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Division in Muslims benefiting enemies: Salman F Rahman

Division in Muslims benefiting enemies: Salman F Rahman

Enemies are taking benefits of the disunity among the Muslims, the prime minister’s adviser on private industries and investment, Salman F Rahman,…

‘BNP to intensify movement for Khaleda’s release’

BNP leader Zainul Abedin Farroque yesterday said their party will soon take to the streets intensifying its movement for having party chairperson Khaleda Zia freed from jail. "Our party will take tough action programmes soon to strengthen our movement for releasing Khaleda Zia from jail. Over 1…

13 of human trafficking gang arrested

Thirteen members of a human trafficking gang, including two Rohingya people, were arrested by the members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) from different parts of the city and Keraniganj on Thursday night. The two Rohingyas were identified as Mushfeka, 19 and Nur Begum while the others were identified…

Specialised lab to be set up at every varsity: Palak

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak yesterday said specialised lab will be set up at every university in the country to make the youth competent to cope with the information technology-based world. “Our new generation is very much meritorious. To utilise their innovative strength,…

Non-govt TT college teachers’ rally today

Teachers of non-government teachers' training (TT) colleges will hold a grand rally in the city today to press for their various demands, including enlisting them under the Monthly Pay Order (MPO) scheme. Private Teachers' Training College Teachers' Samiti came up with the announcement at…

JU teachers, students protest cutting of trees on campus

Jahangirnagar University Student-Teacher Unity Platform organised a rally on Thursday protesting the authority's decision to cut a large number of trees in the university campus for infrastructural development. Starting from the Tarzan point of the university campus around 12pm, the procession ended…

Food adulterators dubbed enemies of humanity

Describing those who adulterate food as 'silent killers and enemies of humanity', speakers at a human chain yesterday urged the government to take proper initiatives, including providing necessary equipment to laboratories for to food tests, to ensure safe food for all. Nirapad Khadda Chai,…

Youth beaten to death

A youth was beaten to death allegedly by unidentified miscreants in the city’s Sagorika cattle market area on Thursday night. The deceased is Mohammad Mubarak Hossain, 20, son of Mosharraf Hossain of Sagorika cattle market area. Some unidentified people called Mubarak out of his residence and…

Shaheed Janani Jahanara Imam Memorial Museum

Throughout the history of liberated Bangladesh, Jahanara Imam, founder of Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee has remained at the forefront to preach the spirit of liberation to the young generation. To preserve her memories as well as those of her eldest son, Shaheed Shafi Imam Rumi, the valiant…

Increasing fish output meeting nutrition

Fisheries experts at a discussion have said continuous increase in fish production in last ten years is cutting poverty and meeting nutrition of people on way to achieve the sustainable development  goals (SDGs). They made the observation at the post-rally discussion jointly arranged by the district…

Bangladeshi girl gets gold medal

Elma Ayesha, a Bangladeshi student received a gold medal in the prestigious Owlypia Global competition held at the Harvard University in the USA. Ayesha who recently passed her O-levels from International Hope School of Uttara received the gold medal in the speech craft (debate) competition held at…

Probe report in Julhas-Tonoy murder case August 29

A court on Thursday set August 29 for submitting probe report in the case lodged over the murder of former USAID official Julhas Mannan and his friend Tonoy Majumder. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Saiduzzaman Sharif set the date as detective branch (DB) of police failed to submit the report on Thursday.…

RCC gets 75 garbage removal vans

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) was given 75 garbage removal vans aims at infusing dynamism into its safe and hygienic removal of household and other garbage activities. On behalf of its Urban Development Programme (UDP), Brac donated the vans with the main thrust of supplementing the RCC’s efforts…

Man surrenders to police after killing wife

A man surrendered to police after killing his wife at Kalartikor in Paba upazila yesterday. Shariful Islam Rentu, son of Khoka of the village, killed his wife Lovely Begum, 28, after slitting her throat and severing her tendons at his house sometime in the night, Mazharul Islam, officer-in-charge of…

‘Set up paddy silos to ensure fair price’

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Food Ministry yesterday held discussions on setting up paddy silo in 200 areas across the country to ensure fair price for the agricultural produces and procure food grains from the farmers directly. The discussion was held at the third meeting of the parliamentary…

80 navy members leave for Lebanon

Some 80 members of Bangladesh Navy left Dhaka for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on Thursday to join the Peace Keeping Mission BANCON-10. An ISPR release yesterday said an aircraft carrying the navy men left Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport for Lebanon.

Chawkbazar fire case probe report on Aug 29

A Dhaka court on Thursday set August 29 for submitting probe report in the case filed over devastating fire in capital’s Chawkbazar on February 20. Dhaka Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Qaisarul Islam set the date as investigation officer failed to submit the report on Thursday. A total of…

Campus corner

DUCSU observes Mandela Day BSS, Dhaka The Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) observed ‘Mandela Day’ paying rich tribute to the life and legacy of Madiba to change the world for betterment of mankind. Nelson Mandela International Day is an annual international day in honour…
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