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Pranab pays tributes to Bangabandhu

Eds: Lead to follow Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday visited Bangabandhu Museum and paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He signed visitors’ book there after visiting the Museum.  State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam, among others, was present.  Pranab, a great friend of Bangladesh who arrived here on Sunday, is now ...

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Cabinet okays draft of Ride Sharing Services Guideline

The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of Ride Sharing Services Guideline-2017 to bring the app-based transport services under a framework. “The cabinet endorsed the draft of the Ride Sharing Services Guideline- 2017 notifying 11 conditions,” Cabinet Secretary M Shafiul Alam told a press briefing at Secretariat after the meeting.

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600bn cubic feet gas found at Bhola’s Bhedoria Gas Field

Some 600 billion cubic feet of gas were found at Bhedoria gas-field in Bhola, said cabinet secretary M Shafiul Alam said on Monday. “The Prime Minister was informed at the cabinet meeting today that some 600 billion cubic feet of gas was found in the gas-field of Bhedoria in Bhola,” he told a press briefing at the secretariat after the ...

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Bangladesh attractive place for investment: Pranab

Now passing time reading books, he says Visiting former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said Bangladesh is now an attractive place for investment. Pranab Mukherjee said this when he met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban. After the meeting, Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters. Pranab Mukherjee said he had been involved in politics ...

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Myanmar says 1st camp for Rohingya will be ready next week 

Myanmar officials say a camp to house Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees who return from Bangladesh will be ready by its promised deadline next week. Myanmar and Bangladesh had signed an agreement in November to repatriate Rohingya and had set up a working group last month to oversee the repatriation of people who had fled violence in the northern part ...

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Election process to start in October: CEC 

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) A K M Nurul Huda on Monday said that the process for holding the 11th parliamentary election will start in October this year. “All the political parties will participate in the upcoming national polls,” hoped the CEC while responding to the reporters at the circuit house here around 11am. He said that the election may be ...

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DNCC by-polls: 5 aspirants collect BNP forms

Five aspirants, including its central leaders Tabith Awal and Asaduzzaman Ripon, collected nomination forms of BNP on Sunday for contesting the by-polls to Dhaka North City Corporation mayor polls with the party ticket. The nomination seekers bought the forms at Tk 10,000 at different times from BNP’s Nayapaltan central office. The three other nomination aspirants are BNP assistant publication affairs ...

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9 get death penalty for killing Narail AL leader 

A court here on Sunday sentenced nine people, including a former UP chairman, to death in connection with the murder of Narail Awami League leader Probhash Roy. The Khulna Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge MA Rab Hawladar pronounced the verdict this afternoon and also fined each of the convicts with Tk 50,000. The convicts are identified as Bhadrabila Union Council Chairman ...

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1st phase Ijtema ends seeking divine blessings

PM takes part in Akheri Munajat from Gano Bhaban The three-day first phase of Biswa Ijtema came to an end on Sunday with the Akheri Munajat on the bank of the Turag River at Tongi. Hafez Mohammad Zubayer, the Imam of Kakrail Mosque in Dhaka, conducted the 35-minute Akheri Munajat which began around 10:40 am. The gathering of devotees, both ...

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BNP standing body meets to select DNCC mayoral candidate  

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia sat in a meeting with her party’s standing committee members on Saturday night to finalise the party’s candidate for the by-polls to Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral post. The meeting began around 9:40pm at the BNP chief’s Gulshan office. A party standing committee member, wishing anonymity, said the meeting has been convened mainly to finalise the ...

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