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Removal of BU VC

Removal of BU VC

A section of Barishal University (BU) teachers expressed solidarity yesterday with the on going movement of students to remove vice chancellor of the…
SC clears way for evicting illegal structures

SC clears way for evicting illegal structures

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday dismissed a plea against High Court order that had asked to evict illegal structures raised…

Youth beaten dead in Rajshahi

A young man, who sustained injuries in an attack at Tokipur village in Poba upazila on April 9 over previous enmity, died at a hospital in the city yesterday. The deceased was identified as Babu, 30, son of late Shomser. Nur-e-Alam Siddiqi, officer-in-charge of Airport Police Station, said one Lalon…

RMG worker ‘gang-raped’ in Ctg

A female garment worker was reportedly gang-raped by two of her friends when she went to enjoy Pahela Baishakh celebration programmes together with them in the city on Sunday. Victim's family alleged that Ripon, 26, of Kachuai village in Patiya upazila took the girl to the city from Patiya in the…

Youth shot dead in Ctg

A young man was shot to death by miscreants at Dakkhin Saral village in Banshkhali upazila early yesterday. The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam, 37, of the village. Family sources said Kalam was injured in a gun attack earlier on November 2 last. He filed a case against some miscreants in this…

Indictment hearing April 24

A Dhaka court yesterday fixed April 24 for holding hearing on framing charges against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in two cases. Yesterday was fixed for holding hearing on the matters, but the defence pleaded to allow them time in the two cases. Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Asaduzzaman…

Teenage boy hacked dead in Cumilla

A teenage boy was hacked to death in Burichang upazila on Saturday evening reportedly over a land dispute. The deceased is Mohammad Russel, 19, son of late Ibrahim of Farizpur Rampal village in the upazila. Locals said Russel's family had long been at loggerheads with Lutfunnesa's one of the…

Campaign against sexual exploitation held

A social campaign against commercial sexual exploitation of street children was held on Sunday through Pahela Baishakh programme on the premises of Mirpur Shahid Buddhijibi Graveyard (Martyr Intellectuals Graveyard). Social and Economic Enhancement Programme (SEEP) under Combating Commercial Sexual…

SCC mayor for following building code

Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury yesterday asked the owners of buildings in the city to maintain all safety measures and follow the building codes in constructing buildings. He came up with the directive in a press release yesterday. The SCC mayor also said fire extinguishers,…

Views-exchange with foreign journos held

A views-exchange meeting of renowned journalists, writers and litterateurs was held at the National Press Club in the city yesterday. A 48-member delegation from 24 countries took part in the meeting at Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia Hall. They discussed the current state of mass media in Bangladesh and…
Pahela Baishakh celebrated amid festivity in cities

Pahela Baishakh celebrated amid festivity in cities

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year, was celebrated across the country on Sunday amid traditional festivities and enthusiasm. People from…

Woman killed in road crash

A woman was killed being hit by a motorcycle in Binapani area of Koyra upazila on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Chini Rani Barman, 62, wife of Nagendra Nath Barman. Local Union Parishad Member Samoresh Samaddhar said the motorcycle hit the woman while she was crossing Binapani road,…

16 warehouses catch fire in Gazipur

At least 16 warehouses were gutted in separate fire incidents in Konabari and Dewliabari areas of the city on Saturday night. Deputy Assistant Director of Joydebpur fire Service and Civil Defence station Mohammed Aktaruzzaman said, huge amount of raw cotton were gutted in a fire incident at a tin-shed…

Human chain demanding justice

A human chain was formed demanding immediate arrest and punishment of Jenifa Monika Gomez killers, who was killed allegedly by her husband and his family members recently. On March 28 in this year, Jenifa’s hanging body was found in her bed room. Her family members suspected that she was murdered…

News in brief

Six fall sick inhaling gas UNB, Khulna Six workers fell sick inhaling ammonia gas at a seafood factory in Rupsa upazila on Sunday evening. Deputy Director of Khulna Fire Service and Civil Defence Abul Hossain said ammonia gas got leaked at Atlas Seafood Ltd around 7pm. The six workers fell sick as they…

Campus corner

IU Arabic dept chairman takes charge CORRESPONDENT, IU   Prof Dr Mostaq MAM Munawaar Ali of Arabic Language and Literature department took charge as the new chairman of the department of Islamic University (IU) on the campus in Kushtia yesterday around 11am. IU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid…
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