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    Cheers for girls!

    Girls outshone boys across country in this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) results. A total of 70.43 percent girls passed the examinations whereas the boys’ pass rate is 67.61, said Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid while handing over the results of HSC and its equivalent examinations to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this morning.

  • Pass rate, GPA 5 lower this year

    Total 68.91 percent students pass this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations across the country which is 5.79 percentage points lower than that of previous year.

  • Guitarist Zeheen found dead in Dhanmondi

    Young guitarist Zeheen Ahmed is found dead at his residence in Dhanmondi of Dhaka. Zeheen, 26, son of popular rock band Miles’ keyboard player Manam Ahmed, was the lead guitarist of Mechanix metal band.


    Thousands of hearts were broken when Dhaliwood's most sought after actress Pori Moni publicly announced her relationship with RJ Tamim Hasan on Facebook.

  • Tahsan, Mithila part ways

    Married for over a decade now, celebrities Tahsan and Mithila are formally separating and will file for a divorce soon.

  • Accenture leaving Bangladesh

    Accenture, a global outsourcing firm that entered Bangladesh in 2013 by acquiring 51 percent of Grameenphone's

  • Accenture terminates all 556 staff in Dhaka

    Accenture, an American management consultancy, technology services and outsourcing firm in Dhaka, announces to terminate all its 556 employees from November 2017.

  • Housewife gets life for torturing minor house help

    A housewife is sentenced to life term imprisonment for torturing a 11-year-old domestic help and dumping her into a dustbin assuming her dead in September 2013.

  • Confessions of a madrasah student

    You can't help it. You see us from afar—our messy beard, unkempt appearance, the distinct attire that sets us apart from others.

  • 4 ‘Neo JMB militants’ surrender at Ashulia den

    Four alleged militants surrender to law enforcers who conduct a raid at a suspected militant hideout in Ashulia of Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka. The arrestees -- Mozammel Huq, Rashedul Nabi, Ifran Alom and Alamgir Hossain -- are aides of “Neo JMB” militant suspect Tamim Dari, Rab said.