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HPM Sheikh Hasina asks police to be more public friendly

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked police personnel to be friendlier to people in discharging their crucial role as protectors of law as Bangladesh Police launched its annual Police Week. "You'll have to build yourselves as more public-friendly keeping in mind that you are members of the police force of an independent country," the prem...

Paris hopeful of Dhaka's support to host World Expo

Visiting French special envoy and former Director General of World Trade Organization (WTO) Pascal Lamy expressed his optimism that Bangladesh will support France to host the World Expo-2025 considering "extremely vibrant" relations between the two countries."In present situation, France and Bangladesh are well-aligned ... Our bilateral relation...

HPM Sheikh Hasina accords reception to U15 girls' soccer team

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accorded a reception to Bangladesh girls' football team for clinching the title of the inaugural edition of the SAFF Under-15 Women's Championship, saying that they've brought huge honour for the country. "Becoming unbeaten champions in the SAFF Under-15 tournament by defeating India twice was not an easy ta...

Khaleda Zia has no ability to build Padma Bridge: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Coming down heavily on Khaleda Zia for her comments about the Padma Bridge construction, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said making this nonsense remarks, the BNP leader has understood that she has no ability to build such a bridge."Any person who has a little bit sense and who has some knowledge in his or her head must not utter those words...

Cabinet approves harsh actions against provoking mental patients to commit crime

The cabinet has approved the proposed National Mental Health Act-2017 to replace a 105-year old lunacy law with the draft suggesting stern punitive actions against provoking mental patients to commit crimes and running unlicensed facilities for lunatics. The cabinet with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair approved the proposed law in its...