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August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

PM asks energy ministry, BPC to explain reasons behind fuel price hike

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given directives to the respective ministry to clarify once again the reason behind the fuel price hike.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Universal pension scheme: Cabinet approves draft bill

The country’s people aged 18 to 50 years would be eligible for the universal pension scheme, to be introduced by the government after becoming 60 years old.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

PM directs to take immediate action against rice hoarders

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given directives to take immediate action against rice hoarders.

December 4, 2018
December 4, 2018

PM thanks colleagues in last cabinet meeting

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina thanked her cabinet colleagues for their cooperation during the last cabinet meeting of the incumbent government yesterday.

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Cabinet okays proposal to sign deal prohibiting nuke weapons

The cabinet approves a proposal for signing the "Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons", a legally binding instrument of the United Nations for nuclear disarmament.

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

Draft BSTI law: 2yr jail for marketing goods without licence

Cabinet approves draft of new BSTI law proposing two-year jail and fine of Tk one lakh for producing and marketing goods without BSTI license.

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

Govt doubles investment ceiling for foreigners seeking citizenship

Foreigners will have to invest a total of US$1 million in Bangladesh or transfer a total amount of $2 million from their country to Bangladesh to avail citizenship here.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

How they get freed on bail?

Members of the cabinet committee on law and order yesterday came down heavily on police for torturing a Bangladesh Bank official and a staff of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), saying those incidents had tarnished the image of the department.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Cabinet approves draft of expatriates’ welfare policy

The cabinet approves the draft of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Act 2016 to make the immigration procedure easier and hassle free.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Gazipur, Rangpur to get metropolitan police

The cabinet approves draft laws for converting Gazipur and Rangpur police to metropolitan police. Bijoy Bhattacharya, additional secretary to the cabinet division, says the decision was made to provide legal services to the doorsteps of the people.