4d ago| Governance

Zamzam water sale at Baitul Mukarram market suspended

The Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) has suspended the sale of Zamzam water in the capital's Baitul Mukarram market.

4d ago| Governance

191 news sites to be blocked over anti-state propaganda: info minister

Dr Hasan Mahmud, information and broadcasting minister, today said a letter was sent to the Department of Posts and Telecommunications to block 191 online news portals.

1w ago| Bangladesh

Be vigilant against graft, power abuse: President Abdul Hamid to DCs

President M Abdul Hamid today asked the deputy commissioners to remain watchful to prevent abuse of power while discharging their duties as the district co-coordinator and supervisor of the multi-faceted activities of the government.

My first task will be to enhance coordination: Mahbub Hossain

Newly-appointed Cabinet Secretary Md Mahbub Hossain said his first task will be to enhance coordination at all levels, in all ministries and offices.

DMP issues traffic directives for 31st night

The Traffic Division of Gulshan under Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) today issued some temporary traffic control measures in order to avoid any untoward incident in the capital on the 31st night.

Last working day for four secretaries today

Today is the last day of office for four secretaries, the top officials of the bureaucracy, as they are going on Post Retirement Leave (PRL) on the last day of this year.

January 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

Zamzam water sale at Baitul Mukarram market suspended

The Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) has suspended the sale of Zamzam water in the capital's Baitul Mukarram market.

January 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

191 news sites to be blocked over anti-state propaganda: info minister

Dr Hasan Mahmud, information and broadcasting minister, today said a letter was sent to the Department of Posts and Telecommunications to block 191 online news portals.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

Be vigilant against graft, power abuse: President Abdul Hamid to DCs

President M Abdul Hamid today asked the deputy commissioners to remain watchful to prevent abuse of power while discharging their duties as the district co-coordinator and supervisor of the multi-faceted activities of the government.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

DCs asked to inform ministry if unregistered online portals spread rumours

Deputy commissioners have been asked to notify the information ministry if any unregistered online portal and IPTV spreads rumours so that legal actions can be taken against them.

January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

Work to prevent price manipulation during Ramadan, Tipu Munshi tells DCs

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi told the deputy commissioners today to be on alert to ensure no one takes advantage by manipulating prices during the month of Ramadan..“You [DCs] are the hands of the government. You remain alert so that no one can take opportunities,” said the commerce minis

January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

Operate mobile courts to stop use of plastic in rice packaging, textiles minister tells DCs

Jute and Textiles Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi today asked businessmen to refrain from using plastic bags in packaging locally-produced rice and instructed deputy commissioners to operate mobile courts to monitor the situation..He gave the instruction on the second day of three-day long DC

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

PM inaugurates annual DC conference

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today opened the three-day annual conference of the deputy commissioners (DCs) at Shapla Hall of her office in Dhaka.

January 22, 2023
January 22, 2023

245 proposals to be discussed in DC conference from Jan 24

The three-day annual conference of the deputy commissioners will begin on Tuesday in Dhaka where a total of 245 proposals will be discussed.

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

EuroCham to boost business ties with Bangladesh

Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Bangladesh Charles Whiteley today said the time has come for moving ahead with a European Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (EuroCham) to promote trade and investment and help ensure a smooth transition to GSP+ era.

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

Lowering salary grade punishment for graft?

The Ministry of Public Administration (MoPA) has punished a deputy secretary by only lowering his salary grade after a departmental enquiry found him guilty of corruption and misconduct in connection with a project.