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Global efforts must be increased to cut migrants' risks: Shahriar

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam has said global efforts must be enhanced to save lives and reduce risks and vulnerabilities of migrants during their migratory journey, including those caught up in situations of crisis, reports UNB. He was delivering national statement at the general debate of the...

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17 cattle markets to be set up in city

Authorities of the two Dhaka city corporations are going to set up a total of 17 makeshift cattle markets in the capital on the occasion of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, official sources said.Of the total temporary haats, 10 will be set up by the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) seven by...

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Condolences pour in for Gaffar Chowdhury

People from different quarters have been expressing condolences on the demise of eminent journalist and columnist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury. "Whenever I listen to the everlasting song 'Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano', it reminds me no one but the name of great storyteller our favourite Gaffar Bhai," said Zakiuddin Ahmed on Friday,...

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World Meditation Day today

Bangladesh will observe World Meditation Day today (Saturday) for the second time as elsewhere across the globe aiming to build awareness of meditation to lead a healthy mental, physical, spiritual and social life.Quantum Foundation (QF) will mark the day this year with the theme "Gracious people, blessed land: Heaven on...

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Visitors looking at digital wall magazines

Visitors looking at digital wall magazines made by students of different educational institutions at the 5th National Earth and Space Summit at Notre Dame College (NDC) in the city on Friday. NDC Eco and Space Club organised the event — FE Photo

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Take strict action if money extorted in my name: Asaduzzaman

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has asked the law enforcement agencies to take strict action against those who extort money in his name, reports UNB.He said this while talking to reporters on the sideline of a conference of Lions Clubs International in Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the city on...

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News in Brief(2022-05-21)

Two pry teacher candidates killed in Chandpur road crashTwo people were killed on their way to take part in recruitment exam for assistant teachers of primary schools in a collision between a CNG-run auto-rickshaw and a truck in Sadar upazila of Chandpur, police said. Two others were injured in the...

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Weather (2022-05-21)

Rain/thunder showers with intense lightning flashes and temporary gusty/squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions in the next 24-hour from 06:00 am today (Saturday), according to the met Office.Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over...

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