Momen seeks WB assistance for coastal embankments

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has invited the World Bank (WB) to invest further in climate-smart infrastructures, especially for widening and heightening embankments along Bangl... Read More

'Commerce Ministry to continue advocacy for simplification of registration process'

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Thursday said his ministry will continue its advocacy with other ministries to simplify the process of obtaining certificates and registration, inclu... Read More

Govt raises sugar price again

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- The government has raised sugar price again by Tk 5 per kg with effect from February 1, 2023. Bangladesh Sugar Refiners Association issued a circular in this regard on Thursday afte... Read More

Opium cultivation surging in Myanmar under military rule

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- Opium cultivation in military-ruled Myanmar jumped 33 per cent last year, reversing a six-year downward trend in the strife-torn country, a United Nations report said on Thursday. T... Read More

Spain church attack suspect was 25-year-old Moroccan, police confirm

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- The suspect in a machete attack on two churches in southern Spain in which one clergyman was killed and another seriously injured is a 25-year-old Moroccan man who was due to be depo... Read More

ShareTrip receives Platinum Award from Novoair

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- ShareTrip receives Platinum Award from Novoair as top performer for two consecutive years Country's leading Online Travel Agency (OTA), ShareTrip has been recognised as the top perf... Read More

Bangladesh logs 16 new Covid cases, zero deaths

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- Bangladesh has recorded 16 new cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,037,494. The death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,441 over the... Read More

Eight more dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- ]Eight more people were hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours till Thursday morning. Of the new patients, five were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and three outside it, according to ... Read More

DCs asked to stay vigilant about illegal sand extraction

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- State Minister for Water Resources Ministry Zahid Faruk has directed the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to remain vigilant to stop illegal sand extraction from rivers. The dams which ar... Read More

USAID announces $75m assistance for Rohingya, host community

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced an additional $75 million in humanitarian assistance to help Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar and members of the Bangladeshi... Read More