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Ensuring a cavity-free Bangladesh

Ensuring a cavity-free Bangladesh

With an aim to ensure a cavity-free country, Bangladesh Dental Society (BDS) and Unilever Bangladesh's oral care brand Pepsodent celebrated World Oral Health Day yesterday through various activities in Dhaka's Bangabandhu International Conference Center.

  • Fire broke out Chattogram Singer godown

    Fire at Chattogram Singer godown

    A fire broke out at a godown of electronics appliances producer Singer in City Gate area of Chattogram city.

  • Road Safety Movement in Bangladesh

    Students call off demonstration till March 28

    A section of students, who were staging demonstrations demanding justice to one of their fellows killed in a road crash in Dhaka, announces to postpone the ongoing agitation till March 28.

  • Dr Kamal Uddin passes away

    Dr Kamal Uddin, a retired chief medical officer of Bangladesh Railway, died at a clinic in Chattogram city yesterday. He was 92.

  • Entrepreneur found dead in Ctg, suspect on the run

    A woman entrepreneur was found dead inside the storeroom of her café in Halishahar Housing Estate in Chattogram city late on Monday, that police are suspecting to be a murder.

  • Two young lives cut short

    Mamun was riding to Taratia Bazar from his Sardarpara village home in Jamalpur yesterday.

  • Dogs poisoned at Sylhet Agricultural Univ

    At least 18 dogs were poisoned, allegedly at the order of a professor at Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU), on Monday night.

  • Railway resumes eviction drive

    Bangladesh Railway (west zone) resumed the eviction drive to remove illegal structures from its land in Rajshahi city yesterday, over a year after they were forced to suspend it before the city corporation polls in July last year.


    Protesting Abrar Ahmed's death by road accident, Daffodil University students will organise a demonstration demanding justice and better traffic management.

  • Death anniversary of Zillur Rahman

    Today is the sixth death anniversary of former president Zillur Rahman, a veteran politician and Language Movement hero, an organiser of the Liberation War, and one of the close associates of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • Dipan Murder Case: Charges accepted against 8 accused

    A special Dhaka court yesterday accepted charges against eight accused in Faisal Arefin Dipan murder case.

  • Info minister says State Dept report 'biased'

    The Bangladesh government yesterday again rejected US State Department report that labelled the December 30 parliamentary election “lopsided”.

  • Nur still undecided on taking charge as Ducsu VP

    Newly-elected vice-president of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) Nurul Haque Nur is yet to clarify whether he would take charge of his post or not, at the first executive meeting of Ducsu on March 23.

  • #TrashTag challenge comes to Dhaka

    Earlier this month, a new challenge emerged on social media under the hashtag “TrashTag” that quickly spread across the globe. People were invited to clean up garbage and post the before and after photos on social media.

  • Amend ridesharing guidelines

    Experts and officials of ridesharing companies yesterday called upon the government to revise some sections of “Ridesharing Service Guideline 2017” for expansion of the sector.

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    Recognising role of women in all spheres

    Women's contributions should be recognised to ensure sustainable growth in the country, speakers said yesterday at “International Women's Day 2019 Photography Exhibition and Book Launching” at Art Gallery-3 of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

  • Abu Zafar Obaidullah remembered

    Abu Zafar Obaidullah Smrity Parishad yesterday organised a memorial programme to observe the 18th death anniversary of renowned modern poet Abu Zafar Obaidullah, at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum.

  • Belal Uddin Mahmood dies

    Brig Gen (retd) Belal Uddin Mahmood breathed his last yesterday night at Combined Military Hospital, after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 66 years old, says a press release.

  • Celebrating researcher-author Ghulam Murshid

    Author and researcher Ghulam Murshid is an exceptional writer in Bangla literature who has made his mark in almost all genres, National Professor Anisuzzaman said yesterday.

  • Scholarships awarded to descendants of freedom fighters

    India awarded scholarships to 2200 descendants of freedom fighters to commemorate the invaluable contributions of freedom fighters towards the liberation of Bangladesh.

  • Registration of Shuprovat Paribahan bus cancelled

    Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) cancels registration of a bus of Shuprovat Paribahan that killed a student of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) at Nodda near Dhaka’s Bashundhara Residential area.

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    Biman offers 10 to 25 % discounts on int’l routes

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines offeres 10 to 25 percent discounts on six international routes in a bid to boost tourism.

  • Ducsu polls: ‘Vested quarter spreading misleading information’

    Dhaka University (DU) provosts committee blames a group of teachers for spreading out misleading information over the recently held Ducsu election and urged the vice chancellor of the university to take measures against them.

  • Publisher Dipan murder case

    Dipan murder: Charges against 8 JMB men accepted

    A Dhaka tribunal takes cognizance of the charges against eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam in connection with the Faisal Arefin Dipan murder case.

  • The National Memorial

    National Memorial to remain closed from March 23 to 25

    The National Memorial at Savar will remain inaccessible to the public from March 23 to 25 over cleanliness purpose before observing the Independence Day on March 26.

  • Students’ road safety demand logical: DNCC mayor

    In the face of severe protests following a road crash that killed a university student near Bashundhara, the newly elected mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation said the students’ demands for safe road are “completely logical”.

  • Students call for countrywide class boycott tomorrow

    The students, who were stating demonstration protesting the death of one of their fellows in a road crash in Dhaka’s Pragati Sarani, call for countrywide class boycott programme tomorrow.

  • Young minds explore science and technology

    From innovative solutions to traffic jam to creating environment-friendly industries numerous scientific solutions for everyday problems were displayed on the inaugural day of a three-day science festival at Rajshahi Model School and College in the city.

  • Rebeka Mohiuddin's death anniversary today

    The first death anniversary of Rebeka Mohiuddin, wife of Awami League leader Mohiuddin Ahmed, will be observed today, says a press release.

  • Graft Case: ACC confiscates assets of DGHS accountant

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday attached the assets of Afzal Hossain, an accountant of Medical Education Department of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), on charges of corruption.

  • March 17 should be observed as 'National Day for Festival'

    Rajshahi district unit of Bangabandhu Parishad has demanded that March 17 be announced as “National Day for Festival”.