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  • A food bank for rainy day

    The underprivileged people of Borangile village in Sirajganj’s Chauhali upazila can sleep a little better at night, knowing that if they are ever unable to find work as day labourers the next day, they can easily borrow some rice from the community food bank.
  • Admirable but underappreciated

    If one visits the examination halls of Jahangirnagar University (JU), they will find some energetic youngsters in uniforms in front of the entrances, managing the flow of admission seekers relentlessly from dawn to dusk. Some may be checking admit cards while others directing examinees and managing the gathering of guardians.
  • Machines whirring at migratory bird sanctuary

    Around halfway through the Jahangirnagar University campus one would notice age-old rusting signboards with caution warnings like
  • Jahangirnagar University Logo

    JU Controversy: VC, family in a tight spot

    The Jahangirnagar University vice-chancellor and two of her family members appear to be in a fix with a JU BCL faction publicly claiming it had received Tk 25 lakh as per a settlement reached at an August 9 meeting at the VC’s residence.
  • ‘We demanded our fair share’

    Chhatra League President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and General Secretary Golam Rabbani demanded “4 to 6 percent” in cuts from a Tk 1,445-crore project at Jahangirnagar University, Vice Chancellor Prof Farzana Islam alleged yesterday.