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Khaleda trying to usurp state power: Inu

Khaleda trying to usurp state power: Inu

DHAKA : By holding the nation and SSC examinees hostage Khaleda Zia is trying to usurp state power,” Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, told reporters yesterday, reports BSS. The minister was addressing a “Meet the Reporters” gathering at the Shagar-Runi auditorium of Dhaka Reporters’ Unity (DRU). The meeting was chaired by the president of […]

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USB plugins hidden in walls around the world

Interesting News Berlin-based media artist Aram Bartholl is leaving a trail from Paris to London of something special for the world to find: USB dead drops. Each USB driven Bartholl leaves is hidden in plain sight, buried in walls of stone or other public places. What he left them there for (and what you can […]

PDB offices come under bomb attacks in Ctg, Sirajganj

DHAKA : Miscreants hurled crude bombs targeting two local offices of Power Development Board (PDB) in Chittagong and Sirajganj districts on Saturday, reports UNB. In Chittagong, two crude bombs tossed by pickets went off with a big bang in front of the head office of the Power Development Board (PDB) at Agrabad in the port […]

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Nasim Plaza fire kills 13

TBT Desk Plastic goods manufacturing factory of APCCO Bangladesh Ltd in, behind Sony Cinema hall in Mirpur caught fire on Saturday evening. Soon after the fire 15 units of fire fighters went to the site to bring the fire under control. Mohammad Anisur Rahman, SI of Mirpur Shah Ali Police station informed that soon after […]

Jamaat leader held in city

DHAKA : Police arrested a leader of Jamaat-e-Islami from Mugda area in the city on Friday night on charge of financing violent activities during the ongoing countrywide blockade, reports UNB. The arrestee was identified as Shamsur Rahman, deputy registrar of Bangladesh Islami University (Dhaka campus). Tipped off, a team of Mugda thana police conducted a […]

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Net, satellite connections to Khaleda’s office also cut off

DHAKA : After disconnecting power connection to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office, the authorities concerned on Saturday also cut off satellite and internet connections to it, reports UNB. BNP Chairperson’s media wing member Shamsuddin Didar said they found the satellite and internet connections disconnected at noon. He, however, could not confirm when exactly the […]

Police to give security on way & at examination centres: IGP

DHAKA : Inspector General Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque said yesterday they will provide the examinees with all necessary securities on their way to examination centres and also at the centres during the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations beginning on February 2, reports BSS. “If the government decides to hold the SSC examinations […]

UGC wants varsities to introduce 50 globally important disciplines

DHAKA : The University Grant Commission (UGC), a statutory apex body that monitors higher education, wants the universities in Bangladesh to introduce 50 globally important disciplines to create competent human resources, reports UNB. The UGC in its recently published annual report 2013 says Bangladesh needs to create science and technology-based skilled manpower for surviving in […]

Hasan demands Khaleda’s arrest

DHAKA : Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia should be arrested for creating anarchy across the country in the name of democratic movement, reports BSS. “Khaleda Zia should be arrested for unleashing violence, hurling bombs in the name of movement….it is the demand of the […]

Nahid expects BNP to postpone programmes

SYLHET : Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Saturday hoped that BNP-led 20-party alliance will postpone their programmes during the SSC examinations for the sake of 15 lakh examinees, reports BSS. “I hope some leaders of BNP-led 20-party alliance will realize the fact and postpone their programmes for the sake of 15 lakh SSC examinees’ […]