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March 1, 2023

Power tariff being raised frequently to manage corruption: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday alleged that the government is frequently increasing the price of electricity to manage corruption in the power sector.”The power tariff was increased by 5% last night which is for the thir…

Nigeria’s Bola Tinubu declared winner of presidential vote

Ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu was declared winner of Nigeria’s presidential election early Wednesday, with the two leading opposition candidates already demanding a revote in Africa’s most populous nation.Election officials’ overnight announcement…

Finland’s Parliament gives final approval for NATO bid

Finland’s Parliament gave final approval Wednesday to the Nordic country’s bid to join NATO, with lawmakers signing off on membership along with the required legislation.The 200-seat Eduskunta legislature voted 184-7 to authorize Finland’s accession to…

57 arrested in DMP anti-narcotics drive

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in separate drives arrested 57 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs in the capital in 24 hours till 6 am on Wednesday.During the drives, 45,743 contraband yaba pills, 559 grams of heroin, 98.675 grams of hemp…

BFSA executive committee members visit Tungipara

Members of the Executive Committee (EC) of Bangladesh Foreign Service Association (BFSA) led by its President and Additional Foreign Secretary Asad Alam Siam visited Tungipara, Gopalganj on Wednesday and paid their respect to the Father of the Nation B…

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