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Awami League will hold 21st National Council in December

Dhaka, Sept. 14 -- General Secretary Obaidul Quader announced the dates after a meeting of its Central Working Committee chaired by party chief Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganabhaban on Saturd... Read More


Shovon, Rabbani removed from BCL amid allegations of extortion

Dhaka, Sept. 14 -- The ruling party's Central Working Committee took the decision in a meeting chaired by party chief Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganabhaban on Saturday night. Organising Secr... Read More


Parliamentary panel calls for action against DNCC over Aminbazar landfill

Dhaka, Sept. 14 -- The parliamentary standing committee on environment, forest and climate change ministry made the recommendation on Saturday. The DNCC has been dumping waste at the landfill in Amin... Read More


AL's Quader eyes return to journalism

Dhaka, Sept. 14 -- "You are a journalist. I'm your senior. When I leave the ministry, I will be back in journalism," he said at an event on Saturday to mark the birthday of Awami League President Shei... Read More


Bangladesh government to provide ICT entrepreneurs up to Tk 50 million fund

Dhaka, Sept. 13 -- "Under the project to be called 'Bangabandhu Innovation Grant', each entrepreneur in hardware and R&D sector will receive the fund from Tk 1 million to Tk 50 million," said State Mi... Read More


Hasina again urges all to keep houses clean to prevent dengue fever

Dhaka, Sept. 13 -- Describing the official efforts to tackle the outbreak of the mosquito-borne viral fever, she mentioned Dhaka North Mayor Atiqul Islam breaking his leg while inspecting a house in a... Read More


Most skin whiteners in Bangladesh market contain dangerously high levels of mercury: Study

Dhaka, Sept. 13 -- The use of these creams may cause several skin problems as well as complications of the kidneys and nervous system, researchers have found. The worrying scenario was highlighted at... Read More


AL open to withdraw in favour of Jatiya Party in race for Ershad's seat

Dhaka, Sept. 12 -- The ruling party's general secretary and road and bridges minister spoke at the Setu Bhaban in Dhaka over their plan on the by-election scheduled after the death of Jatiya Party chi... Read More


Daily rate of hospitalisation for dengue rises again

Dhaka, Sept. 12 -- Hospitals across Bangladesh admitted 750 new patients with the disease in the 24 hours to 8am on Thursday, up from 634 recorded a day earlier, according to the Directorate General o... Read More


Mokabbir Hossain named Biman MD

Dhaka, Sept. 12 -- The public administration ministry issued a notice on his appointment on Thursday. The government has appointed Mokabbir Hossain as MD after the approval of the Biman board of dire... Read More