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Sheikh Hasina asks civil servants to ensure rights of every citizen

  Live Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the fresh civil service officers to work with utmost sincerity, integrity and honesty for ensuring welfare and rights of the citizens as well as establishing a developed and prosperous Bangladesh. "You'll have to always keep in mind that people are the owner of this republic. So it's your responsibility for ensuring welfare... details

10 killed in Mymensingh road accident

Mymensingh Live: At least 10 people including women and children were killed and two others injured when a cement-laden truck carrying them plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at Meherabari in Bhaluka upazila of the district early hours of today. The deceased were identified as Azizul Islam, 40, his wife Razia Khatun, 25, and three sons Mahedi Hasan, 11, Mizan,8, and... details

JS Speaker calls on Nepalese President

  Live Correspondent: Jatiya Sangsad Speaker and Chairperson of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury has made a courtesy call on Nepalese President Bidhya Devi Vandari at the latter’s official residence in Kathmandu on Thursday. The Nepalese President and JS Speaker talked about issues of mutual interest, said a Parliament Secretariat note in... details

Air Force: 15 personalities get Independence Award 2017

Live Correspondent:   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today handed over the Independence Award 2017, the highest state award, to Bangladesh Air Force and 15 distinguished personalities including 1971 veterans. The premier handed over a certificate, an 18-carat gold medal weighing 50-gram, and a Taka 3 lakh cheque to each of the recipients and their representatives at a function in the city's... details

Prime Minister opens armed forces’ warfare display

Live Correspondent:  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the combined Warfare Display of the Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force here today marking the Independence and National Day-2017. The Prime Minister cut a ribbon and released balloons to inaugurate the seven-day exhibition at the National Parade Square this afternoon. After the inauguration, fighter planes of Bangladesh Air... details

Speaker for further strengthening Dhaka-Kathmandu ties

Live correspondent: Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad and CPA Executive Committee Chairperson Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury today stressed on exchange of visits of the parliamentarians of Bangladesh and Nepal for further enhancing ties among them. "Relations among the members of the two country's parliaments would be intensified further following exchange of visit which would immensely help... details

Prime Minister for modernization of weather services

Live Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today hoped that the modernization of weather services and continuous development of an effective early warning system will help us reduce the losses of lives and property from natural disasters. In a message issued on the eve of the World Meteorological Day, she said, "Our government has recently approved the 'Bangladesh regional weather and... details

Bangabandhu’s birthday celebrated in Bangladesh mission to UN

Live Correspondent:  Bangladesh permanent mission to the United Nations (UN) in New York has organized a daylong programme yesterday marking the 97th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Child Day 2017. More than several hundred bangalee children living in the United States were participated in the programme. The first phase of the... details

Cabinet approves marking March 25 as Genocide Day

  Live Correspondent: The Cabinet on Monday approved March 25 as Genocide Day, clearing all formalities to recognise the brutal genocide committed on this day in 1971. The approval was given in the regular cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Cabinet Secretary M Shafiul Alam said. “Foreign ministry has started efforts to recognize the day internationally,”... details

Bangladesh pull off historic win over Sri Lanka

Sports Live; Opener Tamim Iqbal top-scored with 82 as Bangladesh pulled off a historic four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second Test in Colombo on Sunday. The rare win for Bangladesh -- just their fourth away from home and first against Sri Lanka in 18 attempts -- meant the two-Test series was drawn after the visitors suffered a 259-run loss in Galle. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh... details

Airports and prisons kept under highest alert

Live Correspondent: After the suicide bombing incident happened in a RAB barrack located near the Haji Camp at Ashkona, authorities have beefed up security in all prisons and airports of the country.   Mahbubur Rahman Tuhin, press officer of Civil Aviation and Tourism department of the government informed that the alert has been issued since Friday afternoon and will remain until... details

’Take lessons of patriotism from early life’

Live Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today advised the children to take lessons of patriotism from early life and have close link with grassroots people to grow them up with the ideology of Bangabandhu. "Bangabandhu closely monitored the problems of the people as he brought up in the village and had close link with them. So he grew up with an ideology of dedication and... details

Hasina opens book fair, photography exhibition at Tungipara

Tungipara, Gopalganj Live: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated a book fair and a photography exhibition on Bangabanadhu on the occasion of 98th birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman here. The premier opened the book fair, and the photography exhibition titled "Khoka Theke Bangabandhu" at Bangabandhu Mausoleum Complex. Later, Sheikh Hasina went round... details