Scores of prominent doctors have urged the government to hike tobacco tax in the budget to protect public health.
No new tender under Public Works Division until June 30
Dhaka, May 5 : The government has suspended the contract awarding of all new tender proposals under the Public Works Division until June 30.
Lockdown to continue until May 16, intra-district public transport from May 6
Dhaka, May 3 : The ongoing lockdown will continue until May 16 while the intra-district public transport services will be allowed to resume from May 6.
Internet Restrictions Harm the Press & Public Alike
When Myanmar’s military seized power from the elected government in February, one of its first actions was to further squeeze the already restricted free flow of information in the country.
Public transports to resume before Eid
Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said today that the government is considering resuming public transport before Eid.
Spending on public servants’ remuneration to go up
The allocation of money for salaries and allowances of the public sector will see an uptrend from the next fiscal after a span of four years.
Govt allows public transport to operate during lockdown
The government has decided to allow public transport services to resume operations in city corporation areas from Wednesday as the country passes a weeklong lockdown enforced to curb Coronavirus transmission.
Avoid public gatherings, wear masks to fight Covid surge: PM
Seeking cooperation from all to check the rapid transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged people to avoid public gatherings, unnecessary outside stay and wear face masks everywhere.
Make corona-vaccine roadmap public, BNP asks govt
Dhaka, Jan 3 – BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday demanded the government make its roadmap on the coronavirus vaccine collection and distribution public immediately.
Previous public transport fares from Sept 1: Quader
Dhaka, Aug 29: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Sunday said the government has decided to reinstate the previous fare for public transports on conditions from September 1, instead of the fare adjusted in the wake of coronavirus outbreak,…
Public transports to remain operational during Eid: Quader
Dhaka, July 16 – Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said public transport movement will continue during Eid-ul-Azha.
Thakurgaon man humiliates wife in public
A woman has reportedly been forced to swallow urine after her head was shaved by her husband at Mistripara in Baliadangi upazila for her refusal to engage in anti-social activities.
Defeat evil forces to ensure public security: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the members of Bangladesh Ansar and Village Defence Party (VDP) to work with honesty, courage and integrity to defeat evil forces to ensure public security.
US misled public on progress in Afghanistan war
Washington, Dec 10 – The U.S. government across three White House administrations misled the public about failures in the Afghanistan war, often suggesting success where it didn’t exist, according to thousands of pages of documents obtained by The Washington Post.
BNP wants govt make all documents signed with India public
Dhaka, Nov 17 – The opposition BNP yesterday demanded of the government to make public all the agreements and memorandum of understandings (MoUs) signed with India during the recent Prime Minister visit to the neighbouring country. A two-member BNP delegation…
Trump impeachment hearings to go public next week
Congressional Democrats have announced the first public hearings next week in an inquiry that may seek to remove President Donald Trump from office.
Why approval required to arrest public servants not illegal: HC
Dhaka, Oct 21 – The High Court (HC)on Tuesday issued a rule asking the government to explain within four weeks why the section 41 (1) of the Government Service Act should not be declared contradictory to the section 26 (1,…
Public, election officials may be kept in the dark on hacks
If the FBI discovers that foreign hackers have infiltrated the networks of your county election office, you may not find out about it until after voting is over. And your governor and other state officials may be kept in the…
Public gathering banned in Bhola after clashes
The local administration imposed an indefinite ban on public gathering in the district on Monday, a day after clashes between protesters and police left four people dead.
How media technocrats manipulate public opinion
By Jan Lundius Stockholm / Rome, Oct 2 2019 (IPS) – In a 1974 article, Woody Allen poked fun at biblical stories presenting ludicrous paraphrases of The Book of Job, Abraham´s intended sacrifice of his son Isaac, as well as…
Public perception of graft by ACC staff not fully false: PM
Dhaka, Jun 12 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the public perception that many Anti-Corruption Commission staff are involved in corruption is not fully false. “All (ACC staff) are not innocent. No one can guarantee that all…
Ensure technologies not used to mislead public: UN chief
Dhaka, May 17 (UNB) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged everyone to work together to ensure that the digital economy delivers for all. “We must also recognise our shared responsibility to ensure that these technologies are not used…
Army successful in gaining public confidence: Gen Aziz
Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed on Thursday said the army has been successful in gaining the confidence of people by properly performing their duties during the parliamentary elections.
Khaleda repeats her stance for polls under neutral Govt
Repeating her earlier rigid stance on holding the national election under a caretaker government, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday night demanded immediate polls under any neutral administration, no matter in which name it will be called. “In the last…