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PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin

PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin

Staff Reporter :The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee Examinations-2017 began on Sunday at 7200 centres. Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman visited the Ideal Government Primary School,

ABT leader held over Avijit, Xulhaz murder

Staff Reporter :A leader of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team(ABT) was arrested on Saturday from Badaldi road in Baunia here in blogger and writer Avijit Roy and USAID

Make public names of persons involved, MP Farazi urges govt

Star Online Report :Independent lawmaker Rustam Ali Farazi on Sunday urged the government to make public the names of businessmen whose names came out in the Paradise paper leak."The

500cr pieces of egg still deficit

Anisul Islam Noor :Despite the increase of production in the country's poultry farms, there are still deficit of around 500 crore pieces of eggs against its annual demand, reveals

Govt to be forced to accept demand: BNP

UNB, Dhaka :BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Sunday said their party will force the government to accept their demand for holding the next polls under a neutral

Ball in NBR's court to find wrongdoing

UNB, Dhaka :The release of the Paradise Papers brings the number of Bangladeshi 'Officers' named in the ICIJ's database of offshore leaks, that commenced with the Panama Papers in

`Evil design` behind delay in appointing new CJ: Moudud

UNB, Dhaka :BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Sunday termed the delay in appointing the new Chief Justice an 'evil design' of the government.Speaking at a discussion, he also

Man sent to jail for helping younger brother in PEC exam

Staff Reporter :Md Shafiqul Islam, a third year student of Ananda Mohan College, has been awarded two years jail on charge of question forgery and helping his brother during

Promote traditional medicine for ensuring health for all

Staff Reporter :Speakers at a health conference in the capital city called for promoting the traditional medicine like Ayurved and Unani in the interest of health care for all.Stressing

Ex-Dy Speaker Akhtar Hamid dead

Ex-Dy Speaker Akhtar Hamid dead

UNB, Dhaka :Former deputy speaker of Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad Akhtar Hamid Siddiqui passed away at a city hospital on Sunday. He was 71.Siddiqui, also a memberof BNP chairperson's advisory

Universities lack day care centres

Staff Reporter :The gender experts, researchers and academicians underscored the need of establishing day care centres in all the public and private universities with a view to helping the

When the pain becomes never-ending! Unplanned and uncoordinated digging of roads in different city areas is going on for a long time making the dwellers' daily life miserable, causing sufferings to commuters every day. But nobody knows when it will end as the utility providers do not bother about anguish of the people. The photo was taken on Sunday from city's Badda area.

When the pain becomes never-ending! Unplanned and uncoordinated digging of roads in different city areas is going on for a long time making the dwellers' daily life miserable, causing sufferings to commuters every day. But nobody knows when it will end as the utility providers do not bother about anguish of the people. The photo was taken on Sunday from city's Badda area.

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MP Rana's bail plea rejected

UNB, Dhaka :The High Court on Sunday discharged the rule issued asking the government why Tangail's Awami League lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana should not be granted bailin freedom

Suu Kyi honours revoked amid Rohingya backlash

Al Jazeera News :Student activists in the UK are working to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of honours bestowed on her during the course of her career as a

Husband, driver remanded over RU student abduction

UNB, Rajshahi :A court here on Sunday placed Sohel Rahman, husband of the abducted female student of Rajshahi University, and microbus driver Jahidul Islam on a one-day remand in

Missing youth found dead in Comilla

UNB, Comilla :A young man, who had gone missing three days ago, was found dead in a pond near Bazar road in Daudkandi upazila on Saturday night.The deceased was

Singer Bari Siddiqui hospitalised

UNB, Dhaka :Eminent folk singer and composer Bari Siddiqui was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Square Hospital on Friday night.Shabbir Siddiqui, son of Bari Siddiqui, told

Narrow win for Victorians

Sports Reporter :Comilla Victorians posted a narrow 14-run victory over Rangpur Riders in their match of the AKS Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 Cricket at the flood-lit Sher-e-Bangla National

Dhaka Lit Fest ends

Staff Reporter  :The seventh edition of Dhaka Lit Fest, an international literature festival, ended on Saturday.Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith was present in the closing ceremony in the

BCL men attack JCD demo at IU: 3 injured

UNB, Kushtia :A group of activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Islamic University (IU) unit in Kushtia attacked a rally of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) with sharp weapons

Serve people with positive attitude

UNB, Dhaka :President Abdul Hamid on Saturday asked public officials to come up with a positive attitude to take government services to the doorsteps of common people and work

Drug peddler' killed in Keraniganj gunfight

UNB, Keraniganj :A suspected drug peddler was killed in a 'gunfight' with the members of Detective Branch of police in Khejurbagh area here early Saturday.A team of DB police

Thousands celebrate end of Mugabe era

BBC Online :Jubilant scenes are unfolding on the streets of Zimbabwean cities, as protests demanding the resignation of President Robert Mugabe have turned into a celebration of the army's

PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin today

Staff Reporter :The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee Examinations-2017 begin today (Sunday) across the country. The number of the cnetres is about 7,200 across the country and 12

Binders are busy to complete text books to handover to the students in time. This photo was taken from city's Sutrapur area on Saturday.

Binders are busy to complete text books to handover to the students in time. This photo was taken from city's Sutrapur area on Saturday.

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Awal Mintoo, family named in Paradise Papers leaks

bdnews24.com :Businessman and BNP Advisory Council member Abdul Awal Mintoo, his wife and three sons have been named in the Paradise Papers leaks.Mintoo, former president of the Federation of

EC vows to take tough action against graft

bdnews24.com :The Election Commission, or EC, is prepared to take tough action against any irregularity, harassment and financial corruption involved in national identification services.The National Identity Registration Wing has

India's Manushi crowned Miss World 2017

India's Manushi crowned Miss World 2017

IANS :India's Manushi Chillar has won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant in Sanya, China, 16 years after Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000.Chillar competed against 108 contestants

ICRC Director for Asia, Pacific due today

UNB, Dhaka :Boris Michel, ICRC regional director for Asia and the Pacific, arrives here on a five-day visit on Sunday to see for himself the Rohingya situation on the

ACC to gear up graft prevention acts

UNB, Dhaka :Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Iqbal Mahmood has said the Commission will gear up its graft prevention activities in the coming days involving the young generation