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Rural schools still lag behind urban counterparts in HSC results

Rural schools still lag behind urban counterparts in HSC results

The results of Higher Secondary School (HSC) examinations under Chittagong Education Board was published yesterday (Sunday) marked that rural schools…

Barisal court asks Prothom Alo editor to appear on Sep 10

A Barisal court yesterday asked Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman to appear before it on a day it fixed for hearing the case field by a leader of Awami Olema League for hurting religious sentiment. Magistrate Nusrat Jahan passed the order after Matiur Rahman, along with his counsel, appeared before her…

‘Hizb ut-Tahrir’ organiser held

Police have arrested an organiser of the banned militant outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir from Dev Pahar area of Chittagong city. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) made the arrest on Sunday night and also seized a laptop and a printer. The arrestee was identified as Sohan Yeasir…

10 hurt in BCL infighting

At least ten people were injured yesterday in a clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Sylhet Government College over supremacy on the campus. Quoting locals, police said Jakaria and Saymon, two BCL leaders of Sylhet Government College want supremacy on campus for long. A clash…

German envoy meets Imran Sarker, condemns blogger killing

The Chargé d’Affaires of German Embassy in Bangladesh, Dr Ferdinand von Weyhe, yesterday held a meeting with Dr Imran Sarker, convener of Gonojagoron Moncho, to discuss ‘the recent attacks on liberal internet activists’ in the country. Mentioning Imran ‘a representative…

Outgoing Turkey envoy meets Khaleda

Outgoing Turkey Ambassador in Dhaka Huseyin Muftuoglu met BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday night, reports UNB The hour-long meeting that began around 7:10pm was held at Khaleda’s Gulshan political office, her media wing member Sayrul Kabir Khan told UNB. BNP chairperson’s adviser Sabihuddin…

NCC councilor surrenders in arms case

A councilor of Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) also nephew of seven murder case prime accused Nur Hossain surrendered before the District and Session Judges’ Court in an arms case on Monday. Shahjalal Badal, ward no-3 councilor as well as convener of Shiddhirganj thana unit Chhatra League,…

Two women held with 64 gold bars

Armed Police Battalion (APBn) with the help of customs officials yesterday arrested two women with 64 gold bars, worth about Tk about 3.25 crore, from the Green Channel area of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital, reports UNB. Assistant Commissioner of customs Mohammad Sahiduzzaman…

Power lines of 2 factories cut off

Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) in a recent drive detected massive electricity pilferage by two factories in the capital and cut off their lines, said a press release. On September 9, a taskforce of DPDC in a sudden drive at the DM Plastic Factory at Kamrangirchar area of the capital found that…

Prices of essentials soar

Prices of vegetables and some other essential commodities have gone up in different city markets after Eid-ul-Fitr because of inadequate supplies. The heavy rains that have lashed many parts of the country also contributed to the price spiral. Retailers blamed the soaring prices of vegetables on the…

DU e-library opens

The largest e-library in Asia yesterday opened at the Faculty of Business Studies of Dhaka University (DU), reports BSS. DU Vice-Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurated it as the chief guest at a function held at the Business Studies Faculty Conference Room, said a DU press release. Dean of…

Nat’l Mourning Day programme in Khulna

The Khulna district administration at a preparatory meeting finalised programmes in observance of the National Mourning Day-2015 in a befitting manner on August 15 (Saturday). Deputy Commissioner of Khulna Md Mostafa Kamal presided over the meeting held at the conference room of the DC’s office…

5 get life terms for killing auto-rickshaw driver

A speedy trial tribunal in Rajshahi yesterday awarded lifetime imprisonment to five people for their involvement in killing Shomoresh, an auto-rickshawa driver of the city. The tribunal also awarded 10 years imprisonment to another two persons in this connection. Golam Ahmed Kholilur Rahman, Justice…

6 cops closed in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Six policemen of the Detective Branch (DB) of police of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) have been closed to the district police line on charges of negligence in duty in different times, reports UNB. The closed policemen are Sub-inspectors Rezaul and Monir, constables Shah Alam, Mamun and…

Two held with firearm

GAZIPUR: Police in a drive arrested two people along with a firearm and bullets on Tongi-Kaliganj road in Pubail area of the city early yesterday, reports UNB. The arrestees were Bishwa Chandra Saha, 36, a resident of Kaliganj thana, and Shah Alam, 38. On secret information, police conducted a drive…

News in brief

Girl ‘kills self’ for failing HSC GAZIPUR: A college girl, who failed in this year’s HSC examinations, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in Bhim Bazar area of the city on Sunday night. The deceased was Champa Akhter, 18, daughter of Delwar Hossain, a resident of the area.…

16,707 fail in HSC exams under Barisal board

As many as 16,707 examinees from  296 Colleges out of the total 301 have  failed in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations under Barisal Education Board this year. Only five Colleges, including Barisal Cadet College, scored cent percent pass rate this year. According to BEB result…

Strike for Rajshahi edn board chief’s removal today

Teachers and guardians have called a daylong strike to be held at all the educational institutions in Rajshahi city and district today demanding removal of the chairman of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rajshahi for his alleged involvement in corruption. The agitators under the banner…

‘Trader’ held with 2,000 yaba tablets

Police in a drive arrested an alleged drug-trader with 2,000 pieces of yaba tablets in the city’s Bakolia area yesterday around 3:30am. The arrestee was identified as ---Afzal Hossain Prakash Titu (33), a resident of Arambag area in the capital. Acting on a tip-off, the police personnel searched…

Tree plantation for habitable planet stressed

RANGPUR: Vice-chancellor (VC) of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) Professor Dr AKM Nurun Nabi here yesterday stressed for massive tree plantation to leave a healthier and habitable planet for the next generations, reports BSS. He said massive forestation through tree plantation everywhere would…

20 DU students get scholarship

A total of 20 students from various departments of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded "Md. Nurul Islam Memorial Trust Fund" scholarship for their outstanding academic results, reports BSS. Dhaka University Vice-chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique distributed scholarships among the…

campus corner

Three research projects begin at JU SAVAR: Three research projects on Mathematics and Physics, Sociology and Arts Faculty of Jahangirnagar University (JU) were inaugurated on Sunday. JU Vice-Chancellor Farzana Islam was the chief guest of the seminars held to mark the inauguration of the projects while…
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