Tuesday, May 21, 2024

4 of a family injured in fire at Old Dhaka

Four members of a family were injured in a fire followed by an explosion in Old Dhaka’s Agasadek Lane early today. The injured — Israfil Hussain (62), his wife Salma Begum (50), their son Imran (30) and daughter Shahzadi (24) were admitted to

Man kills wife, 2 in-laws

A man allegedly hacked his wife, her mother and uncle to death in Sherpur’s Sreebordi upazila on Thursday night. Monira Begum, 30, her mother Shefali Begum, 50, and uncle Mahmud Hazi, 65, were killed at their home, said Abu Sayem, officer-in-charge of Sreebordi

New SSC exam schedule after floodwater recedes from schools: Dipu Moni

The schedule of suspended Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations will be announced once floodwater completely recedes from schools, said Education Minister Dipu Moni today (June 25, 2022). Students will be able to take the exam effortlessly after flood is over, she said while addressing as the chief guest at a programme at Chandpur ... Read more

PM Hasina inaugurates Padma Bridge

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Padma Multipurpose Bridge on Saturday. The prime minister unveiled the inauguration plaque of the much-anticipated 6.15 kilometre Padma Bridge for vehicular movement at 11:58am at Mawa end. Speaking at the auspicious moment of inaugurating the bridge, an emotion-choked prime minister remembered Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the family members ... Read more

Bangladesh women hit Malaysia for six

Bangladesh women’s national football team notched up an emphatic 6-0 win against visiting Malaysia in their first of the two-match friendly series at the Bir Shrestha Shaheed Sepahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamlapur on Thursday. Bangladesh defender Akhi Khatun scored a brace while captain Sabina Khatun, forward

Over 5 lakh expats returned home after losing jobs amid Covid-19 pandemic: Minister

Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmad today informed the parliament that more than 5 lakh Bangladeshi expatriate workers returned to the country after losing their jobs since the onset of Covid-19 pandemic. The minister said this in reply to a query from ruling Awami League MP Manzur Hossain from

1,502 candidates selected for final test under DU “Cha” unit

The admission test result (General Knowledge) of Dhaka University’s “Cha” unit under the Faculty of Fine Arts for the 2021-22 academic session was published yesterday (June 22, 2022). Total 1,502 candidates have been selected in the first step “General Knowledge” test, and now they have to sit for the final step —Figure Drawing test on ... Read more

Fu-Wang Ceramic’s Q3 profit unchanged

Fu-Wang Ceramic Industries Ltd’s earnings did not see any change in the third quarter of the current financial year. The ceramics maker reported earnings per share of Tk 0.06 for the January-March quarter against Tk 0.06 registered in the same period a year ago, according to its un-audited

Globally 36.5 million children are displaced, most since World War II

An unprecedented number of 36.5 million children were displaced by conflict, violence and other crises by the end of 2021, the highest number since World War II, according to the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF. The figure includes 13.7 million refugees and asylum-seeking children, and nearly 22.8 million children who are internally displaced due to conflict ... Read more

Amber Heard has the most beautiful face in the world, according to scientists

A scientist has found that Amber Heard has the most beautiful face in the world. Amber Heard has a perfect face as per the result of a specific mapping science formula. The apparent method that led to this conclusion involved measuring the distance between various facial features such as eyes, mouths, and face contours, and then ... Read more

Children want more govt allocation in edn, health: UNICEF survey

Nine out of ten Bangladeshi children say it is very important for the government to spend more on education, health and other areas that directly impact children, according to a new survey of Unicef. Around 14,000 children and 37,000 young people – aged 18-24 – participated in the survey, which asked them for their opinions ... Read more