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  • 10 killed in Mymensingh road accident

    MYMENSINGH : At least 10 people including women and children were killed and two others injured when a cement-laden truck carrying them plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at Meherabari in Bhaluka upazila of the district early hours of today. The deceased were identified as Azizul Islam, 40, his wife Razia Khatun, 25, … বিস্তারিত »

  • Bangladesh Air Force, 15 personalities receive Independence Award

    Dhaka : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday handed over the Independence Award 2017, the highest State award, to Bangladesh Air Force and 15 distinguished personalities in recognition of their outstanding contributions to their respective fields. The Prime Minister handed over a certificate, an 18-carat gold medal weighing 50 gram, and a Tk 3lakh cheque … বিস্তারিত »

  • RMG workers stage demo blocking Rampura road

    Dhaka : The workers of a garment factory staged demonstrations in front of their factory near Rampura Television Center in Dhaka to press home their various demands, including halting relocation of their factory on Thursday. Police said around 100 workers of the factory took to the streets around 8:00am and staged demonstrations protesting the authorities’ … বিস্তারিত »

  • President for understanding weather, climate phenomena

    DHAKA : President Md. Abdul Hamid yesterday hoped that people from all strata will continue their endeavors to understand weather and climate phenomena to save lives, protect property and assist the communities towards building a more resilient Bangladesh. In a message on the eve of the World Meteorological Day-2017, he said, “The impact of weather … বিস্তারিত »

  • PM for modernization of weather services

    DHAKA : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hoped that the modernization of weather services and continuous development of an effective early warning system will help us reduce the losses of lives and property from natural disasters. In a message issued on the eve of the World Meteorological Day, she said, “Our government has recently approved … বিস্তারিত »

  • Govt. implementing programmes for railway uplift: Mujibul

    RAJSHAHI : Railway Minister Mujibul Haque said here Monday  the present government has adopted epoch-making steps for development of the railway sector. He said the railway sector will witness a tremendous development upon completion of the programmes undertaken by the government. The minister was inaugurating introduction of new coaches to the intercity ‘Kobotak Express Train’ … বিস্তারিত »

  • Bangladesh becomes industry-based middle-income country by 2021

    CHITTAGONG : Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu today said that the government has relentlessly been striving to turn Bangladesh into an industry-based middle-income country by 2021 and into a developed one by 2041. “Keeping this in view, we are pledge-bound to utilize cent percent economic privileges of the country’s premier seaport Chittagong in order to … বিস্তারিত »

  • Basic Bank needs additional care

    DHAKA : Finance Minister AMA Muhith today underscored the need for taking additional care for the Basic Bank to solve the bank’s various problems, including its capital deficit. “We will have to discuss about the Basic Bank separately. We will do separate nursing for the bank in future,” he told journalists after a meeting with … বিস্তারিত »