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Three assistant proctors of Islamic University (IU) have resigned from their posts following prolonged stalemate on the campus. The assistant proctors — Anwarul Wahab, Anisur Rahman and Abu Hena Mostafa Jamal Happy — submitted their resignation letters on Saturday. “I have resigned as no congenial atmosphere is prevailing at the university to work,” Anisur Rahman […]

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Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) will enforce a dawn-to-dusk hartal in Rangamati district on Wednesday protesting murder of two of its activists. Ching Khai Mong Marma, 20, son of Paiching Marma and Paithui Marma, 21, son of Mong Shing Marma, were beaten up in an altercation at remote Sonaichhari village under Kawkhali upazila on Sunday evening. […]

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Number goes up by 10 lakh in 4 years; terminal exams begin tomorrow Primary education seems to have received a significant boost, with the number of terminal examinees steadily rising each year. This year around 29.69 lakh class-V students of schools and madrasas have registered to sit for the largest public exam in the country, […]

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Bite as a Snake and Heal as a HealerPrime minister Sheikh Hasina has asked opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia not to bite as a snake and heal as a healer. She also asked her rival not to play games with the lives of the people of this country. The prime minister warned that nobody will […]

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Dhaka, Nov 19 (bdnews24.com)—Anti-Corruption Commission hopes to get the findings of investigations into allegations of corruption in the Padma bridge project by next month, its Chairman said on Monday. “Our investigation has made significant progress. The ACC investigation team will submit their report in the first week of December,” Ghulam Rahman told reporters at the […]

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Immigration police arrested 20 youths at Shahjalal International Airport Monday morning for trying to go to Thailand and Malaysia with fake and illegal visas. According to immigration authorities, five of them were trying to go to Thailand with fake visas at around 5:00am by a flight of Thai Airways. They are identified as Nurul Alam, […]

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Fire kills 11

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Hundreds homeless, 15 injured as blaze at night destroys Hazaribagh slum in city; all victims are women, children Dwellers of Boubazar slum in the capital’s Hazaribagh area wailing while some others feeling simply lost as a devastating fire razed over 700 shanties early yesterday, leaving them in immense distress. At least 11 people were killed […]

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Amanur Rahman Khan Rana Independent candidate Amanur Rahman Khan Rana won the Tangail-3 by-election by a huge margin on Sunday. Rana bagged 97,808 votes while Awami League candidate Shahidul Islam Lebu got 44,531 in all 96 polling centres. He was expelled from the ruling party on Friday last. The voting began at 8:00am and ended […]

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Products of Botanic Aroma found to be highly harmful People could be fooled by the name “Botanic” with an air of organicity but the fact is these cosmetic products have enough mercury in them to cause mercury poisoning. A mobile court yesterday sentenced the owner, his wife (also a director of Botanic) and a supervisor […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated two newly constructed bridges over the Sangu River ushering in new hopes for development of tourism and socio-economic life of the people in Bandarban. One of the long cherished bridges has been constructed on Chimbuk-Ruma road and the other on Chimbuk-Thanchi road under the […]

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Holy Ashura Nov 25

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The holy Ashura will be observed across the country on November 25, as the moon of Muharram month was sighted on Thursday. The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee at Islamic Foundation conference room with Director General of Islamic Foundation and member secretary of the committee Shamim Mohammad Afzal […]

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Rapid Action Battalion produces six alleged abductors of Parag at a press conference at its headquarters in Uttara on Thursday. Photo: Palash Khan Law enforcers Wednesday night arrested seven suspects of a gang of 10 involved in the abduction of six-year-old Parag Mondol a day after the boy was rescued by paying a huge ransom. […]

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