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PM places six proposals to stop random use of antibiotics

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stressed on Tuesday the need for immediate global actions to decrease careless and indiscriminate use of antibiotics to effectively fight the silently emerging antimicrobial resistance that could endanger mankind, reports BSS.In a recorded speech aired in the inaugural meeting of the One Health Global Leaders' Group...

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Tri-service BD contingent leads India's Republic Day Parade

NEW DELHI, Jan 26 (BSS): A 122-member Bangladesh tri-service contingent, for the first time in history, led the India's 72nd Republic Day Parade on Tuesday marking the 50 years of the Bangladesh's War of Liberation.The contingent comprising soldiers of the Bangladesh Army, sailors of the Bangladesh Navy, and air warriors...

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India wants to restart issuing tourist visas soon: Envoy

Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has said they want to restart issuing tourist visas as soon as possible, noting they are waiting to see if the Covid-19 situation is normalised with vaccination in Bangladesh and India, reports UNB."...hopefully soon. We would really want to start it," he...

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The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday made the announcement of changing the name of the 'fireman' post

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday made the announcement of changing the name of the 'fireman' post of the fire service and civil defense to 'firefighter', in line with the directive of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

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Bidi workers stage demo for tax cut in Kushtia

Bidi workers under the banner of Kustia Bidi Sramik Federation have demanded immediate withdrawal of tax hike on bidi, which they claimed was imposed discriminatorily. They put forth the demand from a rally held on Public Library premises in Kushtia district town on Monday, says a press release.Bangladesh Bidi Sramik...

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DU dorms to reopen partially in March

The Dhaka University (DU) authorities are going to reopen its dormitories partially in the first week of March, considering the interests of the residential master's examinees, reports BSS.The decision came from the provost committee meeting held on Tuesday with Vice- Chancellor Dr Akhtaruzzamanin in the chair, Dr Nizamul Hoque Bhuiyan,...

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Night temperature may fall slightly

Weather may remain dry over the country. Moderate to dense fog may occur over the country during midnight to morning today (Wednesday), according to Met Office.Night temperature may fall slightly and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.The country's highest temperature was recorded at 29.0 degrees Celsius in...

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Death anniversary of Engineer Md. Anwarul Karim

            Anwarul KarimToday (Wednesday) is the seventh death anniversary of Engineer Md. Anwarul Karim. He served as the Managing Director of Bangladesh Diesel Plant Ltd from 1996 to 2001.He went on retirement after serving as the Managing Director of Eastern Tubes Limited from 2002 to 2004. Family members request all...

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Hearing in Abrar Rahat death case adjourned until Apr 12

A Dhaka court has adjourned until April 12 the hearing on a case lodged over the death of Dhaka Residential Model College student Naimul Abrar Rahat, against nine people including the editor of daily Prothom Alo Motiur Rahman, reports BSS.Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayesh fixed the new date...

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Over 481,029 unfit vehicles in country, says Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said there are 481,029 unfit vehicles in Bangladesh at present, reports bdnews24.com.Owners are being urged to get fitness clearances via SMS with renewal arrangements from the circle office, Quader said in parliament on Tuesday.

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