Flood situation in Kurigram, 5 other districts likely to remain steady: FFWC

Published at : 11 July 2024, 04:00 pm
Flood situation in Kurigram, 5 other districts likely to remain steady: FFWC

Flood situation in some low-lying areas of Kurigram, Jamalpur, Gaibandha, Bogra, Tangail and Sirajganj districts adjacent to Brahmaputra-Jamuna river may remain steady, said a regular bulletin of Flood Forecasting Warning Centre (FFWC).

The Teesta, Dharla and Dudhkumar rivers in the northern region of the country may rise at a particular time in the next 24 hours, it said, reported UNB.

As a result, the Teesta and Dharla rivers may flow above danger level at some stations for short duration and the flood situation may deteriorate slightly in the low-lying areas of Kurigram district adjacent to the Dudhkumar River.

The Jamuneswari, Upper Karatoa, Upper Atrai, Punarava, Tangon and Ichamoti-Jamuna rivers in the northern region of the country may rise rapidly at particular time.

The Atrai River at Baghabari point in the north-western region of the country may fall, thus the flood situation of low-lying areas of Sirajganj district along the river may improve in the next 24 hours.

The flood situation in different low-lying areas of the North-eastern region of the country may remain in steady state.


Besides, the Brahmaputra River is in rising trend on the other hand the Jamuna River is in steady state. Both the river may remain steady in next 24 hours.

The Ganges river is in rising trend, which may continue in the next 72 hours, while the
Padma river is in steady state which may continue in next 24 hours.

In the North-eastern region of the country, the Kushiyara River is in steady state, while the Surma river is in rising trend which may continue in next 24 hours.

According to the information from meteorological organizations, heavy rainfall is expected in the next 24 hours in the Northern and North-eastern regions and adjoining upstream parts of the country.

 

PM reaches Washington DC from New York

Published at : 24 September 2023, 02:30 pm
PM reaches Washington DC from New York
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Washington DC, the USA capital city, this afternoon after joining the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session and other high-level side and bilateral events in New York.

 

She reached Washington DC from New York by road at 6pm.

On her arrival in Washington DC, Bangladesh Ambassador to the USA Muhammad Imran received the premier with a flower bouquet, reports BSS.

Earlier, she left her Place of Residence, Lotte New York for Washington DC at 12:30pm.

She arrived in New York on September 17.

The prime minister will leave Washington DC for London, the capital city of the United Kingdom, on September 29.

She will stay in London till October 3.

After wrapping up her visit, the prime minister will leave London for home and scheduled to reach Dhaka on October 4.

 

Bangladesh-US Ticfa meeting begins in Dhaka

Published at : 20 September 2023, 02:41 pm
Bangladesh-US Ticfa meeting begins in Dhaka

Bangladesh-US Ticfa meeting begins in Dhaka Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Bangladesh-US Ticfa meeting begins in Dhaka Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Bangladesh-US Ticfa meeting begins in Dhaka Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Bangladesh-US Ticfa meeting begins in Dhaka Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Bangladesh-US Ticfa meeting begins in Dhaka Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Bangladesh-US Ticfa meeting begins in Dhaka Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police.

Deal to ease trade in taka-rupee to be signed as Hasina

Published at : 08 September 2023, 01:43 am
Deal to ease trade in taka-rupee to be signed as Hasina

"An MoU will be signed between the National Payments Corporation of India and the Bangladesh Bank to make transactions in rupees and taka between Bangladesh and India easier," said the foreign minister in a press conference at the Foreign Service Academy in the capital on Thursday.

Besides, the neighbouring countries are likely to sign two more memorandums of understanding regarding cooperation in agricultural researches, and extension of the existing cultural exchange programme for two years, said the foreign minister.

Fair Technology launches car exchange programme

Published at : 07 September 2023, 02:29 pm
Fair Technology launches car exchange programme

Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Additional Inspector General of police (IGP) Habibur Rahman has been made the new commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police.