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UWA Bangladesh community welcomes Dr Amit Chakma

Campus Report :The University of Western Australia Society of Bangladeshi Culture (USBC) welcomes Prof Amit Chakma, Vice Chancellor, University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth, Australia. USBC - an organization

MP Tanvir Imam's contribution for education in Ullapara

Staff Reporter :Sirajgonj district's Ullapara upazila is an educational centre spreading deep into the remote areas. A sum of Tk 208 is being spent for constructing, renovating and expanding

2 testify in BUET student Abrar murder case

Court Correspondent :Two employees of BUET testified yesterday in the case filed in connection with the murder of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad in

30-yr-old Sagira Morshed murder case hearing begins

Court Correspondent :The Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court of Dhaka yesterday heard partial hearing on framing charge against four persons in the 30-year old Sagira Morshed murder case.Judge KM Imrul

Police use water cannon, tear gas on protesters

Police use water cannon, tear gas on protesters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi :Situation at Delhi-Haryana border near Ambala remained tense on Thursday morning as Haryana Police sprayed water cannon, tear gas to stop the protesting farmers from

BUP VC Gen Hasan made National Defence College Commandant

BUP VC Gen Hasan made National Defence College Commandant

News Desk :The government has appointed Ataul Hakim Sarwar Hasan, the vice-chancellor of Bangladesh University of Professionals, as commandant of National Defence College by promoting him to lieutenant from

Shaheed Dr Milon Day today

Shaheed Dr Milon Day today

UNB, Dhaka :Shaheed Dr Milon Day will be observed across the country today, commemorating the 30th martyrdom anniversary of Dr Shamsul Alam Khan Milon who was killed during the 90s'

RAB intensifies drive to ensure use of mask in city

RAB intensifies drive to ensure use of mask in city

Staff Reporter :The elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has launched an awareness campaign in the capital city with a view to intensilying the use of the mask to

‘Dhaka to ensure safe water, hygiene & sanitation for all by 2030’

UNB, Dhaka :Planning minister MA Mannan on Thursday said the government would ensure safe water, hygiene and sanitation for all the countrymen to achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs) by

Take proper action against social diseases

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the administration cadre officers to build a nice society taking proper measures against different social diseases like rape, terrorism, militancy

UN releases $25m for women-led projects battling gender-based violence

Xinhua :The United Nations humanitarian chief has released 25 million U.S. dollars from the UN's emergency fund to support women-led organizations that prevent and respond to gender-based violence in

OIC's FMs meet today, Rohingya among top agendas

BSS, Niger :Foreign ministers of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries are set to meet together here today while the Rohingya genocide case with the International Court of Justice

Legal action to be taken against fake news portals: Govt

BSS, Dhaka :Issuing a note of warning against fake news portals, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Thursday said legal actions would be taken soon against all fake online

41 killed as bus, truck crash in Brazil

AFP :At least 41 people were killed and 10 injured Wednesday when a bus and a truck crashed in southeastern Brazil, police said.The bus, which was carrying employees on

Stray bullet kills schoolboy in Chattogram

Our Correspondent :A 12-year-old boy died from a fatal gunshot wound after taking a stray bullet to the chest at Lohagara upazila in Chittagong district.The ill-fated boy identified as

Turkey jails hundreds for life over 2016 failed coup attempt

Al Jazeera News :A Turkish court on Thursday jailed 337 former pilots and other suspects for life over plot to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed coup

Country sees 37 more deaths in Covid-19

UNB, Dhaka :Amid the recent resurgence of Coronavirus pandemic across the globe, Bangladesh continues to report an upward trend in both new cases and deaths.Health authorities on Thursday detected

Journalist Humayun Sadek dies

UNB, Dhaka :Senior journalist and permanent member of Jatiya Press Club Humayun Sadek Chowdhury passed away on Thursday. He was 60.He was suffering from fever for the last few

Women's rights activists bring out a procession in the capital’s Dhanmondi area on Wednesday evening, marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Women's rights activists bring out a procession in the capital’s Dhanmondi area on Wednesday evening, marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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Women's rights activists bring out "Muktir Michhil" in Dhaka

Staff Reporter :Women's rights activists bring out a torch procession with the slogan "Muktir Michhil" to protest the violence against women in Dhaka on Wednesday, marking the International Day

The Losses We Share

 Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex :(The writer is a mother, feminist and advocate).It was a July morning that began as ordinarily as any other day: Make breakfast. Feed

DAP threatens 70percent natural waterbodies: IAB

Staff Reporter :Architects and urban planners have expressed serious concern over the proposed Detailed Area Plan (DAP) for the capital, as implementation of this draft will result in seventy

Journo Toufique Imrose Khalidi gets permanent bail

Court Correspondent :A Dhaka court on yesterday granted permanent bail to Toufique Imrose Khalidi, Editor-in-Chief of bdnews24.com in a case, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed.Metropolitan Senior Special Judge KM

ACC approves CS of FR Tower graft case

Court Correspondent :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday approved a charge sheet against 18 people in a graft case filed over FR Tower fire.The national anti-graft agency approved the charge

A view of the fire devastated Bawniabadh C Block slum near the Mirpur Kalshi bus stand. The photo was taken on Wednesday.

A view of the fire devastated Bawniabadh C Block slum near the Mirpur Kalshi bus stand. The photo was taken on Wednesday.

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Hundreds evacuated in Chennai as cyclone nears

Hundreds evacuated in Chennai as cyclone nears

Reuters, Chennai :Hundreds of people in low lying areas in Chennai were evacuated and more than 150 relief centres were on standby ahead of a "very severe cyclonic storm",

Govt vows to speed up efforts to convict human traffickers

Reuters, Dhaka :Bangladesh is accelerating efforts to bring human traffickers to justice, the law minister said on Tuesday, after a special court set up to clear a backlog of

Admission to all classes through lottery this yr: Dipu Moni

UNB, Dhaka :New students will be admitted to different classes including class l through lottery due to Covid-19 situation, said Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Wednesday."We have taken

Mutations not making Covid-19 able to spread more rapidly: Study

Reuters :The Covid-19-causing coronavirus is mutating as it spreads around the world in the pandemic, but none of the mutations currently documented appears to be making it able to

DNCC drive to evict illegal structures

Staff Reporter :Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) conducted a drive to evict illegal structures from the footpaths and streets of the capital's Mohammadpur on Wednesday.The drive started around 11:00