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Prof. Yunus,& Dr.Yousuf,VC of DIU signed documents to collaborate Social Business

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, Chairman Yunus Centre and Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University (DIU)  holding documents after signing them on 24th December, 2015 to collaborate on Social Business research and knowledge promotion. Daffodil International University will start offering a short course on Social Business to its students in collaboration with the Yunus Centre. Daffodil ... Read More »

Raid on suspected JMB militant at Mirpur

Police and RAB personnel have started a raid on a house at Dhaka’s Mirpur, on information that it was used as a hideout by militants of the Jamaat’ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).Dhaka Metropolitan Police spokesperson Jahangir Alam told bdnews24.com that the raid is targeting the possible JMB hideoput in a house on the “A” block of Road Nine under Shah Ali ... Read More »

Fire at Dhaka slum

At least 30 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at a slum in Dhaka in the early hours of Wednesday.Fire service officials said one of the shanties at a slum near the Dhaka Udyan at Mohammadpur caught fire around 1:30am, which spread on to other shanties.Firefighters rushed to the spot and managed to put out the flames ... Read More »

Election officer suspended for power abuse

Additional regional election officer of Khulna M Abul Hossain was suspended on charge of violating rules and abusing power as the returning officer of Kalaroa Municipality election slated for 30 December, reports news agency UNB.The Election Commission issued a notification in this regard on Sunday.Signed by senior assistant secretary Sabid-ur Rahman, the notification said Abul Hossain, being Satkhira district election ... Read More »

India may use drones in Bangladesh

India is considering using drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-UAV) on its frontier with Bangladesh, a top official in India’s home ministry said on Monday.“UAVs are being used along the Western Sector to stop infiltration from across the border with Pakistan. Similarly, UAVs can also be used for monitoring of infiltration in the Eastern Sector,” India’s Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi told bdnews24.com ... Read More »

Govt lifts ban on social networking sites

The government on Monday lifted the temporary restriction on all mobile messaging and calling apps as well as social networking sites, including Viber, WhatsApp, Skype, Twitter and Imo.”We’ve withdrawn temporary restriction on all social networking sites as well as calling and messaging apps from now as per the decision of the government,” State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim ... Read More »

Journalist Faruk dies in road acident

Dhaka – Journalist Abdullah-Al-Faruk, who sustained injuries in a road accident in the city’s Kakrail, died at a hospital in the capital Sunday morning. He was 53. Abdullah-Al-Faruk, former chief reporter of the Bangla daily ‘Kaler Kantha’,succumbed to his injures at about 7:30am while under treatment at Square Hospital, said sources at the hospital. Read More »