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Women Chamber hails proposed budget

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Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BWCCI) congratulates and conveys its sincere thanks and gratitude to the Honorable Minister, Ministry of Finance as well as the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for announcing a sensible and smart national budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020 today before the National Parliament which could be a milestone for achieving the Vision- 2021 of the government. BudgetHence, BWCCI as a national platform of women entrepreneurs is expressing its sincere thanks once ag...

Agriculture Census begins

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The field-level data collection for the country’s 6th Agriculture Census began in the country today and it would continue till June 20. During the Agriculture Census-2019 bearing the theme “Krishi Shumari Shofol Kori, Somriddho Bangladesh Gori”, the enumerators will collect data on food grains, fisheries and livestock, size of the agriculture households, land use, size of the cultivated land, number of cattle and poultry, agricultural machineries, food security, fisheries and forests in the urban and rural areas across the country. Planning Minister MA Mannan formally inaugurated the Agriculture Census today through releasing balloons and pigeons at the BBS building this afternoon, reports BSS.

Myanmar reluctant in returning Rohingyas: PM

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today accused Myanmar of being reluctant in repatriating their over a million Rohingya nationals defying their promise and feared that some international aid agencies to tend to keep the crisis alive. “The problem lies with Myanmar as they don’t want to return the Rohingyas by any means” though Naypyidaw signed an agreement with Bangladesh promising to repatriate them, she told a crowded press conference at her Ganabhaban official residence this afternoon, reports BSS. [caption id="attachment_27103" align="alignleft" width="534"]PM-01

Info Minister greets countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr

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Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today greeted the countrymen, including the media personnel, on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest festival of the Muslims. hasan-mahmudIn a greeting message, the minister wished for the peace and prosperity of the country and countrymen, including media personnel, said an official hand out here, BSS Reports. Hasan, also the publicity and publication secretary of the ruling Awami league, said, “I’m wishing all of you on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr and urgi...

US concern over Digital Security Act

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The United States shares the concerns of the international community that the recently passed Digital Security Act (DSA) could be used to suppress and criminalize free speech, all to the detriment of Bangladesh’s democracy, development and prosperity. Us envoyWe welcome Information Minister Inu’s offer to meet with media representatives to discuss their concerns about the DSA. We encourage the Government of Bangladesh to consider changes to the law that would bring it into conformity with the Bangladesh Constitution and wi...

BD peacekeeper killed in South Sudan

army in election duty
A Bangladeshi officer serving with the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan has been killed in an attack on an aid convoy in the country torn by civil conflict, according to the UN. Lieutenant Commander Ashraf Siddiqui was hit by shots fired by “unknown gunmen” on Tuesday and died shortly afterward, Francesca Mold, the spokesperson for the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said in a statement. army in election dutySiddiqui, who was the Bangladesh military liaison officer with UNMISS, was travelling in ...