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PM arrives in Dhaka after Saarc visit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today returned home after attending the two-day 18th Saarc Summit in Nepal. The premier landed at Dhaka’s Hajrat Shahjalal International Airport at 12:05pm. Earlier, she left Kathmandu for Dhaka this morning. The flight carrying the premier and her entourage left Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal’s Kathmandu at 10:35am local time. She was paid a guard of ... [বিস্তারিত]

Hasina asks for holding AL councils of all units

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the Awami League high-ups to complete the councils of its all grassroots units immediately to strengthen the party. She gave the directive at an unscheduled meeting with the senior party leaders at her political office in Dhanmondi. The AL chief made a surprise visit there to learn about the party’s organisational activities. Briefing reporters ... [বিস্তারিত]

Muhith brushes aside Jamaat ban speculations


Describing Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami a “bloody party”, the finance minister, AMA Muhith, on Sunday said the ruling Awami League has no plan to ban the Islamist party. Responding to a question whether AL is going to make a political affinity with Jamaat, the minister said, “Rubbish! We’ve talked about it yesterday. Is it possible for Jammat to discuss with us? Jamaat ... [বিস্তারিত]