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Dhaka, BD
Saturday, September 21, 2019
President Abdul Hamid returned home from London on Monday after health checkup there. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the President landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 10.30 am. Liberation War Affairs minister AKM Mozammel Huq,  Road transport  and Bridges...
The Forest Department has  planned  to monitor the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest and a Unesco world heritage site, with drones to check crimes like poaching of tigers and deer. The department also considers erecting net-fence around the forest to prevent...

Fire at Nirbachan Bhaban

Nirbachan Bhaban, the headquarters of the Election Commission, caught fire in the city’s Agargaon area on Sunday night. Quamrul Hasan, an operator at the Fire Service Central Control Room, said the fire originated on the basement around 11:06pm. On information, 10...
The Cameron flag bearing vessels entered into jetty under Chittagong Port Authority on August 21 The government will form a probe body to find out actual information and unearth motive of the two foreign fishing vessels that entered into the...
Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi has said the present government is relentlessly working to resolve all the problems in jute sector. “The present government is keen to solve all problems in jute sector. It has fully implemented the...
A written petition has been filed with the High Court. Its challenging the legality of the appointment of deputy and assistant attorneys general of the state. Supreme Court lawyer Farhad Uddin Ahmed on Sunday submitted the petition as public interest...
The first-ever liver transplant patient at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University has died of dengue. Siratul Islam Shuvo, 20, was released from hospital after the successful transplant. But he was later infected with dengue at home and came back...

11th parliament began

The fourth session of the 11th parliament began on Sunday afternoon after a 59-day recess. The session started at 5pm with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair. Earlier at 4pm, the business advisory committee of parliament sat in a...
Speakers at a conference on Sunday emphasised negotiation with China about opportunities of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) since it is very important for economic ties. The suggestion came at an international conference on BRI organised by CPD at a...
The two feuding groups of Jatiya Party have finally reached a consensus to keep the party united accepting GM Quader as its Chairman and Raushon Ershad the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament. Amid conflicts over the post of party...