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Travel time from Dhaka to Chattogram only 55 minutes!

Constuction of speedy bullet rail track between Dhaka and Chattogram is likely to begin as necessary survey on the project has been completed in recent times. The feasibility study was approved in March 18, 2017 and a relevant deal was signed with the advisory organisation on May 31 in the same year. People would be able to travel from Dhaka ...

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Ecnec approves 3rd submarine cable project worth Tk 693cr

Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday gave approval to the 3rd submarine cable project in the country at a cost of Tk 693 crore. The approval came from a meeting of ECNEC held at NEC conference room at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in Dhaka with Prime Minister and Ecnec Chairperson Sheikh Hasina in the chair. The premier joined ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 31 more die, 2,293 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 31 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 6,675. Another 2,293 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 467,225. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Tuesday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 2,513 people recovered ...

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Muhith talks about life, legacy of Bangabandhu

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs started its “Bangabandhu Lecture Series” on Tuesday morning, marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Former Finance Minister and freedom fighter AMA Muhith is delivering the keynote at the inaugural lecture on the first day of the month of Victory focusing on life and legacy of Bangabandhu. The event ...

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Life imprisonment means jail until natural death: Appellate Division

The Appellate Division of Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed that life imprisonment means jail sentence until the natural death of the convict. The seven-member full bench of SC led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain announced the verdict this morning. The court also said the life sentence can be of 30 years in some cases.

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Nomani, Mashiur elected DRU president, gen secy

Mursalin Nomani and Mashiur Rahman Khan have been elected president and general secretary of Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) for the next one year. Mursalin Nomani, Mursalin Nomani, senior reporter of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) bagged 526 votes while Mashiur Rahman Khan, senior reporter of Daily Samakal got 447 votes in the election held on Monday (November 30). Besides, getting 553 ...

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Month of Victory begins today

The Month of Victory starts today as the country got independence by defeating Pakistani occupation forces in this month 49 years ago. On December 16, 1971, Bangladesh became independent  after a nine-month-long Liberation War with Pakistan. Countrymen fought the war under the leadership of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Bangabandhu proclaimed the independence to save Bangalees from misrule ...

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42nd and 43rd BCS circulars published

Circulars of 42nd and 43rd Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations were published on Monday evening. Of the two BCS exams, 42nd BCS examination is a special one for appointing physicians. Some 2000 doctors will be appointed through this exam. On the other hand, the 43rd BCS exam is a general one. This BCS will employ some 1,814 officers under various ...

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Interpol issues red notices against 6 Bangladeshi human traffickers

The International Criminal Police Organisation, commonly known as Interpol, has issued red notices against six alleged human traffickers on requests from Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Bangladesh Police. CID Organized Crime Department Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Md Zisanul Huq confirmed the matter on Monday morning. On request of CID, Interpol issued red notices against Mintoo Mia, Shawpon, Shahadat ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 35 more die, 2,525 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 35 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 6,644. Another 2,525 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 464,932. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Monday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 2,539 people recovered ...

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