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5,000 music, physical training teachers to be recruited in Jan

5,000 music, physical training teachers to be recruited in Jan

The primary and mass education ministry has decided to recruit over 5,000 assistant teachers for giving music and physical training in government primary…

Bismillah Group chairman, MD among 9 jailed

A Dhaka court yesterday sentenced nine people, including Bismillah Group Managing Director (MD) Khaza Soleiman Anwar Chowdhury and its Chairman Nowrin Hasib, to ten years in prison in a money laundering case. Judge Md Atabullah of Dhaka’s special court-10 delivered the verdict. The court also…

Holy Ashura on Sept 21

Holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), will be observed in the country on September 21 as the Muharram moon was not sighted in Bangladesh sky yesterday, reports UNB. The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee held at the conference room…

Support sought from India, Myanmar

Director General of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Major General Shafeenul Islam said yesterday that Bangladesh has sought the support from India and Myanmar to protect the border during the upcoming national election as many BGB members will be on poll-duty, reports UNB. "BGB will redesign…

Jatri Kalyan’s Mozammel charged in explosives case

The police filed a petition in a court yesterday, charging Mozammel Haque, secretary general of Jatri Kalyan Samity, in an explosives case after arresting him on charges of extortion. However, the explosives case FIR does not contain Mozammel’s name in the list of the accused. The chief metropolitan…

New UN rights chief stresses freedom of expression

Michelle Bachelet, the new United Nations high commissioner for human rights, has placed great emphasis on ensuring freedom of expression, which she described as indispensible for free and fair elections in Bangladesh. She also urged the authorities to bring to justice those who are responsible for…

US threatens sanctions against ICC judges

The United States was yesterday set to adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, threatening sanctions against its judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan, reports The Telegraph. President…

China accused of rights violations against Muslims

The Chinese government is conducting a mass, systematic campaign of human rights violations against Muslims in the far western region of Xinjiang, a new Human Rights Watch (HRW) report claims, reports CNN. HRW's report comes after a United Nations committee last month raised alarm at the "numerous…

Rahul digs at Modi claim on achievements

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi yesterday jeered at the Prime Minister's claims that the achievements of the BJP government in four years far exceed that of the Congress in 70 years. It is actually true, said the Congress chief, and then launched into a scathing attack on the BJP, reports NDTV from…
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