Monday, September 21, 2015



Risking life on a raft

The five-by-five feet raft, made of sponge wood tied with synthetic bags, and the boatmen are below 12. The

Hawkers warn DSCC mayor

Several groups of hawkers had been continuing their agitation against the Dhaka South City Corporation's move to evict street

Students demand safe walking route to school

Every person needs at least one hour physical activity for healthy life. As enough open space is not available

Press confce on geothermal power plant today

A press conference on Geothermal Power Plant will be held at National Press Club hall room in Dhaka at

Journos' demo for new wage board today

Journalists will stage demonstrations blocking roads across the country today demanding the immediate announcement of the 9th Wage Board.

HRW a hired organization, says Hasan Mahmud

Awami League spokes-man Dr Hasan Mahmud criticized the recently published annual report of the US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Three injured in factory fire

Three workers a footwear factory in old Dhaka were injured when a fire broke out yesterday.  Of them, Kamal,

4 Rohingyas held in Barisal

Police have arrested four Rohingya people including two women in Amtala area of Barisal city. The arrestees are-Syed Hossain,

153 buildings in DNCC area vulnerable: Mayor

The city authorities have identified a total of 153 buildings in the northern part of Dhaka as vulnerable. Of

IBA champion in BUP’s ad making competition

IBA of Dhaka University has become the champion in the grand finale of advertisement making competition 'Inter CreADive-2016', a

Eviction to continue

Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Syed Khokon said the ongoing eviction drive at Gulistan and its adjoining areas would

Ramakrishna Sevashrama unveils book on morality

A booklet on morality and ethics by Swami Vivekananda was unveiled on Saturday. Ramakrishna Sevashrama, Uttara published the book

JU annual sports contest ends

The 41st annual sports competition of Jahangir-nagar University (JU) ended yesterday. In the team wise events of boys, AFM

UK’s help for quality edu sought

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid sought cooperation of the United Kingdom (UK) for improving quality of education. "The United

Ties among parties must for democracy

President Abdul Hamid on Monday said cordial relation among political parties is a must for democracy in the country.

3 BD cyclists pass mountain 'Thorong La'

Three young cyclists - Abdullah Taher Chowdhuary, Ariful Islam Bhuiyan and Abhimonyu Saha, successfully crossed Thorong La, one of

Kabir made AUAP BD chair

Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of Asia Pacific (UAP) Professor Dr MR Kabir has been appointed as the country chapter

New BAAS body elected

Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS) has been elected its new committee for the session of 2016-17

State pressure on media decried

Editors and journalists decried the state sponsored pressure and repression on media, especially online newspapers and social media.The journalists

Catching of Parshe fish going on defying ban

Defying the restriction on catching Parshe (mullet) fry during its breeding period from November-January, a syndicate of fish fry

Ferry ghat inaugurated

Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said yesterday sufferings of the country's south-western people would be eased after shifting Kaurakandi Ferry

Journalists' nationwide rallies Wednesday

Journalist organizations will on Wednesday stage rallies throughout the country to press home their demand for constituting the 9th

Stoppage of BAT's program 'Battle of Mind' demanded

Every year about 6 million people die early worldwide and 70 percent of that occurs in developing countries like

JS winter session to begin Jan 22

Bangladesh Parliament (Jatiya Sangsad) will commence the winter session on January 22 and it will be the first session

Exhibition on anarchy in city begins today

Awami League will stage a two-day exhibition on "sabotage and anarchy carried out by BNP-Jamaat". AL Sub-Committee on Publicity

HC asks to produce two children 'held' over murder

The High Court yesterday asked Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner to produce two children arrested over a murder, before