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Education minister to hold view-exchange meeting with media on HSC results Tuesday

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni will hold a view-exchange meeting with the representatives of mass media on Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) results, reopen of educational institutions, Textbook Festival and other related issues on Tuesday. The meeting will be held through online platform Zoom at 12:00 noon. MA Khair, public relations officer of the ministry, confirmed the information on Saturday night. ...

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Freeze 617 bank accounts of MP Papul, 3 others: Court

A Dhaka court on Sunday ordered to freeze 617 bank accounts and 92 deeds of immovable properties of Mp Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul, his wife Selina Islam, their daughter Wafa Islam, and Papul’s sister-in-law Jesmin Prodhan in a graft case. Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of the Senior Special Judge’s Court of Dhaka came up with the order after ...

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AL announces names of candidates for 64 municipality polls

Ruling Awami League has announced the names of its nominated candidates for contesting the election to 64 municipalities under the third phase of municipal election. The names of the candidates were finalised at a meeting of the Local Government Nomination Board of the party on Saturday at the Prime Minister’s official residence Ganabhaban in the capital with Awami League president ...

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Only sacrificing people to lead AL: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said not the opportunist and intruders but those having sacrificing attitudes will be at every level of leadership in Awami League, reports BSS. “The workers who were beside the party and our leader as well will come in leadership. There is no scope to provide leadership to the opportunists,” he said while addressing ...

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Reach out to more people through art: Doraiswami

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram K Doraiswami on Saturday laid emphasis on an increased collaboration between Bangladeshi and Indian young artists to put together new ideas of art and reach out to more people through art. “I think through art, we hope to be able to reach out to many more people,” the High Commissioner said, highly appreciating the ...

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Covid-19: Bangladesh records lowest daily new cases in 7 months

Bangladesh reported 30 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 7,428. Another 834 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, the fewest in a daily count in more than seven months to take the tally of infections so far to 508,099. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) ...

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Ex- justice of Appellate Division Abu Saeed Ahmed dies

Justice Abu Saeed Ahmed, retired judge of Bangladesh Supreme Court and former Secretary of the Supreme Court Bar Association, passed away at a hospital in the capita early hours of Saturday. He breathed his last at 1:30 am while undergoing treatment. Barrister Mohammad Ruhul Quddus (Kajal), secretary of the Supreme Court Bar Association, confirmed the matter. The namaz-e-janaza of Justice ...

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AL mayor candidates for election to 64 municipalities to be finalised Saturday

The possible list of Awami League mayoral candidates for election in 64 pourasavas (municipalities) under the third phase is likely to be finalised on Saturday. The list is likely to be finalised at a meeting of Awami League (AL) Local Government Public Representative Nomination Board which will be held at the Prime Minister’s official Ganabhaban residence in the capital at ...

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51st DG level Border Coordination Conference concludes

Bangladesh and India on Friday concluded the 51st Director-General Level Border Coordination Conference 2020. This is the first time that the Director-General Level talks between the two Border Guarding Forces (BGF) was held in Guwahati, Assam of India. Both sides appreciated the efforts made to improve mutual relations through various agreed upon Confidence Building Measures (CBMs). Both sides mutually agreed ...

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Coronavirus in Bangladesh : 20 more die, 1,163 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 20 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 7,398. Another 1,163 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 507,265. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Friday afternoon. In the last 24 hours, 163 coronavirus ...

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