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Premier invited to SAARC Summit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been formally invited to the 18th summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to be held in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu on November 26-27. On behalf of Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, visiting Nepalese Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey extended the invitation to the Bangladesh premier […]

Digital greetings boost cell phone business

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina first used the IVR to congratulate the countrymen and send greetings on the occasion of Victory Day last year It is not new that Eid or Puja greetings are conveyed to near and dear ones by sending mobile phone SMS. But these days wishes are not limited to sending only text […]

‘Latif Siddique to be expelled from AL’

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Abdul Latif Siddique will be expelled from all post of Awami League for making controversial comments on Hajj, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. The prime minister made the disclosure while talking to the party members at the VIP lounge of Osmani International Airport in Sylhet on Thursday morning. Awami League […]

Call rate glided up: What a Gap!

The fate of around Tk500 crore, which IGW operators reportedly owe to the government in accordance to the previous call termination rate, has become uncertain because of confusion over the recently announced rate and revenue sharing structure. The fate of around Tk500 crore, which IGW operators reportedly owe to the government in accordance to the […]

Quiet celebration of PM’s 68th birthday

Without any public “cake cutting” or fan-fare, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will quietly celebrate her 68th birthday at a private setting in London with close family members on Monday, officials at the PM’s office confirmed yesterday. Hasina was born on September 28, 1947, at her Tungipara ancestral home in Gopalganj district. She will fly from […]

8 some-more in isolation varsities approved

The supervision has authorized 8 some-more in isolation universities opposite a country, together with dual in Dhaka. On Tuesday afternoon, Education Ministry postulated accede to work a universities. The capitulation takes a series of in isolation universities to 64. Education cabinet member Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury reliable it to banglanews upon Tuesday night. He said, […]

Yunus reluctant to be WB chief

Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus has pronounced he is not meddlesome in receiving a helm of a World Bank, as he wants to work during his reason up to amicable business. In a have a difference released yesterday, he, however, thanked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for proposing his name for a WB presidency. He described […]

Ekushey Boi Mela pleasure overwhelms first-timers

Towfiqur Rahman, a tyro of Hamdard Public College, had never visited a Amar Ekushey Boi Mela before. In his first-ever revisit yesterday, he could frequency reason behind his excitement. “I’ve regularly listened about a fair. It was a mental condition to come here. we feel gay today”, pronounced Towfiq. He was a single of about […]

Ekushey Boi Mela open

It’s which time of a year again. The aroma of creatively printed books in a air. When Bangla Academy, or flattering many Dhaka University campus, takes upon a gratifying paint as good as becomes a good read as good as informative heart in Dhaka. The eventuality which epitomises jubilee of Bangladeshi literature, litterateurs as good […]

Illiteracy giveaway Bangladesh by 2 yrs, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Monday pronounced Bangladesh will be inability to read as great as write giveaway nation by subsequent dual years. She came up with the goal in an coronation programme of Primary Education Week-2012 during Osmani Memorial Auditorium in the city. “The aim could be achieved by 2006 if Awami League would come […]

Christmas celebrated

Members of a Christian encampment in Bangladesh yesterday renowned Yuletide with most enthusiasm, frolic as great as eremite fervour. Christmas, a greatest eremite legal legal holiday of a Christians, is additionally a jubilee of rebirth, latest beginning, redemption as great as peace. For a believers, it is an arise to replenish attribute in in between […]

Last respect paid to Razzak

Tens of thousands of people flocked to a Central Shaheed Minar yesterday to bid farewell to Abdur Razzak, a single of a organisers of a Liberation War, hours after his physique was flown behind home from London. The maestro Awami League personality breathed his final in a London sanatorium upon Friday. Leaders of Awami League […]

PM to open Batexpo today

The 22nd Bangladesh Apparel as well as Textile Exposition (Batexpo-2011), a country’s largest attire show, starts currently in Dhaka, with a tall goal to pull incomparable series of unfamiliar buyers notwithstanding a tellurian mercantile crisis. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to establish a eventuality during Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in a morning. Finance Minister […]

Intel VP John E Davies to revisit Bangladesh

  Intel World Ahead Programme Chief John E Davies will revisit Dhaka imprinting a fifth Asian ICT-based general muster ‘E-Asia’ during a Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in a city upon Dec 1. The ICT consultant will encounter with Bangladeshi youths upon Dec 3, a third day of a fair. Educationist Professor Jafar Iqbal will deliver […]

Hasina calls for global & regional partnership

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the world community to develop global and regional partnership in health technology to ensure greater access to medicine at affordable prices. “Making health services accessible and affordable is a global challenge… our needs and challenges require matching mobilization of resources beyond public sources,” she said in a keynote address […]