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Historic varsity plagued by session jam, accommodation shortages

Historic varsity plagued by session jam, accommodation shortages

Rajshahi University (RU), the second-highest educational institution at the tertiary level in the country, is the largest seat of learning in northern…

BNP gradually losing confidence in judiciary: Mahbub

BNP senior leader Khandaker Mahbub Hossainon yesterday said their party is gradually losing confidence in the judiciary as the way courts are passing orders in its chairperson Khaleda Zia's different cases, reports UNB. "It's contrary to an independent judiciary, the way the Supreme Court…

Reflecting Bangabandhu’s ideals in next polls stressed

RANGPUR: Leaders of Bangabandhu Parishad yesterday called upon members of the organisation, professionals and professional organisations to work unitedly so that Bangabandhu’s ideals were reflected in the next general elections, reports BSS. They made the call at a views-sharing meeting jointly…

Three-tier security measure to be taken in RCC polls

RAJSHAHI: Three-tier security measures will be ensured to make the upcoming election to Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) free, fair and credible. All the agencies concerned, including the law-enforcing agencies, will discharge their duties with utmost sincerity and honesty to make the election acceptable…

BNP to stage demos across city tomorrow

BNP will stage demonstrations in all thanas of the capital on Sunday protesting what the party said the denial of police permission for holding its Saturday's rescheduled rally in the city, reports UNB. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announced the fresh programme at a press…

Three killed in Savar, Dhamrai road accidents

At least three persons including a truck driver were killed and two others injured in separate road accidents in Savar and Dhamrai on the outskirts of the capital yesterday morning, reports BSS. Two of the deceased were identified as motorcyclists Shafiqul Islam and Suja Mia, hailed from Pabna. The…

Speakers for forging unity to combat NCDs

Speakers at a meeting have urged all to be united to face the challenges of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) across the world, said a press release yesterday. President of the Health Committee for the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Professor Dr M Habibe Millat, MP, UNGA president Miroslav Laják,…

Fisheries minister for continuing development

KHULNA:  Fisheries and Livestock Minister Naryan Chandra Chanda here yesterday stressed the need for continuing ongoing development spree in the country, reports BSS. He said the present government does not believe in words but in works and added the country is marching ahead in all sectors under…

21 ‘drug peddlers’ jailed in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested 21 people here yesterday and they were sentenced to different terms of jail each by a mobile court on charge of taking drugs and its paddling, reports BSS. Teams of the elite force conducted raids in different areas of Rajshahi, Chapainawabganj, Natore…

Missing girl rescued from Dhaka

A schoolgirl, who went missing from the Faridpur district six days ago, was rescued from Bishil area under Shah Ali thana in the capital early yesterday, reports UNB. Rapid Action Battalion (Rab-8) sources said the 8th grader of Ishan Memorial Institute fled home in the morning of June 30 following…

Massive tree plantation stressed

RANGPUR: Government officials and experts at a post-rally discussion have stressed on massive tree plantation to adapt climate change side by side with improving environment, ecology and bio-diversity, reports BSS. They made these observations at the discussion at the inaugural ceremony of a fortnight-long…

RMP seeks media support to prevent drug abuse

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) have sought cooperation of journalists to encourage and inspire good works side by side with prohibiting crimes and misdeeds like drugs abusing in the city, reports BSS. Joint efforts of police and media personnel could be the effective means of building…

Multi-disciplinary edn stressed to build peaceful society

RANGPUR: Academics at a function have laid stress on promoting and supporting quality multi-disciplinary education at different levels to develop bona fide human being for promoting peace and justice in the society. They viewed this at the function organised by the Centre for Peace and Justice (CPJ)…

Stress on protection of environment

Department of International Relations, Dhaka University and Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh, Kolkata, India has jointly organised a seminar  on " Energy and Environment ” on Thursday highlighting the needs of energy security, energy sustainability, energy efficiency and energy accessibility…

Teen drowns, another goes missing

Keraniganj: A teenage boy drowned while his playmate went missing while swimming in a canal at Rajendrapur here on Thursday afternoon, reports BSS. The deceased was identified as Sifat, 12, son of Mafijul Islam while the missing is Zihad 14, son of Imam Ali, both hailing from Baghoir under South Keraniganj…

Hostel to be built for working women in N’ganj

NARAYANGANJ:  The government is building a 9-strorey hostel with modern facilities for 700 working women in Rajbari area under Bandar upazila in the district, reports BSS. State Minister for Labour and Employment Md Mujibul Haque will formally inaugurate the construction works on July 7. The hostel…

Campus Corner

JU Rotaract Club gets new committee The Rotaract Club of Jahangirnagar University (JU) elected a 14-member new executive body for the next one year. Zahirul Islam Tamim of Anthropology and Md Selim Reza of Public Administration were made President and General Secretary of the new committee respectively.…
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