Staff Correspondent: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal hassaid the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) President Lee Mikyung would convince the giant Korean companies like LG, Daewoo, Hyundai and Samsung to invest in Bangladesh.
Entertainment Correspondent: It was Chinese New Year on Thursday (January 17). The event is celebrated in around 400 towns of 130 countries every year.
Senior Correspondent: Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad has fallen seriously ill. He has become weak alarmingly and cannot move easily. His physical condition has been deteriorating day by day. Currently, he cannot talk and recognise the acquaintances properly.
International Desk: Israel's military says it has started hitting Iranian targets in Syria.
Traffic department of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has again launched a 15-day long campaign to bring back discipline or to ensure safe movement on roads in the capital.