Day: May 13, 2019

Poverty rate comes down at 21.8pc in 2018: BBS

DHAKA, The country's poverty rate came down at 21.8percent while the poverty rate, as per the lower poverty line or peopleliving in extreme poverty, came down at 11.3 percent in 2018, according tothe latest data of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (...
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WTO Commerce Ministerial meeting began in New Delhi

NEW DELHI, India today said the collapse of WTO'sappellate body for dispute settlement and the reform agenda being pushed bycertain developed economies could harm the interest of developing countriesas a twoday Commerce Ministerial Meeting of World Tra...
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President hosts reception for Buddhists

DHAKA, President M Abdul Hamid today urged the members of the Buddhist community to play their due role in the country's overall development upholding communal harmony, tradition and the immortal ideology of Lord Buddha.Bangladesh is a country of commu...
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Corrupt individuals must be punished: President

DHAKAPresident M Abdul Hamid today asked the AntiCorruption Commission (ACC) to ensure proper punishment of the corrupt individuals and not to harass any innocent people anyway.The President gave the directive when a fourmember ACC delegation, led by i...
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2 killed in a Rajshahi road mishap

RAJSHAHI, Two persons were killed and two others injured when a minitruck skidded off the road and fell into a roadside pond at Medical crossing area in Mohanpur Upazila headquarters on RaajshahiNaogaon highway here this morning.The deceased were ident...
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