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  • Rashed Khan Menon

    Next JS polls to be different, difficult: Menon

    New Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon says the next parliamentary elections will be different and difficult than the previous ones as “all political parties including BNP are likely to join it”.

  • Council of Ministers: Surprises in reshuffle

    It was around 1:30pm. Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon was briefing Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the activities of the national flag carrier Biman after the weekly cabinet meeting at the PMO yesterday.

  • It shows law enforcers' weakness

    Terrorism cannot be controlled by killing alleged militants in crossfire as it shows the weakness and failure of law enforcement agencies, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon told parliament yesterday.

  • Blood will have blood

    Civil Aviation Minister Rashed Khan Menon yesterday rightly described the death of militant suspects in so-called "crossfire" and "gun battle" as weakness and failure of the law-enforcement agencies.

  • Hajj flights from Aug 4

    Hajj flights to carry Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will begin on August 4 and continue till September 5.

  • HC bars MPs from heading school committees

    High Court declares illegal the rules that allow lawmakers to hold the chairman posts in governing bodies of non-government schools and colleges.

  • Ban on visitors’ entry at Dhaka airport lifted

    The Civil Aviation Authorities lift restriction on entry of visitors to concourse hall at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, six months into imposing it over security grounds.

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    Airport security: Deal with British company by Mar 21

    The government will sign a deal with a British security company by March 21 to ensure security screening at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, the civil aviation minister says.

  • Body formed to step up Dhaka airport’s standard

    A committee is formed to step up the standard of Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in view of United Kingdom raising security concerns.

  • Ehsanul Gani Chy made new Caab chairman

    Air Vice-Marshal Ehsanul Gani Chowdhury has been made the chairman of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab).

  • UK happy over Bangladesh’s aviation security measures

    British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Alison Blake expresses satisfaction over the various steps taken by the government on aviation security issues.

  • Menon deplores govt’s failure to curb graft

    Expressing dissatisfaction over government's failure to ensure good governance, Rashed Khan Menon saysthe country's GDP growth rate will rise by 2.5 percent if corruption can be curbed effectively.

  • Rat damaged grains worth Tk 723cr in 2014-15 FY: Matia

    Rats damaged food grains including paddy, rice and wheat worth over Tk 723 crore during the 2014-15 fiscal, Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury tells parliament.

  • Hajj flights begin on Aug 16

    Hajj flights to carry Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will begin on August 16 and continue till September 18 this year.