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Bangladesh health minister vows crackdown on unauthorised hospitals, clinics

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- Health and Family Welfare Minister Samanta Lal Sen has vowed to crack down on all illegal and unauthorised hospitals and clinics in Bangladesh in a bid to root out corruption in the ... Read More


Five get death for 2019 rape, murder of woman in Shariyatpur

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- A Shariatpur court has sentenced five men to death for the gang-rape and murder of a woman in 2019. The district's Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Md Sohel A... Read More


Five get death for 2019 rape, murder of woman in Shariatpur

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- A Shariatpur court has sentenced five men to death for the gang-rape and murder of a woman in 2019. The district's Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Md Sohel A... Read More


Bangladesh plans to administer 250m COVID vaccine shots in two years

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- The government has announced plans to administer 250 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine over the next two years. Half of these doses will be administered as a fourth dose this... Read More


Chattogram Elevated Expressway to open in March, but ramp construction runs 18 months late

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- The government is preparing to open the first elevated expressway in Chattogram to traffic in March. However, it will take an additional year and a half to fully reap its benefits du... Read More


Bangladesh to offer scholarships to 10,500 students based on HSC results

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- The government will give scholarships to 10,500 students based on the results of the 2023 Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent exams Accordingly, 1,125 students from the nine... Read More


Gas crisis will be resolved by March, says State Minister Hamid

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said the government is working to resolve an ongoing gas shortage affecting households and industrial units nation... Read More


High Court calls for removal of markets, stalls from highways

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- The High Court has questioned the government's efforts and commitment to removing banned three-wheelers from roads, and evicting stalls and structures near highways to ensure public ... Read More


Remittances are the 'driving force' of Bangladesh's economy, says Hasina

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has underscored the role played by expatriates in bolstering Bangladesh's economy and image on the global stage. "The contributions of expatriates have ... Read More


India expects greater momentum in Bangladesh ties in government's new term: Verma

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- Indian High Commissioner to Dhaka Pranay Verma is hopeful that the partnership with Bangladesh will achieve greater momentum in the Awami League government's new term. In a courtesy... Read More