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  • Kathalbari Ferry Ghat to ease people’s sufferings

    DHAKA : Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said today sufferings of the country’s south-western people would be eased after shifting Kaurakandi Ferry Ghat to Kathalbari. “It will also raise frequency in the ferry movement saving the people’s transport cost and time,” he told a function after inaugurating Ilias Ahamed Chowdhury Ferry Ghat (Kathalbari Ferry Ghat) under … বিস্তারিত »

  • ACC working to stop internal corruption

    DHAKA : The Anti-Corruption Committee (ACC) has been working to stop internal corruption aimed at ensuring transparency, accountability and dynamism among the officials and staff of the body. It has formed a committee titled Internal Anti-Corruption Committee headed by its chairman in accordance with section 19 (1) of the Anti-Corruption Commission Rules, 2007 to consistently … বিস্তারিত »

  • Govt plans to create 27 lakh new jobs: Kamal

    DHAKA : Over 27 lakh new jobs will be created in the current fiscal year as the government has taken up programmes, including providing training to unemployed youths and sending seven lakh workers abroad, said Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal. “We are hopeful about creating over 27 lakh fresh jobs in fiscal year 2016-17 (FY17). … বিস্তারিত »

  • Mayor of London Borough of Brent callS on President

    DHAKA : Mayor of the London Borough of Brent, Councillor Parvez Ahmed made a courtesy call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here this afternoon. During the meeting, the visiting Mayor apprised the President of the activities of his council, President’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS. Parvez Ahmed said Bangladesh needs to take immediate … বিস্তারিত »

  • PM joins Biswa Ijtema Akheri Munajat

    DHAKA : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today joined the Akheri Munajat (concluding prayers) of Biswa Ijtema as the first phase of the world’s largest Muslim congregation after the holy Hajj ended on the banks of the river Turag at Tongi. From her official Ganabhaban residence, the prime minister took part in the munajat. Agriculture Minister … বিস্তারিত »

  • Inform authorities on over limit transactions

    DHAKA : Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said that the government instructed all financial institutions for informing authorities concerned in case of any over-limit transaction to help curb militant funding. “Financial institutions have been instructed to inform authorities concerned about over-limit transactions to help stop militant funding,” he told newsmen as the chief guest … বিস্তারিত »

  • GDP to reach 8pc in 2 years: Muhith

    KUAKATA : Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today said that Bangladesh would attain 8.0 percent GDP growth in two years. “The economy already attained over 7.0 percent growth, marking a golden era for the country,” the finance minister said, noting that Bangladesh had already established its image as a country where people are busy … বিস্তারিত »

  • Eight-day remand for Gandhi

    DHAKA : A Dhaka court today placed neo-JMB leader and one of the masterminds behind Holey Artisan Bakery attack, Jahangir Alam alias Rajib Gandhi, to eight-day remand. “Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Mahmudul Hasan passed the order as police produced the militant leader before the court and pleaded for putting him on ten days of remand in … বিস্তারিত »

  • Free WIFI connection to all education institutions by 202

    RAJSHAHI : State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) division Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, has said all education institutions across the country will be brought under free WIFI connection by 2021. “We are going to launch free WIFI in 37 public universities within a shortest possible time to make the students competence in world-standard … বিস্তারিত »

  • PM’s WEF joining reflects BD’s strong position in world map

    Dhaka : Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Saturday said the forthcoming annual meeting of WEF will help Bangladesh encourage multinational companies and foreign investors to invest in the country. “Considering everything, we hope our Prime Minister’s coming visit will be very fruitful,” he told a press conference at the Foreign Ministry. Prime Minister Sheikh … বিস্তারিত »