After 10 and a half hours, ferry starts plying on Daulatdia-Paturia route
Government thinking of listing allies of freedom fighters
Coronavirus vaccine to arrive on January 25
Covid-19 kills another 16, 697 new patients identified
Blast targets government official's car in Kabul
Dhaka, January 15: The government is planning to organise 'Amar Ekushey Book Fair' in April-May. However, publishers want it to be done in late February or early March. A discussion regarding the same will be held on January 17 at the meeting of Bangla Academy, following which it will be known when the book fair will be held, sources said.
Dhaka, January 15: The government is traning 42,000 workers to administer the vaccine. Health Minister Zahid Maleque told reporters after a meeting on the coronavirus vaccine at the Health Ministry's conference room on Thursday afternoon.
Dhaka, January 15: Prime Minister Sheih Hasina has said that planes will be built at Lalmonirhat, while participating in the inauguration ceremony of the allowance distribution program of the social security program on Thursday (January 14).
Dhaka, January 15: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has sent a letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeking a list of Bangladeshis who own luxury flats and houses in Canada, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia and other countries. The letter was sent to the foreign ministry secretary after the high court gave directions, ACC secretary Mu Anwar Hossain Hawlader said on Thursday.
Dhaka, January 15: The Bangladesh Navy's annual sea exercise 'Exercise Safeguard-2020' has come to an end with the successful launch of a missile in the Bay of Bengal. Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury was present as the chief guest on the last day of the exercise on Thursday (January 14). Chief of Naval Staff Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal was also present on the occasion.
Dhaka, January 15: Two people were killed when a covered van hit them in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj. Police have arrested the driver and his assistant in the incident.
New Delhi: A contingent of 122 proud soldiers of the Bangladesh Armed Forces, departed for India in a specially sent IAF C-17 aircraft to participate in India's Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on Jan 26, officials said on Tuesday.
Dhaka, January 14: A terrible fire broke out at the Nayapara Registered Refugee Camp in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar. A block of 552 Rohingya families, including two local houses and a community center, was burnt to ashes. The blaze broke out in the early hours of Thursday (January 14).
Dhaka, January 14: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the father of the nation worked in the service of the people all his life. "The first day I was sworn in as Prime Minister, I said I would work as a servant of the people of the country. The oath to me as Prime Minister is that I have the opportunity to work. My team and I want to continue working as servants of the people."
Dhaka, January 14: Nine active members of various militant organizations in the country have surrendered. They surrendered to Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed at RAB headquarters on Thursday (January 14) morning. Meanwhile, the Home Minister and the IGP handed over the militants to their families.
Dhaka, January 14: The total number of deaths due to coronavirus in the country has reached 7,849 as 16 more people have died in the last one day. Meanwhile, as 25,000 more patients were identified in 25 days, the number of new coronavirus cases in the country exceeded 5,25,000, an official release said.
Dhaka, January 14: Thanking the citizens, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that she has been able to develop Bangladesh due to her long tenure as the country head. "The people of the country have repeatedly voted for us. Has confidence in us, has faith. That's why I got the opportunity to serve. Being in power continuously, I am able to develop the country."
Dhaka, January 14: Despite a series of "incredible" defeats, the long-running rift in the BNP over the rationale for voting under the current government and the Election Commission has reached a tipping point in the country's politically marginalized party. So much so that some leaders of the party are thinking about removing party chairperson Khaleda Zia and acting chairman Tarique Rahman from the outfit.
Dhaka, January 14: Testimony has started against Nur Hossain and his wife Roma Hossain, who were sentenced to death in seven murder cases in Narayanganj in two cases of illegal acquisition of assets and acquisition of non-income assets.
Dhaka, January 14: One person was killed and at least six others were injured in a massive explosion at Empori Financial Center on 93 Road, Gulshan-2. The bomber struck shortly after 1:40 a.m. Wednesday. The ground floor of the 14-storey building houses the UAE Visa Processing Center. Besides, NCC Bank has offices of various commercial organizations including Baridhara branch.