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Incidents of stone-throwing at 
trains increase alarmingly

Incidents of stone-throwing at trains increase alarmingly

Incidents of miscreants throwing stones at running trains have increased dangerously on various routes of the West Zone. According to Bangladesh Railway…

22pc RMG workers face sexual harassment at workplace: Study

An estimated 22.4 per cent female readymade garment (RMG) workers face sexual harassment at factories, a study by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) finds. MJF Executive Director Shaheen Anam said the study was conducted at 22 factories in Dhaka and Chattogram between March and May last year. Speaking…

Forge national unity against autocracy: Dr Kamal

Gana Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday urged people to get united against autocracy and restore healthy politics in the country. “In an autocratic system, the rule of law and freedom of speech are obliterated while the nation's progress is hampered due to corruption, plundering and…

BCL men drive away fellow from JU dorm

Some Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman hall of Jahangirnagar University (JU) allegedly have  driven out a BCL leader over stealing of a smart phone set from the dormitory. The accused BCL leader was identified as Kaushik Rahman Shimul, a 42nd batch student…

Probe report in mother-daughter killing case June 13

A Dhaka court yesterday set June 13 to submit probe report in a case lodged over sensational murder of Garo mother and her daughter in capital’s Gulshan area. Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Devdas Chandra Adhikari set the date as the concerned investigation officer failed to submit the report yesterday.…

World Red Cross Day today

The World Red Cross Day will be observed today in the country like elsewhere in the globe with the theme of ‘Love’. The World Red Cross Day is celebrated every year commemorating the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), who born…

Hawkers block roads, commuters face difficulties

Hundreds of hawkers took to the street in the capital’s Gulistan area yesterday and demonstrated, halting traffic in one of the busiest areas of the capital. They were protesting against their eviction from pavements. Traffic in Gulistan and its surrounding areas ground to a halt from 11am to…

Concerted effort imperative to prevent cybercrimes

Concerted efforts of all government and non- government entities concerned including the media people has become an urgent need to free the society from cybercrimes to protect the young generation. Present government has adopted various time-fitting measures to end cyber crimes. So, all the government…

2 ‘commit suicide’ in Dhaka, Rajshahi

Two women were allegedly committed suicide in Dhaka and Rajshahi yesterday. A Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinee reportedly killed herself in Bongshal early Tuesday after failing to secure desired marks in the examination. The deceased was identified as Mithila, daughter of Mostafa Kamal. Quoting…

3 to die, 4 get life for murder in Rangpur

A court here on Monday sentenced three persons to death and four others to life term rigorous imprisonment for murdering a fertiliser trader and snatching his motorcycle, cash money and mobile phone over 12 years back. Additional District and Session Judge of Rangpur Court-2 Md. Golam Rasul handed down…

News in brief

3 Rajshahi cops suspended for ‘mugging’    UNB, Rajshahi Three policemen of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) were suspended on Monday on charge of mugging. The accused policemen are - Assistant Sub-Inspector Shariful Islam and constables Monirul Islam and Sujon of Rajpara Police…

Campus corner

Japan govt’s scholarship application open for Bangladeshis UNB, Dhaka The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan has invited Bangladeshi applicants for scholarship which will remain open until May 22. The government of Japan has been offering ‘MEXT’…
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