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Don’t put dear ones’ lives in risk: HPM Sheikh Hasina warns homebound people

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the countrymen not to put their near and dear ones’ lives into threat rushing to village homes to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. “I know people are rushing towards villages on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr. You may contact the coronavirus on the ferry or in the vehicle on your way as you don’t know who ...

'NOKIA' to start making phones in Bangladesh

Nokia is set to launch its first production unit in Bangladesh, following other renowned brands such as Samsung, OPPO and Realme. Raqibul Kabir, the Managing Director of Vibrant Software (BD) (a concern of Union Group), confirmed to the Daily Star that Vibrant Software (BD) Ltd has received provisional approval from BTRC to set up a mobile phone...

HPM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates 4 new marine academies

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated four new marine academies alongside various types of organisational infrastructure and over a hundred vessels under the purview of the Ministry of Shipping. “All of this is in the interest of the people,” Hasina said from the Ganabhaban on Thursday. “So, I am happy to inaugurate the...

HPM Sheikh Hasina launches cash disbursement among pandemic-hit people

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has launched the second phase of cash support disbursement among 36.50 lakh families hit hard by the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the country. The premier joined the inauguration ceremony virtually from her official residence Ganabhaban where the district administrations of Chattogram, Bhola and Joypur...

Come forward to recover quickly from the pandemic: HPM Sheikh Hasina urges global leaders

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the international community to come forward to achieve a quick recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The prime minister remarked during a speech at the 77th annual session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, or ESCAP, on Monday. Sheikh Hasina highlighted the devastating impac...