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Pvt university students protest rocks Ctg street

Pvt university students protest rocks Ctg street

Hundreds of students belonging to different private universities in Chittagong city yesterday staged demonstration protesting the imposition of VAT on…

No headway in investigation

Police are yet to make any progress in investigation into the double murder in a shrine in the city though seven days have already elapsed since after the incident. Rahmatullah alias Lengta Fakir, 55, the custodian of the Islamic Sufi shrine (widely known as Lengta Fakirer Mazar) and his disciple Abdul…

Social awareness can help cut poverty

Speakers at a seminar here yesterday said proper distribution of wealth of the state, social awareness, along with economic progress can help remove poverty and inequality from the society, reports BSS. State minister for finance and planning MA Mannan attended the seminar as the chief guest while advocacy…

675 cartons foreign cigarette seized in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: Officials of Customs Intelligence seized 675 cartons of foreign cigarettes at Shah Amanat International Airport yesterday afternoon. Acting on a tip-off, the officials recovered the cigarettes, worth around Tk one crore, from cargo department of the airport, said Dr Moinul Khan, Director…

3 Ansarullah men held over killing two bloggers

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three persons, including the acting chief of banned Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) for their suspected involvement with the murder of two bloggers. The arrestees were identified as detained ABT chief Maolona Jasimuddin Rahmani’s younger brother,…

Cop, boy stabbed by muggers in capital

A police constable and a boy sustained stab injuries as a gang of muggers attacked them in Saidabad area of the city early yesterday, reports UNB. The bandits also snatched valuables from them. The injured were Mobarok Hossain, a traffic police constable, and Rashed, 21, a student of Dhaka College.…

3 truckloads of cloth seized

CHITTAGONG: Customs intelligence officials in a drive seized three truckloads of cloth imported for Chittagong Export Processing Zone from Teribazar area of the city on early yesterday, reports UNB. On secret information that three trucks carrying the consignment of cloth, which were supposed to go…

3 get life term for murder

A court here sentenced three persons to life term rigorous imprisonment for murdering a girl in Araihazar police station in April 17, 2008. The court also fined those Taka 50,000 each, in default, to suffer six more months in jail. Miazi Shahidul Islam, additional district and session judge court-1…

Rajshahi to have high tech park

RAJSHAHI: A High tech park is going to be set up in the city as necessary process is progressing successfully creating high hopes among all quarters concerned particularly the business icons and ICT experts, reports BSS. A 37-acre site has been finally selected in Bulanpur area under Rajpara police…

Change in mindset a must to curb coprruption

RANGPUR: Launching of a social movement, involving common people, with changed mindset can prevent and reduce corruption in further accelerating national development for building a developed Bangladesh, reports BSS. The observation came at a meeting organised by Ward No-2 Community Policing Forum of…

Khulna dist JP council Monday

Khulna district unit of Jatiya Party (Ershad) biennial council-2015 is scheduled to be held on September 14 at Shaheed Hadis Park ground in the city. Member secretary of Khulna district unit council organising committee Shafiqul Islam Modhu said this. Central committee’s joint secretary general…

Sylhet AL president passes away

President of Sylhet district unit of Awami League Abduj Johir Chowdhury Sufian died of cancer at his residence at Shagordigipar in the city on Wednesday afternoon. He left behind his wife and host of relatives. His namaz-e janaza was held at Dorga Madrassa after Zohr prayers yesterday.  Later,…

Bangladeshi student achieves top position

A Bangladeshi student has secured the world highest position in ‘Pure Math’ among all the candidates in O’ Level Exam (IGCSE) held in January-May, 2015. Wasique Hasan, a student of Marie Curie School, achieved the outstanding success, says a press release He has been studying in this…

News in brief

‘Cattle thief’ beaten dead A suspected cattle thief was beaten to death by a group of villagers at Shirirchala in sadar upazila in Sylhet early yesterday. The deceased was identified as Yunus Ali, 45. Witnesses said a gang of cattle thieves numbering 4-5 entered the house of one Arif Hossain…
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