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President returns home from Nepal

President returns home from Nepal

President Abdul Hamid yesterday returned to Bangladesh from Nepal after a four-day visit at the invitation of his Nepalese counterpart Bidhya Devi Bhandari.…
No initiative taken yet to mediate JU crisis

No initiative taken yet to mediate JU crisis

No initiative has taken yet to mediate the ongoing crisis of Jahangirnagar University (JU) here though already two days of the ultimatum by the demonstrating…

Why no drive against onion syndicates, BNP asks govt

BNP yesterday asked the Home Minister why the government is not conducting drives against onion syndicates as prices of the item – a common ingredient in Bangladeshi cooking – shoot out beyond people’s buying capacity. “Onion price was Tk 200 yesterday (Thursday) while it increased…

Media urged to play role as ‘watchdog’ to stop graft

Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury on Thursday urged the journalists to act as ‘Watchdogs’ in finding out irregularities anywhere of the country. “I would request journalists to act as ‘watchdogs’ (observer) to reveal irregularities anywhere of the country. We will take…

Stress on promoting sericulture to cut poverty at grassroots

Silk related officials and researchers at a meeting here stressed the need for making the sericulture more effective and modernized for generating employment opportunities in the rural areas side by side with cutting its poverty. They observed that scientific method and devices should be promoted in…

Int’l confce begins today to discuss core water issues

A two-day conference on key water issues titled ‘Himalaya Water Conference 2019: Highland-Lowland Interactions’ begins  in the city today seeking solution to water crisis that is looming large over the countries in the Himalayan region. Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) and Bangladesh Centre…

Confce on environment begins Nov 27

The first international conference on environment in Bangladesh will be held on November 27 and 28, this year. The Awami League Sub-Committee on Forest and Environment is the organiser of the conference. The title of the conference will be “Environmental solutions for sustainable development:…

20 FFs gets financial assistance

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday provided financial assistance of over Tk 10,000 to 20 freedom fighters each from his personal savings. The Home Minister donated savings he received from the government as a Freedom Fighter. He fought in the Liberation War under Sector 2. While distributing aid…
Call to boost fruit production to reduce dependence on import

Call to boost fruit production to reduce dependence on import

Agriculture extension officials urged their field level subordinates to put in their best efforts to supplement the government efforts of reducing the…

Technical Training Centre to be installed in every upazila

Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmad, MP, has said Technical Training Centre (TTC) will be installed in every upazila of the country for enriching the sector of skilled workforce. “We have a plan of sending 1,000 competent manpower to overseas markets from each…

Two JMB men held in Ctg

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two members of the outlawed militant organisation Jamaitul Mujahidin Bangladesh (JMB) from Santirhat area under Patiya Upazila of the district on Thursday. The detained were identified as Abdulllah Al Sayed and Mohammad Ismail, both hailed from Godagari thana of…

Conference of executive engineers held in city

The first ever conference of executive engineers was held at the International Mother Language Institute here on Thursday. The Water Resources Ministry organised the conference. State Minister of Water Resources Zaheed Farooque addressed the event as the chief guest while Deputy Minister AKM Enamul…

Strengthening of community policing stressed

Strengthening of community policing activities could effectively eliminate social crimes like drug, militancy, terrorism, dowry, child marriage and violence against children and women to build a peaceful society. Police officials and community leaders said this at the ‘Bit Policing and Community…

Trained imams’ role vital to make society free from crime

Trained imams can play a vital role in building crime-free society which is crucial for development of the society. Speakers at a discussion here viewed that imams should come forward to free the society from social and moral degradation. They were addressing at the certificate giving and closing ceremony…

Campus Corner

KUET reopens tomorrow BSS, Khulna Classes of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) will resume after a 15-day shut down, said a KUET press release last night. Academic activities of post graduate will begin on Sunday while classes of under post graduate will begin on November 24 as…
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