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PM Sheikh Hasina for more research to make development sustainable

Dhaka, April 10 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today stressed the need for conducting more research at every sector particularly on the potential ones for making the country’s overall development sustainable. “We would have to conduct more researches in every sector particularly on the potential ones to make our development sustainable,” she said while distributing cehques among the post-graduate students ...

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Russel receives Tk 5 lakh as compensation from Green Line

Green Line asked to pay the remaining money in one month Dhaka, Apr 10 : Complying with the High Court Order, the authorities of Green Line Parihaban on Wednesday handed over a cheque of Tk 5 lakh to Russel Sarkar, who lost his leg in an accident on April 28 last year, as compensation. Advocate Ajiullah, a lawyer for Green ...

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10th span of Padma Bridge installed

The tenth span of the 6.15-kilometre long Padma Bridge has been installed at Mawa point in Munshiganj district on Wednesday. A 150-meter long span has been installed between 13th and 14th pillar at 12.30 pm, making 1,500-meter of the main structure of this mega bridge visible at Mawa point. Project Director of Padma Multipurpose Bridge M Shafiqul Islam said that ...

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Green Line Paribahan asked to compensate Russel by 3:00 pm today

The High Court on Wednesday (today) ordered Green Line Paribahan to pay at least several portions of the compensation money by 3:00 pm to Russel Sarker.   Russel Sarker, a youth who lost a leg after a bus of the agency ran him over in April 2018, was supposed to get Tk 50 lakh as compensation money according to a ...

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Youth force is agent of change in our climate action: Bangladesh

Photo : State Minister for Youth Zahid Ahsan Russel speaks at an Interactive Roundtable on Youth 2030 working UN, NY on Tuesday, April 09, 2019. Dhaka, Apr 10 : Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in youth empowerment, particularly in climate action under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s leadership, State Minister for Youth Zahid Ahsan Russel said the UN on Tuesday. “By ...

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Rohingya repatriation: Bangladesh urges US, its friends to put pressure on Myanmar

It seeks resolution from US Congress with measures against perpetrators Photo: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen meets Senator Christopher Murphy and USAID Administrator Ambassador Mark Green in Washington DC on Tuesday, April 10, 2019. Dhaka, Apr 10 : Bangladesh has urged the US administration to solicit support on Rohingya issue from the countries who maintain close economic and commercial ...

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BCI seeks focus on young entrepreneurs in coming budget

Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Apr 10 : Bangladesh Chamber of Industries (BCI), a leading chamber body representing local industrial sector, has urged the government to focus on development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and promotion of young entrepreneurs in the country`s upcoming national budget for 2019-20. The BCI leaders said the sustainable development goals (SDG) could be easily achieved if ...

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Bangladesh High Commission London awards top meritorious British Bangladeshi Students

By Ashequn Nabi Chowdhury: Bangladesh High Commission in London awarded 86 British Bangladeshi students who achieved highest grades in the UK’s GCSE and A levels examinations in 2018. Many of these awarded students are now studying in UK’s top colleges and universities including Oxford, Cambridge, London School of Economics and Imperial College. Acclaimed highly by the British Bangladeshi Community, the ...

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ECNEC approves Tk.16,104.44 cr Akhaura-Sylhet Dual Gauge conversion project

Dhaka, April 9 : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved the conversion of Akhaura-Sylhet Meter Gauge Section of Bangladesh Railway into dual gauge with an estimated cost of Taka 16,104.44 crore. The approval came from the ECNEC meeting held at the NEC Conference Room in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area with ECNEC chairperson and Prime ...

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Bangladesh Parliament model turns heads at exhibition on Louis Kahn at UNHQ

‘From Island to Island-The creative journey of Louis Kahn’ is jointly organised by the permanent missions of Bangladesh and Estonia to the UN on Monday, Apr 9, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Apr 9 : A model of Bangladesh’s National Parliament caught the attention of visitors at a photo exhibition on Louis I Kahn at the UN Headquarters. ‘From Island to ...

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