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Ultimatum to VC as BUET students continue demo

Ultimatum to VC as BUET students continue demo
Iterating their demand to ban politics on the campus, agitating students of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) yesterday (Thursday) threatened to lock all administrative buildings if the vice-chancellor (VC) does not appear on the campus to clear his stand on the demands by 2pm today (Friday). The students placed the demands after the murder of fellow student Abrar Fahad. The students clarified that they were not against student politics, but were opposed to politics under political banners on the university campus. They thanked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for understanding their actual demands. Abrar, a second-year student of the electrical and electronic engineering department, was beaten to death, allegedly by…

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Terror reigns in BUET dorms for years
Terror reigns in BUET dorms for years
The death of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad in torture…

Ragging should be stopped at any cost: Dipu Moni

Ragging should be stopped at any cost: Dipu Moni

Education minister Dipu Moni yesterday expressed concern over students being tortured in the name of ragging and bullying in universities. The minister said ragging and bullying should be stopped in universities at any cost. She, however, added that a social movement is necessary to stop them as the…
Cancer patients on the rise

Cancer patients on the rise

Though the number of cancer patients is growing alarmingly in the country, treatment facilities and specialist doctors are very scanty here for lack of a comprehensive oncology education programme, said experts. As a result, they said, nearly 50 per cent cancer patients have to go abroad spending huge…
Ensure competition in mobile financial services

Ensure competition in mobile financial services

A study recently found that one-third of the population in Bangladesh is still financially excluded because of the high cost of financial transaction and poor regulations. Mobile financial services (MFS), which have reached out to nearly 41 percent of the country’s population in the past few years,…
No one is a stranger

No one is a stranger

It was a bright sunny morning and everything seemed normal as we set out of home to visit some place nearby. It was Tito, my childhood friend who was accompanying me and we both were in a happy mood because we had plenty of time with nothing to do. I was staying at my aunt’s home at Mohammadpur.…
WB predicts 7.2pc GDP growth for FY2019-20

WB predicts 7.2pc GDP growth for FY2019-20

The World Bank (WB) has forecast a GDP growth of more than 7.2 per cent for the current fiscal year (FY2019-20), driven by manufacturing and domestic demands. The government’s projection for the same fiscal year in the national budget was 8.2 per cent. The global lender made the projection a report…
Heavy fighting on second day of assault

Heavy fighting on second day of assault

Turkish forces are stepping up air strikes and a ground offensive, as their incursion into Kurdish-held areas of northern Syria enters a second day. Turkey's military said it had seized designated targets. There are reports of heavy fighting in the central border region, and seven civilian deaths.…
Four popular plays on opening day today

Four popular plays on opening day today

Four popular plays will be staged by four well-known local theatre troupes today on the opening day of the eighth edition of ‘Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Festival’ (Ganga-Jamuna Sangskritik Ustab 2019). The 10-day festival will be taking place on the premises of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA)…
Bangabandhu BPL may be delayed by a week

Bangabandhu BPL may be delayed by a week

Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Governing Council Chairman Sheikh Sohel said the next edition of the BPL that named after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman may be delayed by a week from the scheduled period. It was earlier announced the upcoming BPL will start on December 6 following a gala opening…
Stress on promoting mental healthcare to prevent suicide

Stress on promoting mental healthcare to prevent suicide

Leaders of Bangladesh Psychological Association (BPA) and psychiatrists at a human chain programme yesterday laid emphasis on social awareness to promote mental healthcare for preventing suicide. They made the observation at the programme organised by Rangpur regional unit of BPA on the Press Club premises…
BNP close to finalising 
mayoral candidates

BNP close to finalising mayoral candidates

BNP is likely to pick Tabith Awal, Engr Ishraque Hossain and Dr Sahadat Hossain as mayoral candidates to contest the forthcoming Dhaka South and North and Chattogram city corporation elections, say party insiders. The party high command has already given the green signal to BNP executive member Tabith…
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