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Hasina inaugurates Police Week 2024

Dhaka, Feb. 27 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has flagged off the annual Police Week, underscoring a commitment to transforming the country's primary law enforcement agency into an efficient and well... Read More


Viqarunnisa Noon School teacher Murad arrested after suspension for alleged sexual harassment of students

Dhaka, Feb. 27 -- Police have arrested Murad Hossain Sarker hours after his suspension by Viqarunnisa Noon School and College in Dhaka from the position of senior mathematics teacher at its Azimpur br... Read More


Warmer days on the horizon as Bangladesh braces for a rainy start to March

Dhaka, Feb. 26 -- With the advent of spring, a gentle zephyr is meandering across the country, punctuated by fleeting showers, to set off a brief dip in temperatures. However, the mercury is expected... Read More


Evaluate necessity, environment impact before iniating projects: PM

Dhaka, Feb. 25 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Public has called on public representatives to evaluate the necessity and environmental impact of a project before it is initiated. She also criticised ... Read More


Viqarunnisa Noon School withdraws teacher over sexual harassment charges at coaching centre

Dhaka, Feb. 25 -- Viqarunnisa Noon School and College in Dhaka has withdrawn a senior teacher from its Azimpur branch after allegations of sexually harassing students at his private coaching centre su... Read More


Deaths after circumcision: Health minister vows 'zero tolerance' for medical negligence, irregularities

Dhaka, Feb. 25 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for a 'zero tolerance' policy to deal with those responsible for the recent deaths of two children during circumcision procedures, according t... Read More


Prices can't be kept down if Ukraine, Gaza wars continue: Quader

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- The government cannot bring down the escalating prices of essential commodities if Russia-Ukraine and Israel-Hamas wars continue, a senior cabinet minister says. It appears that the... Read More


Independent judiciary, strong parliament key to Bangladesh's development: Hasina

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- An independent judiciary, coupled with a strong parliament and administration, played a key role in driving Bangladesh's socio-economic development, according to Sheikh Hasina. The ... Read More


Hasina says only detractors cast doubt on fairness of Bangladesh polls

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- After winning a record-extending fourth straight term, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has hit back at critics of the electoral process in Bangladesh and said only those opposed to her ... Read More


'Tangail saree is ours,' Hasina says amid Bangladesh-India tussle over GI tag

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina revealed that she has been wearing Tangail sarees recently to affirm its Bangladeshi origin amid an ongoing tug of war over the product's Geographical In... Read More