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  • Graphic novel 'Mujib-3' unveiled

    The third part of graphic novel series on Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been unveiled at the Amar Ekushey Book Fair. Centre for Research and Information organises the launching ceremony of graphic novel ‘Mujib-3’ at the CRI’s stall on the Bangla Academy premises.

  • New CEC AKM Nurul Huda along with four other election commissioners

    New EC members to meet president tomorrow

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda and four commissioners will meet the president at Bangabhaban tomorrow.

  • Kunio Hoshi murder case verdict Feb 28

    A Rangpur court will deliver verdict on February 28 in a case filed against eight members of banned militant outfit JMB in connection with killing Japanese national Kunio Hoshi.

  • PM’s flight glitch: Probe report submission time extended

    A Dhaka court extends the deadline for submitting the probe report of the case filed over the emergency landing of an aircraft carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on November 27 last year.

  • Hasanul Haq Inu

    Draft of broadcast act to be placed next JS session: Inu

    Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says that the draft of the National Broadcast Act-2016 will be placed in the next session of the parliament for passage.

  • Paper book of Biswajit murder case ready

    The authorities concerned of the High Court have prepared the paper book of sensational Biswajit Das murder case.

  • Two suspected operatives,of Nakshal Bahini,banned Purba Banglar Communist Party (PBCP),killed,gunfight,Rab,Rapid Action Battalion

    ‘Robber’ killed in Rajshahi 'gunfight'

    An alleged robber is killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion members in Rajshahi city.

  • HM Hakim Ali gets lifetime award

    HM Hakim Ali, chief executive officer (CEO) of Hotel Agrabad in Chittagong, was honoured with “Life Time Achievement

  • Man 'hangs himself' over family feud

    A man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his Madarbari house in Chittagong city over family dispute early yesterday.

  • Rotary district conference held

    The central conference of Rotary International Bangladesh District 3281 was held at Mirpur Police Convention Centre in the capital on Friday, said a press release.

  • Obituary

    Rezaul Karim, a retired secretary, died at a city hospital on Friday. He was 85, said a press release yesterday.

  • Mohammed Asif Zahed

    Mohammed Asif Zahed Farhan died in Miami, USA on Wednesday. He was 33, said a press release yesterday.

  • It's about Facebook status this time

    Over posting a derogatory status on Facebook, Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists stabbed a fellow of a rival faction at Chittagong University yesterday, spreading panic on the campus.

  • Ruet teachers suspend strike

    After 13 days of continuous strike, Teachers' association of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (Ruet)

  • Bus-truck collision kills 4 in Sirajganj

    Four people were killed and 10 others injured as a bus collided head-on with a truck near Koddar intersection on the

  • Residents join Jatrabari schoolboy murder protest

    The residents of Jatrabari yesterday sought arrest of one of the main accused and justice for schoolboy Ridwan, who

  • BNP won't join next election under Hasina

    BNP standing committee member Goyeshwar Chandra Roy yesterday said the party will not join the next general election with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina staying in power.

  • Turkish Hope awards 124 winners

    International Turkish Hope School yesterday awarded 124 winners of the Sixth Inter-School Bangla Olympiad 2017, one of the biggest cultural competitions among English medium schools.

  • History books galore

    History guides the new generation as a lighthouse towards the right path. The way we view the present is shaped by

  • Emran's works feature at book fair

    Promising poet and litterateur Emran Mahfuz has four books featured in this year's book fair.

  • 10th Convocation: RU puts graduates in uncertainty

    Frustration grips the graduates waiting to attend the 10th convocation of Rajshahi University (RU), as the authorities have yet to announce the date of the programme even though two months have elapsed since the registration process ended.

  • 12-year-old girl 'poisoned' to death

    A seventh grader was poisoned to death allegedly by a stalker at Fazilpur village in Jhenidah.

  • People silent as we're in power

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader during a meeting in the city yesterday warned his party men not to indulge in abuse of power and misbehave with the people.

  • Four classrooms for 15 batches

    If you go to the Marine Science and Fisheries Institute of Chittagong University, you will surely come across a bunch of students waiting outside a classroom for another group to finish their class.

  • Learn English but don't forget roots

    A total of 566 students of 56 English medium schools across the country have received Edexcel awards for their brilliant academic performance.

  • Drop under-18 marriage provision

    Bangladesh should remove the provision in the draft law permitting marriage under the age of 18 to work for a country free of child marriage, said a senior official of the Human Rights Watch (HRW).

  • Saber disappointed at Pakistan's absence

    Inter-Parliamentary Union President (IPU) Saber Hossain Chowdhury yesterday said he was disappointed at the absence of Pakistan from

  • Indian mission holds visa camp for army families

    The High Commission of India yesterday organised a special visa camp for the family members of serving and retired armed forces

  • Three awarded for role in exploring archeological sites, literature

    Eminent personalities and experts yesterday emphasised conducting researches for exploring more archeological sites, literature and

  • Syngenta sings MoU with BKTTC

    Syngenta Bangladesh Ltd and Bangladesh Korea Technical Training Centre (BKTTC) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding