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Green Line Paribahan asked to compensate Russel by 3:00 pm today

The High Court on Wednesday (today) ordered Green Line Paribahan to pay at least several portions of the compensation money by 3:00 pm to Russel Sarker.   Russel Sarker, a youth who lost a leg after a bus of the agency ran him over in April 2018, was supposed to get Tk 50 lakh as compensation money according to a ...

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Youth force is agent of change in our climate action: Bangladesh

Photo : State Minister for Youth Zahid Ahsan Russel speaks at an Interactive Roundtable on Youth 2030 working UN, NY on Tuesday, April 09, 2019. Dhaka, Apr 10 : Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in youth empowerment, particularly in climate action under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s leadership, State Minister for Youth Zahid Ahsan Russel said the UN on Tuesday. “By ...

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Rohingya repatriation: Bangladesh urges US, its friends to put pressure on Myanmar

It seeks resolution from US Congress with measures against perpetrators Photo: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen meets Senator Christopher Murphy and USAID Administrator Ambassador Mark Green in Washington DC on Tuesday, April 10, 2019. Dhaka, Apr 10 : Bangladesh has urged the US administration to solicit support on Rohingya issue from the countries who maintain close economic and commercial ...

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BCI seeks focus on young entrepreneurs in coming budget

Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Apr 10 : Bangladesh Chamber of Industries (BCI), a leading chamber body representing local industrial sector, has urged the government to focus on development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and promotion of young entrepreneurs in the country`s upcoming national budget for 2019-20. The BCI leaders said the sustainable development goals (SDG) could be easily achieved if ...

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Bangladesh High Commission London awards top meritorious British Bangladeshi Students

By Ashequn Nabi Chowdhury: Bangladesh High Commission in London awarded 86 British Bangladeshi students who achieved highest grades in the UK’s GCSE and A levels examinations in 2018. Many of these awarded students are now studying in UK’s top colleges and universities including Oxford, Cambridge, London School of Economics and Imperial College. Acclaimed highly by the British Bangladeshi Community, the ...

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ECNEC approves Tk.16,104.44 cr Akhaura-Sylhet Dual Gauge conversion project

Dhaka, April 9 : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved the conversion of Akhaura-Sylhet Meter Gauge Section of Bangladesh Railway into dual gauge with an estimated cost of Taka 16,104.44 crore. The approval came from the ECNEC meeting held at the NEC Conference Room in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area with ECNEC chairperson and Prime ...

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Bangladesh Parliament model turns heads at exhibition on Louis Kahn at UNHQ

‘From Island to Island-The creative journey of Louis Kahn’ is jointly organised by the permanent missions of Bangladesh and Estonia to the UN on Monday, Apr 9, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Apr 9 : A model of Bangladesh’s National Parliament caught the attention of visitors at a photo exhibition on Louis I Kahn at the UN Headquarters. ‘From Island to ...

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Bangladesh seeks US support to create safe zone in Rakhine for Rohingyas

Rohingya repatriation stressed during Momen-Pompeo talks Photo: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen meets with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington, D.C. on Monday, April 8, 2019.  Dhaka, April 9 : Bangladesh has sought US support to create a safe zone in Rakhine for Rohingyas, monitored by international human rights groups, with credible international pressure on Myanmar for their ...

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SC upholds order on paying Tk 10 lakh to Abrar’s family

The Appellate Division of Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday upheld a High Court order that directed Suprobhat Paribahan to pay Tk 10 lakh to the family of Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury who was killed in a road crash on March 18.   A four-member bench headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order after dismissing a petition filed by Suprobhat ...

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Feni girl’s condition too critical to send to Singapore: Doctor

File photo Dhaka, Apr 9 : Burned Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi’s physical condition is not fit enough to move her to Singapore, said her physician. Coordinator of the National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery Dr Samanta Lal Sen disclosed it after holding a video conference with the doctors of Singapore General Hospital on Tuesday morning. The decision ...

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