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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

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 More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

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 More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

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 More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

‘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 More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

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 More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, December 30th, 2019

No open air cultural programme on New Year eve: DMP

currentnews No open air cultural programme will be allowed on the 31st December to maintain the law-and-order situation in the city, said Commissioner of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Mohammad Shafiqul Islam–reports More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, December 29th, 2019

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 send its cricket team to Pakistan for a proposed three-match T20I and two-match Test series if a thorough More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Modernise higher education system: President

currentnews President Abdul Hamid on Sunday called for modernising Bangladesh’s higher education system and making it time-befitting–reports UNB. The President said this while a delegation of University Grants More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, December 26th, 2019

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 More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Christmas typhoon leaves 16 dead in Philippines

currentnews A typhoon that barreled through the central Philippines over Christmas left at least 16 people dead and forced thousands to flee their homes, officials said –reports UNB. Typhoon Phanfone made landfall More...

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