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Durga Puja begins Friday

Dhaka: The five-day Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, begins across the country on Friday. The annual festival will begin through Mahashashthi Puja on Friday and end with the immersion of the goddess’ idols on Bijoya Dashami on October 11. Some 19,000 Puja Mandaps are being set up on the occasion, according to Hindu community leaders. ... Read More »

Syed Shamsul Haq dies at 81

Dhaka, Sept 27 (UNB) – Versatile writer Syed Shamsul Haq passed away at a city hospital on Tuesday evening. He was 81. Haq, who had long been fighting with deadly lung cancer, breathed his last at United Hospital around 5:26, hospital sources said. He left behind his wife Anwara Syed Haq, son Ditio Syed-Haq, daughter Bidita Sadi and a host ... Read More »

10 JU female students get NEF scholarship

Dhaka-At least 10 female students of Jahangirangar University (JU) have got Japanese Nagao Natural Environmental Foundation (NEF) first grade scholarship for this year; while yesterday (Monday) JU vice chancellor Prof Farzana Islam handed over the awards with stipends money of 6 months to the students at the University administrative office. Read More »