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BUET students to halt protests for two days due to entry tests

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- "The protests will be eased during the entry tests on Oct 13 and Oct 14. We will provide full assistance to the 12,000 aspirants and their guardians," a representative of the student... Read More


DU to publish 'Kha' unit entry test results on Sunday

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Akhtaruzzaman will officially publish the results for the 'Kha' unit around 1pm, the university said. The entry test for the unit was held on Sep 21. Publis... Read More


Samrat taken back to jail after hospital release

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Samrat was discharged from the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases or NICVD around 12 pm on Saturday and taken back to Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj, said jail official ... Read More


Police arrest BUET student with alleged links to Abrar murder in Uttara

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Moaz Abu Horaira was apprehended in Uttara's sector No. 14 around 11 am on Saturday, said DMP Deputy Commissioner Md Masudur Rahman. Moaz is an electric and electronic engineering (... Read More


Former student leaders fear BUET politics ban will fuel Islamism

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Besides the ban, Vice-Chancellor Saiful Islam announced temporary expulsion of 19 students with suspected ties to the murder of student Abrar Fahad in keeping with the demands of pro... Read More


Abrar murder protesters set five conditions for BUET admission tests

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- The protesters want written and detailed assurances that their previous demands would be met. The demonstrators have set five conditions to allow admission tests scheduled for Oct 1... Read More


Onion prices rise again in Dhaka after brief fall

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- The cooking ingredient was being sold in Dhaka's retail markets at Tk 90 to 95 per kilogram with a rise by up to Tk 20 per kg. The prices skyrocketed to cross Tk 100 from Tk 60 to 7... Read More


Suspect in BUET student Abrar murder case arrested in Sylhet

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- The Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police apprehended Majedul Islam in Sylhet's Shah Kiron area around 4 am on Thursday, said DMP's Deputy Commissioner (Media) Masudur Rahman... Read More


Who is carrying the thalassaemia bomb?

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- A little patient of mine came to me on her father's lap. The two years old was a case of thalassaemia, a genetic disease of blood. She needs regular blood transfusion and also some c... Read More


Hedge funds sell more oil as economic outlook worsens

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- Hedge funds sold petroleum futures and options for the second week running as the post-attack bounce in oil prices evaporated and attention shifted to the deteriorating condition of ... Read More