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  • President Abdul Hamid

    Prioritise public interest, their welfare: President to Army

    President Abdul Hamid urges the members of Bangladesh Army to work for the welfare of common people apart from ensuring the country's security and sovereignty.

  • President Abdul Hamid

    Stop food adulteration or face music

    Warning against adulteration and fraudulence, President Abdul Hamid yesterday said businessmen involved in such practices would be punished.

  • President Abdul Hamid

    Rohingya crisis: If not solved, it may harm stability in the region

    Stressing the importance of a peaceful solution to the Rohingya crisis, President Abdul Hamid has said the crisis can destabilise the entire region if it is left unresolved.

  • Success without morality not acceptable

    Mentioning the recent incidents of question paper leak in public examinations, President Abdul Hamid yesterday said parents want

  • International Mother Language Day 2019

    Nation paying tributes to language movement martyrs

    The supreme sacrifice of the language heroes on this day 66 years back is being remembered as people in thousands are thronging the Central Shaheed Minar at midnight to pay their glowing tributes to the 1952 language martyrs by placing wreaths at the altar of the monument.

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    Hamid awaits second term as president

    Abdul Hamid will remain the country's president for a second consecutive term as no one else is running in the upcoming presidential election.

  • President off to Singapore for medical check-up

    President Abdul Hamid leaves Dhaka for Singapore on Sunday afternoon for medical check-up there.

  • Central Shaheed Minar

    President, PM pay homage to language heroes

    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay their deep homage to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement by placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka at one minute past midnight on the occasion of Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day.

  • A Journey With Pride

    The Daily Star yesterday awarded 24 prominent individuals and an institution for their lifetime contribution to nation-building at its 25th anniversary programme.

  • Attack on the press a threat to democracy

    President Abdul Hamid yesterday said any attack on the press is a threat to democracy and that journalists must unite to fight the evil forces.

  • Pay scale: President for addressing journos’ salary disparity

    President Abdul Hamid expresses his hope that the government will give due attention to salary disparities of journalists following the announcement of new national pay scale.

  • Don't harass people

    President Abdul Hamid yesterday asked policemen to give special attention so that nobody is harassed by them while they carry out their duties.

  • Bills to double salaries of president, PM, ministers placed in JS

    Three separate bills are placed in the parliament in an amended form to double salaries and other allowances of the president, prime minister and cabinet members.

  • Kishoreganj to get public university

    President Abdul Hamid yesterday said the government has taken an initiative to set up a public university in Kishoreganj and develop communication infrastructure of the district.

  • Govt striving to build a developed nation: Hamid

    The government has been striving to build a developed and enlightened nation within the structure of democracy, eradicating vengeance, bloodshed and political confrontation, President Abdul Hamid yesterday said.

  • President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    President, PM pay homage to armed forces’ martyrs

    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay homage to members of Bangladesh Armed Forces, who made supreme sacrifices in the Liberation War in 1971, on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day.

  • President, PM condole death of Hajj pilgrims

    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina send messages to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia expressing deep sorrow and shock at the loss of lives in a stampede at Mina during Hajj.

  • "Martyrs’ souls will now rest in peace" (video)

    Abdul Hamid Mia remembers Salauddin Quader Chowdhury “very well,” back from the days of the battlefield of Bangladesh’s Liberation War.

  • SC’s first Iftar honouring president, PM

    Supreme Court for the first time has arranged an Iftar party for June 27 in honour of the president, prime minister and speaker.

  • Modi flies in

    PM Hasina welcomes Narendra Modi at Dhaka airport as he arrives in his maiden trip to Bangladesh expected to strengthen ties between the two neighbouring countries.

  • President Abdul Hamid

    Leading from the front

    That our Sangsad has become dull and drab since the ascension to Bangabhaban of the previous Speaker would be discourteous to the existing fellows that constitute our house of parliament, but it is a fitting compliment to our president Abdul Hamid.

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    New AMD for Eastland Insurance

    Eastland Insurance has recently promoted Abdul Hamid as additional managing director and chief financial officer, the company said in a statement yesterday.

  • President invites Khaleda on Independence Day

    President Abdul Hamid invites BNP Chief Khaleda at his official residence Bangabhaban in Dhaka to attend programme marking the Independence Day tomorrow

  • President off to London

    President Abdul Hamid left here for London this morning for eye treatment and health checkup.

  • Nation paying homage to language martyrs

    The nation is paying glowing tribute to the Language Movement martyrs, who laid down their lives for the mother tongue in 1952, amid countrywide ongoing blockade