Rise in divorce rate: Parliamentary body blames drugs, extramarital affairs

May 24, 2022

A parliamentary body on Sunday (May 22, 2022), expressed deep concern over the increasing number of divorces in the country.
The parliamentary standing committee on the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs has recommended taking necessary steps to reduce the number of divorces in Read more

IUB holds Corporate Grooming Session

May 22, 2022

The Office of Career Guidance, Placement and Alumni Relations of Independent University, Bangladesh organised a Corporate Grooming Session on the campus in Dhaka on Thursday, said a press release.
The programme was organised in close collaboration with the five academic schools of IUB.
The first session was jointly conducted by Sayeed Nasir, executive vice-president and head Read more

Training workshop held at CUET

May 22, 2022

A day-long training workshop on ‘helping to create new entrepreneurs’ was organised at Sheikh Kamal IT Business Incubator at Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology in Chattogram on Sunday.
CUET vice-chancellor professor Mohammad Rafiqul Alam inaugurated the workshop as chief guest at the conference room of the incubator at 11:00am while Sheikh Kamal IT Business Read more

12-day int’l math workshop at DU concludes

May 21, 2022

The 12-day-long international mathematics workshop titled ‘scientific research school on mathematical epidemiology/biology’ ended Friday afternoon, with the concluding ceremony held at the AF Mujibur Rahman Ganit Bhaban on the Dhaka University campus.
The workshop, which began on May 9, was jointly organised by the mathematics Read more

Professor Mahbuba Nasreen elected Asiatic Society council member

May 20, 2022

Bangladesh Open University pro-vice-chancellor Mahbuba Nasreen has been elected a council member of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
She was elected a member in 2022-23 council election held on Asiatic Society of Bangladesh premises on Tuesday, a press release of BOU said on Read more

Private sector should engage in disaster risk management

May 19, 2022

Speakers tell event organised by DCCI, ActionAid Bangladesh, United Purpose, World Vision
Disasters can be detrimental to supply chains, production and overall business marketing, for which it is imperative to engage the private sector in risk management to mitigate the losses, said speakers at an event yesterday.
The event was jointly organised by the SUPER project initiated jointly by the Read more

IU students demand to cancel summer vacation

May 18, 2022

The students of different departments of Islamic University in Kushtia on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to the university authorities to press home their demand to cancel its summer vacation scheduled to begin on June 3.
The students under the banner of IU unit of Bangladesh Chhatra Union went to the Read more

NSU asked to sell 10 luxury cars to use money for edn, research

May 18, 2022

The government on Tuesday (May 17, 2022) asked North South University authorities to sell 10 luxurious cars through bidding and deposit it to the university general fund.
NSU authorities bought these cars in between January 2019 to January 2022 with cost of Tk 27.05 crore. The car price ranges between tk 1.1 crore to Tk 2.9 crore Read more

AIUB holds workshop on HR development

May 17, 2022

A workshop titled ‘Semestrial Plan of Action-Registration Department’ was held recently at the Agri Research and Training Center of American International University-Bangladesh at Bhangnahati in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur with the participation of AIUB Administrative officers.
The daylong workshop was organised at the initiative of AIUB Read more

Modern approach to prevent lightning strikes

May 12, 2022

With the plan of planting palm trees to arrest lightning failing, the disaster management ministry is now taking up a project to set up shelter houses and arresters to curb deaths due to lightning strikes.
Till May this year, 22 people died from lightning strikes. The death toll stood at 336 in 2021, according to National Disaster Response Coordination Centre (NDRRC). A total of 2,328 people Read more

Gwyn Lewis of Ireland appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh

May 11, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror : dhakamirror.com
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Gwyn Lewis of Ireland as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh, with the host Government’s approval.
Gwyn Lewis brings more than 20 years of experience in international development, peacebuilding, and humanitarian affairs to the position. Prior to her appointment as Read more

Int’l workshop on mathematics begins at DU today

May 9, 2022

A scientific research school, titled Mathematical Epidemiology/Biology, will begin at the Department of Mathematics of Dhaka University today.
CIMPA, a nonprofit organisation working to promote mathematical research in developing countries, has organised the programme. France, Switzerland, Spain and Read more

After delivery, the newborn was stuck in the commode pipe, then …

May 8, 2022

A newborn was rescued half an hour after she got stuck in the toilet pipe. The mother gave birth in the toilet of the maternity ward of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) in Barishal.
The incident occurred around 4pm yesterday (May 7), when Shilpi Begum accidentally delivered the baby girl on a high commode of the toilet. director of the hospital Read more

AIUB student dead as truck runs over bike in Bogura

May 7, 2022

A private university student was dead and two of his friends were injured after a truck ran over his bike in Bogura’s Fuldighi area on Bogura-Dhaka highway this evening (May 6, 2022).
The deceased is Md Nowaj Al Saiman Ibne Mojid alias Bappy (25), resident of Fuldighi area under Shajahanpur upazila, reports our Bogura correspondent quoting Read more

Bring only umbrellas, prayer mats during jamaat at Eidgah: DMP

May 1, 2022

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam has requested all not to bring only umbrellas and prayer mats to the National Eidgah Ground during the Eid Jamaat.
He said this while talking to media after monitoring security arrangements at the Eidgah Maidan today.
The DMP commissioner said that Eid prayers will be offered at 1,468 places, including Read more

Rain likely on Eid day

April 30, 2022

Met official says mild heatwave may continue till tomorrow
It could rain on Eid Day in many areas across the country as the current mild heatwave is likely to stay until tomorrow, said a meteorologist yesterday.
Rainfall is likely on Monday and Tuesday, said Bazlur Rashid of Bangladesh Meteoritical Department.
The Met office will release its official bulletin in this regard in a day or two, he Read more

Eid holiday of Sundarbans forest employees cancelled

April 30, 2022

Forest Department has cancelled the Eid holiday of its staff, including the officials and rangers, working in the Sundarbans.
The department has also asked to intensify patrolling inside the Sundarbans, reports our Bagerhat correspondent Read more

Tentultala playground: Freed at last, as PM steps in

April 29, 2022

Rights activists thank Hasina
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday ordered keeping the Tentultala field in the capital’s Kalabagan area as a playground, bringing a happy end to environmentalists and locals’ protests of the construction of a police station on the ground.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal announced the PM’s instruction at a press Read more

Bangladesh envoy Saida Muna nominated ‘Diplomat of the Year’ by UK magazine

April 28, 2022

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK, Saida Muna Tasneem, has received the prestigious ‘Diplomat of the Year 2022 Award’ by the renowned Diplomat Magazine in London.
She was accoladed with the honour for her “outstanding contribution to climate diplomacy,” according to a press release issued by the Bangladesh High Commission in Read more

Danish crown princess visits Rohingya camp

April 27, 2022

Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth of Denmark visited the displaced people of the Rohingya community at Kutupalang Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar’s Ukhiya yesterday.
During her visit, she talked to community leaders, who shared the sufferings and oppression brought upon them by the Myanmar Read more

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