Nobel Prize won by mRNA Covid vaccine scientists
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to a pair of scientists who developed the technology that led to the mRNA Covid vaccines. Dr Katalin Kariko and Dr Drew Weissman will share the prize.
LPG price hiked, 12kg cylinder to cost Tk 1,363
Price of LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) has increased to Tk 113.61 per kg for the month of October, up Tk 6.6 per kg from Tk 107.01 in September. According to Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC), the new prices will be effective from 6:00pm Monday (2 October).
Light to moderate rain likely many parts of country
Light to moderate rain likely to occur at many places over north, south and north-eastern region and at a few places over north and central region including the capital.
Law Ministry rejects application on Khaleda’s treatment abroad
The Law Ministry has rejected an application seeking permission for sending BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad for treatment. The Law Ministry gave this opinion upon receiving an application sent by the Home Ministry in response to the request of the family of the former prime minister, Law, Justic
Govt taking preparations to hold fair polls as per constitution: Quader
Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the government is taking preparations to hold a free, fair and neutral election as per the constitution.
Haas clarifies remarks on visa restrictions amid Editors’ Council’s concern
In response to a letter from Sampadak Parishad (Editors’ Council) expressing concern over a recent remark about applying US visa policy on the media in Bangladesh, US Ambassador Peter Haas has reiterated his government’s commitment to staunchly defend press freedom and the “right of journalists and
Lakshmipur-3 MP Shahjahan Kamal passes away
Former Aviation and Tourism Minister and Lakshmipur-3 MP, AKM Shahjahan Kamal, passed away at a hospital in Dhaka early today. He was 74.
Brahmanbaria-2 MP Ukil Abdus Sattar dies at 84
Brahmanbaria-2 MP Ukil Abdus Sattar Bhuiyan passed away at a hospital in Dhaka early Saturday. He was 84. The five-time MP breathed his last at 3 am while undergoing treatment at the capital’s Evercare Hospital, said his son Mainul Hasan Tushar.
Khaleda has to be jailed before going to abroad: PM
If BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia wants to go abroad for medical treatment, she has to return to jail again, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday (30 September).
PM Hasina visits Bangladesh Embassy in Washington
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has visited Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC. The prime minister laid the foundation stone of the Chancery Building in 1997, and inaugurated it in 2000.
Dhaka's air quality 'moderate' Friday morning
Dhaka's air quality was marked as ‘moderate’ on Friday morning (September 29, 2023). With an air quality index (AQI) score of 97 at 8:40am, Dhaka ranked 21st in the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality. Pakistan’s Lahore, Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City and Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur occupi
Bangladesh will return to darkness if AL doesn't remain in power: PM
Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh will plunge into an era of darkness if her party doesn't remain in power. "If the Awami League does not remain in power, the country will again return to the era of darkness. But, I know, the people of Bangladesh will
The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the anniversary of the birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), will be observed across the country today with due religious solemnity.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's 77th birthday today
The 77th birthday of Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina will be celebrated across the country today.
President for joint efforts to continue country's development
President Mohammed Shahabuddin today called upon all, irrespective of party affiliation and opinion, to make joint efforts to continue the country's ongoing development as he opened the "Smart Children Carnival 2023" here.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's 77th birthday Thursday
The 77th birthday of Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina will be celebrated across the country tomorrow. Sheikh Hasina, the eldest among the five children of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatun Nesa Mujib, was born at Tungip
Dhaka’s air quality ‘unhealthy’, 5th worst in the world this morning
Dhaka's air quality has been categorized as ‘unhealthy’ this morning. With an air quality index (AQI) score of 155 at 8:55 am, Dhaka ranked 5th on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality
Local, foreigner powers to be faced with people's support: Razzaque
Agriculture Minister and Awami League (AL) Presidium Member Dr Md Abdur Razzaque today said that all forces, including local and foreigner powers, will be dealt with the power and support of the people. "The strength of Awami League is the people of this country and AL's grassroots leaders and acti
China supports Bangladesh in opposing 'external interference': envoy
Chinese Ambassador in Dhaka Yao Wen has said his country supports Bangladesh in opposing "external interference" to keep internal stability and achieve development. "China supports Bangladesh in safeguarding national sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity, and in opposing external int