Monday, September 21, 2015



A kid, who is supposed to go to school, is working at Hazaribagh tanneries with raw hides in Dhaka.

Dr Atiur's books hit Ekushe Book Fair

Two new books of former Governor Dr Atiur Rahman, one in English and the other in Bangla, have hit

One held with gold at Dhaka airport

Officials of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) seized gold bars weighing around 3.5 kg and arrested one person

Ramkrishna's birth anniv celebration begins today

The Ramkrishna Mission is set to launch a four-day program to mark the 182nd birth anniversary of Sri Ramkrishna

DNCC razes illegal structures

A Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mobile court yesterday evicted illegal structures adjacent to Mahakhali rail gate.The court led

Mangal Shovajatra to be celebrated countrywide

Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor said Mangal Shovajatra, a festival during Bengali New Year celebrations which has been recently

Reading habit stressed to make kids potential

Speakers at a seminar called for taking necessary initiatives to build the reading habit and reading skills of primary

Azizul awarded best passport official

Azizul Islam, Assistant Director of Uttara Passport Office has been awarded best official in 2016 of Immigration and Passport

Please drop it: Quader

Road Transport Minister Obaidul Quader evaded questions about reports concerning his assault on Tangail MP Md Sanowar Hossain and

Workshop on 'The Age of Tech' held

A workshop titled 'The Age of Tech' held recently at Capstone Tutorial in Dhaka organised by 'Footsteps'.Footsteps founder Shah

Whip receives WLF award

Iqbalur Rahim, Jatiya Sangsad Whip and lawmaker of Dinajpur-3 constituency, received the World Leadership Federation (WLF) award at a

Govt to turn country into developed one: Chumki

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroze Chumki yesterday said her government has been working to ensure

Anti-tobacco skating rally held

AID Foundation, Prottasha Madok Birodhi Songathon and Bangladesh Anti Tobacco Alliance jointly organized a Skating Rally at National Press

Shajahan for observing Mar 25 as genocide day

Shipping Minister and Convener of Sramik-Karmachari-Peshajibi-Muktijoddha Samanwoy Parishad Shajahan Khan yesterday called for observing 'National Genocide Day' on March

Photo Story

A CNG-run auto-rickshaw turned down in the midst of the busy road in Farmgate area of Dhaka yesterday. The three-wheeler

Shahed Zaman's translations brought out in book fair

Three translation books of young writer Shahed Zaman have appeared in this year's Ekushey Book Fair. Zaman, however, claimed

CUB, BEA sign MoU

Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB) and Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). CUB chairman

Annular solar eclipse today

An annular eclipse of sun will occur today. It will start at 18 hours 10 minutes 54 seconds (BST)

Book Fair abuzz with huge visitors

The Ekushey Book Fair turned into an animated gathering through interactions among readers, authors and publishers. On 25th day

Footpaths off limit for pedestrians: POBA

Dhaka dwellers are not getting proper facilities of the city authorities' infrastructures due to the lax vigilance and lack

Hawkers occupy footpaths in front of DNCC office

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) is responsible to keep the footpaths hawker-free. However, the hawkers' fest on footpath in

‘Judgment not in Bangla violates Constitution’

Bangla is stated to be the sole language of Bangladesh as per the Article 3 of the Constitution. Consequ-ently,

Avijit Roy's death anniv today

Ganajagaran Mancha has taken a day-long program to observe the second death anniversary of secular writer-blogger Avijit Roy today.

Poetry of Darkness at AFD

Painting exhibition 'Poetry of Darkness' by artist Rashedul Huda has begun at Alliance Française Dhaka (AFD). The inaugural ceremony

‘Students are more science oriented now’

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said the number of students in science group has increased as the government has

Fire at city sawmill

A sawmill caught fire in the city's Khilgaon area on Friday night. Sources at the Fire Service Central Control