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  • Cabinet clears draft Animal Welfare Law

    DHAKA : The cabinet today approved in principle the draft of “The Animal Welfare Law, 2016” incorporating provisions of jail term and fine for killing animals and behaving cruelly with them or forcing them to do extra hard works. The approval was given at the regular weekly meeting of the cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat … বিস্তারিত »

  • President asks EC to ensure fair, transparent polls

    DHAKA : President Md. Abdul Hamid today asked members of the newly constituted Election Commission (EC) to perform their job with the help of all political parties and others concerned to ensure holding of polls in a free, fair and credible manner. “Election is a conducive element of the democratic process . . . All-out … বিস্তারিত »

  • Language, culture distinctive marks of nationhood

    DHAKA : Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today 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 »

  • Tight security for Shaheed Dibos observance

    DHAKA : Stringent security measures have been taken across the country especially in the large cities for peaceful observance of the Shaheed Dibos and International Mother Language Day tomorrow. Police and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have taken special security measures at Central Shaheed Minar at divisional cities and district headquarters across the country with deployment … বিস্তারিত »

  • Election to Comilla City, Sunamganj-2 March 30

    Dhaka : Election to Comilla City Corporation and by-election to Sunamganj-2 constituency will be held on March 30. New Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Monday announced the schedule for the election and the by-election at a press conference at the Nirbachon Bhaban in the city. According to the schedule, the deadline for submission … বিস্তারিত »

  • Banglees’s successes cannot be wiped out: PM

    DHAKA :  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged everybody to remain careful so that none can destroy the achievements and successes of the Bangalee people saying the successes of the nation cannot be wiped out. “As a nation Bangalee people have earned everything in exchange of huge sacrifice and struggle. We have to hold up … বিস্তারিত »

  • Lessons of culture should start from families

    DHAKA : Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor today said cultural practice should begin from family for equipping the children with cultural values. “The country’s children should be grown up by practicing culture from their families,” he said while speaking as the chief guest at the Sixth Bangla Olympiad in International Turkish Hope School in the … বিস্তারিত »

  • Shaheed Minar route map finalised for Ekushey

    Dhaka : The ‘Ekushey Udjapan Samonnay Committee’ on Saturday finalised a route map for going to the Shaheed Minar on the historic Shaheed Dibosh and International Mother Language Day on Tuesday, said a press release of Dhaka University. The route map would come into force from 8:00pm on Monday. According to the route, people will … বিস্তারিত »

  • Bus-truck collision kills four in Sirajganj

    Sirajganj : Four people were killed and 10 others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck near Bangabandhu Bridge West Zone in Kamarkhanda upazila of Sirajganj on Saturday afternoon. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. Sirajganj district police chief Miraz Uddin Ahmed told NTV Online that the accident … বিস্তারিত »