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Street protests continue

Street protests
continue
The movement organised by school students against transporters, which was bolstered by the advent of more students of private and public universities, has acquired a new dimension, with police personnel and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists allegedly swooping down together on peaceful protesters and journalists. In addition, the transport strike, apparently called to deter the ongoing movement for safe roads, continued for the third day, causing the suffering of both intercity and intra-city commuters to worsen. Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan said no-one would be spared if the situation spins out of control, indicating that the government may take firm action following the week-long students’ protests. Attacks on students Police…

‘Nas Daily’ covers BD protest in video

‘Nas Daily’ covers BD protest in video

Worldwide phenomenon Nuseir Yassin, better known by the name Nas Daily as per his Facebook page, has released a video speaking up for the teens of Bangladesh protesting against reckless driving, reports UNB. His Facebook 'Nas Daily' published the video yesterday around 4pm Bangladesh time. Upon…
JU, RU, SUST students stage demonstration

JU, RU, SUST students stage demonstration

Students of Jahangirnagar University, Rajshahi University and Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) stage demonstrations on their respective campuses yesterday protesting attacks on students by police and alleged Chhatra League men at Jhigatola in Dhaka and also demanding safe roads.…
Ensuring safe roads

Ensuring safe roads

In the wake of a tragic accident on Airport Road, which killed two students and the consequent mass movement across the nation in demand for safe roads, Poribesh Bachao Andolon (POBA), an environmental advocacy group, held seminar titled ‘Death and anarchy of road: reasons and solution’.…
Transport management during the Eid

Transport management during the Eid

Transport or journey must not be the cause of human lives in particular at Eid or any other festive time.Accident may happen, hence, transport management systems must strictly set in place to safeguard the public through the best laws, policies, rules and compliance. Most importantly want an ongoing…
PM opens 8 new power plants

PM opens 8 new power plants

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday inaugurated eight newly-constructed power plants in the country, adding some 1,742 megawatts of electricity to the national grid, reports UNB. She opened the eight power generation stations through videoconferencing from her official residence Ganabhaban in the…
Venezuela’s Maduro ‘survives drone attack’

Venezuela’s Maduro ‘survives drone attack’

CARACAS: A year ago, few could see crisis-beset Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro being re-elected for a second term. But still, he clings to power, and, denouncing an “assassination” attempt Saturday, insisted he is “more determined than ever”, reports AFP. “I am fine,…
Cultural arena set to observe 77th death anniv of Rabindranath

Cultural arena set to observe 77th death anniv of Rabindranath

The nation will observe the 77th death anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore today, also termed as  ‘Baishey Srabon’, with elaborate programmes. Born on May 7, 1861 at Jorasanko in Kolkata, Tagore was the fountainhead of Bengali literature, culture and wisdom. Nobody has influenced…
Tamim gives credit to Shakib for 
changing the game momentum

Tamim gives credit to Shakib for changing the game momentum

The myth regarding the importance of Tamim Iqbal’s start in shaping up the innings in Bangladesh’s favour was again preciously justified. He fell for just one in Bangladesh’s first T20 against West Indies and the team lost the momentum to be defeated by seven wickets by D/L method.…
Agriculture experts for increasing Aus farming

Agriculture experts for increasing Aus farming

RANGPUR: Agriculture experts at a crop cutting function have called for enhancing less irrigation-water consuming Aus rice cultivation as an additional cereal crop to increase rice production for attaining food security, reports BSS. They made the call at the function organised for harvesting BRRI dhan48…
Now, 3.60 lakh tonnes of granite ‘disappears’

Now, 3.60 lakh tonnes of granite ‘disappears’

Only two weeks after the discovery of large quantities of coal going missing from the Barapukuria coal mine in Dinajpur, as much as 3.60 lakh tonnes of granite, worth Tk 55.23 crore, have now been reported missing from the stock of Maddhapara Granite Mining Company Limited (MGMCL), a state-owned concern…
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