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Wait gets longer

Wait gets longer
The family members of the ill-fated passengers of US-Bangla flight BS-211, who flew in to Kathmandu to get the dead bodies of their near ones back, will have to wait for few more days, said Bangladeshi officials currently present at Kathmandu. The Nepali authorities said they would need few days to hand over the bodies, much to the dismay of the family members. Bangladesh Ambassador to Nepal Mashfee Binte Shams spoke to the media in the Nepalese capital yesterday after emerging from a hospital, where several of the crash victims are being treated. She said that the Nepali forensics department will take four more days to finish the autopsies. “Then they will confirm the identities by matching information provided by the victims’…

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Khaleda’s bail in graft case stayed till Sunday
Khaleda’s bail in graft case stayed till Sunday
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court yesterday stayed until Sunday a High Court order granting…

Prof Zafar Iqbal returns to SUST campus

Prof Zafar Iqbal returns to SUST campus

Eminent writer Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, who was undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka after a knife attack on him, returned to Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) here yesterday after 11 days, reports UNB. He arrived at Sylhet Osmani International…
Polls to 5 city corporations to be held on time: Minister

Polls to 5 city corporations to be held on time: Minister

Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Wednesday said the election of five city corporations will be held on time if there is no obstacle or cases, reports UNB. The minister came up with the information while talking to reporters at the Secretariat.…
A tribute to Stephen Hawking

A tribute to Stephen Hawking

A pall of gloom descended on the scientific community in particular and educated scientific minded people all over the world in general at the death of Stephen Hawking–arguably the brightest and the most brilliant scientist of the contemporary world. He will be remembered as the man who ventured…
Consumers are the king–only theoretically

Consumers are the king–only theoretically

Every citizen of the country is a consumer. In every country, consumers are considered the core foundations of all business activities and securing their interests become the paramount responsibility of the state, followed by legal punishment for violators. Manufacturers and service providers are made…
BPO sector grows by 19 times in 5 years

BPO sector grows by 19 times in 5 years

Riding on a huge growth wave for a couple of years, the income of the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector in Bangladesh rose by more than 24 per cent year on year to about USD 230 million in 2017. “In 2009, only around 300 people used to work in this industry. Now, after nine years, around…
Hawking, the man whose brain transcended disability

Hawking, the man whose brain transcended disability

LONDON: Living with motor neurone disease for more than 50 years, Stephen Hawking transcended his disability to becoming one of science's brightest stars, harnessing technology to once again give voice to his ideas, reports AFP. "My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything…
‘Mujib Mane Mukti’ staged at BSA

‘Mujib Mane Mukti’ staged at BSA

Marking the historic March 7 speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) has organised an eleven-day event titled ‘Bangabandhu Cultural Festival’ on the premises of BSA in the capital as well as different district Shilpakala Academy premises. As a part…
8-star Arafat blows away Abahani

8-star Arafat blows away Abahani

Medium pacer Yeasin Arafat hogged the headline by becoming the first Bangladeshi bowler to take an eight-wicket haul in List-A cricket. His amazing figures of eight for 40 dealt a heavy blow to not only Abahani’s aspiration to remain as solo table topper of the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League…
32 brick kilns set up on farmland, forest areas

32 brick kilns set up on farmland, forest areas

At least 32 brick kilns have been set up by influential people on agricultural land, in forest areas, residential areas and on government ‘khas’ land in Kalapara upazila of the district in violation of the brick processing and brick kilns establishment law. Forests are getting denuded as…
New tech to fight illegal VoIP call terminations

New tech to fight illegal VoIP call terminations

The government has brought a new American technology to detect the exact locations of the SIM boxes that are used for illegal termination of VoIP (voice over internet protocol) calls. The technology is provided by Pennsylvania-based LATRO Services. According to experts, the government has been losing…
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