Monday 27 January 2020 ,
Latest News
Wage social movement against drugs, President to students | West Bengal Assembly passes resolution against CAA | Dhaka City Polls: BNP’s Tabith unveils election manifesto | Community-based prevention measures important to curbing pneumonia spread: China health authorities | 2 of a family die after ‘mysterious fever’ in Munshiganj | Afghan passenger plane crashes in Taliban-held eastern area | China virus toll leaps to 80 despite massive lockdown |
Lead News

Govt considers temporary China travel ban

Govt considers temporary
China travel ban
In the wake of the outbreak of coronavirus there, the government is considering a temporary ban on travel to and from China as a precautionary measure, Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday. “The trade relations between Bangladesh and China are very deep and many people travel to China for business purposes. It might be the reason of a big loss if the deadly virus enters the country in any way,” he said while speaking at an emergency meeting at the ministry. The minister said an inter-ministerial meeting will be held on Tuesday (Jan 28) where the issue of imposing a temporary on the travel to and from China will be considered with importance. The emergency meeting discussed the outbreak of the coronavirus…

Two killed in  ‘gunfights’

Two killed in ‘gunfights’

 A suspected ‘sea robber’ was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Banigram village in Banshkhali upazila yesterday morning. The deceased was identified as Morshed Alam, 35. RAB said he was wanted in over two dozen cases including the killing…
Efforts needed to continue dev of climate vulnerable states

Efforts needed to continue dev of climate vulnerable states

President M Abdul Hamid yesterday urged international community and donor agencies to take a collective measure to continue the ongoing economic development trend and ensure the sustainable progress of the states vulnerable to the climate change affect.  “Bangladesh is one of climate change…
Stop fuel adulteration

Stop fuel adulteration

As per the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution, BSTI, the minimum octane number for fuel is 87 but certain tests have revealed that the number at many filling stations is below 80. Consequently, the sub-standard fuel is affecting the engines of the vehicles but more alarmingly, the emissions…
The perennial problem of vehicle parking

The perennial problem of vehicle parking

According to media reports illegal parking of vehicles occupy as much as 30 percent of Dhaka’s streets and naturally is seriously hampering normal traffic flow in addition to causing nuisance to pedestrians. With ever increasing population, popping up of new commercial areas and influx of rural…
High prices keep kids away

High prices keep kids away

The children’s amusement park at the Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) 2020 has not seen much footfall due to high prices of fairground rides.   The ride that cost Tk 25–40 for the last several years is Tk 40–60 this time. This year, the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) has allocated…
UN slams Libya arms embargo violations despite pledges

UN slams Libya arms embargo violations despite pledges

The United Nations mission to Libya has slammed ongoing violations of a UN Security Council arms embargo, despite commitments made a week ago at an international summit in Berlin. In a statement published overnight into Sunday, UNSMIL it said it “deeply regrets the continued blatant violations…
‘Ityadi’ this time in Tetulia

‘Ityadi’ this time in Tetulia

Every new episode of ‘Ityadi’, the country’s most popular magazine show, is realistically shot at a historic place in the country. Each episode of ‘Ityadi’, the country’s most popular magazine show, has always been shot at a historic place in the country. Keeping…
Bangladesh look to avoid 
a shameful whitewash

Bangladesh look to avoid a shameful whitewash

Bangladesh is eying to restore some pride by avoiding a humiliating whitewash as they take on Pakistan in the third and final T20 Internationals today at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The Tigers had already lost the three-match series following their five-wicket and nine-wicket defeat in the first…
Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hospital beckoning light of hope

Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hospital beckoning light of hope

Asha Akhtar Akhi, a resident of Kaliakair upazila of Gazipur, drank Harpic (a toilet bowl cleaner) a year ago, burning her esophagus. After rushing from one hospital to another, Akhi was finally admitted to Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Memorial KPJ Specialized Hospital in Gazipur. The physicians of the…
Renovate shabby rail bridges: PM

Renovate shabby rail bridges: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the Railways Ministry to properly repair shabby rail bridges across the country and take a project to this end. “The old rail bridges will have to be repaired properly… I think all the old and worn-out rail bridges will have to be repaired…
Online Edition
Poll
Today's Question »
State minister for power Nasrul Hamid yesterday said everyone to have access to electricity by June. Do you think the feat achievable by the timeframe?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 47.3%
No 48.7%
No Comment 4.1%
Most Viewed
Archive
SunMonTueWedThuFri Sat
01020304
05060708091011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
Video
E-Paper
Publications

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting