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  • Road crashes claim 15 lives in Narsingdi, Feni
  • 52 Bangladeshis pilgrims have so far died in Saudi
  • Safe road movement: 9 more students freed from Keraniganj jail
  • Khalishpur Meghna oil depot catches fire, 3 killed
  • Truck-microbus collision kills 6 in Feni
  • Myanmar tactfully delaying Rohingya repatriation
  • Movement for safe roads: 25 students get bail
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Little progress despite efforts

Little progress despite efforts
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said although Bangladesh and Myanmar have been making various efforts, including the signing of a deal, to repatriate over a million Rohingyas from Bangladesh, there has been no virtual progress in this regard so far, reports UNB. "We've been making various efforts, we have signed a deal, their (Myanmar's) ministers visited Bangladesh and saw the sufferings of displaced Rohingyas, but there has been no virtual progress," she said. The Prime Minister said this while Secretary General of Amnesty International Salil Shetty met her at her official residence Ganobahaban. PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting. To identify them quickly and effectively, the…

Quamrul put on 
10-day remand

Quamrul put on 10-day remand

A court yesterday placed Quamrul Islam, the alleged lover of special public prosecutor Rathish Chandra Bhowmik's wife Snigdha Sarkar Dipa, on a 10-day remand over the murder of the lawyer, reports UNB. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Arifa Yesmin Mukta passed the order around 9:30pm after police…
PM opens to traffic several projects in Cumilla

PM opens to traffic several projects in Cumilla

The newly completed Companyganj-Muradnagar-Homna highway and Gouripur-Homna Bridge and two important railway overpasses --one at Shasangachha and another at Paduar Bazar-- in Cumilla were opened to traffic yesterday, reports UNB. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina officially opened the highway, the bridge…
Effective IT education for Digital Bangladesh

Effective IT education for Digital Bangladesh

The president, during the convocation speech at the Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), emphasized the need to equip engineers with the latest knowledge so that they can play a vital role in the progress of the country. The call becomes more significant since Bangladesh is now a…
Learning English language

Learning English language

Bangladesh has got an English language education (ELE) system comprising compulsory education of Literacy English with an emphasis on the communicative skills as well as the optional education of academic subjects in English medium at all phases of education. The ELE system has been established backed…
Leather exports mark significant fall

Leather exports mark significant fall

Data from the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) shows that the exports of leather and leather products fell significantly in the first nine months (July–March) of the current financial year 2017–18. The sector registered a slightly negative growth rate of 8.04 per cent, resulting in earnings…
Fears of fresh violence as Israel’s open-fire rules unchanged

Fears of fresh violence as Israel’s open-fire rules unchanged

GAZA CITY: Palestinians readied yesterday for new protests along the Gaza border and Israel warned that its open-fire rules would not change as fears of fresh violence rose a week after the bloodiest day in years, reports AFP. Thousands of Palestinians are again expected to gather at five spots near…
I wanted to narrate a story in ‘Swapnajaal’

I wanted to narrate a story in ‘Swapnajaal’

DhakaLive’s Farhanul Hoque reveals more about Gias Uddin Selim’s ‘Swapnajaal’ through a recent interview. Excerpts follow: Why is there a nine-year hiatus between your two films? Actually, in between the films ‘Monpura’ and ‘Swapnajaal’, I wanted to make…
Ruthless Abahani clinch DPL title

Ruthless Abahani clinch DPL title

Country’s most adorable cricket team Abahani Limited clinched the coveted Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPL) title in emphatic fashion, demonstrating a ruthlessness that required to defy complicated equations and uncertainty hovering around them. With Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club had equal…
 4 teachers for 600 students
in Rajbari govt girls’ school

4 teachers for 600 students in Rajbari govt girls’ school

Rajbari: The Goalundo Shahid Smrity Govt Girls School, a well-known Secondary School at Rajbari with around 600 students, has been running with only four teachers where they are also extremely irregular in academic activities, reports UNB. The agonizing reality has been persisting at the school for…
No question leak in HSC exams so far

No question leak in HSC exams so far

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in the recent question paper leaks, even as three papers of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent exams went off without any incident. RAB-14 yesterday arrested Humayun Ali, 19, from Bhatara in Sarishabari…
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