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3 killed in Ashulia road crash

Savar Correspondent At least three people were killed and several others injured as two bushes collided head-on at Ashulia, outskirts of capital Dhaka. The road crash happened around 8:30am Thursday at Moragang area on Baipile-Abdullahpur road. Among the deceased, two are men while the other is a woman. However, their identities could not be known immediately. Two units of Tongi ... Read More »

3 friends crushed to death under covered van

Chittagong Correspondent Three friends were crushed to death under a covered van in the district on Wednesday night. The accident took place around 10.30pm in Banubazar area under the district’s Sitakunda upazila. The deceased were identified as Md Rakib Uddin (25), Noyon (28) and Mohammad Jabed (30). The three persons were friends and residents of Fakirhat area of Sitakunda upazila. ... Read More »

2 killed as bus hits tree in Comilla

Comilla Correspondent Two people including the driver were killed and 10 others were injured as a bus hit a roadside tree in front of Haji Tower adjacent to Palki Cinema Hall of the district’s Chandina Upazila on Wednesday midnight. The deceased could not be identified immediately. Sub-Inspector (SI) Monirul Islam, In-Charge of Eliyotganj Police Outpost, confirmed the news. He said, ... Read More »

SSC exams begin today

Education Desk The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations of 2017 under ten education boards across the country begin Thursday. The examinations are set to start at 10:00am at 3,236 centres all over the country. This year, 17,86,613 students — 9,10,501 boys and 8,76,112 girls, will take part in the examinations. Of them, 14,25,900 students will sit for the ... Read More »

67th Int’l Film festival to start in Germany on February 9

By European Bureau Chief Nazmun Nesa Piari The 67th Berlinale, Berlin’s world-famous International Film festival will start in the capital of Germany on February 9,2017 . The movie shown on the first evening is the world-premiere “Django”. This French movie tells the story of Django Reinhardt,a famous composer and guitarist Who fled from the German occupied Paris in 1943. Django ... Read More »

IPL 10 to start on April 5

Sport Desk The 10th season of Indian Premier League (IPL) will commence as per schedule on April 5 while the existing processes for availing the services and appointment of vendors will continue. “The IPL 2017 season will commence as scheduled from 5th April 2017. The IPL operational timelines for 2017 season will be communicated shortly by the BCCI/IPL management team,” ... Read More »

The offices of ten Secretaries and Secretary level officers were reshuffled on Wednesday. The Ministry of Public Administration issued gazette notifications in this connection. Fayjur Rahman, secretary of post and telecommunication, was made secretary of the fisheries and livestock resources ministry, Maksudul Hasan, secretary of fisheries and fivestock resources ministry, was appointed as secretary of textile and jute ministry. Besides, Sham Sundar Sikdar, secretary of information and communication technology division was made secretary of post and telecommunication while, Farid Uddin Ahmed, secretary of Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division was made secretary of Security Services Division of Home Minister. Home Ministry secretary Dr Kamal Uddin Ahmed was made secretary of Public Security Department of Home Ministry while, Shuvashis Bose, acting secretary of textile and jute ministry appointed as acting secretary of commerce ministry.

International Desk While President Donald Trump has been tweeting about the necessity of banning immigrants and refugees to stop an influx of “bad dudes” to the US, he might be shocked to learn that the highest number of domestic terrorist attacks in recent years were carried out by US citizens. Information from Terrorism in America After 9/11 found that 190 ... Read More »

Initiative to establish alumni at JnU Journalism Dept

JnU Correspondent Authorities of Department of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ) of Jagannath University (JnU) have taken an initiative to establish alumni association with their former students. On this occasion, a reunion is scheduled to be organised in the department at 11:00am on Friday (February 3). The former students of the department have been asked to attend the reunion. Three ... Read More »

Major reshuffle in administration

businessnews24bd.com The offices of ten Secretaries and Secretary level officers were reshuffled on Wednesday. The Ministry of Public Administration issued gazette notifications in this connection. Fayjur Rahman, secretary of post and telecommunication, was made secretary of the fisheries and livestock resources ministry, Maksudul Hasan, secretary of fisheries and fivestock resources ministry, was appointed as secretary of textile and jute ministry. ... Read More »

Palestinian President arrives in Dhaka

businessnews24bd.com Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday on a three-day official visit. A special flight carrying Abbas and his entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport this afternoon. President Hamid received the Palestinian President near the VVIP Tarmac of Hazarat Shahjalal International Airport amid a 21-gun salute. Palestinian foreign minister Reyad Al Malki, chief justice of Palestine ... Read More »

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