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BCL infightings hurt 9 at CU, RU

BCL infightings hurt 9 at CU, RU

Six activists were injured yesterday in a clash between two rival groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Chittagong University (CU) unit, the student…

Give priority to common people’s healthcare: President

President M Abdul Hamid yesterday asked physicians and others concerned to work with professionalism and give priority to providing healthcare facilities for the common people, reports BSS. "Consider the ability of people while providing treatment . . . make sure that no patient is deprived of…

JU teachers besiege VC office

A group of teachers, loyal to former Vice-chancellor of Jahangirnagar University (JU) Professor Shariff Enamul Kabir. laid siege to Vice-chancellors’ office yesterday for two hours alleging that they had received a threat from VC backed teachers. They started blockade programme under the banner…

3 ‘muggers’ held with 13 auto-rickshaws

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested three muggers along with 13 stolen CNG-run auto-rickshaws from Tejkunipara area of the capital early yesterday, reports UNB. The arrestees were identified as Md Akbar Hossain, 30, son of Tajul Islam of Kanchanpur village in Ramganj upazila…

RU students demand revision of quota systems

Several hundreds of students of Rajshahi University staged a demonstration on the campus demanding revision of the quota system in government jobs. They under the banner of ‘General Students’ formed a human chain in front of the university central library to press home their demands. Their…

RUCSU polls demanded

The students of Rajshahi University (RU) in a press conference on Monday demanded immediate election to the RU Central Students’ Union (RUCSU) that remained inactive since 1989. Under the banner of Progressive Students’ Alliance, a platform of four left-leaning student organisations of the…

Shaheed Minar route map finalised for Feb 21

Dhaka University's 'Central Coordination Committee for Observing ‘Amar Ekushey’ has drawn up a route map for the people who will come to Central Shaheed Minar and Azimpur Graveyard on February 21 to pay tribute to the martyrs of language movement, reports BSS. The route map will…

JUTA polls Feb 26

SAVAR: The election to the 15 executive members of Jahangirnagar University Teachers’ Association (JUTA) will be held on February 26. Election Commissioner Prof AKM Abul Kalam told The Independent yesterday. The election will begin from 9 am and will continue till 3.30 pm on that day at the Teachers’…

3 sustain burn injuries in Savar

SAVAR: Three people including a 3-year-old boy sustained burn injuries in separate incidents in Shahibag and Rajfulbaria areas here on Monday, reports UNB. Ratan Mia, 32, and his sister-in-law Romana, 32, sustained severe burn injuries as a fire broke out from gas pipeline leakage in Shahibag area,…

Women savings scheme fund surpasses Tk 12.6cr

RAJSHAHI: More than 35,000 women from slum and underprivileged areas of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) have come together under an anti-poverty savings scheme to raise more than Taka 12.6 crore, reports BSS. The poor and extreme-poor people have gotten the path of eradicating their long-lasting poverty…

News in brief

Youth killed in gas cylinder blast    A mentally challenged youth was killed as a fire broke out following a gas cylinder blast in Dakkhin Sonaichari Gamaritola area of Chittagong on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Ibrahim, 16, son of Harunur Rashid of Nizampur College…

Campus corner

‘Bangabandhu Chair’ to be set up at BRUR RANGPUR: The 'Bangabandhu Chair' will be set up soon at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) in honour of the best Bangalee of thousand years and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Vice-chancellor of BRUR Prof Nazmul…
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