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DSCC mayor admits dengue patients increasing, says no reason to worry

DSCC mayor admits dengue patients increasing, says no reason to worry

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon yesterday said that there is nothing to get panicky though there has been some increases in the…

Nasim for new act to safeguard doctors

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim yesterday said the present government will formulate a new law for ensuring professional security of physicians as they often face difficulties in their workplaces, reports BSS.  “We are thinking to formulate an act to safeguard our doctors…

Hearing on Shahidul Alam’s bail plea today

The High Court will now hear today a bail petition filed by Shahidul Alam, renowned photographer and Managing Director of Drik Gallery, in a case filed under the ICT Act, reports UNB. An HC bench of Justice Md Ruhul Quddus and Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman fixed the date on Monday following a time…

JS body for actions against hajj agencies for violating rules

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Civil Aviation and Tourism today recommended taking legal actions against those hajj agencies that violated conditions set by the Religious Affairs Ministry, reports BSS. The committee also recommended canceling licenses of the hajj agencies for any kind of…

Gazipur mayor takes charge today

GAZIPUR: Jahangir Alam, who sworn in as the new mayor of Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) after winning the June 26 election, takes charge of the office today, reports BSS. On the occasion, an installation ceremony will be held at Vawal Rajbari Field here around 11 am. Local Government, Rural Development…
Journalist Mostak Ahmed passes away

Journalist Mostak Ahmed passes away

Senior journalist Mostak Ahmed of Daily Bhorer Dak died at a hospital in the capital yesterday, reports UNB. He was 58. Mostak Ahmed, former president…

BAF technicians independently overhaul first supersonic fighter jet

Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) technicians readied for operation a supersonic fighter craft overhauling the jet independently, a task they accomplished for the first time on their own, reports BSS. The supersonic fighter craft was handed over yesterday for operation after the overhauling process at a ceremony…

Dr Shirin to join Bangkok confce on hunger

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will to attend an international conference titled 'Accelerating the End of hunger and Malnutrition' to be held in Thailand in November next as the key speaker, reports UNB. The Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the International Food Policy Research Institute…

Ensuring rights of ethnic minorities stressed

RAJSHAHI: Development activists and academics at a discussion stressed the need for protecting the rights and developing the livelihood conditions of ethnic minorities living in the country’s northwest region, reports BSS. They said the ethnic people were always deprived of land rights, food,…

Police end raid in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Police have ended raids in Meherchandi areas adjacent to the Rajshahi University,  that were undertaken as part of efforts to curb militancy, drug and terrorism. A joint team of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police and its Detective Brunch (DB) jointly conducted the raid at the various parts…

2.50cr extreme poor to get 30kg rice for 3 months

The government yesterday started distributing rice at Taka 10 per kg to around 50 lakh families or 2.50 crore extreme poor people under the food friendly programme across the country, reports BSS. Under the programme, each of the families including widows, elderly women, women dominant and lower income…

3224 cases filed for traffic rule violation

Traffic division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in their simultaneous drives on the city streets on Sunday filed 3224 cases against different modes of vehicles for traffic rule violation, reports BSS. It also realised 18.23 lakh as fine for traffic rule violation, said an official release. Of…

Zila Parishad member takes oath

Newly elected member of Pirojpur Zila Parishad Nasir Uddin Hawlader took oath at a function yesterday, reports BSS. Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain administered the oath at the LGRD ministry here, an official release said.

News in brief

Minor girl ‘raped’ in Ctg A minor girl was allegedly raped by a young man in Lalkhan Bazar area of Khulshi in Chattogram city on Sunday. Police arrested the alleged rapist, Mohammad Harun, 26, a resident of a slum in Lalkhan Bazar area. Officer-in-charge of Khulshi Police Station Nasir Uddin…

Campus corner

RU starts admission forms sale RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi University (RU) yesterday began application forms sale for admission to first year honours courses under its academic 2018-19 session, an official said. The aspirants can collect and submit the online-based preliminary application forms until 12 midnight…
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