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Students demand reinstatement GPA system


A group of admission seeker students under 2020-21 academic session have staged a human-chain on Tuesday at the base

Expanding hazardous list for prohibiting child labour


After separation of his parents, minor boy Robiul who just crossed 10 years, had to start work with his

Fabiana Aziz joins Partex Star Group


One of the largest local conglomerate Partex Star Group gets Fabiana Aziz as new Deputy Managing Director.  A business

Historic flag hoisting day observed at DU


The Dhaka University (DU) authority on Tuesday observed the historic 'Flag Hoisting Day' on the campus in a befitting

Fulbright Distinguished Awards announced


The US Embassy, Dhaka sent a press release to The Asian Age on Tuesday. According to the press release,

Demo halts Dhaka's rail link with northern dists


Commuters on Tuesday staged demonstrations at Joydebpur rail station in Gazipur for an hour to press home their 10-point

Indictment hearing against Dihan March 21


A court set March 21 for holding hearing on charge framing against Tanvir Iftekhar Dihan, the sole accused in

Akber to lead BPCCI


Akber Hakim has been re-elected President of Bangladesh Philippines Chamber of Commerce  and  Industry (BPCCI) in its recently held

4 held for anti-govt fb remarks


At least four persons have been sued in the city for publishing anti-government remarks through Facebook status. A case

JS body for satellite city adjacent to Dhaka


The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Housing and Public Works Ministry on Tuesday recommended for building planned satellite city adjacent

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Thai PM for 'vaccine passports' to boost tourism


Thailand's prime minister said on Tuesday he has commissioned a study to look into issuing COVID-19 vaccination certificates for

US sanctions for Navalny may come


The United States is expected to impose sanctions to punish Russia for the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

Nigerian schoolgirls recount kidnap ordeal


Gunmen have freed all 279 girls kidnapped from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria, officials said on Tuesday, as

Syrian victims file case with French prosecutors


Lawyers representing survivors of a chemical weapons attack in 2013 in Syria have filed a criminal complaint against Syrian

Germany to extend coronavirus lockdown


Germany plans to extend its coronavirus lockdown until March 28 while easing some restrictions from next week, a draft

Australian music promoter Gudinski dies at 68


Prominent Australian music promoter Michael Gudinski, best known for helping globalise some of the country's biggest stars, including Kylie

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The glorious first flag hoisting day of Bangladesh


Joy Bangla. Joy Bangabandhu. JOY MARCH 2, 1971.  In March 1971, the vision of independent national sovereignty

Anger brews in Gilgit Baltistan over false CPEC promises


The over-ambitious, debt-ridden China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is deepening divisions within Pakistan's different regions and its people

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The dream of Father of the Nation materialized by his daughter PM Sheikh Hasina


Bangladesh has stepped into a new journey as it qualified to graduate into a developing nation from a

Bangabandhu rejects Yahya's RTC call


It was a rattled General Yahya Khan who on March 3, 1971 called a round table conference of

A brief look at Bengal's history


History has been an integral part of Bengali life, on both sides of the political and geographical divide. Therefore,

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PM's Education Assistance Trust disbursed through bKash


Under the Prime Minister's Education Assistance Trust, 164,009 underprivileged and meritorious students have been distributed stipends, tuition fees, admission

Banks urged not to accept audit reports without scrutiny


National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem on Tuesday urged the banks to scrutinize audit

Sonali Bank inaugurates Bangabandhu Mural and Mujib corner


Sonali Bank Ltd, country's largest state owned Bank, pays tribute of to the great leader, Father of the Nation

Most Asia markets up again after Wall St surge, stimulus in view


Asian markets mostly advanced again Tuesday, building on a global rebound from last week's rout as concerns about rising

Bourses extend gaining streak


Country's both bourses, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), on Tuesday closed trading extending the gaining

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Three women's squad named for BD Games


The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday named the squad of three women's teams which will take part in

Mominul begins preparation for SL Tests


Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque on Tuesday began his preparation for Sri Lanka Test series, which is scheduled to

World Cup qualifying revised in Asia again amid pandemic


Australia's World Cup qualifying match against Nepal on March 30 has been postponed, leaving only three games to be

Madrid held by Real Sociedad to give Atletico advantage


Real Madrid's chances of chasing down La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid were dealt a blow on Monday as they

Pacer Shahadat pleads with BCB to reduce ban


Bangladesh right-arm pacer Shahadat Hossain Rajib has requested the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to reduce his ban, allowing him

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IU running without Pro-VC, treasurer


The academic, administrative and economic activities at the Islamic University in Kushtia are being hampered badly as the two

IOM inaugurates safe space for women, girls in Cox's Bazar


To mitigate and reduce the risks of gender-based violence (GBV)in Cox's Bazar, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) inaugurated

Solar irrigation pumps distributed among farmers


Solar irrigation pumps have been distributed among the farmers for free in Satkhira recently. The solar pumps have been

Derogatory remarks against FF protested


Freedom fighters demonstrated in Mohonganj upazila of Netrokona on Monday in protest of derogatory remarks against one of their

UDC entrepreneur allegedly embezzles VGD funds


An allegation of embezzling the funds of Vulnerable Group Development (VGD) has been raised against the entrepreneur of Rajapur

Awareness among youths on voting rights underscored


Creating awareness among youths on voting rights and inspiring them in exercising voting rights have become crucial to give

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Bubly returns to acting


Film actress Shabnam Yesmin Bubly has tendency to keep her commitment in case of work. She earlier committed that

Ahan Shetty and Tara Sutaria announce release of 'Tadap'


The film that is a Hindi remake of the Telugu hit 'RX100', will have its grand theatrical release on

Dhamaka teaser releases


When Kartik Aaryan announced Dhamaka with Ram Madhvani, his fans were sure that they were in for a surprise.

Yami remembers an accident that left her with a permanent injury


Through all of last year, while many actors found their own path to be the fittest version of themselves,

Emma Watson retiring From acting rumors debunked by her manager


Recent rumors regarding Harry Potter star Emma Watson's apparent retirement from acting have been debunked by her manager, Jason

Newcomers exploited, ill treated by filmmakers


Actress Khatija Iqbal, who will soon be seen in the third season of web series "Inside Edge" feels that

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