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Ducsu VP Nur accused of raping DU student

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- A rape case was filed against six people, including Vice-President of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) Nurul Haque Nur. A female student of Dhaka University fi... Read More


'Positive progress' in discussion on water sharing: Quader

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said there has been a positive progress in discussion on sharing the water of common rivers including Teesta. He ... Read More


Sharjah honours culturally driven refugee empowerment initiatives of Malawi's Tumaini Letu

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- profit is the recipient of US$ 136,000 as winner of the fourth Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support 2020. Tumaini Letu, a non-profit organization based... Read More


PM to highlight vaccine, Rohingya issues in virtual 75th UNGA speech

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will virtually deliver her key speech on September 26 highlighting global issues including Rohingya crisis and vaccine with a call to ensure vaccin... Read More


Dancer Ivan put on 7-day remand in human trafficking case

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- A Dhaka court on Monday placed national award winning dancer and choreographer Ivan Shahriar Sohag on a seven-day remand in a human trafficking case. Dhaka Metropolitan Judge ... Read More


'Stalker kills schoolgirl' in Savar

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- A schoolgirl was hacked to death allegedly by a stalker in Bank Colony area of Savar on Sunday night after she had rejected his advances. The deceased, 14-year-old Nila Roy, w... Read More


WFP pilot programme helps urban poor in Dhaka

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- In support of the government's COVID-19 response, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun cash assistance to the urban poor hit hard by the pandemic, including ... Read More


Virtual Class: DU's Zoology dept provides smartphones to underprivileged students

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- The Zoology Department of Dhaka University on Sunday handed over smartphones with data packs to its underprivileged students, to help them join virtual classes from home amid t... Read More


British Council resumes IELTS test

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- After a brief pause taken to support and cooperate with government directives and to aid in minimising the spread of Covid-19, British Council have resumed conducting computer-... Read More


Natore Freedom Fighter murder: 18yr wait for justice ends

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- A Natore court on Monday sentenced two people to death for killing Freedom Fighter and Awami League's Boraigram upazila unit chief Dr Aynal Haque in 2002. The convicts are -To... Read More