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Maintain peace for development: PM to police

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Sept 11 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday hoped that the police will continue their sincere efforts to maintain peace and discipline in the country which is essential for economic development. “For economic development, maintaining peace and discipline is very much essential, and this responsibility very naturally goes to the police force. ...

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Prime Minister inaugurates four power plants

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday inaugurated four power plants that added 435.4 megawatts (MWs) of electricity to the country’s national grid. The premier also opened eight 33/11 KV GIS substations along with the power plants through a videoconferencing from her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital this afternoon. Through the same function, Sheikh Hasina, also Minister of the Ministry ...

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634 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24hr

Since January, 78,617 people had been hospitalised with dengue. File photo Dhaka, Sep 11 : The declining number of new dengue cases across Bangladesh showed a marked improvement of the situation. In 24 hours until Wednesday morning, the government said 634 dengue patients were hospitalised. Of them, 221 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka. The number of new cases was ...

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UK unveils new immigration route for int’l students

Dhaka, Sept 11 : Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled plans to transform how talented international students are able build successful careers in the UK through a new immigration route. International students make up half of all full-time post-graduate students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects. The new immigration route, announced Wednesday, will mean international graduates in any ...

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PM dealing with BCL issues: Quader

Photo: Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader addressing the media at the Secretariat on Wednesday, Sept 11, 2019. Dhaka, Sept 11 : Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina herself is looking into the matter involving the incumbent president and general secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL). “Any amendment or change to BCL will ...

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Bangladesh shares proposals on cyber space

Ambassador Masud emphasises public-private partnership to deal with cyber issues Dhaka, Sept 11 : Permanent Representative (PR) of Bangladesh to the United Nations Ambassador Masud Bin Momen has shared some specific proposals for defining international rules of the road and capacity building in cyber space. He emphasised public-private partnership to tackle cyber issues. Masud was speaking at the first substantive ...

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Sheikh Hasina world’s longest serving female leader

The name of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been placed in the list of longest serving eminent female leaders of the world. Sheikh Hasina has exceeded the records of famed female heads of governments including Indira Gandhi of India, Margaret Thatcher of Britain and Chandrika Kumaratunga of Sri Lanka. Sheikh Hasina is now an icon of resurrection of women, a ...

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14 Rohingyas detained in Chattogram

Chattogram, Sept 10 : Fourteen Rohingya men, who fled from refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, were detained from Lohagara Upazila on early Tuesday. Md Syful Islam, officer-in-charge of Lohagara Police Station, said they detained the men during a drive in the upazila. The Rohingyas fled the camps in Ukhiya upazila and came to Lohagara. They used to work as day ...

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AL a ‘company of lies, Quader its ad manger’: Rizvi

Dhaka, Sept 10 : BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Tuesday said the ruling Awami League is a ‘company of lies’. “Obaidur Quader its advertisement manger while Hasan Mahmud is his assistant. The Prime Minister herself is its chairperson,” he said. The BNP leader came up with the remarks at a discussion-cum-milad mahfil arranged by the party ...

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Quader welcomes BNP’s decision to join Rangpur by-polls

Photo: Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader speaks to reporters in Gazipur on Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019. Gazipur, Sept 10 : Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Friday welcomed BNP for its decision to take part in the Ranpur by-election saying it is a very positive move in politics. “Hope, this election will be a competitive one, and ...

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