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Bangladeshi infected with coronavirus in UAE

Two more residents of the UAE, including a Bangladeshi national, have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the virus in the Gulf Arab state to 11, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention said on Friday. The two patients are: a 34-year-old resident from Philippines and a 39-year-old from Bangladesh. They were in direct ...

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PM takes selfies with her sister, daughter in front of a portrait of Bangabandhu

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took selfies with her sister Sheikh Rehana and daughter Saima Wazed Hossain in front of a portrait of Bangabandhu while visiting an exhibition on her father the independence hero Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on Friday. The exhibition – ‘Lighting the Fire of Freedom: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’ – is being organised ...

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KU teacher dies after falling off a running train

A teacher of Khulna University (KU) died when he slipped under a running train while trying to get on it at Khulna Railway Station on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Mizanur Rahman, 65, a professor of Soil, Water and Environment Discipline (SWED) department of the university. The accident took place at the station at around 6:30am when he ...

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Coronavirus outbreak: Wuhan returnee Bangladeshi student thanks Chinese govt

The Photo is taken from Samiul Utsho Sami’s facebook post A Bangladeshi student, who recently returned from coronavirus-hit Wuhan city in China, has praised and thanked the Chinese government for taking care of them amid the outbreak. In a long Facebook post, Samiul Utsho Sami said there are a lot of baseless rumors which are creating anxiety and fear among ...

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Will deposit Tk1,000 cr to BTRC: GP

GP ordered to pay BTRC Tk1,000 cr within Feb 24 Private mobile operator Grameenphone (GP) on Friday said it will deposit Tk 1,000 crore to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on Feb 23 as ordered by the apex court. GP made the announcement in a media statement on Friday, a day after the Appellate Division ordered it to pay the ...

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Bangladesh High Commission in Delhi pays homage to language martyrs

Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi paid tributes to the 1952 Language Movement martyrs on Friday. It brought out a ‘Probhat Ferry’ (dawn procession), led by High Commissioner Muhammad Imran and his wife Zakia Hasnat Imran, Officials and staff of the High Commission and their family members participated in it. The Ekushey elegy “Amar Bhaiyer Rakte Rangano Ekushey February” was ...

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Relatives meet Khaleda Zia at BSMMU

File Photo Family members of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia went to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in Dhaka to meet her on Friday. BNP chairperson’s media wing officer Shairul Kabir Khan confirmed the news to media this afternoon. He said, “Five family members of BNP chief Khaleda Zia, including her younger brother Shamim Iskander, arrived at the hospital at ...

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BD envoy discusses Modi’s Dhaka visit with Jaishankar

Photo : Courtesy Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran on Friday met Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar at the latter’s office in New Delhi. During the meeting, the envoy discussed with the Indian Minister about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Bangladesh to attend the  centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ...

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Bangladesh strongly protests US Senator Grassley’s remarks

It expects correction on his narrative, understanding about Bangladesh The Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington, D.C. has categorically rejected the remarks on Bangladesh made by US Senator Chuck Grassley saying that are the farthest from the truth. “The Embassy clearly states that the remarks made by Senator Grassley are not only biased and motivated but also absolutely contradictory to the ...

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Language Martyrs’ Day, Int’l Mother Language Day observed in Japan

Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo, Japan observed  Language Martyrs’ Day and International Mother Language day with due respect on Friday. Dr Sahida Akter, charge d’ affaires, Masato Saito, vice mayor of Toshima city and embassy officials placed wreaths at the altar of Shaheed Minar  situated at Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Park in Toshima city at 7:30 am to pay tributes to the language ...

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