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Japan will give technological training to Bangladeshi youths

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said there are many areas where Bangladesh and Japan can work together for the mutual benefits of the two peoples. She said this at a meeting with Yanagisawa Kyoei, president of International Manpower Japan (IM Japan) at her Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban office in Dhaka on Wednesday. Briefing reporters after the meeting,…

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Democracy gives rights, IT empowers: Inu

“Democracy gives rights to people, information technology empowers them,” Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, told a gathering in Dhaka on Wednesday. “It makes life easy, fast and transparent but like everything else in this world, it, too, is not an unmixed blessing”, the minister cautioned. “As militancy and fundamentalism try to exploit the free…

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Cox’s Bazar Development Authority Act okayed in cabinet

Govt to set up 156 fire stations in upazilas Bangladesh cabinet on Monday finally approved the draft of ‘The Cox’s Bazar Development Authority Act-2015’ with a view to ensure development of the tourist city under a master plan, land zoning and regulate the ongoing hazardous construction activities. The approval was given in the weekly meeting…

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MoU with China soon for modernizing jute mills

State Minister for Textile and Jute Mirza Azam said the government will sign memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China soon for Balancing, Modernization, Rehabilitation and Expansion (BMRE) work of all the jute mills under the Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC). As per the MoU, the Chinese government will provide credit at 1.5 percent interest to…

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Army would move country forward through patriotism: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina termed Bangladesh Army as a partner of Bangladesh’s tremendous development on Sunday and expressed her firm optimism that the members of the army would move the country forward through patriotism and dutifulness. “Every member of Bangladesh Army is a partner of Bangladesh’s impressive march towards development. I hope that you would…

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PGR asked to be conscious, tactful in discharging duties

Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid on Sunday highlighted the duties and responsibilities of President Guard Regiment (PGR) and asked them to remain conscious so that important persons of the state do not get alienated from the commoners while discharging their duties. “Most of the persons for whom you provide security are political personalities and connected closely…

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DUJA cancels membership of Dainik Sangram

Dhaka University Journalists Association (DUJA), an organisation of students working as DU reporters, cancelled the membership of pro-Jamaat Bengali daily Dainik Sangram on July 4, 2015 for its anti-liberation role in 1971. The decision was taken at a general meeting on Friday night at the DUJA office at Teacher-Student Centre on the university campus on…

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Al-Quds: A short review of Baitul Mukasddas

Baitul Mukaddas is the first Qibla of Islam and the third holy place after Macca Muyajjama and Madinatul Munawara. Hazrat Muhammad (SM) refers the journey to Masjidul Haram, Masjidul Nababi and Baitul Mukaddas as the special holy conduct that he did not say about other mosque. After Hijrat Baitul Mukasddas became the first Qibla. This…

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Sheikh Hasina hosts iftar for judges, govt officials

She is confident of sports’ bright future Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hosted an iftar party for judges, diplomats, government officials and employees of the Prime Minister’s Office at her official Ganobhaban residence in Dhaka Saturday evening. She went round different tables set for the guests, exchanged pleasantries with them and enquired about their well-being.…

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Judiciary is yet to get its freedom: Khaleda Zia

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia alleged the government for keeping the judiciary under its influence. The former prime minister was speaking at an Iftar party organised by pro-BNP lawyers’ forum at the Supreme Court auditorium in Dhaka on Saturday. She said that the judiciary had been separated from the executive, but it’s yet to get its…