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Value-based education emphasised

Participants of a three-day long training workshop and seminar of teachers in Barisal on Sunday stressed on reality and moral values based teaching for quality education. Read More »

ACC grills ex-state minister Alamgir Kabir

Dhaka – The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday interrogated former State Minister for Housing and Public Works Alamgir Kabir on graft charges. Read More »

Housewife confesses torturing Aduri

A Dhaka court on Tuesday recorded the confessional statement of housewife Naurin Jahan Nadi, 25, in a case filed for repressing her domestic help Aduri. Read More »

2,415 kg Hilsa seized in Satkhira

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive seized 2,415 kilograms of Hilsa fish worth Tk13 lakh from a truck at Bankal Bridge in Sadar upazila of the district on Sunday morning. Read More »

40 years of Bangladesh-Vietnam diplomatic relations

Speakers at a seminar in the city yesterday underscored the need for greater cooperation between Bangladesh. The seminar was organized by the Nawab Salimullah Academy to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Read More »

Indian intruder handed over to BSF after jail term

An Indian national was returned to the authorities of that country by the Bangladesh authorities on Tuesday after completion of his jail term in the district jail for intrusion. Read More »

Fake ACC official apprehended

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday detained an alleged fraud who was demanding money from a businessman, claiming she is an ACC official.   Read More »

58 tin-shed houses gutted in city

A devastating fire gutted 58 tin-shed houses near Rony Market in the city’s Kamrangirchar area on Saturday afternoon.   Read More »

Crane collapse kills 2 workers in city

Two construction workers were killed as a crane collapsed while bringing down embroidery machines from a  multi-storied building in the city’s Sutrapur area early Friday. Read More »

Border Brutality: Felani’s case no exception

62 killed in Kurigram frontier alone There is nothing new in the brutal killing of Felani Khatun by Indian border guards. Such violence along the Bangladesh-India border is routine and arbitrary. Read More »

BSF takes away 34 cattle

Members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) took away 34 cattle from Bangladesh territory in Tentulia upazila on Sunday. Read More »

SUPRO for 6pc GDP allocation in education

Sushashoner Jonno Procharavizan (SUPRO), a civil society network, on Sunday demanded the government allocate 6 percent of GDP to the education sector to improve the quality of education.   Read More »

RMG workers’ grand rally on Sept 21

A grand rally of garment workers will be held at city’s Suhrawardy Udyan on September 21 demanding fair wages for them and revival of the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP).   Read More »

Asia Foundation organises book donation programme

DHAKA: The Asia Foundation Bangladesh observed International Literacy Day 2013 by organising a book donation event and children’s book fair on Saturday at the Rayer Bazar Playground, Sadek Khan Road, Rayer Bazar, featuring 15 exhibitors from local children’s book publishing houses, said a press release. Read More »

Bangladeshi youth hurt in BSF firing

A Bangladeshi young man was injured as Indian Border Security Force (BSF) opened fire on him on Molani border in Haripur upazila of the district on Friday night. Read More »

7 DU students among 30 hurt in city clash

At least 30 people, including seven students of Dhaka University, were injured in a triangular clash at Ananda Bazar market in city’s Chankharpool area on Thursday. Read More »

Muggers kill Banglalink official at Tongi

Armed muggers shot an official of private mobile phone operator, Banglalink, to death and snatched Tk 2.5 lakh from him at Tongi here on Thursday.   Read More »

261 missing in Rana Plaza collapse: Army

Bangladesh Army, which led the rescue operations at the site of Rana Plaza collapse in Savar, has said 261 people have remained untraced. Read More »

Army person killed by snatchers’ sedatives?

Corporal Tajerul Islam Taj, 35, was found unconscious under Khilkhet flyover on Thursday night, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner (media) Masudur Rahman told journalists. Read More »

DU admission tests shifted to Nov

The written tests for admission to first year honours courses of Dhaka University for the session 2013-2014 will begin on November 1 instead of October 11 as the university authorities changed the schedule on Thursday evening. Read More »

Lack of land for substations hampers power supply to Gulshan

The scarcity of land for setting up new substations is impeding a move of Dhaka Electric Supply Company Ltd (Desco) to improve the power supply system in the city two posh areas — Gulshan and Banani. Read More »

Improved Tilapia Germplasm to private hatcheries to improve quality

WorldFish through USAID funded Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia in Bangladesh (CSISA-BD) project distributed improved Tilapia (From 60 Families of 14 generation) germplasm to the hatcheries as an initiative taken by the WorldFish for improving production of quality fish seed. Read More »

India-Bangladesh border conference begins

Agartala: The India-Bangladesh joint border conference began here Thursday to settle various disputes along the border shared by the two neighbours, officials here said. Read More »

Khaleda condoles Justice Kemaluddin’s death

BNP Chairperson and leader of the opposition Khaleda Zia on Wednesday expressed profound shock at the death former Chief Justice Kemaluddin Hossain.   Read More »