Home / Bangladesh (page 730)

Bangladesh

Bangladesh HC to UK presents credentials to Queen Elizabeth II

London, May 4 : Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Saida Muna Tasneem has presented her credentials to Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace recently. Earlier, Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps Alistair Harrison in his ceremonial attire came to the High Commission in Queens’ Gate to pick up and escort the High Commissioner in a Royal Horse Carriage ...

Read More »

Fani weakens further, likely to unleash its force on Bangladesh Saturday

It was 410km southwest of Mongla port at 6pm Photo: Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ is centered  445 km southwest of Mongla port and 495 km southwest of Payra port at 3pm. The danger level remains 7 for the ports and the coastal districts. Dhaka, May 3 : Very severe cyclonic storm Fani has weakened into a severe cyclonic one and it is ...

Read More »

12.40 lakh people moved to cyclone centres: Enamur

Photo: Peaple have taken shelter in school and colleges due to cyclonic ‘Fani’ . Dhaka, May 3 : State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr Enamur Rahman has said 1,240,795 people have been evacuated to cyclone centres in coastal districts till Friday evening as very severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ weakened and is likely to reach Bangladesh on Saturday. As ...

Read More »

GM Quader calls media mirror of society

Jatiya Party Cochairman GM Quader. File photo Dhaka, May 3 : Jatiya Party Cochairman GM Quader on Friday described the media as the mirror of society, saying it helps remove stains from the society. He made the remarks while speaking at the district correspondents’ conference of Press TV News, an online TV channel, at the Jatiya Press Club. GM Quader ...

Read More »

Jukto Front writes EC seeking extension for symbol allocation deadline

Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) president and Jukta Front chairman Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury. File Photo Dhaka, Nov 15 : Jukto Front on Thursday sent a letter to the Election Commission to extend the deadline for symbol allocation in the upcoming parliamentary election. Barrister Omar Faruk, organising secretary of Jukto Front hands over the letter, signed by the Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh ...

Read More »

Army, BGB troops to be deployed ahead of national election: EC Secy

Election Commission Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed. File Photo Dhaka, Nov 15 : Election Commission Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed on Thursday said members of the Army and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) will be deployed in the election areas two to 10 days before the 11th national election scheduled to be held on December 30. The EC secretary said this while talking to assistant ...

Read More »

Four of a family sustain burn injuries in Savar

Photo: Female members of a four-member family who sustained burn injuries are being treated at the burn unit of Enam Medical College Hospital in Savar on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Saver, Nov 15 : Four members of a family sustained burn injuries as some unidentified miscreants set fire on their house at Bakterpur in Savar, on the outskirts of the ...

Read More »

Take necessary protection for returning Rohingyas, Canada tells Myanmar

Rohingya Muslims use their cellphones as they sit on a hillock overlooking Balukhali refugee camp, in Bangladesh, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Dhaka, Nov 15 : Canada has urged the government of Myanmar to guarantee the necessary safeguards for and protection of any returning Rohingya saying repatriation must not be rushed. Canada has also underscored the vital role of the Office ...

Read More »

At least 65 held in 3 cases filed over Nayapaltan violence

Photo: Attackers set a police car on fire during the clash between BNP activists and police in Nayapaltan, Dhaka on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Dhaka, Nov 15 : At least 65 people have been detained in three cases filed in connection with the Wednesday’s clash between BNP activists and law enforcers in front of the party’s Nayapaltan central office. The ...

Read More »

Dr Yunus now in Spain on his book tour; meets star players

Barça Vice President Jordi Mestre receives Dr Yunus at Camp Nou where he meets star players on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Phgoto: Yunus Centre. Dhaka, Nov 14 : Completing his German book tour, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus now reached Spain with his book — A World of Three Zeros. Barça Vice President Jordi Mestre received Dr Yunus at Camp ...

Read More »