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Swearing-in of new cabinet Jan 7 By Other | Last Updated: 4th January, 2019, 00:00

Awami League president Sheikh Hasina may induct some new faces into her next cabinet to be formed on January 7 to bring dynamism in running government. Prime minister-elect Sheikh Hasina is…

Swearing-in of new cabinet Jan 7

Don’t use power for personal gain: Hasina

Awami League president and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday directed the newly elected lawmakers of her party not to exercise power for personal gain. “Don’t misuse the power.…


Newly-elected lawmakers sworn in

Newly-elected lawmakers were sworn in at a formal ceremony held at the parliament secretariat in the capital on Thursday. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury first took the oath as per rules of…


BNP, Oikya Front to go slow, reflect on polls debacle

BNP and its partners in the two political combines -- Jatiya Oikya Front and 20-party alliance -- are now analyzing the reasons behind their debacle in the 11th parliamentary polls, insiders said.…

Back Page
Lawmen resume war on drugs Lawmen resume war on drugs

After a brief lull in anti-drug crackdown, members of law enforcement agencies including RAB have further intensified its drive against drug across the county. Many listed drug dealers who came…

Metropolis
Army successful in gaining public confidence: Gen Aziz Army successful in gaining public confidence: Gen Aziz

Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed on Thursday said the army has been successful in gaining the confidence of people by properly performing their duties during the parliamentary elections.…

Sun Extra
Trump mocks Modi for library in Afghanistan Trump mocks Modi for library in Afghanistan

Washington: US president Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, suggesting it was of no use, reports AFP. Trump brought up…

Editorial
Now Start Fulfilling People’s Expectations Now Start Fulfilling People’s Expectations

The people of Bangladesh, at the 11th National Election held on 30 December 2018, have given the Bangladesh Awami League the authority for the third consecutive term to run the country. In fact, this…

Our faith
Taking money for teaching Qur’an Taking money for teaching Qur’an

Many ask whether taking money for teaching the Holy Qu'ran is permissible? Is it lawful for the teachers to take money? Will they get a reward for passing the messages of Islam if they receive…

Business
Indian co to set up liquid ink factory in Meghna EZ Indian co to set up liquid ink factory 
in Meghna EZ

Sakata Inx (Bangladesh) Private Limited, wholly owned subsidiary of Sakata Inx (India) Private Limited, signed a land lease agreement with Meghna Industrial Economic Zone (MIEZ) for setting up a factory…

Asia
N Korean diplomat in Italy missing N Korean diplomat 
in Italy missing

SEOUL: North Korea’s top diplomat in Italy has sought asylum and gone into hiding, Seoul lawmakers told reporters after a closed-door meeting with South Korean intelligence officials on Thursday,…

World
US govt shutdown could last a ‘long time’: Trump US govt shutdown could last a ‘long time’: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump met top Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday, but they failed to hammer out an agreement that would end a partial government shutdown over his demand for billions…

Culturetainment
Jaya’s ‘Bishorjon’ releases in Bangladesh today Jaya’s ‘Bishorjon’ releases in Bangladesh today

National Award-winning actress Jaya Ahsan starrer Kolkata-based movie ‘Bishorjon’ will be released in Bangladesh today. Directed by Kolkata’s director Kaushik Ganguly, the…

Winner
Moody relies on ‘team effort’ to retain title Moody relies on ‘team effort’ to retain title

Bangladesh Premier League defending champions Rangpur Riders are packed full of stars but Riders head coach Tom Moody stressed on the fact that cricket is a team sport and the team that performs well…

My Districts
High yield of mustard seed likely in Feni High yield of mustard seed likely in Feni

FENI: The farmers of Feni district happy over mustard good yield, hoped bumper output this year. According to Department of Agricultural Extension (DEA) in Feni Joyan Uddin said the correspondent…

News link
British navy called out to tackle migrant dinghies British navy called out to tackle migrant dinghies

LONDON: A British navy ship was preparing Thursday to patrol the Channel in response to a wave of mostly Iranian asylum seekers risking the crossing from France in dinghies, reports AFP. An…

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