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Protesters vandalise DU VC house, torch cars By Other | Last Updated: 10th April, 2018, 00:00

Students and job seekers postponed their agitation until May 7 for reform of  the quota system in government jobs following an assurance from the government to bring a ‘logical change’…

Protesters vandalise DU VC house, torch cars

Experts smell a rat about agitation

Academics and political experts have smelt a rat about a countrywide student agitation for reform of the quota system in government jobs. They suspect that the students might have been …


PM’s directive to review quota system

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday directed the authorities concerned to review the quota system in government jobs in the face of student movement for reform of the job quota. The premier…


Ansar men grabbed Solmaid land with fake registration

Some delinquent members of Ansar have grabbed lands of innocent people in Solmaid area under Vatara in the capital through forgery and abuse of ‘general power of attorney.’ Ramkrishna…

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Sudden surge of diarrhoea patients in city hospitals Sudden surge of diarrhoea 
patients in city hospitals

Diarrohea has broken out in and around the capital due to usage of contaminated water. Diarrohea-affected patients are crowding the city hospitals, particularly the International Centre for…

Metropolis
ACC to set up research wing, training academy ACC to set up research 
wing, training academy

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has planned to set up a research and development branch, training academy and an asset recovery unit aiming to make the national anti-graft agency more dynamic…

Sun Extra
WUB celebrates Bangla New Year WUB celebrates Bangla New Year

The cultural club of World University of Bangladesh started a two-day programme titled ‘Chaitra Sankranti and Welcome Festival’ at its campus in the city on Monday to mark the Bangla New…

Editorial
People-to-people Contacts Make Indo-Bangla Relations So Special People-to-people Contacts Make Indo-Bangla Relations So Special

It is quite natural for two countries that share as many attributes as we do- shared history, boundaries, language, culture, ties of family and kinship and above all, civilizational linkages, to have…

Business
Bangladeshi firms export software to 80 countries Bangladeshi firms export 
software to 80 countries

Bangladeshi tech firms exported software to 80 countries across the world which make Bangladesh as the next destination of foreign tech giants, said Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar. He made…

Tours & Travels
Pahela Baishakh – show of splendid colours Pahela Baishakh – show of 
splendid colours

With the theme Manush Bhojley Sonar Manush Hobi (Through revering people, one can be an immaculate man), this year Bengalese will celebrate the Pahela Baishakh and bring out Mongol Shovajatra at the…

Asia
South Korean ex-president Lee indicted for corruption South Korean ex-president Lee indicted for corruption

SEOUL: Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was formally indicted for corruption Monday, becoming the latest of the country’s ex-leaders to face criminal charges, reports AFP. The…

World
Deadly missile strikes hit Syria airbase Deadly missile strikes hit Syria airbase

DAMASCUS: Deadly missile strikes hit a Syrian military airbase on Monday, state media said, but Washington and Paris denied carrying them out in response to an alleged poison gas attack, reports AFP.…

Culturetainment
Aloke Kumar to perform at Nat’l Museum today Aloke Kumar to perform at Nat’l Museum today

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) is organising an evening of Ghazals by Aloke Kumar Sen at the Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in the capital today. Aloke Kumar…

Winner
Shooter Zakia finishes 4th, Shakil 6th Shooter Zakia finishes 4th, Shakil 6th

Bangladeshi shooter Ummey Zakia Sultana finished 4th in the women’s 10-meter air rifles of the 21st Commonwealth Games Shooting at Belmont Shooting Centre in Gold Coast in Brisbane on Monday,…

My Districts
Rangpur markets witness huge rush ahead Pahela Baishakh Rangpur markets witness huge rush ahead 
Pahela Baishakh

RANGPUR: The city markets are witnessing huge sales with rushing people of all ages, especially women, ahead of welcoming the ‘Pahela Baishakh,’ the first day of Bangla New Year-1425, reports…

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UN troops attacked in C African capital after security sweep UN troops attacked in C African capital after security sweep

BANGUI: United Nations troops came under attack overnight in the heart of the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), a UN spokesman said Monday, reports AFP. The incident occurred shortly…

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