22-day hilsa fishing ban begins at midnight
A 22-day ban on catching hilsa fishing began across the country on Thursday midnight. To ensure the safe spawning of the national fish of Bangladesh during its peak breeding period, the government has imposed the ban in the Padma-Meghna sanctuary.
Mujib biopic will present Bangladesh history to people: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the nation would learn a lot of unknown information and new chapter of the history through the much-awaited Biopic "Mujib: The Making of a Nation". She said this prior to watch the premiere show of the film at the Bangladesh Film Archive, Tejgaon here.
More than 338,000 people displaced in Gaza: UN
More than 338,000 people have been forced to flee their homes in the Gaza Strip, the United Nations said, as heavy Israeli bombardments continue to hit the Palestinian enclave. "Mass displacement across the Gaza Strip continues," the UN humanitarian agency OCHA said in a statement sent on Thursday.
President for expanding Girl Guides activities at grassroots
President Mohammed Shahabuddin today asked Bangladesh Girl Guides Association to promote scouting activities at the grassroots level across the country.
Don't allow anyone to play with people's fate: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated her call to the countrymen not to allow anyone to play duck and drake with the fate of the Bangalee nation.
PM opens Dhaka-Bhanga rail service
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the Dhaka-Bhanga section of the rail link between Dhaka and Jashore through the Padma Bridge. She opened the rail route unveiling a plaque by pressing a button at the digital method at a civic rally at Mawa Railway Station in Munshiganj this morning as
PM reiterates commitment to hold free, fair polls
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ON Monday reiterated her commitment to hold next polls in a free and fair manner as visiting State Secretary for International Development Cooperation of Sweden Foreign Ministry Diana Janse called on her at her office here. “We are committed to holding the next general
Claudia Goldin wins Nobel in economics
The Nobel prize in economics was on Monday awarded to American economist Claudia Goldin for her research that has helped understand the role of women in the labour market. The 77-year-old Harvard professor, who is the third woman to be awarded the prestigious economics prize, was given the nod "for
Work with specific plan for country's sustainable development
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the fresh BCS cadres to work with specific plans to ensure continued sustainable development in the country.
PK Halder gets 22-year jail
Dhaka special judge’s court-10 on Sunday sentenced former director of International Leasing and Finance Service Ltd Proshanta Kumar Halder, also known as PK Halder, to 22 years imprisonment in a case filed over amassing wealth illegally and money laundering.
Bangladesh to be international aviation hub: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said Bangladesh would be an international aviation hub as she made ‘soft opening’ of the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA)
Connecting dreams to reality, PM opens HSIA's 3rd terminal today
Aviators are counting hours as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will make soft opening of exciting third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) today with slogan of "connecting dreams to reality" towards making Bangladesh as an aviation hub.
Bangladesh’s participation in 78th UNGA session successful: Hasina
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday termed Bangladesh’s participation in the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly as ‘successful’.
Rain, flash flood wreak havoc in north part of Bangladesh
Heavy rain amid a surge of water from upstream India has left swathes of northern Bangladesh flooded, including Rajshahi city, causing damage and suffering to life and property.
Bangladesh witnesses nine more dengue deaths
Nine more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Thursday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 1,055 in the ongoing year.
Rooppur power plant is another step towards Smart Bangladesh: PM
Reiterating to build the country as "Smart Bangladesh", Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) is another step in building smart Bangladesh. "Bangladesh will be turned into a smart country in future, and the nuclear power plant is another step towards building th
PM to brief media on UNGA session tomorrow
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a press conference tomorrow to brief the media about the outcome of her joining the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York.
Poet Asad Chowdhury passes away
Ekushey Padak-winning poet, noted media personality and valiant Freedom Fighter Poet Asad Chowdhury died of old-age complications while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Toronto, Canada on Thursday. He was 80.