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British envoy discusses election issues with Ishraque

currentnews British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Sunday went to BNP’s Dhaka South City Corporation polls candidate Ishraque Hossain and discussed various issues relating to the February-1 polls–reports UNB. BNP organising secretary Imran Saleh Prince and BNP chairperson’s More...

Parliament passes Electoral Rolls Bill

currentnews A bill titled Electoral Rolls (Amendment) Bill 2020 extending the deadline for updating voter lists till March 2 instead of January 31 every year was passed in Parliament–reports UNB. Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq moved the bill and it was passed by voice More...

President stresses global efforts to continue dev of climate vulnerable countries

currentnews President Abdul Hamid on Sunday stressed the need for taking concerted efforts by the global community, donors and international organizations to continue the trend of development of climate vulnerable countries and ensure sustainable development–reports UNB. “All the stakeholders, More...

Growth story of Bangladesh stronger since Sheikh Hasinacame to power in 1996: Salman F Rahman

currentnews “Today is the best day for Bangladesh. On this day, we achieved victory. But after 1975, Bangladesh went far behind from development and, from 1996, we were starting slowly to move back to the good times,” said Salman F Rahman, Private Industry and Investment Adviser to the Prime More...

Fire at international trade fair venue under control

currentnews A fire that broke out at the venue of Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) at Sher-e-Banglanagar in the city on Thursday evening has been brought under control–reports UNB. Lima Khanom, duty office of Fire Service and Civil Defence control room, said the fire broke out at a stall around More...

6th Population and Housing Census next year

currentnews The sixth Population and Housing Census (PHC) will be conducted across the country from January 2 to 8 in 2021 to find out demographic and socio-economic facts to be used for the next course of the country’s development planning–reports UNB. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) will More...

‘Mujib Year’ countdown begins Friday with Bangabandhu’s symbolic homecoming

currentnews The people of Bangladesh will create another milestone by gathering together and launching the countdown to start the ‘Mujib Year’ at Tejgaon Airport on Friday as January 10 marks the triumphant return of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to a liberated Bangladesh. After More...

DU Student Rape: Mojnu put on 7-day remand

currentnews Mojnu, who was arrested in connection with the rape and torture of a Dhaka University student, was put on a seven-day remand by a Dhaka court on Thursday–reports UNB. Mojnu, 30, said to be a serial rapist, drug addict and mugger by Rab, was arrested on Wednesday morning, two days after More...

Explore new markets, diversify products: PM to RMG makers

currentnews Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the country’s garment manufacturers to explore new markets and diversify their products considering the demand of fast-changing fashion and apparel designs in the international market–reports UNB. “We’ve to pay attention to diversification of products in the export basket. In the case of apparel, (the demand of) everything, including More...

British envoy discusses election issues with Ishraque

currentnews British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on...

Parliament passes Electoral Rolls Bill

currentnews A bill titled Electoral Rolls (Amendment) Bill 2020 extending...

President stresses global efforts to continue dev of climate vulnerable countries

currentnews President Abdul Hamid on Sunday stressed the need for...

Growth story of Bangladesh stronger since Sheikh Hasinacame to power in 1996: Salman F Rahman

currentnews “Today is the best day for Bangladesh. On this...

Fire at international trade fair venue under control

currentnews A fire that broke out at the venue of...

6th Population and Housing Census next year

currentnews The sixth Population and Housing Census (PHC) will be...

‘Mujib Year’ countdown begins Friday with Bangabandhu’s symbolic homecoming

currentnews The people of Bangladesh will create another milestone by...

DU Student Rape: Mojnu put on 7-day remand

currentnews Mojnu, who was arrested in connection with the rape...

Tigers’ Pak tour to depend on security assessment: Zahid Russell

currentnews State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell has said that Bangladesh would only...

Malaysian shuttlers dominate Yonex-Sunrise Jr Int’l Badminton

currentnews Malaysian shuttlers established their supremacy in the Yonex-Sunrise Bangladesh Junior International Badminton series after emerging...

Bangabandhu BPL kicks off Wednesday

currentnews The wait is over. The new edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), which is rebranded...

Boat carrying migrants from Bangladesh, other countries sinks in Turkey; Seven dead

currentnews A boat carrying migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan  and Afghanistan has sunk in Lake Van in eastern Turkey, with at least seven people dead, officials say, reports BBC. The lake is near the border with Iran, from where migrants often cross into Turkey on their journey towards Europe. Sixty-four people were rescued and taken to nearby hospitals and shelters. The incident happened at around More...

Cinematographer Mahfuzur Rahman passes away

currentnews Noted cinematographer Mahfuzur Rahman Khan passed away at a hospital in the city early Friday. He was 70–reports UNB. Mahfuzur Rahman breathed his last at the United Hospital around 12:26 am, said organising secretary of Bangladesh Film Director’s Association Kabirul Islam Rana. Mahfuzur , the nine-time National Film Award winner, fell sick on November 25 and was admitted to Green More...

Film Federation of India to organise Bharat-Bangla Film Awards

currnentnews The Film Federation of India, an apex body of producers and distributors of the country, on Wednesday said it will..

Shironamhin to release new album next year

currentnews Popular band Shironamhin will release a new album in the beginning of next year. The news was confirmed by founding..

Here’s why you should include bay leaf in your diet

currentnews Known for its aromatic flavour, tej patta or bay leaf is widely used as a culinary spice in Indian dishes. The herb, which is indigenous to the Mediterranean region, is full of essential nutrients and minerals like vitamins A and C as well as folic acid and also boasts of a variety of health benefits, reports The Indian Expess. The nutrient-rich herb is considered to help prevent digestive More...

Ways to use papaya leaves to fight dengue fever

The leaf extract increases platelet counts in the patients suffering from dengue currentnews Papaya is known to be the one of..

5 things to do to keep your lungs healthy

   Currentnews.com.bd November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the disease and what one can do..

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