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FM hopeful of reopening labour market in Malaysia soon

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen. File photo Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday expressed optimism about reopening of labour market in Malaysia soon as discussion is going on between the two countries. “I’m hopeful,” the Foreign Minister told reporters at his office after meeting Malaysian Human Resource Minister. He said the Malaysian Minister will have discussion in details ...

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Charge sheet filed against Khalid, 5 others in money laundering case

Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has submitted a charge sheet against former Awami Jubo League (Dhaka South) unit organizing secretary Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan and five others in a case filed Money Laundering Prevention Act. Faruk Hossain, additional superintendent of CID, confirmed this to media. The other charge sheeted persons are Kalid Mahmud’s two brothers Masud Mahmud Bhuiyan, Hasan Mahmud Bhuiyan, Harun ...

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SC upholds HC verdict granting bail to Nazmul Huda’s wife, daughters

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday upheld bail granted to the wife and two daughters of former BNP minister Barrister Nazmul Huda in a case filed on charge of laundering money. The Appellate Division bench led by Justice Hasan Foez Siddique passed the order after hearing their bail pleas. Senior lawyer AF Hasan Arif stood for the ...

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Artists can play role in building peaceful, sustainable world: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Saturday said artists can play their role in building a peaceful and sustainable world inculcating the culture of tolerance and respect for each other. “Artists have no geographical boundary. Their works carry powerful expressions,” he said while inaugurating a joint exhibition of Bangladesh and Sri Lankan artists in the city. Dr Momen said ...

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2021 to be declared as ‘Tourism Year’: Mahbub

State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali on Saturday said an initiative is being taken to declare 2021 as the ‘Tourism Year’ marking the golden jubilee of the country’s independence. “Work is underway to declare the coming year as the ‘Tourism Year’ on the occasion of the golden jubilee of independence. After receiving the consent of Prime ...

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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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