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Chair of Calcutta University to be named after Mujib

Chair of Calcutta University to be named after Mujib

The West Bengal government has planned to set up a chair in Calcutta University and name it after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wants the chair to be inaugurated by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, reports our New Delhi correspondent. "We want to create a "Bangabandhu Chair" in the Calcutta University after Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and we want his daughter Sheikh Hasina to inaugurate it," Mamata told PTI news agency in Kolkata. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman studied at Kolkata's Islamia College (now known as Maulana Azad College) under the...

Hasina worst autocrat in the world: Fakhrul

Hasina worst autocrat in the world: Fakhrul

Terming Sheikh Hasina regime “the worst ever autocratic one” in the world, BNP today said the party has lost its faith in the apex court as it has turned down Khaleda Zia’s leave to appeal petitions challenging the trial of graft cases against her in a lower court. “We went to the Supreme Court...

Put aside differences, focus on connectivity, PM urges Saarc leaders

Put aside differences, focus on connectivity, PM urges Saarc leaders

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought active supports from the Saarc leaders for advance implementation of the regional connectivity by putting aside their differences in a bid to increase intra-regional trade. "Physical connectivity is important in ensuring overall peace, progress and stability across South Asia,” the prime minister said at the inaugural ceremony of...

India announces immediate medical visa for Saarc countries

India announces immediate medical visa for Saarc countries

India has announced immediate medical visa for patients from Bangladesh and other Saarc countries seeking treatment in India and three to five years’ visa for the businessmen. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement at the 18th Saarc Summit that began in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu today. As per the announcement, a patient and one of...

Modi assures Hasina on Teesta, LBA deals

Modi assures Hasina on Teesta, LBA deals

India government is working vigorously to seal deals on Teesta River Water Sharing Agreement and Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) with Bangladesh to boost bilateral relation between the two countries. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told his Bangladeshi counterpart Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today after the inaugural meeting of  the 18th Saarc Summit in Nepal. Iqbal...

South-south Award

Joy receives it for Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been honoured with the “South-South Cooperation Visionary Award” of the United Nations for her leadership in taking Bangladesh towards progress. PM's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy received the award on behalf of his mother at the closing ceremony of the Global South-South Development Expo 2014 in Washington on Friday, according to a message received here yesterday. Joy also spoke on the occasion and read out the message of the PM. “Bangladesh is marching ahead under the...

Joy receives south-south award on behalf of PM

Joy receives south-south award on behalf of PM

Adviser to the prime minister on Information and Communication Technology Sajeeb Wazed Joy has received "South-South Cooperation Visionary Award" of the United Nations on behalf of Prime Minister and also his mother Sheikh Hasina. He received the award on the concluding day of the five-day "Global South South Development Expo-2014" held in the US...

Govt committed to modernise armed forces further: PM

Govt committed to modernise armed forces further: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated her government's firm commitment to further strengthen the armed forces for safeguarding the country's hard-earned independence and sovereignty. "Our government has taken steps for further development and modernization of the armed forces so that they can move keeping pace with the entire world," she said. "We have also set...

PM annoyed with HT Imam

PM annoyed with HT Imam

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed her severe annoyance with her Political Affairs Adviser HT Imam during a cabinet meeting and said he had briefed the media without her knowledge. Speaking to journalists earlier in the day, Imam said he arranged the media briefing on the premier’s advice obtained from “a different channel”. The PM...

BNP-led alliance a thorn in side of country

BNP-led alliance a thorn in side of country

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the BNP-led 20-party alliance had turned into a thorn in the side of  the country as it was comprised of anti-liberation elements, killers and rapists who did not want peace and development of the nation. "Apart from war criminals and Razakars who killed our brothers and raped our...

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