Dhaka, December 14 2013
The nation observed the Martyred Intellectuals Day Saturday paying rich tributes to a galaxy of intellectuals who were systematically killed at the fag-end of the war of liberation in 1971 to cripple the Bengalis aspiring for nationhood.
Dhaka, December 11, 2013
UN Secretary General Bank Ki-moon today talked to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over telephone and hoped that Bangladesh would hold its next election as per the constitution.
Dhaka, December 10, 2013
The Head of Delegation Bangladesh, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Christine Cipolla, called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office here this morning. PM's Press Secretary Abul Kalam Azad briefed reporters after the meeting.
Dhaka, December 9, 2013
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the country's womenfolk to hate the war criminals for all time and forge unity against the evil force trying to dislodge women's progress and emancipation. "We have to always nourish our hatred against the war criminals responsible for rape, torture and violence on women, and their supporters," she said while distributing Roquia Padak- 2013 here today.
Dhaka, December 7, 2013
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said only the Election Commission can change the election schedule as the Commission has full independence to take the decision. However, the election will be held within the existing constitutional framework and according to democratic principles in a completely free, fair and neutral manner, she said. Sheikh Hasina said this when visiting UN Assistant Secretary General on Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez Tarannco called on her at her Gonobhaban residence here this evening.