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Archive contributions of all FF women

A commemorative meeting on Bir Pratik Taramon Bibi was held at the National Press Club in the city on Thursday with a call to all concerned to work for keeping record of the contributions of all female freedom fighters (FFs).Bangladesh Mahila Parisad (BMP), Bangladesh Nari Sangbadik Kendra (BNSK) and Bangladesh...

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Shoeb Chy made BIFS adviser

Bangladesh- India Friendship Society (BIFS) has selected Shoeb Chowdhury as its Adviser. The President of BIFS, Professor Emeritus and former vice-chancellor of Dhaka University, Dr AK Azad Chowdhury and BIFS Secretary Subir Kushari handed over the advisory credential to Shoeb Chowdhury at a programme on Tuesday.BIFS President and Secretary applauded...

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Awareness building imperative to prevent cyber crime

Experts at a workshop in the city on Thursday called for raising awareness among people, especially the youth section of society, to prevent cyber crime and extremism in the country. There is no alternative but awareness building to grow a tolerant mindset among the public for prevention of extremism in...

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Speakers recommend digitising disaster risk management

Establishing a digital platform for information management and enhancing capacity of officials concerned are vital for making disaster risk management activities more purposeful, speakers said.They underscored the need for introducing disaster impact assessment programme, spreading knowledge and promoting disaster-resilient business continuity plans.The speakers made the recommendations at an inception workshop...

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Chattogram road crashes kill two

CHATTOGRAM, Dec 13: Two persons including a child were killed in separate accidents in the city today.In one incident a minor girl named Baby(4) died on the spot when a CNG -run three- wheeler hit their auto-rickshaw from behind near Chawkbazar. According to ASI of police Shilabrata Barua, posted at...

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Japanese co selects 15 AIUB computer science students for job in Japan

Yoriko Ueda, founder and CEO of the Venturas Ltd, a Japanese company, and three other Japanese came to AIUB to conduct interview of students of Computer Science for a prospective job in Japan, says a press release.They interviewed a total of 41 Computer Science students and selected 15 of them....

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Major General Shafeenul Islam visiting Uttar Lakkachhara BOP

Director General of Border Guard Bangladesh Major General Shafeenul Islamvisiting Uttar Lakkachhara BOP and Kantalong BOP of Khagrachhari Sector on Monday.

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IU forms probe body over attack on teacher

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, Dec 13 (UNB): The authorities of Islamic University (IU) formed on Thursday a three- member probe body, headed by Prof M Mahbubul Arefin of Tourism and Hospitality Management Department, to investigate the attack on its Islamic History and Culture Department Prof M Emtaz Hossain.IU acting registrar SM Abdul...

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Rupganj OC withdrawn

The officer-in-charge (OC) of Rupganj thana Mohammad Maniruzzaman has been withdrawn following the directives of the Election Commission, reports UNB.Inspector Abdul Haq was assigned as the new OC of the thana on Thursday morning, said Mohammad Anisuddin Bahadur, senior assistant superintendent (circle C) of Narayanganj Police.

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US Embassy to remain closed Dec 16

The US Embassy in Dhaka including its consular section will remain closed on Sunday on the occasion of Victory Day, a national holiday in Bangladesh, reports UNB.The American Center, Archer K Blood American Center Library and the Education USA Student Advising Centre will also remain closed on the occasion.

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Bankers Puja Parishad forms new committee

The biennial general meeting of Bankers Puja Parishad, Bangladesh was held at the Probhu Jagodbandhu Mohaprokash Moth on Hatkhola road in the city on Monday last, says a press release.Sree Prokriti Ranjan Bhattacharya, president of the parisahd, presided over the meeting.The meeting started with recitation of verses from the Geeta...

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A group of artistes

A group of artistes led by folk singer Fakir Alamgir rendering songs at a Victory Day programme organised by Sammilita Sangskritik Jote at the Central Shaheed Minar in the city on Thursday — Focus Bangla

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Dhaka int'l film fest begins Jan 10

The weeklong 117th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) will begin in the city on January 10 and it will continue until January 18 next, says a press release.The theme of the festival is 'Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society'. Rainbow Film Society has been organising the festival to promote...

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WEATHER-14-12-2018

Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country in the next 24 hours until 6:00 pm today (Thursday).Light to moderate fog may occur at places over the country during midnight to morning, Met Office said.Night temperature may rise by (1-2) degrees Celsius and day temperature may...

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