Creating a river-conscious generation stressed to save rivers
Educationists and experts at a seminar today called for creating a river-conscious generation to save the rivers that are lifelines for the economy, environment, ecosystems and national heritage.
20 to get 'President's Award for Industrial Development'
The government is going to give the "President's Award for Industrial Development" to 20 industrial units for their contributions to industrialisation, employment generation and overall economic development.
Jamaat’s registration to remain cancelled: SC dismisses party’s appeal
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court today dismissed the leave-to-appeal filed by Jamaat-e-Islami, challenging a High Court verdict that cancelled its registration with the Election Commission earlier.
Case filed over burning train compartments in Jamalpur
A case has been filed over burning three carriages of the intercity Jamuna Express train near Sarishabari railway station in Jamalpur early today (November 19, 2023).
Government can be changed by vote: PM
Awami League (AL) President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought doa (blessing) from the countrymen to hold fair and peaceful election, saying the government can be changed only by vote and elections.
Payra, Mongla ports advised to hoist danger signal 7
The maritime ports of Payra and Mongla have been advised to hoist danger signal no 7 as the cyclonic storm "Midhili" now lies over NorthWest Bay and adjoining area, according to a BMD special bulletin.
All parties must try to stop election centric violence: FM
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Friday said all parties will have to demonstrate willingness and sincerity to stop violence, noting that the election-centric violence is in a declining trend.
Polls schedule: BNP calls 48 hr hartal from Sunday
The BNP on Thursday announced a 48-hour hartal across the country starting from Sunday to protest the schedule for the next national election announced by the Election Commission (EC).
Hartal, blockade across Bangladesh underway
The countrywide hartal and the second day of the fifth spell of opposition-enforced blockade for 48 hours are underway on Thursday across Bangladesh.
EC sets Jan 7 for 12th JS polls
The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday set January 7, 2024 for the 12th parliamentary election.
Schedule for next JS polls to be announced this evening: EC
The schedule for the Bangladesh's next general election will be announced Wednesday evening, the Election Commission has said.
PM opens 157 projects including Purbachal, Chattogram expressways
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated and laid foundation stone of 10,041 structures and houses under 157 development projects including Sheikh Hasina Swarani (Purbachal Expressway) and first elevated expressway in Chattogram at a cost of around one lac crore.
Teachers urged to ensure 80% voter turnout in next polls
University Grants Commission member Sazzad Hossain has called on educators to shoulder the responsibility of mobilising 80 per cent of voters for the upcoming 12th General Elections slated for January next year. Speaking at a views exchange titled 'Against Terrorism, Militancy, and Non-Politicism,'
Situation in Gaza classic example of ethnic cleansing assisted by leaders of ‘the free world’
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said the situation in Gaza is not only a classic example of ethnic cleansing but also genocide by a state power assisted by leaders of “the free world and proponents of human rights, humanitarian laws and all moral and ethical values.”
Railway will connect Cox's Bazar with rest of Bangladesh: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government will take proper measures to establish rail connectivity between Cox's Bazar and other parts of the country.
PM opens Dohazari-Cox's Bazar Rail Line
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the much awaited 102km Chattogram's Dohazari-Cox's Bazar Rail Line at a cost of Taka 18034.47 crore opening a new era in railway connectivity in the country.
PM opens ‘Mrityunjoyee Prangyan'
Inaugurating the "Mrityunjoyee Prangyan" which consists a sculpture of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said that this sculpture of Bangabandhu is merely not a sculpture, it is a history to know the country.
PM returns home from Saudi Arabia
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home this morning from Saudi Arabia after attending the International Conference on Women in Islam and performing holy Umrah.
Court orders madrassa-graduate Yaba-peddler to study Quran
A Dhaka court has issued a unique verdict, directing a Yaba peddler who is a madrassa graduate to embark on a path of rehabilitation. The order entails studying specific chapters of the Holy Quran, engaging in tree planting, and donating religious books to a madrasa.