Post Tagged with: "president"

President Abdul Hamid attends the 7th convocation of Bangladesh Agricultural University in Mymensingh on Tuesday. — New Age photo

Impact of climate change a big challenge: president

Mentioning that impact of climate change on agriculture is a big challenge for Bangladesh, president Abdul Hamid on Tuesday emphasised the need for expediting research activities with a view to developing salinity tolerant varieties of crops, particularly rice…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Obama convinced Trump ‘will not be president’

US president Barack Obama on Tuesday hammered home his belief that Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump would not be elected, knocking his reality show past and penchant for drawing media attention…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas holds a stop-over meeting with Bangladesh foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Sunday. — New Age photo

Palestinian President makes brief stopover in Dhaka

Bangladesh urged world leaders to take urgent and meaningful initiatives to resolve the Palestinian crisis.
Foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali made the call early Sunday after a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Dhaka…

February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Pakistanis should ignore Valentine’s Day: president

President Mamnoon Hussain has urged Pakistanis not to observe Valentine’s Day, the romantic holiday that hardline Muslim clerics want banned but officials in the capital say they cannot suppress…

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Palestinian president to make stopover in Dhaka tomorrow

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to make a stopover in Dhaka for an hour early Sunday on his way to Japan…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
RECONCILIATION PROCESS : Lankan president reaffirms commitment

RECONCILIATION PROCESS : Lankan president reaffirms commitment

PRIOR to Independence Day there was an increasing concern about the extent of president Maithripala Sirisena’s commitment to the reconciliation process. These doubts surfaced with the president’s declaration…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Op-Ed
Could Suu Kyi emerge as president?

Could Suu Kyi emerge as president?

As Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawmakers smiled for the cameras at the first sessions of Myanmar’s parliament, a summit of generals convened at a base just minutes from the chamber. On every mind was the same question: who will be the country’s…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Keep univ students away from militant acts: president

President Abdul Hamid on Saturday urged all concerned to remain alert so that university students do not get involved in militant activities. ‘Steps need to be taken so that students can know the country’s Liberation War, indigenous culture, history…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
President Abdul Hamid, along with other dignitaries, poses for a photograph after a function held at Daily Star Centre in Dhaka on Friday. — New Age photo

Any attack on the press is also an attack on democracy : President

President Abdul Hamid on Friday said that the government believed in press freedom but the freedom must have to be used for the wellbeing of the state and the people…

February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

Two Dhaka city AL committees soon: Hasina

The ruling Awami League president, Sheikh Hasina, also the prime minister, on Tuesday said that she would soon announce committees for the bifurcated Dhaka north and Dhaka south city units of the party…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

Kader resigns as Sk Jamal president

Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club president Manzur Kader resigned from the post on Saturday.
Kader sent a letter to prime minister Sheikh Hasina stating his personal and health problems as the cause behind the decision…

January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Venezuela opposition vows to oust president

Venezuela’s opposition vowed Friday to drive president Nicolas Maduro from office this year, raising pressure on the socialist leader as he weathers a political crisis in the oil-rich nation…

January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Obama vows to counter IS in Libya

US President Barack Obama directed his national security advisers on Thursday to counter efforts by Islamic State to expand into Libya and other countries, the White House said…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

PM, CJ, law minister, AG meet president

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, law minister Anisul Huq and attorney general Mahbubey Alam met president Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Thursday night…

January 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Don’t harass people, president asks police

President Abdul Hamid on Thursday asked the members of Bangladesh police to give special attention so that none is harassed while discharging their duties…

January 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Bills tabled to double pays for president, PM, ministers

Bills for doubling the salaries and allowances of the president, prime minister, ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers and their discretionary grants were tabled in parliament on Monday…

January 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

TOWARDS A GEOPOLITICAL SHIFT? : President Xi Jinping in Tehran

CHINA is Iran’s largest trading partner, including oil and gas, along with billions of dollars in other products and services. On Friday, president Xi Jinping arrived in Tehran, officially welcomed by Iranian president Hassan Rohani…

January 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
Altaf Mahmood

BFUJ president Altaf Mahmood passes away

Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists president Altaf Mahmood died Sunday morning at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, TOP STORIES

Army chief elected as BOA president

The current chief of army staff, General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq, on Sunday was elected as the president of Bangladesh Olympic Association unopposed…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

Public varsity to be set up in Kishoreganj: president

President Abdul Hamid on Sunday said the government has planned to set up a public university in Kishoreganj along with the development of communication infrastructure of the district…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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