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General students of Dhaka University staged a demonstration in front of Raju Sculpture of the university on Monday demanding cancellation of affiliation of seven colleges

General students of Dhaka University staged a demonstration in front of Raju Sculpture of the university on Monday demanding cancellation of affiliation of seven colleges

Nagorik Oikya Convenor Mahmudur Rahman Manna speaking at the press conference on 'Four Years of the Government and Year of Election' organised by the party at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday.

Nagorik Oikya Convenor Mahmudur Rahman Manna speaking at the press conference on 'Four Years of the Government and Year of Election' organised by the party at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday.

Govt undertakes project to give Swadhinata Stambha complete shape

Swadhinata Stambha (Independence Monument) in Suhrawardy Udyan is going to get a complete shape as the government has planned to start work of the third phase of 'Suhrawary Udyan Swadhinata

Army stall gets best prize at development fair in city

The stall of Bangladesh Army received the best prize among the stalls of 103 organisations at a three-day development fair on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises in the city.  A jury

Another cold spell likely in last week of January

Another spell of mild to moderate cold wave is likely to hit the country in the last week of this month.  "The current spell of mild cold wave is likely

Spanish team meets DU VC

A four-member delegation led by Head of Inditex Chair of Spanish Language and Culture, Spain Prof Maria Jose Martinez paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof

BAPEX to develop 108 wells for gas by 2021

Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (BAPEX) has undertaken initiative to develop 108 wells for increasing supply of natural gas aimed at ensuring energy security and its production."Of the

'60pc female garment workers face violence at workplace'

About 60 percent of the country's female garment workers have experienced some forms of physical or verbal violence at their workplace, according to a new study.The findings of the study

Non-Govt Teachers-Employees Forum in a fast unto death programme in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Monday demanding nationalization of non-government educational institutions.

Non-Govt Teachers-Employees Forum in a fast unto death programme in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Monday demanding nationalization of non-government educational institutions.

'Dropout rate at primary education at 18.8 pc'

Primary and Mass Education Minister Advocate Mostafizur Rahman said the dropout rate in the primary education now stands at 18.8 per cent.  "As per the annual primary school census of

Bangladesh's progress in education sector lauded

Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director Manmohan Parkash on Sunday appreciated Bangladesh's progress in the education sector and said ADB's activities would be expanded further in the country. "Bangladesh has

Chairman of IBMS Technology Zulhas Uddin Khan, along with other officials and guests at an entertainment evening-2018 organised recently at a hotel in the city's Gulshan.

Chairman of IBMS Technology Zulhas Uddin Khan, along with other officials and guests at an entertainment evening-2018 organised recently at a hotel in the city's Gulshan.

Pedestrians and also passengers suffering immensely as the water of sewerage line logging on the roads. The snap was taken from the city's Basabo area on Monday.

Pedestrians and also passengers suffering immensely as the water of sewerage line logging on the roads. The snap was taken from the city's Basabo area on Monday.

ORGANISATION SNIPPETS

Bangladesh Hawker Sangram ParishadA human chain organised by Bangladesh Hawker Sangram Parishad was formed in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Monday marking one year of eviction of hawkers

Today’s Events

City DeskDiscussionBangladesh Sammilita Sangskritik Society organises a discussion marking the 107th birth anniversary of noted thinker in the sub continent Syed Mahbub Morshed in the auditorium of Bangladesh Shishu Kalyan

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, among others, offering `Akheri Munajat`in the first phase of Bishwa Ijtema from Ganobhaban on Sunday.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, among others, offering `Akheri Munajat`in the first phase of Bishwa Ijtema from Ganobhaban on Sunday.

BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury speaking at a rally in the auditorium of Bangladesh Shishu Kalyan Parishad in the city on Sunday in protest against arrest of Executive Editor of the weekly Joyjatra Jahangir Alam Mintu.

BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury speaking at a rally in the auditorium of Bangladesh Shishu Kalyan Parishad in the city on Sunday in protest against arrest of Executive Editor of the weekly Joyjatra Jahangir Alam Mintu.

Cold wave continues over parts of country

Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions and the regions of Satkhira, Jessore, Kushtia, Tangail, Madaripur and Gopalgonj, according to a met office release issued

'Plan for setting up varsity in every dist'

The government has a plan to establish university in every district across the country with public and private initiative to ensure higher education at ease."Under this programme the present government

Today’s Events

Memorial meetA memorial meeting on 14th death anniversary of Journalist Manik Saha will be held in Progati Conference Room of Muktibhaban in the city's Purana Palton at 11 am.Press conferenceNagorik

British Council Country Director meets DU VC

British Council Country Director, Bangladesh Barbara Wickham called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman on Sunday at the latter's office on the campus. She was accompanied

Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, among others, at a seminar organised on the occasion of National Vegetables Fair by the Agriculture Ministry in the auditorium of Krishibid Institute in the city on Sunday.

Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, among others, at a seminar organised on the occasion of National Vegetables Fair by the Agriculture Ministry in the auditorium of Krishibid Institute in the city on Sunday.

More women participation in cinema underscored

State Minister for Information Tarana Halim said more women participation in cinemas would contribute to making a world respectful towards women and their rights as equal as male."Women should be

Death anniv  of journalist  Eqbal Rezvi  today

Death anniv of journalist Eqbal Rezvi today

Today is the seventh death anniversary of renowned journalist Sayed Eqbal Rezvi, former Associate Editor of The Good Morning. He died at the Central Hospital, Dhaka on this day.He was

Passing out parade of constables held

The passing out parade of the 161st batch of trainee constables was held at the parade ground of Bangladesh Police Academy (BPA) at Sarda in Rajshahi on Sunday. BPA Principal

Dhakabashi, a social organisation brought out a kite rally at TSC area of Dhaka University on Sunday marking 'Poush Sankranti'.

Dhakabashi, a social organisation brought out a kite rally at TSC area of Dhaka University on Sunday marking 'Poush Sankranti'.

62 disability schools in country, JS told

Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon said the country has a total of 62 disability schools."The government has launched 62 mental retarded schools at district and upazila levels," the minister

President of Bangladesh Noubahini Paribar Kalyan Sangha Begum Nazmun Nizam distributing winter clothes among the destitute at Nabik Colony ground in the city's Mirpur on Sunday.

President of Bangladesh Noubahini Paribar Kalyan Sangha Begum Nazmun Nizam distributing winter clothes among the destitute at Nabik Colony ground in the city's Mirpur on Sunday.

Week-long book fair kicks off on SC premises

A week-long book fair has started on Sunday on the ground floor of Supreme Court Bar Building with 42 stalls displaying and selling books of different types.It is the fourth

Death anniv of Selim Al Deen observed at JU

The 10th death anniversary of playwright Selim Al Deen was observed on Sunday on Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus in a befitting manner.Marking the day, JU Drama and Dramatics Department has