Thursday, November 30, 2023

Dipu Moni for lifting age cap on univ education

News Desk : Education Minister Dipu Moni hoped the university authorities will take steps to lift the restriction on the age limit for higher education at the institutions. “We want to lift the age limit for obtaining higher education in the universities,” the minister said. “I hope our university authorities will start the necessary ... Read more

Schools, colleges to reopen on Sept 12

In-person classes for SSC, HSC examinees, Class V students every day, for others one day a week The government on Sunday decided to reopen all types of educational institutions from primary to higher secondary levels on September 12 after the institutions remained closed for more than 17 months due to the Covid outbreak in Bangladesh. ... Read more

Let Grameen Bank work productively

Hillary conveys US concern over Yunus removal; urges Dhaka to ensure press freedom, scope for NGOs At her first meeting with Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni in two years, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has conveyed her country’s concern over the Nobel Prize-winning Grameen Bank and the removal of its reputed managing director Prof ... Read more

Dipu Moni’s statement draws flak

Expressing concern about Foreign Minister Dipu Moni’s recent statements about the country’s indigenous people, 15 noted rights activists yesterday said such statements betray the spirit of the Liberation War and insult those who believe in diversity and plurality. In a statement, they said the spirit of the Liberation War was of democracy, pluralism and

Raja Devasish rejects FM’s statement

Chakma Raja Devasish Roy yesterday in a written statement refuted Foreign Minister Dipu Moni’s claim that non-Bangalee hill-people of the Chittagong Hill Tracts are not “indigenous” but “ethnic minorities”. As the minister termed the hill-people as economic migrants, Raja Devasish said political, social, and economic causes of migration cannot be the basis of disentitlement to ... Read more

FM faces agitating stranded Bangladeshis

Foreign minister Dipu Moni faced agitating Bangladesh nationals stranded at border points between Libya and Egypt for delay in relocating them from politically volatile and strife-torn Libya on Sunday, according to diplomatic sources. They criticized the government for its lukewarm attitude in repatriating people stranded in