Abul Kalam Azad

PM’s press secy Azad made BSS boss

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Press Secretary Abul Kalam Azad has been appointed as the managing director and chief editor of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.

BNF to contest election separately

Bangladesh Nationalist Front (BNF), the newly floated political party, will contest the upcoming 10th parliamentary polls separately with its electoral symbol "television".

PM fails to reach Khaleda over phone

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also ruling Awami League president, called BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia over phone to urge for holding dialogue in resolving ongoing political deadlock.

Padma Bridge among 3 projects picked by Fast Track Committee

The first meeting of the Fast Track Project Monitoring Committee on Sunday picked up Padma Multipurpose Bridge, Nuclear Power Plant and Coal Based Big Power Plant for quick implementation.

PM seeks Thai support in Rohingya issue

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought Thai support to convince the Myanmar leadership for giving citizenship to the Rohingyas to stop their displacement as refugees.

DSE to seek 5-yr tax exemption after demutualisation

The country’s premier bourse will seek a five-year tax exemption in an effort to make it a profitable and attractive organization.

Present govt ensures necessary facilities for hajj pilgrims: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said that the present government has established discipline in the hajj management system and ensured all necessary facilities for the hajj pilgrims.

PM Sheikh Hasina urges Indonesia to import more from Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged Indonesia to import more pharmaceuticals, ceramics, silk, leather, garment byproducts, jute and Hessian products from Bangladesh.

Bangladesh gets $50 million

A cheque of $50 million was handed over to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by Indian External Affairs minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday as the first instalment of the $200 million grant by India.

PM for Bangla-Lanka cooperation to tackle smugglings

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday underscored the need for mutual cooperation between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to stop all kinds of smuggling, including human trafficking, in the region.

Resist anti-democratic, anti-constitutional activities: PM Sheikh Hasina to army

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday directed the senior army officials to resist any anti-democratic and anti-constitutional activity with their all-out strength for the continuation of the country’s development.

BRT Project: France to loan $ 45million

The French government will provide an amount of US$ 45 million as loan for an urban transport project to establish the first dedicated bus service in the Dhaka city.

BNP loses moral ground to pay homage to independence martyrs

The government said BNP has lost the moral ground to pay homage to the martyrs of independence at the Martyred Intellectual Monument and the National Monument by enforcing hartal, blockade and other agitation programmes in the month of victory to save the war criminals.

Indo-Bangla JSC meeting deferred until Dec

The two-day joint steering committee (JSC) meeting on India-Bangladesh power sector cooperation, which was supposed to start on November 17 in Dhaka, was deferred until December this year at the request of New Delhi.

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