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BNP for governor’s resignation

BNP for governor’s resignation

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed demanded the resignation of Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir for the sake of a fair investigation into the reported…

Jamaat all but invisible in campaign

Activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh have become all but invisible in the campaign for the Barishal City Corporation (BCC) elections. In addition, police arrested the city secretary of the Jamaat, Zahir Uddin Babar, from his house last (Friday) night. As a partner of the BNP-led 20-Party Alliance,…

Trial of voting thru’ EVM held

A large number of voters in 11 centres of Ward Nos 12, 20, 21 and 28 of the city have cast their Symbolic Vote using the EVM for the first time. The Election Commission organized a week-long Symbolic Vote casting programme with the EVM to motivate and train voters.  In the programme, voters cast…

Vow to establish child marriage-free society

RAJSHAHI: Five councilor candidates, including one for women reserved seat, in the Ward No-12 of the upcoming election of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) scheduled to be held on July 30, promised to establish child marriage-free society if they were elected, reports BSS. They also expressed their commitment…
Bay’s resources can reduce poverty, say experts

Bay’s resources can reduce poverty, say experts

Rights organisations and experts have demanded the government frame a policy to utilize the untapped resources in the Bay of Bengal to reduce poverty…

1st day’s digging for ‘hidden treasure’ ends

The excavation mission by police and district administration in search of 'hidden treasure' in a house capital’s Mirpur-10 ended for the day yesterday afternoon. They were looking for possible ‘treasure hidden’ beneath the earth of the house. In presence of an executive magistrate,…

3 youths held over rape charge

Police yesterday arrested three young men on charge of rape of a housewife at Goyalpara of Charlakha Union under Karnaphuli police station in Chattogram. The arrestees were identified as Mohammad Imran (30), Mohammad Shajahan (32) and Kawsar Halim Munna (18). “A housewife, about 40 years old,…

Inu seeks justice for Colonel Taher murder

Information Minister and President of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Inu) Hasanul Haq Inu yesterday demanded proper investigation and justice over the murder of freedom fighter Colonel Abu Taher who was hanged inside the Dhaka Central Jail after a military trial on July 21 in 1976, reports UNB.  Inu…

Peddler held with 41,390 yaba tablets

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab-7) in a drive arrested a drug peddler along with 41,390 contraband yaba tablets from Natun Bridge area under Bakalia police station in Chattogram yesterday. The arrestee was identified as Mohammad Kajol, 19, son of Zamir Hossain, of Meronglowa village of Ramu Upazila under…

Two night guards killed in N’ganj

NARAYANGANJ: Robbers looted valuables from three shops killing two night guards in Lakxamkhola madrasa stand area in Bandar upazila early yesterday, reports UNB. The deceased were identified as Raihan Uddin, 65, son of late Abdus Samad Miah, of Laxmankhola area and Abdul Motaleb, 55, son of late Hobi…
Tk 3,454cr projects being implemented in Rajshahi, Rangpur divisions

Tk 3,454cr projects being implemented in Rajshahi, Rangpur divisions

RAJSHAHI: The Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) has been implementing 20 projects involving around Taka 3,454 crore in all 16 districts…

Tk 661cr dev projects for Gazipur city

The government has initiated a move to develop the physical infrastructures of Gazipur City Corporation in a bid to address the acute traffic congestion in the city alongside reducing the water logging problem spending around Taka 661 crore, reports BSS.  “The Planning Commission has already…
Number of Bangladeshi students on the rise in US

Number of Bangladeshi students on the rise in US

The number of students from Bangladesh in the United States increased by 9.7 per cent to 7,143 during the last school year, beating the international…

Teacher relieved of hall duty for quota remarks on Facebook

CUMILLA: A teacher of Cumilla University has been relieved of the duty of house tutor on Thursday for posting remarks on Facebook in favour of ongoing quota reform movement, reports UNB. Sources said a group of students of Nazrul Hall, including leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL),…

Ex-JnU teacher Razib Mir passes away

Mir Mosharraf Hossain, also known as Razib Mir, a former teacher of Chittagong University and Jagannath University, died in India early yesterday. He was 42, reports UNB. Razib, a former student of Dhaka University’s Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, a writer, researcher and an…

Campus Corner

‘Equal Rights Organisation’ launched at RU Rajshahi:  To protect the rights of the ethnic minority and marginalised peoples, a new group ‘Equal Rights Organisation’ was launched at Rajshahi University on Friday. RU Folklore Department assistant Professor Amirul Islam Kanak…

News in Brief

2 killed as bus overturns   Two people were killed and 20 others injured as a bus overturned on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Ghinagazi area of Cumilla early yesterday. The deceased were identified as Swapan Kumar Sutradhar, son of Bancharaz Sutradhar, hailing from Dighunia village of Faridpur district…
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