Bangladesh imported 69,778 tonnes of fish worth Tk 2.16 billion (Tk 216) crore in the last fiscal (2013-14), Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Haque told Parliament Wednesday, reports UNB.
In memory of mystic bard Lalon Shah, who through his timeless works preached the philosophy of spirituality, secularism and humanism, ‘Lalon Shah Bat Tola Sadhusangha 1419’, a two-day annual gathering of Lalon devotees, began on Thursday.
Police have detained an individual who thretened to kill Munshiganj-1 constituency parliament member and Srinagar Upazila Awami League president Sukumar Ranjan Ghosh.
More than 50 BNP workers joined Awami League in Srinagar on Friday offering bouquets to Munshiganj-1 constituency MP Sukumar Ranjan Ghosh.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith in parliament today said normalcy returned to the share market. In a written reply to Mohammad Shubid Ali Bhuiyan (Comilla-1) the Minister admitted that the index of Dhaka Stock Exchange on December 5 last year was abnormal.
Srinagar Upazila administration has organised a meeting with the locals in Munshiganj aimed at easing tension that still prevails following protests and clash over the controversial airport project.
BNP is conspiring to turn the Munshiganj incident into a political issue aimed at diverting public attention from war crimes trial, several ruling party MPs have alleged.
Now a state minister has joined a human chain formed in favour of the proposed Bangabandhu airport and a housing projects in Munshiganj, weeks after locals strongly protested the move.
Local people who blocked the Dhaka-Mawa-Khulna highway by forming a human chain demanding relocation of two projects from Munshiganj have withdrawn the blockade.