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UN honours 12 fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh

It observes International Day of UN Peacekeepers Dhaka, May 25 : The United Nations (UN) has honoured 12 fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh who lost their lives on duty in 2018 in various parts of the world to ensure global peace under the aegis of the UN peace operations. The UN awarded ‘Dag Hammarskjold Medal’ to 119 fallen peacekeepers from 27 ...

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PM opens 2nd Meghna, Gumti bridges to traffic

Dhaka, May 25 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the much-sought 930-metre Second Meghna Bridge and the 1410-metre Second Gumti Bridge on Dhaka-Chattogram highway, aiming to reduce the plight of travellers on this vital national highway. The Prime Minister opened the two bridges through a videoconference from her official residence Ganabhaban. On March 16, Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the ...

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Nazrul’s 120th birth anniversary today

National poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. Dhaka, May 25 : The 120th  birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is being celebrated in the country on Saturday in a befitting manner. Born on 25 May, 1899 at Churulia village in Burdwan district of West Bengal in India, Nazrul through his fiery poems had inspired people to fight against injustice and ...

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Padma Bridge’s 13th span installed

Munshiganj, May 25 : The 13th span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge was installed on Saturday morning. A total 1,950 metres of bridge is visible now with the installation of the 13th span on the 14 ad 15 no pillars, said engineer of Padma Bridge Project Humayun Kabir. The Padma Multipurpose Bridge started becoming visible with the installation of 150-metre ...

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Muhith reveals one of his failures

Former Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Friday said that he can’t write a single verse and this is one of the failures in his life. He disclosed this while attending a writer-reader dialogue programme as chief guest at Bishwo Shahitto Kendro in the capital’s Banglamotor area. “Though I have composed 35 essays, but I can’t write single poem despites hard ...

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Panchagarh Express sets out on maiden voyage Saturday

  Panchagarh, May 24 : A new train on Dhaka-Panchagarh route will begin its maiden journey on Saturday after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates it through a videoconference. ‘Panchagarh Express’ will set out from Bir Muktijoddha Sirajul Islam Railway Station in Sadar Upazila where Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujon will be present. The train will complete its 593-kilometer journey in ...

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Unaddressed issues, including Teesta water sharing, will be solved as Modi wins: Obaidul Quader

Congratulating Narendra Modi on his party’s landslide victory in the Indian general election, Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday hoped that all bilateral issues, including Teesta water dispute, between Bangladesh and India will now be solved. Road, Transport and Bridges Minister came up with this comment in a press briefing, held at party President Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi ...

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Govt trying to kill Khaleda in jail without treatment: Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. File photo Dhaka, May 24 : BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday alleged that the government is trying to kill their chairperson Khaleda Zia in jail by resorting to various tricks. “The government is prolonging Khaleda Zia’s stay in jail by creating obstacles to her release by resorting to various ...

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29 held over pry teacher recruitment test ‘question paper leak’

Photo: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrest 29 members of a gang from Kalaroa upazila headquarters on Friday, May 24, 2019. Satkhira, May 24 : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested 29 members of a gang from Kalaroa upazila headquarters on Friday morning for their suspected involvement in leaking question paper of primary teacher recruitment test. Tipped off, ...

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PM hosts iftar for judges, diplomats

PM Sheikh Hasina offers Munajat at her official residence Ganobhaban. Dhaka, May 23 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday hosted an iftar party in honour of judges, diplomats and high government and military officials at her official residence Ganobhaban. The Prime Minister arrived at the iftar venue at 6:16pm and thanked the guests for attending the function. Before the ...

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