Assembly of admission seekers couldn’t be held

Assembly in protest of the new admission system into medical colleges could not be held in front of the Shahid Minar due to police intervention. Police arrested eight students but later released them. However, a section of students has submitted a memorandum to the prime minister in this regard. They have shown several reasons in […]

Price of gold increased in local market

Due to an increase in gold price in international market local gold dealers have decided to increase the price of gold in the local market. The new price is in effect from Sunday. The new price increment is about Taka 1500 per 11.664 gm. That is 22 carat gold sells at Taka 57,970 per 11.664gm […]

NU: 3rd year examination of 1 September postponed

Due to some inevitable circumstances NationalUniversityhas postponed its 3rd year honours examination to be held on 1st September. The said examination will be held on 2nd September. All other examinations will be held according to the former schedule. Details will be available from

Admission procedure of Jagannath University started

Admission procedure for the 1st year of honours courses for the session 2012-13 started from 27 August. the admission procedure is similar to that of the last year. Prospective students will be able to apply over mobile phone sending SMS. From a press release of the university it was known that the application procedure will […]

Harassment while returning to Dhaka

Eid holydays are over. Those who left Dhaka to meet their kith and kin must return to Dhaka for their livelihood. This is the same harassment they had to face when they left Dhaka. Little transportation was available compared to the number of passengers. The fare is in most cases almost double. People had to […]

Today is the death anniversary of poet Nazrul

The country will observe 36th death anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam today. Kazi Nazrul Islam is also known as a rebel poet. He died on29 August 1976. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman brought him toDhakafromCalcuttain 1972. He was born in the westBengal. Different organizations are organizing various programs in this regard. Radio and TV […]

Ibn Sina Pharma fined

Ibn Sina is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies of Bangladesh. Its factory is built on thirteen acres of land in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur district near the capital Dhaka. The factory was operating without any clearance from Department of Environment for eighteen years. This factory produces about 168 types of drugs including antibiotics, anti-histamines, […]

Medical college admission: protest today

A group of students who are eager to sit for an admission test are protesting against the decision taken by the government about the admission procedure of medical colleges. Earlier the government has taken a decision to conduct the admission procedure of medical colleges based on the number obtained at HSC and SSC. This caused […]

Education minster’s call to resist eve teasing

Eve teasing was always a problem for teenage girls and young women around the world. Bangladesh is not also an exception. School going teenage girls, female college and university students and even female professionals are becoming victim of eve teasing. Stalkers usually pass irritating comments to girls, intentionally grope their body. There are many kinds […]

Restrictions on recruiting Bangladeshi works

As Bangladesh has very limited export items, it relies heavily on remittance. The only resource surplus here is the manpower. Though there is shortage of skilled manpower. Mostly midlevel skilled workers go to different foreign countries especially Middle Eastern countries. But global economic recession had also threatened to shrink this sector also. Remittance is the […]

Order to remove banners and billboards from foot-over bridges

Local government ministry ordered two city corporations to remove the banners, posters and billboards from foot-over bridges ofDhakacity. Jahangir Kabir nanok ordered the two chief executive officers of the two city corporation. There are allegations of snatching and illegal activities on many of the foot-over bridges due to these billboards. This initiative was taken to […]

Conservation of Hilsha fishes

The westBengalgovernment had taken initiatives to secure part of the different rivers for the better production of Hilsha fishes. Fishing is prohibited in the respective restricted areas. Hilsha fishes are of saline water but during their reproduction period they come to the rivers. Their reproduction period is from October to December. Fishing is prohibited during […]

News in brief (of Eid holydays)

Eid: the nation observed Eid ul fitre in due religious fervour. The main Eid jamat (Prayer) held in the national Eid Gah despite drizzling . President and many renowned personnel were present in that prayer. National mosque (Baitul moquaram) conducted several jamats. Law and order: The law and order situation in the most market area […]

Sakib is on top again

Bangladeshi cricketer and former captain of national team have been ranked on top in ICC test All Rounder rankings. He was in this position before but removed by his rival another South African all rounder Jacques Kallis. Sakib didn’t play a single test match after 2011 and Kallis’s degradation is due to recent performance against […]

Asmani is no more

Jasimuddin is famous for his poetry and other literary works on the village life of Bangladesh. Especially he highlighted the poverty and inequality. He dreamed a society of justice and equality. Many of the characters of his literature were from his observation of village life. Rupai and Asmani were two of them. Rupai died few […]