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Hasina inaugurates construction of first subway in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the construction work of the first subway in Bangladesh a month after the country rolled out its first metro rail system. The prime minis... Read More


Ekushey Book Fair returns to its traditional format

Dhaka, Feb. 1 -- The Ekushey Book Fair, an annual event, set off at the start of February as the COVID-19 pandemic ebbed. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opened the 39th fair on Wednesday. The Bangla Ac... Read More


Crowds throng Ekushey Book Fair on festive opening day

Dhaka, Feb. 1 -- The Amar Ekushey Book Fair has begun at the start of February after three years as crowds thronged the fair premises on the opening day, signalling a festive month after the pandemic ... Read More


Election Commission acts against 69 staff members over irregularities

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- The Election Commission has taken departmental action against 69 employees at its headquarters and local offices for different types of irregularities ranging from enjoying leave wit... Read More


Bangladesh hikes retail power prices by 5% for February

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- The government has raised the prices of power at both the wholesale and retail levels as Bangladesh grapples with the prospect of an intensifying cost of living crisis. Retail price... Read More


Appellate Division entrance to require digital pass from Wednesday

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- Citizens seeking justice will require a digital pass to enter the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court from Wednesday. They must collect it from the Supreme Court website. The pa... Read More


Bangladesh to start construction of its first subway Thursday

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- The government is set to begin the construction of the country's first underground railway after opening the metro rail to the public last month. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will i... Read More


IMF approves $4.5bn loans for Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund has approved $4.5 billion in loans for Bangladesh at the request of the government. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal announc... Read More


IMF approves $4.7bn in loans for Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund has approved $4.7 billion in loans for Bangladesh at the request of the government, helping the country build a buffer against ... Read More


Happy day for thousands of orphans on Bashundhara Group MD's birthday

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- Tuesday (January 31) was Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir's birthday. On his birthday extended his hand of mercy to thousands of orphan children in various citi... Read More