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DU holds meet with student leaders on DUCSU polls

The Dhaka University (DU) authorities and leaders of different student organisations discussed on Monday various aspects of the proposed Dhaka University Central Students' Union (DUCSU) and Hall Union elections.The discussion was held under the banner of the Paribesh Parishad, a platform comprised of the university authorities and the active student...

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UNHCR to help B’desh find solution to Rohingya crisis

Newly-appointed UNHCR Representative in Bangladesh Steven Corliss said on Monday he would devote his full efforts to support Bangladesh in protecting and finding a lasting solution to the Rohingya crisis and addressing the impacts on the host communities in Cox's Bazar, reports UNB."I look forward to building upon UNHCR's historical...

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Navy now more capable of facing challenges: President

President Abdul Hamid said on Monday the country's naval force is now more capable to face any challenge in the defence sector, reports UNB.The President said this when outgoing Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Nizamuddin Ahmed met him at Bangabhaban in the afternoon.President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin briefed reporters...

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DNCC fines ten businesses Tk 0.28m for not using Bangla signboards

The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) during a drive on Monday fined 10 business establishments Tk 0.28 million for using foreign languages instead of Bangla in their signboards.A DNCC team, led by its executive magistrate, conducted the drive in the city's Banani's Road-11, a statement said.The 10 businesses include Little...

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RAB nab three with Yaba pills in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM, Jan 21 (UNB): Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested three suspected drug traders along with 18,225 Yaba tablets from Nimtola under Bandar thana in the city on Sunday night.The arrestees are Md Mozammel, 30, son of Farid Alam, Abdur Rahim, 40, son of late Abdul...

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Khulna journo gets anticipatory bail

The High Court (HC) granted on Monday a four-week anticipatory bail to Rashidul Islam, the Khulna correspondent of Daily Manabzamin, in a case filed under the Digital Security Act, reports UNB.Rashidul and Bangla Tribune district correspondent Hedait Hossain Mollah were accused of using 'false' information in a report on the...

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Professor Atiqul Islam Vice-Chancellor of NSU speaking

Professor Atiqul Islam, Vice-Chancellor of North South University (NSU), speaking at an international conference on Sustainability in Built and Natural Environment on its campus in the city on Monday, organised by Department of Environmental Science and Management in association with Western Sydney University, Solar E. Technology, BUET and Daffodil International...

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Daffodil International Model UN 2019

Shudipto Mukherjee, country director of UNDP, ambassador Humayun Kabir, vice-president of Bangladesh Enterprise Association (BEA), Farhana Helal Mehtab, Dean of Department of Law and Rafi Al Mahmud, convener of DIU Model UN Association, at the closing ceremony of the Daffodil International Model UN 2019 on the Daffodil International University (DIU)...

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WEATHER-22-1-2019

Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country in next 24 hours until 06:00 pm today (Tuesday), reports UNB.Light to moderate fog is likely to occur at places over the area during midnight to morning, the Met Office said.Mild cold wave is sweeping over the regions...

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