Day: October 9, 2019

Bangladesh 105th in global competitiveness index

DHAKA Bangladesh has been placed in the105th position among 141 countries in the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2019 released by World Economic Forum (WEF) today.Like the last year, the overall score of the country remains unchanged at 52.1 this ye...
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Hearing on bail plea against Samrat Oct 15

DHAKA A Dhaka court today set October 15 to holdhearing on police plea to place former Jubo League leader Ismail HossainChowdhury Samrat on total 20-day remand in two cases filed with capital'sRamna Police Station for possessing illegal arms and narcot...
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Durga Puja ends with immersion of idols in Khulna

KHULNA The five-day celebrations of Durga Puja, thegreatest religious festivity of the Hindu community, ended in the city andnine upazila of the district through immersion of the idols with duereligious fervour, gaiety and solemnity.The Hindu community...
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1,339 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

DHAKA Around 1,339 dengue patients are undergoingtreatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.Among them, 466 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 873are hospitalised outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis Man...
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Dairy development farm plays vital role in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI Rajshahi Dairy and Cattle Development Farm has been playing a pivotal role towards boosting milk and meat production through the best uses of modern technologies in the region.Located on 92.43 acres of land at Rajabarihat area under Godagari U...
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Truck mishap kills BGB man, his wife in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and his wife were killed when a speeding truck dashed their motorbike at Puthiya on Rajshahi-Natore highway in the district today.Rezaul Islam, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Puthiya Police Station, said th...
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Kurigram-Dhaka Intercity Train from October 16: Sujon

RANGPUR Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujon, MP, hassaid Bangladesh Railway (BR) will launch the much-desired Intercity Train onthe Kurigram-Dhaka-Kurigram route from October 16 next. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will launch the proposed 'Kurigram Expre...
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