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Number of legal aid seekers on rise By Solaiman Salman | Last Updated: 28th April, 2017, 00:00

The National Legal Aid Service Day will be observed across the country today. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate its central programme at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in the capital at 10:00am…

Number of legal aid seekers on rise

Under-5 mortality rate needs to be lowered to 25per thou
Under-5 mortality rate needs to be lowered to 25per thou

Speakers at a programme on Wednesday said the under-five mortality rate needs to be brought down to…


Blood test may gauge death risk after surgery
Blood test may gauge death risk after surgery

A highly sensitive blood test can identify patients with a raised risk of death in the month after surgery,…


‘Bangladesh enjoys good
relation with all countries’
‘Bangladesh enjoys good relation with all countries’

Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Thursday…


Govt plans large database to curb cyber attack Govt plans large database to curb cyber attack

Noting that a large data bank can help prevent cyber attack, Additional Secretary to the ICT Division…


Speak against militancy in any assembly: Ctg DIG
Speak against militancy in any assembly: Ctg DIG

CHITTAGONG: Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police, Chittagong range, SM Moniruzzaman on Thursday…


Missing PWD
engineer
found dead Missing PWD engineer found dead

Gopalganj: The body of an engineer of Public Works Department, who went missing on Tuesday from Narail,…


Seminar on
research projects
held at JU Seminar on research projects held at JU

SAVAR: Jahangirnagar University (JU) Arts and Humanities Faculty today organized a seminar on research…


Commemorative
stamps on Hardinge Bridge released Commemorative stamps on Hardinge Bridge released

Railways Minister Mujibul Haque on Thursday released two commemorative postage stamps of Taka 25 denomination…


Nat’l Legal
Services Day
today Nat’l Legal Services Day today

Country is set to observe National Legal Services Day today aimed at raising mass awareness about providing…


Weather
Weather

Highest temp. 37.70 Celsius at (Rajshahi) and lowest temp. 200 Celsius at (Sylhet). Sun sets today:…


Brexit won’t change 
Dhaka-London ties Brexit won’t change Dhaka-London ties

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday said there will be no change in the bilateral…


Govt to modify class
IX, X textbooks Govt to modify class IX, X textbooks

The government has taken a decision to effect changes in 12 textbooks of Class IX and X, which will…


Sheikh Jamal’s
birth anniv
today Sheikh Jamal’s birth anniv today

Today marks the 64th anniversary of birth of Sheikh Jamal, son of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu…


Shab-e-Barat
on May 11 Shab-e-Barat on May 11

The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune and forgiveness, will be observed in the country on May…


Mridha, two
railway men
jailed for 4yrs Mridha, two railway men jailed for 4yrs

CHITTAGONG: A court here on Thursday sentenced three former Bangladesh Railway (BR) officials, including…


Pre-eclampsia, eclampsia cases on the rise Pre-eclampsia, eclampsia cases on the rise

Increased salinity in drinking water has led to an alarming rise in pre-eclampsia and eclampsia cases…


Sher-e-Bangla’s  death anniv  observed Sher-e-Bangla’s death anniv observed

The 55th death anniversary of national leader Sher-e-Bangla AK Fazlul Haque was observed in a befitting…


Allocate Tk 1,000cr
for climate trust
fund: JS body Allocate Tk 1,000cr for climate trust fund: JS body

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Environment and Forests Ministry on Wednesday suggested the…


Man held with
22 gold bars at
Dhaka airport Man held with 22 gold bars at Dhaka airport

Customs officials on Thursday arrested a man along with 22 gold bars from Shahjalal International Airport,…


Rajuk pulls down
illegal structures
at Dhanmondi Rajuk pulls down illegal structures at Dhanmondi

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) in a drive on Thursday demolished illegal structures from the…


Students’ agitation
halts traffic on highway Students’ agitation halts traffic on highway

Gazipur: Students of a school blocked Dhaka-Mymensingh highway on Thursday morning demanding removal…


Minor girl
killed in Ctg
road crash Minor girl killed in Ctg road crash

CHITTAGONG: A minor girl was killed in a road accident in the city’s Sadarghat area on Thursday.…


Seminar on financial literacy held at BUP Seminar on financial literacy held at BUP

A daylong seminar on ‘Financial Literacy for the Youth’ was held at Bijoy Auditorium of…


Cartoon camp at Cosmos Centre Cartoon camp at Cosmos Centre

A day-long cartoon camp titled “Life in Dhaka” was opened by Gallery Cosmos on Thursday…


DU to set up ‘Japanology’ dept DU to set up ‘Japanology’ dept

Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique on Thursday said his university…


Demanding opportunities to pursue higher studies. Demanding opportunities to pursue higher studies.

Health technology students stage a demonstration in front of the Directorate General of Health Services…


Voters to get
smart NID cards
sans fingerprint,
iris: EC Voters to get smart NID cards sans fingerprint, iris: EC

The Election Commission is planning to distribute smart national identity cards (NID) without taking…


Hardinge Bridge
100th anniversary
commemorative
stamps released Hardinge Bridge 100th anniversary commemorative stamps released

Bangladesh Railway Minister M Mujibul Haque on Thursday released two commemorative postal stamps of…


BNP slams haor officials’
foreign tour during flood
BNP slams haor officials’ foreign tour during flood

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday was strongly critical of the top-ranking…

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