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Justice demanded for Nusrat

Justice demanded for Nusrat
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked law enforcers to take stern action against the killers as a massive outcry reverberated across the nation seeking justice for Nusrat Jahan Rafi, who was burned and lost the battle for life on Wednesday following her protest of sexual harassment by madrasa principal. Unidentified people in burqa poured kerosene and set on fire Alim examinee Nusrat after she went to Sonagazi Islamia Fazil Madrasa to sit for exam on Saturday. Severely burned, she was being treated at Dhaka Medical College Hospital where she died on Wednesday. People from all walks of life protested on social media and some even took to the streets demanding a swift and highest punishment for those involved in the brutality. “The Prime…

UN chief urges ceasefire to avert 'bloody battle' for Tripoli

UN chief urges ceasefire to avert 'bloody battle' for Tripoli

The UN chief warned Libya is on the brink of "a very dangerous situation" as forces loyal to the internationally recognised government and a rival strongman battle for control of the capital. Thousands of people have fled heavy fighting on the outskirts of Tripoli that has left dozens dead…
3 DU teachers, 21 students get Dean’s Award

3 DU teachers, 21 students get Dean’s Award

A total of 21 students of various departments under the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded 'Dean's Award' for their outstanding academic results in BS (Hons) examinations of 2015, 2016 and 2017. Besides, 3 teachers of the Faculty of Earth…
Nusrat, the moral hero

Nusrat, the moral hero

Nusrat Jahan Rafi’s heroism is one thing that we must not forget to mention while condemning the criminals who have brutally put an end to her life. Although she surrendered in her battle for life on the bed of DMCH, all through her struggle for protecting her dignity as a human being, as an individual,…
Making public transport safe for women

Making public transport safe for women

The social media was obsessed recently over a t-shirt worn by a couple of young women with the slogan “Ga gheshe daraben na (Don’t stand so close)”. The message inscribed on the t-shirt made a lot of sense. Hardly any women who regularly travel by buses or other public transport have…
Online business booms ahead of Pahela Baishakh

Online business booms ahead of Pahela Baishakh

With Pahela Baishakh, the largest non-religious festival of Bangladesh, approaching, e-commerce sites and F-commerce pages are having a busy time. Targeting the Bangla New Year, online traders are offering huge discounts and cash-back options, helping them register 40 to 50 per cent more orders than…
Russia closes grip on internet

Russia closes grip on internet

Russian lawmakers yesterday approved a bill that would allow Moscow to cut the country’s internet traffic from foreign servers, in a key second reading paving the way for legislation that activists fear is a step towards online isolation. Critics call the bill a form of “digital slavery,”…
‘Baishakh ShorGol 1426’ at InterContinental Dhaka

‘Baishakh ShorGol 1426’ at InterContinental Dhaka

InterContinental Dhaka invites the guests to join the celebration of Bangla New Year 1426. To celebrate the Bangla Noboborsho in style, InterContinental Dhaka is offering ‘Baishakh ShorGol 1426’ this year. Café Social, the main lobby café, will enrich its menu with special…
Colombian booters to motivate Bangladesh women U-19 team

Colombian booters to motivate Bangladesh women U-19 team

The two world class women booters who came to Dhaka on Wednesday, officially put across their objectives to come here in a press conference yesterday at the BFF Bhavan when they said that they share their experiences and convey their message to the Bangladesh National Under-19 women team and also with…
BGB, BSF for resolving any border issue thru dialogue

BGB, BSF for resolving any border issue thru dialogue

Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at a Sector Commander level border meeting have agreed to resolve any border-related issue peacefully through dialogues. “The day-long meeting was held at hall room of Banglabandha Land Port in Tentulia upazila of Panchagarh…
Finland wants international 
pressure on Myanmar

Finland wants international pressure on Myanmar

Finland Ambassador to Bangladesh (non-resident) Nina Vaskunlahti on Thursday emphasised the need for continued global pressure on Myanmar for the quick repatriation of displaced Rohingyas. "The world community will have to continue pressure on Myanmar government to take their citizens back from…
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