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Work for global peace, women empowerment

PM urges C'wealth leaders WT24 Desk LONDON – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the Commonwealth leaders to make efforts to build a future where global peace and women empowerment will remain as the cornerstone to create a society free ...

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One-third of educated youth unemployed: CPD

WT24 Desk Bangladesh is sliding towards an ‘income-less employment’ as real income of working class people has declined, reports UNB. This was observed by Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Tuesday, analysing the state of the Bangladesh Economy in the ...

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No progress yet in execution of quota repeal

WT24 Desk There have been no further progress on the cancellation of the quota system in public services till Sunday night, after the prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s announcement regarding annulment of the quota system, Agencies report. A senior official of ...

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PM leaves for KSA, UK Sunday

WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves here tomorrow on an eight-day official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the United Kingdom (UK), Agencies report. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the prime minister and members of ...

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Shab-e-Meraj on Saturday night

WT24 Desk he holy Shab-e-Meraj will be observed across the country on Saturday night with due religious fervor, Agencies report. On the 27th of Arabic month of Rajab every year, Muslims observe Shab-e-Meraj, the night when Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) embarked ...

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US envoy for religious freedom to visit Bangladesh

WT24 Desk Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback will visit Bangladesh this week, officials said, Agencies report. He will discuss religious freedom with government officials, civil society representatives, and a range of leaders representing both majority and ...

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Nation celebrates Pahela Boishakh

WT24 Desk As dawn broke on Saturday, millions of Bangladeshis swarmed to the Ramna Batamul festival ground, to beckoning in Bengali New Year 1425, Agencies report. Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the New Year, or the first day of ...

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