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20,000 students face uncertainty

20,000 students face uncertainty
Around 20,000 students of pass course (degree) under seven government colleges affiliated to Dhaka University (DU) are going through uncertain times due to a long delay in publishing results and holding of exams stretching over the last three years. When asked, the college authorities couldn't say when the results will be published or new exams would take place. According to them, only the authorities at Dhaka University, which is responsible for holding the exams and admission tests in these seven colleges, know when the results will be published. Authorities in these colleges said they can feel the sufferings of the students but their hands are tied as they cannot do anything unless Dhaka University takes action. Meanwhile, Dhaka University…

Myanmar amends map partially, 
colour remains unchanged

Myanmar amends map partially, colour remains unchanged

Amid Bangladesh's strong protest, Myanmar has removed population related information about St. Martin's Island from its map but the map still shows the same colour, says a senior official yesterday. "Myanmar side apologised for their mistake. After Bangladesh's strong protest, they've…
Freedom of press, expression important benchmarks for human rights: Swiss envoy

Freedom of press, expression important benchmarks for human rights: Swiss envoy

Key human rights topics in the country were explored and by the challenges faced to encounter those issues were discussed at a programme yesterday in Chattogram. The participant of a panel discussion also expressed their strong commitment to human rights. The embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh, the…
Rohingyas restricted in Rakhine

Rohingyas restricted in Rakhine

With the repatriation of Rohingyas to Rakhine caught in an impasse, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) carried out a joint assessment of the socio political dynamics in 23 villages of Rakhine. The results are far from satisfactory…
Rise of digital piety in Bangladesh

Rise of digital piety in Bangladesh

Nietzsche, addressing the God as a has-been, committed a mistake. As cyber communication is mushrooming around the world in last two decades, a seed of digital piety has been implanted. He is long gone, but religion eventually finds out a new nest in cyberspace, and subsequently, omnipresence of digitized…
PGCB moves to transmit power from Payra, Rampal to Dhaka

PGCB moves to transmit power from Payra, Rampal to Dhaka

State-owned Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) has moved to upgrade its existing Aminbazar 230/132 kV grid-substation into 400/230 kV to facilitate electricity transmission to Dhaka from Payra and Rampal power plants, reports UNB. According to official sources, both the 1320 MW coal-fired Payra…
Missing toll soars to 5,000 in Indonesia quake

Missing toll soars to 5,000 in Indonesia quake

PALU: The number of people believed missing from the quake and tsunami that struck Indonesia’s Palu city has soared to 5,000, an official said yesterday, an indication that far more may have perished in the twin disaster than the current toll, reports AFP. Indonesia’s disaster agency say…
Three local troupes to stage their productions today

Three local troupes to stage their productions today

Three local theatre troupes—Prangone Mor, Dhaka Padatik and Sanskar Natyadal—will stage their audience-admired productions today at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. As a part of the ongoing 11-day ‘Ganga Jamuna Cultural Festival 2018’,…
Senior players keen to play Zim series

Senior players keen to play Zim series

The senior players didn’t seek any rest from the series against Zimbabwe despite nursing their respective injury, showing their responsibility towards the team cause, as Bangladesh already looked in troublesome situation after losing their two best players Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal to injury.…
Bagerhat getting ready to stage biggest Durga Puja

Bagerhat getting ready to stage biggest Durga Puja

Bagerhat: Preparations for celebrating Durga Puja, the largest religious festival of the Hindu community, are going on in the district, aiming to hold the country’s biggest puja with 701 idols, reports UNB. Sculptors have been working day and night to properly shape the idols as the clay-works…
Absence of doctors at their rural stations irks PM

Absence of doctors at their rural stations irks PM

Irked by the continuous absence of doctors at upazila-level hospitals, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said how rural people will get their basic medicare services if this culture continues, reports UNB. "We've taken various steps to upgrade upazila hospitals...we've upgrade the…
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