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E-passport marks another step forward for Bangladesh, says Hasina

Dhaka, Jan. 22 -- She made the remarks while inaugurating the e-passport and automatic border control management system on Wednesday. "Our initiative to issue e-passports marks another step forward f... Read More


E-passport era begins in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan. 22 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the distribution of e-passports at an event in the capital's Bangabandhu International Conference Centre on Wednesday. Maj Gen Shakil Ahmed,... Read More


HC bans laminated posters over environmental concerns

Dhaka, Jan. 22 -- Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Mostafizur Rahman on Wednesday issued an order to this effect along with a rule seeking an explanation as to why the use of laminated posters sho... Read More


Tabith keeps his mouth shut on reportedly undisclosed company in Singapore

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- bdnews24.com contacted him for comments on Sunday after Netra News published the report citing documents from the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority or ACRA of Singapore. ... Read More


Nearly half a billion people affected by insufficient paid work: ILO

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- Unemployment is projected to increase by around 2.5 million in 2020 from 188 million, according to the ILO's latest global report on employment and social trends. A lack of decent w... Read More


AL candidate Taposh says outgoing Mayor Sayeed Khokon supports him

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- Khokon is staying away from campaigning for Taposh because he is barred by law to do so before the end of his tenure, the ruling party candidate says. Taposh was speaking to reporte... Read More


DNCC mayoral hopeful Tabith Awal alleges attack on campaign in Gabtoli

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- The incident occurred in Parbata Kalabazar area in the presence of police at 11:45 am on Tuesday, said Tabith. He has blamed the supporters of Awami League-backed councillor candida... Read More


Jashore MP Ismat Ara Sadique dies at 77

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- She passed away at a private hospital in Dhaka around 11 am on Monday, said Biplab Barua, the Awami League's office secretary. The party's Deputy Office Secretary Sayem Khan later c... Read More


High Court issues rule on LPG cylinder price

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- It has given the energy secretary, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission chairman and the director general of the National Consumer Rights Protection Directorate four weeks to resp... Read More


HC stays primary school teachers' recruitment in 14 districts

Dhaka, Jan. 20 -- Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Md Mahmud Hassan Talukder issued the order on Monday following a writ petition filed by 46 candidates challenging the results published on Dec ... Read More