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Khaleda Zia has 
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verdict: Hanif

Khaleda Zia has to accept the verdict: Hanif

Awami League (AL) joint general secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif yesterday said people of the country would resist any type of attempt at creating anarchy…

BNP busy with conspiracies: Workers Party

Leaders of Workers Party of Bangladesh (WPB) yesterday said BNP doesn't want to take part in the next parliament elections as the party is now busy in hatching conspiracies to foil the polls, reports BSS. They made the remark while speaking at a meeting of WPB politburo marking the grand rally of…

Resignation of edu minister demanded

Socialist Students’ Front, the student wing of Socialist Party of Bangladesh yesterday demanded resignation of Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid alleging that he failed to check question leak in public exams. They also alleged that a nexus between government employees, coaching centres, guidebook…

Verdict against 4 Noakhali war crimes accused any day

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) will pronounce judgment any day in crimes against humanity case against four alleged war criminals from Noakhali, reports BSS. “We are keeping the verdict on CAV (curia advisory vault), a Latin legal term meaning the court awaits verdict,” said Md.…

New institute launched at JU

A new institute titled ‘Bangabandhu Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture’ launched yesterday on the Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus with beginning the academic activities of first year students who were enrolled under 2017-18 academic session. Vice-chancellor Professor Farzana…

VCs of private varsities meet president

President M Abdul Hamid yesterday asked the private university authorities to intensify monitoring of the students and teachers so none can get involved in militancy and terrorism, reports BSS. “Form a monitoring committee and keep close watch on students and university teachers to curb religious…

‘Govt to enhance quality of tech edn’

The newly appointed State Minister for Technical and Madrasah Education Division of Education Ministry Kazi Keramat Ali yesterday said the quality of technical as well as madrasa education would be enhanced in the near future as the government is restlessly working to improve the standard of vocational…

Three get life-term jail for killing FF

RANGPUR: A court here yesterday sentenced three persons to life-term imprisonment for murdering a freedom fighter, reports BSS. Judge Naresh Chandra Sarker of the Special Tribunal of Rangpur handed down the verdict in presence of the convicts. The court also fined Nazmul Taka 25,000, in default, to…

Khulna digital fair draws crowd

KHULNA: People from all walks of life, mostly students, thronged the three-day Digital Innovation Fair-2018 beginning on Monday, reports BSS. They are showing interests in showcasing of digital innovations, getting information and e-services using laptops, digital devices and ICT, said fair committee…

Bangla Sign Language Day today

The Bangla Sign Language Day will be observed in the country today with due festivity, reports UNB. The theme of this year's day is: 'To develop sign language, we everyone will come forward'. The day has been being observed nationally since 2013.  

Govt takes project to supply pure water in Dhaka city

Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperative(LGRD &C) Minister Khandoker Mosharraf Hossain yesterday said the present government has taken a project for supplying pure water as per demand of the Dhaka city, reports BSS. “The present government has taken a project on “Dhaka Environmentally…

Worker dies in wall collapse near Dhaka airport

A worker died and another was injured as a wall nearby Dhaka Customs House at HazratShahjalal International Airport collapsed on them yesterday morning, reports UNB. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP media) of Armed Police Battalion…
4 to die for killing man

4 to die for killing man

A court yesterday sentenced four people to death for killing a man in 2012. The convicts are Kamrul Islam, 25, of Narsingdi, Shawkat, 28, of Gazipur,…

News in brief

Teenage girl found hanging Sylhet: Police recovered the hanging body of a teenage girl from Companyganj yesterday morning. The deceased was identified as Taslima Akhter, 16, daughter of Attar Ali, resident of the village in Ronikhai union. Local people spotted Taslima's hanging body from a tree…

Campus corner

10 DU students get NEF scholarship Ten meritorious students of Biological Sciences faculty and Earth and Environmental Sciences faculty of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded “Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF), Japan scholarship” on Monday for their outstanding academic results.…
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