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Sheikh Hasina begins 5th term as prime minister as Bangladesh swears in new cabinet

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Sheikh Hasina has been sworn in as prime minister of Bangladesh for an unprecedented fifth term after her party won an absolute majority in Jan 7 general election. The oath-taking c... Read More


Bangladesh records 46 new dengue cases, no deaths in a day

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Hospitals in Bangladesh have recorded 46 new cases of dengue fever in a day, taking the tally of infections this year to 590 after the worst outbreak in the country's history in 2023... Read More


EC summons MP-elect Faridul Khan over publicly displaying vote

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- The Election Commission has summoned Jamalpur-2 MP-elect and Religious Affairs Minister Faridul Haque Khan over an alleged violation of the electoral code of conduct for displaying h... Read More


Ministerial comings and goings in Sheikh Hasina's cabinet

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- In what is being seen as a fresh start for her new government after a massive election victory, Sheikh Hasina has dropped 30 members of her outgoing cabinet from the new one. They i... Read More


BNP chief Khaleda Zia leaves Evercare Hospital after 5 months of treatment

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- After five consecutive months, BNP chief Khaleda Zia has left Dhaka's Evercare Hospital. She departed from the hospital in Bashundhara around 5 pm on Thursday, headed for her home i... Read More


'Unregistered' United Medical College under the spotlight following child's death

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- United Medical College Hospital has been put on notice by the healthcare regulator for providing medical services without registration following the death of a child under its care. ... Read More


Economy and governance are big challenges facing Hasina's new government: analysts

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Nearly a quarter of the MPs could not make it onto the list of the Awami League nominees in the Jan 7 general election, and now Sheikh Hasina has dropped ministers from key portfolio... Read More


Bangabhaban gears up for inauguration of Hasina's new cabinet

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Preparations have begun in earnest for the inauguration of the Awami League government's new cabinet led by Sheikh Hasina at the Bangabhaban. The members of the new cabinet have alr... Read More


Hasina arrives at Bangabhaban for inauguration of her new cabinet

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Sheikh Hasina and the other members of her new cabinet have arrived at the Bangabhaban for the oath-taking ceremony that will see her begin her record-extending fifth term in power. ... Read More


Leaders, activists break into BNP central office in Naya Paltan

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- The BNP supporters have broken into the party headquarters two months and thirteen days after the police-enforced closure. They gained access to the locked office at 10:42am on Thur... Read More