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Media should play a role in welfare of the country: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged journalists to use their professional scope for country’s greater interest, saying the freedom of press should not to be used in a childlike manner. “We fully believe in freedom of press, however it should not to be used in childish manner and everybody should remain careful about this,” ...

Bangladesh-India jointly inaugurates cross-border oil pipeline project

The prime ministers of Bangladesh and India have jointly unveiled the plaque of a 130km cross-border oil pipeline project, known as Bangladesh-India Friendship Pipeline. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi flagged off the construction work of the pipeline via video- conferencing from the Ganabhaban in Dhaka and...

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets delegation of Hijra community

A delegation of five members of the third gender (Hijra community) met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday to express their gratitude, as the government recognized them as the third gender. Members of the delegation led by Abida Islam Maiyuri met with the Prime Minister at her Parliament office. Premier's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim describ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina receives deed of historic Rose Garden

The government has purchased the historic ‘Rose Garden’, an archeological site, from where the country’s biggest political party, Bangladesh Awami League, started its journey in 1949. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received the registered deed of the property from the current owner and her children at a simple function held at G...

HPM Sheikh Hasina opens two bridges on Teesta and Titas river

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has opened for traffic two bridges on the Teesta and Titas rivers in Rangpur and Brahmanbaria saying her government was striving to build better communication networks nationwide to accelerate economic activities and facilitate peoples’ movement. “A better communication system will better peoples’ ...