4 of a family injured in fire at Old Dhaka

June 25, 2022

Four members of a family were injured in a fire followed by an explosion in Old Dhaka’s Agasadek Lane early today.
The injured — Israfil Hussain (62), his wife Salma Begum (50), their son Imran (30) and daughter Shahzadi (24) were admitted to Read more

Man kills wife, 2 in-laws

June 25, 2022

A man allegedly hacked his wife, her mother and uncle to death in Sherpur’s Sreebordi upazila on Thursday night.
Monira Begum, 30, her mother Shefali Begum, 50, and uncle Mahmud Hazi, 65, were killed at their home, said Abu Sayem, officer-in-charge of Sreebordi Read more

New SSC exam schedule after floodwater recedes from schools: Dipu Moni

June 25, 2022

The schedule of suspended Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations will be announced once floodwater completely recedes from schools, said Education Minister Dipu Moni today (June 25, 2022).
Students will be able to take the exam effortlessly after flood is over, she said while addressing as the chief guest at a programme at Chandpur Press Club this evening, reports Read more

JU announces Tk 279.13cr budget for FY2022-23

June 25, 2022

Jahangirnagar University on Friday announced its annual budget of Tk 279.13 crore for the financial year 2022-23, keeping Tk 4.40 crore for research.
JU treasurer Rasheda Akhter placed the budget in the annual senate session of the university at the senate hall with vice-chancellor Nurul Alam in Read more

PM Hasina inaugurates Padma Bridge

June 25, 2022

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Padma Multipurpose Bridge on Saturday.
The prime minister unveiled the inauguration plaque of the much-anticipated 6.15 kilometre Padma Bridge for vehicular movement at 11:58am at Mawa end.
Speaking at the auspicious moment of inaugurating the bridge, an emotion-choked prime minister remembered Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the family members killed heinously on 15 August 1975 and freedom fighters who laid their lives to liberate the country in Read more

Former ICC elite panel umpire Asad Rauf now runs shop selling clothes and shoes

June 24, 2022

Asad Rauf, who umpired in one hundred and seventy international matches between 2000 and 2013, was part of the elite panel of ICC umpires too, now runs a shop selling clothes and shoes in Landa Bazaar at Lahore and he has no interest in the game anymore.
At the peak of his umpiring career, Pakistan’s Asad Rauf was regarded as one of the best in Read more

City Bank, Evercare Hospital sign deal

June 24, 2022

City Bank recently signed an agreement with Evercare Hospital Dhaka and Evercare Hospital Chittagong enabling Citygem priority banking customers to avail complimentary health screening along with a companion once a year.
Sheikh Mohammad Maroof, acting managing director of City Bank, and Vinay Kaul, chief Read more

NU staff donate salary of one day

June 24, 2022

The National University administration has raised Tk 12 lakh from one-day salary of teachers, officials and employees and sent them to Sylhet to help the flood victims.
Twelve colleges in the region have been tasked with delivering food aid. With the money collected, the students of 12 colleges will make ruti on their own and food items in Read more

Four teachers among five killed in Naogaon road accident

June 24, 2022

Five people, including four school and madrasa teachers, were killed after a CNG-run auto-rickshaw carrying them was hit by a truck in Sadar upazila of Naogaon this morning.
The deceased have been identified as Delwar Hossain 45, assistant teacher of Panihara High School of Noagaon’s Niamatpur upazila; Makbul Hossain ,57, assistant teacher of Read more

Bangladesh women hit Malaysia for six

June 24, 2022

Bangladesh women’s national football team notched up an emphatic 6-0 win against visiting Malaysia in their first of the two-match friendly series at the Bir Shrestha Shaheed Sepahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamlapur on Thursday.
Bangladesh defender Akhi Khatun scored a brace while captain Sabina Khatun, forward Read more

No toll for 18 bridges on Padma Bridge opening day

June 23, 2022

No toll will be collected from major bridges in the country’s southwestern region on June 25, to facilitate Padma Bridge opening, authorities announced today.
Road Transport and Highways Division today issued a circular in this regard signed by its Deputy Secretary Fahmida Hoque Khan Read more

Solar-powered cold storage design by IUB students wins gold in UK

June 23, 2022

An innovative solar-powered cold storage design jointly developed by students of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) and City, University of London, has won gold at the Efficiency for Access Design Challenge 2021-22.
The announcement was made today (June 23, 2022) during a grand finale held virtually Read more

Over 5 lakh expats returned home after losing jobs amid Covid-19 pandemic: Minister

June 23, 2022

Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmad today informed the parliament that more than 5 lakh Bangladeshi expatriate workers returned to the country after losing their jobs since the onset of Covid-19 pandemic.
The minister said this in reply to a query from ruling Awami League MP Manzur Hossain from Read more

1,502 candidates selected for final test under DU “Cha” unit

June 23, 2022

The admission test result (General Knowledge) of Dhaka University’s “Cha” unit under the Faculty of Fine Arts for the 2021-22 academic session was published yesterday (June 22, 2022).
Total 1,502 candidates have been selected in the first step “General Knowledge” test, and now they have to sit for the final step —Figure Drawing test on July 2. There are Read more

Gree ACs used in Padma Bridge

June 23, 2022

Gree air conditioners have been an integral part of Padma Bridge ever since construction began on the high-anticipated mega project.
Electro Mart is the sole local distributor of Gree air conditioners, which are being used in all facets of the project, including bridge service points, multipurpose halls, resorts, motel Read more

Fu-Wang Ceramic’s Q3 profit unchanged

June 22, 2022

Fu-Wang Ceramic Industries Ltd’s earnings did not see any change in the third quarter of the current financial year.
The ceramics maker reported earnings per share of Tk 0.06 for the January-March quarter against Tk 0.06 registered in the same period a year ago, according to its un-audited Read more

44th BCS preliminary test results announced with 15,708 successful candidates

June 22, 2022

A total of 15,708 candidates have passed the preliminary test of the 44th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations.
Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) published the results this afternoon.
The preliminary exam for the 44th BCS under the PSC was held on May 27 this Read more

Globally 36.5 million children are displaced, most since World War II

June 22, 2022

An unprecedented number of 36.5 million children were displaced by conflict, violence and other crises by the end of 2021, the highest number since World War II, according to the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF.
The figure includes 13.7 million refugees and asylum-seeking children, and nearly 22.8 million children who are internally displaced due to conflict and Read more

Amber Heard has the most beautiful face in the world, according to scientists

June 21, 2022

A scientist has found that Amber Heard has the most beautiful face in the world.
Amber Heard has a perfect face as per the result of a specific mapping science formula. The apparent method that led to this conclusion involved measuring the distance between various facial features such as eyes, mouths, and face contours, and then analyzing the results. Media reported.
Amber Heard’s face, according to the Read more

Children want more govt allocation in edn, health: UNICEF survey

June 21, 2022

Nine out of ten Bangladeshi children say it is very important for the government to spend more on education, health and other areas that directly impact children, according to a new survey of Unicef.
Around 14,000 children and 37,000 young people – aged 18-24 – participated in the survey, which asked them for their opinions about the national Read more

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