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Give priority to public 
interest in politics

Give priority to public interest in politics

Urging the political parties to give priority to people's interest, President Abdul Hamid yesterday said politics becomes polluted if 'money-wealth'…

Gulshan shop owners’ rehabilitation begins today

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq said the rehabilitation of the affected shop owners of Gulshan DNCC market will start today, reports UNB. Already 88 temporary shops have been constructed for their rehabilitation, the mayor told a press conference organised following the dumping…
Deposition in arms case begins

Deposition in arms case begins

CHITTAGONG: The deposition of witnesses began on Wednesday in an arms case filed in connection with the murder of Superintendent of Police (SP) Babul…

800 illegal gas lines disconnected at Demra

Around 2,500 metres of illegal gas lines were removed under the direction of a mobile court as part of a drive by the Dhaka district administration and Titas Gas Transmission Ltd in the capital's Demra on Wednesday, reports UNB. Official sources said the mobile court conducted simultaneous…

2 high-tech prison vans inaugurated

KERANIGANJ: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday inaugurated two high-tech prison vans here to ensure security while prisoners are transported from one place to another, reports UNB. These vans which have wifi, CCTV camera and web-based surveillance system will be used to carry serious accused…

Youth sent to jail over gang-rape

A youth was sent to jail in Barisal on Wednesday evening for his alleged involvement with gangrape of a woman and taking video footage on it on January 14 in Wazirpur in the district. He was identified as Shamim Mohajon, one of the accused in the incident. Earlier he was arrested by the police of Wazirpur.…
BNP insists on neutral search panel to form EC

BNP insists on neutral search panel to form EC

The Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP) has made it clear that people will not any accept Election Commission, other than the one formed by a neutral search…
Shaheed Asad Day today

Shaheed Asad Day today

The nation will recall today the sacrifice of student leader Asad whose death in police firing triggered the 1969 mass upheaval that toppled the autocratic…

Five held for making fake documents

The Detective Branch (DB) of police yesterday arrested five members of a fake documents making gang from capital's Motijheel area, reports UNB. The arrestees: Abu Bakkar Siddique, 33, Akter Hossain Milon, 30, Azharul Islam, 36, Mohammad Ali, 20, and Shahdat Hossain, 28. Police recovered 102 fake…

Conference begins at CU

Chittagong University Model United Nations Association (CUMUNA) organised a four-day conference on the Chittagong University campus yesterday. With a theme ‘Moralising youth for a world free of terrorism’, the third annual Chittagong University Model United Nations (CUMUN-17) conference…

MSc nursing programme begins journey

The country's long-awaited MSc nursing education programme began yesterday which is expected to open a 'new horizon' for Bangladesh to demonstrate the advance level modernised nursing education system, reports UNB. The idea to have such programme emerged during the state visit of Prime Minister…

Science fair begins at BCSIR

State Minister for Science and Technology Yafes Osman yesterday said prevention of militancy is possible by drawing the new generation to science and technology, reports BSS. "There is no alternative to science and technology to bring the new generation to the right track," he said inaugurating…

4,000kg polythene seized

The Department of Environment (DoE) in a drive yesterday seized some 4,000 kg banned polythene from a factory in the capital's Lalbagh area.  It also fined factory owner Md Shahidul Islam Tk 90,000, said a DoE handout. A DoE mobile team, led by its deputy director and executive magistrate Md…
Award giving ceremony

Award giving ceremony

CHITTAGONG: Speakers in separate programmes in the port city yesterday said students should be taught about the value of savings and sensible while spending…

News in brief

15 of human trafficking syndicate held  Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested 15 alleged members of an international human trafficking gang from different parts of the capital on Wednesday night. Besides, the Rab-3 also rescued 10 people who were being trafficked to Malaysia illegally…

Campus corner

Short film festival held at BAU MYMENSINGH: A short film festival was held at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in Mymensingh on Wednesday evening. ‘Kites Multimedia’ arranged the festival at the Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin auditorium of BAU. Chaired by Md Ashraful Alam, director of…
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