The Bangladeshi parliament has passed a landmark bill that will enable the return of property seized from the country’s Hindu minority. The land was taken under a controversial law enacted in the 1960s. It was implemented by the East Pakistan administration before Bangladesh became independent... Read More..
Canada is exploring ways to increase and diversify investment and business cooperation with Bangladesh, which currently enjoys duty-free access to Canada for its exports, mainly textiles. “In an international survey by Japan Bank for International Cooperation in the year Bangladesh was placed fifteenth in the... Read More..
Staff of Dhaka City Corporation clashed with police in front of the Nagar Bhaban in the city yesterday when police attempted to foil their protest against splitting the DCC into two parts. Wounded in the clash, four policemen and a DCC employee took treatment... Read More..
The government has full knowledge of Aman and Boro production, existing price of rice and paddy, and is in tune with the interest of the farmers, agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury said on Saturday. Addressing a policy dialogue on ‘Rice and Paddy Price Instability’ at CIRDAP... Read More..
Water Resources Minister Ramesh Chandra Sen said on Saturday Bangladesh will go to international courts, if necessary, to settle the Tipaimukh Dam issue for the country’s existence. As a friendly country, Bangladesh trusts India, the minister said. “But if India ignores Bangladesh, we... Read More..
Rasheed Karim, a renowned novelist, died of a heart attack at the city’s Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital in early Saturday. He was 86. He left behind his wife, one daughter, and a large number of relatives, friends and well-wishers to mourn his death. His... Read More..
Sadeq Hossain Khoka, the mayor of Dhaka for far longer than his five-year term, has called for election to an undivided city corporation. “I will not run in the next DCC polls and will resign as soon as the poll schedule is announced,” Khoka said... Read More..
State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Dr. Shireen Sharmin (3rd from R) speaks during the opening ceremony of the KFC Women’s Super League at the Birshreshtha Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur. Jessore got off to a winning start in the KFC Women’s Super... Read More..
Prof Abu Nasser Muhammad Abduz Zaher, chairman of Islami Bank Bangladesh, hands over scholarship to a destitute meritorious student out of the 153 selected under the programme at Islami Bank Tower in the city on Wednesday. Read More..
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is leading the party’s third road march towards Khulna from the capital on Saturday, aiming to drum up public support for reinstating the caretaker government system. Khaleda, leader of the opposition in the House, set off from her Gulshan residence... Read More..
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AMMANFORD Neighbourhood Policing Team staged a successful multi-cultural event on Sunday at the Aman Centre. The event brought together more than 150 people from diverse backgrounds and ethnic origins to improve community engagement and cohesion. Those present included representatives from volunteer groups, youth groups, food... Read More..