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Question paper leaks continue unabated

Question paper leaks continue unabated
Question paper leaks of the ongoing Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations apparently continue unabated as the Chemistry question papers of yesterday’s exam were also leaked and found circulating in various social media platforms. Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained 13 people, including 10 students, for their alleged involvement in leaking out Chemistry question paper of the SSC exam in Lalpur upazila of Natore. Following various ‘futile’ attempts by the government to stop the question paper leaks, Secondary and Higher Education Division Secretary Sohrab Hossain yesterday said the government is now planning to introduce a new method of holding public examinations from next year, as it is not possible…

Bangladeshi books steal spotlight at Kolkata fair

Bangladeshi books steal spotlight at Kolkata fair

While the Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2018 is drawing greater number of crowd with each passing day, books authored by Bangladeshi writers also attracted many people at the 42nd edition of the International Kolkata Book Fair, reports UNB. A Bangladesh pavilion received notable responses from the visitors…
Male students outshining girls at Rajshahi University

Male students outshining girls at Rajshahi University

In the last couple of years, female students have fared better then their male classmates in Rajshahi University (RU). This trend appears to be going in the reverse direction from the one that prevailed during 2005–2016, when male students dominated the campus. Each faculty of the university honours…
Tech-based eco-friendly agriculture

Tech-based eco-friendly agriculture

The president has rightly asked local agriculture researchers to develop tech-based sustainable agricultural methods. He made the observation on occasion of the Krishibid Day, 2018 arranged by the Krishibid Institute, Bangladesh. Since Bangladesh is basically an agriculture-based country with main crops…
Social unity against terrorism

Social unity against terrorism

People's thinking space is getting quite parochial. Everyone should work on improving their thought process but nobody has time to go deep into it. For example, currently the most discussed topic is militancy. Various types of complex thinking and ideas are seeking ways to solve the problem of militancy.…
Country awaits dawn of 4G era on Feb 19

Country awaits dawn of 4G era on Feb 19

The posts and telecommunication ministry has approved the Bangladesh Teleco-mmunication Regulatory Commission's (BTRC's) recommendations to provide licences to four operators for the fourth-generation (4G) mobile service. The regulator received the certified copy of the approval on Wednesday…
EU split over Balkan enlargement

EU split over Balkan enlargement

SOFIA: Deep splits emerged in the EU yesterday over membership plans for Balkan states, with some countries warning Russia would take advantage unless the bloc sped up the accession process, reports AFP. Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov warned it was now or never for expanding the EU into the…
Theatre stages ‘Meraj Fokirer Ma’ at Shilpakala today

Theatre stages ‘Meraj Fokirer Ma’ at Shilpakala today

Theatre, one of the most popular theatre troupes in the country, will stage their much-acclaimed play ‘Meraj Fokirer Ma’ today evening at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Written and directed by late noted theatre icon Abdullah…
Bangladesh field four debutants

Bangladesh field four debutants

As many as four players made debut for Bangladesh in the first T20 against Sri Lanka, a move that might look surreal but the hosts perhaps mulled it perfect strategically. Even though the Bangladesh team management trashed the fear of former coach Chandika Hathurusingha’s knowledge on Bangladeshi…
Bogra fish fair draws huge crowd

Bogra fish fair draws huge crowd

‘Poradaha Mela’, a 400-year-old traditional fair was held at Poradaha in Gabtali upazila of Bogra district on Wednesday amid enthusiasm and fanfare. Hundreds of people took part in the largest fish fair of the district. Every year around 60-70 thousand people attend the fair in Poradaha.…
Smart NID holders to get ‘exemption’

Smart NID holders to get ‘exemption’

Those who have Smart National Identity Cards (NID) are likely to get machine readable passports (MRPs) without the police verification report soon. The Department of Immigration and Passports (DIP) has written to the Security Service Division of the home ministry recently. The ministry's permission…
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