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PM witnesses presentation on JS Bhaban dev plan

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday witnessed a power-point presentation on different development plans and activities of the Jatiya Sangsad Complex. “There was a presentation on Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban development before the Prime Minister at Ganobhaban and the Prime Minister gave necessary directives in this regard,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told that. There are 1,321 officials and employees at ...

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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 37 deaths, 1,666 new cases in a day

Bangladesh has recorded 37 more deaths and 1,666 new cases in the last 24 hours in novel coronavirus. The death toll now hits at 5,044 and the number of total infections reaches to 352,287, according to the press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Wednesday afternoon. A total of 14,150 samples were tested at 102 ...

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Italian Embassy resumes re-entry visa process

The re-entry visa application process for Italian expatriates started in Italian Embassy in Dhaka from September 20. The applications have to be submitted to Embassy’s official agency Global VFS. Re-entry visas have been compulsory for them whose Italian stay permits expired due to coronavirus pandemic. Italian visa has usually been issued within 21 days unless there is a delay in ...

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Daily Sangram editor gets bail

The High Court on Wednesday granted bail to editor of Daily Sangram Abul Asad, who was shown arrested in a case filed under the Digital Security Act by ward 36 Muktijoddha commander Afzal Hossain. The bench of Justice Md Emdadul Haque and Justice Md Akram Hossain passed the order. Senior lawyers Khandaker Mahbub Hossain and Md Shishir Monir were stood ...

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HC verdict on Jahalam`s compensation on Sept 29

The verdict on the rule over compensation for innocent jute mill worker Jahalam, who was in jail for three years instead of the real accused in 33 cases, will be announced on September 29 (Tuesday). The case has been placed at No. 1 in the cause list published on Wednesday (September 23). High Court bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahsan ...

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Rwanda keen to boost bilateral, trade ties with Bangladesh

Rwanda is very much keen to boost trade and bilateral relations with Bangladesh, said Rwandan foreign minister Vincent Biruta. The Rwandan Minister for Foreign Affairs expressed this eagerness while talking to the Bangladesh foreign minister Dr AK Abul Momen over phone on Tuesday. Describing the overal development and potential of the country, Dr Momen said Bangladesh government is a very ...

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Don’t allow geopolitical rivalries to weaken UN: Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called for not allowing geopolitical rivalries to weaken the United Nations as the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that both developed and developing nations need the UN more than ever. “We must not allow our geopolitical rivalries to weaken the UN. We owe it to the founding fathers and future generations to make the UN ...

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COVID-19: Bangladesh provides protective items to Nepal

Bangladesh has handed over health protective items to Nepal as a gesture of friendship and in the spirit of solidarity with the people of Nepal in their fight against coronavirus under the SAARC COVID-19 Emergency Cooperation. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen handed over the PPE, Remdesivir injection, hand sanitiser and floor cleaner to Ambassador of Nepal to Bangladesh Dr ...

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Covid-19 death toll in Bangladesh surges past 5,000

The death toll from the novel coronavirus infection in Bangladesh has surpassed 5,000, hitting another grim milestone in the pandemic that has upended millions of lives in the country. Health authorities reported 28 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,007. Another 1,557 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the ...

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Saudi returnees demonstrate for tickets in Karwan Bazar

A group of Bangladeshi migrant workers demonstrated at Karwan Bazar on Tuesday morning demanding tickets to Saudi Arabia so that they can join their workplaces. Several hundred migrant workers gathered in front of the Saudia Airlines office around 10am to secure tickets. The airlines issued a notice that they have suspended issuing tickets, sparking protests. The workers then blocked the ...

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