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  • Provide better service to people, don’t cheat them

    KISHOREGANJ : President Md. Abdul Hamid has urged representatives of local government bodies and all concerned to work sincerely and honestly to reach all sorts of services at people’s doorsteps. “You (public representatives) must work sincerely and honestly . . . Ensure better services to people. You shouldn’t cheat them,” he told a public meeting … বিস্তারিত »

  • President gives assent to three bills

    SANGSAD BHABAN : The President today gave his assent to three bills adopted in the 14th session of the 10th Jatiya Sangsad, according to an official release. The bills included “The Child Marriage Restraint Bill, 2017”, “The Battalion Ansar (Amendment) Bill, 2017” and “The Bangladesh Unnayan Gobeshona Council Bill, 2017,” the release said.

  • Postal dept. earns Tk 301-crore in 2015-16

    SANGSAD BHABAN : State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Begum Tarana Halim today said Bangladesh Postal Department has earned Taka 301 crore as revenue in the fiscal year 2015-16 against the target of Taka 278 crore. “The earning was Taka 23 crore higher than that of the target,” she said while replying to a tabled … বিস্তারিত »

  • Anti-Indian words don’t suit in BNP’s mouth: PM

    DHAKA : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today accused BNP of pursuing a “double-policy” regarding India saying anti-Indian words don’t suit in BNP’s mouth as they came to power in 2001 pledging to sell the country’s resources to the next door neighbor. “It was (BNP leader) Khaleda Zia who gave a ‘muchleka’ (undertaking) of selling gas … বিস্তারিত »

  • Diplomat Mohamed Mijarul Quayes passes away

    DHAKA : Bangladesh Ambassador to Brazil and former Foreign Secretary Mohamed Mijarul Quayes died at a hospital in Bras¡lia, a Foreign Ministry spokesman told BSS. “Mr Quayes was admitted to the hospital several days ago for ailments. He breathed his last at 9 pm (Friday) Brazil local time and 6 am (Saturday) Bangladesh time,” the … বিস্তারিত »

  • SA TV programme head arrested

    Dhaka : A top official of a private television channel has been arrested for embezzling money, attempt to murder, fraud and cheating. Police arrested SA TV Head of Programme Zeenat Zereen Altaf at her Dhanmondi residence on Thursday at about 9:00pm. Dhanmondi police station Officer-in-charge (OC) Abdul Latif told Altaf was wanted in a case … বিস্তারিত »

  • 1,376 foreign industrial plants given registrations: PM

    SANGSAD BHABAN : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the Board of Investment, abolished during the present government, and the newly constituted Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) have issued registrations to 1,376 cent percent foreign and joint venture industrial units from January 2009 to October 2016. All these registered industrial plants have proposed investing $ … বিস্তারিত »

  • Dhaka for combating piracy, human trafficking in Indian Ocean Rim

    DHAKA : Bangladesh today urged the IORA member states to initiate appropriate action plan to combat maritime piracy, human and arms trafficking and unregulated fishing in Indian Ocean Rim as the global economic gravity is gradually shifting eastward and being largely focused around the region. “In the process, Indian Ocean has emerged to be critically … বিস্তারিত »

  • Interns call off countrywide strike

    Dhaka : They withdrew the strike on Monday after the health minister assured them of cancelling the suspension order of four interns at Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College (SZMC) in Bogra Interns at different hospitals have withdrawn their countrywide indefinite strike after meeting Health Minister Mohammed Nasim. They called off the strike on Monday, after … বিস্তারিত »

  • BGMEA seeks 3 years to demolish building

    BGMEA to file a petition on Thursday asking for a time extension of 3 years before they demolish the current building as per the SC directive. Bangladesh garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) will file a petition on Thursday asking for a time extension of 3 years before they demolish the current building as per … বিস্তারিত »