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Bangladesh Satantra Ebtedayee Madrasah Shikkhak Samity formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday demanding nationalisation of all registered Ebtedayee Madrashas.

Bangladesh Satantra Ebtedayee Madrasah Shikkhak Samity formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday demanding nationalisation of all registered Ebtedayee Madrashas.

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5-yr old Sumaiya missing for 23 days

Staff Reporter  :Police still could not trace five-year old Sumaiya after reportedly missing from the city's Kamrangirchar since April 23. The law enforcers, including detectives, are desperately trying to

Dhaka-South City Corporation evicted unauthorised structures being set up beside the road and on footpaths near New Market. This photo was taken on Wednesday.

Dhaka-South City Corporation evicted unauthorised structures being set up beside the road and on footpaths near New Market. This photo was taken on Wednesday.

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Ensure green growth to achieve SDGs: FM

UNB, Dhaka :Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Wednesday stressed the need for ensuring green growth in the country's economy aiming to achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs) and cope

Abducted girl rescued in Magura

Staff Reporter :The members of the Detective Branch (RAB) of Police have rescued a one-and half-year old female child from Magura, eight days after she was abducted from the

Verdict on BR graft case against Mridha today

BSS, Chittagong :The verdict of the sensational appointment and corruption cases against Bangladesh Railway (BR) officials, including the former general manager of BR, eastern zone, Yusuf Ali Mridha is

Millions facing famine in Yemen: UN Chief

Al Jazeera News :The UN has warned that 17 million Yemenis will be in famine unless the world sends urgent humanitarian help.Antonio Guterres, the UN chief, issued a call

Dinajpur boiler blast death toll now 14

UNB, Dinajpur :Another worker, who suffered burn injuries in a boiler explosion at a rice mill in Sadar upazila on April 19 last, died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital

Khaleda's plea for changing court

UNB, Dhaka :BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has filed a petition with the High Court to transfer the case of Zia Orphanage Trust graft to another court from the court

Pavement in front of Australia HC in city freed

Staff Reporter :Dhaka North City Corporation on Wednesday evicted concrete barricades from the pavement in front of the Australian High Commission at Gulshan in the city. The city corporation

Country under 'dictatorial rule': BNP

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Wednesday alleged that the government has created an agonising situation in the country by imposing a 'dictatorial' rule."The government has imposed a dictatorial rule by

Device found in Sylhet school, not a bomb

bdnews24.com :After a day of panic, students and teachers breathed easy at Scholars Home School in Sylhet's Shahi Eidgah area when RAB's bomb disposal experts ruled that the device

US businesswoman Phan Phan-Gillis sentenced in China on spying charges

US businesswoman Phan Phan-Gillis sentenced in China on spying charges

The Guardian :An American woman detained during a business trip to China and charged with spying was sentenced on Tuesday to three and a half years in prison, raising

Anisul disapproves CJ's remarks over administration

UNB, Dhaka :Disapproving Chief Justice SK Sinha's remarks that the administration never wants the judiciary to function independently, Law Minister Anisul Huq on Wednesday said the Sheikh Hasina-led government

People must not face torture, oppression

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinaon Wednesdayasked the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to make sure that common people do not fall victims to unnecessary torture and oppression

PM visits haor areas on April 30

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit the flood-hit haor areas of Sunamganj district on April 30 (Sunday)."Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit flashflood-hit haor areas of northeastern

7 HSC examinees held on charge of question paper leak

UNB, Keraniganj :A mobile court here arrested six HSC examinees and a cybercafé owner in front ofJoypara Degree Collegein Dohar upazila on charge of leaking a question paper minutes

Sher-e-Bangla's death anniv today

Sher-e-Bangla's death anniv today

UNB, Dhaka :The 55th death anniversary of Sher-e-Bangla AK Fazlul Haque will be observed across the country on Thursday with due respect.Different socio-political organisations, professional bodies and institutions have

Cattle deaths in haor areas raise new fear

Staff Reporter  :Death of six buffaloes at Batakandi village in Chhatak upazila and Bhukhali village in Jagannathpur upazila of Sunamganj district created a fresh panic among the haor people

Cars being parked illegally under the Kuril Flyover. This photo was taken on Wednesday.

Cars being parked illegally under the Kuril Flyover. This photo was taken on Wednesday.

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Ex-US President George H.W. Bush staying in hospital few more days

Ex-US President George H.W. Bush staying in hospital few more days

Reuters :Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush will remain for a few more days in a Houston hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia, the hospital said on

Ports asked to lower weather signal

UNB, Dhaka :The maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower their weather signal as the weather condition has improved.According to a Met

Film directors to boycott actor Shakib Khan

Film directors to boycott actor Shakib Khan

bdnews24.com :The Bangladesh Film Directors Association has announced a temporary ban on actor Shakib Khanin all film-related projects over his 'outrageous and defamatory' media statements in the controversy over

US black lists employees of Syrian center

Reuters :The United States on Monday blacklisted 271 employees of a Syrian government agency it said was responsible for developing chemical weapons, weeks after a poison gas attack killed

Debate on `Lady Justice` must not create chaos: Anisul

bdnews24.com :The debate and demand for removing the statue of 'Lady Justice' from the Supreme Court premises must not create any chaos, Law Minister Anisul Huq has said.He said,

HC for explanation over Upazila Chairman's bail

Court Correspondent :The High Court on Tuesday issued a rule asking the government to explain as to why the bail to Haimchar Upazila Chairman Nur Hossain Patwari in a

Construction of 560 model mosques okayed

UNB, Dhaka :The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved the construction of 560 model mosques-cum-Islamic Cultural Centres at district and upazila levels involving an

All govts behave 'step-motherly' with judiciary: CJ

UNB, Habiganj :Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Tuesday lamented that the judiciary faces a 'step-motherly' behaviour during the tenures of all the successive governments. "The executive never wants

Life expectancy in BD now 70.6 yrs

UNB, Dhaka :The life expectancy at birth in the country rose to 71.6 years in 2016 from 70.9 years in 2015, according to the results of Sample Vital Registration

SSC results on May 4

UNB, Dhaka :The results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations will be published on May 4.The results will be handed over to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina