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Lalan Festival on at BD mystic lyricist Lalon Shah Shrine

Kushtia, Mar 21 – A three-day Lalon festival, which began on Wednesday at Lalon Shah Shrine at Chheuria village in Kushtia will end Friday. Every year, the Lalon Academy and Kushtia district administration jointly organise the festival in memory of legendary mystic bard Baul king Lalon Shah. The festival will feature Lalon Mela, discussion and musical soiree. On the occasion, ... Read More »

No exam for students of classes I, II, III

Dhaka, Mar 20 – The government has decided not to take any examination of the students of classes I, II and III. Primary and Mass Education Ministry has taken the decision following Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s directives, Primary and Mass Education Secretary Akram-Al-Hossain told journalists on Wednesday. “We’re taking steps as per the Prime Minister’s directives. We’ll try to implement ... Read More »

BD High Court bans movie on wrongly imprisoned Jaha Alam

Dhaka, March 20 – The High Court (HC) on Wednesday banned the making of any movie or drama on Jaha Alam, who was wrongly imprisoned for three years in place of the real accused, in connection with more than two dozen corruption cases. In response to a petition, an HC bench, comprising Justice Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul ... Read More »

ACC to seek stay on production of Jaha Alam movie

Dhaka, March 18 – The Anti-Corruption Commission or ACC is going to file a petition with the High Court today (Tuesday) seeking a stay order on making of a film based on the story of the wrongly imprisoned Jaha Alam. ACC lawyer Advocate Khurshid Alam Khan yesterday told reporters at the Supreme Court premises that the commission would file a ... Read More »

SAFF Women’s Champs: BD Women confident to face India in semifinal

Dhaka – Last time runners-up Bangladesh National Women’s Football team, now in the Nepalese industrial city of Biratnagar, are waiting with excitement and confidence to face four-time champions India in the semifinals of the six-nation SAFF Women’s Championship on Wednesday (March 20) at the Shahid Rangashala in Biratnagar. The 2nd semifinal between the two neighbours will kick off at 3pm ... Read More »

Full list of Bd freedom fighters by 26 March next, Minister

Dhaka, Feb 24 – Minister for Liberation War Affairs AKM Mozemmel Haque on Sunday told parliament that the government would publish a full list of the freedom fighters of the country’s War of Liberation in 1971 by March 26 this on Sunday. The minister disclosed this while responding to a written question by ruling Awami League lawmaker Mir Mostaque Ahmed Robi ... Read More »

Bd High Court rejects writ challenging oath by new MPs

Dhaka, Feb 18 – The High Court on Monday rejected a writ petition filed challenging the legality of oath taking by lawmakers elected in the 11th parliamentary election held on December 30 last year. The HC bench rejected the petition saying that there was no violation of the constitution by administrating oath of lawmakers as the new MPs entered into ... Read More »

BCB to host domestic T20 league from Feb 25

Dhaka – The T20 version of the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPDCL) will begin on February 25, announced Chairman of the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis Kazi Inam on Monday. While most of the other Test-playing nations have more than one T20 domestic league, Bangladesh only has the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Now, the local players found another place ... Read More »

Bd High Court asks for guidelines on physicians’ practice

Dhaka, Feb 12 – The High Court on Tuesday asked the government to form an independent commission to formulate a guideline for the physicians to conduct their private practices. Responding to a writ petition filed by five Supreme Court lawyers, a High Court bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahsan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader came up with the order on ... Read More »

Tk 68 bln Electricity bill in arrears, Bd Parliament told

Dhaka, Feb 11 – The total electricity bill arrears as of October 2018 stood at Tk 6882.95 crore, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid told parliament on Monday. Of the arrears, electricity bills amounting to Tk 642.98 crore remain unpaid by various ministries and government agencies, he said placing the statistics in reply to a starred ... Read More »

Bd NGOs Network for Radio, Com in UN SDG Media Compact

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is among more than 39 media organizations from across the world that have come together to form a Global SDG Media Compact aimed at advancing awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). United Nations the SDG Media Compact aimed to scale up engagement on the Goals as a founding SDG Media ... Read More »

New EU program of EUR 205mn to strengthen Education in Bd

Dhaka, 5 February – Today, with the launch of the Human Capital Development Programme 2021 (HCDP-21) the European Union confirms its continued commitment to Bangladesh for the development of the country’s Education sector. This EU-funded programme aims to provide improved quality education and training to Bangladesh’s young population. It will promote the implementation of long-term sustainable Education policies towards a ... Read More »

ফলাফল প্রত্যাখ্যান, প্রহসনের নির্বাচন বাতিল, পুনঃ ভোট চাই- ড. কামাল

৩০ ডিসেম্বর তার বাসায় রাত ৮টায় দিকে সংবাদ সম্মেলনে দেয়া ড. কামাল হোসেনের লিখিত বক্তব্যঃ মাননীয় প্রধানমন্ত্রী ও নির্বাচন কমিশনের দেওয়া আশ্বাস ও প্রতিশ্রুতির উপর বিশ্বাস করে জাতীয় ঐক্যফ্রন্ট অতীতের শত তিক্ত ও ভয়াবহ অভিজ্ঞতা সত্ত্বেও অনেক আশা নিয়ে একাদশ জাতীয় সংসদ নির্বাচনে অংশ নেয়।আমাদের আশ্বস্ত করা হয়েছিল, তফসিল ঘোষণার পরে জাতীয় ঐক্যফ্রন্টের প্রার্থী, নেতা-কর্মীদের হয়রানি করা হবে না। মিথ্যা ... Read More »

Bd political parties pledge on water in polls manifestos

Dhaka, Dec 25 – The International Farakka Committee (IFC) New York has noted with satisfaction that almost all the parties contesting the upcoming national election in Bangladesh have made mention of river-water and environment in their election manifestos. The commitments made in the manifestos would in future help these parties and alliances to decide on their plans in this vital ... Read More »