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17 receive Ekushey Padak

Seventeen eminent personalities yesterday were given the Ekushey Padak, 2017 in various categories for their outstanding contributions to their respective fields, reports UNB. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presented the prestigious award to the recipients at a ceremony held at Osmani Memorial Auditorium…

Official recognition sought for martyrs’ memorial

RAJSHAHI: Language Movement veterans as well as common people of Rajshahi, who observe Amar Ekushey and International Mother Language Day every year, have once again demanded official recognition of the Language Movement martyrs’ memorial at Rajshahi College as the country’s first Shaheed…

Evidence found against eleven Mymensingh war crimes suspects

The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) claimed to have found evidence against 11 people of Gafargaon upazila in Mymensingh over their alleged involvement in the crimes committed against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971, reports UNB. Mohammad Abdul Hannan Khan,…

Ex-civil surgeon among 7 charge-sheeted by ACC

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has approved two charge-sheets against seven people, including a former civil surgeon and a legal officer of Roads and Highway Department, in separate graft cases. The Commission at its regular meeting on Sunday approved proposals for submitting charge-sheets against…

JnU teacher suspended over ‘sexual harassment’

The authority of the Jagannath University yesterday temporarily suspended one of its teachers over the allegation of sexual harassment of female student.  Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid immediately talked to the Vice-chancellor of the Jagannath University after getting allegation of sexual…

High Court order allowing telecast of three Indian TV channels challenged

A petition was filed yesterday with the Supreme Court challenging a High Court order that rejected a writ petition seeking ban on airing three Indian TV channels-Star Jalsha, Star Plus and Zee Bangla-in Bangladesh, reports UNB. Ekhsal Uddin Bhuiyan, lawyer of the petitioner, said that the Supreme Court…

‘Digital Innovation Fair’ concludes in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: A three-day long ‘Rajshahi Divisional Digital Innovation Fair 2017’ ended here Sunday with a call to make people aware about e-services to engage them in the digital activities, reports BSS. In collaboration with ICT ministry and Access to Information (A2I) project of Prime Minister’s…

1 gets life term for killing wife

GAZIPUR: A court here on Monday convicted a man and sentenced him to life term imprisonment for killing his wife in 2010, reports UNB. The convict is Mainuddin, 65, a resident of Gobinda Kalinagar in Nalitabari upazila of Sherpur district. He used to live along with his family at Arichpur area in Tongi.…

News in brief

3  killed in road crash CHITTAGONG: Three women were crushed under an unknown vehicle on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Sonapahar area of Mirsarai upazila early Monday, reports UNB. The deceased were identified as Peyara Akhter, 37, wife of Ohidul Haque, Sajeda Begum, 55, wife of Dudu Miah, and Peyara…

Campus corner

Int’l conference at IUB tomorrow  A daylong international Conference titled “China, India & the United States in Bangladesh: Cultivating Competitive Cooperation” will be helb on February 23 at the own campus of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) at Bashundhara, in the…
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