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Dr Kamal seeks nat’l dialogue to tackle worsening flood

Dr Kamal seeks nat’l dialogue to tackle worsening flood

Stating that the government cannot alone tackle the current flood, Ganaforum President Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday called for holding a national dialogue…
DU students continue class boycott, lock admin building

DU students continue class boycott, lock admin building

A group of students of Dhaka University put the academic and the administrative buildings under lock and key yesterday morning demanding an end to the…

16 lakh saplings sold at fair

 The month-long National Tree Plantation Campaign and Fair-2019 evoked an overwhelming response from plant and nature lovers as saplings worth around Tk 11 crore were sold during the fair. The fair, inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on June 20 last, concluded on Sunday. A total of 105…

Human chain for road repairing

Students and guardians of eastern bank of Kirtankhola River yesterday formed a human chain demanding to repair and reconstruction of 8-kilometer roads connecting Saheber Hut to Kanaipur under Barishal Sadar upazila. The programme was presided over by Ferdousur Rahman and addressed among others by Bazlur…

CNG filling stations to remain open 24hrs for Eid

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said CNG filling stations will remain open round the clock for 10 days from a week before the Eid-ul-Azha. “Heavy vehicles will be off the road for three days before and three days after Eid. Vehicles carrying perishable commodities,…

Indian envoy visits police academy

Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das yesterday visited Bangladesh Police Academy in Sardah here. She also visited the academy’s Bangladesh-India Friendship Building funded by the government of India which houses the cyber-crime and IT-training facilities of the Academy. The…

Written instructions for tobacco-free hospitality stressed

An orientation meeting on “Tobacco-free Hospitality Sector Strategy” was held yesterday in the Conference Room of the Bangladesh Tourism Board office. Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) and Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) jointly organised the meeting which was presided by Dr Bhubon Chandra…

2 master plans finalised to save rivers: Minister

LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Md Tazul Islam on Sunday said the government has finalised two master plans to prevent encroachment and pollution of the rivers surrounding Dhaka and the Karnaphuli in Chattogram. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has approved the two master plans and gave directives…

Cab falls into canal: Rescue operation on

Rescuers continued their operation till yesterday afternoon after a Taxicab plunged into a canal connecting to the Turag River in Amin bazar area on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday night. Divers along with three units of Fire service, naval police have been conducting the rescue operation in…

Employee of Biman handed over to police

The authority of Biman Bangladesh Airlines yesterday handed over one its employee to police as he was found guilty of making deception with job seekers in Biman’s different posts including cabin crew under the current recruitment process. The employee was Shariful Islam, a procurement supervisor…

5828 multimedia classrooms installed in Rajshahi division

More than 5,828 multimedia classrooms were installed in educational institutions in all eight districts under Rajshahi division opening up a new door of expediting the process of modernization in education system.  “We have established the digital classrooms in 484 colleges, 2,415 secondary…

Construction worker dies at work

A juvenile construction worker died at an under-construction girls hostel in the city’s Palashi on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Nahid, 15, hailed from village Shahpara under Badargonj police station in Rangpur district. The incident took place at around 3:30 pm when Nahid came in touch…

Call for immediate formulation of right to food law

Speakers at dialogue on Sunday urged the government to formulate a law immediately to ensure people's right to food, saying such a law is essential for building a poverty-free society. “Enacting the right to food law is a demand of the time," said Mohsin Ali, general secretary of the…

DoE fines 8 factories Tk 15.66 lakh

The Department of Environment (DoE) on Sunday slapped Tk 15.66 lakh as fine on eight business entities in five districts for polluting the environment. As part of the drive against the environment pollution, DoE Director (Monitoring and Enforcement) Rubina Ferdous slapped the penalty, said a DoE release.…

Campus corner

‘Private varsities should focus on research’ BSS, Chattogram Deputy Minister for Education Barrister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel on Sunday said most private universities were not playing their due role in creating knowledge through research. He said these universities were thinking on…

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