Government

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

No foreign help needed to protect minority: Minister

Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu says Bangladesh does not need assistance of any foreign country or government to protect the minority community.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Drive for illicit SIM cards Jul 7: Minister

The government will launch a special drive to nab noncertified SIM cards in the country from July 7, state minister for telecom Tarana Halim says.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Bill placed to free occupied railway land

A bill has been placed at the parliament to recover occupied railway property that has a maximum of seven-year rigorous imprisonment as punishment for defaulters.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

HC stays KCC mayor’s suspension order

High Court stays for next six months the government order that had suspended Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Mayor Moniruzzaman Moni.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Pension for pvt jobholders by 2019: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the government plans to introduce pension scheme for the private sector by the end of its tenure in 2019.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Govt considering traffic situation seriously

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that the government is mulling creating an ‘independent metropolitan communication authority’ to ease traffic congestion in different important cities including...

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Allocation for education: Muhith proposes 32% increase

The government has proposed raising allocation in the education sector by 32 percent to Tk 49,009 crore in the next fiscal year compared to the allocation in the outgoing FY.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Brief incoming for blocked SIMs

Subscribers using biometrically unregistered SIM cards will have their outgoing calls blocked after today, while incoming calls are likely to stay active for “a few hours”, according to a top...

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

No plan to arrest Khaleda: Obaidul Quader

Defying the allegations raised by BNP leaders, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the government has not taken any decision to arrest Khaleda Zia.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Govt making law to muzzle NGOs: BNP

The government moves to formulate the foreign donations regulation act to muzzle NGOs so that they cannot speak against its misrule, BNP alleges.