Dhaka, Apr 24 : The 8th anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse, the worst-ever tragedy in the country’s multi-billion-dollar ready-made garment (RMG) industry, is being observed on Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic.
US-Bangla to operate special flight from Saturday
Dhaka, Apr 20 (UNB) – US-Bangla Airlines is going to start a weekly special flight on Dhaka-Guangzhou route from Saturday. Civil Aviation Authority has permitted the airline to run this flight maintaining special health protocols.
Historic Mujibnagar Day to be observed Saturday
Dhaka, Apr 16 : The historic Mujibnagar Day will be observed on Saturday, marking the oath-taking ceremony of the country’s first government on April 17, 1971, which led the Bangladesh War of Liberation.
Cosmos Dialogue on Dhaka-Washington ties premieres Saturday
Dhaka, Apr 2 : Experts from Bangladesh and the United States have been brought together for an online symposium hosted by the Cosmos Foundation to assess the Dhaka-Washington relationship in its present context and identify the challenges and opportunities that…
PM’s virtual press conference Saturday
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a virtual press conference on Saturday afternoon marking the United Nations’ final recommendation for the graduation of Bangladesh from the group of the least developed countries (LDCs).
BNP to observe Shaheed Jihad Day Saturday
BNP will observe ‘Shaheed Jihad Day’ on Saturday, marking the 30th anniversary of the martyrdom of Nazir Uddin Ahmed Jihad.
Saifur Rahman’s 11th death anniversary Saturday
Dhaka, Sept 04 – The 11th death anniversary of M Saifur Rahman, the country’s ex-finance minister, will be observed on Saturday.
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…
Month of mourning begins Saturday
Dhaka, Aug 1: The month of mourning began today(Saturday) for the nation to recall once again the most brutal assassination in its history and renew the pledge to safeguard perpetually the country’s independence and sovereignty.
Holy Eid-ul-Azha today
Dhaka, Aug 1: The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated across the country today with due solemnity and religious fervour.
Bangladesh sees 3,288 new virus patients, 29 deaths Saturday
Health authorities on Saturday reported the death of 29 more people due to deadly COVID-19 in a span of 24 hours, which is the lowest number of death in a day that the country registered since June 1.
Wari under lockdown for 21 days from Saturday
Dhaka, July 4 – Wari area of the capital will be put under lockdown for the next 21 days from Saturday to prevent the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19). All preparations for the lockdown have already been completed, councillor of ward-41…
BSMMU starts COVID-19 treatment Saturday
Dhaka, July 3: A 370-bed ‘Corona Centre’ will open at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) tomorrow for providing treatment to the coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.
With 1873 cases found on Saturday corona cases jump to 32,078
The confirmed coronavirus cases in Bangladesh rose to 32,078 on Saturday after the health authorities announced the detection of 1,873 new cases.
Banks to remain open Friday, Saturday
Banks have been asked to continue operation on Friday (May 22) and Saturday (May 23) in the industrial areas to facilitate payment of wages to garment workers before Eid and also continue export import activities.
Webinar on COVID-19 challenges begins at DU Saturday
DHAKA, May 16: A series of webinars on social impact and challenges of COVID 19 titled ‘How is Bangladesh Confronting the Pandemic-COVID 19?’ will be commenced t Saturday.
Dhaka reports 5 virus deaths 552 cases of infection Saturday
Coronavirus deaths keep growing in Bangladesh as five more people died from the virus infection in the last 24 hours till Saturday taking the total death toll in the country to 175.
DMP to enforce social distancing strictly from Saturday
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) is going to take a hard line from Saturday to ensure social distancing in the capital. The decision was taken at a meeting between Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and DMP Commissioner Shafiqul Islam and senior police…
Historic March 7 Saturday
Dhaka, March 7 – The historic March 7, a memorable day in the history of Bangalees’ long arduous freedom struggle, is being observed across the country on Saturday in a befitting manner.
Those quarantined at Dhaka’s Hajj camp will be released Saturday
Dhaka, Feb 14 – All Bangladeshis quarantined in the capital’s Ashkona Hajj Camp since February 1 will be released on Saturday afternoon after a complete assessment of their situation.
Zimbabwe cricket team to arrive in Dhaka Saturday
Zimbabwe national cricket team is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on Saturday to play a Test, three ODIs and two T20Is.
AL, BNP to select nominees for Dhaka mayoral polls Saturday
Dhaka, Dec 27 – Awami League and BNP are expected to finalise candidates for Dhaka South and Dhaka North City elections on Saturday.
Nation to pay homage to martyred intellectuals Saturday
The nation is set to observe the Martyred Intellectuals’ Day tomorrow in a befitting manner.
Hasina turns 73 Saturday
Dhaka, Sept 27 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in the United States to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session, turns 73 on Saturday.
Woman dies of dengue in Rajshahi; 527 hospitalised Saturday
A woman died of dengue at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) while 527 new patients were hospitalised across the country until Saturday morning.
Poet Shamsur Rahman’s 13th death anniversary Saturday
Culture Desk The 13th death anniversary of one of the major poets in modern Bengali literature, Shamsur Rahman, will be observed today. Shamsur Rahman died at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on August 17, 2006 while undergoing treatment. Different…
Dhaka records 2 more dengue deaths 1649 new cases Saturday
Dhaka, Aug 3 – Two people died of dengue and 1,649 new patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in 24 on Saturday morning as the situation remained alarming although the number of new cases was 38 less…
PM flies to London: Confce of BD envoys to Europe Saturday
Dhaka, Jul 19 (UNB)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday flew from Dhaka to London on an official visit to the United Kingdom. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage took her from Hazrat…
National Poet Kazi Nazrul’s 120th birth anniversary Saturday
DHAKA, May 24, 2019 – The 120th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be celebrated on Saturday across the country in a befitting manner. An elaborate programme has been taken at the national level to mark the…
500 mmcfd LNG supply to Bd national grid began on Saturday
Chattogram, Feb 9 (UNB) – The supply of 500 mmcfd Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) into the national grid will start from here on Saturday. Talking to UNB, Petrobangla officials expressed hope that the supply of 500 mmcfd (million cubic feet…