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UAE wants job confirmation before issuing visas to Bangladeshi migrants

The United Arab Emirates will issue visa for Bangladeshi workers only after confirmation of their jobs in the Gulf nation, the country’s envoy said on Thursday during a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, reports UNB. UAE ambassador Abdulla Ali Abdulla Khaseif Alhmoudi called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganabhaban, PM’s Press Secretary M Nayeemul Islam ...

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Quader returns home after health check-up in S’pore

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader returned home on Thursday (June 13) afternoon from Singapore after completing routine health check-up. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight (BG 0585) carrying him landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka at 6:00pm. On June 11, Quader left Dhaka for Singapore for necessary medical examinations at the ...

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Edn ministry to decide closure of schools, colleges after Eid

Educational institutions are currently open on Saturdays. This decision is taken to meet the learning deficit. Schools were supposed to be closed again on Saturday after Eid-ul-Fitr. But no decision has been taken yet. Education Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury on Thursday said that a decision on closure of all educational institutions on Saturdays, will be taken after Eid-ul-Azha. “After Eid-ul-Azha, ...

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MP Anar murder: AL leader Mintu remanded

A court in Dhaka has placed Jhenidah district Awami League general secretary Saidul Karim Mintu on a 8-day remand for questioning in Anwarul Azim Anar MP murder case. Earlier on Thursday, police sought 10-day remand for question to arrested Mintu in the case after producing him before a Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court. After hearing, Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate ...

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Tk 152cr embezzlement: Travel ban on ex-VAT commissioner Waheeda

A Dhaka court on Thursday imposed a travel ban on Waheeda Rahman Choudhury, former commissioner of the Large Taxpayer Unit of Value Added Tax, of National Board of Revenue (NBR) in connection with a case filed over providing illegal benefits to four mobile phone operators, causing losses of Tk 152 crore to the government. Dhaka Metropolitan senior special judge Mohammad ...

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No ticket black markets after this year: RAB

There will be no tickets black markets after this year, said director of Rapid Action Battalion’s legal and media wing commander Arafat Islam on Thursday. “RAB has been working against ticket black markets, muggers, molom party for some days. RAB’s surveillance is continuing to keep passengers safe during Eid time.” If there is any complaint at the railway station during the ...

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Global Fund wants Sheikh Hasina to join coalition of world leaders

Global Fund and Stop TB Partnership wants to include Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in their coalition of leaders and champion of global fund. Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands and Stop TB Partnership Executive Director Dr Lucica Ditiu today made the plea when they paid a courtesy call on her at her official residence Ganabhaban. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

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Confiscation of 8 more flats, 25 acres of land of Benazir family ordered

A court has ordered the authorities concerned to confiscate eight more flats and 25 acres (1 acre=60.5 kathas) and 27 kathas of land remaining in the names of former inspector general of police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed, his wife and daughters. The flats have been traced at Badda and Adabar in Dhaka, and residential plots at Rupganj in Narayanganj, Uttara and ...

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HSC candidate dies as scarf gets tangled in auto-rickshaw wheel

An HSC examinee died after her scarf got entangled in the wheels of a battery-operated auto-rickshaw in Patuakhali Sadar upazila on Wednesday morning. The accident occurred at around 11:30am on Wednesday in the Model Mosque area of Patuakhali. Deceased Adhara Chowdhury Mohona, 18, was the eldest daughter of Md. Rasel Munshi from the Shimulbag area of Patuakhali municipality. She was ...

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