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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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Brunei rolls out red carpet for Prime Minister

Brunei rolled out a red carpet after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached Bandar Seri Begawan on Sunday afternoon on a three-day official visit at the invitation of the kingdom’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, BSS reports. A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the premier and her entourage members has landed at Brunei International Airport in Bandar Seri Begawan, the ...

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Journalist Mahfuz Ullah still alive, says daughter

Mahfuz Ullah had hosted radio and television shows and been involved with leading Bangla and English dailies in Bangladesh. File photo Dhaka, Apr 21 : Senior journalist Mahfuz Ullah is still on life support at a Thailand hospital, his daughter Nusrat Humaira said on Sunday amid rumours of her father’s death. “My father is still alive but in a very ...

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Two Bangladeshi tourists missing in Sri Lanka

Two Bangladeshi tourists, including a child, have remained missing since blasts rocked three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, said State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam. “Two Bangladesh nationals are unaccounted for. They went to Colombo as tourists with their family,” State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam told the media in Dhaka. ...

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TIB demands punishment of Nusrat’s killers

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Sunday demanded exemplary punishment of those responsible for the death of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. TIB Executive Director Dr Iftekharuzzaman came up with the demand from a human chain held in front Teachers-Students centre (TSC) of Dhaka University (DU) around 11.30 am protesting Nusrat’s killing. Addressing the human chain, Iftekharuzzaman said, “The government ...

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BNP leader Barrister AminulHaque passes away

BNP vice-chairman and former minister  Barrister Aminul Haque. File photo Dhaka, Apr 21 : BNP vice-chairman and former minister Barrister Aminul Haque died at United Hospital in the city on Sunday. He was 76. Aminul Haque, who had been suffering from liver cancer and put on life support at United Hospital’s ICU on March 14, breathed his last at the ...

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Shab-e-Barat tonight

Dhaka, Apr 21 : The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune and forgiveness, will be observed in the country on Sunday with due religious fervour. According to Muslim belief, Shab-e-Barat is the night when Allah arranges the affairs of the following year. On this night, Allah writes the destinies of all the creations for the coming year by taking into ...

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PM flies to Brunei on 3-day official visit

Dhaka, Apr 21 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here for Brunei Darussalam on Sunday morning on a three-day official visit when the two countries are expected to sign seven Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs). The Prime Minister takes up the tour at the invitation of Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah. Six of the Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) will ...

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Spread Bangabandhu’s ideals among children: Speaker

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury unveils the cover of a graphics book titled ‘ Khoka Jokhan Chhotto Chilen’ on Saturday, Apr 20, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Apr 20 : Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Saturday urged people to disseminate the humanitarian qualities of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman among children. “Khoka (Bangabandhu used to be called ...

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Gonoforum to serve show-cause notice to MP Mokabbir

Dhaka, Apr 20 : Gonoforum will send a show-cause notice to party presidium member and MP Mokabbir Khan for ‘violating’ its constitution and indulging ‘anti- party’ activities. The decision was taken on Saturday at a meeting of the party’s central committee, said a press release. “The meeting has decided to serve a show-cause notice to Mokabbir Khan for his activities ...

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