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Zayan’s body to reach Dhaka on Wednesday

The body of Awami League leader Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim’s grandson Zayan Chowdhury, a minor child who was killed in the deadly Sri Lanoka blasts, will be flown to Dhaka on Wednesday, family sources said.   ‘Zayan’s body will be flown to Dhaka on Wednesday. His namaz-e-janaza will be held at Banani playground after Asr prayers on that day,” Awami ...

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Padma Bridge’s 11th span installed

Munshiganj, Apr 23 : Around 1,650 metres of the Padma Bridge is now visible with the installation of its 11th span at the Jajira point on Tuesday. The 3,140-ton ‘6-C’ span was installed around 9:20am on pillars 33 and 34, said Deputy Assistant Engineer of Padma Bridge Project Humayun Kabir. It was brought by floating crane Tian-E from the Mawa ...

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PM proposes formation of regional economic forum with five OIC states

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks with Brunei Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah at the Istana Nurul Iman, the official residence of the Sultan of Brunei on Monday, April 22, 2019. Photo:PID Bandar Seri Begawan, Apr 22 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday proposed formation of a regional economic forum with five Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states of South ...

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Govt committed to ensure safety of tourists: Mahbub

Dhaka, Apr 22 : Bangladesh has assured tourists that it is determined to ensure the safety of people visiting the country. “The government has taken measures so that tourists can travel safely across the country and enjoy its beauty,” State Minister for Tourism Md Mahbub Ali said Monday. His comments came a day after a series of explosions killed nearly ...

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PM woos Brunei entrepreneurs, pitches Bangladesh’s liberal investment regimes

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at the opening ceremony of Bangladesh-Brunei Business Forum at Indera Kayangan Ballroom of the Empire Hotel on Monday, April 22, 2019. Photo: PID Bandar Seri Begawan, Apr 22 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday invited the entrepreneurs and businesspeople of Brunei to forge a partnership with the Bangladesh business community in the common journey ...

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Bangladesh, Brunei sign seven instruments

Bandar Seri Begawan, Apr 22 : Dhaka and Bandar Seri Begawan on Monday signed seven instruments for strengthening cooperation mainly in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, livestock, culture and sports, and LNG supply. The instruments were signed after an official bilateral meeting held between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah at the Istana Nurul Iman, the ...

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Journalist Zafar Wazed joins as Director General of PIB

Noted journalist Zafar Wazed on Sunday joined the Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) as the Director General (DG) of the institute for two years. PIB DG in-charge and Additional Secretary of the Information Ministry Mir Md Nazrul Islam handed over the charge to the newly appointed DG at a function at the PIB office in the city, said a press ...

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TCB set to start selling Ramadan essentials Tuesday

Photo: Collected Dhaka, Apr 22 : State-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will start selling three essentials at a subsidised rate across the country on Tuesday for the convenience of people during Ramadan. The three essentials are soyabean oil, pulse and sugar. TCB information officer Humayun Kabir told that they have completed all the preparations to start the sale. “We’ll ...

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Sheikh Selim’s grandson died in Sri Lanka serial bomb attacks

Awami League presidium member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim’s minor grandson Zayan Chowdhary, who had been missing after the heinous serial bomb attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, has died, media reports. Sheikh Selim’s son-in-law Moshiul Haque Chowdhary Prince was also injured in the bomb attacks. Zayan, eight and a half years old, was having breakfast with his father ...

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Padma Bridge’s 11th span to be installed Tuesday

Munshiganj, Apr 22 : The 11th span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge will be installed on Tuesday which will make 1,500 metres of the bridge visible. The 3,600-ton ‘6-C’ span will be installed on the 33 and 34 no pillars at the Jajira point. All the preparations have been completed and span has been brought by floating crane Tian-E from ...

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