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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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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