Monday, September 21, 2015



Eminent recital artiste Kazi Arif passed away at Manhattan's Mount Sinai Hospital, New York on Saturday morning, according to

Bangabandhu Prokousholi Parishad holds AGM

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bangabandhu Prokousholi Parishad of Khulna Division chapter was held on Thursday last. The

Ramakrishna's birth anniv celebrated at URKS

Uttara Ramakrishna's Sevashrama  (URKS) observed 182nd  birth anniversary of sri Ramakrishnadev on Friday. Swami Dhruvensharanda Maharaj presided over the

UIU champ, DIU runners up in Energy Hackathon

United International University (UIU) has become the champion in 'Remove biomass cook stove with clean innovations' category while Daffodil

Why no prior warning on Haor flashflood

Environmentalist Syeda Rizwana Hasan questioned why Bangladesh did not get any warning about the onrush of upstream hill waters

JU BCL gets full committee

A 215-member full committee of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Jahangirnagar University (JU) chapter has been declared on Friday

Freshers' multimedia presentation contest held

Eastern University (EU) Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department arranged the 6th Intra-University Freshers' Multimedia Presentation Contest (IUFMPC) at

Women held with gold at Dhaka airport

Officials of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) apprehended two women along with 40 gold bars, weighing 4.625kg, from

Admission fair held at Bangladesh University

A 5-day-long admission fair of Bangladesh University concluded on April 27 on its Mohammadpur campus. The fair offered discount

Reformation of BWDB is a must: Activists

Coastal NGOs Alliance formed a human chain remembering the devastating cyclone of 1991 and demanded immediate reform of Bangladesh

Electrician dies of electrocution at Lalbagh

An electrician died of electrocution in the city's Lalbagh area on Saturday. Sub-inspector Bachchu Miah, also camp in-charge of

Mostafizur seeks specific guidelines for quality edu

Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman urged all actors, including educationists, to provide specific guidelines for improving quality

Walton AC replacement guarantee period extended

Local electronics giant Walton has announced to provide eight years replacement guarantee on the compressors of its intelligent inverter

SC awaits to hear appeals in 16 war crimes cases

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court is awaiting to hear appeals

2 women held with 40 gold bars at Dhaka airport

Customs officials arrested two women along with 40 gold bars, weighing 4.625kg,

Train crushes father, daughter in Gazipur

A man and his daughter were crushed to death under a train

Only Sheikh Hasina's govt works for women: Chumki

State Minister for Woman and Children's Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki said that when elections come all parties vie for


Md Mosaddequl Haque Lablu, a noted singer, breathed his last on April 17. He served as an officer in

Occupational Health and Safety Day observed

National Occupational Health and Safety Day-2017 was observed yesterday for the second time with a call to ensure safe

The outfit planned arms transport via water routes

After numerous crackdowns across the country on Neo-JMB's dens and routes, the top leaders of Sarwar-Tamim group were planning

BIWTA gets dredgers, other machineries

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has collected 20 river protective machineries including dredgers, tugboat, inland survey vessel and

Auto-rickshaw workers want separate lanes on highways

Drivers and workers of auto-rickshaws and auto-tempos are planning to launch a fresh movement to realize their demand for

‘Belarus a tested friend of BD’

Local Government, Rural Development (LGRD) and Cooperatives Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Thursday said the bilateral cooperation between Bangladesh

Foreign cigarettes seized at Dhaka airport

Armed Police Battalion (APBN) in two drives seized 265 cartons of illegal foreign cigarettes worth about Tk 4.77 lakh

Promote quality education: Nahid

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday called the private sector to come forward for promotion of quality and enhance

BNP tells AL to test popularity thru’ holding fair polls

BNP on Friday threw a challenge to Awami League to test its popularity by holding the