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Saturday, September 21, 2019
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...
The High Court has asked the authorities concerned to probe whether there was medical negligence into the death of a mother after childbirth through C-section at Dr Zahed Memorial Child Hospital, Faridpur. The HC asked to form an expert committee...
The government will import 1.4 million metric tonnes of refined petroleum for a six-month period (July-Dec) of the current year from seven state-owned companies of six countries through negotiations. fuel-supplying companies are PTLCL of Malaysia, PTTT of Thailand, BSP Zapin...
Although the government has lifted the ban on raw jute export, traders here are yet to start collecting jute fearing such a ban again, causing losses to them. The traders said the jute export witnessed a sharp fall last year...
Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Monday said strategically important Payra seaport will make Bangladesh a major regional trade hub. He made the remarks while addressing a programme at a city hotel in the evening. The minister said China continues...