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14 BCL men held over Chittagong Polytechnic violence

Police in several drives  arrested 14 leaders and activists of Chittagong Polytechnic Institute unit Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL)  from different student dormitories on Saturday evening. 

Affiliated colleges’ students can’t use DU identity  

Students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) cannot identify themselves as students of the university.
“Students of those colleges affiliated with DU will not be granted useRead More...

Nat'l polls not to hamper Rohingya repatriation: FM

Int'l pressure needs to be continued until completion of repatriation, he says 

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Saturday said the Rohingya repatriation process will not be hampered due to the upcoming national election.

DU proctor filed case against students…instead of aggressors’

Students of Dhaka University (DU) on Saturday staged a demonstration demanding the withdrawal of false cases filed against 50 unnamed students for allegedly nvandalising the gate of the proctor’s office.Read More...

IGP urges students to become worthy citizens 

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Haque on Saturday urged the students to build them up as worthy citizens of the country so that Bangabandhu's dream of 'sonar Bangla'Read More...

Crop protection dams in Sunamganj in 3 months: Manju

Water Resources Minister Anwar Hossain Manju on Friday said dams will be constructed within the next three months in a bid to protect crops from early flashflood in Sunamganj haor. 

Share market not a place for speculations: Muhith

Sylhet, Jan 20 (UNB) - Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Saturday said the share market is not a place for speculations and those who think so are its enemies.

Militant held in Joypurhat

Joypurhat, Jan 20 (UNB) – Police arrested an alleged militant along with a locally-made firearm and explosives at Molamgari-Bakhra bridge of Kalai upazila in the district on Saturday. 

Over half of Padma Bridge work done

PM to observe project progress on Feb 2

Dhaka, Jan 20 (UNB) - Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said overall 51.5 percent of Padma Bridge project was completed so far.

British Council holds discussion on education in city

Dhaka, Jan 20 (UNB) - A roundtable discussion on ‘Education for a Changing World’ was held at the British Council Dhaka University campus office on Saturday.

Popular news of Bangladesh

Rohingya repatriation begins on Jan 23   

Dhaka, Jan 17 (UNB) - Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed that Rohingya repatriation process will commence on January 23. 

Rohingya repatriation to complete in 2 yrs, arrangement signed

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNB) - Bangladesh and Myanmar on Tuesday signed a document on ‘Physical Arrangement’ which will facilitate return of Rohingays to their homeland from Bangladesh.

Country’s power transmission capacity increases by 3500 MW  

Dhaka, Jan 15 (UNB) – The country’s power transmission capacity has increased by about 3500 MW in last one year. 

Now, capital to see app-based auto-rickshaw services

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNB) – Following the successful operation of private cars and motorbikes in the capital under ride-sharing services, several private companies, including ‘Top II’ and ‘MUV Asia’, are ...

Ensure peace, protect future generations: Pranab

3-day int’l Bengali Literature Conf ends

Dhaka, Jan 15 (UNB) - Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday urged all writers, artists, poets, novelists and cultural activists to work for global peace and protect the future ...

Provide funds to achieve SDGs : PM

Dhaka, Jan 17 (UNB)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the developed countries to come forward with financial and technical assistance to implement the development ...

BASF appoints new chairman  

Dhaka, Jan 14 (UNB) – Md. Sazzadul Hassan has recently been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director for ...

Dhaka intensifies campaign for OIC Assistant Sec Gen post 

Continuous int’l pressure on Myanmar sought to resolve Rohingya issue

Dhaka, Jan 17 (UNB) – Bangladesh has intensified its campaign in supports of its candidate for the post of OIC Assistant Secretary General, Science and Technology.

Writs seek stay on DNCC mayoral by-polls

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNB) - Two writ petitions have been filed with the High Court on Tuesday seeking stay on the upcoming by-polls for the mayoral post of Dhaka North ...

Cabinet okays draft of Ridesharing Service Guideline

Dhaka, Jan 15 (UNB) – The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of Ridesharing Service Guideline, 2017 to bring the app-based transport services under a legal framework.