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Dhaka Monday,  Jun 18, 2018

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Cooperation in the energy sector and improvement in road and port infrastructure are the key areas where India and Bangladesh are looking to engage in a bilateral discussion within the next three months. Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said his government already had a high-level discussion with India on these areas of bilateral cooperation and is expected to hold further discussions in the coming months. He told this in... »
Four-year-old Jihad, who was rescued 23 hours after he had fallen into an abandoned deep tube-well pipe in Dhaka, has been declared dead by doctors. He was rushed to the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital after being lifted by locals in an apparently unconscious state on Saturday afternoon. Jihad fell into a few hundred feet long pipe next to a playground at the Shahjahanpur Railway Colony on Friday afternoon. Fire... »
Supreme Court Justice Muhammad Imman Ali, a living legend of Bangladesh, has been given one of Europe’s most prestigious awards for his invaluable contribution towards the protection of children in Bangladesh. The International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO), presented the Juvenile Justice Without Borders International Award in Brussels, Belgium, to him in the presence of his family members as well as diplomatic and other officials representing over 50 countries.  IJJO supports... »
Today is Victory Day. The country is observing the day with due solemnity and remember those who laid down their lives to liberate the country. President Md Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Leader of the Opposition Begum Rowshan Ershad in separate messages congratulated the nation on the occasion. Elaborate programmes have been chalked out to mark the day. The programmes of the day heralded with 31-gun salute and... »
Chevron Bangladesh held a formal ceremony to mark the end of Rotaplast International’s mission to Sylhet, where 78 patients living near Chevron’s Jalalabad gas-plant – mostly children – received life-changing reconstructive surgeries to correct cleft-lip, cleft-palate and other facial deformities. The ten-day mission was sponsored by Chevron, and was conducted in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Jalalabad and Sylhet Women’s Medical College & Hospital. Thanking Rotaplast, the Sylhet Deputy... »
DHAKA, Nov 26, 2014 (BSS)- Double delights for the Tigers as after the Test motivated Bangladesh also clinched the ODI series with two matches in hand beating visiting Zimbabwe by 124 runs in the third ODI of the Bashundhara Cement five-match ODI series held on Wednesday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur. Chasing a massive winning target of 297 runs set by Bangladesh, Zimbabwe found the chase stiff... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought active supports from the Saarc leaders for advance implementation of the regional connectivity by putting aside their differences in a bid to increase intra-regional trade. “Physical connectivity is important in ensuring overall peace, progress and stability across South Asia,” the prime minister said at the inaugural ceremony of the 18th Saarc Summit at City Hall in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. She said, “Bangladesh approaches... »
Canadian investigators have quizzed former prime minister’s energy adviser Mahmudur Rahman over his allegedly taking bribes from Canadian oil and gas company Niko Resources. Rahman is acting Editor of Amar Desh newspaper and now in jail. He was questioned at Dhaka’s Chief Metropolitan Magistrates Court on Sunday. Court prison OC Murad Hossain told bdnews24.com that six members of Canadian investigation agency quizzed him in presence of Metropolitan Magistrate Rezaul Islam... »
Shakib Al Hasan became only the third player in history to score a century and take 10 wickets in a match as Bangladesh whipped Zimbabwe by 162 runs in the second Test on Friday to win the series. The left-arm spinner claimed five for 44 in Zimbabwe’s second innings as the tourists, set a victory target of 314, were bowled out for 151 after tea on the fifth and final... »
In the first ever visit of its kind, the Heads of Diplomatic Missions of Bhutan, India and Nepal resident in Dhaka and accredited to Bangladesh will travel together from Dhaka to India, Bhutan and Nepal along the land route with the objective of highlighting the importance of sub-regional cooperation in such crucial areas as trade, transit, border infrastructure and connectivity. H.E. Ms Pema Choden, Ambassador of Bhutan, H.E. Mr Pankaj... »