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Zero tolerance against visa brokers: Saran

Zero tolerance against visa brokers: Saran

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pankaj Saran yesterday said there would be zero tolerance against the role of visa brokers. While delivering his…

Sylhet BNP dysfunctional due to police harassment

The leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Sylhet have been facing the heat for some time now following the police crackdown. As a result, most of them are either on the run and have stopped working or have been arrested. The situation especially worsened after the last national…

Intra-party conflicts haunt Sylhet AL

Of late, new factions and lack of a proper leadership are plaguing the Awami League (AL) in Sylhet, with some mid-level leaders flexing their muscles and instigating party workers against the new committees. This clique of mid-level leaders has grabbed many vital posts in the party. This has disappointed…

AUEO sued for ‘distorting’ Bangabandhu's name

An assistant upazila education officer (AUEO) has been sued on charges of distorting the name of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, reoprts BSS. Mohammad Moazzem, general secretary of the Malghar Ward unit Awami League (AL) under Anowara upazila of the district, filed a defamation…

Annisul wants tribunal for trial of river grabbing

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Annisul Huq yesterday stressed the need for forming a tribunal to bring river encroachers to justice, reports UNB. “Encroachers are turning rivers into canals through their rampant encroachment across the country. Is there anybody more powerful than the…

One held for violating student

Detective Branch of police (DB) arrested the caretaker of a  house at  the capital’s Mohammadpur  in connection with violating a medical student. The arrested was Syed Abu Khalid Ibn Hakkani alias Badsha, caretaker of 82/2 Hakkani Mohammadia Housing. Earlier, on April 4, Badsha…

CDA, CCC pledge to make Ctg water logging free

Chittagong Development Authority (CDA) and Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) have pledged to work together to implement Drainage Master Plan to make the potcity free from water-logging. The CDA and CCC chiefs came up with the decision in a view exchanging meeting held at KB Abdus Sattar Hall of CCC…

Fellows rally for punishment for ‘wrong treatment’

Several hundred students of Gazipur Government Women’s College formed a human chain in the city yesterday demanding punishment for doctors of a private clinic for ‘wrong treatment’ that killed their fellow Sharmin Sarker. Sharmin Sarker, a student of the college, died while under treatment…
No lessee for Barisal cattle markets till now

No lessee for Barisal cattle markets till now

In a sharp contrast to previous years, no one has yet applied for the lease of temporary cattle markets in Barisal district ahead of Eid-ul-Azah. Sources…

Office-bearers of UGC Officers’ Association

Md Kamal Hossain and Md Mohibul Ahsan have been elected as the president and general secretary respectively of the UGC Officers’ Association for next two years. The members of the organisation elected 11-member executive committee in their 7th general election on Thursday, said a press release.…

Indictment order against 5 Razakars Sept 21

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) yesterday set September 21 to pass order whether to frame charges of crimes against humanity against five alleged Razakars from Karimganj upazila of Kishoreganj, reports BSS. Justice M Enayetur Rahim, chairman of the three-member panel of ICT, set the date as…

Youth electrocuted in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: A youth was electrocuted in cement crossing area under CEPZ thana in the city yesterday, reports BSS. The deceased was Sujit Barua, 27, a worker of Graffiti Advertisement Firm Limited in the city and hailed from Laksham upazila of Comilla district. Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH),…

1st death anniv of Syed Abdul Momin today

The first death anniversary of Syed Abdul Momin, former general manager of Bangladesh Textile Mills Corporation, will be observed today (September 14) at his paternal residence,  Suvastu Edifice, at 51-52 Green Road in the capital. On this occasion, there will be arranged recitation of the Holy…

Weeklong tax fair in Ctg, Khulna begins Sept 16

A weeklong tax fair 2015 will take place in Chittagong and Khulna as elsewhere in the country from September 16 with a view to encouraging people to pay taxes regularly. Staff Reporter from Chittagong adds: National Board of Revenue (NBR) will organise the tax fair at Jamburi field near CGO building-2…

Khulna jute mill workers stage demo for 5-point demand

The regular and casual workers of nine state-owned jute mills under the banner of Collective Bargaining Agent (CBA) and Non-CBA Oikya Parishad jointly staged a demonstration in Khulna-Jessore industrial belt yesterday to press home their five-point demand. The demonstrators wrapping up their heads with…

KU introduces two new disciplines

KHULNA: Khulna University (KU) will introduce two new disciplines of Mass Communication and Journalism and Human Resources Management with effect from next academic year, reports BSS. Currently, there are 21 disciplines under five faculties and three disciplines under the Institute of Fine Arts. From…

Two held with heroin in Rajshahi

Rajshahi: Officials of the Department of Narcotics Control in a drive arrested two people along with 700 grams of heroin on the Chapainawabganj-Rajshahi highway in Alimganj area of the district  on Saturday, reports UNB. Details of the arrestees could not be known immediately. Khalilur Rahman,…

Four held for stealing cell phone tower battries

Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested four persons along with stolen batteries used in mobile phone towers from the old from Gandaria area of the capital on Saturday. Md Mahbub Alam, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), said a team of Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested Ali…

One held for violating girl

Detective Branch of Police (DB) arrested a caretaker of a hospital’s dormitory in connection of violating e a medical student. The arrested was Syed Abu Khalid Ibn Hakkani alias Badsha, a caretaker of 82/2 Hakkani Mohammadia Housing in the capital. Earlier, on April 4, Badsha and Arun Kuman Chowdhury,…

Hanging body recovered

Police recovered the hanging body of a construction worker from at Enathabad village under Sadar upazila of Sylhet district yesterday morning. The deceased was Jibon Miah, 30, a resident of this village. Police said on information they rushed to the spot and recovered the hanging body hanging from ceiling…

Campus corner

Workshop for public, private university teachers East West University Centre for Research and Training (EWUCRT) organised a two-day workshop titled ‘Academic Writing, Publication and Research Methods’ in collaboration with Centre for Development through Open Learning, Publishing and Communication…
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