Friday, 13 Dec 2019 05:57:07 am

PM urges local pharma companies to produce medicines for leprosy patients


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today vowed to eliminate leprosy from the country before the target of 2030, urging local

pharmaceutical companies to produce medicines for the leprosy patients and distribute those free to help achieve the goal.

“There are many pharmaceutical companies in our country which export medicines to different countries of the world and the quality of their medicines is very high,” she said.

“So, I would like to request them to produce the specialised medicines that are needed for the leprosy...Details»

Close evening courses at all public universities: UGC


Noting that running of evening courses tarnishes the features and reputation of public universities, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has ordered ...Details»

Suu Kyi rejects 'genocide' case at UN's top court


The Nobel Prize Laureate has offered a defense of the Burmese military's actions that triggered an exodus of Rohingya. Gambia had ...Details»

Keraniganj plastic factory fire:1 killed, 33 burnt


At least a worker was killed and 33 others burnt in a fire that broke out at a plastic factory in Keraniganj of Dhaka this afternoon.

Of ...Details»

PM inaugurates Bangabandhu BPL


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Bangabandhu BPL at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur at 6:56pm on Sunday.

The opening ceremony began with the musical performance ...Details»

PM chairs Bangabandhu Memorial Trust meeting


A meeting of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust was held at Bangabandhu Bhaban at Dhanmondi in the city this evening.

Chairperson ...Details»

All 4 accused in Indian vet's rape, murder case shot dead


Four men accused of raping and murdering a woman near Telangana's Hyderabad in India were shot dead by the police early Friday morning in what the ...Details»

Stern steps taken against those involved in price hike: Obaidul Quader


Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today warned that the government has taken steps against those who are involved in the price hike essential commodities.

“It ...Details»

Bangladesh make flying start in SA Games


Bangladesh made flying start with a big victory in the five-team men’s cricket competition of the 13th South Asian Games.

Tigers beat Maldives by 109 runs at ...Details»