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OIC wants to replicate BD's successes OIC wants to replicate BD's successes

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad bin Amin Madani has sought Bangladesh's…


Dhaka wants to join IDB's initiative Dhaka wants to join IDB's initiative

Bangladesh wants to join the initiative of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to set up an Islamic Infrastructure…


President for maintaining checks & balances among 3 branches President for maintaining checks & balances among 3 branches

President Abdul Hamid on Saturday stressed the need for maintaining checks and balances among the executive,…


UP polls end amid sporadic violence; 4 dead UP polls end amid sporadic violence; 4 dead

Voting in the in the 6th and final phase election to 698 union parishads (UPs) of 82 upazilas of the…


PM sends message to Obama condoling Muhammad Ali's death PM sends message to Obama condoling Muhammad Ali's death

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sent a message to US President Barak Obama condoling boxing legend…


Desperation leading to violence in UP polls: Inu Desperation leading to violence in UP polls: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that the desire to win elections at any cost was…


Tobacco tax: Not much for anti-tobacco activists to cheer about Tobacco tax: Not much for anti-tobacco activists to cheer about

Adhunik, a national anti-tobacco organisation, in a reaction to the national budget proposals 2016-17…


World Environment Day tomorrow World Environment Day tomorrow

The World Environment Day-2016 will be observed in the country as elsewhere in the world tomorrow.  …


Improve professionalism, serve better, Nasrul asks DESCO Improve professionalism, serve better, Nasrul asks DESCO

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today asked DESCO officials to improve…


NWPGCL, Sembcorp to sign contract for Sirajgonj power plant tomorrow NWPGCL, Sembcorp to sign contract for Sirajgonj power plant tomorrow

The North West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL), under Power Division, would sign a contract…


Social instability is the major reason behind election violence: CEC Social instability is the major reason behind election violence: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad on Saturday said social instability is the major reason…


President mourns death of Muhammad Ali President mourns death of Muhammad Ali

President Abdul Hamid has expressed profound shock at the death of boxing icon Muhammad Ali.  …


Amu for joint venture with India in technological sector Amu for joint venture with India in technological sector

Industries Minister Amir Hussian Amu on Sunday said Bangladesh and India could take joint initiatives…


Home Minister pledges tough actions against extortion ahead of Ramadan Home Minister pledges tough actions against extortion ahead of Ramadan

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said the government will deal with an iron hand, if anyone…


3 killed as UP polls end amid sporadic violence 3 killed as UP polls end amid sporadic violence

  Voting in the in the 6th and final phase election to 698 union parishads (UPs) of 82 upazilas…


Govt to establish aviation university Govt to establish aviation university

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon today said the government has taken initiative…


Sylhet’s train with Dhk, Ctg resumed after 8 hrs Sylhet’s train with Dhk, Ctg resumed after 8 hrs

Train communications of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong were restored on Saturday after eight hours…


PM mourns death of boxing icon Muhammad Ali PM mourns death of boxing icon Muhammad Ali

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock at the death of boxing icon Muhammad Ali terming…


Hasina performs Umrah Hasina performs Umrah

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in Saudi Arabia on a five-day official visit, performed 'Umrah'…


Indian Eid visa camp for BD nationals launched Indian Eid visa camp for BD nationals launched

The Indian High Commission in Dhaka today launched Eid visa camp for Bangladesh nationals who wish to…


UP polls :  6th phase of voting begins UP polls : 6th phase of voting begins

Voting in the election to 698 union parishads (UPs) of 82 upazilas across 47 of the country’s…


Prime Minister arrives at Jeddah Prime Minister arrives at Jeddah

JEDDAH: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was given red carpet reception as she arrived Jeddah on Friday…


Navy team off to Sudan joining peacekeeping mission Navy team off to Sudan joining peacekeeping mission

Some 93 members of Bangladesh Navy left Dhaka on Friday for South Sudan to join the United Nations Peacekeeping…


Revenue target high, but achievable: Muhith Revenue target high, but achievable: Muhith

Finance Minister Abul Maal Muhith on Friday said that the proposed budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal (FY17)…


Pension scheme for private sector by 2019 Pension scheme for private sector by 2019

A pension scheme for private sector would be introduced by 2019, Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Friday…


Last phase of UP polls tomorrow Last phase of UP polls tomorrow

Last phase of the Union Parishad (UP) polls in 710 unions across the country will be held tomorrow amid…


Tofail trashes BNP's budget remarks Tofail trashes BNP's budget remarks

Turning down BNP's assessment that it is a 'reactionary and anti-people budget', Commerce…


Rain or thundershowers likely Rain or thundershowers likely

Rain and thunder showers accompanied by temporally gusty/ squally wind is likely to occur at one or…


ICT experts,cellcos urged government to reduce SIM tax ICT experts,cellcos urged government to reduce SIM tax

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) experts and country's cellular phone operators urged…


PM leaves for Jeddah PM leaves for Jeddah

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here for Jeddah on a five-day official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi…


Terrorist deaths in BD increased in 2015: US Terrorist deaths in BD increased in 2015: US

The United States has said terrorist attacks and total deaths increased in Bangladesh in 2015 though…


EC files case against AL MP for assaulting UP polls officer EC files case against AL MP for assaulting UP polls officer

The Election Commission (EC) filed a case today against ruling Awami League lawmaker of Chittagong-16…


PM flies to KSA today PM flies to KSA today

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka  this afternoon for Jeddah on a five-day official visit…


Increase policewomen in peacekeeping: UN Secy General to IGP Increase policewomen in peacekeeping: UN Secy General to IGP

United Nations requested Bangladesh police to increase its female members in UN peacekeeping missions…


Jamaat rooted 16 groups engaged in terrorist acts: PM Jamaat rooted 16 groups engaged in terrorist acts: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said anti-liberation forces in 16 different groups are engaged…


Budget to lead prices up, down Budget to lead prices up, down

The proposed national budget for the fiscal year 2016-17 (F17) has been placed at the parliament by…


Female members to formally join BGB on June 5 Female members to formally join BGB on June 5

The first batch of female members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) will formally join the paramilitary…


Tk 20,500cr proposes for 8 mega-projects Tk 20,500cr proposes for 8 mega-projects

The government has proposed an allocation of Taka about 20,500 crore in the budget for eight mega-projects…


Tk 15,035 cr allocated for power, energy sectors Tk 15,035 cr allocated for power, energy sectors

Finance Minister AMA Muhith today proposed Taka 15,035 crore for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources…

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