Whatsapp-Viber will be blocked: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said in the national Parliament on Wednesday that the popular messaging and calling apps Whatsapp and Viber will be blocked temporarily to tackle terrorism.

How to complete SIM re-registration process?

The method is same for all the subscribers of Teletalk, Grameenphone, Robi, Banglalink and Airtel. Only Citycell is with exception.

Visiting UN official praises police role in peacekeeping

Visiting UN Under Secretary General Atul Khare on Tuesday praised the Bangladesh police force for contributing to maintaining global peace for over 25 years.

Self-reliance in fish during tenure of government

The present government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken massive steps for increasing fish production to achieve complete self-reliance on fish within its current tenure.

Plan to cut extreme poverty to 8.9 per cent in 5 years

The government plans to bring down the extreme poverty to 8.9% from the existing 12.9% by 2020 in line with its seventh five-year plan. Moreover, under the plans, it wants to reduce poverty to 18.6% from the current 24.8% within the period.

Bring child abusers to justice: Unicef

Expressing grave concern over the recent incidents of brutality on children in different parts of the country, UNICEF Bangladesh has stressed the need for immediate actions to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Government firm on autorickshaw ban on highways

The government is hell-bent on imposing its ban on autorickshaws on highways with owners and workers continuing demonstrations in different parts of the country.

Government urged to withdraw VAT on private education

Leaders of private universities’ association yesterday called upon the government to review the decision of imposing 7.5 per cent VAT on private education, saying it will hamper the expansion of private tertiary education.

Apps launched for easy access to government services

The government yesterday launched 500 mobile applications for android users to help people get government services easily.

500 locally-developed mobile apps to be launched today

The government will launch 500 locally-developed apps today. One of the applications will enable customers to know about their utility bills from Dhaka Electric Supply Company, Power Development Board, and Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority.

MP's son Rony charged with murder

The police have pressed murder charges against Awami League lawmaker Pinu Khan’s son Bakhtiar Alam Rony in a case filed over killing two people on Dhaka street.

Khaleda greets Hasina on Eid-ul-Fitr

BNP chairperson and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia has greeted Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr.

Role of accreditation board significant to promote standardization: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said role of Bangladesh Accreditation Board (BAB) is important to promote standardization by enhancing capacity of services providing organizations and individuals.

Dhaka visit good for relationship: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was certain that his visit to Dhaka would be beneficial for the people of both the nations and in the larger good of the South Asian neighbourhood.

Prime Minister slams migrants, calls for trafficking crackdown

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday slammed the country's economic migrants, many of whom are stranded in dire conditions at sea, calling them "mentally sick" and accusing them of hurting the country's image.

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