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August 6, 2022

FOSA pays tributes to Bangabandhu at Tungipara

The executive committee (EC) of the Foreign Office Spouses’ Association (FOSA), a not-for-profit organisation, has paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at his mausoleum in Tungipara, Gopalganj.The association led by i…

US Assistant Secretary Sison in city

US Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Michele J. Sison arrived here on Saturday on a two-day visit as part of her tri-nation official tour.Director General (Americas wing) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nayem Uddin …

EXPLAINER: Why Kenya’s presidential election is important

Kenyans are voting Tuesday to choose a successor to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The race is close and could go to a runoff for the first time.One top candidate is Raila Odinga, an opposition leader in his fifth run for the presidency who is being support…

Chinese FM Wang pays homage to Bangabandhu

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 and paid tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam received the Ch…

Fmr Bengal governor elected India’s next Vice-President

Former governor of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, Jagdeep Dhankhar, was elected as the country’s next Vice-President on Saturday.Dhankhar, who was fielded by India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, defeated his main challenger and opposition c…

US-Bangla resumes Dhaka-Bangkok flights September 1

Private carrier US-Bangla Airlines will resume its flights on the Dhaka-Bangkok-Dhaka on September 1.Except for Mondays and Wednesdays, the airline will operate flights on this route, route five days a week, Md Kamrul Islam, general manager (public rel…

Fuel price hike by govt just rubbing salt in wounds: BNP

Slamming the government for raising the fuel prices to get IMF’s loan, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday voiced concern that it will hit the common people hard as the prices of all essential items will go up further.“The fue…

Fuel price hike: Transport strike withdrawn in Ctg

The transport owners of Chattogram who went on a strike Saturday morning in protest against the fuel price hike by government have withdrawn their programme.The decision was announced around 3 pm Saturday by Belayet Hossain, president of Chattogram Met…

Ukraine grain shipments offer hope, not fix to food crisis

FILE – Russian, Ukrainian, Turkish and U.N. officials arrive to the cargo ship Razoni for inspection while it is anchored at the entrance of the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. The Sierra Leone-flagged Razoni, loaded up w…

Hamid looking to send load shedding back to museum by August-end

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that the government is trying to end the need for load shedding from this current month.“We’ll try to come out of load shedding by the end of this month. Till then we’ll try t…

Commuters’ misery mounts countrywide after fuel price hike

Commuters are facing immense suffering as most of the buses remained off the roads in different parts of the country including the capital on Saturday after the fuel price hike in the country last night.The commuters were seen waiting for long at the b…

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