Female school teacher detained over spreading rumours on FB
Police in a drive arrested a female school teacher from Dewakhali village in Kalapara upazila for ‘spreading rumours’ through 10 status updates regarding safe road movement on Facebook on Sunday morning. She was identified as Nusrat Jahan Salia, wife of Anwar Hossain Babu of the village in the upaz
Quader defends AL, says students attacked first
Awami League General Secretary has defended the assault carried out on general university students today saying it was the students who attacked first. “Will we kiss them if they advance towards Awami League office?” Quader told reporters at a programme in Dhaka’s Banani today
Dhaka’s Jigatala on edge as protesters, Awami League activists face off
A clash has broken out between student protesters calling for safer roads and Awami League activists in Jigatala, near the party’s offices in Dhanmondi. The clashes began on Saturday afternoon. A group of men wearing motorcycle helmets—some of them armed—arrived later on the scene and clashed with
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’
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.
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 students hurt being hit by ‘police vehicle’
Two school students, who joined the student demonstrations demanding justice for those killed in a recent road crash in the city, ‘were injured’ after reportedly being hit by a ‘police vehicle’ in front of Rajarbag Police Lines on Thursday (1 August) afternoon .
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.
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).
‘ 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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
bKash offers up to 20% cash back on Eid shopping
bKash, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country offers 20 percent cash back for its customers on bKash payment at selected outlets of reputed brands across the country on the occasion of Eid-ul Adha. The cash back offer is applicable at 2,500 outlets of more than 125 reputed br
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.
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