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Consider climate change issue in haors’ development projects: President

15th March, 2017     President Abdul Hamid has asked the authorities concerned to consider climate change issue seriously in taking and implementing infrastructure development projects in haor region, reports UNB.   He came up with the call while addressing a view-exchange meeting with local senior citizens and public representatives at upazila auditorium in Astagram upazila on Tuesday night.   ...

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Six more BTV stations to be set up

 14th March, 2017   Six more full-fledged stations of Bangladesh Television (BTV) will be set up in six divisional cities in order to accelerate socio-economic development in the country.   To this effect, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) gave a nod to a Tk 1,391-crore project at a meeting presided over by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ...

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Dhaka, Delhi jointly announce Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s India visit

  14th March, 2017   Bangladesh and India on Tuesday issued a joint announcement saying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would visit New Delhi from April 7 to 10.”Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will be visiting India on a State visit from 07-10 April 2017 on an invitation extended by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India His Excellency ...

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Jatiya Sangsad declares March 25 as “Gonohotya Dibosh”

11th March, 2017   The Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution to observe March 25 as the “Gonohotya Dibos” (Day of Genocide) marking the brutality carried out by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25, 1971. JSD lawmaker Shirin Akhter moved the proposal in the House under the Rule 147(1) of the Rules of Procedure ...

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Postal deptartment earns Tk 301-crore in 2015-16 says Tarana Halim

 11th March, 2017   State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Begum Tarana Halim on Saturday said Bangladesh Postal Department has earned Taka 301 crore as revenue in the fiscal year 2015-16 against the target of Taka 278 crore.”The earning was Taka 23 crore higher than that of the target,” she said while replying to a tabled starred question from opposition bench member M Shawkat Chowdhury of ...

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People in jail without crimes can claim compensation: PM

 9th March, 2017 01:31:56   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told parliament that the people, who have been in jail without committing any crimes, can claim compensation from the government.   “The people, who have been in jail without any crimes, can seek damages from the authorities. There is also a provision in the law that any innocent person ...

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Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says Sheikh Hasina now world leader

    8th March, 2017   Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is now being appreciated globally for her outstanding performance in leading Bangladesh towards development. The leadership of Sheikh Hasina has been recognized internationally as she is working relentlessly for turning Bangladesh into a develop country by 2041,” he said while taking part in ...

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PM urges UAE to ease visa for Bangladeshis

7th March, 2017   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called upon the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to make friendlier the visa regime for Bangladeshi nationals, especially for business visas.   The prime minister made the request when State Minister of UAE Dr. Maitha Salem Al-Shamsi called on her at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta on the sidelines of ...

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Tarana Halim says government to sit with facebook to stop ‘offensive’ contents

7th March, 2017   State minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim on Tuesday said the government will sit with the facebook authorities this month to prevent posting of ‘offensive’ contents.   “We will discuss with the facebook authorities to solve the problems and take necessary steps against those who run pages from abroad for spreading fundamentalism and militancy,” she ...

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Zia Orphanage graft case: Khaleda seeks further investigation

7th March, 2017   BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has filed a petition with the High Court seeking its order for further investigation in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.   She submitted the petition to the High Court on March 1.   The petition was placed on Tuesday before the High Court bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul ...

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