Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 04:03:02 pm

Govt responsibility is to ensure expatriates’ welfare: PM


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday thanked the expatriate Bangladeshis for their special contributions towards increasing forex reserve, saying that it is a responsibility of her government to ensure their welfare.

“The expatriate Bangladeshis have special contributions to boosting forex reserves. Especially the role of the workers in this regard is great. So, it’s our duty to look after their betterment,” she said.

The prime minister said the expatriates are also playing an important role in infrastructural development and economy of those...Details»

2 killed in Dhaka road accident


Two persons were killed while two others were injured in a road accident at Matsya Bhaban intersection in the capital's Shahbagh ...Details»

Bangladesh, Brunei sign seven instruments


Bangladesh and Brunei today signed seven instruments for strengthening cooperation mainly in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, livestock, culture and sports, ...Details»

4 killed in Mymensingh road accident


Four people, including a woman, were killed and two others injured when a truck hit an auto-rickshaw and a human hauler on Mymensingh-Haluaghat road at Alalpur ...Details»

India chief justice Gogoi accused of sexual harassment


India’s Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been accused of sexual harassment by a former Supreme Court employee.

The 35-year-old woman has filed an affidavit alleging two instances ...Details»

DMP bans fireworks on Shab-e-Barat


Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has imposed restrictions on the use of fireworks and carrying all types of explosives and crackers in the capital on the occasion ...Details»

BNP vice-chairman Barrister Aminul Haque passes away


BNP vice-chairman and former minister Barrister Aminul Haque died at a hospital in Dhaka today.

Aminul, 76, breathed his last at United Hospital at 10:30 am, said ...Details»

Two killed in N’ganj gas pipeline blast


Two workers were killed and several others sustained burn injuries in a gas pipeline blast at a house of district’s Rupganj upazila early Monday.

The incident took ...Details»

local Islamist group behind blasts: Sri Lanka


The Sri Lankan government believes a local Islamist extremist group called the National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ) was behind the deadly suicide bomb attacks that killed nearly ...Details»