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President wants concerted 
efforts to implement RTI

President wants concerted efforts to implement RTI

President Abdul Hamid yesterday urged all concerned to work together to ensure the empowerment of people through proper implementation of the Right to…

Nasim talks tough against medical coaching

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim yesterday said the government will take necessary steps to stop the activities of medical coaching centres, reports UNB. “We’ll take necessary steps to stop the activities of medical coaching centres as there is no need of any coaching centre…

Woman to die for murdering daughter in Rangpur

RANGPUR:  A court yesterday sentenced a woman to death for strangling her minor daughter to death in Joydeb Sarkerpara village under Gangachara upazila in the district about 12 years ago, reports BSS. Additional District and Sessions Judge of Rangpur Court-2 Abu Jafar Mohammad Kamruzzaman…

ACC arrests 8 graft suspects in separate cases

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday arrested eight graft suspects, including three bank officials and a land official, from the capital, Sylhet and Netrakona in separate cases. ACC deputy director Reba Halder of its Sylhet zila office arrested former vice president of City Bank Limited…

Milad held at Ganabhaban marking PM birthday

A milad and doa mahfil was held at Ganabhaban yesterday marking the 70th birthday of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the eldest daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, reports UNB. A special munajat was offered seeking long life and good health of the Prime Minister as well…

Women to get Indian visas without e-token from Oct 3-13

Indian High Commission will introduce a scheme on a trial basis to enable women traveling to India to apply for Indian visas without an e-token or prior appointment, reports UNB The pilot scheme will run from October 3-13 October only at the Indian Visa Application Centre in the capital’s Gulshan-1…

6 hurt as water tank blasts

Six people were injured in an explosion in a water reserve tank while cleaning it at a house in the capital’s Dhanmondi area yesterday, reports UNB. The six injured were security guard Abed Ali, 23, and five labours -- Saddam Hossain, 30, Abdur Razzak, 23, Masum Ali, 24, Shirin Akhter, 27, and…

Man jailed for torturing wife

RAJSHAHI: A Man has been sentenced to suffer seven years rigorous imprisonment by a court here on Tuesday for torturing his wife, reports BSS. The convict identified as Sohrab Hossain, 45, of Mohangonj village under Bagmara Upazila of the district.  The court also fined him Taka 25,000. The prosecution…

‘Hi-tech park implementation can enrich software tech’

RAJSHAHI: Implementation of the proposed high-tech park in RajshahI within a shortest possible time could be the effective means of enriching the local software technologies which is very important for bolstering overall economy, speakers at a public consultation here viewed on Tuesday, reports BSS.…

64 vehicles seized, 701 cases filed in Ctg

CHITTAGONG:  Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) and Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) in the last 24 hours filed 701 cases against different types of vehicles including CNG-run auto-rickshaws for violating the metropolitan rules in the city, reports BSS. Besides, police also seized 64…

Four of a CNG-theft gang held in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong Metropolitan Police in separate drives arrested four members of a gang involved in stealing CNG-run auto-rickshaw from Bayezid area in the city yesterday, reports BSS. The arrested were Mohammad Selim, 28, and Babul, 25, both hailed from Cox’s Bazar district, Delwar Hossain,…

Workshop held at UGC

A workshop on ‘National Integration Strategy and Annual Performance Agreement’ (NISAPA) was held at the University Grant Commission (UGC) auditorium in the capital yesterday, reports BSS.  UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan addressed the workshop as the chief guest with UGC Member…

Woman held with firearms

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong Metropolitan Police in a drive arrested a woman with foreign-made pistol and ammunition from a residence of Bakalia area under Bakalia thana here on Tuesday night, reports BSS. The arrested was identified as Roksana Akter, 24, wife of Nasir Uddin, a resident of Asharafia Housing…

Aga Khan receives Prize for Global Citizenship

Aga Khan has recently received the inaugural Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship in a ceremony in Toronto, Canada, says a press release.  Aga Khan, an honorary Canadian citizen and Companion of the Order of Canada, is the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims…

News in brief

Man crushed under wheels of train in Rajshahi   A visa-seeking man was killed under the wheels of a running train at Bornally rail-crossing under Boalia Police station in the city yesterday, police said. The deceased was identified as Rabu Islam, 45, son of late Ershad Ali of Lalitnagar Machranga…

Campus corner

CU goes on 12-day vacation from Oct 2 CHITTAGONG: Chittagong University (CU) will go on a 12 days vacation on October 2 on the occasions of holy Durga Puja, Ashura and autumn holiday. The vacation will start from October 2 and continue till October 13, a CU press release said. Besides, all classes and…
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