Dhaka: 8:32 PM, Tue, 20 Aug, 2019

Modi invites Hasina to visit India

Senior Correspondent: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to pay a bilateral visit to India.

Int’l expert team coming in Dhaka to control Aedes mosquitoes

Senior Correspondent: An international expert team will arrive in Dhaka tomorrow (Aug 21) in order to help Bangladesh to control Aedes mosquitoes.

HC issues rule, summons IO over Minni’s bail

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has issued a rule asking the government to explain why Aysha Siddika Minni should not be granted bail in the case filed over the murder of Rifat Sharif in Barguna.

PM warns against corruption in projects

Staff Correspondent: Reaffirming that corruption will not be tolerated, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked to keep more vigil against corruption and ensure punishment so that this menace does not affect the country's development projects in any way.

ECNEC approves 12 projects

Staff Correspondent: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved 12 projects involving Tk 3,470.20 crore.

Teesta water-sharing deal to be signed: Jaishankar

Diplomatic Correspondent: Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has expressed his hope that Teesta water-sharing deal will be signed between India and Bangladesh.

DNCC launches combing operation to prevent dengue

Staff Correspondent:  Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has launched a combing operation to eliminate Aedes mosquitoes.

Goat snatching: BCL leader gets bail at High Court

Staff Correspondent:  The High Court has granted anticipatory bail for four weeks to President of Mohammadpur thana unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Mujahid Azmi Tanna in a case filed for attempting to snatch 212 goats in the capital.

World Mosquito Day today

Desk Report: World Mosquito Day is being observed today (20 August), which was first established in 1897.

SC scraps HC order; No bar to declare 9th wage board

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court (SC) has scrapped a High Court (HC) order that directed to maintain a status-quo for two months on publication of gazette notification of the ninth wage board.

Hearing on Minni’s bail petition at noon

Staff Correspondent:  The hearing on a bail petition filed for Aysha Siddika Minni will be held at a bench of High Court (HC) Division this (Tuesday) noon.

'Commission to trace those involved in Bangabandhu killing'

Senior Correspondent: Law Minister Anisul Huq said the government has agreed in principle to form a commission to find out the conspirators behind killing of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Myanmar’s probe team arrive in Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: Myanmar’s Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE) has arrived in Cox’s Bazar to collect the information of Rohingya abuse.

All three people burnt in fire pass away

Senior Correspondent: Three members of a family who suffered burn injuries after a blast at their house in Kathra Kazibari area under Gazipur City Corporation early Saturday have died.

Prepaid meter to be manufactured in country

Secretariat Correspondent: Various kinds of electric equipment and prepaid meter will be manufactured in Bangladesh. That’s why an organization named Bangladesh Power Equipment Manufacturing Company Limited will be established.