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  • Info minister apologises in parliament

    Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu apologises in parliament for his comment alleging lawmakers, peoples’ representatives and diplomats being involved in corruption in Test Relief (TR) and Food For Work (FFW) programmes.

  • MPs not allowed to speak on point of order

    MPs are not allowed to speak on point of order in fear quorum crisis in the House after the end of point of order session.

  • Govt officials illegally occupied 128 houses: Minister

    Government officials and employees have illegally occupied some 128 houses or residences across the country, Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain tells Parliament.

  • 12% people at arsenic risk: LGRD minister

    Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain tells parliament that 12 percent people are still at risk of arsenic contamination in the country.

  • '50,000 Bangladeshis freed from foreign jails in 5yrs'

    Around 50,000 Bangladeshis are freed from different foreign jails over the last five years, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali said in the parliament.

  • Rampal coal-fired power plant

    Rampal plant still awaits environmental clearance: Minister

    Forest and Environment Minister Anwar Hossain Manju tells the Jatiya Sangsad that the Directorate of Environment has yet to give no objection certificate (NOC) for construction of Rampal coal-fired power plant.

  • JS passes supplementary budget for FY 2015-16

    Parliament passes the supplementary budget of Tk 19,803.62 crore for the outgoing fiscal year 2015-16 to meet the additional expenditures under different ministries and divisions.

  • Massive theft in banking sector: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith admits in Parliament that there are some irregularities in the banking sector and it is massive at times.

  • Law and order fine, PM tells JS

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells parliament that the country’s law and order situation is normal and people are getting justice as her government has taken various effective steps.

  • JS budget session begins

    The sitting of the eleventh session of the 10th parliament resumes on June 1, 2016. Finance Minister AMA Muhith is scheduled to place the national budget for the next fiscal year (2016-17) on June 2.