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Sheikh Hasina a household name in Palestinian, envoy says

Dhaka, May 12 -- Palestinian Ambassador Yousef S. Y. Ramadan deeply appreciated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her concern about the Palestinian people and for sending a letter to the Palestinian Pr... Read More


Rice yield likely to achieve target of 20.5m tonnes this Boro season

Dhaka, May 11 -- Rice yield in Bangladesh which has increased this Boro season is likely to achieve the target of 20.5 million tonnes of output. Raising lands under hybrid varieties, adopting high-yi... Read More


Bangladesh provides medical supplies to Nepal

Dhaka, May 11 -- Bangladesh has provided medical supplies to Nepal as a mark of friendship towards the COVID-affected people in the backdrop of deteriorating the virus situation in Nepal. Foreign Min... Read More


Speakers for imposing tax on tobacco products

Dhaka, May 10 -- Speakers at a webinar Sunday demanded specific imposition of tax on all tobacco products to make it unaffordable for the sake of public health. They made the demand at a webinar titl... Read More


21 SC judges among 231 judges infected with Covid-19

Dhaka, May 9 -- A total of 21 Supreme Court judges and 231 lower court judges were so far infected with Covid-19. Apart from this, 458 staff of subordinate courts and 200 employees of the Supreme Cou... Read More


Nor'wester likely to sweep over eight divisions

Dhaka, May 7 -- A nor'wester is likely to sweep over eight divisions including Dhaka at any time today (Friday) and Saturday, according to a bulletin prepared by Bangladesh Meteorological Department (... Read More


Another 160 Bangladeshi workers return from Libya

Dhaka, May 5 -- Around 160 Bangladeshi workers who remained stranded in Libya were brought back home on Wednesday morning. The government has repatriated them with the support of International Organi... Read More


Virtual courts, tribunals grant bail to 345 juveniles

Dhaka, May 4 -- Virtual courts and tribunals have granted bail to 345 juveniles in the last 15 working days to Monday. Besides, a total of 26, 308 people secured bail in the last 15 working days as t... Read More


Padma speedboat capsize leaves 26 dead

Dhaka, May 3 -- At least 26 people were killed as a passenger speedboat sank on the river Padma after it was hit by a sand-carrying trawler in Madaripur's Shibchar Upazila on Monday morning. An offic... Read More


In first, Bangladesh, Indonesia hold Foreign Office Consultations

Dhaka, April 29 -- Bangladesh and Indonesia held their first-ever Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) on Thursday with two sides comprehensively reviewing the present status of the bilateral relation. ... Read More