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Schedule for women reserved seats next week: EC

The Election Commission will declare the election schedule in the next week for the reserved seats for women in the Jatiya Sangsad. “The polls schedule for the women reserved seats will be announced in the next week… As per the ...

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50MW Kaptai Lake solar project awaits ADB fund approval

Kaptai Lake. File photo Dhaka, Jan 11 : The Power Division is now waiting for a positive note from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) about its financing to implement a 50MW floating solar project in the Kaptai Lake, official sources ...

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16 Rohingyas held in Cumilla

Photo: 16 Rohingyas are arrested from Bagra in Brahmanpara upazila on Thursday, Jan 10, 2019. Cumilla, Jan 11 : Police arrested 16 Rohingyas from Bagra in Brahmanpara upazila on Thursday. The arrestees are Hamida Begum, 60, Sabbir Ahmed, 30, Sabbir’s ...

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Shipping Ministry’s pending works to be completed soon: State Minister

Newly appointed State Minister of Shipping Ministry Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Thursday said the pending works of the ministry will be completed soon.   “I’ve a goal to implement the election manifesto of Awami League and all works will be ...

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Ershad named parliament opposition leader

Jatiya Paty Chairman HM Ershad has been approved as leader of the opposition party in the parliament. On Thursday, Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury also ratified Jatiya Party co-chairman GM Quader as deputy leader of the opposition. The parliament secretariat issued ...

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Bangladesh improves position in World Passport Index

Dhaka, Jan 10 : Bangladesh has ranked 97th in the updated Henley Passport Index, gaining three notches up from its previous ranking. With visa-free access to 41 countries, Bangladesh is holding the 97th position jointly with Lebanon, Libya and South ...

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BB heist: Philippine court jails former RCBC manager

Maia Santos-Deguito, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation branch manager. file photo Dhaka, Jan 10 : A Philippine court on Thursday held former manager of Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC), Maia Santos-Deguito, guilty of money laundering offenses in connection with the $81 ...

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Homecoming Day: PM pays tributes to Bangabandhu

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays homage to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the Homecoming Day at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in Dhanmondi on Thursday, Jan 10. Dhaka, Jan 10 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday paid ...

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RMG workers staging demo again in capital, Savar, Ashulia

Dhaka, Jan 10 : At least 35 people were injured in clashes between garment workers and police in different areas of Savar, Gazipur and the capital on Thursday. The unruly workers started staging demonstrations for the fifth consecutive day on ...

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Oikyafront candidate wins Brahmanbaria-2 polls

Oikyafront candidate Ukil Abdul Sattar Bhuiyan has been declared the unofficial winner in the polls of Brahmanbaria-2 constituency. Retuning Office and Deputy Commissioner of the district Hayat Ud-dola Khan said that Ukil Abdul Sattar bagged 83,997 votes while his nearest ...

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