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  • Celebrate Mujib year in a way to benefit common people: Hasina

    Awami League President Sheikh Hasina, also the prime minister, today asked Awami League and its associate bodies to observe the Mujib Year till December 16 next working out separate programmes, including pro-people ones, so that the common people can be benefited from this celebration.

  • Protect migrants from middlemen

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities to be careful so that migrants do not end up being cheated by the middlemen.

  • PM to visit India in Oct: Momen

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to India in October this year to improve further the bilateral relations between the two friendly neighbours.

  • Negotiations, not conflict

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh would keep up its efforts to repatriate displaced Rohingyas through negotiations and not by engaging in conflict with Myanmar.

  • Hasina, Trudeau for joint action

    Fight Against Terror: Hasina, Trudeau for joint action

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau have underscored the need for initiating a global movement to stamp out terrorism.

  • World leaders keep greeting Sheikh Hasina

    The UAE president, vice president and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi yesterday congratulated Bangladesh Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on securing landslide victory in the 11th national election.

  • AL rebels to be expelled for life

    With multiple aspirant candidates already campaigning hard in almost all constituencies, Awami League President Sheikh Hasina last night issued a tough warning to those looking to contest the election as rebels.

  • Rooppur Power Plant: No worries over safety

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday assured the public that the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant was being constructed with full security measure taken, adding that the design of the plant has been developed in a way as to not succumb to any accident – nuclear or man-made.

  • Awami League President Sheikh Hasina

    National polls will be harder than ever

    Warning that the next national elections would be tough, Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked her party's grassroots leaders to resolve their internal conflicts ahead of the polls slated for December.

  • Hasina warns AL men against mudslinging

    Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has cautioned lawmakers and AL ticket seekers about intra-party mudslinging.

  • Can't force any party to join election: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it was up to a political party to decide whether it would participate in an election. “I cannot impose my decision on any party... I cannot say to any party that you have to participate in the election,” she said at a press conference at the Gono Bhaban.

  • Australia to help resolve Rohingya crisis

    Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull yesterday assured his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina of continuing support to Bangladesh for resolving the Rohingya crisis.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Bangladesh Army

    PM to begin 9-day visit to KSA, UK on Sunday

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will embark on a nine-day visit to Saudi Arabia and the UK from Sunday. She will witness a grand military

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    No tickets for rebel backers

    Ministers and lawmakers of ruling Awami League, who had backed AL rebels in local government elections, will not get party tickets in the upcoming general elections, said AL President Sheikh Hasina.

  • BNP's return to power means destruction

    Seeking vote for the Awami League in the next general elections, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said BNP's

  • Hasina slams Khaleda, sons

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday came down hard on BNP chief Khaleda Zia and her two sons for

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    No going back to post-75 darkness: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged all to stay alert so that the country was not plunged into the dark era of post-1975.

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    Attempt to kill Hasina: 11 jailed for 20 years

    A Dhaka court sentences 11 Freedom Party members to 20 years’ imprisonment for their attempt to kill present Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in August 1989.

  • Govt has all arrangements for Rohingyas: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says her administration has taken all necessary measures to provide shelter, food and healthcare for distressed Myanmar nationals on humanitarian grounds.

  • UN Secretary-General António Guterres

    UN Secretary General's call

    We are heartened by the UN Secretary General's categorical condemnation of what he has termed a "humanitarian nightmare" referring to the unbelievable trauma experienced by Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh to escape indescribable violence.

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    People victim of extremism due to unaccountable govt: Moudud

    People have recently become victims of extremism, militancy, murders and enforced disappearances as an unaccountable government is running the country, a senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed.

  • Lawmaker seeks PM's intervention to protect minorities

    Ruling party lawmaker Dhirendra Devnath Shambhu urges the prime minister and her cabinet to draw their attention to stop attacks on minorities.

  • Hasina presents Mamata 20kgs hilsa

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sends 20 kilograms of hilsa from the Padma river for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is going to take oath for the second term tomorrow.

  • Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad

    10th parliament session till May 6

    The 10th session of the parliament will continue till May 5 with nine working days as per the decision taken at a meeting of Business Advisory Committee at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, meeting sources say.

  • Olama League no affiliate of AL: Hasan Mahmud

    Awami League (AL) Publicity Affairs Secretary Hasan Mahmud says Olama League does not have any affiliation with the ruling party.

  • PM slams those opposing coal-based power plants

    Taking a swipe at those protesting the government's move to construct coal-based power plants, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says some people have a bizarre imagination about coal and coal-based power plants which have already led to the loss of a few lives.

  • Rahmatullah, Hasnat made AL’s Dhaka north, south presidents

    AKM Rahmatullah and Abul Hasnat have been made presidents of Awami League’s Dhaka north and south city units.

  • Hasina 10th greatest world leader

    Business magazine Fortune has named Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as one of the greatest leaders of the world.