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Govt to export 10-15 lakh tonnes rice: Minister

Photo: Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque speaks at a press conference on the government steps over the market price of paddy at his ministry’s auditorium on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Dhaka, May 30 : Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque on Thursday said the government has decided to export 10 to 15 tonnes of rice, aiming to save famers from losses. ...

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Nusrat murder case transferred to Women Repression Prevention Tribunal

Nusrat Jahan Rafi. File photo Feni, May 30 : The case over the murder of Feni Madrasa girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi has been transferred to Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal. Senior Judicial Magistrate Jakir Hossain passed the order on Thursday morning and fixed June 10 for next hearing. Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa Principal Sirajuddoula and 15 other accused, ...

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Final decision on 9th wage board in June: Quader

Photo: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader at a meeting of the cabinet committee at the auditorium of Information Ministry on Thursday. Dhaka, May 30 : The final decision on the 9th wage board for journalists will be taken next month, said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday. The decision was taken at a meeting of ...

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Dhaka proposes new platform for Ulema to counter extremism, terrorism

Support of OIC member states sought in resolving Rohingya crisis Photo: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen speaks on cooperation for faster development on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Dhaka, May 30 : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday emphasized that the Muslim nations should be able to resolve their own issues within Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and ...

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Zia’s 38th death anniversary today

BNP is observing the 38th death anniversary of its founder and former President Ziaur Rahman across the country today. BNP and pro-BNP socio-political organisations have drawn up elaborate programmes, including discussion meetings, milad mahfils, photo exhibitions, free medical camps, and distribution of food and clothes among the destitute, to mark the day. Zia founded BNP in 1978. He was assassinated ...

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Asia can dominate world if all work together: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking with President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Shinichi Kitaoka at her hotel suite in Tokyo on Thursday, May 30. Photo: PID Tokyo, May 30 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said Asia can dominate the world if all countries of this continent can work together. “There’re developed, developing and least developed countries in ...

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Prisoner dies in attack by ‘cellmate’ in Chattogram

Chattogram, May 30 : A prisoner was killed in an attack allegedly by his cellmate at Chattogram Central Jail early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Amit Muhuri, a listed criminal and  was wanted in 14 cases including that of murder. Mohmmad Mahsin, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said Amit had been serving jail in a murder case. Police said ...

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Hasina, Abe discuss durable solution to Rohingya crisis

Abe assures Japan’s support to Bangladesh in its dev journey Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Japanese Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Tokyo, May 29 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Wednesday discussed ways to find a durable and early solution to the humanitarian ...

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Khaleda’s condition now much better: BSMMU

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo Dhaka, May 29 : Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) authorities on Wednesday said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s health condition is now much better than before. “Her (Khaleda’s) condition is gradually improving and she’s now much better than before,” BSMMU Director Brig Gen AK Mahbubul Hoque told a press briefing. He said it will ...

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President off to New Delhi to join Modi’s swearing-in

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader along with others see the President Abdul Hamid off at Hazrat Shahajal International Airport on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Photo: PID Dhaka, May 29 : President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday left here for New Delhi to join Indian Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s swearing-in event for his new term. A special flight (BG 1513) ...

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