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Closure of edu instt to continue: Dipu Moni

There is no alternative to extending closure of the educational institution amid corona pandemic, said Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni. As fate of HSC examinees hangs in balance for delay in examinations for several months, she hinted at a concrete decision to be available in a couple of days. The education minister came up with the development while addressing a ...

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Thanks for successful completion of 6th JCC

Outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das on Wednesday made a farewell call on Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen at State guesthouse Padma.. Riva congratulated Momen for successful completion of the sixth Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting on Tuesday and decisions taken by both countries for strengthening bilateral cooperation across various sectors. The foreign minister expressed satisfaction ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 32 more Covid-19 deaths, 1,436 new cases

Bangladesh reported 32 more deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the total death toll at 5,251, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Wednesday afternoon. In the last 24 hours, 1,436 people tested positive for Covid-19 and the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 3, ...

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UK vaccine to be available to Bangladesh, no clinical trial here: Dickson

UK with Bangladesh to help address climate, Rohingya challenges, he says. British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Wednesday said the Oxford vaccine would be available to Bangladesh once it is produced and ready for use. He, however, said there will be no clinical trial of the British vaccine in Bangladesh. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in his ...

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Rifat murder case: Six including Minni get death penalty

A Barguna court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to six accused including Minni in the sensational Rifat Sharif murder case. Judge Md Asaduzzman of Barguna District and Sessions Judge Court read out the verdict amid beefed up security across the Barguna town. The court, however, acquited remaining four accused in the case. The death row convicts are- Ayesha Siddika Minni, Rakibul ...

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Tk 338-cr project planned for digital land zoning

Ecnec clears four projects The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved four projects involving Tk 796 crore, including a Tk 338-crore scheme, to make mouza and plot-based national digital land zoning. The approval came from the 10th Ecnec meeting of the current fiscal year, held virtually with Ecnec Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in ...

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Outsiders barred from entering college campuses, police patrol intensified

The government has prohibited entry of outsiders to campuses of all public and private colleges to avoid any untoward incident. It also directed the authorities concerned to close dormitories and intensify police patrolling on the campuses. Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) came up with the directives on Tuesday, three days into gang-rape in a hall of Sylhet MC ...

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HC forms probe body on Sylhet college rape

The High Court has formed a three-member committee to probe into gang-rape of a woman at Murari Chand College in Sylhet on September 25. Judge of Nari O Shishu Nirjatan Tribunal of Sylhet is head of the committee while Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) and Chief Judicial Magistrate of Sylhet are members. Justice Md Mojibur Rahman Mia and Justice Md Mohiuddin ...

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Bangladesh, India agree to resolve water-sharing issues

Bangladesh and India on Tuesday agreed to resolve water-sharing issues of common rivers, including Teesta River, and bring down border killings to a zero level, says Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. He came up with the remarks while briefing reporters at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after the 6th Bangladesh-India Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting. Bangladesh laid emphasis on ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 26 more die, 1,488 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 32 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,219. Another 1,488 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 362,043. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Tuesday afternoon.Health authorities reported another 1,625 people to have recovered ...

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