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Land management automation project eyes to reduce hassles

Land management automation project eyes to reduce hassles

The government has taken a project for the automation of the country’s land management system, aiming to reduce hassles and complexities in land…

Govt’s political stance over Rohingya not clear, says BNP

BNP standing committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on Saturday alleged that the government's political stance is not clear on Rohingya issue, reports UNB. “The entrance of Rohingyas into Bangladesh is an indirect attack on our sovereignty. Though Bangladesh is directly affected by…

Govt targets 30pc enrolment in technical education: Nahid

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday said the government has set a target of 30 percent enrolment in technical education by 2030 aiming to transform Bangladesh into an economically developed country, reports BSS. “In 2009, there was only one percent student enrolment in the technical…

‘PM awakens world conscience about Rohingya’

Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Chief Whip ASM Feroze yesterday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has awakened the world conscience about the Rohingya issue in a bid to resolve the crisis reports BSS. “Sheikh Hasina urged the world leaders to create pressure on Myanmar for repatriating the Rohingyas, taken…

Jahangirnagar University to launch new institute

A new institute—the Bangabandhu Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture—is going to be launch at the Jahangirnagar University (JU) soon. JU deputy registrar (Education-1) Abu Hasan confirmed told The Independent over phone yesterday. A total of 25 students—13 male and 12 female—will…

Country’s success in maintaining ozone layer lauded

UNDP Acting Country Director Koyko Yoksosui yesterday appreciated Bangladesh's success in maintaining ozone layer through proper implantation of the Montreal Protocol, reports BSS. She made the appreciation while addressing a discussion at Ban Bhaban in the capital marking the World Ozone Day with…
13,472 candidates appear against 135 seats

13,472 candidates appear against 135 seats

The admission test (general knowledge) of Fine Arts Faculty under Cha-Unit for entry into first-year honours for the session 2017-2018 of the University…

Dwijen Sharma to be cremated today

The body of eminent botanist and science writer Prof Dwijen Sharma, who died on Friday, will cremated on Sunday in the capital, reports UNB. “His body will be kept at Bangla Academy and the central Shahid Minar at 10:30 am and 11:30 am respectively so that people can pay their last tributes to…

Attack on journos condemned

Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) yesterday condemned the attack on a joint sit-in-programme of BFUJ and DUJ with the demand of realisation of the dues of journalists who have been sacked from the daily Inqilab, reports BSS. DUJ also demanded immediate arrest of attackers and masterminds behind the incident.…

Two ‘yaba peddlers’ held in Ctg

Chittagong: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) yesterday arrested two people along with 10,000 pieces of yellow yaba tablets from Sadar Ghat area in Chittagong. The arrestee was identified as Md. Saiful islam Shakil, 27 and Mahiuddin, 24. On information, a team of Rab-7 led by Deputy Commander…
200-year-old tree faces the axe

200-year-old tree faces the axe

In a clash between heritage and trappings of modern living, a 200-year-old rain tree planted during the British colonial times is on the verge of being…

Forum on Int’l Education for Global Citizens held

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the Foreign Ministry co-hosted a forum on International Education for Global Citizens at a hotel in the capital on Friday, reports UNB. In keeping with Goal-17 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the aim of the Forum was to bring together a wide cross-section…

Schoolgirl hacked in Savar; stalker held

SAVAR: Irked over his love proposal being rejected, a stalker allegedly hacked a schoolgirl indiscriminately in front of her house at Bank Colony in Savar municipality area on Saturday, reports UNB. Immediately after the incident, locals chased the stalker Aminul Islam and caught him with a sharp knife…

News in brief

Man runs over in Keraniganj A passenger of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw was killed as a truck hit it at Postogola in Keraniganj upazila on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Md Barkat Ali, 40, a mason, hailing from Jurain area in the capital. Sub-inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical…

Campus corner

NSU welcomes new students North South University (NSU) welcomed the newly enrolled students in undergraduate and graduate orientation ceremony, fall 2017 held yesterday on its Bashundhara campus, says a press release. In this orientation programme freshers’ get enrolled under the departments of…
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