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Hasina seeks help to fight malicious Facebook posts citing deadly Bhola clashes

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- She also sought the people's help to fight such efforts citing the deadly clashes between police and locals in Bhola's Borhanuddin over a Facebook post that allegedly hurt religious ... Read More


Open University expels Awami League MP Bubly for using proxy in BA exams

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- BOU took the decision in an emergency meeting after investigation into media reports on the matter, its Vice-Chancellor Professor MA Mannan said. Bubly is the widow of the then Nars... Read More


RAB detains DNCC Councillor Rajib in anti-casino drive

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- Immediately after his arrest in a raid on a house in Dhaka's Bashundhara residential area on Saturday night, Jubo League expelled him as a joint general secretary of its Dhaka Metrop... Read More


Queen Maxima discusses inclusive finance with Mahmood Ali in Dhaka

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- The Queen is in Dhaka as the UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development.Mahmood Ali led a finance ministry delegation on Saturday at the meeting in... Read More


Crashed Saudi bus logbook has record of nine Bangladeshi passengers: Ambassador Moshi

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- The Bangladesh embassy in the Gulf kingdom was not sure whether all the nine Bangladeshi passengers were on the bus when it crashed, Ambassador Golam Moshi told bdnews24.com. "Some ... Read More


Wanted to write on brave, change-maker Sheikh Hasina: Russian professor on his book

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- "We have interests in leaders who are changing the world. Sheikh Hasina was one of the first projects. She is a brave woman with tragic family history. There are lots of dramatic eve... Read More


Wife admits murders of Chattogram man, daughter; 'lover' arrested

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- Police took into custody Hasina Begum, 28, hours after Abu Taher, 35, a day labourer from Noakhali, and their daughter Bibi Fatema were found dead with their throats slashed at home ... Read More


NCDs spreading in 'epidemic' proportion in Bangladesh but govt unready

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- In 2010, deaths due to non-communicable diseases or NCDs accounted for 58.3 percent of the total fatalities in Bangladesh. In six years, according to the WHO, it rose to 66.9 percent... Read More


DU postpones 'Ka' Unit enrolment test results after gaffe in assessment

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- Corrected results will be published soon, the university said in a notice on Sunday night."Technical faults led to some mistakes in assessing MCQ answer sheets of a set," the notice ... Read More


Omar Faruk sacked from Jubo League, committee formed for council

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- A committee has been formed to prepare for the organisation's upcoming council, where new leaders will be elected on Nov 23. An age limit of maximum 55 has also been set for the mem... Read More