Breaking News
Home | National (page 3)

National

US shares views on IPS with BD

Says it’s not direct counter to BRI; seeks stronger defense ties WT24 Desk The United States on Wednesday said they have no issue with Bangladesh in improving relations with other countries mentioning that its Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS) is not a direct counter to China or China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Agencies report. “We expect Bangladesh will have good relations ...

Read More »

PM Sheikh Hasina returns home

WT24 Desk Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home early Wednesday (DEC 04) after attending the “Heads of State and Government Summit” of the 25th Annual Conference of Parties (COP25) at Madrid wrapping up her three-day official visit to Spain, Agencies report. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines special flight carrying the premier and her entourage members landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal ...

Read More »

ACC clears charge sheet against Sinha,10 others

The former chief justice faces allegations of loan embezzlement from the then Farmers Bank WT24 Desk The Anti-Corruption Commission has approved charges against former chief justice SK Sinha in a case that involves Tk 40 million in suspicious loans from The Farmers Bank, Agencies report. The case names 10 others: KM Shamim, former managing director of Farmers Bank, renamed Padma ...

Read More »

Hasina agrees to be next CVF chair

She is on way home from Madrid WT24 Desk Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has agreed to take over the charge of the chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) next year, Agencies report. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said prime minister accepted a proposal of Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine in this regard on the opening day of ...

Read More »

Dhaka wants fined money back

Also identities of perpetrators; It wants amicable solution thru’ talks with Manila WT24 Desk Bangladesh wants to get US$ 20 million from the Philippines, imposed on Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) as fine in the wake of the cyber heist at Bangladesh Bank apart from seeking identities of the perpetrators involved in the stealing, Agencies report. Bangladesh raised the issues ...

Read More »

4 ‘Ansarullah militants’ held in Dhaka

WT24 Desk The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested four members of banned militant group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) from city’s Khilkhet area on Sunday, Agencies report. The elite force did not disclose the identities of the arrestees. Rab said they also seized some extremist books and leaflets from them.

Read More »

Dhaka gets 64 designated parking spots

WT24 Desk Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA) on Sunday has approved 64 parking spots in the capital as proposed by Dhaka Metropolitan Police, Agencies report. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader briefed reporters in this regard after a DTCA board meeting at Nagar Bhaban. Besides, the two city corporations have been given the responsibility to construct a small ‘city ...

Read More »

Month of Victory begins

WT24 Desk December, the glorious month of victory and pride for the nation, has begun today (Sunday). The nation earned its liberation after a nine-month long hard battle with the Pakistani occupation forces and materialized victory on December 16 of this month, Agencies report. Around 48 years ago, on December 16, 1971, Bangladesh got its long-cherished victory against Pakistani army ...

Read More »

PM Sheikh Hasina off to Spain

She will join COP25 there WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Madrid this morning ( Dec 01) on a three-day official visit to Spain to join the “Heads of State and Government Summit” of the 25th Annual Conference of Parties (COP25), Agencies report. The world’s annual climate summit, COP25, will be held in Madrid, the Spain’s central ...

Read More »

2 drivers, 1 helper get life term

Jabal-e-Noor owner acquitted in Dia-Rajib Death case WT24 Desk A court here on Sunday sentenced three people, including two drivers of Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan, to life term imprisonment in a case filed over the death of two college students in a road crash on Airport Road in the city on July 29, 2018, Agencies report.   Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM ...

Read More »