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Want to work for people till death

Want to work for people till death
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said she is not ready to die before death as she will have to work for the country and its people to fulfill Bangabandhu's dream for building a hunger- and poverty-free Sonar Bangla, reports UNB. "The death will come at its own way and time, but I'm not ready to embrace it before it comes," she said. The Prime Minister said this while speaking at a mass reception accorded to her by Awami League at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan for some remarkable developments and achievements in different fields of the country under her leadership. The reception was arranged for attaining Bangladesh's eligibility to graduate from a least developed country (LDC) to a developing nation, successful launching…

British PM’s trade envoy Rushanara in city

British PM’s trade envoy Rushanara in city

British Prime Minister's trade envoy to Bangladesh Rushanara Ali, MP arrived yesterday evening on a five-day visit to discuss how trade and investment ties between the two countries can be strengthened further, reports UNB. Confirming her arrival in the city, an official told that she will start…
BNP for governor’s resignation

BNP for governor’s resignation

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed demanded the resignation of Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir for the sake of a fair investigation into the reported gold scam in the central bank’s vault, reports UNB. “The government must shoulder the responsibility for the gold heist. The central…
Strengthening 
highway police

Strengthening highway police

Bangladesh’s highway police could have performed better if their number is sufficiently increased and they are equipped with necessary equipment and logistics. We share this view of the experts in the field who have rightly observed that even 13 years after its formation, this unit of the law…
The Pappu hug

The Pappu hug

For what was a foregone conclusion turned into a decisive victory after a respectable number stacked in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government a little before midnight on Friday. A surprising number of 325 votes were cast in his favour rejecting the no confidence motion moved by the…
Aiding pilgrims with digital tools

Aiding pilgrims with digital tools

Bazlur Rahman Khan knows the peril of Hajj too well. The entire process—starting from registration to obtaining a visa to getting on a bus in Mina—is no cake walk and Rahman, a five times performer of Hajj, is well aware of it. But this time around, Rahman is a bit relaxed than before. “Smartphone…
State-actors likely behind S’pore cyberattack: Experts

State-actors likely behind S’pore cyberattack: Experts

SINGAPORE: State-actors were likely behind Singapore’s biggest ever cyberattack to date, security experts say, citing the scale and sophistication of the hack, reports AFP. The city-state announced Friday that hackers had broken into a government database and stolen the health records of 1.5 million…
Khokon’s two-week painting 
show begins at AFD

Khokon’s two-week painting show begins at AFD

Two-week solo painting exhibition of artist Halimul Islam Khokon titled ‘Images of Inner Vision’ is underway at La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in Dhanmondi of the capital. Artist and critic Mustofa Zaman inaugurated the exhibition on the gallery premises on Friday.…
Senior players’ reluctance to play Tests shocks cricket fraternity

Senior players’ reluctance to play Tests shocks cricket fraternity

The senior players’ reluctance to play the longer version format, as quoted by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan Papon, sent a shockwave to the cricket fraternity in an anticipation that the future of the format is too bleak to revive. None of the senior players, including…
Passengers in trouble at Charmandol launch ghat

Passengers in trouble at Charmandol launch ghat

Passengers have to wade through knee-deep water during the tide at the Charmandol launch ghat in Rangabali upazila of the district. More than 500 passengers daily use this ghat. There is a pontoon about 40 yards away from the launch ghat. But ferries cannot be anchored at the pontoon as there is very…
Tourism threatens endangered turtles on St Martin’s Island

Tourism threatens endangered turtles on St Martin’s Island

Growing tourism and unplanned development have threatened the biodiversity of St. Martin’s Island, the nestling ground of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles and the country’s only coral belt in the Bay of Bengal. Researchers have complained that dumping of garbage, including polythene bags,…
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