Monday, September 21, 2015



Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the authorities concerned not to build high-rise establishments along the sea in

'Rate cut of postal savings to be reconsidered'

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said the government will reconsider the decision to cut interest rate of postal

Saidpur to be key transit point airport for connectivity

The government has initiated expansion of the Saidpur Airport with the view to turning it into a key transit

Pakistan response to FATF remains silent on Dawood

The UN Security Council 1267 Committee may have designated mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar as a global terrorist in

'Practice responsible journalism'

Local Government, Rural Development (LGRD) and Co-operatives Minister Md Tazul Islam has urged newsmen to practice "responsible journalism".

PM to hand over Ekushey Padak today

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over the "Ekushey Padak-2020" among 20 eminent persons and an organization today

Virus-infected Bangladeshi 'critical' in S'pore

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said one of the five Bangladesh citizens, infected with coronavirus

'Sustainable economic growth needs effective partnership'

Speakers at a program underscored the need for effective partnership at local and international levels for sustainable development

'Myanmar set to be placed on global money laundering watchlist'

Myanmar is set to be placed on a watchlist by a global finance watchdog this week, amid concerns of

'No alternative to Sheikh Hasina govt'

Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim has said there is no alternative to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's leadership

'Trade deal with US delayed, not stuck'

An India-US trade deal has been delayed, but is not "stuck", said the government on February 19, hours after

'BNP's victory certain if election is credible'

BNP nominee for Dhaka-10 by-polls Sheikh Robiul Alam has said if people can exercise their franchise and the

'Khaleda's bail is totally a matter of court'

Reiterating that the court will decide about the bail of Khaleda Zia, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

Mongla Port capacity to be up 4-fold by 2024

The government has approved a Tk 60 billion project for enhancement of the capacity of Mongla seaport with the

FATF decides to retain Pakistan in 'Grey List'

In a setback for Pakistan, global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Tuesday decided to retain

Coronavirus: Archery competition postponed

Travel restrictions over a deadly coronavirus pandemic have forced Bangladesh to postpone an international archery competition which was to

'Govt forms 19-member body to prevent rumors'

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday told the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) that the government has formed a high

IEDCR: Beware coronavirus rumors

The government's disease control agency IEDCR has warned against spreading rumors about coronavirus on social media, saying doing so

Tk 90bn liquidity support to 13 banks

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) yesterday injected Tk 90 billion on urgent basis to banks suffering with liquidity crisis. A

Khaleda seeks bail for treatment abroad

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday filed a fresh petition with the High Court seeking bail in the Zia

'Power sector got Tk 522b as subsidy in 10 years'

The government provided Tk 52,260 crore as subsidy to power sector in the last 10 years, State Minister for

'Have records of conversation with Fakhrul'

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said Mirza Fakhrul requested him to talk to the prime minister about

'Wasa's tariff-hike proposal irrational'

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Tuesday described the proposal of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) to hike

Fakhrul denies discussing Khaleda's parole with Quader

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said he did not discuss Khaleda Zia's parole with Awami League General

Tarique, 11 others sued

A case has been filed against 12 people, including BNP acting Chairman Tarique Rahman, for allegedly making derogatory remarks

Don't do excesses while observing 'Mujib Borsho'

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked her party leaders and activists not to do excesses while observing 'Mujib

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