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PM hosts iftar for war-wounded FFs, orphans

PM hosts iftar for war-wounded FFs, orphans

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hosted an iftar for war-wounded freedom fighters (FFs), orphans, physically-challenged children and alem-ulema…

Habibun Nahar gets AL ticket

Ruling Awami League yesterday picked Habibun Nahar as its candidate for contesting the Bagerhat-3 by-polls slated for June 26 next, reports UNB. The decision was taken at an Awami League Parliamentary Board (ALPB) meeting held with its President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair at her official…

China calls on all mosques to raise national flag

All Chinese mosques should raise the national flag to "promote a spirit of patriotism" among Muslims, the country's top Islamic regulatory body has declared, as the Communist Party seeks to tighten its grip on religion, reports AFP from Beijing. Flags should be hung in a "prominent…

Gas crisis hits capital in Ramadan

Dhaka dwellers are passing hard times preparing meals for both Seheri and Iftar as gas crisis hits many areas in the capital since the beginning of Ramadan. Residents in most of the areas in the capital have complained of severe gas crisis. They said there is no gas supply from 8:00am until midnight…

Sales of advanced train tickets to begin June 2

Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets on June 2 on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, reports UNB. Bangladesh Railway Director General Md Amzad Hossain yesterday told UNB that they have primarily decided to start the ticket sales on June 2. "The minister will announce the final…

BNP slams PM for praising Khulna polls

BNP yesterday said it will be suicidal for the opposition to join any national election under Sheikh Hasina as the Prime Minister has exposed herself by praising a 'flawed' election to Khulna City Corporation, reports UNB. Speaking at a press conference at the party's Nayapaltan central…

Hasina, Modi, Mamata to meet at Shantiniketan Friday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will get together at Shantiniketan in West Bengal on Friday, reports UNB. They will meet at Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan at the inaugural ceremony of Bangladesh Bhaban. There is…

Rohingyas to highlight importance of biological diversity today

Rohingyas, volunteering as Elephant Response Team (ERT) members in the giant Kutupalong refugee site, will be taking part in events in the settlement in Cox's Bazar district, today to highlight International Day for Biological Diversity, reports UNB. The ERTs were formed and trained under a joint…

Heavy rain in Tangail and Maijdi

Most Dhaka residents, in a slumber after taking Sahri for fasting, had to wake up to shut their windows hearing the distant rolling of thunder. There was a brief spell of rain with lightning. In Tangail, 89.8km away, 107mm of rainfall overnight left the town almost flooded till 6am yesterday, Met Office…

First arrest drug dealers within AL, says Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday asked the Awami League (AL) to first arrest drug dealers from its own home and then take action against them. “Now, a new drive has been launched in the country. It is good carrying out raids against drugs. But first arrest the drug dealers…

Kuwait Red Crescent society donates $1m for Rohingyas

The Kuwait Red Crescent Society has donated $ 1 million for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to use the fund to provide food assistance to Rohingyas and host communities in Bangladesh. With this contribution, the WFP will be able to carry out food distributions for some 14,000 people for…

Thai Princess Srindhorn due May 28

Princess Maha Chakri Srindhorn, the second daughter of late King Bhumibol of Thailand who is renowned for humanitarian work, will arrive here on May 28 on a three-day visit to see some development projects and inaugurate some new projects, reports UNB. State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam…
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