India's Somnath in the role of Sheikh Kamal instead of Rawnak
Power generation capacity is 24,421 MW: Minister
5 people to be hanged in UP member murder case
Letter to NBR for tax exemption on India's gift vaccine
Indian High Commission inquires about the transportation and storage of vaccines
Dhaka, January 19: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said the country's current power generation capacity is 24,421 MW. Of these, grid-based generation capacity including imports is 21,239 MW, captive 2800 MW and renewable energy 382 MW. He was responding to a question from Member of Parliament Ali Azam (Bhola-2) in Parliament on Tuesday (January 19).
Dhaka, January 19: A court has ordered the execution of five accused, including their brothers and sisters, in the murder case of former UP member Ashraf Ali at Ghior in Manikganj. At the same time, 13 accused in the case have been acquitted. Manikganj Additional Sessions Judge Shahana Haque Siddique passed the order on Tuesday (January 19) at noon.
Dhaka, January 19: The Oxford-AstraZeneca-produced 2 million doses of corona vaccine will arrive in the country from India on Wednesday (January 20th) before it arrives commercially. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has written to the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to waive all taxes on the vaccine given as a gift to Bangladesh.
Dhaka, January 19: India will gift 2 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh to prevent coronavirus. The Indian High Commission wanted to know the details of air-conditioned trucks and vans for transportation from the vaccine airport and storage.
Dhaka, January 19: India will gift 2 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh to prevent coronavirus. The consignment of vaccines will reach Bangladesh on Wednesday.
Dhaka, January 19: Coronavirus (Covid-19) has killed 20 more people across the country in the last 24 hours. Among them 14 are males and six are females. Eighteen died at the hospital and two at home. The death toll from the virus rose to 7,942.
Awami League candidates have won the municipal elections by a wide margin because people want development: Obaidul Quader
Dhaka, January 19: Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader said the Awami League candidates have won the municipal elections by a wide margin because people want development.
Dhaka, January 19: President Md. Abdul Hamid called upon the people to work together to eradicate corruption, drugs, terrorism and militancy. Addressing the first session of the year in the National Assembly, he said the government is making continuous efforts to ensure good governance, democracy and people's participation in development programs in spite of hundreds of adversities to accelerate the progress of the country and the nation.
Dhaka, January 19: Zayn Siddiqui, of Bangladeshi descent, has been appointed as the first Bangladeshi in the newly elected Biden administration in the United States to serve as a senior adviser to the Deputy Chief of Staff. On January 13 (Wednesday) the Joe Biden administration announced his name as Senior Advisor to the Deputy Chief of Staff.
Dhaka, January 19: As a 'gift' from the Government of India, 2 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine may arrive in Bangladesh tomorrow, January 20, according to the Ministry of Health.
Dhaka, January 19: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid a courtesy call on President Md. Abdul Hamid. After the parliamentary session on Monday evening, the Prime Minister went to the President's Chamber in the Parliament House.
Dhaka, January 18: The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested Delwar Rashid, 42, an activist of the rebel councilor candidate and a fugitive accused in the shooting death of an Awami League activist in Chittagong. He was arrested on Sunday (January 17) night in the Kapasgola area of Chawkbazar police station in the city, RAB said.
Dhaka, January 18: A couple riding a motorcycle was killed in a bus crash in the airport area of the capital. The accident took place around 8 am on Monday (January 18). The deceased were identified as Akash Iqbal, 33, and Maya Hazarika, 25.
Dhaka, January 18: The first shipment of Serum vaccine will arrive in the country in between January 25 and January 26. The vaccination will start a week later. About 300 vaccination centers and 42,000 staff have been trained in Dhaka to provide the vaccine. Health Minister Zahid Maleque said this.
Dhaka, January 18: Another 16 more people have died in the country in the past 24 hours- in between Sunday and Monday- after being infected with the coronavirus. The total number of deaths has risen to 7,922.