Nationwide student protests enter fifth day in Bangladesh
Bangladesh shut down high schools across the country on Thursday as tens of thousands of student protested for a fifth straight day after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus. Bangladesh’s transport sector is widely seen as corrupt, unregulated, and dangerous, and as news of the teenagers’
Bangladesh: Mass student protests after deadly road accident
Bangladesh shuts down high schools as tens of thousands of students take to streets after two teens were killed by bus. Tens of thousands of students in Bangladesh have rallied for a fifth consecutive day after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus.
Making Youth Voices Count
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) is hosting the fifth Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) to amplify the voices of young citizens and inform and include them in the processes that shape national policies. This engagement is imperative to reflect upon the existing challenges and opportunities face
Take action against drivers who are under-age, without licence: PMO
The Prime Minister’s Office today directed the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) and Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to take legal action against drivers who are under-age and are plying vehicles without driving licence. It also directed the two concerned authorities to take legal action a
PM asks for tough steps against road crash
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, on Tuesday, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed them for taking tough steps against the people who are responsible for the Sunday’s road crash.
bKash offers up to 20% cash back on Eid shopping
bKash, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country offers 20 percent cash back for its customers on bKash payment at selected outlets of reputed brands across the country on the occasion of Eid-ul Adha. The cash back offer is applicable at 2,500 outlets of more than 125 reputed br
PM unveils cover of book on Bangabandhu’s prison life
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday unveiled the cover of a book titled '3053 Days' composed on the prison life of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Bangladeshi student grand champion in global arithmetic competition
Sharif Adibur Rahman , a class eight student of European Standard School (ESS) in city’s Dhanmondi area, has become the grand champion at the Aloha Mental Arithmetic International Competition-2018 in Russia. The competition was held at the World Trade Center in Moscow on July 22, said a press relea
Proposal for Eid holidays at Albany’s academic institutions
Bangladesh Consul General in New York Sadia Faizunnesa proposed for declaring Eid holidays at the Albany city’s academic institutions on the Muslims greatest celebrations as she called on its mayor Albany Kathy M Sheehan at the latter’s office yesterday.
Attack on Zafar Iqbal: Charges pressed against Faizul, 5 others
Police on Thursday (26 July) pressed charges against six people,including Faizul Hasan Foyez, in connection with the attack on renowned writer Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal on Shahajalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) campus.
Teen commits suicide, blames teacher in note
A teenager has committed suicide in Dhaka’s Shahjahanpur, blaming her school teacher in a note for taking her answer script away during an examination.
Spending on education is an investment, says PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday (25 July) said spending money on education sector is a great investment for the future, not an expense.
College student 'commits suicide'
A college student allegedly committed suicide at Pachpota village in Kolaroa upazila of Satkhira early Wednesday (25 July).
Pay fuel bills through bKash
bKash Limited, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country signed an agreement with Digital Tree Bangladesh Limited recently enabling its customers to pay bills at fuel and CNG stations through ‘Shubidha’, a mobile app developed by Digital Tree.
rape attempt on Class-IV student in Bogura
Police on Tuesday arrested a teenage boy for allegedly trying to rape a Class-IV girl at Borachapra village in Dupchanchia upazila.
Rain likely to continue for 4days more
ommuters have been suffering as many thoroughfares of Dhaka city have gone under water due to heavy rainfall owing to active monsoon over Bangladesh.The rain is expected to continue for the next four to five days, said Arif Hossain, a meteorologist of the Bangladesh Meteorological Department.
DC conference begins today
The annual conference of the deputy commissioners (DCs) gets underway in the capital today, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina likely to give them some directives ahead of the upcoming parliamentary polls.
NSU student found dead a day after he went missing
Police recovered the body of a North South University student from a canal at Gazaria upazila of Munshinganj district yesterday morning a day after he went missing.The deceased was identified as Md Saidur Rahman Payel, a 5th semester student of the business department at the university, said Officer