Fatal Friday: 22 lives lost on the road in 6 districts
At least 22 people were killed and nine others injured in separate road accidents in Habiganj, Brahmanbaria, Cumilla, Savar of Dhaka, Feni and Mymensingh today.
IU student beaten up by BCL men at RU
A student of Islamic University (IU), who was visiting Rajshahi University campus, was allegedly beaten up by some Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men who also snatched his mobile phone on the campus last night.
Schoolteacher, daughter killed in Noakhali road crash
A schoolteacher and her two-year-old daughter were killed when a lorry rammed into a CNG-driven auto-rickshaw in Begumganj upazila of Noakhali this morning.
Bangladeshi in Milan infected with coronavirus
One Bangladeshi living in Italy's Milan has contracted the novel coronavirus that originated in China's Wuhan city and has now created a worldwide panic.
ECNEC approves 8 projects with Tk 10,468.24cr
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved a total of eight projects involving Taka 10,468.24 crore including a first revised project for constructing Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Railway Bridge over River Jamuna with an additional cost of Taka 7,046.88 crore.
'Pope tests negative for coronavirus'
Pope Francis, who cancelled a Lent retreat for the first time in his papacy because he is suffering from a cold, has tested negative for coronavirus, the Italian newspaper Il Messaggero reported on Tuesday.
Washington DC declares 'Mujib Year'
The US capital Washington D.C. has declared “Mujib Year” from March 17, 2020 to March 17, 2021, marking the birth centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Iranian top official dies of coronavirus
Seyed Mohammad Mir-Mohammadi, a member of Iran’s Expediency Discernment Council, a council that advises Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, died on Monday from coronavirus, Sputnik News reports.
Country gets another science and technology university in Sunamganj
The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the drafts of ‘Sunamganj Science and Technology University Bill 2020’allowing the authorities concerned to establish one more public university.
Virus spreads to over 60 countries
The number of countries hit by the coronavirus climbed past 60 Sunday, and infections and deaths continued to mount around the globe, emptying streets of tourists and workers, shaking economies and rewriting the realities of daily life.
Three City College students arrested over clash with Dhaka College
Police arrested three students in connection with a case filed over the Thursday’s clash between two groups of Dhaka College and City College that left at least five injured.
Don’t’ let mosquitoes eat up votes: PM to Dhaka mayors-elect
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the newly-elected mayors and councillors of the two Dhaka city corporations to pay special attention to keep mosquitoes in check -- particularly Aedes -- so that the insects do not "eat up their votes". "There's a problem again
JU students protest over attack in India
The students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday staged a march protesting the communal attack on India.
Bangladeshi student asked to leave India after posting anti-CAA protest photos
A Bangladeshi student at Visva-Bharati has been asked to leave India for participating in "anti-government activities" after she posted a few photographs -- on Facebook -- of protests against the citizenship law at the university, reports The Telegraph, India.
Uniform entry test: Education minister’s meeting today with VCs postpone
An Education Ministry meeting on public universities' uniform admission test -- scheduled to be held today -- was postponed yesterday. The meeting set in Dhaka between the vice-chancellors of public universities and Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni was cancelled due to "unavoidable circumstances," A
Enrolling extra law students: SC fines City University Tk 10 lakh
The Supreme Court today fined City University Tk 10 lakh for enrolling more than 50 students to the law department each semester, in violation of the University Grants Commission's decision.
DUCSU Attacks : CCTV footage not traced in a week
Neither Dhaka University authorities nor police could trace the computer that recorded CCTV footage and its monitor in a week after those went missing from the administrative office of Dhaka University Central Students Union during series of violence on December 22.
Google Doodle celebrates Zainul Abedin’s 105th birthday
Search engine giant Google is celebrating the 105th birthday of renowned Bangladeshi painter, educator and activist Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin.