College student got killed in Begumganj
A college student was killed and two activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League got wounded by bullet in a clash between two BCL alteraction at Begumganj in Noakhali last night. The desceased was Fazle Rabbi Rajib, 22. Police said Noakhali District BCL activists Mohammad Wasim and Mohammad Yasin, along with their..
35 injured over trifling matter of stalking a schoolgirl
Nearly 35 people got injured in a clash between two groups of people over stalking a schoolgirl in Sadar upazila of Habiganj district on Friday night. Locals said Faisal Ahmed, son of Afil Uddin of Jatraborobari village, was stalking a schoolgirl at a marriage ceremony at Alapur village at around..
Tornado damaged government primary school
A tornado yesterday damaged a government primary school including 50 thatched houses at Bakterpur village in Noakhali. Md Abul Kalam, headmaster of Bakterpur Government Primary School, said the schoolhouse and nearly 50 thatched houses were destroyed by a tornado that hit the village at around 4:00am. A lot of trees..
DU observes Bangabandhu’s birth anniversary
The University of Dhaka celebrated the 96th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day through laying of wreaths, discussions, cultural functions and children’s painting competition. Professor Dr A A M S Arefin Siddiqui with members of the university family laid wreaths..
National talent hunt competition 2016 starts
Nationwide creative talent hunt competition 2016 started today with a colorful rally that was brought out from Curzon Hall of Dhaka University. The rally led by Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, ended after coming at the Central Shaheed Minar. Education Secretary M Sohrab Hossain, Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS..
Schoolgirl rescued from early marriage
A student of class six was rescued yesterday from early marriage. In this case her (schoolgirl) mother was jailed for one month by a mobile court at Monirambari area in Muktagachha upazila of the district on Sunday for trying to marry off her underage daughter. She is Kulsum Begum, 30,..
Private college teachers demand MPO
A meeting of Bangladesh Private College Honors-Masters Teachers Association, Gazipur district branch demanding MPO was held on March 06 (Sunday). President of central committee of the association Md. Nekbar Hossain was present there the as the chief guest. The meeting was presided over by Md. Jahidul Islam, the President of..
College student murdered for ‘stopping premature marriage’
A college student died at Bogra Medical College yesterday, after being stabbed by miscreants for “stopping an early marriage”. Locals said when Jaharul Islam, 25, a student of Gobindaganj Degree College, was returning home on Tuesday, a group of miscreants stabbed him. Locals admittted him to Gobindaganj Health Complex and..
Book lovers get an hour more than the fixed time
The Amar Ekushey Granthamela, which had been a rendezvous for writers and book lovers over the last one month, closes today with the awarding of best publishers in a host of categories. On the last day (today), Bangla Academy extended the duration of the fair by one hour. The fair..
IU Teacher-Student’s Demo to Protest Priest Killing
Teachers and students of Hindu, Buddhist, Christian Unity Council at Islamic University (IU), Kushtia formed a human chain yesterday. They formed the human chain protesting the killing of a priest through attacking in the Sri Shanto Goswami Gaudiya Shrine in Panchagarh. In the meantime, they also protest the attempt to..
Expat student murdered in Dhaka
A youth was stabbed to death by miscreants when he tried to calm a quarrel between them and his cousin in the capital’s Donia yesterday. On vacation, Masud Rana, 23, of Barisal, who was studying BBA in a Malaysian university, had been at his aunt’s Dhaka house for the last..
Archaeologist AKM Zakaria dies
Abul Kalam Muhammed Zakaria, eminent scholar, archaeologist and also a former secretary of the cultural affairs ministry, passed away yesterday, at the age of 97. He had been undergoing treatment for old-age-related complications at Samorita Hospital in the capital since November. He breathed his last around noon. Zakaria left behind..
Students fall victim to Korea tension
Students in South Korea could start the new school year in casual attire after the shutdown of a jointly-run industrial zone in the North left the country with a shortage of uniforms. The academic year begins on 2 March and the weeks leading up to it are traditionally one of..
Two Bangladeshi students killed
Two Bangladeshi students were killed and another was critically injured in a tragic road crash in Sydney of Australia early Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Fahim Rahman Aunik, 22, son of businessman Aminur Rahman Oli, and Saqlaen Utsha, 22. They were from Dhaka and were university students there. A..
President asks students to work with devotion and Honesty
Terming students as future of the country, President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday asked them to work with devotion and honesty for the welfare of the country. You are the future of the country. You will be the architect to build Bangladesh in the days to come. So, you must have..
Another schoolgirl gang-raped
Again a teenage girl has been gang-raped, this time in Dakshin Khan Area of Dhaka. It is reassuring that the police have arrested five youths who are suspects in the gang-rape of the 16-year-old school girl. But the rising incidence of rape and gang-rape of young girls and women leaves us..
President urges students to be alert
President Abdul Hamid on Monday cautioned students against dangers of blind faiths asking them to remain alert so such dogmas could not impede their creativity. The president while addressing a programme on 70th founding anniversary celebrations of Ashek Mahmud College in Jamalpur said: ‘You have to devote yourselves in pursuit..
To protect all spoken words
The large building with its façade adorned with alphabets can’t be missed from the VIP road opposite Kakrail Mosque in Ramna. A wide flight of stairs leads to a display of world languages. Rows of tall panels on the floor of the gallery depict the origins and development of many..
Don’t distort Bangla: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges all not to distort Bangla while writing or specking for underscoring the need for further enriching Bangla. “We want people know different languages, but in doing so there shouldn’t be any distortion of our language, and everyone should remain aware and cautious in this regard…