Month: May 2024

AD Ports Group sign MOU to develop, manage Ctg port

AD Ports Group signed an MoU with the Chittagong Port Authority to explore the future development and operation of the Multi-Purpose Port in Chittagong Port and other ancillary opportunities in Bangladesh. Rear Admiral Mohammad Sohail, Chairman, Chittagong Port Authority, said: “The Multi-Purpose Port in Chittagong is a priority for the Government of Bangladesh. We are […]

PM for quick completion of foreign aided projects

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the authorities concerned of all ministries and divisions to speedily complete the foreign aided and grant projects with additional efforts if required to expedite further the development spree of the country. The premier gave the directives while chairing the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the NEC Conference […]

Law ministry to expand nat’l helpline service to provide free legal aid

Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs is going to expand the service of its National Helpline 164300 to accelerate its effort to provide free legal aid to the citizens. Confirming the matter, ministry spokesperson Dr Md Rezaul Karim said National Legal Aid Services Organisation (NLASO) is going to appoint six officials to give legal […]

Sheikh Hasina’s homecoming paved way for boosting Liberation War spirit: President

President Mohammed Shahabuddin on Thursday said the homecoming of Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina paved the way to establish the spirit of the Liberation War, the values of independence and democracy in the country. “Sheikh Hasina’s home return is a milestone in Bangladesh’s history of democracy. Her historic homecoming paved the way to establish […]

Sheikh Hasina’s Homecoming Day observed in Rajshahi

Bangladesh Awami League (AL) and its front organisations today observed the Homecoming Day of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the city and its adjacent areas in a befitting manner. Rajshahi city and district units of AL observed the day through elaborate programmes including placing of wreaths at Bangabandhu’s mural, jubilation rally and holding of discussions […]

Rajshahi may witness record Boro production in a decade

Rajshahi is on track to achieve a record-breaking paddy production this year, marking the highest yield in the past decade. With the plantation target surpassed, farmers’ aspirations are soaring across the fields as they prepare for the bustling activity of harvesting and threshing the golden harvest of Boro rice. Despite some delays in planting due […]

India, China, Russia, Belarus keen to import Rajshahi mangoes

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdus Shahid has said India, China, Russia and Belarus are very keen to import Rajshahi mangoes. The minister said this while exchanging views with farmers at Kumorpur village under Godagari upazila in Rajshahi on Friday noon. He said a Chinese delegation will come to see Rajshahi mangoes soon. He directed some officials […]

Concerns rise as Google implements AI for search engine answers

Google’s deployment of AI to condense search results is causing publishers’ concern about potential website traffic declines. The update to Google’s search engine, recently announced, will introduce AI-generated summaries of online queries in the US, with plans to expand globally. The implementation of AI in Google browsers could diminish the significance of links and web […]

The eyes of the war and the voice and soul of the country

More than 250 local journalists from cities and towns across Ukraine as well as international human rights advocates and government officials gathered here today along with scores of international journalists for the second annual Bucha Journalism Conference titled “Tipping Point: Journalism and the all-out war on truth.” The attendees gathered in an amphitheater in the […]

French police kill armed man who set synagogue on fire in Rouen

French police shot dead a man armed with a knife and an iron bar who set fire to a synagogue in the Normandy city of Rouen on Friday. The interior minister, Gérald Darmanin, travelling to visit the fire-damaged synagogue, said France was “deeply affected” by what he called an antisemitic act. He said the government […]