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Geoscientist Moinul Huq passes away

Dhaka, Sept. 11 -- Moinul Huq, an eminent geologist and geoscientist breathed his last on August 26 at the age of 74 after suffering a long illness. He was one of the pioneers who set the course of oi... Read More


Journalist and author Rahat Khan dies at 80

Dhaka, Aug. 28 -- He breathed his last at his home in Dhaka's Eskaton Garden around 8:30pm on Friday, said Habibullah Sirajee, the director general of the Bangla Academy. Rahat's wife Aparna Khan als... Read More


Padma port ready to receive large equipment for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Dhaka, Aug. 28 -- The port is intended for receiving process equipment for the construction and further operation of the power plant, including the delivery of fresh fuel. The port on Padma river is ... Read More


PM to decide over more funds for RMG sector

Dhaka, Aug. 27 -- Prime Minister will decide over the apparel sector's demand for financial support from the government in the form of loans to pay wages of the workers of the sector. The government ... Read More


Biman suspends flights to Kolkata, Manchester, two more international routes until Sept 30

Dhaka, Aug. 26 -- The countries are yet to lift bans on international flights, Tahera Khandaker, the deputy general manager of the flag carrier, told bdnews24.com on Wednesday. The airline will conti... Read More


Mobile court fines Dr Sirajul Islam Medical College Hospital Tk 3 million over irregularities

Dhaka, Aug. 25 -- A large amount of expired reagents, extra testing products, and surgical equipment have been seized during the raid on the hospital in Dhaka's Maghbazar, Umme Salma Tanzia, the joint... Read More


HC questions the legality of health ministry letter that seeks to stop hospital raids

Dhaka, Aug. 25 -- Two secretaries of the health ministry, the home secretary and the law secretary have been asked to respond to the rule in four weeks. Justice Tariq ul Hakim and Justice SM Kuddus Z... Read More


Bangladesh's virus death toll surges past 4,000, cases approach 300,000

Dhaka, Aug. 25 -- The government said 45 new fatalities were registered in the 24 hours to 8 am Tuesday, taking the total to 4,028. The caseload surged to 299,628 after 2,545 people tested positive f... Read More


President Hamid, PM Hasina express deep condolences over the death of war hero CR Dutta

Dhaka, Aug. 25 -- Hamid in his message said: "People will always remember his role in the great war of liberation with deep respect.""The nation will forever recall his distinctive contribution to the... Read More


Former BAEC chairman Dilip Kumar Saha dies from COVID-19

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- He breathed his last at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital around 4 am on Monday, the Ministry of Science and Technology said in a statement. Dilip contracted the coronavirus about ... Read More