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With mayor’s death, city lost a civic crusader

With mayor’s death, city lost a civic crusader

Dhaka city dwellers have lost a civic crusader with the death of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq. He will be long remembered as…

Holistic approach for welfare of challenged people stressed

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a discussion yesterday said the challenged people need social support for their proper rehabilitation and family integration, reports BSS. They viewed holistic and collective efforts of both the public and private organisations have become an urgent need for ensuring their fundamental…

Bangla Academy celebrates 62nd anniv

Bangla Academy celebrated its 62nd founding anniversary with much enthusiasm with various programmes, reports UNB. The programmes began at10 am yesterday with the placing of wreaths at Central Shaheed Minar. A discussion programme followed by a cultural function will be held at Rabindra Chattar of the…

Man held with 6,600 yaba

A team of Directorate of Narcotics Control on Saturday night seized 6,600 pieces of yaba pills and a private car from Bashundhara in the capital and arrested Saha Jamal, who runs Queen Marry College, in this connection, reports BSS. The DNC team raided the House no C-90 and flat-8 and recovered 6,600…

Photo contest on disaster preparedness launched

A photography competition on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), the first ever in Bangladesh, has been launched recently in the capital with a view to raising awareness on disaster preparedness, reports BSS. Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and SEEDS Asia, a Japan-based organisation, initiated the photography…

Int’l Day of Persons with Disabilities observed

International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed in the country as elsewhere in the globe yesterday, aiming to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities, reports UNB. The theme of the day is ‘Transformation…

IRRI informs Matia of rice research breakthrough

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has briefed Bangladesh’s Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury about progress of a new rice type, which once released would revolutionize the world’s overall cereal production, reports UNB. IRRI along with 17 world renowned research groups from…

Saarc cultural, handicraft fests end

The four-day long SAARC exhibition and workshop on handicrafts and SAARC cultural festival on traditional dance ended yesterday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), reports UNB. The closing ceremony of the programme was held at national theatre hall of the academy with a colorful cultural programme.…

20th anniv of CHT Peace Accord observed

The 20th anniversary of the signing of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Peace Accord was observed yesterday in the city yesterday. Ruling Awami League and its front organisations brought out processions on Fazlul Haque Avenue of the city marking the day. The programme was addressed by city mayor and AL…

Campus corner

German professor meets DU VC Professor of Plant Breeding Institute of the University of Kiel, Germany, Dr Christian Jung yesterday met Dhaka University  (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman at his office. DU Biological Sciences Faculty Dean Prof Dr M Imdadul Hoque was present on the occasion,…

News in brief

Comilla city Juba Dal president arrested Comilla: Police arrested two people, including the president of Comilla city unit Juba Dal, on Saturday night on charges of planning to commit acts of sabotage, reports UNB. A team of Detective Branch of Police arrested the duo—Utbatul Bari Abu and Sharif—in…
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