PM leaves for Spain to attend COP25


Thebdexpress Sheikh Hasina will have meetings with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Spanish President Pedro Sánchez Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has left Dhaka for Spain to attend the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25). The  2019 UN Climate Change Conference, more commonly known as COP25, will be held in Spain’s central capital Madrid on December 2, ...

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Fakhrul among 500 BNP men sued over Nov 26 clash


Thebdexpress A case has been filed with Shahbagh Police Station against 500 BNP leaders and activists including the party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir for their alleged involvement in Tuesday’s (Nov 26) vandalism and attacks on police in city’s High Court area. Shahbagh police station officer-in-charge (OC) Abul Hasan said the police filed the case on Tuesday night. Some ...

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Bangladesh stands ready to repatriate Rohingyas: Momen


Thebdexpress Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen today ruled out Myanmar allegation against Bangladesh over the delay in Rohingya repatriation, saying Dhaka stands ready to send back all displaced people to their home of origin, Rakhine. “Myanmar alleged that repatriation has been delayed due to Bangladesh … isn’t a propaganda? … we stand ready to start repatriation …. whenever ...

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CIID moves on keeping onion market stable


Thebdexpress As part of the government’s move to keep the onion price stable, the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) today had discussions with 14 onion importers, inquiring about their onion stock and also selling prices. “We are trying to collect some information from the onion importers concerning their places of sales, prices of onion sold and also about their ...

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Parash, Nikhil made chairman, gen secy of Juba League


Thebdexpress Sheikh Fazle Shams Parash has been made new chairman while Mainul Khan Nikhil general secretary of Jubo League, the youth wing of the ruling Awami League, at its triennial conference in Dhaka on Saturday. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader announced the names of the new chairman and general secretary of Jubo League during the conference held at the ...

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Law minister: Abrar murder trial under speedy tribunal


Thebdexpress Barkat Ullah, slain Abrar’s father, also expressed his satisfaction over the speed of the proceedings of the case filed over the killing of his son Law Minister Anisul Huq on Thursday assured Bangladesh University of Engineering Technology (Buet) student Abrar Fahad’s father that the trial of his son’s murder will be put through the speedy trial tribunal for swift ...

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82 tones of onion arrives from Pakistan


Thebdexpress The first consignment of onion by air arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Pakistan in Dhaka on Wednesday (Nov 20) night. Air cargo Silkway West Airlines carrying 82 tones of onion landed at the airport around 7:30pm, said an official of Civil Aviation and Tourism ministry told Banglanews. Earlier Pakistan has received the first onion export order of ...

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Not sure if BNP leaders at all want Khaleda released: Hasan


Thebdexpress Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has said he is not sure if BNP leaders want Khaleda Zia’s release at all. He said this while talking to reporters at his Secretariat office on Monday (Nov 18). The information minister said: “A letter signed by BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has been given to the prime minister. There is ...

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GP fined Tk 30 crore


Correspondent: Telecoms regulator BTRC (Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission) has fined country’s largest mobile phone operator Grameenphone Tk 30 crore for providing ‘Go Broadband’ services illegally. BTRC Chairman Shahjahan Mahmood confirmed the news to  on Monday BTRC approved the imposition of fine on GP following a decision in this regard at a commission meeting on Sunday. A senior BTRC official said ...

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Holy Ashura tomorrow


Thebdexpress.com: The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), will be observed tomorrow across the country with due religious solemnity. Tomorrow is 10th day of the month of Muharram in the Arabic calendar. Muslims across the world recalled the sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA) ...

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