Arafat Rahaman

Reporter, Print/Digital, The Daily Star

US sanctions: Aziz plays victim's card

Former army chief Gen (retd) Aziz Ahmed yesterday rejected the allegations the US authorities made while imposing sanctions against him and his immediate family members.

5d ago

Spice prices shoot up by 20 percent

Wholesale prices of most imported spices have surged approximately by 20 percent in the markets of the capital, shortly after a Tk 7 increase in the dollar exchange rate.

1w ago

Secondary MPO schools must pay admission fees to govt

The government yesterday instructed all secondary educational institutions to deposit the admission fees collected from students with the state coffer.

1w ago

Alarming failures

Fourteen students appeared in this year’s Secondary School Certificate exams from Ghagoa Girls High School in Gaibandha’s Sundarganj. However, none of them passed.

1w ago

Lowest number of GPA-5 in 12 years

After witnessing two consecutive years of record numbers of GPA-5 achievers from the technical board, this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam saw the lowest number of GPA-5 achievers from the board in 12 years.

2w ago

Girls ace SSC again

Girls have done better than boys in terms of pass rate in the SSC exams eight years in a row, and they have also outdone boys in achieving GPA-5 for seven consecutive years.

2w ago

Govt again moves to extend primary education up to class-VIII

The government has made a fresh move to extend primary education up to class-VIII, six years after missing the original deadline set in the National Education Policy.

3w ago

Schools, Colleges: A reopening that defies heatwave and logic

The reopening of educational institutions amid the heatwave was marred by two teachers’ deaths and dozens of students becoming sick.

4w ago
May 22, 2024
May 22, 2024

US sanctions: Aziz plays victim's card

Former army chief Gen (retd) Aziz Ahmed yesterday rejected the allegations the US authorities made while imposing sanctions against him and his immediate family members.

May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024

Spice prices shoot up by 20 percent

Wholesale prices of most imported spices have surged approximately by 20 percent in the markets of the capital, shortly after a Tk 7 increase in the dollar exchange rate.

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

Secondary MPO schools must pay admission fees to govt

The government yesterday instructed all secondary educational institutions to deposit the admission fees collected from students with the state coffer.

May 15, 2024
May 15, 2024

Alarming failures

Fourteen students appeared in this year’s Secondary School Certificate exams from Ghagoa Girls High School in Gaibandha’s Sundarganj. However, none of them passed.

May 13, 2024
May 13, 2024

Girls ace SSC again

Girls have done better than boys in terms of pass rate in the SSC exams eight years in a row, and they have also outdone boys in achieving GPA-5 for seven consecutive years.

May 13, 2024
May 13, 2024

Lowest number of GPA-5 in 12 years

After witnessing two consecutive years of record numbers of GPA-5 achievers from the technical board, this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam saw the lowest number of GPA-5 achievers from the board in 12 years.

May 6, 2024
May 6, 2024

Govt again moves to extend primary education up to class-VIII

The government has made a fresh move to extend primary education up to class-VIII, six years after missing the original deadline set in the National Education Policy.

April 29, 2024
April 29, 2024

Schools, Colleges: A reopening that defies heatwave and logic

The reopening of educational institutions amid the heatwave was marred by two teachers’ deaths and dozens of students becoming sick.

April 28, 2024
April 28, 2024

Parents worried as schools reopen amid heat alert

As primary and secondary schools, along with colleges, reopen today, parents are expressing concerns about the scorching heat and its potential impact on their children’s health.

April 14, 2024
April 14, 2024

Traffic Alert: An information hub improving lives

This group has become a valuable resource for anyone who lives or works in Dhaka. It provides real-time updates on traffic conditions, road closures, and other disruptions that can affect your commute

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