Government

Prime Minister stresses bigger domestic market for local goods

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid emphasis on expansion of domestic market for Bangladeshi goods reducing export dependency so the economy continues to grow.

Build cold store to boost potato exports: Russia

Russian Ambassador to Bangladesh Alexander Nikolaev yesterday proposed constructing a cold store in Chittagong to export disease-free potatoes to Russia.

ACC quizzes Morshed Khan

The Anti- Corruption Commission on Tuesday interrogated former Foreign Minister M Morshed Khan and his son Faisal Morshed Khan in a money- laundering case.

Black money flying abroad

When money laundering is as easy as slicing a cake and the money is safe abroad, why anyone would want to legalise his black money is a question that seems to have no answer.

Government to export rice to Sri Lanka

Encouraged by a bumper yield and good stocks at home, the government has decided to export at least 50,000 tonnes of rice, first of its kind since the independence, to Sri Lanka in the current fiscal year.

Cabinet okays Nursing and Midwifery bill

The Cabinet has approved in principle the draft of the 'Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council Act, 2014,' with some amendments repealing the Bangladesh Nursing Council Ordinance, 1983.

Bangladesh ranked 5th in SAARC E-Government Index

Bangladesh has been lagging behind in developing of E-Governance among the SAARC countries, according to the latest E-Government Development Index.

Create ‘Silicon Bangladesh’: Government

Information and communication technology experts yesterday called upon the government and private enterprises to come up with opportunities for young professionals and university graduates so that they could invest their knowledge in the country’s IT sector to transform into “Silicon Bangladesh”.

Invite fresh bids for offshore blocks:Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday instructed the energy and mineral resources ministry to invite fresh bids for offshore blocks to ensure optimum extraction of oil and gas from the Bay of Bengal.

PM lying as usual: Fakhrul

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been lying in order to hide the government's failure with derogatory remarks on Ziaur Rahaman, BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir blamed.

President calls for strengthening communal harmony

President Abdul Hamid today urged people of all religions to further strengthen the existing fraternity and friendly bonding with a view to ensuring national advancement and prosperity.

Government to appoint consultant to re-design offshore blocks

The government will appoint an international consultant to re-design offshore blocks in the Bay following settlement of dispute with India and Myanmar over maritime boundary.

PM stresses hassle-free delivery of MRPs

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday directed the officials concerned to take steps for ensuring timely delivery of machine-readable passports without any hassle and harassment to the applicants.

Government to seek opinions before approving Destiny license

The government has decided to seek opinion from the stakeholders before giving license to the controversial Multi Level Marketing (MLM) company Destiny 2000 Ltd.

ECNEC approves coal power plant of Tk 35,984 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved five projects, including the Matarbari coal-run power plant project, involving Tk 37,339 crore.

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