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Atiqul promises 'healthy, vibrant and modern' Dhaka

Atiqul Islam, Awami League-backed candidate seeking reelection as mayor of Dhaka North, has promised to transform the capital into a 'healthy, vibrant and modern' city in his manifesto for the upcoming elections on Feb 1. He rolled out a 38-point manifesto at a media briefing on Sunday, outlining plans to institute a coordinated 'vector managem...

E-Passport is a gift for the nation in the Mujib Borsho: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today launched the much-awaited electronic passport (e-passport) along with the automated border control management programme, saying that it (e-passport) is a gift for the nation in the “Mujib Barsho”. “We’re handing over the e-passport to the people of the country in ‘Mujib Barsho&rsq...

More people are happy with Awami League's governance: IRI Survey

More people are happy with the Awami League’s governance now, a year after it took office for an unprecedented third term with a landslide in the 2018 general election, a new nationwide opinion poll shows. The poll, conducted by US-based International Republican Institute or IRI Center for Insights in Survey Research, shows heightened sup...

Bangladesh on the right track to attain SDGs: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (14 January) said Bangladesh is now on right track to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) due to her government’s time-befitting initiatives. “We achieved spectacular success in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and we’re already on right track to achieve the SDGs,...

HPM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Mujib Year countdown

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the countdown for yearlong celebration of the “Mujib Year” marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, coinciding with his 1972 return home from Pakistan captivity.“I open the countdown,” she said at a grand ceremony at the Old Airpo...