Sep 17 2019 Sexual Harassment: Headmaster suspended

The headmaster of a government primary school in Patuakhali has been suspended as a probe found him guilty of sexually harassing female students. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Sep 17 2019 Tigers seek more than a win

Bangladesh will be looking for much more than just a win when they step out to take on Zimbabwe in the opener of the Chattogram leg of the ongoing tri-nation T20I series — involving Bangladesh, Zimbabwe and Afghanistan — at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium today. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Sep 17 2019 Padma Bridge Rail Link: Mawa-Bhanga route to open in June 2021

The government plans to open a portion of the rail route connecting Dhaka to Jashore through the Padma bridge by June 2021 as the problems in the rail project’s design have been resolved. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Sep 17 2019 In the heart of conflict

A loud, screeching alarm pierced through the otherwise peaceful evening in a stretch of the Malian desert in West Africa around 7:30pm. The resting Bangladeshi soldiers — stationed in the Saharan country as part of a UN peacekeeping mission — sprung into action at the siren. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Sep 17 2019 Pay hike for journalists unrealistic

Terming the pay scales of the 9th Newspaper Wage Board unrealistic, Newspaper Owners’ Association of Bangladesh (Noab) yesterday said no newspaper was capable of implementing the 9th Wage Board. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Sep 17 2019 Fish dying in Hakaluki haor

When farmers were looking forward to some earnings by fishing, the Hakaluki haor in Moulvibazar has turned into a contaminated wetland with dead fish floating ashore. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Sep 17 2019 Biman to get three more aircraft: PM

Bangladesh has a plan to procure three more Dash planes for Biman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Sep 17 2019 Rohingyas in Voter List: EC staffers, fraud ring behind it

A nexus of brokers and some dishonest staffers of the Election Commission’s Chattogram office provides forged national identity cards to Rohingyas, an EC investigation team has found. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Sep 17 2019 Steps against JU VC if the allegations found true

Jahangirnagar University Vice-chancellor Prof Farzana Islam will face action if the allegation of giving money to Chhatra League leaders is found to be true, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said yesterday. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Sep 17 2019 Toxic animal feed still coming in

The Chattogram Customs House has recently seized 2,717 tonnes of imported fish and poultry feed containing hazardous ingredients like meat and bone meal (MBM), animal bones and by-products of pigs, which can cause cancer in humans. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 
 
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