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President asks NHRC to protect rights of the physically-challenged

President M Abdul Hamid asked on Wednesday members of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to take special care of the human rights related issues, specially protecting the rights of the physically-challenged, reports BSS."Almost all aspects of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) are related to the affairs of human rights...

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Narsingdi burn victim dies at DMCH

A young girl, who suffered severe burns after miscreants set her on fire at Birpur in Narsingdi district town on June 13, died at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday, reports UNB.The deceased was identified as Phulon Barman (17), daughter of Shital Barman.Inspector Bacchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police...

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Anyone found guilty of negligence will be punished: Minister

SYLHET, June 26 (UNB): Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan said on Tuesday if investigation into Kulaura accident finds anyone guilty of negligence, then strict action will be taken against them.He made the remark while talking to reporters after visiting people injured in the accident at Sylhet Osmani Medical College...

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DU announces Tk8.10b budget for FY 2019-20

The Dhaka University (DU) authorities on Wednesday announced a Tk8.10 billion (Tk810.42 crore) budget for the fiscal year (FY) 2019-20 at its annual senate conference, held at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban on the DU campus.The senate proposed the budget for the next fiscal year during its annual conference...

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Arrest warrant against 78 in DU question leak case

A Dhaka court issued warrant of arrest against 78, including students of Dhaka University (DU), accepting a charge sheet filed in a case lodged over leaking of question paper of admission test of the varsity, reports BSS.Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Sorafuzzaman Ansari passed the order, setting July 30 to submit report...

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11th annual Senate meeting

Major General Md Emdad-Ul-Bari, vice chancellor of Bangladesh University of Professionals, posing for photograph with other members at the 11th annual Senate meeting of the university at its auditorium in the city on Wedneaday

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18 suffer burns as microbus’ compressor explodes in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM, June 26 (UNB): At least 18 people, including three children, suffered burns when the compressor of a microbus air-conditioner exploded on the Chattogram-Cox's Bazar Highway in Patia upazila on Tuesday night.Sixteen of them were identified as Rubel (22), Mohammad Mamun (19), Abdul Alam (20), Idris (50), Saidur Rahman (16),...

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80th death anniversary of Shafiur Rahman

Today (Thursday) is the 80th death anniversary of Shafiur Rahman, a pioneer of the movement for promotion of classical music in the country, said a press release. He was the founding general secretary of the 'Shuddha Sangeet Proshar Goshthi'. Shafiur Rahman dedicated his life to the cause of classical music.

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Vice Chancellor of Primeasia

Vice Chancellor of Primeasia University Prof Dr Abdul Hannan Chowdhury, among others, at a function organised by the department of architecture of the university on its Banani campus in the city recently, marking the Architecture Day and Grand Jury Summer 2019

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Elderly woman dies falling off building roof in city

An elderly woman was killed after falling off the rooftop of a three-story building in Paikpara area of Mirpur on Wednesday, reports UNB.The dead is Mamtaz Begum (65), wife of late Waliullah Patwari.Deceased's nephew Ariful Islam said Mamtaz fell down while she was watering plants on the rooftop.She was rushed...

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IU approves uniform admission test

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, June 26 (UNB): The Islamic University (IU) has decided to join uniform entry test to reduce the hassle of admission seekers.The decision was taken at the IU's 116th academic council meeting with vice-chancellor Prof M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari in the chair, sources at registrar office said Wednesday.VC Askari said...

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WEATHER 27-6-2019

Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi, Khulna, Barishal, Dhaka and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country in the next...

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