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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


IUB retains top spot among Bangladesh's private universities in AD Scientific Index

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- Independent University, Bangladesh has retained its spot as the leading private university in Bangladesh in the AD Scientific Index 2024 in terms of total number of citations of Scop... Read More


Dhaka International Trade Fair set for Jan 21 kick off after delay over election

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- The 28th Dhaka International Trade Fair is set to kick off on Jan 21 and will run until Feb 20 after a delay caused by the general election. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugu... Read More


Fog or air pollution? What's behind Dhaka's winter dreariness?

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- As winter deepens, daytime visibility has been steadily diminishing throughout the week. Monday brought a brief glimpse of the sun, but for the five days prior, it remained obscured ... Read More


Bad weather forces President Shahabuddin to postpone Pabna visit

Dhaka, Jan. 15 -- President Mohammed Shahabuddin has postponed a tour to his hometown Pabna because of bad weather amid dense winter fog and shivering cold across Bangladesh. He was scheduled to depa... Read More


Cabinet approves president's speech, prioritises essentials' price control

Dhaka, Jan. 15 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's new cabinet in its first meeting has approved the president's speech for the 12th parliament's opening session. Hasina led the meeting at her office o... Read More


Hasina alleges 'conspiracy by some quarters' behind high inflation

Dhaka, Jan. 15 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has blamed 'a conspiracy by some quarters' for price rises, and said the government will take sufficient steps to control inflation. At the ruling Awami... Read More