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Hasina, Modi jointly inaugurate 4 projects in Bangladesh

The prime ministers of Bangladesh and India today jointly inaugurated four projects in Bangladesh, including the supply of 1,100 buses and trucks to Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC). Prime Minister Sheikh Details

EU to continue to work with Bangladesh, envoy tells PM

European Union Ambassador to Bangladesh Rense Teerink on Tuesday said the EU wants to continue to work with Bangladesh. Rense Teerink said this when she met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Details

Minister Quader reaches Singapore for treatment

Ailing Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader was flown to Singapore on Monday (Mar 4) for better treatment. An air ambulance of Singapore's Mount Elizabeth Hospital carrying Quader, also Awami Details

Decision to take Quader to Singapore on Monday: BSMMU VC

Mentioning that the condition of ailing minister Obaidul Quader has improved, Vice-chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Prof Dr Kanak Kanti Barua on Sunday night said the decision Details

Ensure fair upazila election: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda today instructed election officers to use all the power vested in them to ensure a free and fair upazila parishad polls. ‘All the power is Details

Cops surround Biman aircraft at Ctg airport

Law enforcers kept a Dubai-bound aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines from Dhaka surrounded at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram following suspicious behaviour of a person. The flight of the national Details

Rohingyas eating up much of Bangladesh forests: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said over 1.2 million Rohingyas living in Cox’s Bazar district of the country are eating up much of Bangladesh’s forests creating environmental Details

Amar Ekushey Book Fair ends Thursday

The month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair, a yearly event for book lovers and publishers, will come to an end on Thursday (Feb 28). State Minister for Cultural Affairs K M Khalid Details

Will probe negligence behind Chawkbazar fire: Investigators

The probe committee, formed by the Home Ministry, said it would ascertain whether there was any negligence of government agencies behind selling and storing chemicals. Sixty-seven people were killed after a Details

Nation set to pay homage to language martyrs

The nation is set to observer the ‘Shaheed Dibash’ (Language Martyrs Day) and the International Mother Language Day tomorrow (February 21) through extensive programmes. People from all walks of life will Details

Bangladesh enjoying greater press freedom than other countries: Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday claimed that Bangladesh has been enjoying greater press freedom than other countries of the world. He came up with the remarks after holding a Details

Bangladesh, UAE sign four MoUs on big projects

Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday signed four memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on establishing port, industrial park, supply and setting up LNG terminal, power plants and a Details

Poet Al Mahmud passes away

Prominent poet Al Mahmud passed away at a city hospital on Friday night. He was 82. The poet breathed his last at 11:05pm at the city’s Ibn Sina Hospital, confirmed his Details

President returns home from Singapore

President M Abdul Hamid returned home tonight after health check up in Singapore hospitals. ‘A regular aircraft of Singapore Airlines Limited carrying the President and his entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal Details

Stay alert against drugs, militancy, terrorism: PM to Ansar, VDP

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked all concerned, including the Ansar and VDP members, to always remain vigilant against drug abuse, militancy and terrorism in the country. “We must remain Details

Dhaka wants ‘safe haven’ for Rohingyas in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

Bangladesh wants a ‘safe haven’ for the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals in Rakhine state by ensuring their safe, secured and dignified repatriation under the monitoring of India, China and other Details

UNHCR, WB to work together to ease Rohingya burden on Bangladesh: Jolie

Noting that it is one of the toughest tasks to feed and manage so many Rohingyas here, visiting UNHCR special envoy and famous Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie on Wednesday said Details

Finally, innocent Jahalam walks out of jail

Innocent Jahalam, who was in jail for the last three years instead of the real accused in 33 corruption cases, was released from jail early Monday following a High Court Details

‘Disoriented’ pilot, bad runway approach blamed for US-Bangla crash

The US-Bangla Airlines aircraft was misaligned with the runway and its pilot was disoriented and tried to land in "sheer desperation" when it crashed last year in Nepal, said Nepal’s Details

Tipu warns RMG factory owners not to harass labourers

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi today said owners and labourers have to work in unison to lift the country’s apparel sector forward and stressed on forging cordial relations among the parties Details