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People-to-people contact needed for deepening ties: Mamata

People-to-people contact needed for deepening ties: Mamata

In a bid to deepen ties between Bangladesh and India, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has made 7-point announcement, which, she considers, will strengthen the people-to-people contact between the two countries. Prior to her departure this evening, the High Commission of India issued the announcements on her behalf: •    Setting up of Bangabandhu Bhaban...

PM counts on public wrath

PM counts on public wrath

Terming the ongoing attacks on people crimes against humanity, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hoped that the public wrath and tough government action against BNP-Jamaat would bring an end to the current situation. "It's a matter of hope that people are now aware and not accepting such destructive acts like burning people to death and causing damage to public property with arson attacks. People have started resisting these acts," she said. "We expect to overcome this situation as public wrath is against them [BNP-Jamaat and other components of the 20-party alliance]." The PM came up with the remarks in her introductory speech at a meeting with seniors officials of various divisions under...

KNOT SO TRUE

Unless we stop…

“She stayed for 8 minutes!” “No, she stayed for 3!” “They thanked her for her almost-a-visit!” “No, they did not!” While we are incessantly discussing about failure of courtesies and indulging on how many minutes our Prime Minister stood near the gate of the Mrs. Zia's office while digging out past instances of who visited who when someone had died at some point, the rest of the world is moving on. The 'rest' includes our next-door neighbour, India, which has just celebrated its...

PM talks tough against maligning Bangabandhu

PM talks tough against maligning Bangabandhu

Issuing a stern warning, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said those who are making disparaging remarks about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will not be spared. "People know the country’s history very well…..kulangars (black sheep) are uttering derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu. They won’t be spared. People will certainly bring them to justice," she said. The premier said this while holding separate meetings with leaders of Gopalganj district, and Tungipara and Kotalipara upazila units of Awami League. Hasina held the meetings with the AL leaders at Bangabandhu's house after placing a wreath and offering Fateha and munajat at the mazar of Bangabandhu here. PM's Press Secretary AKM Shameem Chowdhury briefed reporters after the meetings. Shameem said...

PM returns home after Malaysia tour

PM returns home after Malaysia tour

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home this afternoon from Malaysia wrapping up her three-day official tour when Bangladesh and Malaysia signed four deals, aiming to further deepen ties between the two brotherly nations. A VVIP flight of national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines, which left the Malaysian capital around 11:55am (Malaysian time), carrying the prime minister and her entourage reached Hajrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka around 1:40pm. Deputy Leader of the House and Awami League presidium member Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury, PM's adviser Major General (retd) Tarique Ahmed Siddique, civil and military high officials welcomed her at the airport. During her stay in Malaysia, Bangladesh and Malaysia signed an agreement on partial...

PM arrives in Dhaka after Saarc visit

PM arrives in Dhaka after Saarc visit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today returned home after attending the two-day 18th Saarc Summit in Nepal. The premier landed at Dhaka’s Hajrat Shahjalal International Airport at 12:05pm. Earlier, she left Kathmandu for Dhaka this morning. The flight carrying the premier and her entourage left Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal’s Kathmandu at 10:35am local time. She was...

Checking Campus Violence

PM for prompt, proper action

PM for prompt, proper action

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities concerned to take prompt and proper action against those unleashing violence at educational institutions irrespective of their political affiliations. “Action must be taken promptly against those who commit this kind of acts,” Hasina told the Sylhet divisional commissioner and police commissioner through a video conference after...

PM calls for finding low cost healthcare

PM calls for finding low cost healthcare

Urging the faculties of BSMMU to do intense research, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the researchers of medical science must find ways for prevention of new diseases and provide people with low cost healthcare services. She said healthcare services are a basic right of the people. Only a healthy person can play a...

AL chief approves show-cause notice against Latif

AL chief approves show-cause notice against Latif

Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today approved a show-cause notice asking Abdul Latif Siddique to explain why he would not be expelled from the party permanently. “Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam today signed the show-cause letter which would be sent to the permanent address of Latif,” AL Deputy Office Secretary Mrinal Kanti Das told The Daily Star this evening. A meeting of the AL Central Working Committee yesterday relieved him from the party presidium and suspended his primary membership of the party. The notice says as one of the oldest traditional parties in the South East Asia, AL cannot shoulder the responsibility of his derogatory comments that...

Latif to be dropped from cabinet, AL posts: PM

Latif to be dropped from cabinet, AL posts: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Abdul Latif Siddique will be removed from the cabinet and all the posts of Awami Lague for his comments on hajj, Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and Tablighi Jamaat. “He will be dropped from the cabinet and party posts as hurting the religious sentiment of people by anybody is not...

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