Once open, Matarbari deep sea port will serve 3 billion people of Bangladesh: State Minister
State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said Matarbari could become a regional commercial hub after the deep sea port opens. It will be used as a transshipment port. After Chittagong port, Matarbari will also be a lifeline of the economy.
BNP demands cancellation of power deal with Adani Group
Terming anti-state the government’s power deal with the Indian Adani Group, BNP on Thursday demanded immediate cancellation of the agreement.
Petition for extending suspension of Khaleda’s jail term in hand: Law Minister
The Law Ministry on Thursday received a petition seeking another extended suspension of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s jail term sent by the Home Ministry.
Gulistan blast: Rescue operation begins for the second day
Firefighting units have started their rescue operation for the second day this morning at the building in Siddique Bazar of Dhaka’s Gulistan, where 17 people lost their lives in a deadly explosion yesterday.
BNP worried over India’s plan to dig two more canals to withdraw water from Teesta
BNP standing committee, the highest policymaking body of the party, has voiced deep concern over the reported move by the West Bengal government of India to dig two more canals under the Teesta Barrage Project to unilaterally withdraw more water from the common river.
UNHCR, partners seek $876m for Rohingyas facing uncertainty, Bangladeshi hosts
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners are calling on the international community to redouble efforts for sustained financial support and solutions for Rohingya refugees and the Bangladeshi host communities them as the dire situation enters its sixth year.
Chargesheet filed against Nur under DSA
Detective Branch (DB) of police on Monday submitted chargesheet against former DUCSU vice president (VP) Nurul Haque Nur in a case filed by musician Eliyas Hossain in the connection of abusing Awami League leaders and activist on Facebook live two years ago.
Jammat, BNP involved in Panchagarh violence: Home Minister
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Monday held Jamaat-e-Islami and BNP responsible for anti-Ahmadyya violence in Panchagarh that left two people dead and dozens injured.
Explosion in Science Lab building a massive accident: Fire Service DG
The explosion in a building at Dhaka’s Science lab area was a massive accident,said Fire Service and Civil Defence Director General Brig Gen Md Moin Uddin on Monday.
PM seeks more energy from Qatar
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday sought increased energy particularly Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Qatar to meet the energy demand amid the Ukraine war.
Power deal with Adani Group is an ‘anti-state’: Dr Zafrullah
Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury on Sunday described the government's power deal with the Indian Adani Group as an anti-state one and demanded its cancellation.
Govt behind communal violence in Panchagarh: BNP
Condemning the communal violence in Panchagarh centring a religious event of the Ahmadiyya, BNP on Sunday alleged that the government has created the incident with evil motives.
People force to return home with bags half full due to higher price of chicken, meat, and fish
The prices of all kinds of chicken, meat, egg, and fish increased while vegetables and other essential commodity prices remained stable at a higher price in the kitchen market in the capital on Friday.
Unabated looting going on in power sector: Gayeshwar
BNP senior leader Gayeshwar Chandra Roy on Friday alleged the government has been indulging in unabated looting in the power sector in the name of capacity charge.
30 injured in clash between police, locals in Panchagarh
A section of Muslim devotees on Friday clashed with police demanding the closure of a Qadiani Salana Jalsa in Panchagarh town, leaving at least 30 people injured and several shops and houses vandalised.