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Beggars in decline in Bangladesh, says Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has estimated that the number of beggars is now 600,000 in Bangladesh. “The number of beggars has declined in the country over the years. Those who still beg are professional beggars,”...
Sea-level rise in Bangladesh predicted to be at risk by 2050

Sea-level rise in Bangladesh predicted to be at risk by 2050

Some 27 million people are 'predicted to be at risk' of sea-level rise in Bangladesh by 2050, says a Dhaka-based international non-government organisation.   "Climate change is a concern now affecting every one of us and...

English spellings of 5 dists would be changed

The government has planned to bring change in the English spellings of five districts' name to make them sound similar to the Bangla alphabet. According to bdnews24.com reports, the proposed spellings are Chattagram (for Chittagong),...
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...
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...

Finance Minister takes up GP’s dropped calls to Telenor chief

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has taken the issue of call-drops of Grameenphone with the president of Telenor Group, which owns majority stakes of the largest mobile phone operator in Bangladesh. Muhit, who is now in...
Facts about Bangladesh

Facts about Bangladesh

Official Name The People’s Republic Of Bangladesh Location Latitude between 20 degree 34′ and 26 degree 39′ north. Longitude between 88 degree 00′ and 92 degree 41′ east. Area 147,570 sq. km. Boundary ...

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has announced that he will return his father’s award to...

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has announced that he will return the award Bangladesh bestowed on his father for his contributions during the Liberation War, reports bdnews24.com. He claimed the award was actually a "deception" by...
Awami League has now been turned into a "symbol of confidence and support - Sheikh Hasina

Awami League has now been turned into a “symbol of confidence and support –...

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said Bangladesh Awami League has now been turned into a "symbol of confidence and support" of 16 crore people as the party is...

BNP will soon call for a fresh anti-government movement

Stating that they will soon call for a fresh anti-government movement, BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Sunday urged his party colleagues to get ready for making it a success overcoming all the...