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Khadiza to get justice quickly: Home Minister

 15th October, 2016 08:17:14 Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Saturday said that stern actions will be taken against the culprit who attacked college student Khadiza Akhter Nargis recently. “Not only charge-sheet but also the trial would be held quickly of the attacker, who attempted to kill Khadiza,” he said while addressing a function as the chief guest at University of ...

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President for more effective steps for dynamic South Asia

 15th October, 2016 President Abdul Hamid has underscored the need for taking more effective and coordinated steps for establishing a more dynamic and emerging South Asia, saying that there is unexploited potential to reap benefits through intra-regional economic cooperation, reports BSS. “As this region is looking outward to benefit from the increasing global flows of capital and trade, there is ...

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Bangladesh-China ties strengthen: Syed Ashraf

15th October, 2016 06:05:04 Public Administration Minister and Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam today said Bangladesh-China relation is being strengthened for the development of economy and infrastructural advancement.   “Bangladesh has very close relations with India . . .we are strengthening ties with China as well,” he told newsmen after seeing off visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping at ...

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Relation with WB to reach a new height: Muhith

   15th October, 2016 Bangladesh’s relations with World Bank (WB) will reach a new height, with the top official of this global development partner visiting Dhaka this week to recognise the country’s significant success in poverty reduction and mark the “End Poverty Day”.   Jim Yong Kim, the WB group president is arriving in Dhaka tomorrow to participate in high-level ...

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PM to leave tomorrow for BRICS-BIMSTEC summit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka tomorrow for Indian southwest state of Goa to join BRICS-BIMSTEC Leaders’ Outreach Summit. The two-day summit will be held in Goa on 15-16 October with the theme ‘BRICS-BIMSTEC: A Partnership in Opportunities’. The prime minister will leave Dhaka at 8:00 am by a Biman flight tomorrow and reach Goa at 10.45 am (Indian ...

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PM mourns death of Thai King Bhumibol

13th October, 2016 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday expressed deep shock at the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej. “I am most deeply shocked and saddened to learn that His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thailand’s beloved Monarch, breathed his last this afternoon in Bangkok,” she said in a message sent to Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha. Sheikh Hasina ...

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Sino-Bangla ties to reach new height

 14th October, 2016 Dhaka pins high hopes on the high-profile visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping beginning this noon for a deeper and reciprocal Sino-Bangla relationship in the fields of economic cooperation.   With this historic 22-hour trip, bilateral relations involving trade, agriculture, connectivity, investment, power and energy, information technology, physical infrastructure and fight with climate change are expected to ...

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Holy Ashura observed recalling Karbala tragedy

 13th October, 2016 The Muslims in Bangladesh as elsewhere in the world observed the holy Ashura today marking the 10th day of Muharram with due religious solemnity and in a befitting manner. The day was observed as a symbol of “sacrifice and mourning” recalling the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), in the ...

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Xi’s Visit: Dhaka, Beijing to sign over 25 MoUs, deals

  13th October, 2016 Bangladesh and China will sign over 25 MoUs and deals which are expected to usher in a new chapter of greater collaboration between the two countries.   Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali said this while briefing the media on Thursday afternoon on the crucial visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping.   The Chinese President, now in ...

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President, PM for more awareness to reduce disaster risks

 13th October, 2016   President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday stressed the need for creating more awareness and active participation of all levels of people alongside the government and non-government organizations in measures to reduce disaster risks.     In a message, on the eve of the International Day for Disaster Reduction, the President said Bangladesh is ...

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