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    PM for boosting trade with EU countries

    ​Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina puts emphasis on boosting trade and investment between Bangladesh and European Union (EU) member states.

  • PM's advice to the DCs

    The prime minister has asked the deputy commissioners to take a stand against corruption. We welcome this instruction being timely and appropriate.

  • Prime Minister to honour 400 athletes

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to accord a gala reception and give cash awards to athletes and national teams which have brought laurels to the nation at the international level over the past six months to celebrate Pahela Baishakh.

  • From CR7 to Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a special gift, a Portugal football team jersey personally signed by one of the world's greatest sporting icons and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Sting reopens Paris' Bataclan hall on anniversary of militant attack

    Rock star Sting headlined a concert in Paris' Bataclan music hall on Saturday to mark the venue's reopening a year after three Islamist militants gunned down 90 revellers in France's bloodiest terror attack.

  • Reaction to Tigers' historic win over England

    Enjoy the reaction of players and organizations after Bangladesh national cricket team creates history and defeats England for the first time in Test cricket.

  • NZ to fund child sport development in Pacific

    New Zealand will fund a multi-million dollar programme aimed at getting more children in Pacific island countries to play sport.

  • PM hands out sports awards

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hands over the National Sports Awards for 2010, 2011 and 2012 among 32 sportspersons and organisers for their contributions to their respective fields of sports.

  • PM's counter-terror appeal

    The Prime Minister's call for people's support in fighting militancy and extremism effectively is fitting and timely.

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    Khaleda asks Hasina to quit power like UK PM Cameron

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia calls upon Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to step down from power paving the path for holding a free, fair and inclusive general election under a nonparty caretaker government.

  • Khaleda blames Hasina for Fahim’s death

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia blames Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the death of militant suspect Golam Faizullah Fahim in the name of “crossfire”.

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    India lauds Hasina’s ‘strong steps’ on militancy

    India comes out full throttle in support of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her government’s drive against militancy, saying the PM takes “strong steps”.

  • PM slams British govt for giving ‘shelter’ to Tarique

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina comes down hard on the British government for giving shelter to BNP Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, saying he has link to killings in Bangladesh and giving threat to British MP Tulip Siddiq.

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    PM dedicates her success in int'l arena to countrymen

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina dedicates her achievements in the international arena to the countrymen, saying world leaders also evaluated her work.

  • Troops if necessary for Mecca, Madina: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina assures Saudi Arabia it will send its troops to Mecca Haram Shareef and Madina Shareef if necessary.

  • Dhaka denounces Orlando attack

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina strongly condemns and expresses deep shock at the death of 50 people in a terrorist attack on a nightclub in the USA.

  • PM to brief media tomorrow

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to appear before the media tomorrow to brief the outcomes of her recent visit to Bulgaria, Japan and Saudi Arabia.

  • 'Murder attempt' on Joy: Shafik Rehman’s bail plea rejected

    The High Court rejects a petition filed by senior journalist Shafik Rehman seeking bail in the case filed for alleged attempts to abduct and murder prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • Killers of SP's wife won't go scot free: PM

    Describing the killing of the wife of a police officer in Chittagong as a cowardly act, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina vows to bring the perpetrators of such a secret killing to justice.

  • Be generous to poorer nations

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon the developed countries, including the G7 nations, to be more gracious in transfer of technology, mobilising resource and building capacity of the poor countries to overcome the challenges of implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Arrest of Aslam a drama: BNP

    BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed alleges that the government “staged a drama” by arresting its leader Aslam Chowdhury in a bid to bury the Bangladesh Bank reserve heist issue.

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    Comment on Joy: Defamation case filed against Khaleda

    A defamation case is filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for saying that the prime minister's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy has US$300 million in a bank account.

  • An end to CHT land dispute?

    The announcement by the Prime Minister that she wants to put an end to land disputes in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) gives a glimmer of hope that the most sensitive component of the CHT Peace Accord may be resolved under the PM's leadership.

  • BJP releases PM Modi's degrees, AAP calls those ‘fake’

    After days of Arvind Kejriwal relentlessly accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of lying about his education, the ruling BJP releases his college degrees and fielded its top leaders, Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley, in its fightback, reports NDTV.

  • No plan to increase service age limit: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina rules out any possibility of increasing the age limit in the government services from 30 years.

  • PM to visit 3 countries next month

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will likely begin tours to the UK, Bulgaria and Japan from mid-May to visit her relatives and join two international events.

  • Journalist Probir appeals for security

    Journalist Probir Sikdar has appealed to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to ensure that he does not become a victim of forced

  • PM Hasina made member of UN panel on water

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been appointed as a member of the United Nations High-Level Panel on Water.

  • Won't allow industries on farmland, says PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government will not allow anyone to set up industries indiscriminately destroying farmlands and forests.

  • PM for unity of Muslim Ummah

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the need for the unity of the Muslim Ummah and its pursuit of the great Islamic values of justice and inclusion.

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