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Ministers Nurul Islam, Matior Rahman,...

All four technocrat ministers quit

Government Affairs

Tue, Nov 6 2018

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed the four technocrat ministers to quit the...

DCs receive specific guidelines for...

Annual DC conference ends in Dhaka

Government Affairs

Fri, Jul 27 2018

The deputy commissioners have also been directed to be especially attentive to the government's development...

Deputy commissioners' conference begins...

Deputy commissioners' conference begins...

Government Affairs

Tue, Jul 24 2018

This year's conference is particularly important as DCs from all 64 districts will receive specific...

Cabinet Division ditches leather attaches...

Cabinet ministers going green

D2

Thu, Jul 12 2018

With the premier’s seal of approval, the Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation proceeded to manufacture...

Locals from 5 districts irked over English...

Locals from 5 districts irked over English...

Nation

Sat, Apr 7 2018

The disapproval is rising from the fact that the people have to change the spellings in official...

Mixed reactions as govt changes English...

Mixed reactions as govt changes English...

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 2 2018

Chittagong will now be spelled as Chattogram, Barisal as Barishal, Comilla as Cumilla, Bogra as Bogura...

VIPs … in this people’s republic?

VIPs … in this people’s republic?

Opinion

Wed, Feb 7 2018

A land where connections matter

Digital Security Act draft approved,...

Digital Security Act draft approved,...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jan 29 2018

Although the new law will repeal the ICT Act, cases filed under Section 57 will continue with their legal...

Tenure of reserved seats for women in...

Tenure of reserved seats for women in...

Politics

Mon, Jan 29 2018

The Law Ministry proposed to extend the tenure of women MPs (reserved seat) in parliament by 20...

Jabbar becomes telecom minister, Tarana...

Jabbar becomes telecom minister, Tarana...

Politics

Wed, Jan 3 2018

Cabinet Secretary Shafiul Alam confirmed the changes in the roles and responsibilities in the Cabinet...

Cabinet praises Sheikh Hasina, Tulip...

Cabinet praises Sheikh Hasina, Tulip...

Bangladesh

Tue, Nov 28 2017

An international research firm of global politics has ranked the prime minister third among 17 global...

Cabinet approves import of rice from...

Cabinet approves import of rice from...

Commerce

Wed, Oct 11 2017

The government will buy 100,000 tons of rice from Myanmar at a cost of Tk336.8 crore

New private-funded 200MW power plant...

New private-funded 200MW power plant...

Power & Energy

Thu, Sep 21 2017

The government will buy electricity at Tk8.41 kWh for 15 years

Rice import duty to see another 5%...

Rice import duty to see another 5%...

Commerce

Wed, Aug 9 2017

Once the decision comes into effect, the import duty on rice will be halved from the existing 10%

UNO of Bangabandhu drawing fame moves...

UNO of Bangabandhu drawing fame moves...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 1 2017

Salmon was promoted as senior assistant secretary in 2015 and posted in Barisal as UNO

Bangladesh to import another 60MW of...

Bangladesh to import another 60MW of...

Power & Energy

Wed, Apr 5 2017

Currently, Bangladesh imports 100MW electricity from a Tripura power plant.

Facebook ban: Analog approach to Digital...

Facebook ban: Analog approach to Digital...

Tech

Mon, Apr 3 2017

Industry insiders speculate about the impact the government's proposed six-hour block of Facebook would...

Government puts the foot down on rape...

Government puts the foot down on rape...

Law & Rights

Mon, Apr 3 2017

The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, went over a number of proposals.

Govt to form welfare body to protect...

Govt to form welfare body to protect...

Law & Rights

Mon, Mar 20 2017

'The special provision is aimed at providing support to female migrant workers if or when they face sexual...

Draft law aims to rein in unplanned...

Draft law aims to rein in unplanned...

Development

Mon, Mar 20 2017

The Cabinet has approved the draft of Urban and Regional Plan Act 2017, taking a step forward to stop...

Cabinet okays 258MW solar power plant...

Cabinet okays 258MW solar power plant...

Power & Energy

Wed, Mar 1 2017

Four consortiums are likely to get the contracts of setting up the solar power plants in different parts...