Govt working to vaccinate 80% population of Bangladesh against COVID-19

The Government of Hon. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is working to vaccinate 80% population of Bangladesh against Covid-19 by the end of next year. To that end, here are some important facts regarding the mass vaccination programme (updated till evening of 15 July 2021): a) 10.2 million+ people have registered for getting vaccinated; b) 10.9 m...

Collective Efforts to Overcome Corona Pandemic

Pranab Kumar Panday: Bangladesh has been devastated by the second wave of Covid-19. The situation is getting worse day by day. The number of corona patients per day has reached more than 13,000 and the death toll has risen to a record high of 230. The overall Corona situation has created a kind of fear among the people. Although almost two week...

Govt will not tolerate any negligence in building houses for poor

Hon'ble Prime Minister and daughter of Bangabandhu, Sheikh Hasina took the initiative to rehabilitate every landless and homeless people in the country on the occasion of Mujib Year. To implement the Prime Minister's announcement of 'Not a single person in the country will be homeless' in May 2020, the government formulated a 'policy to provide...

Life, Livelihood and Lockdown: An Ineffable Dilemma

Dr. Pranab Kumar Panday: At the time of writing this piece, the Covid-19 daily infection rate was around 25%, with over 100 mortalities in Bangladesh. For over a week, the country has witnessed a steady spike in the number of infected patients and deaths. The community transmission of the Delta variant in several districts surrounding Indian bo...

World community's promises for women empowerment not yet fulfilled: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Stating that the promises made by the global leaders in the fourth world conference on women in Beijing in 1995 are yet to be fulfilled while the participation of women parliamentarians is 25 percent and in workforce less than 31 percent, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that bold policy measures and concerted actions could reverse the situatio...

Awami League at 72: People’s Expectation

Dr. Pranab Kumar Panday: Bangladesh Awami League (AL), a moniker associated with millions of Bangladeshis' emotions, is one of the subcontinent's oldest political parties. The party celebrated its 72nd founding anniversary on June 23. The party, founded in 1949 by some progressive Muslim League leaders, including Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, played a...

Awami League changed the fate of people: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today asked her party men to remain always beside the countrymen as vanguards so that none could play ducks and drakes with their fate anymore. “The fates of the people are being changed due to stay of the Awami League in power. We, all the Awami League leaders and activists, have to...

Bangladesh: Awami League's Glorious Achievement on its Journey so far

Bangladesh Awami League is the root of all achievements the country has – from the rise of nationalism among the people, mass movements against the thousand-years slavery with the spirit of the national slogan ‘Joy Bangla', to the people’s trust in boat symbol and the ultimate victory over colonial rule through nine months of L...

Tale of a Successful Leader

Pranab Kumar Panday: The COVID-19 pandemic has indeed been a major challenge for leaders of countries worldwide in the struggle of survival under unforeseen situations. Management is theatrical in many aspects under such tragic situations - that is to say, it mirrors the dramatic atmosphere on the ground. Sociologist Erving Goffman has rightly ...

Digital Bangladesh Consolidating the Dauntless Journey of PM Sheikh Hasina

Hiren Pandit: According to the declaration of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the free flow of information technology is one of the means to take Bangladesh forward in the Golden Jubilee of independence towards a middle-income country. The path of digital Bangladesh of the last 12 years has made us confident and created acceptance to the people. ...

Release of Sheikh Hasina & Return of Democracy

Sheikh Hasina had to overcome obstacles in every step of her life. She lived in exile for six years after the assassination of her father, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family in 1975. She re-established parliamentary democracy through a decade-long movement against autocracy. After becoming the Prime Minister in 1996, she made the c...

Six Point Demand led to Bangladesh’s independence: HPM Sheikh Hasina

The independence of Bangladesh is rooted in the Six-Point Demand formula, the “Charter of Freedom” for Bangladeshis, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said, reiterating her pledge to build the country as a developed and prosperous one in line with the spirit of the Liberation War. “We [the Awami League] won the 1970 general ele...

Govt working to make railways as the easiest mode of transportation : HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government is working to expand rail communication networks across the country, especially in areas having no railway. Besides, the government has also restored the rail connectivity with neighbouring India on different routes and planned to establish rail communication with Siliguri, she said. The premier...

Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic Economic Progress of Bangladesh Praise-worthy

Hiren Pandit: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina mentioned recently in a meeting that "We have to move forward with our economic activities, maintaining health protocols. Hopefully, we will establish a hunger, poverty, illiteracy-free, and secular Golden Bengalas dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. She has praised Ba...

HPM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates 100 multipurpose cyclone shelters

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for over 200 buildings under the purview of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, including 100 multi-purpose cyclone shelters. The prime minister took part in the ceremony via video conference from the Ganabhaban on Sunday, warning citizens to stay alert regar...

Progress becomes easier if the goal is fixed: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expected the next generations would pull the country towards a developed and prosperous life following the master plans adopted by the present government. “...We have tried to formulate plans and build structures to ensure Bangladesh’s future progress,” she said while addressing the “Sw...

Govt would not take malicious advices from any quarter: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Referring to the past BNP government’s decision to close down the railway in accordance with the advice of the World Bank, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government would not take any advice from any quarter that causes damage to the country. “Once upon a time, the state was run with the advice (from others). But, I don&rsquo...

I had to defy all the odds to return home: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh has established itself as a developing country, defying numerous challenges and obstacles both from home and abroad. “We’ve got established ourselves as a developing country. We’ve reached here overcoming so many hurdles both from home and abroad,” she said on Monday. The...

Accolades of Sheikh Hasina

Accolades of Sheikh Hasina

Sheikh Hasina: Daughter of Democracy and Herald of Change

She gave the nation a new vision – Vision 2021, transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country. She gave Bangladeshis the dream of Digital Bangladesh- an IT-based country. Four decades into independence, she has brought solace for 3 million martyrs and their families by initiating the much-awaited war crimes trial. Prime Minister Sh...