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PM reaffirms none will remain homeless

ZOOMBANGLA DESK: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today handed over 53,340 more houses to the landless and homeless people, reiterating her pledge to give shelter to everyone, BSS reports. “Our target is to provide a shelter …

Looking forward to working with PM Modi: New Israeli PM

INTERNATIONAL DESK: Israel’s newly elected Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that he was looking forward to working with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to further develop the “unique and warm relations” between the …

India Plans To Restore 2.6 Crore Hectares Of Degraded Land By 2030

INTERNATIONAL DESK: India is working towards restoring 2.6 crore hectares of degraded land by 2030 and assisting fellow developing countries to develop land-restoration strategies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a high-level United Nations dialogue …

Israel strikes in Gaza after arson balloons launched

INTERNATIONAL DESK: Israel says it has launched air strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, in retaliation for incendiary balloons fired from the territory, BBC reports. Explosions were heard in Gaza City in the …

BAF chief calls on naval chief

ZOOMBANGLA DESK: The newly appointed Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan today called on Chief of Naval Staff Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal at the Naval Headquarters. On arrival at the Naval Headquarters, Chief …

Pak’s blasphemy laws continue to target Christian population

INTERNATIONAL DESK: Despite international condemnation over Pakistan’s draconian blasphemy laws, which carry the death penalty, observers note that Christians continue to become common targets of discrimination of the laws, note observers, ANI reports. According to …

Outgoing air chief calls on President

ZOOMBANGLA DESK: President M Abdul Hamid reiterated his hope that the Bangladesh Air Force would become a modern and advanced force in the days to come as the present government is implementing various programmes to …

Govt works for economic solvency of commoners: PM

ZOOMBANGLA DESK: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government has been working to ensure economic solvency of the grassroots people to build Bangladesh as a poverty-free country, BSS reports. “If we want to build …

‘Relations with China at a crossroads’: S Jaishankar

INTERNATIONAL DESK: At the second event of the series ‘India’s Place in the World’, a collaboration between The Indian Express and Financial Times, senior policy leaders spoke on India’s diplomatic position in the new world …