Government

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.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Pre-primary books to be in 5 ethnic languages: Nahid

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid says the government decides to print pre-primary level books in five ethnic languages from the next academic year.

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

EU urges govt to break cycle of violence

Heads of Mission of the European Union in Bangladesh call on the government to break the cycle of violence by bringing the perpetrators behind the recent attacks in the country to justice and...

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Mobile number portability gets PM's nod

Subscribers will soon be able to keep their existing number even after they switch from one operator to another as the prime minister’s office has approved a guideline for mobile phone number...

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

Arrest of Aslam a drama: BNP

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed alleges that the government “staged a drama” by arresting its leader Aslam Chowdhury in a bid to bury the Bangladesh Bank reserve heist issue.