World Bank will help to control inflation

Controlling rising inflation is the biggest challenge in Bangladesh. The World Bank has assured to continue to support the government’s initiatives. However, the finance minister said that it is impossible to control inflation overnight. He also informed about price adjustment of electricity and fuel. They said this after a meeting at the secretariat. World Bank … Read more

Cultivation of opium behind the corn field, farmer arrested

In Manikganj, a farmer was cultivating opium hiding in a corn field. The Goenda police arrested the farmer and destroyed the opium plants after getting tip-off. The farmer was arrested from Puran Payla area of ‚Äč‚ÄčTeota Union of Shibaloy Upazila of the district on Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile, the opiums are destroyed. The arrested farmer’s name … Read more

Govt is oppressing to maintain power: Rizvi

Senior Joint Secretary General of BNP Ruhul Kabir Rizvi commented that even if the government tortures the opposition to maintain power, the movement cannot be suppressed. He made this comment at a press conference at BNP’s central office in Nayapaltan in the capital on Sunday afternoon. Rizvi said that the government is continuing to oppress … Read more

BNP leader Altaf Chowdhury is out of jail

BNP Vice Chairman and former Home Minister Altaf Hossain Chowdhury has been released from prison. He was released on bail from the prison cell of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Medical University-BSMMU at 8:50 pm on Sunday. This information was informed to the media from the press wing of the BNP Chairperson. Earlier, Dhaka’s Additional Chief … Read more

Gender identity of unborn child cannot be revealed: HC

The High Court has ruled that the gender identity of the unborn child in the mother’s womb cannot be revealed. Hospitals, diagnostic centers and laboratories have also been directed to strictly follow the verdict. The High Court bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Kazi Zeenat Haque passed the verdict on Sunday. Advocate Ishrat Hasan, … Read more

Electricity prices are increasing from March 1: State Minister

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu said that electricity prices will be increased from March 1 amid various discussions. On Sunday, he told Ekatar Television that the price of electricity has been increasing since March 1. And the price may increase by seven to eight percent. Discussions have been going … Read more

The US delegation visited Dhaka to promote relations

Members of the US delegation are visiting Dhaka to promote bilateral relations between Bangladesh and the United States. Eileen Laubecker, head of the delegation, told reporters after a meeting with Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud on Sunday. The US Embassy in Dhaka said in a Facebook post that the US supports a prosperous, secure and democratic … Read more