PM opens free textbook distribution

Staff Correspondent: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina today formally inaugurated free textbook distribution programme for the academic year 2020 as the ‘National Textbook Festival’ is set to be celebrated across the country on January 1.

She formally opened the free textbook distribution programme by handing over

Rajshahi court attains significant success in case disposing

   Rajshahi Correspondent: Rajshahi Judicial Magistracy has attained a tremendous success in the field of case disposal this year figuring 104 percent up by 14.48 percent than the previous year.

In the last eleven months, a total of 9,474 cases were recorded and
10,207 cases were

Over 2.71 lakh to be fed Vitamin A+ capsules in Khulna

 Khulna Correspondent: Khulna Civil Surgeon office has completed all preparations to immunize over 2.71-lakh children aged between six months and 59 months with Vitamin A plus capsules during the National Vitamin A Plus Campaign on January 11.

Khulna Civil Surgeon office disclosed the information yesterday

Kamrun Nahar made information secretary

Staff Reporter: Women and Children Affairs Secretary Begum Kamrun Nahar has been made Secretary of the Ministry of Information.

“Women and Children Affairs Ministry’s Secretary Begum Kamrun Nahar has been transferred to the Ministry of Information as secretary. The order will take immediate effect,” said

Medical waste management plant being established in Rajshahi

 Rajshahi Correspondent: A medical waste management plant is being established in Rajshahi city aimed at bringing all the wastes including the risky and harmful ones produced in both public and private clinics, diagnostics and hospitals under proper and hygienic management and disposal.

Rajshahi City Corporation

AL nominates Taposh, Atiqul for mayoral race in city polls

Staff Reporter: The ruling Awami League(AL) today confirmed the mayoral nominations of Barrister Sheikh Fazley Noor Taposh and incumbent Mayor Atiqul Islam respectively for Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) polls scheduled for January 30.


‘Mithapukur to become first drug free upazila in Rangpur’

Rangpur Correspondent: Superintendent of Police (SP) Biplob Kumar Sarkar has said comprehensive steps have been taken for declaring Mithapukur upazila as the first drug free upazila of the district in the near future.

“Drug is a social disease. The present government has taken

PM Hasina asks VIPs to follow security rules at airports

Staff Correspondent: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked VIPs of the country to follow the security rules at airports and warned that anyone flouting the regulations will face air travel restrictions in future.

"I want to say it clearly, here there are members of

AL’s biggest challenge to create jobs: Quader

Staff Reporter: Awami League general secretary Obaidul Qauder on Saturday said that ensuring jobs for everyone is the biggest challenge for the ruling Awami League.

The other challenges are - implementation of the party's election pledges and institutionalisation of democracy, he said after paying rich tribute

Bangladesh Bank official, two daughters killed in road crash

Desk report: A Bangladesh Bank official and two of his daughters were killed while his wife and son sustained injuries in a road accident at Fouzdarhat of Sitakunda upazila in Chattogram on Saturday morning.

The deceased were identified as BB joint director Saifuzzaman Mintu, 50,