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Daily Archives: September 9, 2019

Article19 call to end moibile, Internet restrictions on Rohingyas

Restrictions on mobile communications deepens vulnerability of Rohingya community, Article19 said on Tuesday. The decision by Bangladesh authorities to restrict access to mobile telecommunications services by Rohingya refugees violates the rights to freedom of expression, information and non-discrimination, ARTICLE 19 said today. Bangladesh’s initiative to limit mobile access follows the imposition by the Myanmar government of a mobile Internet blackout ... Read More »

39th General Meeting of Central Sharia`h Board held

The 39th General Meeting of Central Sharia`h Board for Islamic Banks of Bangladesh (CSBIB) was held at Islami Bank Tower on 9 September 2019, Monday. Presided over by Sayed Kamaluddin Jafree, Chairman of the Board, Shah Abdul Hannan, Advisor, M Azizul Huq, Chairman of CSBIB Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Pubali Bank, Professor Md. Nazmul Hassan, Ph.D, Chairman ... Read More »

Chattogram Test: Rashid wins it for Afghanistan

Chattogram – Test babes Afghanistan have created history defeating hosts and experienced Bangladesh by huge 224 runs on the 5th and final day of the rain-interrupted one-off Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Monday. Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan picked up 11 wickets on his debut as the captain to lead the team from the front, and eventually, ... Read More »

Bangladesh beat Muangthong U-17 team 3-1

Dhaka – Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s Football team now in the Thai city of Chonburi beat Muangthong U-17 Girls Academy team by 3-1 goals in their 2nd preparatory match at the TOT FC Stadium on Monday. The team is there to participate in the eight-nation AFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2019.Anuching struck twice and Tahura scored one for Bangladesh team in the ... Read More »

Zia wasn’t an illegal president, says BNP

Dhaka – Protesting the Prime Minister’s remark about their party founder, BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday said Ziaur Raman was not an illegal president as he was elected with people’s votes. “The Prime Minister made derogatory remarks about Ziaur Rahman in parliament yesterday (Sunday) without any reason. They say Ziaur Rahman was an illegal president. He was ... Read More »

GM Quader made deputy leader of the opposition

Dhaka, Sept 9 (UNB) – Jatiya Party Senior Co-Chairman Raushon Ershad has been recognised as the Leader of Opposition in Parliament while its Chairman GM Quader as her deputy. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury gave them the recognition, according a circular issued by the parliament secretariat in this regard on Monday. Senior secretary Zafar Ahmed Khan issued the circular a ... Read More »

SMEs to get access to finance, market; policy okayed

Dhaka, Sept 9 (UNB) – The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of SME Policy 2019, aiming to ensure access to finance, technology and market for some 78 lakh SMEs in the country. The approval came at the Cabinet meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair at her office. “The SME Policy will be implemented from 2019 ... Read More »

Dhaka South Mayor off to Singapore to learn urban issues

Dhaka, Sept 9 (UNB) – Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon left here for Singapore on Sunday night. The DSCC Mayor went to Singapore to gain knowledge ahead of launching ‘Communicable Disease Control and Research Department’ as part a five-year plan taken by the DSCC for controlling different communicable disease including Aedes mosquito, said DSCC public relations officer ... Read More »

“No Illegal Immigrant Can Stay In Assam”: Amit Shah

Dhaka, Sep 9 (UNB) – Union Minister Amit Shah today hinted that after Assam, the government’s plan to locate and weed out illegal immigrants will be taken across the country. Amid a huge discontent in Assam over the citizens’ registry, in which 19 lakh people have been left out, the minister said yesterday that the centre will throw “every single ... Read More »

Beginnings without end

Dr. Sudhirendar Sharma Early through the novel one learns a rather strange practice of women giving birth while ‘standing like a mare’, priding themselves that nobody other than the midwives witness the child birth. Read More »

Who killed the wandering rhino in Assam?

by Bikash Kumar Bhattacharya on 9 September 2019 • In February 2018, a greater one-horned rhino wandered from India’s Orang National Park into the nearby Burachapori-Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary. • In September 2018, officials lost track of the rhino. In June 2019, the rhino’s buried remains, and a bullet, were discovered close to a guard camp in Burachapori-Laokhowa. • Mongabay investigates ... Read More »

Chittagong Test: Rain delays start of fifth day

Persistent rain delayed the start of the fifth and final day of Chattogram Test between Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Bangladesh need to score 262 runs to seal this game with only four wickets in hand. Afghanistan, on the other hand, need to scalp the last four wickets of Bangladesh to register a historic win. Read More »

Bus plunges into ditch in Thakurgaon: Woman killed, 17 hurt

Thakurgaon, Sept 9 (UNB) – A woman was killed and 17 other people were injured when a bus plunged into a ditch at Sattyapir Bridge in the district town early Monday. The identity of the deceased could not be known yet. Quoting witnesses, Ashiqur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said the accident took place around 4 am when the ... Read More »

প্রাথমিক স্কুলের প্রত্যেক শিক্ষার্থীকে ইউনিফর্মের টাকা কীভাবে দেয়া হবে – বিবিসি বাংলা

বাংলাদেশের প্রাথমিক বিদ্যালয়ের শিক্ষার্থীদের সামনের বছর থেকে স্কুল ইউনিফর্ম কেনার জন্য দুই হাজার টাকা করে দেয়া হবে বলে জানিয়েছেন প্রাথমিক ও গণশিক্ষা প্রতিমন্ত্রী মোঃ জাকির হোসেন। গতকাল কুড়িগ্রামের শিক্ষার মান বিকাশের বিষয়ে এক মতবিনিময় সভায় মিস্টার হোসেন জানান, শিক্ষাবর্ষের শুরুতে যেমন নতুন বই দেয়া হয় তেমনি আগামী বছরের শুরুর দিন প্রাথমিক বিদ্যালয় অর্থাৎ প্রথম শ্রেণী থেকে পঞ্চম শ্রেণী পর্যন্ত প্রত্যেক ... Read More »