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BD ranks 143rd in TI corruption perceptions index

WT24 Desk Bangladesh has ranked 143rd among the 180 countries in the Berlin-based Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017, Agencies report. Executive Director of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Dr Iftekharuzzaman unveiled the annual CPI at a press conference in ...

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4G network service rolled out

WT24 Desk A new chapter of “digital Bangladesh” began through the introduction of fourth-generation (4G) mobile internet in the country on Monday. Mobile phone operators started offering the fastest internet services immediately after receiving the 4G/LTE licence in the evening ...

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Election as per constitution, says PM

WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the next national election will be held as per the constitution, not matter who are joining it and who are boycotting it,UNB reports. The Prime Minister came up with the remark ...

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UK lifts ban on air cargo from Dhaka

WT24 Desk The United Kingdom has withdrawn its ban on direct cargo flights from Dhaka to London with some observations, Agencies report. Civil aviation and tourism minister AKM Shahjahan Kamalon came up with the announcement at a joint press conference ...

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UN wants fair polls in Bangladesh

WT24 Desk The United Nations has expressed the hope that a favourable climate will be created in Bangladesh to hold a free and fair election, reports UNB. “…like in any country, this is our principal position that a climate could ...

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PM to return home Saturday

WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who reached Abu Dhabi yesterday morning from Rome concluding her four-day official visit to Italy and Vatican City, is set to return home on Saturday after making a stopover in the United Arab Emirates ...

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BNP public rally on Feb 22

WT24 Desk Amid a series of demonstrations for party chief Khaleda Zia’s release, the BNP has now announced plans to hold a public rally in Dhaka on Feb 22, Agencies report. Senior leader Ruhul Kabir Rizvir told the media on ...

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