellite, Bangabandhu-1 has been completed, said Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Dr. Shahjahan Mahmood. “The testing results will be known by Saturday afternoon (Bangladesh time),” he said. He Details

5 shot dead while on way to join Rangamati UZ chairman’s funeral

Five people were killed and eight others injured in a gun attack on a motorcade of the followers of slain Naniarchar upazila parishad chairman Shaktiman Chakma at Betchhari in the Details

UN expert expresses grave concern over Myanmar fighting

A United Nations rights expert expressed grave concern Tuesday over reports that Myanmar's military has used heavy weapons and conducted aerial bombings in civilian areas as fighting against ethnic rebels Details

No mayhem, maintain cordial relations: PM to employers, workers

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged both employers and workers to maintain cordial relations among them avoiding any mayhem in their workplaces. “I just want cordial relations to prevail between Details

BD wants China, Russia, India, Japan to help resolve Rohingya issue:PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said Bangladesh expects China, Russia, India and Japan to  play a major role in resolving the Rohingya crisis. "We expect China, Russia, India and Japan Details

Rohingya issue: UNSC to work hard but sanction on Myanmar not yet

The visiting UN Security Council (UNSC) team on Sunday promised to work hard to resolve the Rohingya crisis but ruled out any sanction by the council anytime soon.   Peru’s Ambassador to Details

CEO of bdjobs.com released hours after detention

AKM Fahim Mashroor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bangladesh’s largest job site bdjobs.com has been released in the afternoon hours after his detention from the city’s Karwan Bazar area. A team Details

‘Dead’ baby comes to life just before burial

Declared dead at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) a newborn baby was found alive hours later when bathing was underway prior its burial in the city’s Azimpur Graveyard on Monday. DMCH Details

Khaleda’s treatment outside jail after consultation with doctors: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday said that the government will take decision about the further treatment of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia outside the jail after consultation with expert Details

Khulna-Kolkata ‘Bandhan Express’ fails to attract passengers

Although six months have passed since launching ‘Bandhan Express’, a passenger train on Khulna-Kolkata route, it has failed to attract passengers that much for various reasons, including customs complexities on Details

Father, daughter killed in Bagerhat road crash

A man and his minor daughter were killed while his wife sustained injuries when a bus hit his motorbike on Bagerhat-Khulna highway at Kathaltala in Fakirhat upazila on Wednesday. The deceased Details

Education for all is part of vision for inclusive development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has pledged to provide education for all -- the key to achieving the overarching vision of inclusive development in the light of sustainable development goals. “We foresee Details

Train derailment in Gazipur, kills 4

A commuter train derailed in Tongi here on Sunday, leaving four passengers dead and cutting off Dhaka’s rail communications with other parts of the country. One of the deceased was identified Details