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Bangladesh an important country: US President

Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States M Shahidul Islam has met the US President at the White House and conveyed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s invitation to President Biden. Biden, during the meeting, said Bangladesh is an important country. “Honored to have an audience with US President in the Oval Office, White House,” said the Bangladesh Ambassador. Bangladesh and the United ...

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Mirza Fakhrul tests Covid-19 positive

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has tested positive for Coronavirus. His test result came positive on Saturday evening, said BNP vice chairman Prof AZM Zahid Hossain. Zahid Hossain said the BNP secretary general is now staying at his house in city’s Uttara and taking treatment there. Mirza Fakhrul urged all to pray for his recovery from the disease. ...

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Bangladesh flood death toll rises to 82

Flood in Bangladesh claimed nine more lives in different parts of the country in 24 hours till Saturday morning, raising the total fatalities to 82. Five of them died in Mymensingh division and four in Sylhet division, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Among the deceased, seven died by drowning in floodwater, one from snake biting and ...

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Padma Bridge opening: Two demands of Zafrullah

Gonoshasthaya Kendra’s founder and trustee Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury has requested Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to keep ambulances out of toll and make sure double taxation for foreigners. He said these to reporters at Mawa point on Saturday. At that time, he was on a wheelchair wearing lungi. “I came here getting an invitation. I am happy to witness the historic ...

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PM unveils Padma Bridge plaque, mural-2 at Jazira Point

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Padma Bridge plaque and mural-2 at Jazira Point at 12:38 pm on Saturday. Her motorcade reached Jazira end of the Padma Bridge at 12:34 pm. The Premier then went to Shibchar area to address a rally organised by Awami League. Earlier, the Prime Minister opened the much-cherished 6.15-kilometer Padma Bridge at the Mawa point. ...

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Padma Bridge now stands on mighty river ignoring conspiracies: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday called the Padma Bridge as a “symbol of pride, honour and ability” of Bangladesh as the much-hyped bridge now stands on the mighty Padma river confronting all the conspiracies. “Ignoring many obstacles and breaking the web of conspiracy, today the much-desired bridge stands on the chest of turbulent Padma River,” she said in a ...

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Padma Bridge inauguration: Colourful rally brought out in Gopalganj

A colourful rally has been brought out in Gopalganj district on the occasion of the inauguration of Padma Bridge. The rally started from the front of the deputy commissioner’s office at 9:30 am Saturday and ended at the district Shilpakala Academy after parading the main points of the town. People of different classes and professions along with deputy commissioner Shahida ...

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PM Sheikh Hasina opens Padma Bridge

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the much-cherished 6.15-kilometer Padma Bridge at 11:45 pm on Saturday after paying toll at the Mawa point. After inaugurating the bridge, the PM unveiled a plaque at the Mawa point commemorating the bridge. Later, a munajat was offered there.  

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PM Sheikh Hasina greets nation on Padma Bridge opening

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has greeted the people of the country on the occasion of the majestic opening of the much-desired Padma Bridge over the mighty Padma river. “Today we’ve completed the construction work of the dreamt Padma Bridge with our own funds bearing the power of the people in our hearts. I am grateful to the countrymen. The Bengalis ...

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Flood death toll stands at 73

At least five people died due to flooding in different parts of the country in 24 hours till Friday morning, raising the total flood fatalities to 73. Four of the new deaths are from the Mymensingh division alone, according to the Directorate general of Health services (DGHS). Among the deceased, four have died by drowning in floodwater and another died ...

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