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রবিবার, 09 এপ্রিল 2017 09:56

Breakfast in Khulna and lunch in Kolkata

NEWS FLASH DESK Modi and Hasina flag off ‘friendship’ express between India and Bangladesh; bus services too begin To loud cheers and applause, the five-coach diesel-hauled Khulna-Kolkata train chugged in to the Petrapole railway station on the India-Bangladesh border on Saturday. The day also saw the inaugural trial run of the Kolkata-Khulna-Dhaka bus service. The train rolled from the Khulna railway station at 8 a.m. and entered India around 1.40 p.m. with a 43-member Bangladesh delegation. Railway officials greeted the Bangladeshi delegation with bouquets and garlands. At several places along the railway line in West Bengal, villagers gathered by the…
রবিবার, 09 এপ্রিল 2017 09:52

Dhaka and Delhi ink 22 deals on diverse areas of cooperation

BSS Dhaka and New Delhi have signed 22 instruments covering diverse areas of bilateral cooperations including economic, defense cooperation, power, peaceful use of nuclear energy, outer space, information technology and mass media. The deals were signed following the official bilateral talks between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi here yesterday. The two prime ministers witnessed the signing ceremony of documents after their talks at Hyderabad House, Indian Prime Minister's Office. Four memorandums of understanding (MoU), out of the 22 documents, were exchanged in presence of the two prime ministers ahead of their joint press briefing…
রবিবার, 09 এপ্রিল 2017 09:44

Bangladesh asks for conclusion of interim deal on Teesta: Jt statement

NEWS FLASH DESK Bangladesh yesterday requested New Delhi for inking an “interim agreement” on Teesta waters as agreed upon by both the governments in January 2011, said a joint agreement issued after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s talks with counterpart Narendra Modi in the Indian capital. It said the Bangladesh premier made the request during the official talks with Modi, who said his government was working with all stakeholders in India for an early conclusion of the agreement. According to the statement the two premiers also directed concerned officials to conclude meanwhile discussions on various aspects relating to sharing of waters…
রবিবার, 09 এপ্রিল 2017 09:12

India to give $4.5b to Bangladesh for priority projects

NEWS FLASH DESK India today announced to provide an assistance of US$ 4.5 billion for implementation of top priority projects in Bangladesh. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement after the official talks with Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina at Hyderabad House here this afternoon. Modi said being a long-standing and trusted development partner, India always stood for the prosperity of Bangladesh and its people. India and Bangladesh, he said, are also determined that the fruits of their cooperation must benefit our people. "(In this context) I am happy to announce a new concessional Line of Credit of 4.5 billion…
রবিবার, 02 এপ্রিল 2017 11:36

PM urges IPU leaders to fight poverty, militancy

News Flash Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon IPU leaders to work together against all social disparities like poverty and malnutrition along with the vices of militancy and terrorism to make the world an abode of mutual compassion and fraternity. "The world, no doubt, is moving forward, and visible progress has also been made in hunger situation. But, nearly 800 million people still suffer from malnutrition," she said calling for fighting together against terrorism and militancy as the vices posed threat to push back the world to the dark age. The Prime Minister said this while inaugurating the…
রবিবার, 02 এপ্রিল 2017 11:23

10th World Autism Awareness Day today

News Flash Desk The 10th World Autism Awareness Day will be observed in the country as elsewhere across the world in order to raise awareness though events and raise funds for autism, a development disorder of children, characterized by impaired communication, excessive rigidity, and emotional detachment. There is no known specific cause of autism but researchers suggest that autism develops from a combination of genetic and non-genetic or environmental influences. It develops at the early stage of child life and management is the only option so far. Autism, an ignored public health issue, came to the forefront in Bangladesh after…
শনিবার, 25 মার্চ 2017 10:09

Nation set to observe first ever 'Genocide Day' today

NEWS FLASH DESK The nation is set to observe the 'Genocide Day' today for the first time in remembrance of the brutality carried out by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25 in 1971. "Simultaneously, Bangladesh will submit an application to the United Nations by this month seeking its recognition of the Genocide Day on March 25," Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq told a press conference on Thursday. On March 11, the Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) unanimously adopted a resolution to observe March 25 as the "Gonohotya Dibos" (Day of Genocide. Subsequently the…
শনিবার, 25 মার্চ 2017 10:07

USA, Bangladesh 'important partners' on democracy, development: Trump

US President Donald J. Trump has extended his 'heartiest' congratulations to President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of the 47th Independence and National Day of Bangladesh. In separate messages to the President and the Prime Minister yesterday, Trump said Bangladesh and the US are 'important partners' on democracy, development, trade and investment. "I am pleased to congratulate you and the people of Bangladesh as you commemorate Bangladesh's Independence Day on March 26 ... I am also honored to convey the best wishes of the people of the United States," Trump said in his message to…
News Flash Desk President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday described the "Genocide Day" as a strong protest against genocide carried out by the then Pakistani occupational forces on unarmed Bangalees in 1971 Liberation War. In a message on the eve of the "Genocide Day", the President said the "Genocide Day" is not only the recognition of sacrifice of 30 lakh Bangalees in the freedom of struggle of Bangladesh but also a symbol of strong protest against the genocide. "Genocide on March 25 is a brutal and grievous incident in the history of Bengali nation," he said. The…
বুধবার, 22 মার্চ 2017 09:57

Country will be ruined with BNP in power: PM

MAGURA(BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the country would be in a state of ruin if any evil force like BNP and Jamaat gets the opportunity to grab power again like 2001 and urged the countrymen to remain careful about the threat. She sought support and blessing of the countrymen to materialize the dream of Bangabandhu and make Bangladesh a middle income country by 2021 and a developed and peaceful nation in South Asia by 2041. The Prime Minister said this while addressing a big public meeting at Freedom Fighter Asaduzzaman Stadium here yesterday afternoon. Urging people to…
রবিবার, 19 মার্চ 2017 08:59

27 Rights Groups Demanded to issue ID cards to real Hilsa fishers

News Flash Desk A group of 27 Rights Based Civil Society Networks, farmers, fishers and labour organizations have demanded cancellation of registration of the fake fishermen. They said, people who are not fishermen in anyway are getting various supports and government services while real fishermen are being deprived off those service and benefits. The group from a human chain and rally organized today in front of the National Press Club has also demanded that, ration for the fishermen during the banning period must reach to the fishermen at least 7 days before the banning period. The human chain and rally…