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PM asks police to serve people, control terrorism

Dhaka, Feb 27: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked the police force to serve the people and play an active role in containing...

Govt approves two day extension of Amar Ekushey Book Fair

Dhaka, Feb 27: The government on Tuesday approved the publishers’ application to extend the on-going Amar Ekushey Book Fair by two more days. As a...

Power tariff to go up from March 1: Nasrul

Dhaka, Feb 27: State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid on Tuesday said that power tariff would go up with effect...

Bangladesh-India cooperation is necessary: PM

Dhaka, Feb 27: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said that cooperation between Bangladesh and India is necessary as they are close-door neighbours. She said...

Country observes Shab-e-Barat

Dhaka, Feb 26: Devotees have been offering special prayers as the holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune, is being observed across the country tonight...

PM seeks WB special fund to thrive women entrepreneurs

Dhaka, Feb 25: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday sought a special fund from the World Bank (WB) to create more women entrepreneurs for...

Bangladesh, US for opening new chapter of relationship

Dhaka, Feb 25: Foreign minister Hasan Mahmud said on Sunday that both the United States and Bangladesh expressed their willingness to open a new...

Bangladesh moves forward with ideals of Language Movement: PM

Dhaka, Feb 22: Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said that Bangladesh is moving forward with the ideals taught...

Pay retirement benefits in six months: HC

Dhaka, Feb 22: The High Court on Thursday asked the government to pay retirement benefits to teachers and employees of non-government educational institutions under...

Govt faces pressure for growing foreign debt: finance minister

Dhaka, Feb 22: Bangladesh finance minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Thursday admitted that the government was under pressure to meet the repayment obligation...

President, PM pay homage to language heroes

Dhaka, Feb 21: President Mohammed Shahabuddin and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement marking...

Nation set to pay homage to language heroes

Dhaka, Feb 20: The nation is set to observe Amar Ekushey, the Language Martyr’s Day (Shaheed Day) and the International Mother Language Day on...
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Take stern action against illegal hoarders during Ramadan, PM asks DCs

Dhaka, Mar 03: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the field-level administration to take stern action against illegal hoarders of commodities and ensure...

Remittance inflow rises to 2.16b in Feb

Dhaka, Mar 03: Remittance inflow to the country increased to $2.16 billion in February, which was highest in eight months, according to Bangladesh Bank...

TIB rejects ex-land minister’s clarification, seeks probe

Dhaka, Mar 03: Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Sunday, in a statement, rejected the clarifications of former land minister Saifuzzman Chowdhury regarding his wealth...

Death toll in Bailey Road fire rises to 46, Three arrested, probe ordered

Dhaka, Mar 02: Students, an expatriate Bangladeshi, a teacher, a journalist, and children were among the 46 people killed as a devastating fire razed...