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Promote tradition of communal 
harmony, says president

Promote tradition of communal harmony, says president

President Abdul Hamid has said cultural activities play an important role in promoting the tradition of communal harmony including the development of…

Govt mulls water supply, sanitation project for Rohingyas

The government is going to undertake a project for safe water supply and sanitation facilities to improve the health and living standards of the Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar, who were forcibly displaced from Myanmar, reports BSS.  “The Planning Commission has already received a draft project…

Chief Justice proposes separate university for law

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain yesterday suggested institution of an exclusive university for law saying it was now a demand of time to develop law and justice sector, reports BSS. “I would like to urge educationists and jurists like Barrister Rafique-Ul Haque to establish a separate university…

468kg drugs seized at Dhaka airport

Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) on Friday seized 468-kg new psychoactive substances (NPS), a new kind of drugs made in Ethiopia, from the cargo village area of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, reports BSS. Confirming the report to BSS, Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) additional director…

Ethnic minority woman raped in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM: A woman of an ethnic minority community was allegedly raped in BRAC Karnafuli Tea Garden in Shetkua area of Kanchan Nagar in the district on Friday, reports UNB. Police arrested a man, Md Azam, 40, of Kanchan Nagar on Friday night in this connection. Quoting the victim police said Azam dragged…

Sylhet woman killed over only rice cake

SYLHET: A young housewife was stabbed to death allegedly by her brothers-in-law for rice cake at Sunampur village in Balaganj upazila on Friday night, reports UNB. The victim was identified as Shamima Akhter, 22, wife of Amir Ali of the village, and mother of an 18-month-old boy. Nazmul Hossain, elder…

Nepal plane crash victim’s car gutted

GAZIPUR: The private car of FH Priok, one of the victims of the tragic plane crash at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, was gutted as it burst into flame on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at Masterbari in the city on Saturday morning, reports UNB. Priok's cousin Mehedi Hasan Masum, who survived…

Online application deadline ends today

The time limit for online application process for participating in the 51st convocation of Dhaka University (DU) will end on 12 pm today, reports BSS. The applicants, who have completed their graduation or post-graduation, can apply through internet till midnight of September 2 to attend the 51st convocation…

Navy ship leaves for India, Sri Lanka on training tour

Bangladesh Navy (BN) ‘BNS Sumudro Joy’ yesterday left Chittagong Naval Jetty for India and Sri Lanka on a 22-day training tour, reports BSS. The ships will stay at Visakhapatnam Port of India on September 4-8 and at Colombo Port of Sri Lanka on September 12-16, said an ISPR press release.…

Speakers for ensuring welfare of ethnic, dalit people

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a discussion yesterday stressed the need for ensuring social justice for ethnic and dalit people with developing of their living and livelihood conditions, reports BSS. “The ethnic and dalit people are deprived of land rights, food, healthcare, education and cultural facilities…

Father, son held for torturing schoolboy

RANGPUR: Police detained a man and his son from Hossain Nagar area in the city early Friday in connection with a case filed for torturing a school boy over theft charges, reports UNB. The arrestees are Engrej Ali and his son Jahidul Islam of the area. According to the case statement, Engrej and his…

Cop held for ‘yaba trading’

CHATTOGRAM: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive on Friday arrested a sub-inspector of police for his alleged involvement in drug trading, reports UNB. The detainee was identified as Sub-inspector Badruddoza of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP). The policeman was detained following…

Charges framed against 4 Sherpur ‘war criminals’

International Crime Tribunal (ICT) on Thursday framed four specific charges against four people for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity conducted during the 1971 Liberation War in Nakla upazila of Sherpur district, reports UNB. The three-member bench of ICT led by Justice Md Shahinul…

Sale of rice at Tk 10 per kg begins today

The government will start selling of rice at Taka 10 per kg to 50 lakh ultra-poor families across the country from September 1 aimed at keeping the rice market stable, reports.  “A family having five members can buy maximum 30 kilograms of rice in a month. A total of 2.5 crore people of the…

BNP’s founding anniv observed in Rajshahi

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Rajshahi city unit observed BNP's 40th Foundation anniversary in Rajshahi through various programmes yesterday. As a part of the programme, Mizanur Rahman Minu, Adviser of Party Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia, formally inaugurated the programme of the 40th founding…

Campus corner

RUET celebrates founding anniversary RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) is observing ‘University Day’ amid joy, enthusiasm and fanfare marking its 15th founding anniversary yesterday. The day’s programme began in the morning with hoisting of national…

News in brief

7 BNP leaders held in Sylhet    Police arrested seven local BNP leaders from a meeting near BNP office in Tahirpur upazila In Sylhet on Friday night on charge of planning sabotage. The arrested BNP men are- Tahirpur upazila unit general secretary Ruhul Amin, joint secretary Mahbubur Rahman…
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