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Thousands suffer

Thousands suffer
Agitation by private university students in the capital and outside Dhaka yesterday (Thursday) brought traffic to a standstill. Thousands of people, particularly patients and the old, suffered immensely When the wheels of different modes of transport did not turn for hours due to obstruction of roads by the agitators, commuters had to sweat it out inside packed vehicles, or had to walk in the blazing sun. While the students were busy chanting slogans, raising banners, festoons or writing on streets, patients were groaning in hospital-bound ambulances stuck in the streets. The students were protesting against the police attack on East West University students on Wednesday and demanding cancellation of the 7.5 per cent value added tax (VAT) on…

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Sorry, says Muhith
Sorry, says Muhith
Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday apologised for his remarks against the movement of public university…

Devote yourselves for countrys development

Devote yourselves for countrys development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the new cadre police officials to devote themselves to the development of the country and the nation by facing the current and future challenges with courage and sincerity, reports UNB. ”You will have to devote yourselves to the development of the country…
Pvt university students protest rocks Ctg street

Pvt university students protest rocks Ctg street

Hundreds of students belonging to different private universities in Chittagong city yesterday staged demonstration protesting the imposition of VAT on the tuition fees. The anti- VAT movement which first started in the capital later spilled into the port city after law enforcers locked in a clash with…
Bangladesh changing : A  view of Bangladesh

Bangladesh changing : A view of Bangladesh

Last year I had a chance to visit Bangladesh. During a week-long stay, I met various people, mainly from the organisation, BRAC, an international development body based in Bangladesh, including Sir Fazle Hassan Abed, its founder and chairperson. It was a short trip; however, I made every effort to make…
Bangabandhu and his ideology

Bangabandhu and his ideology

The most recent observation of Public Administr-ation Minister, Syed Ashraful Islam, M.P. on Bangabandhu’s assassination in the night of 14 August is worthy enough to analyse the tragic episode through the prism of ideology. Islam said, ‘The night of 14th August was chosen to kill Bangabandhu,…
Spreading internet use among 
people underscored

Spreading internet use among people underscored

There is no alternative to spreading positive use of information and communication technology (ICT) and internet facilities among common people for proper implementation of the Vision 2021, reports BSS from Rangpur. Deputy Commissioner Md Rahat Anwar said this at the inaugural ceremony of the two-day…
NRBs urged to set up manufacturing 
industries in Bangladesh

NRBs urged to set up manufacturing industries in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Atiur Rahman on Wednesday said that almost all industrial sectors in Bangladesh are open for investment by non-resident Bangladeshis (NRBs), reports UNB. “NRBs can play a significant role in technology transfer in the form of training for skill development and management…
Migrant numbers spike in Hungary, Austria

Migrant numbers spike in Hungary, Austria

AFP, RÖSZKE, Hungary: EU member Hungary recorded yesterday a new record number of migrants entering the country with 3,321 refugees crossing the border from Serbia in the past 24 hours, police said. Neighbouring Austria meanwhile witnessed a new spike in numbers crossing from Hungary, with more…
Padatik Natya Sangsad (TSC) stages Macbeth today

Padatik Natya Sangsad (TSC) stages Macbeth today

Theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad (TSC) will stage William Shakespeare’s masterpiece tragedy ‘Macbeth’ today at 7pm at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), as a part of the ongoing Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival 2015. The play is the 34th…
Tigers can stun Aussies: Hathurusingha

Tigers can stun Aussies: Hathurusingha

Bangladesh cricket head coach Chandika Hathurusingha sensed a genuine chance of stunning Australia in the upcoming Test series, citing that the alienated condition here will leave the Aussies in troublesome state. According to him the Bangladesh could ‘do something against Australia what they…
Sale of adulterated fuel continues in North

Sale of adulterated fuel continues in North

The sale of adulterated fuels, especially diesel and petrol, has increased in 16 districts of the northern region due to lax monitoring by the concerned authorities. This has led to engine breakdown of different vehicles and diesel driven pumps. Sources said that, fuel oils are adulterated in two ways.…
65 lakh people at risk of suicide in Bangladesh

65 lakh people at risk of suicide in Bangladesh

Experts at a press conference yesterday said that about 65 lakh people are now at risk of suicide in Bangladesh. “Ninety percent of those committed suicide had some mental problems. The tendency to suicide increases when mental problems arise,” said eminent psychologist Jannatul Ferdous.…
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