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Why one needs to be politician overnight, wonders President

Dhaka, Oct 6 : President Abdul Hamid on Saturday urged all political parties to promote the people in politics who have an early orientation in politics as it is inappropriate to become a politician overnight. “I did politics for so many years but if I want to be an assistant professor of Dhaka University today, I cannot. Many government bureaucrats, ...

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Khaleda shifted to BSMMU

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo Dhaka, Oct 6 : Prison authorities shifted BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) from old Dhaka Central Jail on Saturday afternoon for her better treatment in response to a court order. She was taken to the Cabin Block of the hospital in a blue Pajero jeep around 3:40 pm, ...

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Gas leak halts traffic movement in Uttara

Traffic movement on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in the city’s Uttara area was halted due to the snap of a gas pipeline during development works on Friday night causing immense sufferings to the city dwellers.   The gas pipeline was snapped near the main road in front of Uttara House Building around 9:15 pm, said Ataur Rahman, duty officer at Fire Service ...

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Khaleda to be taken to BSMMU this afternoon: IGP, Prison

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo Dhaka, Oct 6 : Prison authorities are set to shift BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) from old Dhaka Central jail on Saturday afternoon for her treatment in response to a court order. She will be taken to the hospital from the jail around 3 pm, said Inspector General ...

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Shringla visits Chandpur, interacts with locals

Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla inaugurates the Mohatma Gandhi Bhavan at Farakkabad Degree College premises on Friday afternoon. File photo Dhaka, Oct 6 : Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla visited Chandpur on Friday and attended a number of events there. The High Commissioner joined  a luncheon meeting hosted by Dr. Dipu Moni, MP where he ...

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Dhaka awaits terrible dust pollution as winter approaches

Environment Minister says steps will be taken soon to tackle it A dust filled busy street in Dhaka. File photo Dhaka, Oct 6 : Amid unchecked discharge of dust from construction works, rundown roads and many other sources, environment and health experts have said the city dwellers brace for a terrible dust pollution in the capital in the upcoming winter ...

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Expats in Japan urged to contribute to BD’s ongoing development

Bangladesh’s development role model for world: Envoy Bangladesh Ambassador to Japan Rabab Fatima speaking at the inauguration of “Development Fair-2018” at Bangladesh Embassy, Tokyo on Friday, October 5, 2018. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 5 : Bangladesh Ambassador to Japan Rabab Fatima has portrayed Bangladesh’s robust development and potentials and urged Bangladeshis living in Japan to contribute to the ongoing development ...

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Bangladesh showing ‘zero tolerance’ to drug menace: Envoy

Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 5 : Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen has said the Bangladesh government is on high alert and it is showing ‘zero tolerance’ to the menace of drug. “Those involved in this crime are dealt with severely,” Ambassador Momen said ...

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