UNB, Rangamati : Authorities at Rangamati’s Juraichhari upazila imposed restrictions on public assembly Wednesday to avert any untoward incident as two rival political groups announced simultaneous rallies at the same...
City Desk : Awami League (AL) Presidium Member Jahangir Kabir Nanak said military dictator Ziaur Rahman had served as a Pakistani spy during the Liberation War.He said these types of spies killed Bangabandhu after independence and later, they passed the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution in Parliament to save the Bangabandhu killers from being brought to justice.Nanak said this on Monday while addressing as the chief guest a discussion in memory of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman...
City Desk : Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said the government is imparting training to 200,000 secondary school teachers on student counseling to boost students’ self-confidence so they can prevent social curses like suicides.“We are providing training to 2 lakh secondary-level school teachers on student counseling under a programme,” she said this on Monday while speaking about trend of committing suicide among students at a view-exchange meeting with journalists at her ministry office .Education Reporters Association of Bangladesh (ERAB) and...
City Desk :Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said they are not afraid of the BNP’s threat of movement since the people has been with their party for the last seven decades.He made the remark while speaking at a press conference at his official residence on Tuesday morning.Responding to statements of BNP leaders that the government is trying to create anarchy in the country, Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, questioned why the government would...
City Desk :Sensible and effective role of the journalists, working in print, electronic and online media, can be the best ways of bringing the patients suffering from obstetric fistula under treatment and rehabilitation. The patients are getting the support of treatment and rehabilitation free of cost as many of the government and non-government organisations concerned are working in this field setting the target of freeing the country from obstetric fistula by 2030. So, utmost emphasis should be given on reaching the...
Reuters, Tokyo :The dollar lingered near a two-decade top on major peers on Monday, ahead of a week loaded with market holidays and central bank decisions from Washington to London and Tokyo.The dollar index, which measures the currency against six counterparts, was 0.2 per cent stronger than Friday at 109.84, consolidating after a volatile couple of weeks that took it as high as 110.79 on Sept. 7 for the first time since mid-2002.Investors have scrambled to price in higher US...
Business Desk :Stocks extended their gaining streak for the third consecutive session Monday, with the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), crossing the 6,600-mark after four months.DSEX, the key index of the DSE (DSE), went up by 65.74 points or 1.0 per cent to settle at 6,600.88. DSEX added 113 points in the past three trading days.Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, jumped to Tk 19.90 billion on the premier bourse, which was 10 per cent higher...
BSS :Two phones owned by jailed pro- democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai can be searched on national security grounds and are not protected by journalistic privilege, a senior judge ruled Tuesday in Hong Kong.Lai, owner of the now-shuttered Apple Daily tabloid, will soon go on trial for “collusion with foreign forces”, an offence that carries up to life in prison under the sweeping national security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong two years ago.Two smartphones were seized when hundreds of...
BSS :Malaysia reported 1,946 new COVID- 19 infections as of midnight Monday, bringing the national total to 4,778,140, according to the health ministry.There is one new imported case, with 1,945 cases being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed. Another eight deaths were reported, pushing the death toll to 36,206. The ministry reported 3,271 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 4,710,366. There are 31,568 active cases, with 75 being held in intensive care and...
BSS :Ukrainian forces pressed their counter-offensive to retake the Russian-occupied southern region of Kherson, while a team of UN experts were en route to inspect the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant which was targeted by fresh shelling over the weekend.The coastal region of Kherson and its capital city of the same name have been contested by Russian troops since the war broke out six months ago.“Ukrainian armed forces have launched their offensive in several areas in the south,” the head of the...
Al Jazeera :Dutch police said six people were killed and seven other people hurt on Sunday after a truck ran off the top of a dike road and ploughed into revelers at a neighborhood barbecue.The accident happened around six pm on Saturday when the Spanish-registered lorry left the road in the village of Nieuw-Beijerland, 30 kilometres south of Rotterdam.The victims were three women aged 28, 32 and 75, and three men aged 41, 50 and 62, all from the local...
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Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Legendary actress Anwara played the role of ‘Aleya’ in famous movie ‘Nawab Sirajuddaula.’ This time popular TV actress of present generation, Nayma Alam Maha played the role...
Naomi Watts has officially expressed her interest in joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as a villain, though for a heartwarming reason. The franchise has attracted high-caliber talent since its start...
China’s men’s basketball team defeated Bahrain 80-67 in the FIBA World Cup (WC) Asian qualifiers in Nur-Sultan on Monday evening. Zhou Qi led China with 22 points and seven rebounds, followed by 14 points from Zhu Junlong. Hu Mingxuan added 12 points. Mustafa Husein Ali Ahmad Rashed had a team-high 24 points for Bahrain. China started the game with a 6-0, followed by a 15-2 run to finish the first quarter on 25-11. Bahrain took a 9-0 sprint in the...
Agency :Former Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani will join Valencia on free transfer, the Spanish club announced on social media on Monday (Aug 29).The Uruguay team forward, 35, was available after his contract expired earlier in summer after spending the last two seasons at Old Trafford.According to the club, Cavani has agreed to sign a two-year contract and will be...
Agency :Serena Williams defeated Montenegro’s Danka Kovinic 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the US Open on Monday.Williams postponed her farewell to professional tennis with her victory, as the 40-year-old, widely regarded as the greatest of all time, hinted earlier this month that she would retire after the US Open.“I feel so comfortable on this court and in front...
Sports Reporter :Saint Gregory’s High School emerged the champions of the Boys’ group in the Polar Ice Cream 27th School Handball Tournament, while Viqarunnisa Noon School & College became champions in the Girls’ group at the Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium on Tuesday.Saint Gregory’s High School defeated Narinda Government High School by 35-24 goals in the final after completing the first session with a 16-9 lead in the first half.Arafat of Saint Gregory’s High School scored 10...
Agency :Premier League outfit AFC Bournemouth have sacked head coach Scott Parker after just four games of the new season.Parker has lost his job just four days after Bournemouth lost 9-0 away to Liverpool in what was the joint worst Premier League defeat in history.Owner Maxim Demin commented on the club’s website that he would “like to place on record...