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BCL concedes defeat in VP post of DUCSU polls

BCL concedes defeat in VP post of DUCSU polls
The Dhaka University campus yesterday  turned into a theatrical spectacle, after the results of the Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) polls became clear in the wee hours. The elections on Monday, held after 28 years, were marred by boycott by all the major panels, except the ruling party’s student wing, the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), over allegations of irregularities and rigging. Following the boycott and the result announcement, activists and leaders of student panels were engaged in demonstrations, sit-in,  protests, counter-protests, chases and counter-chases throughout Tuesday. The eventual calm and acceptance of the results came late in the afternoon, after Rezwanul Haq Chowdhury Shovon, president…

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RCBC files defamation suit against BB
RCBC files defamation
suit against BB
The Yuchengco-led Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) has filed a defamation suit against Bangladesh…

Govt takes Tk 126cr project for  30 dists

Govt takes Tk 126cr project for 30 dists

The government has taken up a project to cultivate citrus fruits, such as orange, blood orange (known as malta), local lemon, jara and Colombo lemon, to meet the Vitamin C demand among the population as well as to export them abroad. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has adopted a Tk. 126.43…
DNCC mayor warns action against 
illegal occupation

DNCC mayor warns action against illegal occupation

Newly elected Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam yesterday said that the drive against illegal establishment under the area of DNCC  will be launched from next week. He said this while visiting four water-logging areas and asked the official concerned to remove the illegal structures…
Hiccups in 
DUCSU polls

Hiccups in DUCSU polls

After a hiatus of 28 years, the DUCSU election was held on Monday. There was a demand from the students, civil society members and also the general people for DUCSU elections for a long time and not too long ago, a student went on hunger strike to demand a student union at Dhaka University. The elections…
Alternative livelihoods for poor fishermen

Alternative livelihoods for poor fishermen

Bangladesh, the world's largest delta, is crisscrossed by big rivers and their tributaries and distributaries. These huge, inland, sweet water bodies together with the expanse of saline water in the Bay of Bengal provide the basis for a large and diversified fisheries sector. Fisheries have always…
Offer uniform rate for internet across country

Offer uniform rate for internet across country

Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar yesterday directed the Internet Service Providers (ISP) to offer internet services across the country at same price. Jabbar also asked all the mobile network operators (MNOs) to get ready to introduce 5G mobile services in…
More countries ban Boeing jet

More countries ban Boeing jet

Britain yesterday joined four other countries in banning Boeing 737 MAX planes from their airspace as a growing number of airlines around the world grounded the jets following a second deadly accident in just five months. On Sunday, a new Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 went down minutes into a flight…
Two audience-admired plays at separate venues today

Two audience-admired plays at separate venues today

Today, Dhaka audience can plan to enjoy two audience-admired plays at two prominent venues in the capital. Theatre troupe Nagorik Natya Sampradaya is going to stage yet another show of its 46th play ‘Galileo’, a newly-reformed production, at the Baily Road’s Mahila Samiti, while ‘Sonai…
Abysmal batting costs Tigers 
Test series against Kiwis

Abysmal batting costs Tigers Test series against Kiwis

  A dismal batting dashed Bangladesh’s hope to save the Wellington Test, as they failed to wage any battle in their bid to see off the fifth and final day. The New Zealand bowlers were relentless but Bangladesh batsmen also didn’t cause their help by playing some wretched shots that…
Children attend classes under open sky

Children attend classes under open sky

Students of a government primary school in Kachua upazila have been attending classes under the open sky for the last few weeks as their school building has turned dilapidated and too risky for use. There are 300 students and five teachers at Govindapur Govt Primary School situated at a remote village…
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead next month with plans to relocate 23,000 refugees to an uninhabited island prone to cyclones, a United Nations human rights envoy has warned. Yanghee Lee, the UN special rapporteur on Myanmar who visited Bhasan…
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