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Skill dev education helps reduce child marriage 62pc

Skill dev education helps reduce child marriage 62pc

Adolescent girls and boys can earn six times higher after receiving skill development education, a new study reveals. Child marriage also tends to reduce…

60 closed rail stations to resume soon

Railway Minister Mujibul Haque yesterday said at least 60 closed rail stations will be made operative soon, reports BSS. "Whenever assumes office, the Awami League government works to develop the railway sector," he said speaking as chief guest at a function marking the signing of an agreement…

Question paper-leak gang held

The Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested eight members of a gang that allegedly used to leak question papers. The arrestees include the gang leader. The gang members were identified as Romon Hossein alias Mahir, Md Tarikuzzaman Hemel alias Abir, Md Razib Ali, Md Ariful…

‘BIDS activities to be updated’

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said the research and academic activities of public think tank Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) will be bolstered following the enactment of Bangladesh Unnayan Gobeshona Protishthan Act, 2017. “Bangladesh Unnayan Gobeshona Protishthan or Bangladesh…

4 interns suspended

The Health Ministry has suspended four interns of Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital (SZMC) in Bogra for six months for assaulting a patient's relative, reports UNB. The four are Dr Nurjahan Binte Islam Naz, Dr Md Ashiquzzaman Asif, Dr Md Kutub Uddin and Dr MA Al Mamun. Naz will have…

Khaleda gets time again in graft case

A Dhaka court yesterday adjourned the hearing of Zia Charitable Trust and Zia orphanage Trust graft cases against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia till March 9, reports BSS. The makeshift court of Judge Abu Ahmed Jomadar of the Special Judge Court-3 passed the order accepting a time plea from the defence.…
UK Foreign  Office Minister Alok Sharma  in Dhaka

UK Foreign Office Minister Alok Sharma in Dhaka

UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific Alok Sharma arrived in Dhaka yesterday afternoon on a three-day visit to discuss important issues of mutual interest,…

Youth stabbed dead in city

A young man was stabbed to death by miscreants at E-Block of Mirpur Section-12 in the city on Wednesday night, reports UNB. The victim was identified as Saiful Islam, 20, son of Shamsur Rahman, hailing from Mymensingh district. Victim's father Shamsur Rahman said two unknown youths stabbed Saiful…

All set for 50th DU convocation tomorrow

Dhaka University (DU) has completed all preparations to hold its 50th convocation on Saturday at the Physical Education Centre playground on the campus, reports BSS. Addressing a press conference at DU VC office lounge yesterday, Vice-Chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique said Chancellor President Abdul Hamid…

Experts suggest pictorial campaigns against tobacco

Experts at a meeting in the capital yesterday laid emphasize on launching pictorial awareness campaigns against all forms of tobacco to control non-communicable diseases (NCDs) caused by it, reports BSS. The experts laid the emphasis while exchanging views at a strategic meeting organised by Vital Strategies…

Hizb-ut Tahrir man held in capital

Police arrested an operative of the banned Islamist outfit Hizb-ut Tahrir from the Shahbagh area of the capital on Wednesday, reports BSS.  A squad of Counter Terrorism Unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested Sajid Bin Alam, 25, a student of Mass Communication and Journalism Department…

‘New child marriage law contradicts itself’

Child rights activists has recently expressed their reaction and recommendations on ‘Child marriage prevention bill 2017’ which had been passed under special regulation, says a press release. They mentioned that according to Child Right Convention and Child Policy 2011and Law 2013, any human…

Professional training for accelerating dev stressed

RANGPUR: Adequate professional training always enhances skill and works as driving force for anyone to achieve success in professional as well as pe rsonal life to accelerate national development, reports BSS.  The opinion came at launching ceremony of 3-week basic training, including arms, arranged…

26 held in anti-illegal drug drive

Police in special drive against drug arrested 26 people from different thana areas in the capital on charges of taking and peddling drug in the last 24 hours till 6am yesterday. Police recovered 516 pieces of contraband yaba tablets, 390 grams  heroin, 1550 bottles of phensidyl, 49 cans beer, 20…

News in brief

1372 cases lodged over traffic rule violation Taking serious note of growing incidences of glaring violations of traffic rules, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) lodged 1372 cases and realized Taka 10:55 lakh on Wednesday despite the country had gone through an indefinite transport strike that called…

Campus corner

IUB gets new Pro-VC  Prof Milan Pagon has been appointed as the Pro-Vice Chancellor (VC) of the Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) on Monday for a period of four years, says a press release.  Prof Pagon was appointed to the rank of Full Professor of Organization and Management at the…
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