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Freshers classes start on Feb 5 at JU

Freshers classes start on Feb 5 at JU

  JU Correspondent The classes of freshers have been admitted under academic session of 2017-18, will begin on February 05 of 2018 in Jahangirnagar University (JU). University authority issued a press release signed by Deputy Registrar (education) Md. Abu Hasan, confirmed the this on Thursday. Earlier, revising the previous schedule which dated first year class to begin on […]

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RU to celebrate Martyred Intellectuals and Victory Day

RU Correspondent The authorities of Rajshahi University (RU) chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the upcoming Martyred intellectuals day and Victory day with due respect and befitting manners. Students Advisor of RU also member secretary of observation committee Prof Zannaul Ferdous confirmed it through a press note. On December 14, National flag will be hoisted […]

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Oceans under greatest threat in history

The world’s oceans are under the greatest threat in history, according to Sir David Attenborough. The seas are a vital part of the global ecosystem, leaving the future of all life on Earth dependent on humanity’s actions, he says. Attenborough will issue the warning in the final episode of the Blue Planet 2 series, which […]

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Football: Salah’s armada gets Liverpool shipshape

LONDON: Mohamed Salah has hogged the headlines this season, but as Liverpool’s 5-1 demolition of Brighton and Hove Albion demonstrated, he is but one component in a scintillating attacking armada, reports BSS. Salah took a back seat at the Amex Stadium on Saturday, contenting himself with an assist as Roberto Firmino scored twice and Philippe […]

Tesla mega-battery in Australia activated

The world’s largest lithium ion battery has begun dispensing power into an electricity grid in South Australia, reports BBC. The 100-megawatt battery, built by Tesla, was officially activated on Friday. It had in fact provided some power since Thursday due to demand caused by local hot weather. South Australia has been crippled by electricity problems […]

350 families brought under power network in Muksudpur

GOPALGANJ: Three hundred and fifty families from Krishnapur and Gopalpur villages under Muksudpur upazila were brought under electrification network by Gopalganj Palli Bidyut Samity yesterday, reports BSS. A function was held in Gopalpur School field on the occasion. Faruk Khan, a presidium member of Bangladesh Awami League (AL), inaugurated the connection lines while participating at […]

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Australia seeks help to evacuate tourists from Bali

Australia’s prime minister said Wednesday that he was discussing with his government how to help thousands of Australians stranded by volcanic smoke on the popular Indonesian resort island of Bali. Australians account for more than one in four of the international tourists who flock to Bali, so ash spewing from Mount Agung that has grounded […]

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Shell vows to reduce carbon footprint

Shell has doubled its spending on clean power and bowed to shareholder pressure by promising to halve the carbon footprint of the energy it sells by 2050, as the oil giant said it was stepping up its ambitions on green energy. The Anglo Dutch firm is increasing capital expenditure for its new energies division, to […]

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RU Biplobi Chattra Moittri gets new executives

RU Correspondent: A 15-member executive body of Biplobi Chattra Moittri of Rajshahi University (RU) unit has been formed making Fidel Monir a 4th year student of Bangla department as president and Ronju Hasan a 2nd year student of language department as general secretary. The committee has been declared after 2 day long tenth Council of […]

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BU “A” unit admission test held

TBT Report: The admission test for first year honors courses  in Barisal University (BU)  of “A” unit under academic session 2017-18  held yesterday. The test under science faculty started at 11:00am and came to an end at 12:30pm held in six centers of Barisal city including campus centre simultaneously. Barisal University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Imamul […]

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Luke Ronchi storms with bat

TBT Report: Chittagong opener Luke Ronchi storms Sylhet Sixers bowlers hitting boundaries and over-boundaries in the first match of the team in their home ground. Until filing the report, Chittagong amass 30 run losing one after 2.4 overs. Ronchi scores 28 off 12 balls with hitting massive shots. Sylhet Sixers skipper won the toss and […]

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Rangpur Rides struggle to win

TBT Report: Rangpur Riders struggle to win their first match against Khulna Titans 159 run target in Chittagong phase of BPL. Khulna amassed 158 run challenging score on the board with  a smashing 36-ball 59 knock from captain Mahmudullah Riyad. Earlier Rider skipper has won the toss and elected to bowl first. Until penning down […]

One gets capital punishment for killing wife in Gazipur

GAZIPUR:  A court here today sentenced capital punishment to a man for killing his wife on January 09, 2015, reports BSS. District and Session judge AKM Enamul Haque gave the verdict to Md Aynal Haque, 35, a resident in the city corporation. According to the prosecution story, in brief, is that, on January 09 in […]

PSC exams being held peacefully in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA: Primary Education Completion known as PSC (Primary School Certificate) Exams-2017 are being held in all the seven upazilas of the district peacefully, reports BSS. Assistant district primary education officer M. Asaduzzaman Chowdhury said a total of 49,859 candidates are appearing in the exams through 93 centres of the district. In addition, some 5797 students […]

Village courts bring justice to rural poor: Officials

RANGPUR: Government officials and public representatives at a meeting today said the village courts have started bringing justice to the rural poor by resolving minor disputes at their doorsteps, reports BSS. The observation came at the half-yearly coordination meeting on ‘Assessment of Ongoing Activities of Village Courts in Bangladesh (second phase) Project’ at the conference […]

One to die for killing farmer in Netrakona

NETRAKONA:  A court in Netrakona today sentenced a man to death and fined him Taka 20,000 for killing a farmer in village Mugalhata under Atpara upazila of the district in 2012, reports BSS. The condemned convict was Rubel Mia, son of Mohammad Halim alias Sindha Mia of village Mogalhatta in Atpara upazila. The lone accused […]

One killed in Muktagachha road accident

MYMENSINGH:  A bus helper was killed as he fell down from a bus in Babtir crossing area under Muktagachha upazila of the district yesterday morning, reports BSS. The deceased was identified as Niranjon Chandra, 55, son of Tarini Chandra, a resident of Joyda village of the upazila. Officer-in-charge of Muktagachha police station Ali Ahamad said the […]

Gaibandha to celebrate recognition of historic 7th March speech

GAIBANDHA: With a view to spreading the information of the recognition and outstanding achievement of the historic 7th speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by the UNESCO, the district administration has taken a decision to celebrate the recognition in a befitting manner on November 25, reports BSS. The district administration took the decision of celebration […]

ADB approves $1.2b to improve road communication

TBT NEWS: Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $1.2 billion in finance for the second phase upgrade of the Dhaka-Northwest international trade corridor in Bangladesh, according to a ADB press release issued today. The ADB funding will support to the corridor by improving the 190-km section from Elenga through Hatikurul to Rangpur. Road operation and […]

Govt to bring 15 more districts under railway network: Mazibul

SANGSAD BHABAN : The government has undertaken a master plan to bring 15 districts, having no railway lines, under the railway network to establish rail links. Railway Minister Md Mazibul Haque said this while replying to a starred question from treasury bench member AFM Bahauddin (Nasim) of Madaripur-3 in the Jatiya Sangsad, reports BSS. “As […]

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Spain, France press manhunt for ringleader in dual attacks

Barcelona – Authorities in Spain and France pressed the search Saturday for the supposed ringleader of an Islamic extremist cell that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, as the investigation focused on links among the Moroccan members and the house where they plotted the carnage, reports AP/UNB. Catalan police said the […]

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Bayern beats Dortmund on penalties to win German Supercup

Dortmund – Sven Ulreich saved two penalties Saturday as Bayern Munich defeated Borussia Dortmund 5-4 in a shootout to win the season-opening German Supercup, reports AP/UNB. The game went straight to penalties after Bayern scored late in a goalmouth scramble to earn a 2-2 draw in regular time. Christian Pulisic had fired Dortmund into an […]

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