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.
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.
Rain continues to affect city life
ight to moderate rain continued for the third day on Wednesday caused by the active monsoon left the capital’s traffic system in complete chaos, causing immense sufferings to the city dwellers. Although it has been drizzling since Tuesday nig
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
PM urges govt. employees to show creativity in service
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina moneday (23 july) urged the employees of the public administration to work with innovative ideas and sincerity for the welfare of the grassroots people.
Top 10 quotes of Stephen Hawking
British physicist Stephen Hawking, who is considered as one of the world’s foremost physicists, died today at the age of 76. Here are top 10 quotes from the famous scientist: Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. 2. The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it..
US students stage walkout against gun violence
From Washington to Los Angeles, students walked out of US classrooms Wednesday in the largest grassroots protest against gun violence seen in years, demanding action one month to the day after a deadly shooting rampage at a Florida high school. Hundreds of teenagers from Washington area schools gathered outside the..
US-Bangla Airlines plane crashes, dozen killed
At least 46 people were killed as an aircraft of Bangladesh’s private US Bangla Airlines crashed and burst into flames while landing at Kathmandu with 71 people onboard, 67 being passengers, officials and reports said. “According to our information 45 people who were on the flight were killed . …
Florida governor signs gun-safety bill into law
Florida Governor Rick Scott, a staunch ally of the National Rifle Association (NRA), signed into law on Friday a bill imposing a 21-year-old legal age requirement and three-day waiting period on all gun purchases and allowing the arming of some school employees. Within hours, the NRA filed a court challenge..
Academicians for conducting research to ensure quality higher education
Academicians at a seminar here laid importance on conducting adequate research works to ensure quality of higher education to compete with the international standard on Tuesday (6th March). “Quality higher education is evidently a critical element of development, which a country like Bangladesh must build, if it is to make..