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Farewell amid tears

Farewell amid tears
The relatives of the passengers, including pilots and cabin crew members who died in the US-Bangla plane crash in Nepal, formally received their bodies in an atmosphere heavy with lamentation, grief and mourning. The relatives of the deceased from Dhaka and elsewhere in the country gathered yesterday afternoon at the Army Stadium in the capital, where the bodies were handed over under Army supervision. Before the bodies were handed over to the relatives, police had collected all necessary information about the persons receiving them. A Namaz-e-Janaza, led by Mawlana Mahmudul Haque, was held at the venue, where people from all walks of life including national political leaders, lawmakers, personnel from the three forces—the Army, the Navy…

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SC stays Khaleda bail until May 8
SC stays Khaleda bail until May 8
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday stayed until May 8 the High Court (HC) order…

Crash survivor pays tributes to kin

Crash survivor pays tributes to kin

When the family members and relatives came to receive the bodies of those killed in the plane crash in Kathmandu, Mehedi Hasan, a survivor, who also lost his relatives, went to the Army Stadium in the capital to pay tributes to the victims. Mehedi Hasan, who is now being treated at the Dhaka Medical…
Resist conspiracy, evil efforts of anti-liberation forces: President

Resist conspiracy, evil efforts of anti-liberation forces: President

Gazipur: President Abdul Hamid yesterday stressed the need for spreading the spirit of the Liberation War among all to resist the conspiracy of the anti-liberation forces which could raise their heads whenever they get scope, reports UNB. "We have to resist any type of conspiracy and evil efforts…
Standard education at private medical colleges

Standard education at private medical colleges

With the country already on the way of attaining the developed status from the position of a least developed one, it’s only natural that all public service providing sectors, including the medical colleges, should maintain a certain standard. The prime minister underlined this while attending…
Biogas from solid wastes: energy 
solution for Bangladesh

Biogas from solid wastes: energy solution for Bangladesh

Solid waste is one of the important challenges human civilization deals with today, while environmentalists consider that as one of the significant resources. With rapid increase in population and urbanisation, improper disposal and poor management of solid waste generated in Bangladesh (16,380 tons…
Tougher punishment for selling spurious fertiliser

Tougher punishment for selling spurious fertiliser

The Cabinet yesterday in principle approved the draft of ‘The Fertiliser (Management) Amendment) Act, 2018’ with provision of harsher punishment for selling adulterated fertiliser. The approval was given at the weekly meeting of the cabinet held at the Prime Minister's Office with Prime…
West wary as Putin wins fourth term with record vote

West wary as Putin wins fourth term with record vote

MOSCOW: Russia's Vladimir Putin secured another six years in power after a record election win, but international leaders were slow to congratulate him yesterday amid a new spike in tensions, as opponents accused him of vote rigging, reports AFP. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades,…
‘Gahar Badshah O Banesa Poree’ 
at Shilpakala Stage today

‘Gahar Badshah O Banesa Poree’ at Shilpakala Stage today

Popular theatre troupe Nagorik Natyangan will stage its new production titled ‘Gahar Badshah O Banesa Poree’ today at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segun Bagicha in the capital.   The play ‘Gahar Badshah O Banesa Poree’ based on a folk story,…
Tigers fighting attitude pleases Nazmul

Tigers fighting attitude pleases Nazmul

Despite the failure of the key batsmen, Bangladesh finally could have set a target of 167 for top-notch T20 side and desperately fought to the end to defend it, the attitude that was praised by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan. “None of the key four batsmen of our team did…
‘Safe poultry feed a must to protect public health’

‘Safe poultry feed a must to protect public health’

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a participatory discussion called for producing safe poultry feed to get good quality of its meat for keeping public health free from various diseases, reports BSS. They mentioned that manufacturing and marketing of safe poultry feed is the precondition for good poultry farming,…
Climate change to displace millions in 3 decades: WB

Climate change to displace millions in 3 decades: WB

The number of people fleeing crop failures, droughts and rising sea levels will grow drastically over the next three decades if world governments do not intervene, according to a World Bank report released yesterday, reports AFP from Washington. By 2050, 86 million "climate migrants" will…
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