The Parliament Secretariat Commission on Sunday approved a Tk 336.14 crore budget for Parliament to spend on its development and non-development expenditures for the next fiscal year (2020-21).
Journalist Rozina Islam freed under bail until July 15
A Dhaka court on Sunday granted ad-interim bail to Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina Islam until July 15 in a case filed under the Official Secrets Act.
Narcotics case: Man gets life term in Magura
Magura, Mar 9: A Magura court on Monday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment in a case filed under the Anti-Narcotics Act in 2009.
RU Press Club gets new executive body
Rajshahi, Feb 13 – A New executive body of Rajshahi University Press Club (RUPC) has been formed with Salman Shakil of JagoNews24 as president and Sohanur Rahman Sumon of The Financial Express as general secretary for the year 2021-22.
Defamation case: BNP’s Tarique Rahman gets 2yr imprisonment
Narail, Feb 4 (UNB): A court in Narail has sentenced BNP’s Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman to two years in jail for making derogatory statement against Bangabandhu in 2014. Narail Judicial Magistrate Court-2 Judge Amatul Morsheda delivered the verdict on…
Rajshahi University law dept gets new chairman
Rajshahi, Jan 24 – The Rajshahi University Law department Professor Dr. Md Hasibul Alam Prodhan on Sunday took charge of the department as it’s 27th chairman.
RU Journalist Association gets new executive body
Rajshahi, Jan 08 – A 15-member executive body of Rajshahi University Journalist Association (RUJA) has been formed with Shahin Alam of Desh Rupantor as president and Nuruzzaman Khan of Samakal as general secretary for the year of 2021-22.
RU gets new registrar
Rajshahi, Jan 07 – Rajshahi University controller of examinations professor Abdus Salam has been appointed registrar of the university.
Yunus’ petition for patent-free vaccines gets 1mn signatures
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus’ petition on putting people ahead of pharma patents has received nearly one million signatures.
Naogaon Archaeology Dept gets 11 touchstone statues
Naogaon, Nov 16 – Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) handed over 11 touchstone statues, seized during drives in different parts of the district, to the Archaeology Department in Naogaon.
Bangladesh’s Shaheen Akhtar gets Asian Literary Award 2020
Dhaka, Nov 04 – Bangladesh’s Shaheen Akhtar has won the 3rd Asian Literary Award for her novel “Talaash.” The novel paints the sufferings of Birangona women – survivors of sexual violence during the Bangladesh Liberation War.
Padma Bridge project gets time extension up to 2022
Dhaka, Aug 26 – The implementation tenure of Parma Bridge project, a mega project of the country, has been extended up to 2022 as its works suffered a setback due to COVID-19 pandemic and floods.
IPL gets government clearance for UAE edition
The Indian Premier League has received final clearance from the country’s government to host this year’s edition in the United Arab Emirates, its chairman told AFP on Monday.
Jute harvesting gets momentum in Narsingdi
Narsingdi, July 20 – Harvesting of jute got momentum in all the six Upazilas of Narsingdi district following adequate rainfall in the recent days as farmers in some cases are now engaged in separating fibres from their harvested jute plants…
Bangladesh gets first parcel train of dry chilies from India
Dhaka, July 13 – Bangladesh has received the first parcel train at Benapole carrying dry Chillies from Andhra Pradesh, India.
Lemon agronomy gets popularity in Panchagarh
Panchagarh, June 25: Cultivation of various high yielding lemon is getting popularity among the farmers in all five upazilas of the district as it fetches huge earnings in the recent time.
Premier League gets green light for June re-start
Premier League clubs received a boost to their hopes of completing the season on Tuesday as the government published a “roadmap” that could see the return of elite sport in England from June 1.
Comilla University Arts and Humanities Faculty gets New Dean
Comilla, Feb 24 – The authorities of Comilla University (CoU) in Cumilla on Sunday appointed professor Dr. M M Shariful Karim of English Department as the new dean of Arts and Humanities Faculty of the university. CoU vice-chancellor professor Dr…
IBBL gets `Gold Remittance Award’ for highest collection
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has received `Gold Remittance Award 2020’ for collecting highest remittance in the year-2019 conferred by the Centre for NRB. Dr. A K Abdul Momen, MP, Foreign Affairs Minister and Dr. Mashiur Rahman, Economic Affairs Advisor to…
CoU English Dept gets new Chairman
Dr. Banani Biswas has been appointed new chairman of the Department of English, Comilla University (CoU), Cumilla.
As China sneezes, global economy gets the chills
Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong hit hardest, bottlenecks in low-value parts threaten downstream units By Umesh Desai The coronavirus outbreak in China, which started in the city of Wuhan, has had analysts scrambling to lower growth forecasts across the board,…
BAU Journalists Association gets new committee
Mymensingh, Jan 26 – A 16-member executive committee of Bangladesh Agricultural University Journalists’ Association (BAUJA) has been formed for the year 2020. Md Nabil Tahmid of daily Ittefaq and Md Shahriar Amin of daily Amader Shomoy were elected as president…
Controversial Mane goal gets Liverpool past battling Wolves
A controversial Sadio Mane goal was enough for Premier League leaders Liverpool to secure a nervy 1-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers and open up a 13-point cushion over their nearest challengers on Sunday.
Film ‘No Dorai’ gets censor certificate
Culture Desk Bangladesh’s first surfing film ‘No Dorai’ faced an obstruction regarding the permission for its release from Bangladesh Film Censor Board.
Dr Yunus gets bail upon surrender
A labour court here on Sunday granted bail to Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus in three cases filed over sacking three employees of Grameen Communications.
Jatiya Oikya Front gets green signal to see ailing Khaleda
Dhaka, Oct 21 – Opposition alliance Jatiya Oikya Front postponed its citizen mourning rally slated for Tuesday (October 22) at Suhrawardy Udyan as it was not given permission.
‘Govt gets no int’l support: Toes Myanmar plan on Rohingya’
Dhaka, Aug 24 – BNP on Saturday alleged that the government has completely failed to win international support for starting the repatriation of Rohingyas and resolve the problem.
Tisha,Yash Rohan’s ‘Mayaboti’ gets release date
Culture Desk Director Arun Chowdhury’s upcoming film, Mayaboti is set to be released nationwide on September 13. The film received an uncut censor certificate from the Bangladesh Film Censor Board in June. The story of the film revolves around Maya,…
‘Alpha’ gets TV premiere
Entertainment Desk Nasiruddin Yousuff directed ‘Alpha’ had its TV premiere on Channel-i yesterday.’Alpha’ is the third feature film directed by Nasiruddin Yousuff, who made his directorial debut with liberation war film Ekatturer Jishu in 1992.
Masud Rana film gets big budget
Entertainment Desk Masud Rana, the fictional super spy of Bangladesh, will be brought to the silver screen from the pages of one of the most famous series of paperbacks. The budget for making the film will be at tk 83…