Cabinet okays 'Mymensingh Division'

The government has cleared a proposal to declare Mymensingh as Bangladesh’s eighth administrative division.

PM’s visit to see Khaleda was nothing but a ‘farce’

The BNP yesterday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s condolence call to party Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s office was nothing but a “farce.”

Gas, power tariff hike from February

The government is going to increase prices of electricity and gas for all types of consumers, significantly at household level, with a view to reducing wastage.

Govt working hard to promote democracy, boost economy : president

President Md. Abdul Hamid on Monday urged both the treasury and the opposition benches to play an effective and constructive role in Jatiya Sangsad as it is the platform for materialising the hopes and aspirations of the people.

JS body for brining stability in Biman

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry on Sunday laid emphasis on bringing stable situation in Biman Bangladesh Airlines through proper implementation of the measures taken by the government.

Tk1, Tk2 notes, coins to extinct

The government has decided to withdraw all Tk1 and Tk2 notes and coins from the market in order to smoothen financial transactions. Once these notes and coins reach the banks, they will never be circulated again.

Dialogue must to end political crisis: Emajuddin

A leading pro-BNP intellectual has emphasised a dialogue between bickering political parties to end the current crisis. Former Dhaka University vice chancellor Emajuddin Ahmed fears Bangladesh could turn into a failed state if the situation persists.

New power connections to come with new rules

The Power Division has finalised its decision to make those seeking new electricity connections deposit a certain amount of money to a government fund for every new residential connections above two kilowatts of consumption.

Govrnment struggles to keep transport links open

The government is struggling to ensure road and railway connectivity as the BNP-led 20-party alliance blockade has, with a combination of sabotage and intimidation, laid waste to long distance travel networks across the country.

Government announces Industry Policy soon: Amu

The government is going to announce Industry Policy soon with a view to attaining the goal of middle income country by 2021, which would require nearly 40 per cent contribution of the industrial sector to the national economy.

Government reopens Shela route

Less than a month after shutting it to commercial traffic, Bangladesh has reopened the Shela River route inside the oil spill-stained Sundarbans in a move that should shock environmentalists and experts, and spark fresh concerns.

Government may meet IMF conditions for ECF

The government has decided to resolve disputes over fulfilling two conditions set by the International Monetary Fund before getting the release of two tranches of Extended Credit Facility (ECF) fund.

Khaleda confined to office

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has been confined to her Gulshan office by the police. Special assistant to Khaleda, informed reporters about the confinement at an instant press briefing at the BNP Gulshan office late Saturday.

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Ecnec okays modernisation of fire service

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) has approved a Tk199cr project to upgrade the Fire Service and Civil Defence Department on Tuesday.

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