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Mosquito menace on RU campus

Mosquito menace on RU campus

Mosquitoes are increasing alarmingly on the Rajshahi University campus because of a poor drainage system, decaying garbage and the reluctance to use dustbins.…

Verdict on 4 Noakhali ‘Razakars’ today

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) will deliver its judgment today on the trial of four men for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 Liberation War in Sudharampur upazila of Noakhali district, reports UNB. A three-member ICT bench led by Justice Md Shahinur…
Several thousand shanties gutted

Several thousand shanties gutted

Several thousand shanties were gutted in a devastating fire that broke out at a slum in Mirpur in the capital early yesterday, reports UNB. The fire originated…

Girl thrown into septic tank after ‘rape’

Chittagong: A minor girl was allegedly stabbed and thrown into the septic tank of a school after being raped by school staff in Hathazari on Sunday, reports UNB. Victim's father with the help of locals rescued her from the septic tank of Katirhat High School and took her to hospital. The angry mob…

Govt to stop marriage under 15-yr age by 2021

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumkion yesterday said that early marriage under 15 years of age can be halted by 2021, reports UNB. She said this while addressing a press conference on ‘The early marriage scenario in Bangladesh’ at Secretariat yesterday. The state…

‘Hand over Concord bldg to orphanage’

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday upheld the High Court order that asked Concord Group to hand over its 18-storey tower in Azimpur of Dhaka to Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage, reports UNB. A three-member Appellate Division bench, led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, passed the…

JnU BCL leader expelled

Akib bin Bari, organising secretary of the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), Jagannath University (JnU) unit, has been expelled from Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) for his alleged involvement in cheating in Jagannath University admission test. He was involved in helping for doing proxy in the admission…
Appeal for help

Appeal for help

Rima Begum, 25, wife of a garment worker Md Shafiqul Islam, of Kalapania Sandwip in Chittagong, is suffering from blood cancer. She has an eight-year-old…

Govt to preserve oral history of Liberation War

The government has a plan to preserve the oral history of the Liberation War of 1971 by recording wartime experience of the living freedom fighters, reports BSS. “We have taken a programme titled ‘Beerer Konthe Beergatha’ to preserve the oral history of the Liberation War after recording…

Providing info of reproductive health to adolescents stressed

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a discussion said all the government and non-government organisations should work together for providing necessary information of reproductive health to the adolescents for their healthy life, reports BSS. They mentioned that proper knowledge and education on reproductive health…

Schoolgirl ‘raped’ by 2 teenagers

SYLHET: A schoolgirl was raped allegedly by two teenagers at Chanpur village in Balaganj upazila on Saturday, reports UNB. The alleged rapists are Arif, 19, son of Ashique Miah, a former member of Balaganj union parishad and resident of Syria village of the upazila, and Rumon Das, 17, son of Upandra…

Language hero Razzaque passes away

RANGPUR: Language movement hero and freedom fighter Shah Md Abdur Razzaque died of old age complications at his Mahiganj residence here Sunday night at the age 90, reports BSS. He left behind three sons, one daughter, a host of relatives and admirers, fellow freedom fighters and politicians and well-wishers…

Ctg Jamaat leader’s bodyguard held

Chittagong: Police arrested bodyguard cum personal secretary of Shamsul Islam, former MP and leader of Satkania unit of Jamaat-e-Islami early Monday, reports BSS. Tipped-off, a team of police conducted a drive in Hashmat’s shop area in the upazila around 12:30am and picked up Md Masum, 30, who…

Two found dead

Gazipur: A minor girl and a youth were found dead at different places in Gazipur on Monday morning, reports UNB. Identities of the deceased could not be known yet. Locals informed police noticing a body of a young man tied with a tree inside the forest in Bhulua West Para in Kaliakoir upazila in the…

News in brief

Memorial meet on Ferdousi Priyabhashini today A civic memorial meeting on noted sculptor and freedom fighter Ferdousi Priyabhashini will be held at the Central Shaheed Minar at 4.30 pm today. The freedom fighter passed away at a hospital on March 6 noon at 71 struggling with diseases. Sammilita Sangskritik…

Campus corner

Gender and Disaster Network hub launched at DU A country hub of Gender and Disaster Network (GDN) was launched on Sunday at Dhaka University (DU) with a view to pushing the gender agenda forward in the disaster management context in the country. Prof Nasreen Ahmad, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of…
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