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Saturday, September 21, 2019
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to leave Dhaka for New York on Friday (September 20) for an eight-day official visit to the USA to attend the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). She will deliver the country statement at...
The Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd (DPDC) will implement a China-funded Tk 20,500 crore mega project to raise distribution capacity on its network in the capital. Under the scheme, a total of 40 substations will be set up in the...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the nursing education and training in Bangladesh will be upgraded to international standards as the country needs a large number of trained nurses. “Alongside foreign trainings (for nurses), we’re also taking measures so...
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said action will be taken against those involved in providing passports to Rohingyas. “Certificates from local chairmen, birth certificates and police verification are needed for passports. Everyone involved in irregularities will be punished. No-one...
Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation (BSEC) has initiated a move to set up a chemical warehouse at Tongi, aiming to ensure the relocation of chemical warehouses from Old Dhaka within the shortest possible time. This project apparently sidelines the Munshiganj...
A UN human rights expert has implored Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to ‘feel with her heart before it is too late’, saying that even if Rohingyas wished to return they have little to go back to. Yanghee...
Bangladesh will seek expeditious global efforts to repatriate Rohingyas to their place of origin in Rakhine State as Rohingya issue will come up during the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. Briefing the media on Wednesday afternoon about Prime...
Bangladesh’s capital was ranked seventh worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday morning. Dhaka had a score of 144 at 11:35am, indicating that the quality was unhealthy. The general public and sensitive individuals in particular are at risk to...
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has sought New Zealand’s support to reduce trade breach between Dhaka and Wellington. It remains in favour of the Oceanian nation. Momen talked with New Zealand High Commissioner to Bangladesh Joanna Mary Kempkers. During...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday inaugurated “Rajhangsha”, the 4th Dreamliner of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. After the inauguration, Sheikh Hasina boarded the aircraft, inspected its inside and talked to the pilots and the crew members. A munajat was offered on the...