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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…
Saturday, 23 November 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…
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…
Saturday, 23 November 2019 11:59

Multa farming gaining popularity in Narsingdi

Narsindi Correspondent Commercial farming of BARI Multa-1 a new devised of horticulture research centre of Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI) has gaining popularity among the people of the district due to its economic prospect. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office, sources said BARI Multa- 1 an extra-ordinary produced from sweet orange (Citrus Sinensis)) of horticulture research centre of Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute first introduced in 2003. Deputy Director (DD) of DAE Shovan Kumar Dhar said after getting successful result in experimental basis a number of farmers specially educated youths in Shibpur and Belabo upazilas of the district have started farming…
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…
Thursday, 21 November 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,”…
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…
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…
News Flash Desk United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick and Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice G. Wells traveled to Bangladesh from November 5-7 to promote expanded U.S.-Bangladesh bilateral relations, increase commercial and security ties, and address the ongoing Rohingya humanitarian crisis. US Embassy of Dhaka sent a press release yesterday (7 November). While in Dhaka, Deputy Administrator Glick met with Executive Chairman of the Bangladesh Investment and Development Authority Sirazul Islam to reinforce USAID’s commitment to supporting the Government of Bangladesh’s efforts to improve the business-enabling environment. At an event at the American Chamber…
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:13

Woman killed in Dhanmondi building fire

News Flash Report An woman was killed and two others injured in a fire that broke out at a multi-storey building in capital's Dhanmondi area this morning. The identity of the deceased couldn't be known immediately. The fire originated around 9:30am at a 12-storey building on road No 6A beside the Eidgah ground, said Farid Uddin, operator of Fire Service Central Control Room. Three fighting units brought the fire under control at 10:10am. The cause of the fire could not be ascertained immediately.
NEWS FLASH DESK Calling upon the international community in resolving the Rohingya crisis as it not only destabilizes Bangladesh but also beyond the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said that the voluntary return of the Myanmar nationals to their homeland in safe, security and dignity was the only solution to the problem. BSS “Voluntary return of the Rohingyas to their homes in the Rakhine state in safety, security and dignity is the only solution to the crisis,” she said while addressing a general discussion on “Upholding “The Badung Principles” to ensure concerted and adequate response to the challenges of…