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  • PM seeks another term to finish mega projects

    DHAKA : Seeking another term to complete the work of the mega projects, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed her firm resolve to celebrate the golden jubilee of the country’s independence during the tenure of the next Awami League government. “Bangladesh will celebrate the golden jubilee of its independence in 2021, and the goal before … বিস্তারিত »

  • Govt to cut remittance transfer fee next month: Muhith

    SYLHET : Finance Minister AMA Muhith today said the charge for expatriate Bangladeshis to send home remittances will soon be cut down to increase its flow to the country. “We will cut down the fee for remittance transfer in the next month and there will be a nominal charge for sending home remittances,” Muhith said … বিস্তারিত »

  • Dhaka pays homage to Gulshan Café terror victims

    Dhaka : People from all strata of life, including representatives of various political parties, diplomatic missions, various civil societies and police personnel are paying their respects to the victims who lost their lives in the Gulshan Holy Artisan Café attack. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader, Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Masato Watanabe, among others, have … বিস্তারিত »

  • 5 café attackers, chef killed by bullets, splinters

    Dhaka : The deaths of five militants and one chef during a commando operation at Gulshan’s Holey Artisan Café after a 12-hour hostage crisis on 2 July in 2016 were caused by bullets and splinters, said a forensic report on Saturday. Dr Sohel Mahmud, head of the Forensic Department of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital … বিস্তারিত »

  • 1,320-MW Bangladesh-China power plant on cards

    DHAKA : As part of government’s plan to bring all people under electricity network, Bangladesh and China would install a 1,320- MW coal fired power plant in joint venture at Payra. “The government is very much optimistic to bring the entire country under cent percent power coverage by 2021 and we have undertaken various projects … বিস্তারিত »

  • $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 »

  • As a party of plunderers people have no faith in BNP

    DHAKA : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said people have no confidence in BNP as it’s an organization of plunderers. The party captured the power through killing, coup and conspiracy and did nothing for changing the lots of the people. “Though BNP says that they were in power for three times. But it’s true that … 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 »