• Farewell to Durga

    Daily Dhaka Times: The celebration of this year’s Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindus, ended Friday with devotees bidding farewell to the Goddess Durga and her four children. The five-day long festival came to an end through the celebration of Vijaya Dashami, in which the main ritual is the immersion of Durga […]

  • PM for 100 economic zones

    Daily Dhaka Times: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that 100 economic zones will gradually be established in the country aiming to enhance both domestic and foreign investment. She made this disclosure at a Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority governing board meeting at PMO in city on Wednesday. Industries minister Amir Hossain Amu, commerce minister Tofail Ahmed, […]

  • Bengali community celebrates Durga Puja

    Daily Dhaka Times: The first thing everyone is asked when they walk into the Durga Puja festival is, “Have you eaten?” “The way we show our affection is through food,” explains Abhijit Ray, who said he hasn’t slept in the past 48 hours in preparation for the Hindu festival. In India, it’s a five-day event […]

  • PM for making Bangladesh as children’s heaven

    Daily Dhaka Times: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina underscored the need for turning Bangladesh into a safe abode for children so that they never face the fate of Russel. She said this while addressing a program at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre marking the 52nd birthday of Sheikh Russel, the younger son of father of the nation […]

  • Bangladesh to lose for TPP

    Daily Dhaka Times: Bangladesh will be the country most affected by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade deal signed by the USA and 11 other countries. Newly elected Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) president Siddiqur Rahman expressed the apprension on Saturday. “Vietnam is one of our major competitors in apparel trade. Now as […]

  • Imran H Sarker receives death threat

    Daily Dhaka Times: A man, identifying himself as a member of Islamic State of Bangladesh, has threatened to kill Gonojagoron Moncho spokesperson Imran H Sarker. Araf Al-Islam threatened by saying that Imran would be killed like the two foreign nationals, who had been murdered in Dhaka and Rangpur in late September and early October. Imran, […]

  • Bangla Bhai aide arrested in Naogaon

    Daily Dhaka Times: Police arrested Abul Hossain Master, 45, one of the closest aides of infamous Jamat-Ul-Mujahedin chief Bangla Bhai, from Pachpapiya village under Atrai Upazila on Saturday morning. Additional Police Super Khorshed Alam confirmed the matter to banglanews. He was wanted in several cases of murders and sabotage.

  • Padma bridge construction begins in December

    Daily Dhaka Times: The main construction work of the Padma bridge including piling and river training will begin in December this year. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the bridge in December, though its exact date is yet to be ascertained. According to Bridges Division sources, a meeting of secretaries under several ministries is expected […]

  • Kamrul will be brought from Saudi Arabia Thursday

    Daily Dhaka Times: Kamrul Islam, the prime suspect in the murder of Sylhet teenager Samiul Alam Rajan, will be brought back from Saudi Arabia on Thursday, the foreign ministry has said. Three police officers from Bangladesh have already reached Riyadh, it said on Tuesday in a statement. It said necessary procedures to repatriate him had […]

  • BNP leader Tipu comes under attack

    Daily Dhaka Times: BNP’s assistant office secretary Taiful Islam Tipu came under attack by a group of young men on the second floor of the party’s Nayapaltan central office on Tuesday. BNP office staff said Tipu was carrying out party’s organisational activities sitting on the second floor’s office room around 10:00am. At one stage, they […]

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