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Signal 4 for maritime ports, control rooms opened in 19 coastal districts as ‘Fani’ intensifies

The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local warning signal 4 as the very severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ over the West Central Bay and adjoining area moved northwestwards further over the same area. It was centring at 6:00pm on Wednesday about 1205km southwest of Chattogram port, 1160km […]

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina presides over the ECNEC meeting held at the NEC Conference Room in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area on Tuesday. Photo: PID The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved the first revision of the BSCIC Chemical Industrial Park, Munshiganj Project with an outlay of Tk 16.16 billion […]

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May Day The Leave Trap Illustration of 1886 Haymarket Square Riot. PHOTO: STOCK MONTAGE/GETTY Taslima Akhter We mean to make things over, We are tired of toil for naught; With but bare enough to live upon, And ne’er an hour for thought; We want to feel the sunshine, We want to smell the flowers; We’re […]

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The Daily Star May 01, 2019 Implementation capacity the main hindrance to growth ambitions ADB’s director general for South Asia says Hun Kim, ADB’s director general for South Asia operations, speaks in a press briefing on the sidelines of the 52nd annual meeting of the ADB board of governors, which kicked off in Nadi, Fiji […]

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PM flies to London on official visit Prothom Alo English Desk |  May 01, 2019             Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left here for London on Wednesday on an official visit to the United Kingdom, reports UNB. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and her entourage […]

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Hanif castigates Fakhrul for not taking oath Prothom Alo English Desk | May 01, 2019             Awami League acting general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif on Wednesday said BNP leader Mirza Fakhrul’s decision not to take oath as a Member of Parliament (MP) is a ‘bad political strategy’. Hanif said this […]

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Quader to return home in 2 weeks BSS . Dhaka |  May 01, 2019         Awami League general secretary and road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader, who is now undergoing treatment in Singapore, will return home after two weeks. “If there is no problem in his (Quader’s) health, then he will […]

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Tigers leave country on World Cup mission Rana Abbas | Prothom Alo May 01, 2019             The Bangladesh cricket team left the country for the ICC World Cup 2019 on Wednesday. After playing a tri-nation series in Ireland, the team will reach England on 17 or 18 May. The World […]

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India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast Jatindra Dash 1 May 2019 BHUBANESHWAR, India (Reuters) – India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday. The state of Odisha has also moved in […]

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