BUDGET SPEECH 2019-20
Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, the Kofi Annan Foundation said on Saturday.
The selling of sacrificial animals started informally in the capital’s 21 temporary cattle markets as also in the permanent market of Gabtoli .
Bangladesh Mohila Awami League on Wednesday arranged a milad and doa mahfil in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 in the capital after Asr prayers marking the 43rd martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nati
The programmes will begin with hoisting of the national flag at half-mast and raising of black flags atop public and private buildings, including Bangabandhu Bhaban as a mark of respect to the martyrs of August 15, 1975 carna
The government is set to launch open-market sale (OMS) of key essential items today (Monday) to keep its prices within the buying capacity of the common people during Eid-ul-Azha.
"This is completely unforgivable because the driver was driving the bus defying all the [traffic] rules, resulting in the loss of two lives…many students were also injured," she said.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lay the foundation stone of an underpass adjacent to Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College on the Airport Road in the capital on Sunday.
The death toll from Sunday's devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen to 347, according to the state-run Antara news agency.
The advance ticket of August 18, 19, 20 and 21 will be available on August 9, 10, 11 and 12 respectively.
The sale of advance bus tickets on long routes for the upcoming holy Eid-Ul-Azha started from today (Tuesday).
Hundreds of people have been wounded by Sunday's quake, disaster management officials have said.
The masterminds of the assassination belonged to those who reluctantly or incidentally joined the war without having any belief in the spirit of independence, said the ruling Awami League president.
Today is the first day of August, the month of national mourning. In this month in 1975, Bangladesh lost its greatest son — Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The Awami League mayoral candidates were unofficially declared elected in Rajshahi and Barishal city polls on Monday while the announcement of the results was postponed in Sylhet.
National election on the horizon, these three are crucial contests for all parties.
Tamim made 103 from 124 balls and Mahmudullah a lusty 67 off 49 balls as Bangladesh finished on an imposing 301-6.
World Hepatitis Day 2018 is being observed today (Saturday) in Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world for raising awareness against the deadly virus.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered forming a fresh committee to further investigate the disappearance of some 1.45 lakh tonnes of coal from Barapukuria coalmine and identify those responsible for it.
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has said that the ongoing rain likely to continue for the next four to five days.