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    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.
  • Serial conman held in city

    Police have arrested a man on charges of misappropriating Tk 50 crore from different people and business entities by deceiving them over the last two decades.
  • ‘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.
  • Enforced Disappearance in Bangladesh

    A thousand days of wait

    Apart from eyes that fight weariness, each of them has one thing in common: they are all waiting for their husbands -- who had gone missing years ago in a notorious spate of enforced disappearances.
  • No lesson learnt

    It seems the lessons have not learnt been yet. Six months have passed since the devastating Chawkbazar fire, and Old Dhaka is still sitting on a ticking time bomb as chemical warehouses continue to operate -- mostly in residential buildings -- due to lack of action by the authorities concerned.