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Daily Archives: January 31, 2017

Asia targets tourism, education boost from Trump travel ban

Seeking to capitalize on US President Donald Trump’s controversial new travel restrictions, companies and officials in Asia said they would target greater tourism and education ties with Muslims worried about the curbs, reports  Trump’s Friday directive put a 120-day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90-day bar on citizens ... Read More »

500 students worried about their future in Sylhet

Sylhet Correspondent Sylhet Classic International School and College located at uposhahor in the city. Sylhet in facing problem with its rented house. Due to dispute between the owner of the house and school authority this situation arise. House owner violate court order and use muscle. Any moment any untoward incident will held. So 5 Hundred students are worried about their ... Read More »

Dhaka Int’l Trade Fair to continue until Feb 4 The ongoing Dhaka International Trade Fair will end on Feb 4 instead of Jan 31. The decision came from a meeting of the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) on Monday that organises the month-long fair every year. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed told reporters after the meeting, “This time, the fair will continue for four more days to meet the demand ... Read More »

Green University holds freshers’ orientation

Education Desk The orientation program of Spring Semester-2017 of Green University of Bangladesh (GUB) for the newly enrolled students was held on 30 January 2017 at the Green Auditorium of the University. The Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Md. Golam Samdani Fakir presided over the program while  Md. Shahid Ullah, Treasurer & Director of Student Affairs, Lt. Gen. Md. Mainul Islam ... Read More »

4 RU Shibir men sent to jail

 RU Correspondent A Rajshahi Court on Tuesday sent four students of Rajshahi University to jail for their alleged involvement with Islami Chhatra Shibir politics.  The court passed the order after Police produced RU Shibir Habibur Rahman Hall unit president Abu Jafor, master’s student of philosophy department, general secretary Saiful Islam, master’s student of social work department, finance secretary Anamul Islam, ... Read More »

AL, BNP submit names for new EC to search committee

The country’s two major political parties, the ruling Awami League and the BNP have submitted their preferences as next election commissioner, reports  On Tuesday, delegations of the parties handed sealed letters to the offices of the Cabinet Division, which is providing secretarial support to the president-formed search committee. Around 12:30pm, the BNP delegation led by Senior Joint Secretary General ... Read More »

3 cops, local men involved A judicial magistrate in his investigation has found involvement of three police personnel and some local miscreants in setting fire to Santal houses during an eviction drive in Gaibandha on November 6 last year, according to a source who has access to the probe report. Gaibandha Chief Judicial Magistrate Mohammad Shahidullah, who has conducted the inquiry, submitted the 65-page ... Read More »

BNP to propose names for new EC BNP will propose five names for the appointment of the chief election commissioner and other commissioners today. The party’s Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizivi and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Personal Secretary ABM Abdus Sattar will submit the proposal to an additional secretary of the Cabinet Division by 11:00am. BNP Chief Khaleda Zia and party’s Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul ... Read More »

3 killed as car crashes into tree in Barisal

Barisal correspondent At least three people were killed as a private car crashed into a roadside tree in Rahmatpur area in Babuganj upazila of Barisal on Tuesday morning.   The deceased were identified as Monir Hossain, son of Yusuf Ali Hawladar; Mihir Das, son of Monindra Das and the other one could not be identified immediately.   Barisal airport police ... Read More »

3 BCL men hacked in Sylhet

Sylhet Correspondent Three leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of the ruling Awami League, have been hacked by masked miscreants at Tilagorh area of the city on Monday night. The injured were identified as Razon Chowdhury, former BCL leader and president of local Shapla Sangha, BCL activists Tanim and Mabrur. They were admitted to Sylhet ... Read More »