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High Court starts regular proceedings after 5 months

The High Court finally resumed its regular proceedings through physical presence of the judges, lawyers and other concerned people after five months. Lawyers and other concerned people were allowed to enter the court premises after checking their body temperatures and ensuring wearing face masks at Supreme Court Bar Council building. Health guidelines were also followed inside the courtrooms. Chief Justice ...

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Irregularities in Health sector: ACC interrogates ex-DGHS DG Azad

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has started interrogating five accused, including former Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Professor Dr Abul Kalam Azad, over various scams and irregularities in Health sector. The five accused entered in the ACC headquarters around 10:00 am on Wednesday. ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya confirmed the information to media. ...

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Japan’s 41st ODA loan worth USD 3.2b signed today

Japan will provide the largest ever package of USD 3.2 Billion to help Bangladesh become a middle income country and to conquer the novel coronavirus pandemic. ITO Naoki, Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh and Ms. Fatima Yasmin, Secretary, Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance signed Exchange of Notes of the 41st Official Development Assistance (ODA) of Japan to Bangladesh in ...

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Ex-Finance Minister Muhith prays for quick recovery of Pranab Mukherjee

Former Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has prayed for quick recovery of Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India. “I have been alarmed to receive the news of your illness and surgery. I pray for your early recovery and better health while closely following your health updates,” he said in a message written to Pranab Mukherjee today (Wednesday). He said ...

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Reserved seat MP of BNP Rumeen Farhana tests positive for Covid-19

Rumeen Farhana, a Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader and a Member of Parliament for reserved women’s seat, tested positive for coronavirus. Farhana confirmed the matter through a status posted on her verified Facebook page on Wednesday noon. The Lawyer Rumeen Farhana also urged to the countrymen to pray to Allah for her early recovery.

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HSC, equivalent examinations may begin in late September

The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations of this year are likely to begin at the end of September or beginning of the October, according to media report. Sources concerned revealed that the education boards of the country are taking necessary preparations in this connection. The HSC and equivalent examinations of 2020 were supposed to be held in ...

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Bangladesh’s per capita income hits $2,064

The per capita income in Bangladesh has risen from $1,909 to $2,064 despite the impact of Novel Coronavirus pandemic. The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistic (BBS) revealed the figures as provisional data on Tuesday. The data also revealed that the Bangladesh Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at 5.24 percent in the fiscal year 2019-20. However, the GDP growth was 8.15 percent, ...

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PSC, JSC examinations likely to be cancelled

The government is likely to cancel Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Junior School Certificate (JSC) examinations in a bid to prevent the transmission of novel coronavirus or Covid-19, says media report. The ministries are set to send Ministries are set to send proposals to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) for cancellation of this year’s Primary School Certificate (PSC), Junior School ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 33 more die, 2,996 test positive, 1,535 recover in 24hrs

Bangladesh on Tuesday saw the detection of another 2,996 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 263,503. During the period the country registered death of 33 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 3,471. Health authorities reported that another 1,535 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number ...

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Momen wishes speedy recovery of Pranab Mukherjee

File Photo Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday wished for a speedy recovery of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee who was recently tested COVID-19 positive and underwent a successful brain surgery. Momen wrote a message to Mukherjee’s office mentioning that the former Indian President is always a trusted friend of Bangladesh. In the message, the foreign minister ...

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