Thunder bolts kill 7 in four districts.

The incidents of thunder bolts took place in Netrakona, Kurigram Lalmonirhat and Sherpur yesterday and the day before Two people died at chitulia and Chowkidhara-Nawapara under Kendua upazila of Netrakona district yesterday Another 3 died in Lalmonirhat A worker was killed by thunder bolts while working in the field in Nageswari upazila in Gaibandha Monday […]

11 private universities to be set up

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved 11 new universities to be set up soon. Out of 45 applications UGC approved 11applications after scrutiny. This is based on national education policy2010. Out going UGC Chairman Prof. Nazrul Islam met President Zillur Rahman at Bangabhaban yesterday. There he discussed about UGC recommendations. UGC recommends formation of […]

Osama Bin Laden died.

Osama Bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces on early Monday in a hideout in Pakistan. President Barack Obama said in a speech at the white house, “Justice has been done” He confirmed his death. Crowd gathered outside the white house shouting USA.USA and waving US flag. It was a psychological triumph after a decade. […]

Prime Minister inaugurated Dhaka expressway work

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the construction work of Dhaka Elevated Expressway today (Saturday morning) The inaugural ceremony was held at Army Stadium in Banani. Italian-Thailand Development Public Company Ltd (Ital-Thai Company) got the contract to build the expressway. The estimated cost is Tk 8,703 crore. According to the contract, Ital-Thai Company will build the […]

Physical, psychological abuses banned in educational institutions

Yesterday educational ministry announced a policy on banning corporal punishments to students at educational institutions. Both private and public institutions will fall under this category of educational institutions. The policy described about physical and mental punishments in detail. According to the policy if anyone is found guilty in meting out corporal punishment, the action will […]

Prime Minister inaugurated e-Books

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated e-books of 106 textbooks at her office. These books are available online. The e-books are online version of textbooks of the primary and secondary levels. Access to Information (A2I) Project of the PM’s Office and the National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) jointly transformed 33 primary level and 73 secondary […]