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Director General of the International Rice Research Institute Dr. Matthew Morell paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the latter's office on Thursday.

Director General of the International Rice Research Institute Dr. Matthew Morell paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the latter's office on Thursday.

Women empowerment visible in all sectors in BD: Speaker

Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury said women empowerment is now visible in all sector in Bangladesh because of the steps taken under the leadership of Prime Minister

Int'l confce on Genocide begins at DU March 24

The 3rd International Conference on 'Genocide and Mass Violence' will be held at Dhaka University (DU) from March 24 to 25, 2019.Centre for Genocide Studies (CGS) of DU is organising

5th convocation of IUBAT held

5th convocation of IUBAT held

Staff Reporter :The fifth convocation of International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT) was held at the Uttara Sector-14 Playground amid much enthusiasm and festive mood on Thursday.Education Minister

Rain with gusty wind likely

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Thursday predicted that rain or thundershowers would occur in many parts of the country in 24 hours as of 9 am today."Rain or thundershowers, accompanied

Holi festival celebrated with enthusiasm, fanfare

Holi festival celebrated with enthusiasm, fanfare

Thousands of devotees on Thursday celebrated the Holi, a Hindu religious festival of colours, across the country with due religious fervour and much enthusiasm."Marking the festival, a large number of

National Memorial to remain closed from March 23 to 25

The National Memorial at Savar will remain inaccessible to the public from March 23 to 25 over cleanliness purpose in observance of the Independence and National Day on March 26. 

Military hardware exhibition at Nat'l Parade Square from March 26 to 31

Marking the Independence and National Day, an exhibition of military hardware organized by the Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Forces will be held from March 26 at the National Parade

‘Over 4.5 lakh premature babies born in Bangladesh every year’

A young lady Irani Sarkar, aged around 25, gave birth to a premature baby about two years back.She along with her husband Alamgir Sarkar has been visiting Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib

'Islami Shasantantra Chhatra Andolon' formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday demanding safe road.

'Islami Shasantantra Chhatra Andolon' formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday demanding safe road.

Today’s Events

SeminarA seminar on 'Genocide-Killing Field and Mass-Graveyard Survey' will be held in Shamsur Rahman Auditorium of Bangla Academy in the city at 10 am.Painting competitionParliament Members Club organises a painting

ORGANISATION SNIPPETS

City DeskMuktijoddha Juba CommandA discussion on the occasion of the Independence Day organised jointly by Muktijoddha Juba Command and National Awami Party (NAP) Bhasani was held in the conference lounge

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at a meeting for celebration of birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman organised jointly by the National Committee for the Nationwide Celebration of the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu and the Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee at the PMO on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at a meeting for celebration of birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman organised jointly by the National Committee for the Nationwide Celebration of the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu and the Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee at the PMO on Wednesday.

Officials urged not to compromise with iniquitous tasks

Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam urged the newly appointed assistant commissioners not to compromise with unjustified activities as the government officials should have the courage to deal with all odds.The

Rain with squally wind likely

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Wednesday predicted rain at some places over the country in next 24 hours as of 9 am today."Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or

Former Adviser to the Caretaker Government Dr. Hossain Zillur Rahman speaking at a pre-budger press conference on 'National WASH Budget Allocation-2019-2020' at the Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday.

Former Adviser to the Caretaker Government Dr. Hossain Zillur Rahman speaking at a pre-budger press conference on 'National WASH Budget Allocation-2019-2020' at the Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday.

17th graduation ceremony of MIST held

The 17th graduation ceremony of Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) was held at Mirpur Cantonment in the city on Tuesday.Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed handed over

First Bangladeshi girl in UN edn confce

First Bangladeshi girl in UN edn confce

Like every year, the Global Classroom International Model United Nations Program (GCIMUN) will be held at United Nations Headquarters on March 28 to March 30. This is basically an educational

First Bangladeshi girl in UN edn confce

First Bangladeshi girl in UN edn confce

Like every year, the Global Classroom International Model United Nations Program (GCIMUN) will be held at United Nations Headquarters on March 28 to March 30. This is basically an educational

Holi festival today

Holi, a Hindu religious festival of colours, will be celebrated today across the country with due religious fervour and much enthusiasm.The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the

Shishu Academy book fair begins today

A six-day book fair is set to begin today at Bangladesh Shishu Academy on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury handing over a book titled 'Bangabandhur Asamapta Atmajibani' to US Envoy to Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller when the latter called on the minister at the Secretariat on Wednesday.

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury handing over a book titled 'Bangabandhur Asamapta Atmajibani' to US Envoy to Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller when the latter called on the minister at the Secretariat on Wednesday.

4-day Parbatya Mela begins in city today

A four-day Parbatya Mela-2019 (Hilly Fair) will begin at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital today.  The Chattagram Hill Tracts Affairs Ministry with support from the United Nations Development Programme

Progs to observe Independence Day

The government has taken elaborate programmes to celebrate the 49th Independence and National Day on March 26 with a fresh vow to uphold the spirit of the Liberation War.  On

Teachers-employees Federation of Non-MPO Educational Institutions staged a sit-in in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday demanding MPO for all non-MPO educational institutions.

Teachers-employees Federation of Non-MPO Educational Institutions staged a sit-in in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday demanding MPO for all non-MPO educational institutions.

Today’s Events

DiscussionBangladesh Puja Udjapon Parishad organises a discussion and religious song at Shri Shri  Dhakeshwari National Temple at 7 am to mark the Holi festival, a religious festival of the Hindu

ORGANISATION SNIPPETS

Jago Bangla FoundationA discussion on 'Women's Role in Parliamentary Democracy' organized by Jago Bangla Foundation was held at the Jatiya Press Club. Awami League Presidium Member Mohammed Nasim was present

Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal staged a demonstration on Dhaka University campus on Tuesday demanding cancellation of DUCSU election and declaration re-schedule for the poll.

Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal staged a demonstration on Dhaka University campus on Tuesday demanding cancellation of DUCSU election and declaration re-schedule for the poll.

President for engineers' role in sustainable development

President M Abdul Hamid on Tuesday asked engineers and technologists to help make the ongoing development activities people-friendly and sustainable."Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has undertaken the development plans Vision 2021

Community Social Work Practice and Development Foundation and People's University, Bangladesh brought out a rally in the city on Tuesday marking World Social Work Day.

Community Social Work Practice and Development Foundation and People's University, Bangladesh brought out a rally in the city on Tuesday marking World Social Work Day.