Government subsidies in the upcoming budget for 2021-22 fiscal is likely increase by Tk10,000 crore with agriculture sector slated to get the highest allocation, official sources said on Saturday.
National award-winning music director Farid Ahmed dies
Dhaka, Apr 13 (UNB) – Renowned music director Farid Ahmed passed away at a hospital in the capital on Tuesday. The music director was put on life-support at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Square Hospital on April 11. He…
National Baroari debate competition at RU from Apr 8
The Bangamata Hall Debating Society (BHDS) of Rajshahi University is hosting a Baroari debate competition under the label “1st BHDS National Baroari Debate Competition 2021”.
Mustafizur puts national duty on top
Bangladesh left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman on Tuesday said he will always prefer playing for the national team over anything if the board selects him.
IBBL achieves ICAB National Award
Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has achieved the ‘20th ICAB National Award’ for best presented annual reports 2019’ under the category of Corporate Governance.
National Mourning Day being observed
Dhaka, Aug 15: The nation is observing Saturday the National Mourning Day with paying rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his 45th martyrdom anniversary.
National Mourning Day Saturday
Dhaka, Aug 14 – National Mourning Day will be observed on Saturday, marking the 45th anniversary of the martyrdom of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family members were brutally…
Bangladesh national killed ‘by BSF’ along Thakurgaon border
A Bangladeshi national was reportedly beaten to death by the members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) from a river near Ratnai border in Baliadangi upazila on Monday.
National award-winning music director Azad Rahman dies
Dhaka, May 16 – National Award-winning singer, composer and music director Azad Rahman passed away on Saturday at the age of 76.
Trump extends national social distancing guidelines to April 30
Xinnhua/UNB, March 30 – The United States has reported more than 140,000 confirmed #COVID19 cases by Sunday. U.S. President Donald Trump says the national social distancing guidelines aimed at slowing the #coronavirus spread will be extended to April 30.
BNP seeks national unity to check coronavirus
BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Friday laid emphasis on forging a national unity to create awareness among people to tackle the coronavirus.
Coronavirus infected BD national critical in Singapore
Dhaka, Feb 19 – The coronavirus infected Bangladeshi expatriate in Singapore hospital is now in a critical condition as the medicines which are being administered into his body are not working.
Two-day AL national council begins Friday
Dhaka, Dec 19 – A two-day 21st national council of ruling Awami League, which led the struggle of independence, is set to begin on Friday.
PM distributes National Film Award among winners
Dhaka, Dec 8 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday distributed the prestigious National Film Award for the years 2017 and 2018 among its recipients.
PM opens national data centre, 3 other dev projects
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday opened four newly-completed development projects, including the installation of solar panels in CHT’s remote areas and national data centre in Kaliakair and commissioning of five ships and one survey vessel for the Kaptai Lake.
PM opens Jubo League’s 7th national congress
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the 7th national congress of the Bangladesh Awami Jubo League, the youth front of Bangladesh Awami League, in the city on Saturday morning.
Jatiya Oikya Front seeks national govt to ‘protect’ country
Dhaka, Sept – Accusing the ruling party of taking the country to the brink of ruination, Dr Kamal Hossain-led Jatiya Oikya Front on Saturday demanded that a national government be formed to protect the nation.
National Poet Nazrul’s 43rd death anniversary Tuesday
Dhaka, Aug 27 – The 43rd death anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is being observed today (Tuesday). Nazrul, revered as Bidrohi Kobi (a rebel poet) for his activism for political and social justice, breathed his last in Dhaka…
Oli Ahmed asks his workers, prepare for fresh national polls
Dhaka, Aug 24 – Jatiya Mukti Mancha convener Oli Ahmed on Saturday urged his party leaders and activists to get ready for a fresh national election as he thinks the “fall of the current government is certain”.
Begum Rokeya University observes National Mourning Day
The authorities of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) observed the National Mourning Day and 44th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman paying rich tribute to him.
National Mourning Day tomorrow
News Desk Bangladesh Awami League (AL) has chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the 44th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Mourning Day tomorrow (August 15). On this day in 1975, the…
DU to observe National Mourning Day
DU Correspondent The Dhaka University (DU) authorities have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the National Mourning Day and 44th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 15 with due solemnity. The national flag,…
Narrative films to be aired on National Mourning Day
Entertainment Desk Two narrative films based on the stories of ‘Mahamanaber Deshe’ will be aired on TV on August 15, marking the National Mourning Day and the martyrdom of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman along with his…
National Art Exhibition ends at Shilpakala Academy
Culture Desk The National Art Exhibition concluded on July 23 at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segunbagicha in the city. The exhibition featured a display of 322 artworks by 310 artists. The mediums include watercolour, oil,…
Kamruzzaman Sagar wins award in National Art Exhibition
Culture DeskThis year feted print maker Kamruzzaman Sagar has bagged the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Award 2019 (valued at BDT 2 lakhs) at the 23rd National Art Exhibition for his work Global Warming (Lithograph). He is now an Assistant Professor of…
National advisory committee on film formed
Culture Desk A national advisory committee on film has been formed to advise the government on the local film industry and its development. Information ministry issued a circular in this regard on July 6 on its website. The committee, according…
Bangladesh national killed in BSF firing
Dhaka, July 08 – A Bangladesh national was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Indian territory across Kiranganj frontier in Chapainawabganj district on Sunday night. The dead body was supposed to be of Dulal Uddin, 18, son…
National Jr Chess: WCM Noshin Anjum emerge champions
Dhaka – Woman Candidate Master (WCM) Noshin Anjum of Elegant International Chess Academy emerged champion in the girls section of the Walton 39th National Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships on Tuesday. Anjum secured full seven points from seven matches at the…
39th National Junior (U-20) Chess begins Wednesday
Dhaka – The Walton 39th National Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships (Open and Girls) began at the Chess Federation hall-room of National Sports Council here on Wednesday. Dr Md Jafar Uddin, Secretary in Charge of Youth and Sports Ministry inaugurated the…
38th National Senior Table Tennis kicks off Saturday
Dhaka – The 38th edition of National Senior Table Tennis Championship 2019 will begin Saturday at Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Table Tennis Wooden Floor Stadium in Paltan. Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation (BTTF) is organising the competition, said a press release…