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‘I’ll play role to strengthen tobacco control law’

In a meeting with a delegation from the Dhaka Ahsania Mission, Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Saber Hossain Chowdhury, declared a commitment to addressing the environmental impact of cigarette waste. The minister asserted that a thorough analysis of the effects of cigarette waste on the environment would be conducted, and necessary measures would be implemented to mitigate its ...

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‘Dummy government’ now looks for a ‘dummy opposition’: Rizvi

Awami League-led ‘dummy government’ is now looking for a ‘dummy opposition’ in parliament, said BNP senior joint secretary general ruhul Kabir Rizvi. He said that the total electoral system of the country has been made distrustful, ineffective, and hilarious due to the greed for power of a particular individual. The BNP leader was speaking at a press conference at the ...

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‘Who are You to explain about verdict’, Appellate division to Barrister Khokon

“Who are You to explain about the Appellate division verdict? Only Supreme Court to explain.” The Appellate division on Tuesday warned BNP’s joint secretary general and Supreme Court lawyer Barrister Mahbub Uddin Khokon. Mahbub Uddin Khokon earlier said that oath taking by the 290 lawmakers was “unconstitutional” as the tenure of the 10th parliament expired on January 28, 2019. Therefore, ...

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Upazila polls to be held after Eid al-Fitr: EC

Upazila Parishad (UP) elections will be from the last week April, said Election Commission Md Alamgir on Tuesday. “It is time to hold UP elections. The SCC exams is going to be started, after that Ramadan will begin. It is not possible to hold polls during the Ramadan. We are taking preparation for arranging the elections after Eid-ul-Fitr. We will ...

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‘Send them to jail’: PM Sheikh Hasina warns against hoarding

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday sounded a strong warning against illegal hoarders and market manipulators saying that they would face the music. “If anyone hoards any goods out of ill-motive, we’ll have to take instant action against them through mobile courts and if needed send them to jail,” she said. Bangladesh Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina said this ...

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Strict action if anyone found hoarding rice: Food Minister

Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Monday warned that the government will take stern action against anyone found hoarding rice stocks. He told the corporate organizations that they should refrain from buying paddy by competing in the market, reports . The minister was talking at a meeting with the representatives of six corporates of the country in his office at ...

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Govt pry schools to start from 10am due to cold weather

The government on Monday changed the school hours for all government primary schools due to the ongoing cold wave across the country. The Ministry of Primary and Mass Education issued a circular revising the school timing on Monday (22 January). Under the new schedule, all government primary schools will now start at 10am instead of 9am. It said this decision ...

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EC gifts us a good election: Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Monday said that the Election Commission has gifted a good election. “Those who made negative comments about the election have now understood that Bangladesh had a good election under the Prime Minister and the Election Commission,” he said. The minister made the remarks at the ‘Great Wall Commemorative Medal’ handover ceremony of the Chinese government ...

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Gayeshwar gets bail in 6 cases

The High Court on Monday granted bail to BNP standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy in six separate cases, including the Chief Justice’s residence attack case. A HC bench of Justice Md Habibul Goni and Justice Ahmed Sohel on Monday granted the bail till March 25. His lawyer advocate Nitai Roy Chowdhury confirmed the matter to the media. On October ...

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Czech PM greets Hasina

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Petr Fiala has congratulated Sheikh Hasina on her re-election as the prime minister of Bangladesh. “I deeply value the friendly relations the Czech Republic and Bangladesh enjoy and I believe that we will continue to deepen and strengthen them to the mutual benefit of our countries,” Czech PM wrote in a congratulatory message to ...

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