President, PM mourn death of noted actor ATM Shamsuzzaman

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Condolences pour in for the veteran actor  Tributes and condolences continue to pour in for Ekushey Padak-2015 winner, eminent actor ATM Shamsuzzaman, who passed away at the age of 80, at his residence in the city’s Sutrapur area early this morning. Immediately after his demise, people from all walks of life as well as notable […]

Gilbert F Houngbo reappointed as IFAD president

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After being appointed for his second 4-year term, Houngbo assured that IFAD will continue to tackle hunger and poverty, and address the devastating impact of climate change, youth unemployment and Covid-19 Gilbert F Houngbo, president of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) since 2017, has been reappointed in the capacity by member states for the […]

World hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

World hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

Leaders across the globe welcomed the arrival of US President Joe Biden and the end of the often confrontational presidency of Donald Trump, noting the world’s most pressing problems, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, require multilateral cooperation, an approach Trump ridiculed. Many expressed hope Wednesday that Biden would right the world’s largest democracy […]

President for end to corruption, drug abuse

Bangladeshi shot by BSF along Patgram border dies

President Abdul Hamid on Monday urged all to work unitedly irrespective of opinions and party affiliations to build a ‘Sonar Bangla’ by combating corruption, drug abuse, terrorism and extremism from the country as he addressed the maiden Jatiya Sangsad session of 2021.  ‘We have to work more unitedly to combat corruption, drug abuse, terrorism and […]

President working for the betterment of all Sri Lankans – Bangladesh HC

President working for the betterment of all Sri Lankans - Bangladesh HC

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has a strong passion for his goals to serve the Sri Lankans and to strengthen friendly relations with brotherly countries, the new High Commissioner for Bangladesh to Sri Lanka Tareq Md Ariful Islam said on Wednesday. The Envoy, who presented his credentials to the President on Monday was speaking to the Daily […]

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad president Ayesha Khanam dies 

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad president Ayesha Khanam dies 

Ayesha Khanam, President of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad, died at a hospital in the capital early Saturday, after prolonged illness. She was 74. Ayesha, also a freedom fighter, breathed her last while undergoing treatment at the hospital. She had been suffering from various diseases, including cancer. Also Read: PM shocked at Aysha Khanam’s death Daughter of Gloam […]

New Maldives envoy presents credentials to president

New Maldives envoy presents credentials to president

High Commissioner (HC) of Maldives to Bangladesh Shiruzimath Sameer on Tuesday presented her credentials to President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in the evening. President’s Press Secretary Mohammad Joynal Abedin briefed the reporters after  the meeting. Welcoming the high commissioner, the President said Bangladesh as one of the friendly countries, has been maintaining excellent bilateral relations […]

Maldives envoy presents credentials to President

Maldives envoy presents credentials to President

High Commissioner (HC) of the Maldives to Bangladesh Shiruzimath Sameer today presented her credentials to President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here today. Welcoming the high commissioner, the President said Bangladesh as one of the friendly countries, has been maintaining an excellent bilateral relations with the Republic of Maldives since its very beginning. The bilateral […]

Indian opposition demands repeal of farm laws after protests

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Rahul Gandhi, a senior leader from the opposition Congress party, handed the president a copy of a petition that he said had attracted 20 million signatures online. “The prime minister wants to help two, three business people” by introducing the farm laws, said Gandhi, the great-grandson of India’s founding prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru. The government […]