• $300m loan deal for Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar railway June 21

    DHAKA : The government is set to sign two separate loan agreements on June 21 for construction of Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar Railway Line. “A total of two contracts would be signed between Bangladesh government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) worth of US$ 300 million at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar for Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar Railway Project, Phase-1-Tranche-1under South Asia … বিস্তারিত »

  • Third terminal of Shahjalal International Airport to be built

    DHAKA : The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) will build the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) at a cost of Taka 13,610 crore. After the completion of the terminal, passenger handling capacity of the country’s major airport will increase to 20 from 8 million and cargo handling capacity to 5 from … বিস্তারিত »

  • Muhith to increase budget allocation for disabled

    According to the proposals, Muhith said the government is likely to allocate for establishing research center in divisions across the country in the upcoming budget.


    DHAKA : Finance Minister AMA Muhith today said the government is likely to increase allocation for the disabled in the upcoming budget (2017-18) to ensure their normal living and equal rights in the society. “Every year, we allocate budget in various sectors for providing assistance to the physically challenged people. The allocation for disabled will … বিস্তারিত »

  • PM offers ziarat of Rawza Mubarak of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

    MADINAH, Saudi Arabia : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offered ziarat of Rawza Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) at Masjid-e Nababi in the holy city of Madinah this afternoon under the Saudi Royal protocol. She earlier offered Zohr prayers at the same mosque and joined a munajat seeking divine blessings for the countrymen as well … বিস্তারিত »

  • For the development of the people will forget about the hesitation

    Charghat Rajshahi, Obaydul Islam Robi : In this first round of Chhatra League, Bangladesh Chhatra League activists are returning to life after the rally. Activism among all the leaders of the party has increased. Shahriar Alam MP of Charghat-Bagha (6) of Rajshahi said, if the Awami League is in power, there is no alternative … বিস্তারিত »

  • Expatriates not to be charged for sending home remittances

    DHAKA : Finance Minister AMA Muhith today said Bangladeshi expatriates will not have to bear any charge for sending home remittances as the government will take necessary measures in this regard. “We’ll not keep any charge on sending home remittances by expatriates for increasing the inflow of remittances and the Prime Minister has already give … বিস্তারিত »

  • Rice production boosts for power supply, roads in rural areas

    BHOLA : Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said Bangladesh produced 85 million kilograms (kg) of rice this year due to tremendous development in rural areas. “Earlier, we usually produced 10 million kg rice and exported 5/6 million kg. This year, rice production reached 85 million kg due to availability of power and development of rural … বিস্তারিত »

  • Young man chained for 10 years

    Majnu, a 21-year-old mentally challenged youth has been kept chained for last 10 years. The ill-fated Majnu, son of Sultan Sheikh, is the third among six siblings. His mental illness started at the age of one following a minor head injury and since then he had been gradually losing his mental balance, reports UNB. Two … বিস্তারিত »

  • Nasrul expects power sector digitization to enhance efficiency

    DHAKA : State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said digitization and automation system in power and energy sector will open up new horizon in customer services. “Now people want to get services at their doorsteps and the distribution companies will have to reach electricity and energy services at people’s doorsteps,” … বিস্তারিত »

  • Faridpur to be “Divisional Headquarter” of Padma Division

    FARIDPUR : Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain said here today that Faridpur will be made the ” divisional Headquarter” of Padma division very soon. Addressing a grand rally at new Bus Terminal of the town the LGRD minister said, “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has wished to make Padma division and … বিস্তারিত »