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  • President, PM recall Mujibnagar Govt’s role to liberate country

    DHAKA : President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today recalled the able leadership, proper directives and war strategies of the Mujibnagar Government to take the 1971 Liberation War towards its successful culmination. They came up with the observations in separate messages on the eve of historic Mujibnagar Day. The President and the Prime … বিস্তারিত »

  • Home minister urges Imams to raise voice against militancy

    CHITTAGONG : Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today urged the Imams to raise their voices against militancy before the Jumma prayers. The minister was addressing as the chief guest at a monthly special meeting of District Law and Order Committee held at local circuit house this afternoon. With Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Shamsul Arefin in the … বিস্তারিত »

  • 15th JS session to begin on May 2

    DHAKA : The 10th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) will go into its 15th session on May 2, said a Parliament Secretariat press release today. President Abdul Hamid summoned the parliament session exercising his power bestowed upon him by article 72 (1) of the Constitution, the release said. The session will begin on May 2 (Tuesday) at 5 … বিস্তারিত »

  • Drive to discipline transports will continue

    DHAKA : Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the ongoing drive to discipline public transports will continue until they stop causing public sufferings in the capital. “We initiated the drive to stop sitting service and to remove (extra) bumpers (extended structure used in trucks),” he told newsmen while witnessing a drive being … বিস্তারিত »

  • Students to receive stipends through mobile banking

    Dhaka : An initiative for students to receive their stipends via mobile banking was launched in the capital on Sunday. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid formally inaugurated the initiative at the International Mother Language Institute auditorium, from where students of Patgram Hujur Uddin Govt. Girls High School in Lalmonirhat were sent their stipend money through … বিস্তারিত »

  • Knowing history foremost important for next generation

    DHAKA : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said it’s foremost important for the next generation to know the history of the country for imbuing them with the spirit of patriotism and building their good character. “Steps should be taken so that the next generations don’t forget the history of the War of Liberation as it’s … বিস্তারিত »

  • 7.4pc GDP growth to be projected in FY18: Muhith

    DHAKA : Finance Minister AMA Muhith today said 7.4 percent GDP growth will be projected in the new fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18) that will begins on July 1. The minister told journalists after meetings on Financial Coordination Committee and Budget Monitoring Committee at the secretariat in the city. Muhith also said the GDP growth in … বিস্তারিত »

  • Govt to procure 16 lakh MT food grains in Boro season

    DHAKA : The government has decided to procure a total of 16 lakh tonnes food grains, including paddy, rice and wheat, in 2017-18 fiscal year. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Food Planning and Monitoring Committee (FPMC) held at the conference room of the food ministry here today. Under the decision, the … বিস্তারিত »

  • Patrons of militants to be brought to justice: IGP

    DHAKA : Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Haque today said the patrons of militants are being identified and they would be brought to justice soon. “The patrons of militants would be brought to justice after identifying soon,” he said while addressing a function at the Police headquarters here. The function was organized in … বিস্তারিত »

  • St. Petersburg eager to recruit skilled Bangladeshi professionals

    DHAKA : Governor of Leningrad Oblast in Russia Alexander Drozdenko has expressed willingness to recruit skilled professionals especially medical doctors from Bangladesh. He expressed his interest when he met Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali at the Governor Mansion in St. Petersburg on Saturday, foreign ministry sources said here today. During the meeting, the governor … বিস্তারিত »