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Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover opens to traffic

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today formally opened the 8.7km Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover to public with the 4km Malibagh-Razarbagh-Shantinagar section ready for traffic. She inaugurated the flyover through video conferencing from her official Gono Bhaban residence at 12:35 pm. Earlier, the flyover construction had drawn constant public wrath for tattered roads and traffic mismanagement underneath and was marred with accidents and […]

Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda addresses a press conference over Election Commission-hosted pre-polls talks with different stakeholders at Nirbachan Bhaban in the capital on Thursday. — Ali Hossain Mintu Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Thursday reiterated that Bangladesh Nationalist Party founder Ziaur Rahman restored multi-party democracy in the country after 1975. The […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina. — UNB file photo Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday laid the foundation stone of the first-ever rental-based flat construction project for slum-dwellers in the city’s Mirpur area. She laid the foundation stone of the project through videoconferencing from Ganabhaban in Dhaka this morning. Through the same function, the prime minister […]

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If you are poor and in jail for some reason and you happen to be seriously ill, you are probably out of luck. But if you are a rich inmate or have political clout, you do not even need to be sick to have extended holidays at the country’s leading government hospitals. Only four of […]

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In a rare move the government on Wednesday approved a proposal that would enable Akij Group to invest $20 million in Malaysia. The cabinet committee on economic affairs on the day at a meeting, presided over by finance minister AMA Muhith, approved the proposal put forward by the Financial Institutions Division to open the overseas […]

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As per a report published in this daily yesterday, the Chittagong Outer Stadium, one of very few playgrounds available to children in the port city, is being used for other purposes. While half of the stadium is being used to build a swimming pool the other half has been rented out for a month-long expo. […]

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