Thursday, February 29, 2024

Pvt varsity class at DU!

A Dhaka University teacher yesterday took a class of some students of a private university at DU’s business studies faculty violating rules. Professor Ali Ahsan of Department of Management Studies was found taking the class of around 30 students of American International University of Bangladesh (AIUB) around

Banglavision turns seven

TV channel Banglavision turns seven today. On the occasion, the channel will air special programmes throughout today and tomorrow. The celebration started last night at zero hour through cutting an anniversary cake. The channel then aired a live programme, titled “Shaptam Borshey Amra”. Noted personalities from different fields appeared on the programme

Newly built bridge undergoes repair well before handover

Most of the upper surface of a nearly completed bridge over the Buri Teesta River at Soillaghat in Dimla upazila under the district had to undergo repair as the contractor used low quality materials for the construction work, said officials. The Local Government and Engineering Department (LGED) in the district decided to construct the 171-metre-long ... Read more

New system, old result

Train Ticket Crisis in Ctg New system, old result Scalping of train tickets at Chittagong Railway Station is not being curbed despite the railway authorities’ preventive measures. The authorities reduced the lead time for buying advance tickets from 10 days to 3 days since February 17 in an attempt to make saleable tickets available at ... Read more

Satellite by 2015

Deal signed with US firm Bangladesh will launch its first satellite into space by 2015 in a landmark move towards opening a new era in communication and broadcasting and creating new businesses. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission yesterday signed a Tk 82.5 crore consultancy deal with a US firm, Space Partnership International (SPI). The

Electricity price hiked

Effective from March 1 The government yesterday hiked electricity prices by Tk 0.28 per unit for bulk consumers and Tk 0.30 per unit for retail users with retrospective effect from March 1 this year. As a result, power tariff for bulk clients increased by 7.49 per cent from Tk 3.74/kilowatt-hour to Tk 4.02 a unit ... Read more

9.26 lakh appear at HSC exams from April 1

The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations under the ten education boards will begin on April 1 across the country with 9.26 lakh sitting for the test. This is for the first time the examinees facing creative type questions in Bangla First paper. Earlier, these students needed to face creative type questions in ... Read more

Rab men assault DU teacher

Members of Rapid Action Battalion beat up a Dhaka University teacher as he requested them to move their car that was obstructing a narrow lane, the victim has claimed. Muhammad Saif Uddin Khan, lecturer of finance, was admitted to Pongu Hospital with severe injuries in his abdomen, forehead and left

Tamim a Pune Warrior

Says recent struggles changed him Tamim Iqbal will be the second Bangladeshi after all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to take part in the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which begins on April 4 as the dashing Tigers opener has signed for the Pune Warriors franchise. With the signing of Tamim, who replaces injured ... Read more

BTRC recommends five licences for 3G service

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Wednesday sent to the telecommunication ministry the draft guideline for awarding five licences for 3G mobile service. Of the five licences, the state-run Teletalk would get one while four other licences would be awarded to four private mobile phone operators, including any new operator, through

Prova returns …

To end all kinds of postulations and imaginations popular TV actress and model Sadia Jahan Prova has returned to media yesterday. She has started to take part in shooting for a play titled ‘Pronoyini’ after a two-year break. Kaisar Ahmed is giving direction of the play, which shooting was held at Promi shooting house in ... Read more

Water crisis in Ctg to deepen

Wasa struggles to meet growing demand in summer Chittagong city will face a deeper water crisis from April when demand for water is projected to peak to a level three times the water supplying authorities are able to supply. The crisis is already unbearable with Chittagong Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) supplying just around ... Read more

Notre Dame College plans to set up univ

Notre Dame College having reputation for offering quality higher secondary education plans to set up a university to offer further education, college officials said. The officials said that it had already collected application form from the University Grants Commission. ‘The college authorities have decided to set up a university. We have collected

Online stores get more hits

Online shopping is becoming popular in Bangladesh, encouraging new entrants to open e-portals for consumer goods and household essentials. In the past one year, nearly a dozen online shopping portals or e-trading platforms launched operations, offering products and services from vegetables, clothes, computer accessories