Monday, September 21, 2015



Mahathir made caretaker PM

Just hours after submitting his resignation to Malaysia's King on Monday, Dr Mahathir Mohamad was made caretaker Prime Minister.

PM asks for more Japanese investment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sought more Japanese investment in Bangladesh's power and energy sector to meet the growing demand

'BD makes headway in women, child dev'

The country has seen remarkable progress in women and child development alongside making headway in areas of health,

Trumps visit India's 'monument of love'

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania have visited the Taj Mahal on the first day of their

New DG DGFI and 9th Division GOC appointed

Five senior army officers have been given new responsibilities in a reshuffle in the top posts of the Bangladesh

'World should prepare for pandemic'

The World Health Organization has said the world should do more to prepare for a possible coronavirus pandemic.The WHO

LDA blockade of central bank February 26

Leaders of Left Democratic Alliance (LDA) have condemned the government for the ongoing corruption and irregularities in the

'All wrongdoers to get punishment'

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said law enforcers were given strong directives to take actions against

Challenges face govt co shares offloading

Offloading shares of the public entities is repeatedly facing three challenges, eminent economist Ahsan H Mansur has said.

PM for integrated development plans

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the authorities concerned to take plans of development projects in such a

Mujib Borsho 2020: Thoughts and expectations

Rabindranath Tagore once wrote, "Enechhile sathe kore mrittuheen praan, morone tai tumi kore gele daan" (You had brought with

Trumps tweets video of himself as 'Bahubali'

US President Donald Trump has tweeted a video depicting him as fictional warrior Bahubali ahead of his India

Angelina Jolie writes letter praising PM

The Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Angelina Jolie, recently wrote a letter to Prime

China sends in top investigators after coronavirus erupts in jails

Beijing has deployed a team from China's top law enforcement body to investigate how a coronavirus outbreak erupted

C'wealth investment council office in Dhaka soon

Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) will establish an office in Dhaka to help facilitate further engagements for Bangladeshi

Conservatives claim victory in Iran polls after record low turnout

Iran's conservatives claimed victory Sunday in a general election marked by the lowest turnout since the 1979 Islamic Revolution

EC bans laminated posters in by-polls

The Election Commission (EC) has banned the use of laminated posters in the campaign of the upcoming Dhaka

HC adjourns hearing till Feb 27

The High Court (HC) on Sunday adjourned its hearing on a plea by BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia

GP pays Tk 1,000 crore to BTRC

Private mobile phone operator Grameenphone (GP) on Sunday provided Tk 1,000 crore to Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)

Fakhrul hopeful of Khaleda's bail

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has hoped that the High Court will deliver the 'right' order

Increase use of technology

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Sunday directed the officials of Dhaka Power

'Unity must to resolve global problems'

Former Indian Foreign Secretary and renowned scholar Krishnan Srinivasan on Saturday laid emphasis on resolving the global problems

'Collaborators wanted to erase Bangabandhu from history'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman made immense contributions in

'Bank sector hostage to a few persons'

Stating that the entire banking sector is hostage to some influential individuals and institutions, distinguished fellow of the

Bashundhara Bitumen to substitute import

Bangladesh's first-ever private sector Bitumen Plant was inaugurated on Saturday aiming to provide to the growing demand for

President in Chattogram on three-day tour

President Abdul Hamid on Saturday arrived in Chattogram on a three-day tour to attend different programs.A

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