2017 February

The Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh gives the legislature the name Jatiyo Shangsad in Bengali and House of the Nation in English. It is commonly known as Parliament.

Parliament of Bangladesh is a unicameral legislature consisting of 350 members of which 300 Members from 300 territorial constituencies that is one from each constituency, on the basis of adult Franchise. The remaining 50 seats are reserved for women who are elected by the aforesaid elected Members in accordance with law on the basis of procedure of proportional representation in the Parliament through Single Transferable Vote. This provision for 50 reserved women seats will continue for ten years from the beginning of the 9th Parliament.

As per provision of clause (3) of article 72 of the Constitution, the term of a Parliament is five years. It is ordinarily dissolved on completion of five years from the date of its first meeting after the general elections. The President has the authority to dissolve the Parliament earlier, if at any time he is satisfied that there is no Members of Parliament. The term of Parliament can be extended beyond 5 years by an Act of Parliament by not more than one year at a time when the Republic is engaged in war.

the Constituent Assembly of Bangladesh and the first Parliament held their sittings in the building that now houses the Prime Minister’s Office and which is often referred as the old Shangshad Bhaban (old Parliament House). The second Parliament also held most of its sittings in that building, the last sitting being on 10 July 1981. It was during the tenure of the second Parliament that the present Parliament building, or Shangshad Bhaban, located at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, became functional. Its eighth, and incidentally the last session, commenced on 15 February 1982 in the new building.

List of 10th Parliament Members -2014 Election

  Unless sooner dissolved by the President, Parliament stands dissolved on the expiration of a period of five years from the date of its first meeting. In the extra-ordinary situation of the country being engaged in a war, this period of five years may be extended by an Act of Parliament by not more than… read more »

Lt. Col. Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir, Bir Protik .

  Lt. Col. Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir is Notable Bengali War hero Who fought Pakistan in the war of Independence . He was awarded ” Bir Protik ” for his notable bravery in the War of 1971 . In 1971, when the war of independence broke out, he was posted as a Battery Officer in… read more »

Bangladesh Government Website – Important gov.bd Site

বাংলাদেশ (Bangladesh) জাতীয় তথ্য বাতায়ন | গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ … www.bangladesh.gov.bd/   The National Web Portal of Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ) is the single window of all information and services for citizens and other stakeholders. Here the citizens can … You’ve visited this page 4 times. Last visit: 1/22/17 সরকারি নিয়োগ বিজ্ঞপ্তি সরকারি নিয়োগ বিজ্ঞপ্তি সব নিয়োগ বিজ্ঞপ্তি একসাথে… read more »

12 April 1971(Time Magazine) The World: Pakistan: Round 1 To the West

      The Article published in 12 April 1971   Time magazine titled “Pakistan: Round 1 To the West ” clearly state the situation and the  bengali nationalistic approach and its past glory . some people who trying to change the history by manipulating facts they can read the Times article and learn what… read more »

Source of light and Fuel in Bangladesh – Interactive Chart- 2015

The study documented an overall electricity use by about 78 percent of the households in 2015 as against 68 percent in 2014. The remaining 22 percent in 2015 are solely dependent on the kerosene and other indigenous sources. As expected, urban people are 37 percent more likely to use electricity than their rural counterparts. Among… read more »

1963 Cyclone in Bangladesh

During the year three cyclonic storms and ten depression formed in the bay of bengal , of those four ware severe storms  Duration May 25 – May 29 Super cyclonic storm (IMD) The super cyclonic storms hit chittagong at 28 may but the previous day a ship M V wartenfels left chittagong port in 1400 hours ran… read more »

1961 Cyclone in Bangladesh

The previous year 1960 Bangladesh faced three major cyclone but this year due to some advance warning the casualty was less than previous but still greatly accountable .   May 6–9 Peak intensity 95 km/h (60 mph) (3-min)  980 hPa   From May 6–9, the JTWC tracked this system as Tropical Storm Winnie The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)… read more »

1960 Cyclone in Bangladesh

  The 1960 North Indian Ocean cyclone season featured two deadly tropical cyclones that killed approximately 60,000 people collectively in  Bangladesh .  On average, five storms form in the North Indian Ocean every season with dual peaks in activity during May and November.Cyclones that occurred between 45°E and 100°E were included in seasonal records by the IMD. … read more »

Earthquake in Bangladesh : All historical Earthquake list

Bangladesh is positioned at the juncture of several active tectonic plate boundaries. Moreover, it sits atop the world’s largest river delta at close to sea level, facing both the risk posed by a quake and secondary risks of tsunamis and flooding in the quake’s aftermath.  These teaching case materials show the fieldwork of an international… read more »