Sunday, 11 Dec 2016 08:06:25 am

Ensure dignity of migrants: PM


DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the international community to work together for lifting the migrants from misery and ensuring their dignity. "As Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) moves to the global consultative process in 2017, we must pledge and act to lift the migrants from misery and agony," she said while inaugurating the Ninth GFMD Summit at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre here this morning. The premier said migration is no longer about 'us' and 'them', it is...Details»

Dhaka Dynamites win BPL title


Favourites Dhaka Dynamites easily defeated Rajshahi Kings by 56 runs to win the final of the Bangladesh Premier League 2016 on ...Details»

PM vows to reach electricity to every household by 2021


DHAKA, Dec 7, 2016 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated her determination to reach electricity to every household of ...Details»

Pakistan plane crashes with 47 passengers


A Pakistan International Airlines flight carrying 47 passengers crashed today en route to Islamabad from the northern city of Chitral, a regional police official said.

The plane ...Details»

Deadly earthquake hits Aceh in Indonesia


An undersea earthquake off Indonesia's northern Aceh province has killed at least 25 people.

The 6.5 magnitude quake struck 19km (12 miles) south-east of the town of ...Details»

ECNEC approves crucial Rooppur Nuclear Plant project


DHAKA: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved the crucial Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant scheme with Russian assistance, the country's biggest ever ...Details»

PBI to probe Salman Shah’s death


A Dhaka court today ordered Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) for further investigation of the death of silver screen actor Shahriar Chowdhury Imon popularly known as ...Details»

World Bank agrees to finance BRT project


DHAKA: The World Bank has expressed its desire to finance the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) project as it has been designed to help smooth journey between ...Details»

HC rule over legality of Zila Parishad polls


The High Court on Sunday questioned the announcement of Zila Parishad election schedule issuing a rule why the schedule should not be declared illegal.

In the rule, ...Details»