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Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has proposed Britain, as a global leader in justice and human rights, for resettling one lakh Myanmar Rohingyas currently sheltered in Bangladesh to lessen the unfair Rohingya burden on Dhaka. He made the proposal while holding a bilateral meeting with his British counterpart Elizabeth Truss in Kigali on the […]Continue Reading
Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on July 10 (Sunday), as the crescent moon of the Arabic month of Zilhaj of 1443 Hijri was sighted in the sky of Bangladesh today, Thursday, June 30, 2022. The National Moon Sighting Committee came up with the decision this […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK The government has banned the plying of motorcycles on the Padma Bridge until further notice. The ban imposed by the Bridge Division under the Ministry of Road, Transport and Bridges, will be effective from 6am Monday, June 27, 2022. The Press Information Department issued a notification in this regard on Sunday night, June […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK Two young motorcyclists who were critically injured in an accident on the Padma Bridge on its very first day have died, according to police. The deceased were identified as Md Alamgir, 24, and Fazlu, 25, by Bacchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital Police Outpost. The first known accident on the Padma […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK Bangladesh today witnessed its dream coming true as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opened its longest bridge, overcoming three pronged challenges – financial, engineering and political. Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the bridge on one of world’s mightiest rivers connecting southwestern Bangladesh with the capital and other parts while both the streams are Continue Reading
NEWS DESK World Bank vice-president Junaid Kamal Ahmed has called construction of the Padma Bridge with domestic financing a “matter of glory” for Bangladesh, over a decade after the lending agency cancelled its promised funding for the project, smelling corruption, which eventually appeared unfounded. “The construction of Padma Bridge is a matter of glory for […]Continue Reading