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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

DU Student Rape: Mojnu put on 7-day remand

currentnews Mojnu, who was arrested in connection with the rape and torture of a Dhaka University student, was put on a seven-day remand by a Dhaka court on Thursday–reports UNB. Mojnu, 30, said to be a serial More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, December 30th, 2019

No open air cultural programme on New Year eve: DMP

currentnews No open air cultural programme will be allowed on the 31st December to maintain the law-and-order situation in the city, said Commissioner of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Mohammad Shafiqul Islam–reports More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Tigers’ Pak tour to depend on security assessment: Zahid Russell

currentnews State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell has said that Bangladesh would only send its cricket team to Pakistan for a proposed three-match T20I and two-match Test series if a thorough More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Modernise higher education system: President

currentnews President Abdul Hamid on Sunday called for modernising Bangladesh’s higher education system and making it time-befitting–reports UNB. The President said this while a delegation of University Grants More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Boat carrying migrants from Bangladesh, other countries sinks in Turkey; Seven dead

currentnews A boat carrying migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan  and Afghanistan has sunk in Lake Van in eastern Turkey, with at least seven people dead, officials say, reports BBC. The lake is near the border More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Christmas typhoon leaves 16 dead in Philippines

currentnews A typhoon that barreled through the central Philippines over Christmas left at least 16 people dead and forced thousands to flee their homes, officials said –reports UNB. Typhoon Phanfone made landfall More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Dhaka, Beijing discuss ways for early repatriation of Rohingyas

currentnews Bangladesh and China on Thursday discussed ways for the “early repatriation” of Rohingyas, currently taking shelter in Cox’s Bazar district, to their place of origin in Rakhine State of Myanmar More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

PEC, Ebtedayee, JSC, JDC results Dec 31

currentnews The results of Primary Education Completion (PEC), its equivalent Ebtedayee, and Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will be published on December 31. The More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

Parliament goes into session Jan 9

currentnews The 6th session of the 11th parliament will begin on January 9 next–reports UNB. President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday summoned the session, said a Parliament Secretariat media release. Before the House More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Cabinet clears bills to set up universities in Chandpur, Habiganj

currentnews The Cabinet on Monday gave its final approval to the drafts of two bills for setting up a science and technology university in Chandpur and an agriculture one in Habiganj–reports UNB. The approved More...

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