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বুধবার, 08 জানুয়ারী 2020 07:58

PM promises to carry on anti-graft campaign

NF DESK Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today promised to keep up the ongoing anti-graft campaign seeking intensified Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) drives to expose to justice illegal wealth amassers in a nationwide address coinciding with the first anniversary of her government’s third consecutive term in power.BSS. “The ongoing drive against the corrupt elements will continue … I wouldlike to warn everybody again that the corrupt elements whoever they might be and whatever powerful they are, will not be spared,” she said in her address. The premier added: “I call upon the Anti-Corruption Commission to bring to the book those, whoever they…
শনিবার, 04 জানুয়ারী 2020 09:19

Well-organised party helps government work successfully: PM

NEWS FLASH DESK Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina friday called upon her party leaders and activists to make the party well-organised to help the government work successfully. BSS. “A government can work smoothly and successfully at the time when its party remains well-organised and it is regarded as the huge power for the government,” she said. The premier simultaneously asked the AL leaders and activists particularly the new central leadership elected after its 21st national council on December 21 last to work with sincerity for developing the party more well- organised accordingly. She was speaking at…
শুক্রবার, 27 ডিসেম্বর 2019 22:22

PM opens HSIA’s 3rd terminal construction tomorrow

NEWS FLASH REPORTER All is set to witness a landmark episode in the country’s aviation history tomorrow as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the construction work of Taka 21,300 crore ‘Third Terminal’ of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the capital. “We have taken all out preparations to hold the groundbreaking ceremony …. Honorable Prime Minister is scheduled to lay the foundation stone of the work at 10.30 am tomorrow,” State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali told newsmen at a press briefing at HSIA today. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is also scheduled to inaugurate Biman’s…
শুক্রবার, 27 ডিসেম্বর 2019 22:14

Bone-chilling cold wave continues in northern region

NEWS FLASH DESK The bone-chilling sweeping cold wave coupled with dense fog today forced the people to stay indoors and affected vehicular movement and husbandry activities in the northern region. BSS. Though distribution of warm clothes has been intensified, unbearable cold bite exposed to elderly people and minor children to extreme miseries prompting local authorities to seek extra allocation of warm clothes. The Met Office sources said minimum temperatures marked little rise by two to three degrees Celsius while maximum temperatures marked sharp falls by two to four degrees Celsius during the past 24 hours ending 9 am today. As…
NEWS FLASH DESK As part of U.S. Embassy Dhaka’s bilateral engagement with Bangladesh, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bangladesh Mission Director (MD) Derrick S. Brown visited key USAID development programs in Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) this week. During his visit, he met with residents, local government officials and community leaders to underscore the U.S. government’s commitment, through USAID, to work with the Government of Bangladesh and other development partners to improve economic opportunities and promote conservation of the unique natural resources in the Chattogram Hill Tracts. U.S. Embassy press release said yesterday. MD Brown reviewed USAID's work with…
শনিবার, 23 নভেম্বর 2019 19:20

Parash chairman, Nikhil gen sec of Jubo League

NEWS FLASH CORRESPONDENT Sheikh Fazle Shams Parash and Mainul Hossain Khan Nikhil have been made chairman and general secretary of Bangladesh Awami Jubo League, the youth wing of ruling Awami League, for the next three years. Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today announced the names at the second session of the Jubo League congress. Parash is the eldest son of Jubo League founder Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni, while Mainul Hossain Khan Nikhil was the chairman of the outgoing committee of Dhaka North Jubo League. Awami League Chairman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated…
শনিবার, 23 নভেম্বর 2019 19:16

None would be spared if found involved in graft, terrorism: PM

NEWS FLASH DESK Calling upon the youths, particularly the Jubo League leaders and activists, to follow the ideals of Bangabandhu, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated that the ongoing drives against terrorism, corruption and drugs would be continued. “We have been working hard round-the-clock for the welfare of the people… if anyone is found involved with terrorism, militancy, drugs and corruption, he or she wouldn’t be spared. I will show no sympathy for them,” she said while opening the 7th national congress of Bangladesh Awami Jubo League at the historic Suhrawardi Udyan here. BSS. Sheikh Hasina called upon the youths…
শনিবার, 23 নভেম্বর 2019 11:38

Bangladesh PM opens ‘pink ball’ cricket test with India

NEWS FLASH DESK Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rang the ceremonial bell for the opening of the second Test cricket match of the two-match Test series between Bangladesh and India this afternoon.BSS. They rang the bell at 12:55pm (local time) to inaugurate the land mark Test match that will be played with ‘pink ball’ from November 22 to 26 at the Eden Gardens stadium here. The Prime Minister earlier arrived at the Eden Gardens at 12:25pm. Sheikh Hasina is watching the first session of the final match of a two-match Test series…
বৃহস্পতিবার, 21 নভেম্বর 2019 17:42

Don’t pay heed to propaganda: PM

News Flash Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon all not to pay heed to propaganda, saying that ill efforts are being made to mislead the people through it (propaganda). BSS. “We see sometimes that confusion is created by spreading propaganda. So I would like to tell everybody not to pay heed to this propaganda,” she said. The premier said various kinds of propaganda regarding onion, salt, etc are publicised to confuse the people. “I know that it will happen and it’s normal. But we will have to move by facing it and we are moving in this way,”…
শুক্রবার, 15 নভেম্বর 2019 16:50

Dhaka hails UN resolution over HR violation against Rohingyas

News Flash Desk Bangladesh thanked all the UN member states as a resolution on the situation of human rights of the Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar has been adopted at the Unites Nations (UN). “I would take this opportunity to thank all the member states for the support extended in the adoption of this resolution, particularly to the members of the OIC and EU,” Bangladesh said in a statement after adoption of the resolution by the third Committee of the 74th UNGA on Thursday at the UN headquarters, New York. Bss. The resolution received 140 votes in its…
শুক্রবার, 08 নভেম্বর 2019 17:30

Leaders are quitting BNP for its negative politics: Hasan

News Flash Report Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the BNP leaders are leaving their party due to its negative politics. “The BNP leaders are leaving their party because of its negative politics. They are telling that BNP has now turned into a nationalist Skype party,” he said while addressing a discussion in the capital. Institution of Diploma Engineers (IDEB), Bangladesh, arranged the discussion at its auditorium marking its 49th founding anniversary. Speaking as the chief guest, Hasan said BNP leaders M Morshed Khan and Lt. Gen. (Retd) Mahbubur Rahman have already left the BNP because of its politics…