2017: A Year of Ups & Downs

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Sophia, the new sensation of the world, caught Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by surprise as the humanoid robot readily told her about various information relating to the Prime Minister on 6 December, 2017.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has met the head of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis in Dhaka on 1st december 2017.
DNCC Mayor Annisul Huq lost the battle for life in a London hospital, after nearly three months’ treatment there on December 1, 2017.
The first span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge has been installed on pillars 37 and 38 at Janjira point on 30th September, 2017.
Rohingya families carry children across flooded land after crossing the border into Bangladesh, September 1, 2017.

 

Sheikh Hasina spoke to the Rohingya refugees, and expressed compassion for their plight during her visit to Rohingya camp in on September 12, 2017.
BNP chief Khaleda visiting Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar 27 October 2017.

 

Writer, columnist and poet Farhad Mazhar was found on a bus in Jessore on 4th july 2017, 18 hours after he reportedly went missing.

 

Furnitures are being moved out of Barrister Moudud Ahmed’s Gulshan residence on June 8, after Rajuk’s eviction drive following the Supreme Court verdict.

 

Bangladesh created history in their 100th Test as they secured a four-wicket win to register their first win over Sri Lanka and level the two-match series 1-1, on 19th March 2017.

 

Four blasts were heard from inside Atia Mahal on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 after army’s bomb disposal unit took charge of the five-storey building after a four-day raid.

 

First ever in history Bangladesh Navy has inducted two submarines `BNS Nobojatra’ and `BNS Joyjatra’ to its fleet 0n 12 March, 2017.

 

A massive fire broke out at DCC market in Gulshan area of the city on 3rd January 2017.