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Quota Gazette: Class & exam boycott at colleges, univs underway

Photo: Dhaka University students staging demonstrations on the campus boycotting classes and exams seeking immediate issuance of gazette abolishing quota system in gov jobs. Dhaka, May 14 : An indefinite class and examination boycott programme at colleges and universities across the country is underway as the government failed to publish a gazette abolishing the quota system in government jobs by ...

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Torun League leader killed in Jashore bomb attack

Jashore, May 14 : A Torun League leader was killed and a Jubo League leader injured in a bomb attack in Palbari area of the district town on Sunday night. The deceased is Sheikh Monirul Islam, 35, organizing secretary of district Torun League and son of Fazlur Rahman of Police Lines Talikhona area while the injured is Sontosh Ghosh, 38. ...

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2 workers killed in Munshiganj cement factory

Munshiganj, May 14 : Two workers were killed as a chunk of cement collapsed on them at a cement factory at Paschim Muktarpur in the district town on Monday morning. The deceased were identified as Md Shahin, 31,  son of Shahadat Khandaker of Mandatola village in Matlab upazila of Chandpur district and Md Rashidul, 25. Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Munshiganj ...

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Gazipur City polls on June 26

Dhaka Office : The Election Commission (EC) has announced that the Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) elections will be held on June 26. EC secretary Helaluddin Ahmed made the announcement on Sunday afternoon (May 13). He said candidates can run their election campaigns starting from June 18 to June 24 midnight. No campaigns will be allowed before June 18. Earlier the ...

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Satellite launching: PM pays homage to Bangabandhu

Dhaka, May 13 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths at his portrait in the capital on the occasion of successful launching of the country’s first communication satellite into the space. The Prime Minister placed a wreath at the portrait of the great leader in front ...

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Bangabandhu-1 to open up huge opportunities for BD: France

‘It’s important step forward in BD’s digital advancement’   Dhaka, May 13 : The France government has said the Bangabandhu-1 satellite will open up a wide range of opportunities for Bangladesh among which broadcasting and weather forecasting services and high-speed internet connectivity in hard-to-reach areas. “We congratulate the government and the people of Bangladesh for entering a new era, as ...

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BSF picks up 3 Bangladeshis at Thakurgaon border

Thakurgaon, May 13 : Members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) detained three Bangladesh nationals from Paria border in Baliadangi upazila of the district early Sunday. The detainees were identified as Shah Alam, 35, son of Sirajul Islam of Taranjhuri village, Abu Sayeed, 24, son of Ismail Hossain of Horinmari Noyabasti village and Pobarul Hossain, 26, son of Tofarul islam ...

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Niko graft charge framing hearing deferred

Dhaka, May 13 : A Dhaka court on Sunday deferred the hearing until June 25 on charge framing against BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia in Niko graft case on health ground. Judge Mahmudul Kabir of Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-9 set the date following a petition seeking to defer the hearing which was scheduled to be held today. Earlier on April ...

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600m of Padma Bridge now visible as 4th span installed

Photo: 600m of Padma Bridge now visible as 4th span installed Munshiganj, May 13 : Around 600 meters of much-hyped Padma Bridge is now visible following the installation of 4th span on pillar no 40 and 41 on Sunday. The span has been installed in the Jajira point in the morning. Earlier on Saturday afternoon, the span was brought to ...

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Bangladeshi held by BSF at Lalmonirhat border

Lalmonirhat, May 13 : Members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) detained a Bangladeshi national from Durgapur border in Aditmari upazila early Sunday. The detainee was identified as Milon Mia, 35, son of Mohsin Member of Durgapur village. A team of BSF detained Milon from 2 no sub pillar of 927 no main pillar on the border around 4:30am while ...

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