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  Prothom Alo English Desk | Update: 08:06, Apr 11, 2019     Relatives break down in tears after Feni madrasa girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi dies at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday. Photo: Hasan Raja After fighting for her life for five days, madrasa girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi who was set afire in Songazi […]

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Dhaka University: Challenges for the future Photo: Star Mohammad A Karim The 2011 data-driven assessment of Dhaka University (DU) as to whether it can turn itself around by 2021 was met with silence except for the publication of “University of Dhaka: Making, Unmaking, and Remaking” in 2016. The editors hoped, “If a generation of people […]

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BNP acting chief Tarique Rahman is receiving treatment in London but has not made a full recovery, Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has said. The senior joint secretary general of the party informed the media about Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique’s health amid discussions about his return after a UK minister recently revealed Bangladesh had formally asked for his […]

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National Board of Revenue will not allow anyone to run business activities without VAT registration once the new VAT law came into force from July 1, said its chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan. He made the comment following a demand of Bangladesh Restaurant Owners’ Association to make business identification number, known as VAT registration number, […]

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Legends of Rupganj batsmen Mohammad Naim and Mehedi Maruf run between the wickets during their Dhaka Premier League match against Uttara Sporting Club at Mirpur on Wednesday.— BCB photo Title-holders Abahani Limited ended their Dhaka Premier League first phase on second position after losing their final group match against Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club by three […]

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Mirza Faisal Amin speaks during inauguration of a development project in Thakurgaon o Tuesday Dhaka Tribune Faisal hoped that the trend of such development will continue in the days to come Mirza Faisal Amin, younger brother of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, and Thakurgaon municipality mayor, has hailed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for […]

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Bangladesh all-rounder Mohamamad Saifuddin speaks to reporters during the break of a training session at Mirpur on Tuesday. — BCB photo If everything goes according to plan, Mohammad Saifuddin would most likely feature in Bangladesh’s opening match against South Africa in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales on June 2. Saifuddin […]

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An aerial view shows a cluster of tall buildings constructed leaving hardly any space in between at Nikunja in Dhaka. The photo w taken on Tuesday — New Age photo The Anti-Corruption Commission has decided to ask the Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha to inform the commission about the actions the city development authority had taken against […]

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The dos and don’ts of handling emergency situations The efforts of medical and fire services helped save many lives in the devastating Banani fire last month. But perhaps more lives could have been saved had some things been done differently. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN MR Khan Over the past two decades of working in the risk-consulting […]

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Malaysian authorities on Monday were on the lookout for boats believed to be carrying up to 200 Rohingya after dozens of migrants were found near a beach in the country’s north. Scores of Rohingya Muslims have boarded boats in recent months to try to reach Malaysia, part of what authorities fear could be a new […]

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The Working Committee on Anti-Money Laundering-Combating Financing of Terrorism has directed all the ports in the country to install scanners to examine incoming and outgoing goods to prevent the siphoning off money through export and import. At a recent meeting, the committee has also asked the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to make sure that […]

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7 arrested in case filed over attempted murder of Feni madrasa girl Nusrat   Nazmul Hoque Shamim, Feni Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Published: 09 Apr 2019 12:48 AM BdST Updated: 09 Apr 2019 02:28 AM BdST A female student of a madrasa in Feni was admitted to the DMCH’s burn unit on Saturday after she was set […]

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