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Daily Archives: March 20, 2018

2 more named for Independence Award

Dhaka: The government has nominated two more distinguished personalities for the ‘Swadhinata Padak- 2018’ (Independence Award) in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the...

Roads to be built along borders; project approved

Bangladesh is going to construct ‘border roads’ in hilly areas along the India-Myanmar border aiming to ensure better security through improved road communications. The Executive...

Bir Protik Kakon Bibi at ICU

Sylhet: Freedom Fighter Bir Protik Kakon Bibi was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital due to serious...

Biman flight ‘makes’ emergency landing at Dhaka airport

Barely one week into the US-Bangla Airlines plane crash in Nepal, a domestic flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines made an ‘emergency landing’ at Hazrat...

Take stern action against prisoners involved in crimes: President

Gazipur: President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday asked the prison authorities to take stern actions so that any prisoner can either take drug or run...

PM goes to Ctg Wednesday to open dev projects

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina goes to Chittagong on Wednesday on a day-long visit to award National Standard to BN Dockyard and inaugurate Bangabandhu...

Maj Gen Shafeenul made new BGB DG

Major General Md Shafeenul Islam has been made new Director General (DG) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). The Public Administration Ministry issued a notification in...

Aung San Suu Kyi: lawyers seek prosecution for crimes against humanity

Australian lawyers file private case against Myanmar leader over treatment of Rohingya while she attends summit in Sydney  Lawyers in Melbourne have filed a private...

It’s all a mistake

RAB director general Benazir Ahmed’s interview in Prothom Alo on 18 March was a revelation. It revealed certain mistakes. The mistakes were not of...

DB inspector killed in ‘gunfight’ with criminals

An inspector of Detective Branch (DB) of police was killed in a reported gunfight with criminals at Middle Pirerbagh in the capital’s Mirpur area...