Bangladesh

The first span of the Padma Bridge has been placed

The first span of the Padma Bridge has been placed

The first span of the Padma Bridge has been placed on pillars at Zajira end of the bridge. The span was placed on the pillars no. 37 and 38. around 10am on Saturday in presence...

Bangladesh and Poland on Saturday agreed to establish a Joint Working Group

Bangladesh and Poland on Saturday agreed to establish a Joint Working Group for migration of skilled workers and maritime economy. The agreement came during meetings of State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam and Polish...
Sheikh Hasina

Sheikh Hasina gave 23-point directives to the deputy commissioners

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday gave 23-point directives to the deputy commissioners (DCs) while inaugurating the three-day DCs Conference-2017 at the Prime Minister's Office here. Following are the directives:- 1. Remain alert so that...
39 died in flood-related incidents in the affected areas in the last three days

39 died in flood-related incidents in the affected areas in the last three days

The flood situation slightly improved in Panchagarh, Thakurgaon, Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Rangpur and Lalmonirhat districts and deteriorated further in Sirajganj, Bogra, Tangail, Jamalpur, Kurigram, Gaibandha and Natore on Tuesday with rise in water levels in...

EU hopes all parties to take part in BD’s next election

The European Union (EU) hopes that all the political parties in Bangladesh will take part in the next national election saying there have been some 'lessons learned' from the last election. "There've been some lessons...
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader

Make students learners, not examinees

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday urged the teachers to make students learners, not examinees. He came up with this remark at a freshers' reception arranged for the students of college section...
68.65 million people in Bangladesh use mobile internet

68.65 million people in Bangladesh use mobile internet

The number of internet customers in Bangladesh has grown 9 percent to 73.35 million over the four months through June, powered by mobile internet. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission or BTRC published the data on its...

Washington DC mayor declares Mar 26 as ‘Bangladesh Day’

The Mayor of Washington DC has declared the Bangladesh's Independence and National Day as the "Bangladesh Day", according to a press release of Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC, received on Thursday. A representative of the...
BB governor for more initiatives to control classified loan

BB governor for more initiatives to control classified loan

Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir on Monday asked the chief executives of scheduled banks and financial institutions (FIs) to be more active in controlling the classified loans for sustaining the economic growth and...
Dhaka-Beijing defence ties reach 'unprecedented heights'

Dhaka-Beijing defence ties reach ‘unprecedented heights’

Over the past four decades, Bangladesh and China have maintained close military ties reaching defence relations between the two countries 'unprecedented heights', said the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka on Monday. "China is not only a...