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  • The sisters learnt knifing online

    The two Bangladeshi sisters arrested for attacking a man in Australia and a policeman in Dhaka learned operation of a knife from internet videos, said investigators yesterday.

  • Review quota system

    Around five hundred government job seekers yesterday demonstrated on the Dhaka University (DU) campus, demanding reformation of existing quota system in various government recruitment process including Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations.

  • 2,800 conferred degrees at NSU

    The 21st convocation of the North South University (NSU) was held on its Bashundhara campus in Dhaka yesterday.

  • Tea expo starts today

    A three-day Bangladesh Tea Expo-2018 will begin in the capital today.

  • Bee fair begins

    A two-day National Bee Fair (Jatiya Mou Mela) will begin in Akm Giasuddin Milky auditorium in the capital today.

  • Qulkhwani

    Qulkhwani of Prof ASM Zakaria Swapan, former pro-vice chancellor (academic) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, was held

  • Conduct more research on ‘Ruposi Bangla’ poet

    More research on the life, works, ideology and influence of Jibanananda Das has to be conducted, demanded speakers at a

  • 2 children drown in Sirajganj

    Two 3-year-old boys drowned in the Korotoa river in Ghatina Bridge area under Ullahpara upazila of the district on Friday.

  • Banani manpower businessman murder

    Banani murder suspect ‘murders’ again, gets caught

    A suspect in last year’s Banani manpower businessman murder is caught by locals and handed over to police while he was fleeing away after reportedly killing another man in Dhaka’s Badda area.

  • Government job recruitment BCS quota system

    ‘Reform govt job quota system’

    A student rights group will organise a protest programme at all educational institutions across the country on Thursday demanding a reformation of existing quota system in various government recruitment process including BCS (Bangladesh Civil Service) examinations.