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80pc of women cop recruited in 9yrs

80pc of women cop recruited in 9yrs

Nearly 80 percent of the women police have made their way into the country's law enforcing agency in the past nine and a half years, thanks to the…

4 envoys present credentials to president

Ambassadors of China, Egypt and Palestine and High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Bangladesh separately presented their credentials to President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here yesterday afternoon, reports BSS. The envoys are: Zhang Zuo of China, Walid Ahmed Shamseldin of Egypt, Yousef S. Y. Ramadan…

‘Robber’ killed in gunfight

A suspected robber was killed and four others were injured in a gunfight with police in Munshipara area of the city early yesterday. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately. Acting on secret information that a gang of robbers was taking preparation to commit robbery in Munshipara…
Int'l Women's Day today

Int'l Women's Day today

International Women's Day will be observed today across the country as elsewhere in the world with a call for ensuring women's participation in…

Man ‘kills’ elder brother

RAJSHAHI: A man killed his elder brother at Bhosana village under Mohonpur union of Godagari upazila of the district over land dispute on Tuesday, reports UNB. The victim was identified as Abdur Rahim, 38, son of late Belayet Ali of the same village. Quoting witnesses, officer-in-charge of Godagari…

Swechhasebak Dal president remanded

A Dhaka court put Shafiul Bari Babu, president of Swechhasebak Dal, on a 7-day remand in a violence case filed with Shahbag Police Station, reports UNB.   The court also put 11 leaders and activists of Jubo Dal and Chhatra Dal on a 3-day remand each. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Sadbir…

Pragmatic steps reviving past glory of jute, say speakers

RANGPUR: Officials and experts at a post-rally discussion said the pragmatic steps taken by the present government have started reviving the past glory of jute, boosting its production and demand both at home and abroad, reports BSS. They came up with the observation at the discussion arranged at the…

Vacant quota posts to be filled from merit list: Govt

The posts of different government jobs, which remain vacant for not getting eligible candidates from quota, will be filled from merit lists, reports UNB. The government issued a notification in this regard relaxing its previous system of preserving the vacant posts. The decision came amid countrywide…
Prof Shahana first female pro-VC of BSMMU

Prof Shahana first female pro-VC of BSMMU

Prof Shahana Akther Rahman, chairman of Paediatrics Department of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), has been made first ever female…

Human chain formed against ragging at JU

Somajtantrik Chhattra Front (SCF) of Jahangirnagar University unit formed a human chain against ragging in front of JU administrative building (old)  on the campus yesterday. Speakers at the programme urged the university authorities to stop the practice of the physical and mental harassment on…

Historic 7th March observed in cities

The historic 7th March, a red letter day in the history of the Bangalees' long arduous freedom struggle, was observed in Rajshahi, Khulna yesterday in a befitting manner amid much enthusiasm. On this day in 1971, the great leader Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered his epoch-making speech…

BUET voices against extending lifespan of CNG 3-wheelers

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) has advised Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) not to extend the lifespan of CNG three-wheelers beyond 15 years, reports UNB. A letter from the Buet expert committee in this regard was received by the road transport regulator on Tuesday,…

Man to die for murder

A Barisal court yesterday sentenced a man to death in a case filed over killing a villager in 2014. Syed Enayet Hosen, district and session judge of Barisal, after examining 11 witnesses and other evidences announced the verdict in presence of the accused. The court also sentenced two other accused…

Art exhibition titled ‘Brihotto’ in capital

The culmination of an art residency project back in December last year is the ongoing art exhibition titled 'Brihotto' (Immensity) in the capital's Abinta Gallery of Fine Arts, reports UNB. Ten students from various academic backgrounds, but with a passion for art, were deliberately taken…

Int’l Women’s Day programme

RANGPUR: The authorities concerned have been completed all necessary preparations to observe the International Women's Day -2018 amid huge enthusiasm through colourful programmes here today, officials said. The day will be observed with a renewed pledge for enhancing women empowerment by ensuring…

news in brief

Youth beaten up for alleged rape attempt Rajshahi: A young man was injured in mob beating on allegation of attempting to rape a 10-year-old schoolgirl at Roypara in the city on Tuesday afternoon. Jahidul alias Sukbal, 25, a resident of Guripara in the city, attempted to rape the fifth grader at her…

BCL ‘beat up’ theatre activist at RU

Rajshahi University: A group of leaders and activists of Rajshahi University unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League allegedly beat up a theatre activist on campus on Tuesday night over a trivial matter, reports UNB. The injured Moinul Islam is a final year student of mass communication and journalism department…
8 honoured with ‘bbarta gold medals’

8 honoured with ‘bbarta gold medals’, a popular news portal of the country, honoured eight eminent personalities with gold medals on Tuesday in recognition of their outstanding…

campus corner

RU accords reception to freshers RAJSHAHI : The authorities of Rajshahi University (RU) on Tuesday accorded reception to the freshers, first year students of 2017-2018 academic session amid much enthusiasm and festivity. RU Vice-chancellor Prof M Abdus Sobhan addressed the reception programme held at…
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