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  • E-filing to make rail admin faster: minister

    DHAKA : The electronic-filing (e-filing) system has started formally at the Ministry of Railway here yesterday for making the administration faster. Railway Minister M Mujibul Haque inaugurated the programme at the ministry, saying that e-filing would bring dynamism into the administration to take government services to the people. He said that the introduction of e-filing … বিস্তারিত »

  • 13 shops gutted in keraniganj fire

    Dhaka : Around 13 shops gutted as a fire broke out in Nizambagh area under Kamrangirchar thana of the capital on Friday morning. Fire Service sources said that the fire broke out in a stationary shop from an electric short -circuit around 5:55am and engulfed the adjoining 12 others. On information, six fire-fighting units from … বিস্তারিত »

  • PM to visit India in first half of April

    DHAKA : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay an official visit to India in the first half of April this year. This was stated when visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad office here yesterday afternoon. After the nearly 30-minute meeting, PM’s … বিস্তারিত »

  • Amar Ekushey observed with due respect

    DHAKA : The “Amar Ekushey and International Mother Language Day” was observed across the country today amid paying glowing tributes to the Language Movement martyrs. President Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and Deputy Speaker Advocate Fazley Rabbia Miah placed wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar one minute past the … বিস্তারিত »

  • UN envoy visits Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar

    Cox’s Bazar : UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee was Tuesday visiting Rohingya refugee camps in southeastern Bangladesh, where thousands have taken shelter after fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar. Almost 73,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh since the military unleashed a four-month campaign of violence against the stateless Muslim minority that the United Nations … বিস্তারিত »

  • US envoy Bernicat to meet Khaleda Zia

    Dhaka : US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat is going to meet Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday afternoon. The meeting is scheduled to be held at Khaleda’s Gulshan office at about 4:30pm, her media wing member Sayrul Kabir Khan told news agency UNB on Tuesday. BNP sources said issues relating to … বিস্তারিত »

  • Language, culture distinctive marks of nationhood

    DHAKA : Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, yesterday said that language was the first sign of identity of a person. Those who want to destroy it are rootless people and they are resorting to militancy to destroy it. Therefore, we’ve no choice but to eliminate them. The information minister was speaking as the chief … বিস্তারিত »

  • Nation pays homage to language heroes

    DHAKA : The supreme sacrifice of the language heroes on this day 65 years ago was remembered today with hundreds thronging the Central Shahid Minar at the midnight today to pay their glowing tributes to them placing wreaths. President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina led the nation in paying homage to the language … বিস্তারিত »