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Police lob tear shells to disperse BNP demo

Police lob tear shells to disperse BNP demo

Law enforcers dispersed a demonstration of BNP leaders and activists with tear gas near Doel intersection in the capital as they tried to bring a procession…

CU visually impaired students face shortage of Braille books

Visually impaired students of Chittagong University (CU) are facing a shortage of Braille books and reading assistants in the varsity’s central library. They allege that the CU authorities have failed to ensure adequate facilities for them. According to the Disabled Students’ Society of…

Specialised library for children, says Noor

Minister of Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Noor yesterday said the government is mulling to establish libraries especially for children, reports UNB. The minister came up with the information as a chief guest at a workshop titled ‘Library for Literacy’, part of the ‘Beyond Access’…

Rohingya camps should be raided regularly: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu on Tuesday said the Rohingya camps of Cox's Bazar should be raided on regular basis to solve the country's internal drug addiction issue, reports UNB. Attending a discussion programme on “Rohingya crisis and drug addiction” as chief guest at…
Qulkhwani of Annisul Huq today

Qulkhwani of Annisul Huq today

The qulkhwani of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Annisul Huq will be held today after Asr prayers at Azad Mosque in capital’s Gulshan…
Announcement of exam schedule demanded

Announcement of exam schedule demanded

A group of final year students of Anthropology department of Chittagong University (CU) yesterday formed a human chain at 12pm in front of the university…

Case filed over Ctg businessman murder

A case was filed early Tuesday with Sadarghat police station in Chittagong over the murder incident of transport businessman Harun. The transport businessman Md Harun, 40, son of Alamgir Chowdhury and late nephew BNP leader Dastigir Chowdhury, was shot dead by unidentified miscreants at his business…

Drive against illegal banners, signboards

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) yesterday conducted drive against illegal banners, signboards and festoons under its jurisdiction and fined Taka one lakh to two business houses, reports BSS.  Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Executive Magistrate M Sajid Anwar led a mobile court during the…

UN resident coordinator meets Speaker

The new Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Bangladesh Mia Seppo today met with the Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury at her office in the capital, reports UNB. During the meeting, they discussed various issues including, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals,…

Transport strike in Ctg postponed

CHITTAGONG: The transport strike in city has been postponed this evening following a fruitful discussion with Chittagong Mayor and leaders of transport owners' associations, reports BSS. The announcement to postpone the strike came after a meeting with Chittagong Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin Chowdhury…


Workshop: Ending ceremony of "2016 NFPA13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems Key Workshop will be held at the Fire Service and Defence Training Complex at Mirpur-10 at 3PM. Discussion: Gram Bangla Unyayan Committee will organize a discussion on environment at VIP Lounge at the National Press Club…

JMB man held in capital

Police arrested an operative of the banned militant outfit Jma'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from the capital’s Sabujbagh area, reports BSS. “Counter terrorism unit of the police arrested Md Nur Azam Siddique alias Yasir, 38, for his link to the JMB from Basabo Balurmath area under…

Call for strengthening resilience to face chronic water-logging

Mentioning that waterlogging has become a chronic problem for the country’s southwest region, speakers at a workshop on Monday called for strengthening the resilience of the most vulnerable communities to cope with the problem, reports UNB. The DeSHARI consortium, led by Action Against Hunger…

‘Rajshahi-Kolkata intercity passenger train soon’

Rajshahi- Kolkata intercity passenger train service, the third Moitree Express train, is likely to be inaugurated soon, Fazley Hossain Badsha, member of parliament from Rajshahi-2 constituency, told journalist recently. He further said after Dhaka-Kolkata and Khulna- Kolkata train services, Rajshahi-…

Campus corner

Concert for DUCSU election held Demanding immediate Dhaka University Central Students' Union election, a concert was held on the campus on Monday expressing solidarity with Walid Ashraf, a student of the Institute of Social Welfare and Research, who has been on a hunger strike since November 25.…

News in brief

Navy new sailors' passing out parade held The colorful passing out parade marking the induction of B/2017 batch of 775 new entry sailors of Bangladesh Navy was held on Monday at BNS Titumir parade ground in Khulna city’s Khalishpur area. Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Nizamuddin Ahmed…
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