Students take to streets for 7th day, controlling traffic
Students for the seventh day took position on city streets and are controlling traffic systems as part of their demand for safe roads this morning. - Students made lanes on Manik Mia Avenue - Science Lab intersection blocked - Daffodil students checking licences on Mirpur Road - Students stage s
PM gives 5 buses to Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today presented five buses to Shaheed Bir Bikram Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College here. On behalf of the premier, Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) Chairman Farid Ahmed Bhuiyan handed over the buses to the college authorities at a simple function this morning.
Be patient and return home, says Education Minister Nahid to protesters
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has urged protesters demanding safer roads to be patient and call off their demonstrations.
Online application process for MPO inclusion begins on Aug 5
The online application process for inclusion of non-government educational institutions under the Monthly Pay Order system will begin on August 5, according to an education ministry circular released on Wednesday. The window of application for MPO facilities under which the government pays teachers
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 teenagers demanding road safety paralyse Dhaka
Thousands of Bangladeshi high school students have been protesting for a fifth 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
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
Students continue demo for 6th day
Agitating students poured onto the streets in Dhaka today (3 August) for the sixth consecutive day protesting yesterday’s attack on their fellows allegedly by police and “ruling party men” in the capital’s Mirpur.
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
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.