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Colleges fail to meet university 
criteria, but still get affiliations

Colleges fail to meet university criteria, but still get affiliations

Rajshahi University (RU) is going to approve two more colleges, even though it has been alleged they have failed to meet the university criteria. It has…
7 to walk gallows 
for killing man

7 to walk gallows for killing man

 A court yesterday sentenced seven people to death in a case filed in connection with murder of  businessman Milon Bhuiyan in 2011. The condemned…

HC asks to demolish illegal structures in Hatirjheel

The High Court yesterday directed the government to demolish in next seven days the structures built beyond the layout plan in Hatirjheel-Begunbari project in Dhaka. The court also issued a rule upon the authorities concerned to explain in four weeks why they should not be directed to protect the Hatirjheel-Begunbari…

Madrasah boy ‘beaten to death’

A madrasah student was allegedly beaten to death at Nahadatul Ummah Hafezi Madrasah in Naya Bazar area of Halishahar of the port city yesterday. The deceased was identified as Shahriar Alam, 14, son of Shahin Alam, a resident of Enayet Bazar of Chattogram and a student of the madrasah who resided in…

JU student sexually assaulted

A female student of physics department in Jahangirnagar University (JU) was sexually assaulted allegedly by a male student of the department. The victim submitted a complaint to JU's Anti-Sexual Harassment Cell demanding punishment of the accused student. Kishore Kumar Das, 41st batch student of…

Committee formed to run public buses through a company

A committee has been formed to run public buses in Dhaka city through a company, a circular issued yesterday by the Local Government Division said. Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon has been made the convener of the committee while the panel mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation…

Get alert against fake phone calls: ACC

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday urged all to remain alert against fake phone calls since a quarter is calling people over phone identifying themselves as ACC officials and demanding money to relieve them from corruption charges, reports BSS. The Commission has already received intelligence…

36 academics to get UGC Gold Medal

Thirty five academics will receive 'UGC Gold Medal' today for their fundamental research works and publications, reports UNB. President Abdul Hamid will hand over the medals. Among them, 18 teachers will be given the award for the year 2016 and 17 teachers for 2017. Each of the selected teachers…

HC asks lower court to dispose of Shahidul bail plea by today

The High Court yesterday ordered the lower court concerned to dispose of a bail petition filed by noted photographer Shahidul Alam seeking bail in connection with a case filed against him under the Information communication and Technology Act. The HC bench comprising Justice Md Rezaul Haque and Justice…

Jatri Kalyan Samity demands Mozammel’s immediate release

Alleging that Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity (BJKS) secretary general Mozammel Haque Chowdhury was implicated in a false case the organisation yesterday demanded his immediate release, reports UNB. The organisation came up with the demand at a press briefing at the Jatiya Press Club. Mozammel's…

Indian envoy visits Barishal

Barishal: Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla visited Barishal on September 8-9, reports UNB. During his visit, he attended a number of events, said a press release of the High Commission of India. On September 8, a function was organised in Barishal to distribute scholarship to…

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Sunday at a programme said accurate information on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) can reduce incidents of sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Explaining that sexual and reproductive health is a fundamental human rights issue, the minister…
Training workshop held at BARI

Training workshop held at BARI

A training workshop on ‘Fruit sapling plant and care’ was held at the seminar room of Horticulture Research Centre of Bangladesh Agricultural…

Campus corner

Professor Emeritus of New Zealand meets DU VC Professor Emeritus of New Zealand’s University of Canterbury Dr Janinka Greenwood called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman at the latter’s office of the university yesterday. Associate Professors of the Institute…

News in brief

Youth gunned down in Kamrangirchar    A young man was gunned down by unidentified miscreants in Kamramgir area of the capital on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Sharif, 38, a resident of Paschim Islambagh area. Shaheen Fakir, officer-in-charge of Kamrangirchar police station,…
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