The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet on Wednesday evening to fix the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.
IBBL Ctg South Zone holds views exchange meet with clients
Chattagram South Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited organized a views exchange meeting with the clients at a Convention Hall of Chakaria, Cox’s Bazar on Friday, 22 January 2021.
Warring Afghans meet to find peace after decades of war
Dubai, AP/UNB, Sept 12 – After decades of conflict, Afghanistan’s warring sides will open long anticipated negotiations Saturday in search of lasting peace. This will also provide an exit for U.S. and NATO troops after nearly 19 years.
Memorable days: Narrow escape from bomb at Mushtaq’s meet
Mostafa Kamal Majumder Political violence in Bangladesh is an old phenomenon. I came face to face with a very destructive such violence on 23 May 1980 when a public meeting of Khondaker Mushtaq Ahmad came under a bomb attack in…
Cabinet sec, three services chiefs, IGP meet President
Dhaka, May 26 – Cabinet secretary, chiefs of three services and IGP on Tuesday separately paid a courtesy call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in the evening.
Dhaka joins OIC EC’s meet over COVID-19 Tuesday
News Desk Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an extraordinary foreign ministerial level meeting of its Executive Committee (EC) as a part of its effort to address issues of COVID-19 pandemic via video conferencing Tuesday.
Dating in time of coronavirus: chat online, meet much later
With governments clamping down on social interactions to contain the coronavirus spread, dating sites are discouraging dates and asking users to get to know each other virtually instead.
Bangabandhu Nat’l School Hockey meet begins tomorrow
Bangabandhu National School Hockey-2020 Tournament will begin on February 7 to 11 in Khulna marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Joint Rivers Commission meet deferred for good readiness: FM
Dhaka, Dec 18 – Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said the scheduled Joint Rivers Commission’s (JRC’s) meeting between Bangladesh and India has been deferred to some extent through a consensus to make it fruitful with better preparations.
Zidane,Valverde to meet in Clasico battle of the survivors
Zinedine Zidane and Ernesto Valverde might have been fearing for their jobs if they had lost a Clasico back in October but its postponement means that on Wednesday they can face each other feeling more secure.
‘Govts, Internet cos fail to meet challenges of online hate’
The UN’s monitor for freedom of expression has called on governments and companies to move away from “standardless policies and inconsistent enforcement” and to align their laws and practices against ‘hate speech’ with international human rights law.
Oikya Front getting ready to meet Khaleda
Dhaka, Oct 20 (UNB) – A Jatiya Oikyafront delegation, led by its convener Dr Kamal Hossain, wants to meet BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia at Bangabandhu Sheik Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
C’wealth trade ministers’ meet in London amid global chaos
4 October 2019 – Trade ministers and senior officials from 53 Commonwealth countries will gather in London to explore strategies for deepening trade and investment, while supporting a transparent, inclusive, fair, and open rules-based global trading system.
High-level meet on finance for dev – result business-as-usual
By: Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo 28 September 2019, New York City — Following a disappointing Climate Action Summit that yielded few commitments, despite science showing the need for urgent system change, and a Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Summit acknowledging that the…
Rainwater may help meet most domestic needs in BD: Experts
Dhaka, Sept 19 – Bangladesh receives on an average 1500 mm rainfall every year and this is adequate to meet most domestic needs, experts said on Thursday. They were speaking at the 4th Rainwater Harvesting Convention held at a city…
Amazon countries meet to bolster rainforest protection
Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world’s biggest rainforest, under threat from wildfires and rampant deforestation.
New wind farm helps Indonesia meet its clean energy targets
Jeneponto, South Sulawesi — About 90 kilometres (km) south of Makassar and near the Flores Strait, 20 new wind turbines, with 80-ton rotating blades 63 meters long and 5 meters wide, are spinning fiercely on flat green fields in the…
Relatives meet ailing Khaleda at jail ward on Eid Day
Dhaka, Aug 12 – BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia’s relatives, including her two granddaughters, saw the ailing former prime minister at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital on the Eid day on Monday.
Sara Ali heads to Lucknow to meet Kartik Aaryan?
After wrapping up Imtiaz Ali’s #Aajkal, Kartik Aaryan quickly jumped onto his next film, which is BR Films’ Pati Patni Aur Woh. The actor is currently shooting for the film in Lucknow with Ananya Panday and Bhumi Pednekar. But before…
Developing countries’ concerns over details of UNFCCC meet
Bonn, 21 June (TWN) — Agendas of the next UNFCCC session, frequency of forthcoming meetings of the Conference of the Parties (COPs) and participation of non-Party stakeholders in the process have proved contentious in discussions under the agenda item on…
BD-Burma Joint Working Group meet May 3
Dhaka, April 18 – Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday said a high powered delegation from Bangladesh is going to hold a meeting with Myanmar government next month to bring out a solution to address the Rohingya crisis. “Rohingya problem…
Last BD national polls did not meet fairness standard: UK MP
Dhaka, April 07 – The last parliamentary polls of Bangladesh held in December did not meet the standard of fairness, said visiting member of parliament of the United Kingdom Mark Field yesterday. He said UK wants to see lively debate,…
EU election experts meet BNP female candidates
A two-member European Union (EU) election expert mission on Thursday held a meeting with BNP’s three female candidates who contested the 11th parliamentary election.
Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman
Thailand’s immigration police chief met Tuesday with officials of the Saudi Embassy in Bangkok, and said the officials told him they are satisfied with how the case of a young Saudi woman who claims to be fleeing her abusive family…