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Dhaka ranks 5ht worst in Air Quality Index

GB NEWS24 DESK// Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, has ranked the fifth-worst in Air Quality Index (AQI) this morning. According to Saturday's reading, Dhaka had a score of 228 at 8:20 am, indicating that the air quality was…

GP appoints Yasir Azman as first Bangladeshi CEO

GBNEWS24DESK// Yasir Azman became the first Bangladeshi to be appointed as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of country’s leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone. Grameenphone’s Board of Directors announced his appointment on…

IOM steps up cyclone preparation efforts

GBNEWS24DESK// IOM has completed a series of events marking our comprehensive disaster-risk reduction effort to upgrade shelters and distribute tools and emergency equipment to the Bangladeshi host community near Cox’s Bazar. IOM also…

Charges framed against Ishraque, trial begins Feb 9

GBNEWS24DESK// A Dhaka court has framed charges against BNP's Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayoral candidate Ishraque Hossain in connection with a graft case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in 2010. Ishraque Hossain,…

Rabab Fatima elected President of UNICEF Executive Board

GBNEWS24DESK// Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative (PR) to the United Nations, has been unanimously elected President of the UNICEF Executive Board at elections held on Tuesday at the UN Headquarters in New…

SC upholds war criminal Qaiser’s death penalty

GBNEWS24DESK// The Appellate Division on Tuesday upheld the death sentence awarded to former Jatiya Party minister Syed Mohammad Qaiser in a case filed for committing crimes against humanity during  Liberation War in 1971. A…

Voting underway in Chattogram-8 by-election

GBNEWS24DESK// The voting in the by-polls ofChattogram-8 constituency is underway peacefully. The voting has begun at 9am and will continue until 5pm without any break. Electronic voting machines or EVMs are being used in this…

PM leaves for Abu Dhabi today

GBNEWS24DESK// Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka today for Abu Dhabi on a three-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend “Abu Dhabi Sustainable Week”, “Zayed Sustainable Awards Ceremony” and other…

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