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Prof Zafar Iqbal stabbed

Prof Zafar Iqbal stabbed
Eminent writer and academic Md Zafar Iqbal was stabbed in full public view on the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) campus yesterday. The prolific author was first admitted to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital yesterday evening where he was placed under the supervision of Assistant Professor Rashedunnabi of the hospital’s neurosurgery department.Later he was flown to Dhaka for better treatment on an air ambulance at about 10pm and admitted to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka Cantonment yesterday night. Students helped the police arrest the attacker immediately after he stabbed Prof Iqbal. The locals identified the attacker as Foyzur Rahman aka Foyzul (24), son of Hafizur Rahman from Jagannathpur…

PM ‘deceiving’ nation with ‘illegal’ electioneering: Moudud

PM ‘deceiving’ nation with ‘illegal’ electioneering: Moudud

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed yesterday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is 'deceiving' the nation by 'illegally' carrying out electioneering for her party spending public money, reports UNB. "The Prime Minister is going to Khulna today (Saturday) by a helicopter spending…
Women prone to kidney diseases

Women prone to kidney diseases

Experts at a roundtable yesterday said women are affected much more in kidney diseases comparing to men but in terms of kidney treatment they are lagging far behind and also going neglected in our country. At least 6 lakh of women sustain death untimely due to kidney failure across the globe every year.…
Dust pollution 
in the city

Dust pollution in the city

Dhaka’s air has rarely been healthy. Even this unhealthy air has virtually become noxious due to the inconceivable growth of dust which is harming the most the children when they come out home to go to school and other purposes. Their tender breathing system is certainly being devastated by the…
Sridevi’s death and the aftermath

Sridevi’s death and the aftermath

It is every Indian’s dream to go in the tricolor. Perhaps it was film actress Sridevi’s too. Irrespective, the state government of Maharashtra stepped in to fulfill it.  The late actress died in Dubai by drowning in a bathtub. After a 72- hour investigation and procedural wrangles,…
Thriving software sector hits foreign shores

Thriving software sector hits foreign shores

The software sector has recently flourished owing to proper policy support, soft loan at lower interest rates, and the capacity building of skilled manpower. The country exported software packages to 70 countries in FY2017-18, fetching in USD 800 million.       The president…
Turkish air strikes kill 36 
in Syria’s Afrin

Turkish air strikes kill 36 in Syria’s Afrin

BEIRUT: Turkish air strikes killed at least 36 pro-regime fighters backing Kurdish militia in Syria’s northwestern Kurdish enclave of Afrin yesterday, a monitoring group said, reports AFP. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democractic Forces alliance said the Turkish raids targeted pro-regime positions,…
Shilpu’s art exhibition ‘Smoron 71’ begins at Alliance Française

Shilpu’s art exhibition ‘Smoron 71’ begins at Alliance Française

A two-week solo art exhibition titled ‘Smoron 71’ (Remembrance: 1971) by artist Shah Mainul Islam Shilpu is underway at the La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in Dhanmondi of the capital. Speaker of the Parliament Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury inaugurated the exhibition as…
Walsh seeks support from all corners

Walsh seeks support from all corners

Bangladesh interim head coach Courtney Walsh made a plea of getting support from the players and the BCB as he aimed to get into the finals of the Nidashas Trophy tri-nation T20 International series in Sri Lanka. Walsh was appointed as head coach for this series only but the challenge is different altogether…
Bumper mango production expected in C’nawabganj

Bumper mango production expected in C’nawabganj

CHAPAINAWABGANJ: The mango growers of the district, known as the capital of mango, are expecting a high yield this season as mango trees are in full bloom due to favourable weather, reports UNB. Eighty-four per cent of the mango trees have already bloomed though the process of sprouting of buds was…
CPD wants dialogue with buyers

CPD wants dialogue with buyers

Noted economist Prof Rehman Sobhan yesterday suggested that an international dialogue should be arranged with buyers and embassies concerned to hike the price of readymade garment (RMG) products. “The RMG sector should introduce sophisticated technology and adopt a new management model to compete…
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