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    New ADB president takes office

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:05pm on January 19, 2020

    Masatsugu Asakawa assumed office as the 10th president of the Asian Development Bank on Friday, said a press release. Asakawa succeeds Takehiko Nakao, who stepped...

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    President asks VCs to perform duties with honesty

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:27am on January 12, 2020

    President M Abdul Hamid on Saturday asked vice-chancellors of universities to take strong measures for all-out campaign against adopting unfair means in examinations calling the...

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    President for nat’l consensus to continue dev, democrcy

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2020

    President M Abdul Hamid on Thursday requested all, irrespective of political affiliations, religion, caste, and creed to accelerate the on-going democratic process and socio-economic development...

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    Trump hits 2020 campaign

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:24pm on January 03, 2020

    US president Donald Trump benefited from the fierce support of evangelicals in 2016 and cannot afford to lose those voters if he wants to win...

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    Outgoing principal secretary calls on president

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sagstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:15am on December 31, 2019

    Md Nojibur Rahman, outgoing principal secretary to prime minister Sheikh Hasina, paid a courtesy call on president M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in Dhaka on...

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    President for proper academic environment, quality education

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:00am on December 30, 2019

    President M Abdul Hamid on Sunday asked the University Grants Commission to play its due role to ensure proper academic environment and quality education in...

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    President’s threat to quit splits Iraqis

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:48pm on December 27, 2019

    Iraqis were divided Friday by their president’s threat to resign rather than accept a pro-Iran coalition’s candidate for premier, with some saying it was unconstitutional...

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    Ukraine farmers fear for livelihoods as president backs land sales

    Agence France-Presse . Kalynivka | Updated at 09:23pm on December 27, 2019

    For decades, farmer Sergiy Plaksya has been growing grain and vegetables, cultivating swathes of land that he rents from local residents in the countryside near...

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    Myanmar, Vietnam ambassadors present credentials to president

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on December 24, 2019

    Ambassadors of Myanmar and Vietnam to Bangladesh separately presented their credentials to president M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in Dhaka on Monday afternoon...

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    President asks students to lead save environment campaign

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Khulna | Updated at 12:59am on December 23, 2019

    President M Abdul Hamid on Sunday asked the students to lead the mass awareness campaign to save the environment and keep roads, surroundings and drains...