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‘Massive dev made in last 15 years’

bdreports24 Desk: State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat said on Thursday that an incredible development has been made under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over the last 15 years. He made the remark while addressing the opening ceremony of 'Shaheed Dr. Fazle Rabbi Park' under 'Modernisation, Development and Greening of Open Spaces of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC)' at Gulshan in Dhaka on Thursday afternoon, reports UNB. He said that many things can b<...

Massive anti government protests in Bangladesh 

Shahariar Islam Sovon Thousands of protesters from various political parties took to the streets in several districts, major cities, and capital to demand Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's resignation including a free, fair, and credible national election, ensure freedom of speech, ensure proper power supply, reduction of fuel and essential commodity prices and an end to the crackdown on journalists. The rallies staged by different political wings including the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) protest against the rising living cost, surging essential commodity prices, fuel prices, economic crisis, power shortage, attack on journalists issue and depreciating national currency. The BNP Secretary General claims that Hasina's government has been accused with financi...

Bill to ban strikes in essential service sector

In a bid to empower the government to ban strikes in essential service sector, a Bill titled Essential Services Bill-2023 has been placed in the parliament in a bid to empower the government to ban strikes in essential service sector. There is a provision of maximum six months' imprisonment or Tk 50,000 fine or both if anyone observes or continues any illegal strike in the workplace. State minister for labour and employment Begum Monnujan Sufian placed the Bill in the the parliament on Thursday. The bill was then forwarded to the parliamentary committee ...

PM receives Padma Bridge loan repayment installment

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader handed over a cheque of around Tk 316.91 crore to the premier as the first installment of repaying loan taken for building Padma Bridge at a function at her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh would march ahead facing any hurdle with people's support as she received first repayment installment of the Padma Bridge loan, reports BSS. "I believe we can step forward confronting any hurdle if the people stand beside us. Construction of the Padma Bridge with ...

DUJSAA holds grand iftar mahfil at DU

bdreports24 Desk Dhaka University Japansese Studies Alumni Association (DUJSAA) arranged a grand iftar and dua mahfil with 100 members at Dhaka University's Social Science Faculty premises in the capital on Saturday. Chairman of the Department of Japansese Studies of the University of Dhaka Dr. Abdullah-Al -Mamun was chair the program and the president of JUAAB Professor Dr. M.A.M Yahia Khandoker was present as chief guest. The Country Representative of JETRO Mr. Yuji Ando, Former Secretary General of JBCCI & trustee of Kazuko Bhuiyan Foundation Mr.Tareq Rafi Bhuiyan, the Country Director of Shapla Neer Ms.Tomoko Uchiyama, the Principal of Kokorozashi & Kazuko Bhuiyan Japanese Cultural Center Mr. Okabayashi Kuniaki and Mr.Yuya Usuki Manger JETRO Dhaka were...

UNYSAB new committee formed

bdreports24 Desk: The new executive committee of the United Nations Youth and Student Association of Bangladesh (UNYSAB) has been selected with MD Jahidul Islam as a new president; Mohammad Eannobi, Shadman Taher Arnob and Akib Khan as vice president and Mehjabeen Akhter as a new Organising Secretary. UNYSAB is one of the largest volunteer hubs of the country that actively works for the development of interpersonal skills of the youth of Bangladesh. UNYSAB has announced a 42-member's central executive committee for 2023-2024. Ameena Rashid Bania and Nusrat Tayba Mim have been selected for the Research and Development team after several rounds of scrutiny. Previously, Shammy Wadud served 4 years as a president for conducting  UNYSAB's major mi...