Saturday, 22 Oct 2016 09:59:27 pm

PM asks AL men to take oath against poverty


DHAKA: Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today urged Awami League leaders and workers to take oaths to stamp out poverty from Bangladesh asking them to make lists of poor in their respective areas for their rehabilitation so they could live with dignity. "Make lists of the poor, age-old, disable people of your area who are living without any shelter and livelihood. We will give them home without cost and take measures so that they can live with the...Details»

PM formally inaugurates Awami League 20th council


DHAKA: The two-day 20th council of the country's oldest and largest political party Bangladesh Awami League began at Suharawardi Udyan here ...Details»

AL's 20th council to be streamed digitally


DHAKA: The 20th national council of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) will be live streamed from the verified page of the party, ...Details»

Speaker for intensifying job-creating programmes in rural area


DHAKA: Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Choudhury yesterday underscore the need for intensifying job-creating friendly programmes, especially in rural area, for ensuring sustainable development in the country.

She ...Details»

7 suspected JMB men held in capital


Members of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of police in a drive on Monday arrested seven suspected members of militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen ...Details»

Iraqi troops 'ahead of schedule' in Mosul battle against IS


Iraqi forces are "ahead of schedule", the Pentagon says, as they begin the second day of the battle to retake Mosul from so-called IS fighters.

But Pentagon ...Details»

Dhaka-Delhi to walk together along development path


GOA, India: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have reiterated their commitment to walk together along the "path of development".

During a bilateral ...Details»

PM accorded red carpet reception in Goa


GOA, India: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was accorded a red carpet reception as she arrived here this morning to join BRICS-BIMSTEC Leaders' Outreach Summit.

The two-day ...Details»

Bangladesh, China ink $13.6bn deals


DHAKA: Bangladesh and China today struck US$ 13.6 billion deals for 13 projects that would mainly cover infrastructure, communication, power and energy and sports.

The agreements were ...Details»