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Jatiya Sangsad declares March 25 as “Gonohotya Dibosh”

11th March, 2017   The Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution to observe March 25 as the “Gonohotya Dibos” (Day of Genocide) marking the brutality carried out by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25, 1971. JSD lawmaker Shirin Akhter moved the proposal in the House under the Rule 147(1) of the Rules of Procedure ...

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Postal deptartment earns Tk 301-crore in 2015-16 says Tarana Halim

 11th March, 2017   State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Begum Tarana Halim on Saturday said Bangladesh Postal Department has earned Taka 301 crore as revenue in the fiscal year 2015-16 against the target of Taka 278 crore.”The earning was Taka 23 crore higher than that of the target,” she said while replying to a tabled starred question from opposition bench member M Shawkat Chowdhury of ...

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People in jail without crimes can claim compensation: PM

 9th March, 2017 01:31:56   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told parliament that the people, who have been in jail without committing any crimes, can claim compensation from the government.   “The people, who have been in jail without any crimes, can seek damages from the authorities. There is also a provision in the law that any innocent person ...

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Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says Sheikh Hasina now world leader

    8th March, 2017   Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is now being appreciated globally for her outstanding performance in leading Bangladesh towards development. The leadership of Sheikh Hasina has been recognized internationally as she is working relentlessly for turning Bangladesh into a develop country by 2041,” he said while taking part in ...

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PM urges UAE to ease visa for Bangladeshis

7th March, 2017   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called upon the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to make friendlier the visa regime for Bangladeshi nationals, especially for business visas.   The prime minister made the request when State Minister of UAE Dr. Maitha Salem Al-Shamsi called on her at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta on the sidelines of ...

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Tarana Halim says government to sit with facebook to stop ‘offensive’ contents

7th March, 2017   State minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim on Tuesday said the government will sit with the facebook authorities this month to prevent posting of ‘offensive’ contents.   “We will discuss with the facebook authorities to solve the problems and take necessary steps against those who run pages from abroad for spreading fundamentalism and militancy,” she ...

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Zia Orphanage graft case: Khaleda seeks further investigation

7th March, 2017   BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has filed a petition with the High Court seeking its order for further investigation in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.   She submitted the petition to the High Court on March 1.   The petition was placed on Tuesday before the High Court bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul ...

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Nation observes Historic 7th March

7th March, 2017   The nation is all set to observe the Historic 7th March, a memorable day in the history of Bangalees’ long arduous freedom struggle, on Tuesday with due respect, reports UNB.   On this day in 1971, Bangalees’ undisputed leader Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered his epoch-making speech of independence before a mammoth rally at the historic ...

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Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says no gas crisis after 2018

6th March, 2017   Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday said there will be no gas crisis in the country after the completion of the construction work of the floating LNG terminal in deep-sea by 2018.   The commerce minister made the statements while speaking to journalists after holding a view-exchange meeting with Qatar ambassador to Bangladesh Ahmed Mohamed Al-Dehaimi. ...

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daily sun editor Amir Hossain passes away

6th March, 2017   Acting editor of daily sun Amir Hossain died of cardiac arrest at a hospital in the capital on Monday afternoon. He was 73.   Also a freedom fighter, Amir Hossain was admitted to Apollo Hospitals in Bashundhara Residential Area on Sunday afternoon after he complained of chest pain.   As his condition deteriorated at the hospital, ...

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