ePaper

Saturday, November 25, 2017

PM to open diplomacy for peace confce today

| By AA Correspondent
A consultation meeting with the participation of all Bangladesh envoys currently posted in 58 countries around the world titled "Diplomacy for Peace and People" will begin in the

43 new parking lots to reduce jam

| By Golam Mostafa Jibon
Some 43 new parking lots will be set up at different places mainly beneath the flyovers and empty spaces of the wide roads in the city. Traffic Department and
43 new parking lots to reduce jam

Singer Bari Siddiqui passes away

| By AA Correspondent
Eminent folk singer, composer and flautist Bari Siddiqui passed away. He was 63.The singer breathed his last at 2:30am yesterday at Dhaka's Square Hospital, his son Sabbir Siddiqui
Singer Bari Siddiqui passes away

Financial sector must face Fintech tide

| By News Desk
"Technology is pivotal to the 'New Economy'. ICT is obliterating traditional boundaries and redefining assumptions about business and economy. In this context, financial sector needs to focus on Fintech
Financial sector must face Fintech tide

Railway's daily passengers expected to double in 2 yrs

| By News Desk
If the ongoing development projects are completed within the stipulated time, then the number of daily train passengers will rise to 5 lakh from 2.5 lakh after two years,

Saudi Prince calls Iran leader 'new Hitler'

| By
Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince called the Supreme Leader of Iran "the new Hitler of the Middle East" in an interview with the New York Times published on Thursday,

Hasina won't retain power if Hindu torture not stops

| By AA Correspondent
Terming Awami League the masker of the secularism, the president of Bangladesh Udbastu Unnayan Sansad in India Bimal Mazumder has said that Sheikh Hasina won't remain in power

Xi, Myanmar army chief discuss Rohingya issue

| By
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Myanmar's top military general in Beijing yesterday and discussed China's support amid international criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya minority, according a

BNP doubts deal with Myanmar would work

| By AA Correspondent
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday voiced concern whether the Rohingya repatriation instrument signed with Myanmar will be implemented effectively or not.Talking to the media in

Shooting reports panic London

| By News Desk
Panic erupted among Christmas shopping crowds on London's Oxford Street on Friday evening as armed officers raced to respond to reports of shots being fired in the area but

Railway engr accused

| By Tapan Khan
The Anti Corruption Commission has been investigating into wealth of an engineer of the Mongla-Khulna Railway project, who allegedly made huge money through taking bribes and grabbing the

BD solar firms get $1 million UN grant

| By News Desk
Two Bangladeshi companies received $1 million grant from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affa-irs (UN DESA) in recognition of a project to spur solar entrepreneurship.
BD solar firms get $1 million UN grant

Feni AL leader divulges the truth: Rizvi

| By AA Correspondent
BNP senior Joint General Secretary Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has commented that the statement of Azharul Haque Arzu, an Awami League leader of Feni, is a divulgence of truth
Feni AL leader divulges the truth: Rizvi

'Ensure women-friendly workplace at RMG units'

| By News Desk
Speakers at a conference urged the garment owners and the government to ensure a women-friendly and safe workplace, and fair wages for female workers.Ogrojatra, Awaj Found-ation,

'China wants closer ties with Myanmar military'

| By
China wants closer ties with Myanmar's military to help protect regional peace and security, a senior Chinese general told the visiting head of the southeast Asian country's army.

Question leaks, errors now mar PSC exams

| By News Desk
With the recent JSC examinations swirling in chaos and criticism for question leaks and mistakes, many students of grade V and their parents searching the social media for

Smugglers, militants won't be spared: BGB

| By AA Correspondent
Officials of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), at a program, said those who are involved with drug smuggling and militant activities will not be spared. "No Bangladeshi people will

US dollar appreciates against BDT

| By News Desk
US dollar continues to gain strength against Bangladesh Taka (BTD) as the demand of the greenback has shot up due to a rise in the import of capital

Iqbal Sobhan behind blame game: Feni AL

| By News Desk
The Feni district unit of the Awami League has claimed Prime Minister's Media Affairs Adviser Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury instigated Azharul Haque Arju to call a media briefing connecting

Changed US stance may expose Burma to sanctions'

| By News Desk
The overnight change in Trump administration's stance on atrocities on the Rohingyas is likely to expose Myanmar to sanctions as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson now calls it "ethnic

© 2017 The Asian Age