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
Actors take to the streets supporting students
After digitally supporting the ongoing movement by school and college students, actors and other members of film and TV dramas have now practically joined the students on streets. They started gathering from the afternoon of August 1.
Quader urges students not to step into ‘instigation trap’
Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today urged the students not to step into any ‘instigation trap’. “After failing in the quota reform demos, the BNP and the fundamental forces are depending on the students and they want to instigate their movemen
Go back home to avert `acts of sabotage'
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday (2 August) urged the protesting students to leave the streets and return to their homes as he fears there might be ‘acts of sabotage’ anytime. Talking to reporters at his residence, he also alleged that the activists of BNP's student body Jatiyatabadi Chha
DMP urges students to return home
Claiming that the demands of the protesting students are being met, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Additional Commissioner Monirul Islam on Thursday (2 August) urged them to return their homes. “Already the implementation process of their demands has been started,” said Monirul, also the head of
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
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
3 SUST students get AF Mujibur Rahman gold medal
Three students of Mathematics department of University of Shahjalal Science and Technology (SUST) have received AF Mujibur Rahman gold medal for their brilliant results in honours and masters levels.
IU to terminate evening courses
The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia have decided to stop evening courses from all academic activities of the university.
39th special BCS seat plan published
Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) on Sunday published the seat plan of the 39th Special Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination. The seat plan is available on the BPSC website www.bpsc.gov.bd.
11 DU students get PM gold medal
A total of 11 students of Dhaka University (DU) were awarded with the Prime Minister’s (PM) Gold Medal-2017 by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in recognition of their outstanding results.
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.
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.
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
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
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.