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Classes of first batch of PhD course begin at BSMMU

Sheikh Hasina calls for appropriate response to anti-national propaganda

PM reaches Washington DC from New York

Would have used EVM in 300 seats if I could: EC Alamgir

Contractor GK Shamim, 7 others get life sentence in arms case

Coronavirus: Daily infection rises to 15.38 percent, Bangladesh registers one death within 24 hours

Dhaka, September 23: Another 620 people have been tested positive for Covid in 24 hours from 8 am on Thursday to 8 am on Friday. With this, the country's caseload stands at 20,20,768. During this time, one person died due to coronavirus. As a result, the death toll has increased to 29,347.

Government working to recognize March 25 as International Genocide Day: Foreign Minister

Dhaka, September 23: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said that the incumbent Awami League government is working to get March 25 recognized as International Genocide Day. He said that the genocide committed by the Pakistani military in 1971 was one of the heinous crimes in human history.

President urges to discard foreign unnecessary, bad culture

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 23: President Md. Abdul Hamid has urged the people, especially the youth, of the nation to discard foreign unnecessary and bad cultures.

Recommendations for identification of persons of third gender through medical examination

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 23: The Parliamentary Standing Committee has recommended issuing identity cards (ID cards) to real third-gender individuals through a medical examination. At the same time, it is recommended to meet with the third gender community and human rights commission to take necessary measures regarding them.

Germany hands over original copy of its recognition to Bangladesh

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 23: Germany was one of the first countries to recognize Bangladesh after the liberation war against Pakistan. The country has handed over the original copy of the diplomatic document which was recognized at that time to the Government of Bangladesh.

PM calls for specific steps to be taken to repatriate Rohingyas

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 23: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called on the United Nations to take concrete steps for sustainable Rohingya repatriation. She made the call while addressing a high-level side event on the Rohingya issue in New York on Thursday.

India to hand over PK Halder to Bangladesh by next March

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 23: Prashanta Kumar Halder (PK Halder), the main accused in the case of smuggling tens of thousands of crores of rupees from Bangladesh, who was arrested in India and is presently in judicial custody, is likely to be returned to Bangladesh by March next year.

Prime Minister at exhibition on Padma Bridge at United Nations

Dhaka, September 22: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited the photo exhibition organized on the Padma Bridge at the United Nations headquarters. The Prime Minister visited the exhibition on Wednesday (September 21) local time. The exhibition started on September 19 and will continue till September 24.

Prime Minister Hasina attends US President Joe Biden's reception

Dhaka, September 22: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended a reception hosted by US President Joe Biden in New York on Wednesday evening.

Breach of diplomatic etiquette: China skips Dhaka's call over Myanmar border tensions

Dhaka: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs called the ambassadors and high commissioners of non-ASEAN countries working in Dhaka to inform them about Myanmar's military activities on the border.  However, the Chinese ambassador Li Ji Ming did not participate in it.

PM Hasina expresses concern over challenges posed by global crisis

Dhaka, September 22: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed concern over the food and energy crisis in developing countries as well as financial and commercial challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war. The Prime Minister, who is visiting the US, expressed this concern during her meeting with World Economic Forum (WEF) Executive Chairman Professor Klaus Schwab. The meeting was held at the Prime Minister's hotel on Wednesday (September 21) New York time.

One dead, 678 test positive for Covid across Bangladesh on Thursday

Dhaka, September 22: One person died across the country in 24 hours from Wednesday 8 am to Thursday 8 am due to the coronavirus. The deceased was a resident of Dhaka division, aged between 51-60 years. With this, the number of deaths due to coronavirus in the country has increased to 29,345 people.

Government job seekers get 39-month age relaxation

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 22: Government job seekers have got 39-month age relaxation

Prime Minister's six-point proposal to end war

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 22: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the need for global solidarity to find a way to end the war in Ukraine, which has crippled the economy. The coronavirus has added new challenges to the process of overcoming the situation and implementing the SDGs. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina put forward a six-point proposal to end the war at the UN Secretary General's round table meeting with Global Crisis Response Group (GCRG) champions on Wednesday (September 21).

DNCC saves Tk 18 lakh in a month by stopping fuel allotment for its officials' vehicles on Fridays

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 22: In the context of the global energy crisis, Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has stopped the fuel allocation on Fridays for the officials on the weekend to save the cost of the government and ensure the use of electricity. This has reduced the fuel costs of DNCC by two-thirds.