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Want to get Bangladesh ready to face any calamity: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. File photo Dhaka, Oct 13 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said she wants to prepare Bangladesh in such a way so that it can face any sort of disaster whether it is a manmade or natural one. “Whether a manmade or natural disaster strikes, Bangladesh will always remain prepared to tackle it. That’s what ...

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Provide Tk 10 lakh to Rajib’s family, SC asks bus company

Rajib Hasan. File photo Dhaka, Oct 13 : The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday ordered bus company ‘Sajan Paribahan’ to give Tk 10 lakh in damages to the family of Govt Titumir College student Rajib Hasan, who was killed in a road accident in the city, within one month. A four-member Appellate Division bench, led by Chief ...

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BNP leader Hafiz arrested 

BNP Vice-Chairman Major (retd) Hafiz Uddin Ahmed. File photo Dhaka, Oct 12 : BNP Vice-Chairman Major (retd) Hafiz Uddin Ahmed was arrested at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday evening in a case filed under the Digital Security Act. Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Pallabi Police Station, said a team of Rab-4 arrested Hafiz when he landed at the airport from ...

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Buet BCL president, secretary’s hall rooms sealed off

Photo: BUET authority seal off it’s university unit president and general secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL)’s rooms. Dhaka, Oct 12 : The authorities of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) on Saturday sealed off three rooms, including that of university unit president and general secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), at two dormitories for illegally occupying those. Buet ...

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Bangladesh looks forward to hosting Commonwealth B2B Connectivity Conference in Mujib Barsha 2020 in Dhaka

“Bangladesh, under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, would be hosting Commonwealth B2B connectivity conference during the Mujib Barsho in November 2020. The date coincides with Father of the Nation’s attendance of the first Commonwealth Summit on 2-10 August in 1973 and would be a symbol of “Bangabandhur Sonar Bangla prosperity aspirations,” said Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi. The ...

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Ensure quality of development works: President

President Abdul Hamid visits the progress of different ongoing development projects, including Itna-Mithamain-Astagram roads on Saturday, Oct 12, 2019. Photo: PID Kishoreganj, Oct 12 : President Abdul Hamid on Saturday asked the authorities concerned to ensure the quality of development projects. “The institution or person concerned must be liable if any negligence is found in development work,” he said while ...

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Universities will decide about banning politics on campus: Dipu Moni

  Chandpur, Oct 12 : Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Saturday said university authorities will decide whether they will permit organisational student politics on their campuses or not. “It’s up to them,” she while replying to a question at Chandpur Circuit House. She said universities operating under the 1973 Ordinance will decide according to that ordinance while rest of ...

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Bangladesh reiterates commitment to protect children’s rights

Permanent Representative (PR) of Bangladesh Ambassador Masud Bin Momen speaks at the general debate on an agenda item titled ‘Promotion and protection of the rights of children’ under the 3rd Committee of the 74thSession of the United Nations General Assembly. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 12 : Permanent Representative (PR) of Bangladesh Ambassador Masud Bin Momen has said Bangladesh remains committed ...

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Samrat being taken to jail again from hospital

Dhaka, Oct 12 : Expelled Jubo League Dhaka South unit President Ismail Hossain Samrat is being taken to Keraniganj central jail on Saturday after his discharge from the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases. Jailer of Dhaka Central Jail Mahbubul Islam said Samrat was discharged from the hospital in the morning and then he is being shifted to the central jail ...

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Abrar murder: Buet bans organisational student politics

19 students suspected of being involved in the killing are suspended Photo: Buet Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Saiful Islam speaks to Buet students on Friday, Oct 11, 2019. Dhaka, Oct 11 : Bangladesh’s apex engineering university Buet banned organisational student politics on its campus on Friday, three days after second-year student Abrar Fahad was beaten to death at a residential hall. ...

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