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President, PM pay tributes to Bangabandhu at Tungipara

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the 99th anniversary on Sunday, Mar 17, 2019. Photo: PID Tungipara, Mar 17 : President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ...

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PM pays homage to Bangabandhu

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his 99th birth anniversary on Sunday, Mar 17, 2019. Photo: PID Dhaka, Mar 17 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his 99th birth anniversary. She ...

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Help revive healthy politics: PM to Ducsu leaders

Ducsu Vice-president-elect Nurul Haq Nur and General Secretary-elect Golam Rabbani meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban on Saturday, Mar 16, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Mar 16 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged the newly-elected leaders of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) to help revive the healthy politics in the country. “This Ducus election ...

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Bangladesh to have wider engagement globally, focus on more trade: Shahriar

The country attracting investment, he says Photo: State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam speaks at a dialogue seminar titled “Bangladesh Diplomacy @50: Engaging the World” at the auditorium of Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) on Saturday marking DCAB’s 21st anniversary. Dhaka, Mar 16 : State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Saturday said ...

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2 Bangladeshis killed in Christchurch shooting, not 3

The government of Bangladesh has clarified that two of its nationals were killed in the horrifying terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch on Friday during jum’a prayers. State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam made the clarification while briefing the media in Dhaka on Saturday. “Ten Bangladeshis were affected [by the attacks]. Two of them died and ...

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Stop ‘evil race’ on roads: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked the authorities concerned to take steps so that drivers cannot engage in ‘evil race’ on highways and roads as those often cause fatal accidents. “You (authorities concerned) have to look into evil races by drivers on highways and roads and check those,” she said. The Prime Minister ordered this while inaugurating the four-lane ...

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5 Bangladeshis missing since New Zealand mosque attacks: Consul

Photo : Armed police patrol outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. A witness says many people have been killed in a mass shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. Dhaka, March 16 : The Bangladesh Consulate in Aucland has retracted its statement about three Bangladeshis being killed in terror attack ...

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Khaleda not in jail in political cases: Hasan Mahmud

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud speaks to reporters after inaugurating the Insurance Fair at MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram on Friday, Mar 15, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Chattogram, Mar 15 : Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Friday said BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is not in jail in politically motivated cases but in corruption cases. “She (Khaleda) is in jail over ...

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Bangladesh seeks greater international support to achieve SDGs

Deputy Education Minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury. File photo Dhaka, Mar 15 : Bangladesh has sought greater support from the international community to help it achieve SDGs, including those related to women and girls. “We reiterate our commitment to make a more balanced world to make a better world; a more gender-balanced world,” said Deputy Education Minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury. He ...

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2 Bangladeshis killed, 5 wounded in New Zealand terror attack: Report

Photo: Police escort witnesses away from a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. Dhaka, March 15 : Two Bangladeshis are among those killed in Christchurch terror attack at mosques, Bangladesh Consulate officials say, reports BBC Bangla. Honorary Consul Shafiqur Rahman Bhuiyan told BBC Bangla that one of them is Dr Abdus Samad, who taught at Lincoln University. ...

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