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New govt rolls into action

New govt rolls into action
Members of the newly formed Cabinet started their first day in office by paying tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Bangabandhu Bhaban at Dhanmondi yesterday morning. The Cabinet members, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also paid homage to martyrs of the Liberation War at the altar of the National Memorial at Savar. After that, they went to their respective ministries and ddivisions to take over charge. Officials of different ministries, divisions and departments received the ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers with bouquets. Most of the new faces in the Cabinet entered their offices with their family members. They expressed their pledge to perform well and future plans regarding ministerial work Talking to reporters…

PM to pay homage to Bangabandhu at
Tungipara today

PM to pay homage to Bangabandhu at Tungipara today

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will arrive at Tungipara today to pay homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as she has become the head of government for the record fourth time. After reaching Tungipara by a helicopter, the Prime Minister will pay tributes to Bangabandhu by placing…
Foreign students continue to shy away from RU

Foreign students continue to shy away from RU

Foreign students have been shying away from Rajshahi University (RU) due to admission complexities and security concerns. Sources say the teaching medium, which is Bengali, the year-based academic system and a complicated admission procedures are the main reasons to keep foreign students away from RU.…
Food adulteration

Food adulteration

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has penalised 18 shops Tk 56,500 in Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions in December last year for selling and manufacturing adulterated food items. Eight mobile courts of the BSTI Rajshahi regional office in association with local administration conducted…
Polls in India : Ten good news

Polls in India : Ten good news

As the curtains fall upon the intense drama during the five state polls in India, often touted as the semi-finals of the 2019 General Elections, I see a spate of good news ahead for the nation as a democratic polity. Competition: First, three Hindi heartland states have voted out the ruling BJP and…
BTRC wants more time to take decision

BTRC wants more time to take decision

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) wants to take more time to decide on the agent banking service of mobile phone operators and directed its systems and services department to make further assessments regarding it. Following an MoU with Bank Asia, an operator has applied to…
Natural disasters wreak $160 bn damage in 2018

Natural disasters wreak $160 bn damage in 2018

Natural disasters including wildfires, hurricanes and tsunamis inflicted $160 billion of damage and claimed 10,400 lives in 2018, German reinsurer Munich Re said yesterday. The financial toll was far below the $350 billion recorded the previous year in a record hurricane season, the firm said in its…
Nagorik and Jagoroni to stage their plays at Shilpakala today

Nagorik and Jagoroni to stage their plays at Shilpakala today

Popular theatre troupe Nagorik Natyangan and Savar-based theatre troupe Jagoroni Theatre will stage their respective plays today at two different venues of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. DhakaLive has news that Nagorik will stage its production ‘Gahar Badshah…
Mashrafe proves ‘old is gold’

Mashrafe proves ‘old is gold’

Skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza produced his career-best T20 figure as Rangpur Riders prevailed in low-scoring game to register their first victory as they thrashed Comilla Victorians by nine-wicket yesterday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Mashrafe recorded an envious bowling figure- 4-1-11-4—against…
Atiya Mosque in need of renovation

Atiya Mosque in need of renovation

The Atiya Mosque, one of the most beautiful archaeological sites in Tangail district, is known to the people as its features have been inscribed on currency notes in the denomination of Tk 10. The mosque is located about eight kilometer away from the Tangail district headquarters. At present, it is…
AL needs to work together with 14-party, say partners

AL needs to work together with 14-party, say partners

Leaders of the Awami League (AL)-led 14-party alliance have observed that the ruling party should go forward together with its alliance partners and remain united, as the fight against militancy and communalism has not yet ended. They said it is an "ideological" alliance. It should work unitedly…
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