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Questions must from textbooks

Questions must 
from textbooks
The government has decided not to allow any educational institution set whimsical questions from unauthorised books for admission tests from class two to eight. The decision, applicable to all public and private educational institutions, was taken at an education ministry meeting yesterday, said sources. The questions for admission tests have to be made from the textbooks of the National Curriculum and Textbooks Board (NCTB), they added. Besides, the ministry has also fixed the age for admission in class one, which would be 6+ years on January 1. For admission in class two, the age would be 7+, in class three, the age would be 8+, in class four, the age would be 9+, in class five, the age would be 10+, in class six, the age would be 11+ and…

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No election under Hasina
No election under Hasina
BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday reiterated her call to the government to hold the next general…

5-member panel of chairmen formed as JS session begins

5-member panel of chairmen formed as JS session begins

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury yesterday nominated a five-member panel of chairmen for the 18th session of the 10th Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) at the beginning of the day’s business in the House, reports UNB. The panel members are: Major (retd) Rafiqul Islam, Bir Uttam, AB Tajul Islam, Abdul…
DU teachers, students seek PM’s intervention

DU teachers, students seek PM’s intervention

Teachers and students of Dhaka University yesterday formed a human chain on the university campus and sought the prime minister’s intervention to find out North South University teacher Mubashar Hasan Ceaser who went missing five days ago. Teachers, present and former students of mass communication…
Doctors should be more committed

Doctors should be more committed

A health journal of the UK in a recent study revealed that a doctor in Bangladesh gives only 48 seconds for a patient.  This revelation is startling and painful. Can a patient explain his or her problems in only 48 seconds? The situation is far better in India and some other countries. In those…
Artificial intelligence and robotics

Artificial intelligence and robotics

Saudi Arabia has recently given citizenship to Sophia, a humanoid created by Hanson Robotics  in Hong kong as a sign of openness for the Future Investment Initiative conference. “I am very honoured and proud for this unique distinction,” she told the crowd, according to the BBC “This…
2 new land port projects deferred

2 new land port projects deferred

Bangladesh is unlikely to establish land ports at Gundhum in Cox’s Bazar and Tegamukh in Rangamati due to the prevailing unpleasant relation with Myanmar and lack of financial viability. A decision had been taken in January this year to establish three new land ports in the Chittagong Hill Tracts…
Mass graves discovered near Hawija

Mass graves discovered near Hawija

Mass graves containing at least 400 bodies have been found near Hawija, an Iraqi city that was occupied by Islamic State (IS) fighters until last month, reports BBC. Kirkuk province's governor, Rakan Said, said they were found at an airbase just outside the city. Some of the victims were in civilian…
Daylong colourful celebration 
to mark the occasion

Daylong colourful celebration to mark the occasion

Today marks the 69th birth anniversary of prolific author, dramatist, screenwriter, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed (November 13, 1948–July 19, 2012). To celebrate the birth anniversary of the prominent figure of Bengali literature, different cultural organisations and TV channels have…
Ryad, Ariful, Jayed star in Khulna win

Ryad, Ariful, Jayed star in Khulna win

A late onslaught of Ariful Haque and Carlos Brathwaite gave Khulna Titans an 18-run win over Chittagong Vikings and dragged them out from the bottom of the point table of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) yesterday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital. Ariful Haque and Brathwaite helped…
20 school bldgs vulnerable

20 school bldgs vulnerable

About 4,000 students face great risk by attending classes in old, dilapidated and vulnerable buildings in Sakhipur upazila of Tangail district. The LGED has identified the building as the "most vulnerable". But finding no alternative, students are compelled to attend classes in these buildings.…
Country witnessed record gas use in 2016: Petrobangla

Country witnessed record gas use in 2016: Petrobangla

For the first time, Bangladesh consumed almost one trillion cubic feet (TFC) of natural gas last year, a clear indication of the country’s fast growing energy demand. Petrobangla, the government’s oil and gas corporation, gave the information in their latest annual report, providing the…
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