The Union Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman has been ranked 34th in the Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World list. Nirmala Sitharaman also served as the Defence Minister of India from 3rd September 2017 to 30th May 2019. Born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, She became the first women full-time finance minister ..
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The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is a T20 format franchise-based cricket tournament administered by the Bangladesh Cricket Board and the BPL Governing Council in Bangladesh. This years marks the seventh edition of the tournament and has been rebranded as Bangabandhu BPL to commemorate the birth centenary of the First President of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. ..
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has been conferred the Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019 in Dhaka for her vision of a peaceful and prosperous South Asia, free of tension, conflicts and terrorism. It acknowledged her contribution to fostering cooperation between India and Bangladesh. The award has been instituted in the memory of ..
The world’s largest “Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute” has started functioning in Dhaka from 4th July 2019. The 500-bed hospital with 50 ICU and 12 operation theatres will provide advanced treatment to burn patients in Bangladesh. The institute has been built at a cost of over 500 crore Taka.
On July 26, Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore has been conferred D Litt (Honoris Causa) by West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi at a special convocation of Kazi Nazrul University (KNU) held at the Raj Bhawan. Tripathi, who is also the university Chancellor, also conferred D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) on renowned scientist at the Bhaba Atomic Research ..
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has decided to scrap the quota system in government services after thousands of students marched across the country in protest against a controversial policy of setting aside jobs for special groups. The students began the protests against discriminatory quotas for government jobs, leaving scores of people injured at the Dhaka ..
EC asks Government to withhold 4.5% minorities sub quota The Election Commission asks the government to withhold the 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities in the five poll bound states for now. The direction will remain in force till the poll process is over in these states. The decision to give this share to the ..
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims observed The International Road Federation (IRF) observed the World Day for Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. The United Nations had endorsed it in 2005 as a global day to be observed every third Sunday in November each year, making it a major advocacy day for road traffic ..