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Commenting on corruption doesn’t suit BNP: Nasim

Commenting on corruption doesn’t suit BNP: Nasim

Awami League Presidium Member and central 14-party alliance spokesman Mohammed Nasim yesterday said making comments on corruption does not suit BNP as…

Concerted efforts needed to achieve SDGs in time

 Planning Minister MA Mannan yesterday underscored the need for joint efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. “The more important thing is to work together. Private sector can play a crucial role in this regard. The government is committed to see a good partnership…

Call to donate blood, posthumous eyes

 Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque yesterday urged all for taking combined efforts to ensure voluntary blood donation and posthumous eye donation in the country. Stressing the need for raising of mass awareness to popularise the donation programme, he said, “It is good for…

US to work with Bangladesh to combat human trafficking

The United States has reiterated its commitment to work with Bangladesh to implement its National Plan of Action (NPA) to combat human trafficking. The United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Bangladesh’s Counter Trafficking in Persons (BC/TIP) programme, partnered…

Another accused sent to jail

A Dhaka court yesterday sent another accused to jail in a case filed over murder of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mahmuda Akhter sent SM Mahmud Setu to jail as investigation officer (IO) and detective branch (DB) inspector…

Protesters to besiege VC’s residence

The agitating students and teachers of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday announced that they will besiege the residence of the Vice Chancellor (VC) Professor Farzana Islam at any time as part of their movement.  They made the disclosure during a press conference at the ‘VC Removal Mancha’…

No one above law: Minister

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque yesterday said the Awami League leaders who are involved in any kind of crime or corrupt act are being relieved of the party and not given any post. The minister came up with the remarks while talking to reporters at a programme, marking the National…

Three held over ‘gang rape’ of RMG worker

Police arrested three youths from Hazaribagh in the city in connection with the ‘gang rape’ of a female garment worker yesterday. The arrestees are—Rony, 22, Nazir, 18, and Sagar 20. Inspector (Investigation) of Hazaribagh police station Abdus Salam told UNB that the 19-year old victim…

Effective cooperative to combat curse of poverty, say speakers

Speakers at a post-rally discussion here yesterday called for infusing dynamism into the cooperatives as it’s very much effective towards freeing the nation from the curse of poverty and hunger. They urged for finding effective ways and means to attain strength and prosperity in every sphere of…

Youths urged to follow ideal of Prof Rafiqul

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday urged the new generation to follow the life and ideals of National Professor Rafiqul Islam. “We would not proceed, if we can’t honour those who are working relentlessly to take forward the country, the nation and the society,” he told…

Three held with 4.5kg hemp

Units of Rapid Action Battalion and Coast Guard in separate drives on Friday night in the city and Bakerganj upazila arrested three persons including a couple and recovered 4.5 kg hemps from them. The arrestees were identified as Anik Dakua, 28, of C and B road area of the city and Siraj Gazi, 40, and…

Woman crushed under train

A sexagenarian woman was crushed under the wheels of a train in Meherchondi Purbopara area adjacent to Rajshahi University yesterday. Mentioning that there were no witnesses of the accident, Sayeed Iqbal, officer-in-charge of Rajshahi Railway Police Station, said police recovered the body of the unidentified…

Cent per cent LED street electrification in port city

Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) will implement cent per cent LED electrification programmes in the streets of its 41 city wards of the city. About 20,600 LED street lights will be installed under the 41 wards in the port city. The CCC sources said 410 kilometers roads within the city will come under…

Campus Corner

Atiur Rahman appointed as ‘Bangabandhu Chair’ at DU BSS, Dhaka Former Bangladesh Bank Governor and Honorary Professor of Dhaka University (DU) Development Studies Department Dr Atiur Rahman has been appointed as ‘Bangabandhu Chair’ of the university. DU Syndicate at a meeting…

News in Brief

Arms, narcotic goods worth Tk 72.39cr seized BSS, Dhaka Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized arms, contraband drugs and smuggled goods worth around Tk 72.39 crore during its countywide drives in the month of October. BGB recovered three pistols, one revolver, two guns and two pipe guns and seized drugs…
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