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Teachers demand release of quota reformists Teachers of different public universities held a solidarity rally on Dhaka University campus on Thursday demanding immediate release of arrested quota…
UGC chairman gets death threat University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan received death threat through a letter on Tuesday. UGC Security Officer Syed Ashrafuzzaman…
  • Case filed over crude bomb attack on BNP rally
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    HC cancels bail, orders father to surrender Cancelling the bail granted earlier, the High Court (HC)  on Thursday directed an accused to surrender before the lower court concerned for not undergoing DNA test as per its directive to confirm identification of his child. Alamgir Kabir, a resident of the Jatrabari area of the capital, has been…
    PM for shorter overall exam period Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to holdpublic examinations in a shorter time to avert too much of talks and rumours. "If the duration of holding examination can be shortened, various types of talks and rumours (regarding exams) will come down," she…
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  • 4,766 students overlooked in 4th phase of college admission
  • Politics
    Germany wants ‘minimum democratic standards’ polls in Bangladesh Minister of State at the German Federal Foreign Office Niels Annen willhave "political talks" with Bangladesh leadership on Thursday as Germany wants to see the next national election meets "minimum democratic standards" in Bangladesh, reports UNB. While in Dhaka, the German Minister…
    Khaleda’s bail extended until July 26 The High Court on Wednesday extended the bail of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia until July 26 in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, reports UNB. An HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order following a petition filed by Khaleda's lawyers. The court also…
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