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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 …

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 …

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 …

ECNEC approves Tk 1,400cr project to construct 30 paddy silos

ZOOMBANGLA DESK: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved a Taka 1,400.22 crore project to construct some 30 silos across the country having facility of paddy drying, preservation and other related …

PM launches National Tree Plantation Campaign

ZOOMBANGLA DESK:  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated “National Tree Plantation Campaign-2021” marking the World Environment Day, BSS reports. She kicked off the campaign by planting saplings at Ganabhaban. Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister …

Budget session of parliament begins tomorrow

ZOOMBANGLA DESK: The 13th session (Budget) of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad will begin tomorrow as the proposed budget will be placed in the parliament for the second time during the global novel coronavirus pandemic, BSS …

PM urges people to be alert to reduce disaster risks

ZOOMBANGLA DESK:  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the people to be cautious and aware to reduce risks of natural calamities. “Now, we can know about cyclones earlier with the help of technology . …

Journalist Rozina Islam gets bail

ZOOMBANGLA DESK:  A court here today granted bail to daily Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina Islam in a case filed under The Official Secrets Act. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Baki Billah passed the order this morning. …

China keen to work with Bangladesh in tackling COVID-19

ZOOMBANGLA DESK: China is keen to extend its cooperation to Bangladesh in tackling the COVID-19 outbreak, BSS reports. Chinese Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe said this as he paid a courtesy call on President M …