Academic activities of Rabindra University kick off on the temporary campus of Shahzadpur Mahila Degree College in Sirajganj yesterday. Vice Chancellor Bishwajit Ghosh inaugurated the activities. A total of 105 students got admission to the university. This is the 35th public university in Bangladesh. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid the foundation stone of the university on May 8 in 2015.
A woman and her two-year-old son died as she jumped under a running train with the kid in her arms in Gafargaon upazila yesterday. The deceased are Liza Akhter, 25, wife of Rajib Dhali of Dhamail village, and their only son Yeasin Ahmed, said Sub-Inspector (SI) Shafiqul Islam, also in-charge of Government Railway Police (GRP) station, Gafargaon.
Police in a drive yesterday detained three people with fake freedom fighters' (FF) certificates from Natore town. The law enforcers also seized some fake certificate making materials from their possession.
A woman, brutally tortured allegedly by her dowry-greedy husband, groans in pain at Sarishabari Upazila Health Complex with her left eye injured badly. Police arrested the accused husband in this connection.
A housewife was killed allegedly by her dowry greedy husband at Kachua village in Jashore Sadar upazila on Monday night. The deceased, Rahela Begum, 25, was married to fish trader Hero Hossain of Kachua village 14 years ago, family sources said.