Dhaka: 4:39 PM, Thu, 24 Aug, 2017

Shalwar with t-shirt banned in DU hall: probe body formed

Staff Correspondent: The authority at Dhaka University has formed a probe committee over a ban on women's shalwar with t-shirt in the varsity's Poet Sufia Kamal Hall.

Death of 28 children taking Paracetamol: 2 officers suspended

Staff Correspondent: Drug administration deputy director Altaf Hossain and its assistant director Shafiqul Islam have been suspended in a case filed for manufacturing toxic Paracetamol that killed 28 children.

HC issues rule upon Transplantation of Organs Act

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has issued a rule asking the authorities why it will not declare 3 sections of Transplantation of Organs Act illegal.

Man killed in city road accident

Staff Correspondent: An unidentified 70yr old man was killed as a speedy truck rammed him in Kashaibari area of Airport in the capital on Thursday morning.

No industrial unit near Sundarbans: HC

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has ordered not to set up any industrial unit near 10 kilometers of the Sundarbans.

HC orders to confiscate all properties of Niko

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has ordered the government to confiscate all the properties of Canadian oil and gas company Niko Resources.

3500 Rohingya people enter Bangladesh

International Desk: Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh since Myanmar announced a military buildup in violence-hit Rakhine state earlier this month, according to community leaders.

Barisal University VC gets death threat

Staff Correspondent, Barisal: Barisal University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. SM Imamul Haque has received a death threat through a mobile message.

Prapti taken to residence

Staff Correspondent: Maisha Wazed Prapti, daughter of Public Prosecutor (PP) of the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder case Wazed Ali Khokon, has been taken to their residence from hospital.

Eid-ul-Azha on Sept 2

Senior Correspondent: The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated on September 2 (Saturday) across the country as the moon of Zilhaj has been sighted in Bangladesh on Tuesday.

PM hands over cheques to violence victim families

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over cheques among injured persons and family members of the persons died in the atrocities of BNP and Jamaat-Shibir at Indurkani of Pirojpur district in 2014 and 2015.

HC issues rule against party criteria

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has issued a rule for the government and the Election Commission over the law that set down criteria for new political parties to get registered.

EC's dialogue with political parties from tomorrow

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) will start dialogue with political parties from tomorrow (August 24) to take their opinions over the arrangement of next parliamentary elections.

CBA election of Ctg port tomorrow

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: The CBA election of Chittagong port will be held tomorrow (Thursday) after a decade.

Stop hydraulic horns within 48 hours: HC

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has directed the authority concerned to stop use of hydraulic horns in city transports within 48 hours.

Ivy Rahman’s 13th death anniversary today

Staff Correspondent: The 13th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman, former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League and wife of late President Zillur Rahman, is being observed today (Thursday) in a befitting manner.

Deepika Padukone lost major Hollywood role

Entertainment Desk: Deepika Padukone made quit an impressive Hollywood debut with xXx: Return of Xander Cage opposite Vin Diesel. While her Bajirao Mastani co-star Priyanka Chopra has been making waves in the West and has already signed 2 more Hollywood flicks after Baywatch, Deepika is busy in filming Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati.