The death toll continues to escalate reaching to 350 till Friday afternoon, from the eight-storied collapsed building in Savar. 29 more people were rescued alive today. The total number of workers rescued alive accumulates 2431. 340 bodies were handed over to their families.
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.
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.
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.