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Partial solar eclipse visible in Bangladesh

 Bangla MirrorDesk : 9 March, 2016 A total solar eclipse occurs on Wednesday (March 9), but partial eclipse is visible since morning from most parts of Bangladesh. Meanwhile, a total solar eclipse is also visible from a track that goes across East Asia — China, Japan and Korea, North and West Australia and several islands of Indonesia. Bangladesh will witness ...

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Jamaat’s countrywide daylong hartal underway

Bangla Mirror Desk: 9 March, 2016 The nationwide daylong hartal, called by Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh protesting the Supreme Court verdict that upheld death penalty to war criminal Mir Quasem Ali, is underway on Wednesday without any untoward incident. Public transport bus and human haulers is plying but poor in the number. Besides, no picketing, procession of Jamaat-e-islami or its student wing ...

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Govt to spend Tk 168.87 billion on 16 projects

 Bangla Mirror Desk : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved five power sector projects, including a mega one, to provide power connections to some 15 lakh clients through the expansion of rural electrification with an estimated cost of Tk 6,915.41 crore. The approval was given at the 23rd Ecnec meeting of the current fiscal ...

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PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on historic March 7

Bangla Mirror Desk : 7 March, 2016 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this morning paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths at his portrait in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the city on the occasion of the historic March 7. She first laid a wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu ...

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14 to be decorated with Independence Award

Bangla Mirror Desk : 7 March, 2016 The government has decided to decorate 14 distinguished personalities and Bangladesh Navy with this year’s Independence Award-2016 in recognition to their glorious and credible contributions in the national level.   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over the awards to this year’s recipients at Osmani Memorial auditorium in the city on March 24, ...

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Portion of money hacked from BB’s US reserve account recovered

 Bangla Mirror Desk : 7 March, 2016 20:05 The central bank of Bangladesh on Monday claimed that a portion of stolen money (US$100 million) which was allegedly hacked from reserve account of Bangladesh Bank in the United States on February 5 has been recovered.   In a statement released this afternoon, Bangladesh Bank revealed the matter also adding it is ...

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Jute to be considered as agro-based product: PM

Bangla Mirror  Desk : 6 March, 2016 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today declared that jute and its products will be considered as agro-based ones so that this foreign exchange-earning sector could get all the facilities like the country’s other agro-based ones.   “Jute is a agro-based product, but other products which have little relation with agriculture are getting special facilities ...

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2 ministers scold CJ for remark over prosecution

Dhaka : : 5 March, 2016 Chief Justice SK Sinha Two ministers at a roundtable discussion here on Saturday criticised Chief Justice SK Sinha for his reported remarks that ‘the prosecution is doing politics with the trial of condemned war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh leader Mir Quasem Ali’. Earlier, during the hearing of arguments on death row war criminal Mir ...

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5 Bangladeshis killed in Saudi road crash

 Bangla Mirr0r Desk :: 5 March, 2016 Five Bangladeshi workers were killed in Saudi road crashes when a trailer hit their bus as they were going to their workplace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday morning (March 5). The deceased were identified as Ershad Ali, Nazrul Islam, Abdul Khaleque, Sohel Mia and Nannu Mia. Bodies of the victims are kept ...

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PM to inaugurate Metro Rail construction work in mid-April: Quader

 Bangla Mirrir Desk :: 5 March, 2016 Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader while speaking to reporters on Saturday. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the metro rail project in the middle of April, that is, around six weeks from now, reports UNB. He revealed this while talking to reporters ...

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