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Water crisis grips RU dormitory

Water crisis grips RU dormitory

Residential students of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall at Rajshahi University (RU) have been facing an acute shortage of water over the past few…
2 years on, no arrest yet

2 years on, no arrest yet

Even though two years have passed that Akter Jahan Joly, 45, associate professor of mass communication and journalism department of Rajshahi University…

Nahid for practicing objective journalism

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday urged journalists of both print and electronic media to boost development process of the country, reports BSS.  “We want to practice objective journalism as it will create scope of constructive criticism,” he told a function of Education…

Experts for literacy campaign beyond signing names

Target of literacy campaign should not be limited to developing the skill of signing names only, but at making the new generation culturally and socially literate and knowledgeable about country's history, said experts yesterday, reports UNB. The experts made the observations while addressing a…

Journalism is now at crossroads

Bangladesh Press Council chairman Justice Md Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed yesterday said journalism is now at a crossroad. So, professional journalists should work together to lead journalism to play its due role to society. At the same time, he said the society should come forward to support them improve their…

Case filed over Ctg girl murder

CHATTOGRAM: A case was filed accusing a youth of killing his girlfriend in Haidgaon area under Patiya upazila of the district, reports BSS. Manjurul Alam, father of victim Rima, filed a case with Patiya thana last night, naming Masud the prime accused. The blood-smeared body of school girl Rima Akter,14,…

Women, children worst victims of indirect smoking

Many people have a wrong notion that only the direct smoking is harmful and the passive or indirect smoking is not so much injurious. But the reality is that the indirect smoking is as harmful as the direct one. Mostly, women and children are the victims of the indirect smoking, reports BSS. A research,…

60 machines for cancer treatment relaunched

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) is going to re-launch its Cobalt- 60 machines for cancer treatment within a shortest possible time, reports BSS. The machine will be used in providing radiotherapy to cancer patients. The cancer patients have been suffering a lot since the machine became…

After ‘killing’ schoolgirl, youth stabs himself

CHATTOGRAM: A young man allegedly stabbed a schoolgirl to death and applied the same knife to his own throat, leaving himself severely injured at Dakkhin Bhurshi Rail Line in Potia upazila sadar on Saturday, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Rima Akhter, 14, daughter of Manjurul Alam of Haidgao…

160kg ‘Ethiopian hemp’ seized

Customs officials seized 160 kilograms of Ethiopian hemp well known as 'Khat' from the Cargo Unit of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday, reports UNB. Nine suspected cartons came to the foreign post office of the Caro Unit by a flight of Jet Airways from India on September 6,…

Aga Khan’s diamond jubilee celebrated

The Aga Khan National Council for Bangladesh celebrated the conclusion of the Diamond Jubilee of the Aga Khan, one of the world's most generous philanthropists and the spiritual leader of more than 15 million Ismaili Muslims worldwide, with a session on ‘Cosmopolitan Ethic in Action’…

2 held with 460 gram heroin

Rangpur: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-13) arrested two suspected drug peddlers with 460 gram of smuggled heroin and other goods from Ashratpur Dhakaiya Para area in Rangpur city early yesterday, reports BSS.  “An operational team of RAB-13 from its Battalion Headquarters raided the area and…

News in brief

8 held over teenage boy murder    Detectives in a drive arrested eight people from different areas of the capital on Saturday night in connection with the murder of a teenage boy in Dakhshin Khan area. Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (media) of DMP, said that a team of North DB police…

Campus corner

‘Run for Life’ at DU today On the occasion of World Suicide Prevention Day 2018, the Great Bangladesh Run in association with Tomorrow Foundation (BTF) will organise an awareness run under the banner ‘Run for Life: A suicide Prevention Awareness Run’ on Dhaka University campus…
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