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Calculators now allowed in some 
written tests

Calculators now allowed in some written tests

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has allowed the use of calculators in some subjects in the written test of the 35th BCS examinations. The subjects…

Charge-framing deferred yet again

Sylhet: A tribunal yesterday deferred until August 18 the charge framing in the former Finance Minister SAMS Kibria murder case, reports UNB. Judge of Sylhet Speedy Trial Tribunal MakbulAhsan passed the order yesterday morning. With this, charge framing in the sensational case has been deferred for…

Capacity to be tripled by month end

To cope with the increasing demand of data in the country, the capacity of the National Data Centre located at the Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) premises in Agargaon will be tripled by the end of August, officials with the BCC told The Independent. The current capacity of the national data centre…

Two bodies recovered

Members of fire service and civil defense yesterday morning recovered the bodies of two missing schoolgirls, who went missing after a boat capsized in the Bhairab River at Rashikpur ferry terminal in Mujibnagar upazila on Sunday afternoon. Officer-in-Chrage of Mujibnagar police station Kazi Abdus Salek…

Father, son electrocuted

A man and his son were electrocuted at Kanchanpara village in sadar upazila yesterday morning. The deceased were Makbul Hossain, 55, and his son Monwar Hossain, 33, residents of the village. Police said Monwar came in contact with a live electric wire when he was setting up an irrigation pump at his…

Abducted man rescued

Police on Sunday night rescued BCMC College student Nasim Islam, 22, after two days of his abduction from Narail bus stand in Jessore town. Nasim Islam was kidnapped on August 7 afternoon by criminals while he was returning home from his college. Later, the criminals demanded Tk5 lakh as ransom from…

Road crashes kill 5 in 3 dists

 Five people were killed in separate road accidents in Satkhira, Faridpur and Gaibandha districts yesterday. In Satkhira, a woman was killed after being hit by a bus in Trishmile area on Satkhira-Khulna highway of the district yesterday. The deceased was identified as Fatima Khatun, 52, of Jugipukuria…

Low forms in Bay, rain likely from tomorrow

Monsoon rain is likely to be activated from Wednesday, as a low pressure has formed over the west-central Bay of Bengal and its adjoining area, the meteorological department said yesterday. It developed as a low pressure on Sunday afternoon, but got mixed up with the monsoon axis running over the area…

Soinik League leader killed in capital

Unidentified assailants stabbed to death a leader of Bangabandhu Soinik League (BBSL) at Kafrul in the capital’s Mirpur area last night. The deceased was identified as Rubel Hossain, 35, general secretary of BBSL. Police said a group of 6 to 7 men attacked Rubel with sharp weapons as he was standing…

2 placed on 5-day remand

A Khulna court yesterday placed two prime accused in child Rakib murder case including workshop owner Sharif and his associate Mintu Mia, on 5-day remand. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Faruk Iqbal passed the order after Police Sub-Inspector Md Mustaque Ahmed, the investigating officer in the case,…

Foreign diplomats briefed about Rohingya census

Foreign diplomats were briefed yesterday about the planned census of undocumented Myanmar nationals, popularly known as Rohingyas, living in different parts of the country. At the briefing attended by diplomats from developed countries, Indonesia and Malaysia at the state guest house Padma, Bangladesh…

Meeting held with India

An Indian team will visit and talk with the people of former Indian enclaves in Bangladessh’s Kurigram and Panchagarh districts on August 17 to settle the issue of  the repatriation of  some of them, it was decided at a meeting held yesterday between officials of both countries. The…

Newborn among 2 killed in city road crash

Two people, including a newborn baby, were killed and five others seriously injured as a CNG-run three wheeler fell into a roadside ditch after it was hit by oil-laded truck on Demra Road in the city’s Khilgaon area yesterday, reports UNB. The victims were identified as Suraiya, 8, daughter of…
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