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  • People pay last tributes to poet Al Mahmud at Bangla Academy
  • Biswa Ijtema: Akheri Munajat of Jubair’s followers held
  • Five dead in US mass shooting
  • PM welcomes ICC decision to probe atrocities on Rohingyas
  • Bangladesh condemns Thursday’s attack on Indian troops
  • India warns of 'crushing response' to Kashmir suicide attack
WB vice president arrives in city for week-long visit

WB vice president arrives in city for week-long visit

Hartwig Schafer, vice president of World Bank (WB) for the South Asian Region, arrives in the capital yesterday afternoon on a week-long visit to further…

Netherlands allocates Euro 11m for capacity building in Bangladesh

The Netherlands government has earmarked Euro 11 million for capacity building in Bangladesh for scholarships and other capacity building assistances during the next five years (2018-2022), reports UNB. Nuffic, the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education, confirmed it to Bangladesh…

Form poll-time govt, reform EC before nat’l polls: Dr Kamal

Gono Forum President Dr. Kamal Hossain yesterday urged the government to form a neutral poll-time government and reconstitute the Election Commission (EC) before the upcoming general election, reports UNB. He also strongly slammed the Digital Security Act 2018 stating that it facilitates the law enforcers…

PM has honored Islami scholars

The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has honored the Islamic scholars by giving equal status of Dawra certificate to the Masters degree, reports BSS. Islamic Foundation (IF) Governor Meshbahur Rahman said this while addressing a discussion arranged by the United Islamic Scholars Forum at the National Press…

Skilled human resource needed for efficient admin, says CJ

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain yesterday said in this era of information technology, it is impossible to raise an efficient administration without trained human resource, reports BSS. “There is no alternative to timely and subject-oriented training to achieve efficiency,” the chief justice…

Rail link with 5 districts resumes after 26 hrs

The rail communications of five districts with other parts of the country resumed after 26 hours of suspension yesterday afternoon, reports UNB. The rail communications were suspended on Saturday morning as heavy rain eroded the soil around a pillar of Chakchakia rail bridge in Sonatola upazila, suspending…

DNCC Panel Mayor Osman Gani laid to rest

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Panel Mayor Osman Gani, who died in a Singapore hospital on Saturday morning, was laid to eternal rest yesterday evening, reports UNB. He was buried at Banani Graveyard in the evening following 2nd namaz-e-janaza at Alatunnesa School and College field in Badda after…

22-day ban on hilsa fishing from October 7

The government has imposed a 22-day ban on catching, selling and transporting hilsa in a 7,000-km breeding ground to ensure the safe spawning of this popular fish during its peak breeding period, reports UNB. The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Taskforce formed to implement the 'Mother…

Chased by cops, youth drowns in river

The body of a young man who jumped into a river in Mehendiganj upazila on Saturday after being chased by police was recovered yesterday, reports UNB. The deceased is Shahfiqul Islam Tuhin, 35, son of Ahsanullah Khan of Harinathpur in Hijla upazila. His body was retrieved from the Lata River in the afternoon.…

Case filed against 32

Thirty two people including the personal secretary of a lawmaker have been accused in a case filed over the killing of a UP Chairman in Uzirpur upazila yesterday, reports UNB. Victim's father Suklal Haldar filed the case accusing 32 people including MP Talukder Yunus's PS Abu Sayeed and a UP…

Indian Minister Suresh Prabhu due today

Indian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu is set to arrive in Dhaka today on a five-day visit to discuss trade and other bilateral issues, reports UNB. Though the Indian minister is coming here at the invitation of Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, he will have important meetings…
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