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PM arrives in Zurich to attend WEF meeting

PM arrives in Zurich to attend WEF meeting

ZURICH, Switzerland: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here this morning on a five-day official visit to Switzerland to join the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). 

Executive Chairman of the WEF Prof Klaus Schwab invited her to attend the Forum who would be the first elected Bangladeshi leader to attend the high profile annual global meeting that draws statesmen, top business leaders and the intelligentsia to discuss crucial global issues, foreign ministry sources said.

The four-day meeting ...Details»

Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits homes

Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits homes

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing all four crew members and at least ...Details»

Tigers suffer shocking defeat

Tigers suffer shocking defeat

Quamrul Hassan: Every time Bangladesh post a big total in the first innings of a Test, cynics foresee a loss. ...Details»

N’ganj 7-murder case: 26 people including Nur Hossain get death penalty

N’ganj 7-murder case: 26 people including Nur Hossain get death penalty

A Narayanganj court on Monday awarded death penalty to 26 people including prime accused Nur Hossain and sacked RAB-11 official ...Details»

PM joins Biswa Ijtema Akheri Munajat

PM joins Biswa Ijtema Akheri Munajat

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today joined the Akheri Munajat (concluding prayers) of Biswa Ijtema as the first phase of ...Details»

First phase of Bishwa Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat

First phase of Bishwa Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat

First phase of the 52nd Biswa Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, concluded in Tongi of Gazipur ...Details»

PM urges partymen to overcome challenging days ahead

PM urges partymen to overcome challenging days ahead

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the party leaders and workers to work together to overcome the challenging days ...Details»

PM's participation in WEF meet to yield 'desired results': FM

PM's participation in WEF meet to yield 'desired results': FM

DHAKA: Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali today said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's participation in the 47th Annual Meeting of World ...Details»

Trump 'willing to work with Russia and China'

Trump 'willing to work with Russia and China'

US President-elect Donald Trump says he is willing to work with Russia and China, providing they cooperate.

Mr Trump told the ...Details»

Dhaka cafe attack: ‘mastermind’ Rajib put on 8-day remand

Dhaka cafe attack: ‘mastermind’ Rajib put on 8-day remand

A Dhaka court has given investigators eight days to interrogate suspected Gulshan attack mastermind Jahangir Alam alias Rajib Gandhi in ...Details»