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Bangladesh India to work together to promote tourism By | Last Updated: 29th April, 2017, 00:00

Bangladesh wants to promote the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove and a Unesco world heritage site, working together with India and promote cross-border tourism keeping the environment unhurt,…

Bangladesh India to work together to promote tourism

Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’
Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’

A cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding to death, in a discovery that should change practice…


Govt plans ‘Carbon tax’ to address environmental concerns  
Govt plans ‘Carbon tax’ to address environmental concerns

The government has planned to impose ‘carbon tax’ from the next fiscal year on the sectors…


50 pc work of country’s 1st waste treatment
plant complete 
50 pc work of country’s 1st waste treatment plant complete

Jessore: The work on country’s first waste treatment plant involving Tk 24.55 crore is progressing…


‘Get primed to lead country’ ‘Get primed to lead country’

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Friday called upon the new generation to get ready to take the…


265 cartons cigarettes seized  265 cartons cigarettes seized

Armed Police Battalion (APBN) in two drives seized 265 cartons of illegal foreign cigarettes worth about…


Nat’l Legal Aid Day celebrated
in Ctg Nat’l Legal Aid Day celebrated in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: National Legal Aid Day-2017 was celebrated in Chittagong district as elsewhere in the country…


Two killed
in lightning strikes Two killed in lightning strikes

Benapole: Two people were killed in a lightning strike at Mahinikati village in Jhikargacha upazila…


Weather Weather

Highest temp. 37.90 Celsius at (Rajshahi) and lowest temp. 200 Celsius at (Gopalganj). Sun sets today:…


BNP won’t boycott polls, hopes Tofail BNP won’t boycott polls, hopes Tofail

Senior Awami League (AL) leader Tofail Ahmed said BNP will not make repetition of its previous mistake…


Level-playing field a must, says Fakhrul Level-playing field a must, says Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said BNP will not participate in the next…


‘Include war history in textbooks’ ‘Include war history in textbooks’

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon on Friday stressed the need for including history…


Invest in special economic zones Invest in special economic zones

Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Thursday called upon the Canadian entrepreneurs to invest…


N’ganj port gets 20 new dredging vessels N’ganj port gets 20 new dredging vessels

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has added 20 new dredger and supportive water vessels…


Sheikh Jamal’s birth anniversary observed  Sheikh Jamal’s birth anniversary observed

The 64th birth anniversary of Sheikh Jamal, the son of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur…


Poet Nagari,
other land
in jail Poet Nagari, other land in jail

A Dhaka court on Friday sent musician and poet Shahabuddin Nagari and Noorani Akhter Sumi to jail in…


12 get fellowships on citizen journalism 12 get fellowships on citizen journalism

A total of 12 individuals, including six students and three women, were recognised for their contribution…


Auto-rickshaw workers plan movement Auto-rickshaw workers plan movement

Drivers and workers of auto-rickshaws and auto-tempos are planning to launch a fresh movement to realise…


Youth held over Australian HC bomb threat remanded Youth held over Australian HC bomb threat remanded

A Dhaka court on Friday placed Tausif Hossain, 28, a freelance photographer, on a three-day remand in…


Child killed in Ctg wall collapse Child killed in Ctg wall collapse

CHITTAGONG: A child was killed in a wall collapse in the city’s Chawk Bazar area on Friday. The…


18 DU BCL men suspended, 1 expelled   18 DU BCL men suspended, 1 expelled

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has suspended 18 activists of its Dhaka University unit over factional…


Nutrition fair opens at Press Club Nutrition fair opens at Press Club

Amid much enthusiasm, a two-day long nutrition fair was launched at the National Press Club in the city…


Seminar on labour issues tomorrow Seminar on labour issues tomorrow

Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies (BILS) will organise an orientation seminar titled “Labour…


National Occupational Safety and Health Day National Occupational Safety and Health Day

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed speaks at a programme at Krishibid Institution auditorium in the capital…


Landowners of six moujas Landowners of six moujas

Landowners of six moujas — Ulan, Badda, Bhatara, Joar Sahara, Bhola and Suti Bhola — under…


Jakarta keen to follow Dhaka
Jakarta keen to follow Dhaka

The government of Indonesia has showed its keen interest to implement Bangladeshi community clinic model…


BNP announces four dist unit committees
BNP announces four dist unit committees

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Friday announced the new committee of its Rajshahi district…


Two held with
Hizb ut-Tahrir
posters in city Two held with Hizb ut-Tahrir posters in city

Police arrested two young men while sticking posters of Hizb ut-Tahrir on walls at Hazaribagh in the…


Comilla journo
assoc new body
installed Comilla journo assoc new body installed

Installation of newly elected office-bearers of Comilla Journalist Association and its family day were…


‘Terrorist’ hurt
in ‘gunfight’
with cops ‘Terrorist’ hurt in ‘gunfight’ with cops

Khulna: An alleged terrorist was injured in a gunfight between police and his cohorts in the New Market…

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