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Mozambique's president says cyclone death toll may be 1,000

Bangladesh, March 18 -- Johannesburg, Mar 18 (AP/UNB) - Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi says that more than 1,000 may have by killed by Cyclone Idai. Speaking to state Radio Mozambique, Nyusi sai... Read More


Stage set for long overdue Ducsu polls on Monday

Dhaka, March 10 -- All eyes are now on Dhaka University as its central students' union, known as Ducsu, and hall unions are set to go to the much-delayed polls on Monday, breaking the 28 years' deadlo... Read More


Ducsu polls: DMP imposes 24-hr restriction on movement at DU

Dhaka, March 9 -- Dhaka Metropolitan Police imposed a restriction on movement of outsiders and vehicles on Dhaka University (DU) campus for 24 hours from 6 pm on Sunday ahead of the university's Centr... Read More


Ekushey Book Fair ends

Dhaka, March 2 -- The extended Amar Ekushey Book Fair ended Saturday, recording huge sale and witnessing a mass gathering of book lovers. The fair was originally scheduled to end on Thursday but the ... Read More


Jhenaidah Govt Veterinary College closed indefinitely

Jhenaidah, March 1 -- The Jhenaidah Government Veterinary College was closed for an indefinite period on Friday following students' agitation. The students were also forced to leave the residential h... Read More


Relatives throng DMCH, photos in hand but no hope in their hearts

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- A heart-wrenching scene was enacted outside the morgue of the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital(DMCH) throughout Thursday, with the wailing of the near and dear ones of those killed... Read More


33 bodies of premature babies recovered from trash bin in Barishal

Barishal, Feb. 18 -- Thirty-three bodies of premature babies were found in a dustbin of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital here on Monday night, sending shock waves across the city. Conservancy w... Read More


Pitha Utsab held at IU

Bangladesh, Feb. 17 -- Islamic University, Feb 17 (UNB) - Pitha Utsab, a traditional Bengoli festival of making cakes, was held at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Sunday. IU 20th batch students... Read More


2 cops to die for killing two college girls after rape

Kishoreganj, Feb. 17 -- A tribunal here sentenced two police constables to death for killing two college girls after rape a hotel in Dhaka in 2008. The convicts are constables Maniruzzaman alias Halu... Read More


Exhibition of innovative projects held at RU

Bangladesh, Feb. 14 -- Rajshahi University, Feb 12 (UNB) - A daylong exhibition showcasing various innovative projects made by the students of Rajshahi University (RU) was held on the campus on Thursd... Read More