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Bangladesh, Nepal sign agreement to exchange news

Bangla Mirror desk :‎ 5 March, 2016 An agreement has been signed between Nepal and Bangladesh for the exchange of news and information and mutual cooperation between government media of both countries.   A decision to this effect was taken during the meeting between Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai and his Bangladeshi counterpart Hasanul Haq Inu in the ...

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Pre-registration for hajj pilgrims to begin soon

The government will launch a pre-registration programme for hajj pilgrims soon for the first time in order to make the hajj management system more transparent.   Dr Abu Saleh Mostafa Kamal, director of Hajj management of the Ministry of Religious Affairs on Thursday said that Pre-registration system would be introduced this year for the hajj pilgrims in line with the ...

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Registration of online news portal extended until Mar 31

The government has extended until March 31 next the deadline for the registration of online news portals. “The deadline has been extended following the requests of journalists,” said a handout on Monday. It said the registration form can be submitted to the Press Information Department (PID) until March 31. The previous deadline in this connection expired February 29. The government ...

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37th BCS circular published

The Public Service Commission on Monday published a circular for the 37th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination seeking applications against 1,226 posts. The circular was published on the PSC website. The process to fill up forms and submit fees online will begin on March 31 and end on May 2, according to the circular. Through the 37th BCS exams, the ...

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Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council to register nurses

The Cabinet on Monday gave the final approval to the draft of the ‘Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council Bill, 2016’ with a provision to form a council for the registration of professionals having degrees on nursing, midwifery and related professions. The approval was given at the regular weekly meeting of the Cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh ...

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Show-cause issued for 1,209 edn institutions over refunding extra fees

The education ministry issued show-cause notices to 1,209 educational institutions for not responding to the ministry over the allegation of taking extra admission fees, the education minister said today. Only 830 institutions refunded the extra fees that they took from the SSC applicants in the name of fees for form fill up among a total of 3038 institutions. On the ...

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100 more economic zones to be built in country: PM

Prime Minster Sheikh Hasina today has  inaugurated 10 economic zones around the country through a video conference at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, Dhaka. During the inauguration ceremony, the PM said that the government plans on building 100 more such economic zones around the country. Under the agreement, PowerPac, a unit of Sikder Group, will develop the 205-acre Mongla Economic Zone ...

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President off to London for treatment

President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for London today for eye treatment and health checkup. A regular flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the President took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:00am. Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon, State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam, the dean of diplomatic corps, the chiefs of the three services ...

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Avijit murder still shrouded in mystery

Though one year has already elapsed, the investigation agency could not yet make any headway in debunking the mystery behind the murder of blogger Avijit Roy. However, the Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, assigned for handling the case, claimed that they have already identified three suspects in the brutal killing, UNB reports. Avijit, son of noted physicist Ajoy ...

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Govt mulls Dhaka-Chittagong express train service: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said her government has a plan to introduce Dhaka-Chittagong express train service for easier and quick communications between the country’s two major cities. The prime minister said this while inaugurating and laying foundation of 51 projects of various ministries in ten districts through video conference with local representatives and officials from her Gonobhaban residence ...

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