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Depression in Bay intensifies into deep depression

Dhaka, May 25 -- The depression over east-central Bay and adjoining west-central Bay has moved slightly north-northeastwards and intensified into a deep depression, It was centered at 6 am on Saturda... Read More


LDC graduation and export prospects of Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 25 -- The strategic emphasis on export diversification has been a long-standing policy objective in Bangladesh, as evidenced in its various medium-term national planning documents and long-... Read More


Cyclone Remal: Danger signal 7 for Payra, Mongla ports

Dhaka, May 25 -- Payra and Mongla sea ports have been advised to hoist danger signal no 7 as a deep depression has intensified into Cyclone Remal. Chittagong and Cox's Bazar sea ports have also been ... Read More


Muhammed Aziz Khan announced as next Chair of UNICEF International Council

Dhaka, May 25 -- UNICEF has welcomed Muhammed Aziz Khan as the incoming Chair of the UNICEF International Council, succeeding the inaugural Chair, Maria Ahlstrom-Bondestam. He will assume the Chair i... Read More


Only 110 MW solar power added to net metering in seven years: Study

Dhaka, May 25 -- Solar Net Metering System has been set up in 55 per cent of commercial buildings, 28 per cent of residential structures, and 16 per cent of industrial facilities, according to a recen... Read More


Sheikh Hasina University of Science and Technology gets approval to conduct educational programmes

Dhaka, May 25 -- Premier Group and Premier Bank Foundation, founded by Freedom Fighter Dr H B M Iqbal, recently received approval to conduct educational programmes at Sheikh Hasina University of Scien... Read More


Cyclonic storm Remal likely to hit Bangladesh by Sunday evening

Dhaka, May 25 -- Cyclonic storm 'Remal' is likely to hit southern districts of Bangladesh by Sunday evening, a meteorologist of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said. "Under the influence o... Read More


Metro rail services resume

Dhaka, May 25 -- Metro rail operations have resumed after being suspended for more than an hour on Saturday evening due to a technical glitch. Thousands of commuters faced long waits at metro station... Read More


Gold price cut by Tk 1,283 per bhori

Dhaka, May 25 -- Bangladesh Jewellers' Association (BAJUS) has slashed the price of 22-carat gold by Tk 1,283 per bhori (11.664 grammes). The new rate for the precious metal will come into effect on ... Read More


ISPR protests Deutsche Welle documentary on UN Peacekeepers

Dhaka, May 25 -- The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has protested the recent Deutsche Welle (DW) documentary titled "Torturers deployed as UN peacekeepers", terming it "false and fallacious". ... Read More