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  • BRACU teachers get 'Heroines of Health' award

    Two professors of Brac University James P Grant School of Public Health have received “Heroines of Health 2018” award for their work and

  • 'Inhumane behaviour'

    Authorities of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) yesterday suspended a security guard on an allegation of scuffling with a dying patient at Haemodialysis unit of the hospital on late Tuesday night.

  • HC summons two IOs

    The High Court yesterday summoned the investigation officers of two separate militancy cases to appear before it on May 30 for

  • Probe body formed

    Director of Department of Health, Chittagong division yesterday formed a probe committee to investigate into the incident of disposal of the body of a newborn into a dumpster by a private hospital in the port city.

  • Dr Reyan Anis joins United Hospital

    Renowned cardiologist Dr Reyan Anis, MRCP, FRCP has joined United Hospital. She is now attending patients' and doing cardiac procedures at Cath Lab of the hospital, said a press release.

  • Authorities yet to repair Mymensingh embankment

    The Mymensingh Town Protection Embankment, which was severely damaged by the recent heavy rainfalls, is yet to be repaired.

  • HC to hear Khaleda's bail plea today

    The High Court yesterday continued hearing on a petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking bail in a murder case.

  • Avoid using polythene

    Speakers at a seminar yesterday urged all to avoid using products made of polythene and plastic as those are harmful to environment.

  • Sexual harassment, violence against women frequent at work

    Speakers at a discussion yesterday urged the government to stress on preventing workplace violence and harassment while addressing labour issues in the upcoming International Labour Conference in Geneva next week.

  • 1 lakh Rohingyas to be shifted to Bhasanchar soon: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said one lakh of the displaced Rohingya people, now living in Bangladesh, will be shifted to Bhasanchar Island in Noakhali soon for giving them shelter there until their repatriation.