• Cabinet approves law reducing ansars service confirmation period

    DHAKA : The Cabinet today gave its final approval the draft of the ‘Ansar Battalion (amendment) Act, 2016 with proposal for relaxing the rules and tenure to confirm of the service of the ansar force in its weekly meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. Briefing reporters after the meeting at Bangladesh Secretariat, … বিস্তারিত »

  • Nokia launches first smartphone

    HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the rights to use Nokia’s brand on mobile phones, announced on Sunday its first smartphone, targeted for Chinese users with a price of 1,699 yuan ($246). The launch marks the first new smartphone carrying the iconic handset name since 2014 when Nokia Oyj chose to sell its entire … বিস্তারিত »

  • Top western IS member was married to Bangladeshi-born Brit

    A top terrorist among the Islamic State’s ranks was married to a London-born woman of Bangladeshi origin, according to an exclusive The Atlantic report. Joya Choudhury Tania, who has since returned to the UK having divorced the right-hand man of the recently killed IS chief strategist Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, married Yahya Abu Hassan when she … বিস্তারিত »

  • Meryl Streep slams Donald Trump in passionate speech at Globes

    Los Angeles : Veteran actress Meryle Streep, who received Cecil B DeMille Award at the Golden Globes, took her time on stage to slam President-elect Donald Trump in a moving acceptance speech, pointing out that Hollywood was made of outsiders. Streep began her speech by saying that she had “lost her voice” and “mind sometimes … বিস্তারিত »

  • President talks with three parties on EC formation

    DHAKA : President Abdul Hamid held talks separately with leaders of Gano Forum (GF), Ganotantry Party (GP) and Bangladesh Khelafat Andolan (BKA) at Bangabhaban today as part of his move to take opinion of registered political parties over formation of the Election Commission (EC). The GF placed a nine-point proposal while the GP and the … বিস্তারিত »

  • Padma Bridge construction to end in Dec ’18

    MADARIPUR, shadhinbangla24.com.bd : Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader today said the construction of Padma Bridge will complete in December 2018. “Forty percent of the construction of Padma Bridge has already been done,” he said after inaugurating an eight-kilometer approach road on Shibchar-Kanthalbari at Jajira point of the bridge. The construction of Padma … বিস্তারিত »

  • New Zealand sweep T20 series against Bangladesh

    Sports Desk : Corey Anderson bludgeoned 94 off just 41 balls as New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 27 runs in the third Twenty20 at Bay Oval on Sunday to sweep the series. Anderson, who put on 124 runs for the fourth wicket with Kane Williamson (60), hit a New Zealand record 10 sixes in his … বিস্তারিত »

  • Smartphone revolution blazes on as iPhone turns 10

    LAS VEGAS : The smartphone continues to change the world a decade after the debut of the iPhone, even as Apple is under pressure to come up with a new wonder. The iPhone — introduced by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs on January 9, 2007 — set the stage for mobile computing and an entire … বিস্তারিত »

  • Govt to continue support for stock market development: PM

    DHAKA : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the countrywide “Financial Literacy Programme” for the stock market investors, the first of its kind in Bangladesh, assuring that her government would continue its allout support for the development of the stock market. “The present government would continue its allout support for the development of the stock … বিস্তারিত »

  • The best apps for setting your 2017 resolutions

    Dhaka  : Do you want to see more gigs, get more sleep, keep a diary, or learn a language this year? Here’s a roundup of the best goal-oriented apps. Bookout (iOS) – A common New Year resolution is a vow to read a new book every week and Bookout could keep your literary motivation high. … বিস্তারিত »