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People of the Shia community brought out a Tazia procession in the city on the occasion of Holy Ashura. The snap was taken from Azimpur area on Friday.

People of the Shia community brought out a Tazia procession in the city on the occasion of Holy Ashura. The snap was taken from Azimpur area on Friday.

Work on to launch database on legal aid's strategic action plan

National Legal Aid Services Organization (NLASO) sources confirmed that work is going on to launch a database on legal aid's strategic action plan to ensure monitoring and accountability over its

Today’s Events

Opinion sharing meetBangladesh Mahila Parishad organises an opinion sharing meeting with the representatives of different political parties and citizen society in its auditorium in the city at 10:30 am demanding

ORGANISATION SNIPPETS

Women with Disabilities Dev Foundation  A seminar on 'Rights of Disabled Women' organised by Women with Disabilities Development Foundation (WDDF) was held in the auditorium of  SWID Bangladesh in  the

BSMMU cardiology dept's reunion on Sept 29

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Cardiology Department's Alumni Association will hold a reunion at the university on September 29.BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Kanak Kanti Barua will join the function as

4,883 adolescent clubs launched across country

A project for setting up adolescent clubs across the country was inaugurated at a function at Bangladesh Shishu Academy in the city on Saturday.Sate Minister for Women and Children Affairs

Water levels in 12 rivers rise, 79 falls

Water levels in 12 rivers stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise and 79 stations recorded fall.Among the 94 monitored water level stations, three are

President, PM condole demise of Vietnamese President

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have expressed deep shock at the untimely demise of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang saying it is an irrevocable loss for the

Dry weather likely

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Saturday predicted dry weather across the country in next 24 hours as of 9 am today as monsoon was less active over Bangladesh and became

Edn Ministry plans to digitalise audit section

M M Jasim  :The Education Ministry is going to install automation software to bring all the files of Directorate of Audit and Inspection (DIA) under digitalisation in order to check

Newly elected executive members of Bangladesh Photo Journalists Association paid a courtesy call on Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan at his ministry on Thursday.

Newly elected executive members of Bangladesh Photo Journalists Association paid a courtesy call on Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan at his ministry on Thursday.

Army Chief visits Rohingya camp at Ukhia

Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed on Friday visited Balukhali-2 Rohingya camp at Ukhia upazila in Cox's Bazar district.  During the visit, the Chief of Army Staff also distributed

'Desh Banchao Manush Banchao Andolon' formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday demanding release of BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia and other leaders of the party.

'Desh Banchao Manush Banchao Andolon' formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday demanding release of BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia and other leaders of the party.

Electronic device use prohibited in medical admission test

The use of electronic devices like calculator, watch and metallic pen has been prohibited in the medical admission test scheduled to be held on October 5.  A set of decisions

Journos awarded for promoting peace

Speakers at an award function on Thursday called for wider media focus on the concerns regarding extremism so that all stakeholders in the society can help promote peace and tolerance.They

BNP Standing Committee Member Nazrul Islam Khan speaking at a discussion on 'Role of United Movement for Fair Election and Our Responsibility'organised by Nagorik Adhikar Andolon Forum at the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday.

BNP Standing Committee Member Nazrul Islam Khan speaking at a discussion on 'Role of United Movement for Fair Election and Our Responsibility'organised by Nagorik Adhikar Andolon Forum at the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday.

DU Kha unit admission test today

The undergraduate admission test in 2018-19 academic sessions of Arts and Social Sciences Faculty disciplines under "Kha-Unit" of Dhaka University (DU) will be held inside and outside of the DUcampus

Dhaka-based Mohanganj people formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday with a call to establish medical college in Mohanganj.

Dhaka-based Mohanganj people formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday with a call to establish medical college in Mohanganj.

Internet users surpass 9 cr mark in Bangladesh

Over half of the Bangladesh's population is now enjoying internet facility as its active users has surpassed 9 crore mark.As of August, the internet users stood at 9.05 crore, which

'Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Parishad' formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday demanding 35 years as age-limit for Government job.

'Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Parishad' formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday demanding 35 years as age-limit for Government job.

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal 3

With steep pressure gradient persists over the North Bay and adjoining areas under influence of a depression, the maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised

Islamic scholars hail PM for official recognition of Dawra-e-Hadith

Leaders of Befaqul Madarisil Arabia Bangladesh (BMAB) on Thursday lauded Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for giving the Dawra-e-Hadith (Taqmil) of Qawmi Madrasas the status of master's degree (Islamic Studies and

Housing sector to boost if question not raised about income source: Minister

The real estate sector will get a boost if question is not raised about the source of income of the money spent for apartment buying, Housing and Public Works Minister

 113 journos given financial aid

113 journos given financial aid

Reiterating that the government firmly believes in freedom of press, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the journalists to play a constructive and responsible role that will be helpful

Nigeria needs to learn from BD about agriculture, says its minister

Nigerian State Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has said his country can learn a lot from Bangladesh in the field of agriculture.He made the remark when

Nat'l Skill Dev Authority Bill, 2018 passed

The National Skill Development Authority Bill, 2018 was passed in the parliament aiming to expedite the country's overall economic development through developing skills of the capable manpower.Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury

MOFA delegation meets UGC Chairman

A two-member delegation led by Dr. Ahmad Al Karim, Director, Maritime Affairs Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) called on University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan on Wednesday.They

Douglas Simpson new FAO Representative in BD

Robert Douglas Simpson has joined as the new Representative of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Bangladesh.Simpson, a US citizen, has been working on the forest governance

Khaleda can’t be freed thru’ movement: Hanif

Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif on Wednesday said no convicted corrupt person could be freed by waging a movement."BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia may be freed through the

Dhaka University teachers formed a human chain programme on the campus on Wednesday demanding release and proper treatment of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia.

Dhaka University teachers formed a human chain programme on the campus on Wednesday demanding release and proper treatment of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia.