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Plunderers must not be in power: PM

Plunderers must not be in power: PM
Awami League (AL) president Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged those who believe in the Liberation War to remain united so that “war criminals, killers, and embezzlers of orphans' money” can never come to power. “I will urge you to remain united against those who work against humanity—war criminals, killers—so that they can never regain power in the country,” she said. The oblique reference to the Khaleda Zia-led Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its ally Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was unmistakable. Hasina, who is also the Prime Minister, was speaking at a mammoth rally in the city’s Suhrawardy Udyan. The rally was held to observe the historic March 7 speech by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman…

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Female diplomats coming to the forefront
Female diplomats coming to the forefront
Women representation among the Bangladeshi ambassadors and high commissioners in six continents is now…

UN pays tribute to 4 fallen Bangladesh peacekeepers

UN pays tribute to 4 fallen Bangladesh peacekeepers

A memorial ceremony was held yesterday for four fallen Bangladeshi peacekeepers who were killed in the line of duty on February 28 in the Mopti region of Mali, reports UNB. Warrant Officer Abul Kalam Azad, Corporal Mohammad Akter Hossin and soldiers Mohammad Rayhan Ali and Jamal Uddin were killed when…
80pc of women cop recruited in 9yrs

80pc of women cop recruited in 9yrs

Nearly 80 percent of the women police have made their way into the country's law enforcing agency in the past nine and a half years, thanks to the Prime Minister's ten special initiatives one of which targets women empowerment, reports BSS. Out of the 11,767 women currently in the police service,…
Harassment inside public transports

Harassment inside public transports

It is well known that women commuters in Bangladesh’s public transports are not safe. On a regular basis many of them face sexual harassment from the bus staff or fellow passengers when they got on a bus or travelled standing if the bus was overcrowded. Be that as it may, a recent survey conducted…
Education for a changing world: Bangladesh and the UK perspective

Education for a changing world: Bangladesh and the UK perspective

Education is a powerful tool. However, education is no longer just about learning the facts in this fast-paced and ever-changing world. There is growing consensus that school systems need to develop in young people skills of the 21st century or, in other words, Deep Learning skills to help them reach…
Female workers need to break shackles of exclusion

Female workers need to break shackles of exclusion

Mahmooda Sultana, born at Ishwardi in Rajshahi, made the headlines recently after she received the prestigious IRAD Innovator of the Year award from NASA. But more importantly, her achievement shows how much a woman from our country can do if she gets the right opportunity. The economic role of women…
18 days under attack, death toll hits 800 in Ghouta

18 days under attack, death toll hits 800 in Ghouta

BEIRUT: The Syrian regime launched a ferocious assault on a rebel enclave outside Damascus on February 18, saying it wanted to crush Islamist groups and jihadists, reports AFP. The onslaught has since taken more than 40 percent of Eastern Ghouta and killed more than 800 civilians. Here is a summary…
Exhibition of 100 women artists underway at Shilpakala

Exhibition of 100 women artists underway at Shilpakala

A weeklong art exhibition ‘Madhobilata’ featuring the art works of hundred women artists is underway at the National Art Plaza of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital. Marking the International Women’s Day, BSA and the University of Development Alternative (UODA) have…
Radiant deal a big blow to Abahani

Radiant deal a big blow to Abahani

Abahani saw a big blow in the opening match at their home ground in the AFC Cup when they suffered a solitary goal defeat to the visitors New Radiant Sporting Club of Maldives with one of the vital players of home team got marching order yesterday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Ali Fasir, the…
Bumper mango yield likely in Rajshahi

Bumper mango yield likely in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: With a massive blooming most of the mango trees in the region, including Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj district, have now worn an eye-catching look predicting a bumper yield of the delicious fruit in the current season, reports BSS. The blooming mango flowering at this stage predicts an excellent…
No MCQs ‘from this year’

No MCQs ‘from this year’

The examinees of Primary Education Completion (PEC) and equivalent exams will have to answer only broad and short questions in writing as multiple choice questions (MCQs) will be done away with from November this year. The primary and mass education ministry has decided to discard the MCQ format following…
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