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Modi says India will fight foreign threats
NEWS FLASH DESK India can defend itself from anyone who seeks "to act against our country", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an Independence Day speech Tuesday amid a tense standoff with Beijing over a Himalayan plateau. "Security is our top priority," Modi said in a speech before... More detail
President, PM pay homage to Bangabandhu
BSS President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today led the nation in paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 42nd anniversary of his martyrdom. President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid homage to the architect of the... More detail
National Mourning Day being observed
BSS The nation is observing today the National Mourning Day, with paying rich tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his 42nd anniversary of martyrdom. The self-confessed killers of August 15 did not assassinate Bangabandhu alone, but also 16 other members of... More detail
PM pays homage to Bangabandhu in Tungipara
BSS Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his mazar here this morning on the occasion of his 42nd martyrdom anniversary and the National Mourning Day. After laying the wreath, the prime minister stood... More detail
China rejects criticism over dissident death
NEWS FLASH DESK China has rejected international criticism for not allowing its most prominent critic, Liu Xiaobo, to be treated abroad for liver cancer. It said the case was an internal affair and that other countries were "in no position to make improper remarks". The activist, who... More detail
Dhaka, Colombo sign 14 instruments to boost up...
NEWS FLASH DESK Dhaka and Colombo today signed one agreement and 13 memorandums of understanding (MoU) to boost up cooperation between the two countries in the areas of economy, agriculture, shipping, higher education, information and technology and media. The instruments were signed... More detail
Justice Anwarul Haque dies
NEWS FLASH CORRESPONDENT Justice Anwarul Haque died in a hospital in Dhaka on Thursday. He died while undergoing treatment at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in the capital around 5.30pm. He was the Chairman of International Crimes Tribunal. Mehedi Masud,... More detail
4 promoted to senior secretaries
News Flash Correspondent A total of four secretaries have been promoted to senior secretaries on Thursday. A notification from the ministry of public administration, has confirmed in this connection on the day. The senior secretaries were appointed at the same place where they worked in... More detail
Farhad Mazhar was not abducted: IGP
News Flash Correspondent Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque has claimed that poet and writer Farhad Mazhar left Dhaka and came back on his own accord. "Farhad Mazhar was not abducted," the IGP said at a press briefing at the police headquarters in Dhaka on Thursday... More detail
FM calls on Sri Lankan President
BSS Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali called on the visiting Sri Lankan, President Maithripala Sirisena, at hotel Sonargoan here yesterday evening. During the meeting, they discussed various issues related to bilateral cooperation and mutual interest between the two countries. Later, the... More detail
Sirisena pays homage to Bangabandhu, liberation...
BSS Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday began his three-day state visit to Bangladesh by paying tributes to the martyred freedom fighters and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Sirisena, who arrived here this morning, went to National Memorial at Savar on... More detail
PM urges all to pay tax for overcoming budget...
BSS Stating that the postponement of uniform VAT will reduce Taka 20,000 crore in revenue, Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the countrymen to pay tax for overcoming budget deficit and further development the country. "The revenue amounting to Tk 20,000... More detail
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