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
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Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 22: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that safe and suitable housing is the basic right of every person. She also urged world leaders to strengthen global partnerships to end the scourge of homelessness.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 22: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said after a high-level meeting in the context of repeated mortar shelling from Myanmar on the territory of Bangladesh, "We made the country independent by fighting, we do not count anyone." He also commented that everyone including the army is always prepared to deal with any situation.
Dhaka, September 21: Durga Puja, the biggest festival of Hindus, will be held in the first week of October. The police have already made extensive preparations across the country to celebrate this religious festival smoothly.
Dhaka, September 21: In the 24 hours from Tuesday 8 am to Wednesday 8 am, no patient died due to coronavirus across the country. As a result, the number of deaths due to Corona in the country stood at 29,345 people.
Dhaka, September 21: The High Court upheld the death sentence of four militants of the banned Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) for the murder of Japanese citizen Hoshi Kunio in Rangpur. However, the court acquitted one person from the death penalty.
Prime Minister wants Hasina wants international community to play active role in Rohingya repatriation
Dhaka, September 21: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated her call to international groups and the United Nations to repatriate the Rohingyas who have taken refuge in Bangladesh, and play a strong role in solving this crisis. The Prime Minister made this call when she met the High Commissioner of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi at the Hotel Lotte Palace New York meeting room on Tuesday local time.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 21: Brahmaputra river is being dredged to restore flow and ensure navigability during the dry season.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 21: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina emphasized on inclusion of women in the decision-making process and said, "We aim to ensure 40 percent participation of women in every sector by 2021 and 50 percent by 2030."
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 21: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said if Sheikh Hasina loses, Bangladesh will also lose.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 21: Bangladesh was trying to import Russian crude oil as an alternative source to solve the diesel crisis in the country. Experiments were going on with the Russian proposal. Eastern Refinery Limited (ERL) submitted the report to Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) on Tuesday (September 20). Initially, it was reported that the amount of diesel in Russian crude oil is two-thirds less than crude oil imported from Arab countries. The naphtha quality from crude is also not suitable for making gasoline. Therefore, even if it is at a low price, the Russian crude oil import will be unprofitable, the stakeholders claim.
Dhaka, September 20: Five people died in the country from Monday 8 am to Tuesday 8 am due to coronavirus. With this, the number of deaths due to Covid in the country has increased to 29 thousand 345 people. At the same time, 614 new patients were identified.
Dhaka, September 20: On August 23, seven college students from Comilla left their homes after talking about going to coaching. Even after 26 days, they were not found. According to intelligence sources, these seven youths allegedly left home in the name of Hijrat. All of them are members of banned militant organization Ansar al-Islam.
Dhaka, September 20: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed the diplomats of the foreign missions about the situation arising in Bangladesh due to the ongoing shootings in Myanmar's Rakhine State and Dhaka's position on this issue. Diplomats have promised to report the matter to their respective governments. Diplomats of most countries attended the briefing organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but there was no representative of China.
Dhaka, September 20: The court sentenced seven members of the Cox's Bazar District Detective Police (DB) to 12 years imprisonment under separate clauses in the case of extortion of Tk 17 lakh ransom from a business hostage. Judge Mohammad Ismail of Cox's Bazar District Sessions and Judges Court gave the verdict on Tuesday (September 20).
Dhaka, September 20: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has arrived in New York, USA to attend the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). A VVIP chartered aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage landed at New York's JFK International Airport at 10:25 pm (local time). Bangladesh Ambassador to Washington Muhammad Imran and Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the United Nations Muhammad Abdul Muhith welcomed the Prime Minister at the airport.