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Hasina visits Sk Selim’s house to console family

Hasina visits Sk Selim’s house to console family
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited Sheikh Selim's residence yesterday to pay her condolence over the death of the latter’s grandson Zayan Chowdhury, who was killed in a bomb attack in Sri Lanka. Zayan was laid to rest at Banani graveyard after his namaz-e-janaza at Banani Chairmanbari field after Asr prayers. The eight-year-old was buried around 5:45pm, said Md Imrul, personal secretary to Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim. Zayan’s grandfather and several senior AL leaders were present at the janaza. A Sri Lankan Airlines flight carrying Zayan’s body landed at Dhaka airport around 12:45pm. Selim and Sheikh Helal Uddin received the body there. From there, Zayan's body reached Selim's residence around 1:30pm. Sheikh Fazlul…

Minister stresses ocean research as key to sustainable future

Minister stresses ocean research as key to sustainable future

Planning minister MA Mannan has said though the Bay of Bengal has huge resources, the country lacks information about them. He stressed the need for extensive surveys and research to ensure sustainable development through proper utilisation of the sea and marine resources. “Our ancestors always…
Writ filed seeking directive over antibiotic use

Writ filed seeking directive over antibiotic use

A writ petition was filed with the High Court yesterday seeking its directive on the authorities concerned to make mandatory a doctor’s prescription for purchase of antibiotics from pharmacies. Barrister Sayedul Haque Suman, a Supreme Court lawyer, filed the petition with the related as a public…
Nation must check crimes against women

Nation must check crimes against women

Is the whole society of Bangladesh slipping to become an uncivilised place? The recent rise of sexual and other kinds of crime against women gives an impression that it would be so, if urgent measures are not taken to control these crimes. A society that fails to preserve the dignity of women cannot…
Sexual harassment needs to be stopped

Sexual harassment needs to be stopped

Sexual harassment is a social stigma both in the rural and urban areas of Bangladesh. Women either wearing hijab or pant-shirt are not safe in the school, college, university even madrassah. Nusrat Jahan Rafi was a madrasah student who had been harassed by their principal and finally burned to death…
Ctg port working to reduce cost and time of doing business

Ctg port working to reduce cost and time of doing business

The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is working to meet the target set by the government to reduce the cost and time of doing business in Bangladesh, said CPA chairman Commodore Julfiqur Aziz yesterday. He told this to reporters on the occasion of the 132nd anniversary of the Chittagong Port. CPA members…
CCTV shows bomber calmly entering church

CCTV shows bomber calmly entering church

Chilling CCTV footage has emerged showing a suicide bomber calmly patting a child on the head and shoulder moments before he walked into a packed Sri Lankan church, unleashing carnage. The images capture the final seconds of serenity before the calm was shattered with a series of coordinated attacks…
Feedback to celebrate its journey of four decades

Feedback to celebrate its journey of four decades

Celebrating the eventful journey of four decades, Feedback, one of the most popular bands in the country, is organising a special concert this April 30. Alongside Feedback, four other mainstream bands, Miles, Warfaze, Dalchhut and Artcell will perform in this special concert titled ‘4 Decades…
Tigers urged to be prepared to 
chase big target in WC: Tamim

Tigers urged to be prepared to chase big target in WC: Tamim

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal emphasizes on their mental preparedness how they can overhaul healthy total which will be scored in almost every matches of the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup-2019 in United Kingdom (UK). Along with that, Tamim said that bowlers will play a vital role to determine the…
New irrigation tech increases rice output, saves water

New irrigation tech increases rice output, saves water

Agriculturists at a workshop have said use of Alternate Drying and Wetting (AWD) irrigation technology in Boro rice cultivation saves up to 30 percent water and increases 15 percent rice output. They revealed the information at the regional ‘Result Sharing Workshop’ arranged under Northwest…
Victim families, survivors call for justice, compensation

Victim families, survivors call for justice, compensation

One of the Rana Plaza survivors fell sick yesterday as he has been observing a hunger strike at the site of the collapsed building in Savar since Monday. Mahmudul Hasan Hridoy, 32, who worked on the eighth floor of Rana Plaza, started the strike with an 11-point charter of demands. Later, he was joined…
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