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A breathing space in Dhalpur

With a much-needed playground, walkway and a rooftop garden, “Outfall Staff Quarter Park” was inaugurated yesterday in the city’s Dhalpur area to provide a new green space to residents.

  • Bangabandhu Birth Centenary Celebration: Media to display ‘Mujib Borsho’ logo from Jan 10

    Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury, chief coordinator of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee, yesterday urged the media to mark the countdown to the celebration in a festive, fair and creative manner.

  • Ctg traffic sergeants to get weekly day off for first time

    For the first time in the history of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP), traffic sergeants are going to get weekly day offs.

  • ICU, CCU at District Hospitals: HC wants to know progress from DGHS

    The High Court yesterday summoned the director general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and its director (hospitals and clinics) to appear before it on January 8 next year, to know the progress on setting up 30-bed intensive care unit (ICU) and coronary care unit (CCU) at district hospitals across the country.

  • Charge-sheet against Lokman in narcotics case

    Police yesterday filed the charge-sheet in a case lodged under Narcotics Control Act against Lokman Hossain, director in-charge of Mohammedan Sporting Club.

  • Uber, Pathao, Shohoz get BRTA certificate

    Three major ridesharing service providing companies -- Uber Bangladesh, Pathao and Shohoz -- have received enlistment certificates from Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to operate their service in the country.

  • Ntv Video Editor Killing Case: HC verdict on appeal, death reference Dec 8

    The High Court has set December 8 for delivering verdict on the appeals and death reference in journalist Atiqul Islam Atiq murder case.

  • No trade licence fee for pharmacies operated by women: DNCC mayor

    Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will not collect any trade licence fee from pharmacies that are entirely run by women, declared DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam yesterday at a dialogue session with teenagers.

  • Neuroscience research workshop opens at UIU

    The inaugural session of the five-day workshop “2nd IBRO-APRC Bangladesh Associate School of Neuroscience”, organised by United International University’s (UIU) computer science and engineering department in conjunction with International Brain Research Organization, was held yesterday at the university’s auditorium in the capital, said a press release.

  • Ducsu VP Nur’s office padlocked

    Muktijuddho Moncho, a platform comprising descendants of freedom fighters, yesterday padlocked Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) Vice President Nurul Haque Nur’s office room at the student union building, demanding his resignation from the post of VP.

  • ‘Solve Nurul-Tamohar killings immediately’

    Eminent personalities and family members of Nurul Islam, a noted politician who along with his son Tamohar were killed in a fire incident in 2008, demanded that the mystery of their deaths be solved immediately.

  • SM Ali’s 91st birth anniversary today

    Today is the 91st birth anniversary of Syed Mohammad Ali, founder editor of The Daily Star and a luminary in journalism of Bangladesh.

  • Suhrawardy’s anniversary of death today

    The 56th death anniversary of one of the greatest leaders of undivided India Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy will be observed in the country today.

  • Unplanned dev projects ravaging rivers: speakers

    Indiscriminate implementation of projects in the name of development have proved counterproductive, as those have spelt lethal blows to the very existence of the country’s rivers over the decades, said top officials and conservationists at a seminar yesterday.

  • Two held over Mirpur double murder

    Police suspect the murders of a woman and a teenager in the city’s Mirpur on Tuesday happened following altercation over money -- centring prostitution.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    HC summons health DG over setting up ICU at district hospitals

    High Court has summoned director general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to appear before it on January 8 to know the progress about setting up Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Coronary Care Unit (CCU) at all district level hospitals.

  • Price of DAP fertiliser reduced by Tk 9 per kg

    The price of non-urea fertiliser, diammonium phosphate (DAP), has been reduced to Tk 16 from Tk 25 per kg.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    PM returns home after joining COP25

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returns home after joining the “Heads of State and Government Summit” of the 25th Annual Conference of Parties (COP25) at Madrid wrapping up her three-day official visit to Spain.

  • 432 killed in accidents in Nov: SCRF

    At least 432 people, including 72 children, were killed and 882 injured in 386 road, railway and shipping accidents across the country in November, said Shipping and Communication Reporters Forum (SCRF) yesterday.

  • Admission Question Leak: Hajee Danesh univ forms probe body

    Authorities of Dinajpur’s Hajee Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU) formed a probe body, following a question leak incident on Monday.

  • Bidyapeeth Book Fair to open tomorrow

    A three-day book fair, organised by the Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Foundation, will open tomorrow (December 5) at the Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Bidyapeeth in the capital’s Dhanmondi.

  • Gold worth Tk 4.23cr seized at Dhaka airport

    Customs officials detained a man with 8.5 kilogrammes of gold at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early yesterday.

  • Violating Stay Order: Kishoreganj judge apologises to HC

    Kishoreganj’s Senior Judicial Magistrate Md Rafiqul Rabbi yesterday apologised to the High Court, for continuing trial proceedings of an extortion case despite the HC staying the proceedings earlier.

  • FCC alumni elects new leadership

    Old Faujians Association (OFA), an organisation of Faujdarhat Cadet College alumni, has announced its new central governing body with Mahbub Anam as chairperson and Lutful Hossain and Mohammad Nasir Hossain as vice chairpersons.

  • Capt Saifur Rahman new Gulshan Club president

    Capt Saifur Rahman, managing director of NetWorld Group, was elected president of Gulshan Club Ltd for the year 2019-20 at the 41st annual general club meeting on Saturday, said a press release.

  • ‘Administrative Reasons’: 31 staffers of HC Division transferred

    The Supreme Court administration has transferred all 31 employees of the affidavit and filing sections of the High Court Division for “administrative reasons”.

  • 4th convocation of Cuet tomorrow

    The fourth convocation of Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology will be held tomorrow on its campus.

  • 4-year-old killed in Ctg road crash

    In another agonising day on the road, seven people -- including two minors and a police official -- were killed in separate road accidents across the country, based on reports from our correspondents and a news agency.

  • Dhaka exploring all avenues for Rohingya repatriation

    Bangladesh yesterday said it is exploring all available avenues through bilateral and international mechanisms to send back Rohingyas safely to their place of origin in Rakhine state. An active trilateral effort with China and Myanmar is in place.

  • Using digital platforms for service info and feedback

    A roundtable titled “Prospect of Digital Platforms in Getting Service-Related Information and Providing Feedback” was held at Cirdap office yesterday, said a press release.

  • Accused in 15 cases arrested with firearm in port city

    Police arrested a man who stands accused in 15 cases filed over extortion and robbery among other charges from port city’s Khulshi area early yesterday.

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