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Homage to Bangabandhu as satellite launched

PM places wreath at Bangabandhu's portrait WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the successful launching of the country’s first communication satellite ‘Bangabandhu-1’ into ...

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Lightning forecast system soon in country

Say meteorologists WT24 Desk Eight sensors capable of pinpointing lightning-prone areas and providing early warnings on incidence of lightning have been installed in the country, Agencies report. Ministry of disaster management and relief has set up the US-made sensors recently, ...

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Army to be with people whenever necessary

Hopes PM Sheikh Hasina WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday hoped that the Army will be there with the mass people, whenever necessary, for the sake of running the country by the present government, News Agencies report. “This is my ...

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Bangladesh, India sign MoUs on defence coop

WT24 Desk Bangladesh and India have signed four memoranda of understanding (MoUs) to expand defence cooperation including purchase of equipments, Agencies report. One MoU is to provide a framework for using India’s $500 million loan under line of credit offered ...

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Quota protesters demo across country on Sunday

WT24 Desk Quota protesters demanding gazette notification in line with the prime minister’s pledge, will hold demonstration on Dhaka University campus on Sunday. They said there will be no classes and examinations at all universities across the country till 1:00pm ...

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Bangladesh enters Space Age

Country's first communications satellite Bangabandhu-1 deployed to geostationary orbit. WT24 Desk Bangladesh has entered the elite space club of 57 nations with the launch of its first geostationary communications satellite, the Bangabandhu-1, into orbit by US space transport company SpaceX in small hours ...

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Won’t tolerate violence

PM warns students WT24 Desk Asking students to refrain from resorting to vandalism in their educational institutions, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said the government will no longer tolerate such acts, News Agencies report. “Any sort of vandalism won’t ...

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10 Bangladeshis rescued in Greece

They were allegedly held hostage by Pakistani men WT24 Desk Greek police said Wednesday they had rescued 50 migrants who had been held hostage in northern Greece, allegedly by two Pakistani men who were extorting their families for money, AP ...

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