Tuesday, 06 Dec 2016 04:21:19 pm

World Bank agrees to finance BRT project


DHAKA: The World Bank has expressed its desire to finance the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) project as it has been designed to help smooth journey between Gazipur and Dhaka Airport which would take only 20 minutes. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said this to the journalists after a meeting with the World Bank representative led by acting World Bank country director Rajsree Palongkar at the conference room of his office here today. "We have asked the concerned authority to start...Details»

HC rule over legality of Zila Parishad polls


The High Court on Sunday questioned the announcement of Zila Parishad election schedule issuing a rule why the schedule should not ...Details»

Fire breaks out at Mohakhali Korail slum


A fire broke out at Korail slum in city's Mohakhali area on Sunday afternoon.

Sources said that the fire broke out at ...Details»

Man City boss apologises after brawl during 3-1 loss to Chelsea


Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola apologised for his team's part in the mass brawl that resulted in Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho being sent off at the ...Details»

Govt. to bring every disabled person under social protection plan: PM


DHAKA: The government is making a plan to bring all persons with disabilities from children to old-age citizens under a social protection programme and for a ...Details»

Trump-Taiwan call: China lodges protest


China's foreign ministry says it has lodged a complaint with the US after President-elect Donald Trump spoke to Taiwan's leader in a phone call.

China sees Taiwan ...Details»

PM seeks comprehensive global efforts for water management


BUDAPEST, Hungary: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought comprehensive global efforts for water management, urging world leaders to prioritise the water issues in their policies and ...Details»

Trump dismisses Wisconsin recount drive as 'scam'


Republican President-elect Donald Trump has described an impending recount of votes in Wisconsin as a "scam".

Mr Trump, who narrowly won the state, said the results "should ...Details»

PM off to Hungary on 4-day visit


DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Budapest this morning on a four-day bilateral visit in conjunction with Budapest Water Summit 2016 at the invitation ...Details»