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Hills in peril for lack of effective conservation plan, say experts

Hills in peril for lack of effective conservation plan, say experts

Most hills across the country are facing serious destruction due to human interventions like random earth cutting, tree chopping and unplanned construction…
Fresh clean-up drive of Jail Khal starts

Fresh clean-up drive of Jail Khal starts

A renewed clean-up drive of the Barishal Jail Khal (canal) started in Barisal city with citizens lending a hand to revive and maintain its navigability…

Body formed at police HQs to look into matter

Bangladesh Police has formed a committee to look into a survey report that found out the law enforcement agencies as the most corrupt service sector in the country, reports UNB. Over a week after the publication of the survey report by the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), Inspector General…

Literacy rate on the rise in country: Mostafiz

Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman today said the country’s literacy rate is increasing rapidly keeping the pace with the global rate. “Now, the country’s literacy rate is 72.9 percent while 27.1 per cent people are still illiterate,” he said addressing the…

BBF signs MoU with A2i programme

Bangladesh Brand Forum (BBF) and Access to Information (A2i) yesterday signed a Momentum if Understanding (MoU) in the capital, aiming to ensure growth and skill development youth countrywide. The two parties signed the MoU at the 8th Communication Summit at Le Meridian Dhaka, reports UNB. Mostafizur…

Now Pakistan wants to be like Bangladesh, says Nahid

Citing Bangladesh as a development role model among the international community, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday said many countries, including Pakistan, now want to be like Bangladesh, reports UNB. Quoting a Pakistani television channel talk-show, the minister said some Pakistani scholars…

JU students besiege business studies faculty

A group of students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday besieged Business Studies Faculty demanding to continue academic activities of a female student who had been barred to sit in fifth semester final examination hall of Finance and Banking department. Earlier, the department decided to expel…

Jamboree Math park opens for visitors

The newly constructed park at the Jamboree playground in the city was formally opened yesterday for the visitors. Housing and Public Works Minister Mosarraf Hossain inaugurated the park. The Jamboree Math (field) earlier was used for large Scouts gatherings called Jamboree. The Public Works Department…
Call to turn illiterate population into skilled human resources

Call to turn illiterate population into skilled human resources

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a post-rally discussion here yesterday stressed the need to attain cent per cent literacy for overall development of the country.…

Tk 964cr uplift scheme being implemented

RAJSHAHI: Power Development Board (PDB) has been implementing a mega project in Rajshahi division involving more than Taka 964.16 crore to ensure a safe and dependable power supply together with meeting the increasing demand for electricity till 2025, reports BSS. PDB sources said the four and half-year…

429 cartons of cigarettes seized

Customs intelligence officials in a drive seized 420 cartons of foreign cigarettes at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital early yesterday, reports UNB. Tipped off, a team of customs intelligence conducted a driver at baggage belt and green channel of the airport, said Dr. Md Shahidul…

Clash victim succumbs to injuries

Chattogram: A young man, who was injured in a clash between two groups over establishing supremacy at Paschim Khulshi in the port city of Chattogram on Friday night, died at a hospital yesterday, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Md Abdur Shukkur Hridoy, 22, son of Abul Khayer of Jhaotala…

Doa mahfil for Jebunnessa Begum held

Jebunnessa Begum, wife of distinguished freedom fighter and renowned lawyer Advocate Badiul Alam and Mother of Honoray Consul of Democratic Republic of Congo and media personality Ziauddin Adil, CEO of Top of Mind, was laid to rest at her ancestral home last Saturday, says a press release. She breathed…

4,102 cases filed for traffic rules violation

Traffic division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in their simultaneous drives on the city streets on Friday filed 4,102 cases against different modes of vehicles for traffic rule violation, reports BSS. It also realised over Taka 26.60 lakh as fine for traffic rule violation, said an official…

SC officials to get training on technology

A total of 59 officials of different ranks of Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) will get foundation training on office management and use of technology, reports BSS. The training will be held in three separate batches starting from September 10 to 20. Training of first batch consisting 20…

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Shop employee burnt to death in Ctg   A shop employee was burned to death as a fire broke out in an area under Bayezid thana in Chattogram city early yesterday. The deceased was identified as Md Sohel. Kamal Uddin, deputy director of Agrabad Fire Service, said that the fire broke out in Amin Jute…
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