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Tourists throng ‘Shimul Bagan’ in Sunamganj

Tourists thronged ‘Shimul Bagan’ in Tahirpur upazila to celebrate Pahela Falgun (first day of spring) and Valentine’s Day on Friday. ‘Shimul Bagan’, a garden of Shimul tree (scientific name Bombax ceiba), wore a festive look with the presence of hundreds of tourists in the area. Joynal Abedin, a tree love, planted about 3,000 Shimul trees on 2,400 acres of land ... Read More »

Pahela Falgun, Valentine’s Day celebrate

Streets in Dhaka and other big cities have taken a festive look with youths clad in red and yellow attires have started joining the celebrations of Pahela Falgun, the first day of Spring, and the Valentine’s Day. Pahela Falgun usually falls on February but this year it coincided with Valentine’s Day as Bangla Academy has revised Bangla Calendar to match ... Read More »

Khokon eyes Taposh’s Parliament seat

Outgoing Mayor of Dhaka South Sayeed Khokon has set his sights on winning the Awami League’s nomination to contest the by-elections to the Dhaka-10 parliamentary seat vacated by his successor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh. Khokon, whose reelection hopes ended after the ruling party opted to back Taposh in the Dhaka polls, collected the Awami League’s nomination form for the by-election ... Read More »

Valentine’s Day, Pahela Falgun coincide; add new flavour

People are set to witness a more colourful and joyous day on Friday as this year both Pahela Falgun, the first day of Spring, and the Valentine’s Day will be celebrated on the weekend. The festival-loving Bangladeshi people are ready to welcome and celebrate the day with great joy and love in a colourful manner. Falgun is the eleventh month ... Read More »

Manufacture of Passive Core Flooding System for Rooppur NPP

Manufacture of the first body parts of hydro accumulators for passive core flooding system intended for Unit 2 of Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh has been completed. Petrozavodsk Branch of “AEM-Technology” (concern of Atomenergomash, the machine-building division of Russia’s State Corporation Rosatom) is manufacturing the system. The passive core flooding system is a crucial element of the NPP's safety system designed ... Read More »

প্রথা ভেঙে যৌনকর্মীর জানাজা পড়ালেন মসজিদের ইমাম

বাংলাদেশে যৌনকর্মীদের জন্য গত ৬ই ফেব্রুয়ারি বৃহস্পতিবার ছিল এক মোড় ঘোরানো অধ্যায়। রাজবাড়ির দৌলতদিয়ায় বহু পুরনো যৌন-পল্লীতে প্রথমবারের মত একজন যৌনকর্মীর পুরোপুরি ইসলামি প্রথা মেনে জানাজা পড়িয়ে দাফন হয়েছে। পরে চেহলামেরও আয়োজন করা হয়। Read More »

IBBL gets `Gold Remittance Award’ for highest collection

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has received `Gold Remittance Award 2020’ for collecting highest remittance in the year-2019 conferred by the Centre for NRB. Dr. A K Abdul Momen, MP, Foreign Affairs Minister and Dr. Mashiur Rahman, Economic Affairs Advisor to Prime Minister handed over the award to Md. Omar Faruk Khan, Deputy Managing Director and Head of International Banking Wing ... Read More »

RU teacher allegedly ‘hits’ another teacher

Rajshahi, Feb 12 – Rajshahi University Crop Science and Technology department Professor Khairul Islam allegedly hit his colleague Professor Ali Asgar. The incident happened at around 12 pm on Wednesday at Agricultural faculty building. Prof Ali Asgar was brought to the university health centre after he fainted. Read More »