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Be helpful to people: PM to police


MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed police to be helpful to people, by extending service and support, reported news agenyc. “People come to police when they face difficulties. Therefore, police must give importance to human rights and rule of law while performing their duties. They have to be attentive towards women, children and elderly people in society,” ...

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PM warns against campus violence


MNA National Desk: Asking students to refrain from resorting to vandalism in educational institutions, PM Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government would no longer tolerate such activities. “Any sort of vandalism will not be tolerated. It will not happen that students vandalise their educational institutions and I accept this,” she said. The premier was inaugurating the 29th national council of ...

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Gazette abolishing quota after PM’s return: Nanak

Quota protesters

MNA National Desk: Awami League joint general secretary Jahangir Kabir Nanak has said the process to issue a gazette notification on abolishing the quota system in government jobs would be initiated ‘shortly’ after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s return from abroad. The assurance came after a 15-member team of Bangladesh General Students’ Rights Protection Council met Awami League leader Jahangir Kabir ...

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No VAT on private universities: PM


MNA Education Desk: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said no VAT will be imposed on private universities. Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal briefed the media about the premier’s directives after holding a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today. Quoting the prime minister, the planning minister, briefing reporters at the planning commission this afternoon, said, ...

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President, PM issue messages on Holy Ashura


MNA National Desk: President Mohammad Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday issued separate messages on the eve of the holy Ashura, paying deep respects to Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA) and other martyrs of Karbala. Prophet Hazrat Muhammad’s (PBUH) grandson Hazrat Imam Hossain, his family and a host of his followers embraced martyrdom at Karbala on the 10th ...

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PM Sheikh Hasina leaves for Austria

Australia today

MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves for Austria on Monday to attend the conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). A special Biman flight carrying the prime minister left Dhaka in this morning. She will attend the opening session of the conference titled “Conference on the IAEA Technical Cooperation Programme: 60 years and Beyond- Contributing to Development” ...

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1423: PM Sheikh Hasina’s achievements with prospects in 1424


Written By Mir Mosharref Hossain MNA Editorial Desk: Another year has passed and the Bengali New Year is knocking at our door as the whole country has been decorated in festive mood to welcome 1424 with PM Sheikh Hasina’s achievements. The last year was full of events with so many achievements of Bangladesh as a nation has taken us to ...

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BNP to propose PM for election-time government dialogues

Karnaphuli Upazila

MNA National Desk: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday said it will now place a proposal for an election-time supportive government and urge the Prime Minister to take steps for engaging in talks over the issue, reported news agency. Speaking at press conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office, party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir also said they are not ...

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Government decided to split Home Ministry into two divisions

Home Ministry

MNA Editorial desk: The government has decided to split Home Ministry into two divisions. The Cabinet Division issued a circular on Thursday, which means that the ministry will now have two secretaries for separate divisions handling public security and security services. Public Security division will handle the law-enforcement agencies while the Security Services division will handle fire-service, prisons, narcotics department, ...

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Government committed to ensure labour rights: PM


MNA Business Desk: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said her government is highly committed to ensuring compliance with regard to the readymade garment (RMG) industry, reported news agency. “The contribution of apparel and textile industry to our economy is immense. We are highly committed to ensure compliance with regard to labour rights, workplace safety and environmental standard in the ...

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Progress stopped after Bangabandhu’s murder: PM


MNA National Desk: Ruling Bangladesh Awami League president and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday has said that the 1975 murder of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman led to Bangladesh being overwhelmed in a political conspiracy that stopped progress. She made the remark at a rally in Suhrawardy Udyan for honoring the homecoming of the nation’s father. “If Bangabandhu was alive, ...

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Nation pay tributes on Bangabandhu’s homecoming day


MNA Editorial Desk: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and the whole nation on Tuesday paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the Homecoming Day of the great leader, reported news agency. The prime minister paid the homage by placing wreaths at the portrait of the Father of the Nation in front of ...

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Governing council of BEZA approves 4 private EZ

governing council

MNA Business Desk: The governing council of the Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) approved four private Economic Zones (EZ) on Thursday, reported news agency. The approval was given in the fifth meeting of the governing council of BEZA at Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) with prime minister and chairman of the council Sheikh Hasina in the chair. Addressing the meeting the ...

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Three engineers suspended over PM flight fault


MNA Editorial Desk: The Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Wednesday suspended three more engineers after an investigation found their negligence in duty that caused a Prime Minister carrying flight to make emergency landing in Turkmenistan. The suspended officials are recognized as Chief Engineer Debesh Chowdhury (Production), Chief Engineer SA Siddique (Quality) and Belal Hossain (System and Maintenance). The decision was taken ...

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PM inaugurated smart NID cards distribution


MNA Editorial Desk: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the circulation of much- awaited machine readable smart national identity (NID) cards on Sunday among 10 crore citizens. Sheikh Hasina unlocked the procedure through giving biometric details, impression of 10 fingers and picture of her iris at a programme held at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in the capital, reported news agency. The supply ...

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PM received Planet 50-50 Champion, Agent of Change Award


MNA Editorial Desk: PM Sheikh Hasina has received the ‘Planet 50-50 Champion’ and ‘Agent of Change Award’ for her excellent contributions to the empowerment of women. The UN-Women recognized the prime minister as ‘Planet 50-50 Champion’, while Global Partnership Forum handed over the ‘Agent of Change Award’ to her at a high-profile reception at the UN Plaza of the UN ...

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Hasina launched BGB-run Shimanto Bank

Shimanto Bank

MNA Business Desk: As news agency reported, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has launched ‘Shimanto Bank Limited’ on Thursday, a scheduled bank which will be run by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). She opened an account as the first client and opened the process of bank officially at the BGB headquarters in Dhaka’s Peelkhana. “The Eid-ul-Azha is only days away. Shimanto Bank ...

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Nepal’s parliament meets new PM Prachanda


MNA International Desk: Nepal’s parliament meets on Wednesday in a crucial session that is estimated to confirm former Maoist rebel chief Prachanda as new PM (prime minister) after K.P. Oli stepped down to avoid a no-confidence motion. The 61-year-old CPN-Maoist Centre president’s application was proposed by Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba, which was seconded by senior Maoist leader Krishna ...

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