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Mokabbir Hossain made Biman MD & CEO

Md Mokabbir Hossain. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Sept 12 : Additional Secretary of the Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry Md Mokabbir Hossain has been made the new Managing Director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. The Public Administration Ministry issued a notification in this regard on Thursday. He will also serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the national flag carrier.

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Bangladeshi boy wins int’l Quran recitation award

Dhaka, Sept 12 : Bangladeshi Hafiz Shihab Ullah won the second place in the third group of King Abdul Aziz International Quran Recitation Competition held in Saudi Arabia. The 41st Quran recitation competition was organised at the new building of Kaaba Sharif mosque. Bangladesh’s State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Md Abdullah attended the prize giving ceremony as the honourable ...

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‘Forced marriage’ to rapist: Pabna Sadar OC withdrawn, SI suspended

The officer-in-charge of Pabna Sadar Police Obaidul Haq. Photo: Collected Pabna, Sept 12 : The officer-in-charge of Pabna Sadar Police Station was withdrawn and a sub-inspector was suspended for allegedly forcing a gang-rape victim to marry one of her rapists at the police station. Sheikh Rafiqul Islam, superintendent of Pabna police, said the punitive action was taken against OC Obaidul ...

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2 die of dengue; 750 new patients hospitalised in 24hr

Photo: This recently taken photo shows the scenario of dengue patients at hospital. Dhaka, Sep 12 : Two persons reportedly died of dengue in Chattogram and Barishal as the government said 750 new patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Thursday morning. The victims were identified as Doume Ching Marma, 27, and Suraiya, 14. Doume Ching was admitted to Ruma ...

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Biman set to welcome 4th Dreamliner Saturday

Dhaka, Sept 11 :  Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to add the 4th Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, ‘Rajhanso’, to its fleet on Saturday instead of Thursday. Deputy General Manager (PR) of Biman Tahera Khondokar said the arrival of Rajhanso got delayed as Boeing, a US aircraft manufacturer, sought 48 hours more to deliver the aircraft. She said the aircraft, which was ...

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Jatiya Party council on Nov 21: GM Quader

Dhaka, Sept 11 : Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader on Wednesday said their party’s national council will be held on November 21 next to strength its organisational capacity. “We’ll do politics rising above personal interests. Those predicted that Jatiya Party would face split in absence of its founding chairman HM Ershad their idea has proved wrong,” he said. GM Quader ...

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Bangladesh development delegation to Belfast

    Ansar Ahmed Ullah: The event was held on 5 September at the Long Gallery, Parliament Building, Belfast, with guests Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly members Mairtin-O-Muilleoir MLA, Mike Nesbitt MLA and Chris Lyttle MLA. Syed Mozammel Ali, Chair of the Study Circle presided the proceedings. Chief guest at the event was Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury, Panel speaker was Deputy ...

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Maintain peace for development: PM to police

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Sept 11 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday hoped that the police will continue their sincere efforts to maintain peace and discipline in the country which is essential for economic development. “For economic development, maintaining peace and discipline is very much essential, and this responsibility very naturally goes to the police force. ...

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Prime Minister inaugurates four power plants

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday inaugurated four power plants that added 435.4 megawatts (MWs) of electricity to the country’s national grid. The premier also opened eight 33/11 KV GIS substations along with the power plants through a videoconferencing from her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital this afternoon. Through the same function, Sheikh Hasina, also Minister of the Ministry ...

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634 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24hr

Since January, 78,617 people had been hospitalised with dengue. File photo Dhaka, Sep 11 : The declining number of new dengue cases across Bangladesh showed a marked improvement of the situation. In 24 hours until Wednesday morning, the government said 634 dengue patients were hospitalised. Of them, 221 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka. The number of new cases was ...

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