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No Bangladeshi settled in Assam

No Bangladeshi settled in Assam
No Bangladeshi has gone to Assam to reside there permanently since the War of Liberation in 1971, home minister Asaduzzaman Khan told The Independent yesterday on the heels of remarks made by general secretary of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with regard to the alleged illegal migration to the bordering northeastern Indian state. BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said in New Delhi on Monday that people excluded from the final list of Assam-specific National Register of Citizens (NRC) would be de-franchised and deported to their country, according to a NDTV report.   "The NRC will ensure the detection of all illegal immigrants. The next step will be delete - means deletion of names of illegal immigrants from voters…

People not aware yet about road safety: PM

People not aware yet about road safety: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday told Parliament that awareness is yet to be created among people about road safety even after the recent student movement over the issue, reports UNB. "There had been such a big accident (Airport Road crash) and a movement! Even then, we see no awareness among…
‘Prosecution proves charges against Aug 21 attack accused beyond doubt’

‘Prosecution proves charges against Aug 21 attack accused beyond doubt’

The prosecution at the hearing of August 21 grenade attack case yesterday said they have been able to prove the charges against the accused in the case beyond any doubt, reports BSS. “All of them were involved in the planning of the attack, executing the plan, destroying the evidences and attempting…
Govt’s Ashrayan project bearing fruits

Govt’s Ashrayan project bearing fruits

It is good to know that the government initiated ‘Ashrayan Prakalpa’ has tremendously helped some families who lost everything to river erosion in the far flung rural area in the Rangpur region called Gangachara. According to a report of this newspaper Tuesday, about a total of 2,660 river-eroded…
The plight of Palestinian refugees

The plight of Palestinian refugees

Under the presidency of Donald Trump, the United States has certainly become a rogue. This may seem a harsh term for the so-called torch-bearer of human rights, humanity andmortality. But the reality is that the United States has been treading on the path of excessive bullying in the global arena, disregarding…
Don’t get tempted by others while investing in share market

Don’t get tempted by others while investing in share market

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon the small investors not to get tempted by others while investing in the capital market but take their own decisions after knowing everything about a company, reports UNB. "You've to take steps after having a clear idea about everything, but…
UN warns of  Idlib ‘bloodbath’

UN warns of Idlib ‘bloodbath’

BEIRUT: Government forces shelled Syria’s last major rebel bastion yesterday, hours after UN chief Antonio Guterres warned the Security Council any full-blown offensive in Idlib risks triggering a “bloodbath”, reports AFP. As troops massed for a Russian-backed offensive in the northwest,…
Artist Shahabuddin’s 
69th birthday celebrated in style

Artist Shahabuddin’s 69th birthday celebrated in style

Tributes and adulations poured in for celebrated master painter and freedom fighter Shahabuddin Ahmed’s 69th birthday on Tuesday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), reports UNB. Organised by the BSA and Artist Shahabuddin 69th Birthday Celebration National Committee, the event was presided…
Mushfiq mantra to weather criticism

Mushfiq mantra to weather criticism

There is an old saying that you cannot climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets! Talent can do nothing without perseverance. In Bangladesh cricket, there has never been any shortage of talent. But only a few could make the grades because of their willingness to persevere. Mushfiqur…
3-wheelers defy ban to ply on Dhaka-Tangail highway

3-wheelers defy ban to ply on Dhaka-Tangail highway

Three-wheelers have been dominating the Dhaka-Tangail highway on Bangabandhu Bridge in violation of a strict ban. They hinder the smooth movement of long-distance vehicles and are often behind fatal road accidents. Highway police are unable to control the menace. Sources say there are about 5,000 CNG-run…
Public varsity VCs propose entry test for lecturers

Public varsity VCs propose entry test for lecturers

Vice-chancellors (VCs) of public universities yesterday (Wednesday) proposed holding of an entry test for recruiting teachers as lecturers. This, they said, would help select better teachers without any influence. They also suggested incentives for teachers doing outstanding research work and creating…
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