Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 04:01:57 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 ...Details»

PM proposes new regional economic forum


Bangladesh today proposed for formation of a regional economic forum involving five Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states of ...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 ...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 ...Details»

Body of Jayan Chowdhury to arrive home Tuesday


The body of Jayan Chowdhury, grandson of Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina’s cousin Sheikh Selim, who was killed in a serial ...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 ...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 ...Details»

Sri Lanka explosions: 137 killed as churches and hotels targeted


At least 137 people have been killed and hundreds more injured in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, ...Details»

Holy Shab-e-Barat tonight


The holy Shab-e-Barat, known as the night of fortune, will be observed across the country tonight with due religious fervour ...Details»

PM leaves for Brunei


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Brunei Darussalam this morning on a three-day official visit at the invitation of ...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 ...Details»