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No chance of 1/11 recurrence: PM

No chance of 1/11 recurrence: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday ruled out the possibility of recurrence of 1/11 in the country, saying that the government is taking stern action against corruption earlier so that repeat of incident like 1/11 could not take place. “I can say it (clearly) that 1/11 won’t happen again. If any irregularity takes place, I’ll take action, we’ll take action and whoever might be, even they belong to my party … if I want to try the corrupts, it’ll have to start from own house,” she said. The prime minister was addressing a press conference at Bangladesh Mission in New York Sunday afternoon on the occasion of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul…

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Padma swells further as all Farakka gates open
Padma swells further as all Farakka gates open
The water level of the Padma River has risen sharply due to the continuous rainfall across the Ganges…

‘Strengthen mass media for strong democracy’

‘Strengthen mass media for strong democracy’

Speaker of the national parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury yesterday opined that strengthening the mass media will help to strengthening democracy as it plays a vital role in creating public opinion. She was addressing as the chief guest at an event organised by parliamentnewsbd.com, an online news…
12,764 women get affected by breast cancer every year

12,764 women get affected by breast cancer every year

Some 12,764 women across the country are affected by breast cancer every year, which account for about 19 per cent of total female cancer patients here. This was shared at a city press conference yesterday quoting the Globocan-IARC, an interactive web-based platform that deals with cancer statistics…
School meals 
work wonders

School meals work wonders

Primary school dropout has been a scourge in rural Bangladesh for a long time and many students simply lost interest towards education because faced with economic hardship, their families forced them to take up work. However, with the introduction of school meals, the situation has changed remarkably.…
Role of education in women empowerment

Role of education in women empowerment

“The surest way to keep a people down is to educate the men and neglect the women. If you educate a man you simply educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family.” — Dr. J. E. Kwegyir Aggrey, a visionary Ghanian educator (1875–1927) Knowledge and education…
Nasrul Hamid bats for blockchian technology

Nasrul Hamid bats for blockchian technology

The power and energy sector of the country can thrive faster and in efficient manner with the adaptation of newest technologies like blockchain, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said yesterday. “New technologies like blockchain have shown how to run an integrated…
China readies for anniversary, Hong Kong for protest

China readies for anniversary, Hong Kong for protest

Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed yesterday to uphold Hong Kong’s special status on the eve of a huge military parade in Beijing that risks being upstaged by more protests in the semi-autonomous city. Some 15,000 soldiers will march across Tiananmen Square and the latest military technology will…
12th show of ‘E Juger Aladdin’ at Mahila Samiti today

12th show of ‘E Juger Aladdin’ at Mahila Samiti today

Today is the birthday of actor-playwright-director-producer and founder of Muktaloy Natyangan, Aminul Haque Ameen. As part of the birthday celebration of this theatre personality, Muktaloy is going to stage the 12th show of its comedy play ‘E Juger Aladdin’ at the Dr Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium…
NCL now gets underway Oct 10

NCL now gets underway Oct 10

Keeping the minimum fitness level of  11 scores in beep test as benchmark, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)Tournament Committee has decided to start the upcoming edition of  the National Cricket League (NCL) from October 10. Earlier NCL was scheduled to start from the first week of this month.…
‘333’ emerges as tool of checking child marriage

‘333’ emerges as tool of checking child marriage

The helpline no ‘333’ has emerged as a lifesaver tool for adolescent girls in the district as nearly 300 girls had been able to avoid child marriage in the last one year by calling the number introduced to provide information of receiving public services. Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs…
Radars to be installed along coasts for surveillance

Radars to be installed along coasts for surveillance

Several high-power radars will be installed along the country’s coastal areas and sea boundaries to ensure proper surveillance on maritime routes, government sources said.  The radars would be operated under the Coastal Monitoring System (CMS) of the Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) as per the…
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