Families of road crash victims meet PM; receive financial assistance
The family members of Diya Khanam Mim and Abdul Karim Rajib, who died in a road crash in the city, met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday (2 August).
Students stop police DIG, find no licence or papers
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of River Police Habib was cruising along Karwan Bazar in his black jeep, hoisting a signboard ‘police’ to avoid the students on the road. But the school and college students who are on the streets since Sunday had no time for hierarchy and spared him not. They stopped
Schools, colleges shut tomorrow: Ministry
Amid the growing student protest over the killing of two college students in a road accident in the capital, the government on Wednesday announced to keep all the educational institutions across the country closed for Thursday (1 August).
Students urged to return to classes as protests grow
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday (1 August) urged the agitating students to withdraw their blockades and go back to their classes as the government has fulfilled their all the demands.
Tackle student protest peacefully : DMP Commissioner
Commissioner of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Asaduzzaman Mia on Wednesday directed the police to tackle the ongoing student protest in the city peacefully instead of applying any force.
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.
Provide Tk 5 lakh each to families of Airport Road crash victims: HC
The High Court on Monday (30 July) directed the owners of ‘Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan’ to provide Tk 5 lakh within a week to each family of the two students who were killed in a road crash at Airport Road on Sunday.
ECNEC approves Tk 2,511-crore project to expand science education
The day’s (29 july) ECNEC meeting also approved a project for framing a master plan for developing the infrastructures of some 183 non-municipal upazila towns involving Taka 1,380 crore in a bid to improve the living standards of people. The LGED under the Local Government Division will implement t
Human chain formed to protest student’s death
A human chain was formed on Saturday (28 July) in front of Jatiya Press Club by Bangladesh Cycle Lane Implement Council (BDCLIC) and Socheton Nagarik Oikyo Parishad, to protest the suicide of a student, allegedly instigated by one of her school teachers.
2 girls ‘abducted’ from schoolyard
Two girls were abducted during their tiffin time in school in Srinagar upazila of Munshiganj district on Wednesday afternoon. The abducted girls are students of Class-IX at the Bhaggokul Harendra Lal High School and College and residents of Kamargaon village and Uttar Kamargaon village in the upazil
School ground under water for four months
The ground of Kahetura Government Primary School ground in Kunda union under Nasirnagar upazila has remained under stagnant water for over four months due to absence of proper drainage system. Villagers said students of the school have to wade through the water to go to the classrooms, and foul sm
42pc girls drop out before SSC
A whopping 42 percent of girls who take admission in grade-VI drop out before completing the secondary level, according to a draft report prepared by the government. Girl’s dropout rate is higher than that of boys, whose 33.43 percent discontinued school last year, says the report. However, the overall dropout..
Child friendly library gets an admirable reception
Child lirary are always plays an admirable role in developing Reading Skills and Habit for children. It enlightens our new generation in creating learners with awareness and humanity. A seminar held on Tuesday (20 February) on developing a safer and better learning environment to build reading skills and instill reading..
2.18-lakh children getting nutritious biscuits in Nilphamari
Two lakh 18 thousand and 534 students of 982 primary level educational institutions are getting nutritious biscuits daily during the school period under the School Feeding Programme (SFP) in the district. The information was disclosed at an orientation meeting on ‘Implementation of the SFP in poverty-prone areas’ arranged by the..
Brac distributes educational tools among 100 poor students
Some 100 primary students coming from poor and extreme poor families in the city received education equipment like schoolbag, Tiffin-box, notebook, pen and pencil free of cost. Brac distributed the tools in association with its ‘Urban Development Programme’ at a function in the conference hall of Rajshahi City Corporation here..
SC stays HC order for reopening Lakehead Grammar School
The Appellate Division on Wednesday stayed until Sunday the High Court order that asked the government to reopen Lakehead Grammar School in the capital, which was closed on the allegation of extremism link. Appellate Division chamber judge Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain also fixed November 19 for hearing the matter by..
Lakehead School shut for ‘militant links’
The district administration of Dhaka yesterday sealed both the Dhanmondi and Gulshan branches of Lakehead Grammar School, shutting all its activities on allegations of patronising militancy, inspiring extremist views and helping form militant outfits. Two teams led by two executive magistrates conducted raids at the campuses of the English medium..
B’baria Capsize: ‘Blame lies with school’
Parents have blamed the authorities of a school for overcrowding the boat that capsized in the Pagla river in Brahmanbaria’s Nabinagar on Wednesday (01 November). The boat was hired by the authorities of Birgaon High School and College to take around 100 Junior School Certificate examinees to their test centre..