Day: December 8, 2019

Mahmudullah doubtful in BBPL opener

DHAKA Bangladesh senior batsman Mahmudullah Riyad is doubtful for his side's opening match of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) as he is yet to recover from the hamstring injury that he received during the second Test against India in Ko...
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Art competition to be held Feb 9 in UK, Ireland

DHAKA As part of the celebration of Father of theNation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birth centenary, Bangladesh HighCommission in London will organize an essay and art competition for childrenin the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland on February 9...
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Secretariat area to be ‘No Horn Zone’ from Dec 17

DHAKA The surrounding areas of the Secretariat willbe 'Silent Zone' or 'No Horn Zone' area from December 17.As part of making the capital free from sound-pollution, the surroundingareas of the Secretariat, Zero Point, Paltan, Kadam Foara, Shikkha Bhaba...
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Distribution of e-passport begins this month

DHAKA The much-awaited e-passport (electronic passport) delivery will begin in the 3rd week of December, the month of Victory, as authorities have already completed all formalities in this regard.We expect that our Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lau...
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Netrakona liberation day to be observed tomorrow

NETRAKONA Netrakona liberation day will be observed tomorrow as freedom fighters freed the district from the Pakistani occupation forces on December 9, 1971.Every year, the people of the district observe Netrakona Liberation Day commemorating supreme s...
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Increased Aman output likely

DHAKA Increased Aman output is expected this fiscal (2019-20) as the government has set a production target of 1,53,58,000 tonnes of Aman rice on 59.79 lakh hectares of land.We are expecting more Aman production this fiscal than last year's as signific...
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Three killed in Pirojpur road accident

PIROJPUR Three people including a freedom fighter (FF) was killed and two others injured as a bus hit a CNG-run auto rickshaw in Mathbaria's Jhautola area of the district this morning.Two of the deceased were identified as freedom fighter Afjal Ahmed, ...
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