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China is an important dev, strategic partner of Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday hoped that China would come forward in a bigger way during the tenure of her new government for implementing its development programmes. “China is one of the most important development and strategic partners of Bangladesh. We hope that during the new government’s tenure China will help us more than the previous times to help ...

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Ayaan’s death : DGHS fails to submit report, next hearing on Jan 28

The High Court on Thursday again set January 28 (Sunday) for submission of investigation report on five-year-old Ayaan, who died due to negligence of the doctors, as Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) failed to submit the progress report today. Ayaan was admitted to the United Medical College Hospital, situated in the capital’s Badda area, On December 31 for circumcision. When ...

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Consider costs and benefits before taking up new projects: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the Planning Commission to identify which of the running projects can be finished quickly with little cost to reap maximum economic benefits from the programmes. “We have to prioritise the development programmes which would be finished with little money. Because I think that the quicker we would be able to finish these projects ...

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233 polls schedule announced

Election Commission secretary Jahangir Alam on Wednesday announced the schedule of 233 elections, including Cumilla and Mymensingh City Corporation polls. As per the schedule, the last date of nomination submission at returning office is February 13 and scrutinising on February 15. The last date for the withdrawal of nominations is February 22. Symbols will be allotted on February 23. The ...

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Will work together to strengthen UK-Bangladesh ties: High Commissioner

British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Sarah Cooke on Wednesday laid emphasis on working together to strengthen the ties between Bangladesh and the UK. During her meeting with Foreign Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she also discussed how they can work together on challenges like climate change, migration and welfare of the Rohingyas, reports UNB. The ...

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BNP leader Amir Khasru gets bail in one more case

A court in Dhaka on Wednesday granted bail to BNP Standing Committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury in a case filed with Paltan Model Police Station. With this, he secured bail in nine cases, out of 10 lodged against him over the clashes between police and BNP men and alleged attacks on different establishments, including the residence of the chief ...

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233 polls schedule announced

Election Commission secretary Jahangir Alam on Wednesday announced the schedule of 233 elections, including Cumilla and Mymensingh City Corporation polls. As per the schedule, the last date of nomination submission at returning office is February 13 and scrutinising on February 15. The last date for the withdrawal of nominations is February 22. Symbols will be allotted on February 23. The ...

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Historic Mass Upsurge Day today

The historic ‘Mass Upsurge Day’, commemorating the 1969’s movement for autonomy from the then East Pakistan that eventually led to the Liberation War and the emergence of Bangladesh in 1971, is being observed on Wednesday (January 24) in a befitting manner. Different political and socio-cultural organisations have taken separate programmes in observance of the day. On January 24, 1969, Matiur ...

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PM Hasina seeks more Saudi investment in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday sought more investment from Saudi Arabia to help accelerate Bangladesh’s socio-economic development, reports UNB. The prime minister said this while Saudi Ambassador to Bangladesh Essa Yousef Essa Alduhailan called on her at her official residence Ganabhaban in Dhaka. PM’s speechwriter M Nazrul Islam briefed reporters after the call on. Hasina told the envoy that ...

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 Inauguration of Maijdi Branch of Apan Shishu Bikash Foundation

  Apan Shishu Bikash Foundation’s Noakhali Maijdi Branch was inaugurated under the slogan ‘Healthy Children – Safe Future’. The auspicious opening of the new branch of Apan Shishu Bikash Foundation was held on Tuesday (January 23) at 10 am in Maijdi Court area of ​​the district town of Noakhali. Maizdi Municipal Council Mayor Shahidullah Khan Sohail was present as the chief ...

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