MBBS final-year student commits ‘suicide’
A female student of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of her house at Daspukur in the city on Thursday night. The deceased is Fahima Akhter Chandni, 24, an MBBS final-year student and wife of Salehin Rony.
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
PSC bans electrical devices at BCS exam centres
The authorities of Public Service Commission (PSC) has put restriction on carrying any kind of electronic devices during MCQ type written test for the 39th special Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination to be held tomorrow (3 August).
2 schoolboys drown in Cumilla
Two schoolboys drowned in the Dharma Sagar pond in the city on Thursday (2 August). The deceased were identified as Shihab, son of sub-inspector Abdul Mannan and a Class-IX student of Modern High School in the city, and Fahim. The details about Fahim could not be known immediately.
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
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).
bkash signs agreement with Shohoz Rides
Mobile financial service, bKash Limited on Wednesday signed an agreement with the app-based ride sharing company Shohoz Rides, to facilitate its passengers and drivers to make and receive payments by bKash.
‘ please take the right side’ : protesters to Tofail
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday got stuck for a while amid student protests as the agitators stopped his car for driving on the ‘wrong side’ of a road near Shahbagh in the city.
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.
2,202 from 36th BCS get appointment
The government appointed 2,202 job-seekers, who passed the 36th BCS exams, to various cadres of civil service.
MBBS admission test on Oct 5, BDS on Nov 9
The admission test for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) for academic session 2018-19 will be held on October 5 while Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) on November 9.
Prof Rafiqul Islam joins as new RUET VC
Prof Dr Rafiqul Islam Sheikh of Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) has joined as its new Vice-chancellor (VC) here yesterday (30 July).
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.
Missing JnU student’s body recovered from Buriganga river
Police recovered the body of a Jagannath University (JnU) student from Buriganga river near Sadarghat launch terminal in Dhaka on Tuesday evening (July 31).
Georgia University professor meets UGC chairman
Professor Amrit Bart, Dean and Director of Office of Global Programme of University of Georgia in USA called on Professor Abdul Mannan, Chairman of University Grant Comission (UGC) on Tuesday (31 July). Md AM Shahbuddin, Associate Professor of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University and Afshana Parve