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  • 8 more killed in anti-narcotics drives, tally rises to 49 in 12 days
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  • No progress over Teesta deal, indicates FM
  • Basic Bank loan scams: HC summons IOs to explain delay in probe
Scan every container before clearance: ACC chairman

Scan every container before clearance: ACC chairman

Every container at the Chittagong port must be scanned before being cleared, Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) chairman Iqbal Mahmud has said. “We've…

Nasim for shutting coaching centres

The tests for admission into medical colleges and dental colleges will be held on October 6 and November 10 respectively, reports UNB. The decision was taken at a meeting on the admission into MBBS and BDS courses under the academic year of 2017-2018 held on Wednesday with Health and Family Welfare…

Committee reconstituted for fair probe

BRAC University authorities have reconstituted the inquiry committee after consultation with students and alumni mentioning that the administration has taken the incident that took place on July 30 'extremely seriously', reports UNB. In a statement on Wednesday, the university said they are…

HC issues rule on protecting Nasiruddin Smrity Bhaban

The High Court (HC) yesterday issued a rule asking officials concerned to explain in four weeks as to why it shall not direct them to protect and preserve 'Nasiruddin Smrity Bhaban' as a heritage under Department of Archaeology, reports BSS. A High Court division bench comprising Justice Quazi…

Community clinic opens at Tripurapara

CHITTAGONG: A community clinic was opened at Tripurapara in Sitakunda upazila on Wednesday to provide health care services to the indigenous people of the hilly area, reports UNB. Chittagong Civil Surgeon Azizur Rahman Siddiqui inaugurated the makeshift community clinic at Baro Aulia around 10 am. “The…

Juba League man hacked dead in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: An activist of Juba League was hacked to death at Joralganj in Mirsarai upazila of the district on Tuesday, reports BSS. The deceased was identified as Parvez Hossian, 23, son of Rahim Ullah of Morgang village in Osmanpur union and an activist of local Jubo League unit. Local sources said…

‘340 children raped in 7 months’

A total of 340 children, including 24 physically challenged ones, were violated in the country in the last seven months of the current year, according to statistics of Child Rights Advocacy Coalition in Bangladesh, reports UNB. Of them, some 46 fell victims to gang-rape, the data say adding that two…

Sekander Ali new envoy to Libya

The government has appointed Sheikh Sekander Ali as the next Ambassador of Bangladesh to Libya, reports UNB. Sekander Ali, a career diplomat of 9th BCS (Foreign Affairs), joined Foreign Service in 1991. He has been serving as Ambassador of Bangladesh to Sultanate of Oman since 2013, said the Foreign…

New board of PIB formed with Golam Sarwar as chairman

The government yesterday formed a new board of directors of the Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) with Dainik Samokal Editor Golam Sarwar as its chairman, reports BSS. The board will act for next two years with immediate effect, according to a gazette notification issued by the Ministry of Information.…

Principal, two teachers held on graft charge

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday arrested three teachers of Hazirhat Upakul College in Laxmipur, including its principal, from Noakhali in a graft case. An ACC team, lead by assistant director Al-Mamun of its Naokhali district office, arrested them from Maizdee area of Noakhali around…

Minister for awareness to end child marriage

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroze Chumki on Wednesday underscored the need for raising awareness to address the challenges like child marriage, poverty and education for the development of women and children in the country in an inclusive way, reports UNB. “We have some…
Power trips RU campus life

Power trips RU campus life

Acute power cuts for the past four days have adversely affected academic and administrative works in Rajshahi University (RU). With exams going on, the…

Tk 1,013cr Rangpur city budget unveiled

RANGPUR: Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) yesterday proposed Taka 1,012.78 crore budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal without imposing afresh tax, reports BSS. Mayor of Rangpur Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu announced the budget at a ceremony held at the conference room of RpCC here. Chief Executive Officer of RpCC…

IUT Esonance postponed

Esonance 2017, an annual festival organised by the Department of EEE of Islamic University of Technology (IUT) at Gazipur, will be held on September 15, instead of August 4 as announced earlier, says a press release. The event, with the tagline ‘Resonance of Engineering Innovation’, aims…

Campus corner

Month-long workshop for BUP officials begins A month-long training workshop for officials of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) began on Tuesday at the university's central conference room at Mirpur Cantonment in the capital. BUP Office of the Evaluation, Faculty and Curriculum Development…

News in brief

Ex-engineer held on graft charge The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday arrested a retired engineer of the Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE) in a graft case. An ACC team, led by deputy director Abul Kalam Azad of its Comilla district office, arrested former executive engineer of…
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