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Monuments, museum on RU campus carry memories of Liberation War

Monuments, museum on RU campus carry memories of Liberation War

The Rajshahi University (RU) played an important role in the nine-month-long War of Liberation, with a number of its students, teachers and officials…

Meat traders suspend strike plan

Hours after issuing a threat to go on strike from the 1st Ramadan, Bangladesh Meat Merchants' Association (BMMA) yesterday suspended their plan following a meeting with the Commerce Minister, reports UNB. "We've promised we won't go on strike as Commerce Minister Tafail Ahmed assured…

ACC to probe allegations against railway ADG

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has decided to launch a probe against an additional director general of Bangladesh Railway (BR) and others for their alleged misappropriations, reports UNB. The Commission at its regular meeting decided to initiate the probe against BR additional director general…

CWASA to detect water leakage through computer database

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong Water Supply and Sewerage  Authority (CWASA) from now on will be able to detect leakage in the water supply line through computer database system from the office, reports BSS. Engineer AKM Fazlullah, managing director (MD) of CWASA, said necessary measures to solve the leakage…

‘Free politics from criminal’

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu yesterday called for freeing politics from criminals and mass media from lies in the interest of democracy, reports BSS. The minister was speaking as chief guest at the Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) auditorium to distribute the Sohel Samad memorial prize -2016.…

3 get life term drug peddling

RANGPUR:  A court yesterday sentenced three drug traders to life term rigorous imprisonment for trafficking contraband phensidyl syrup, reports BSS. Additional District and Sessions Judge Abu Jafar Mohammad Kamruzzaman of the Additional District and Sessions Judge Court-2 of Rangpur announced the…

17 universities ink deal with UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) yesterday signed an agreement with 17 universities (sixteen public and one private) to implement 38 sub-projects for the improvement of quality of education in the universes, reports UNB. The sub projects involving Tk 57.62 crore will be implemented under the Higher…
Keep climate compensation pledges

Keep climate compensation pledges

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) yesterday called upon the developed countries to keep their pledges of compensating climate-vulnerable countries…

Former OC sent to jail in Khulna

KHULNA: A court yesterday sent a former officer-in-charge (OC) of Patia Police Station of Chittagong to jail in a case filed under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act, reports UNB. The accused police officer is Refayet Ullah Chowdhury. Additional District and Sessions Judge Md Nurul Amin…
Journo Omar Farruque passes away

Journo Omar Farruque passes away

Omar Faruk, special correspondent of online news portal Bangla Tribune, died of a cardiac arrest here early yesterday. He was 51, reports UNB. Faruk breathed…
Mango growers adopt fruit bagging tech in Rajshahi

Mango growers adopt fruit bagging tech in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI:  Fruit bagging technology is widely being used in mango orchards in Rajshahi and Chapainawabgonj commercially during this pre-harvest season…

Call for transparency, accountability of climate change fund

Speakers at a human chain demanded justice, transparency and accountability in allotment, distribution and using climate change fund and focusing issues. They also called to confront the climate change issue as one of the biggest threats against human rights, justice and national security in Bangladesh…

10,000 students to get Indian scholarships under FF scheme

Chittagong: Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said another 10,000 Bangladeshi students will receive scholarships worth Rs 35 crore or over Tk 45.5 crore to be awarded under the new Muktijodha (freedom fighters) scholarship scheme, reports UNB. Under the new scheme, students at higher…

Poor WiFi services at RUET brew problems

Poor Internet connection and Wifi services at Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) have been causing problems for students, teachers and officials. The is hampering academic activities and research work at the varsity. Sources said some traces of Wifi connection, albeit with a very…

Man electrocuted

An electrician died from electrocution in Lalbagh area of the capital on Saturday, reports UNB. Sub-inspector Bachchu Miah, also camp in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) police camp, said Jewel, 26, suffered injuries after he came in contact with a live electric wire while working in…

Jute warehouse gutted in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: Huge garments jutes and a dwelling house were gutted in a devastating fire in city's Akbar Shah thana area early yesterday, reports BSS. Fire Service and Civil Defense sources said the fire originated from an electric short-circuit inside a warehouse around 12.30 am and spread in the…

campus corner

Two-member UK team meets DU VC A two-member UK team yesterday paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique at his office on the campus. Country Director of British Council Barbara Wickham led the team, said a DU press release. Another member of the delegation…
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