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Govt to establish Bangabandhu Research Centre at Sugandha

The government has decided to establish ‘Bangabandhu Research Center for Foreign Policy and Diplomacy’ in the ‘Mujib Borsho’ to keep Bangabandhu’s association with Sugandha alive in the minds of the successive generations. “This’ll be a center of excellence to conduct quality research on the life and works of Bangabandhu as well as Bangladesh foreign policy strategy and diplomacy,” Foreign Minister ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 21 more die, 1,383 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 21 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,093. Another 1,383 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 356,767. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Friday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 1,932 people to ...

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Nazrul Islam made new Bangladesh ambassador to Ethiopia

The Government has appointed Md Nazrul Islam, currently serving as the Director General of Multilateral Economic Affairs Wing in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as the new Ambassador of Bangladesh to Ethiopia. Ambassador-designate Islam is a career foreign service officer belonging to the 15th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre, said the Foreign Ministry. In his diplomatic ...

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UN roundtable on climate: PM places 5-point suggestion to protect planet

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday placed a five-point recommendation to protect the planet and save people from the adversities of the climate changes. “To protect the planet and ourselves I’d suggest— political leadership must encourage robust international collaboration; the global temperature increase must be limited to 1.5 degree Celsius and all Paris provisions must be implemented; and promised funds ...

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International community continue to work for safe repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar

Representatives of the international community in Bangladesh have reiterated their commitment to solidarity with Bangladesh for generously hosting Rohingyas and continue working toward solutions and the safe, voluntary, and dignified repatriation of the forcible displaced people to Myanmar. They reaffirmed their commitment after a two-day visit to Cox’s Bazar and the Rohingya camps on Thursday. The delegation reiterated that the ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 28 more die, 1,540 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 28 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,072. Another 1,540 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 355,384. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Thursday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 2,139 people to ...

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Charge hearing in DIG Mizan’s graft case on Sept 30

A Dhaka court on Thursday fixed September 30 for the hearing of framing of charges against four accused, including suspended deputy inspector general (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman, in a graft case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). Judge Asifuzzaman of Dhaka Special Judge court no. 6 passed the order accepting a plea from the lawyer of the main accused – ...

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Thousands marooned as Teesta, Dharla cross danger mark

Several hundreds of thousands of people have been left marooned in chars and river basins in Lalmonirhat as the waters of Teesta and Dharla rivers crossed the danger level due to incessant rains and an onrush of water from upstream India. According to the officials of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) and district administrations, the water level of Teesta River ...

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Digital academy in every secondary school by 2030: PM

Mentioning that the Covid-19 pandemic has revealed the strength of digital services across the world, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government will set up digital academy and centre of excellence in every secondary school of the country by 2030. Sheikh Hasina said this while addressing the high-level virtual event titled “Digital Cooperation: Action Today for Future Generations” ...

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Biman to operate flights to Saudi Arabia on Sept 26, 27

Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Wednesday said it would operate passenger flights to Saudi Arabia on September 26 and 27 to help migrant workers return to their workplaces. Passengers with Biman tickets only for March 16 and 17 will be accommodated on the flights. The Sept 26 flight will be operated on the Dhaka-Jeddah route and the Sept 27 one on ...

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