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Madrasas plan anti-terror awareness among students

Madrasas plan anti-terror awareness among students
Several madrasas and Islamic organisations are planning to implement anti-militant programmes following the recent spate of militant attacks in the country. The authorities of Government Madrasa-e-Alia, Dhaka, have asked its teachers to impart anti-militancy lectures in their classes. They also plan to hold a seminar to create awareness against militancy among students. The madrasa’s principal, Prof. Siraj Uddin Ahmad, said the government has directed them to create awareness against militancy among the students. “As part of the  government directives, we have already organised anti-militancy seminars comprising students and teachers of our madrasa and we will again hold such meetings after all the students return from holidays,”…

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Building image main job now
Building image 
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A day after the claim made by Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali that  the image of the country…

Families still waiting for Tahmid, Hasnat’s return

Families still waiting for Tahmid, Hasnat’s return

Rezaul Karim, father of Hasnat Karim, has told The Independent that a source in the police confirmed that his son is being held for further questioning. “At this point, I cannot give you any further information,” he told this correspondent yesterday (Thursday). Rezaul had written to the…
Mobile courts to realise heavy fine from river encroachers: Minister

Mobile courts to realise heavy fine from river encroachers: Minister

Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday said mobile courts have been directed to realise hefty amounts of fine from those engaged in encroaching or polluting rivers, reports UNB. The Shipping Minister came up with the information while talking to reporters after the 32nd taskforce meeting on restoring…
RMG buyers’ response is heartening

RMG buyers’ response is heartening

Besides the world leaders, now our foreign business counterparts, Alliance, a group of 28 fashion brands and retailers have assured Bangladesh of their continued support despite the recent terrorist attacks in Gulshan and other places. This collective support is significantly important for a country…
LPG and the Bangladesh perspective

LPG and the Bangladesh perspective

The primary energy shortage is nowadays a mostly discussed issue in Bangladesh in the wake of widening energy and fuel crisis. Predominantly energy sector comprises of imported crude and processed fuel mix and extracted gas has been struggling ages to accommodate the diverse energy demand. Domestic…
With pulling of rope of Ulto Rath, the Rath Jatra festival ended

With pulling of rope of Ulto Rath, the Rath Jatra festival ended

With the pulling of the rope of Ulto Rath, the Rath Jatra, one of the festivals of the Hindu community, ended yesterday. The festival regarded as the car festival of Lord Sri Jagannath (Krishna) started on July 6, reports BSS. Different religious bodies and temple committees organised various programmes…
Brexit not to affect growth of exports, affirms Tofail

Brexit not to affect growth of exports, affirms Tofail

The Bangladesh government has set the country’s exports target at USD 37 billion for the FY 2016–17, which is 8.06 per cent higher than the earnings from exports in the past fiscal year, announced commerce minister Tofail Ahmed. “We have not only achieved the target for the last fiscal…
China vows ‘decisive response’ to sea provocations

China vows ‘decisive response’ to sea provocations

AFP, BEIJING: China warned Thursday of a “decisive response” to provocations in the South China Sea, as it faced mounting pressure to accept an international tribunal’s ruling against its claims to most of the strategically vital waters. The Philippines, which launched the legal challenge,…
Six Bangladeshi films selected for Locarno Int’l Film Festival

Six Bangladeshi films selected for Locarno Int’l Film Festival

Six Bangladeshi films have been selected for screening at the 69th Locarno International Film Festival Edition 2016, which will be held from August 3 to 13 in the city of Locarno, Switzerland. DhakaLive has news that among these six films, Kamar Ahmad Simon’s ‘Shunte Ki Pao!’ (Are…
Jamal look to keep up momentum

Jamal look to keep up momentum

Teams of the JB Bangladesh Premier Football League are going to participate in the ninth edition of the top soccer competition of the country with different aspect as this time the matches of the league will take places in seven different venues across the country.   The SAIF Powertec, who bought…
Fire guts huge properties in Nilphamari, Joypurhat

Fire guts huge properties in Nilphamari, Joypurhat

RANGPUR/Joypurhat: Over 200 rooms in the pucca, semi-pucca and thatched houses of 57 families with huge properties were gutted by a devastating fire at village Telipara under Sadar upazila in Nilphamari in the small hours of yesterday, report agencies. According to official sources and local public…
Cops hunt for missing students in Ctg

Cops hunt for missing students in Ctg

The Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) and Chittagong district police have formed separate committees to collect information about people who have gone missing in the last two years. The law enforcers are collecting information from police stations about missing persons for whom general diaries (GDs)…
Put your head down and get to work, Theresa May’s style

Put your head down and get to work, Theresa May’s style

Her beloved father, an Anglican vicar, died in a car crash when she was 25, after she had been married only a year, and her mother, who had multiple sclerosis, died a few months later. For Theresa May, a cherished only child, the shock was devastating. It brought her even closer to her husband, Philip,…
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