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  • militant killing

    Motion Timeline: 29 killings in 4 years

    Since 2013, at least 29 secular activists, publishers, minorities and advocates of free thinking have been killed in grisly attacks, which are believed to be works of militants. Trial for only one such brutal attack has been completed so far.

  • Univ teachers' strike to be off till Feb 23

    Public university teachers yesterday extended the pause of their indefinite work stoppage over "discrepancies" in the new pay scale until February 23.

  • Do not agitate halting classes

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday criticised public university teachers for going on an indefinite work stoppage and asked them not to wage a movement at the expense of students' education. "Dignity cannot be achieved through halting classes and examinations of students. Such a move does not go with teachers," she said. "Students will not accept it if you continue protests against the new pay scale, boycotting classes ... You have to keep education at public universities operational," she said.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina talks on ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

    PM intervenes to end row

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the secretaries concerned to examine the new pay scale's "discriminatory provisions" concerning different sections of professionals, including university teachers, and take steps accordingly.

  • Public varsity teachers threaten strike from Jan 11

    The Federation of Bangladesh University Teachers' Association (FBUTA) threatens to observe indefinite work abstention at all public universities on January 11 if the government does not deliver on its pledges of removing "discriminations" in the 8th national pay scale.

  • Nahid hints at meeting on salary row

    Following public university teachers' threat to close their institutions, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday