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Haor farmers to get free agri inputs for next crop: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina. — Focusbangla file photo Issuing a note of warning that no one will be spared if any negligence is found in haor embankment construction, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said haor farmers will get free agricultural inputs for the next crop. ‘The government is not only providing relief materials to the flood-hit people, it’ll […]

Abul Maal Abdul Muhith. — New Age file photo Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith and businesspeople exchanged heated debates on implementation of the new VAT law at a budget consultative meeting on Sunday. At the FBCCI-NBR budget consultative meeting held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, a business leader threatened to go movement and take […]

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Mobile phone operator Robi and Ericsson jointly ran the trial of 4G and LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology in Dhaka and experienced high-speed mobile broadband of 90 Mbps and above, said a press release today. The trial was conducted to demonstrate Robi’s readiness for introducing 4G services in the country. Ericsson, a Sweden-based company, and […]

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‘We need to synchronise the syllabi of Qawmi and Alia madrasas with mainstream education. Besides, social values and cultural movements must be strengthened in order to get rid of the problem permanently’ Businessman Alamgir Hossain from the capital’s Kazipara handed over his two sons to police after he became suspicious that they had been indoctrinated […]

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Bangladeshis have paid their last respects to freedom fighter Kazi Arif in New York. The noted reciter died after being taken off life support at Mt Sinai St Luke’s Hospital in Manhattan on Saturday. He was 65. An architect by profession, he was declared clinically dead on Friday, after he was admitted to the hospital […]

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