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    Two US cabinet members quit over Trump mob attack

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:28am on January 08, 2021

    Two members of Donald Trump’s cabinet resigned Thursday with days left in the administration in protest over the storming of the Capitol by a mob...

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    Cabinet body okays import of 250,000MT rice

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:59pm on January 06, 2021

    The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase on Wednesday approved the import of 250,000 metric tonnes of rice from India and international suppliers. Of this, some...

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    Tk 50 lakh fine for breaching agreements with pilgrims

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on December 28, 2020

    The cabinet on Monday endorsed in principle a draft of Hajj and Umrah Management Bill, 2020 proposing a maximum fine of Tk 50 lakh for...

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    2-year jail for road encroachment, Bangladesh approves draft bill

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on December 28, 2020

    The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft Highways Bill, 2020 proposing maximum two-year jail and a fine of Tk five lakh for encroachment...

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    National committee formed to coordinate ‘Rohingya’ activities

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:14am on December 17, 2020

    The government had formed a national committee to coordinate and manage overall activities including law and order of the forcibly displaced Myanmar-nationals in the camp...

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    Assam cabinet approves proposal to shut down govt-run madrashas

    New Age Desk | Updated at 10:36pm on December 15, 2020

    Guwahati, Dec 14: The Assam Cabinet has approved the proposal to shut down government-run madrassas and Sanskrit tols. In October, Assam’s education minister, Himanta Biswa...

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    Bangladesh approves first major wind power plant

    Shakahwat Hossain | Updated at 11:42pm on December 09, 2020

    The cabinet committee on national purchase at a meeting on Wednesday approved the construction of a 55 megawatt capacity wind power plant at Mongla in...

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    Cabinet secretary Anwarul gets two-year extension

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. Dhaka | Updated at 07:55pm on December 08, 2020

    The government has extended the tenure of cabinet secretary Khandakar Anwarul Islam by two years as his one-year tenure is scheduled to expire on December...

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    Engage social, political bodies in mask campaign

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on December 08, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday called for engaging socio-political organisations and local government bodies to strengthen the government’s ongoing campaign for the mandatory use...

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    Cabinet body nods import of rice, fertiliser, petroleum

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 07:10pm on December 02, 2020

    The cabinet committee on public purchase has approved 12 procurement proposals including the import of rice, fertiliser and petroleum. Law minister Anisul Haque presided over...