RU student Sifat murder: Husband jailed for 10 yrs

PNS: Rajshahi University student Wahida Sifat’s husband was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for provoking his wife to commit suicide in March 2015.The verdict was given by Judge Sayeed... Read More

Moonlight wins best picture Oscar

PNS: Moonlight has won the best picture Oscar in an unlikely victory, sensationally defeating the strong favourite La La Land.This was after Faye Dunaway read out La La Land as the victor –... Read More

Bus driver arrested for running over student in Dhaka

PNS: The bus driver of the road crash which killed a female medical student in Dhaka was arrested on Sunday night.The law enforcers also arrested the helper, Milon, and seized the bus from the... Read More

HC orders 28 firms to stop producing antibiotics

PNS: The government was directed by the High Court to stop production and marketing of antibiotic penicillin and hormone drugs of 28 companies including Amico and Decent pharmaceuticals by 72... Read More

Appointing SC judges: HC questions legality of president’s power

PNS: The High Court has issued a ruling asking the authorities concerned of the government to explain in four weeks as to why the constitutional provision that gives the president the power to... Read More


Prisoners will get cell phone facilities: Kamal

PNS: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said prisoners will soon get access to cell phone facilities to talk to their family members.The minister was speaking at Kashimpur Central Jail in... Read More

Kishoreganj murder: Two sentenced to death

PNS: Two people have been sentenced to death in the 2012 murder case of local Awami League font leader in Kishoreganj.Md Alam Sabuj, general secretary of Upazila Unit of Juba League, went... Read More

UNESCO awards JAAGO Foundation for contribution in education

PNS: Bangladeshi non-government organisation (NGO) Jaago Foundation and a German NGO received UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for innovation in Education on Tuesday.The prize recognizes two outstanding projects that make innovative...

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Cabinet approves Hajj packages worth Tk 3.19 lakh

PNS: The cabinet on Monday approved Hajj packages worth Tk 3.19 lakh.The decision was made during a weekly cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.10,000 balloted, 117,158 non-balloted pilgrims from Bangladesh can go to...

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Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star

PNS: Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.The findings were also announced at a news conference at NASA...

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‘BSMMU Pro-VC assault’: Medical services suspended

PNS: Two groups of doctors got into a fight at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) halting hospital services following the assault of a pro-vice chancellor allegedly by Vice Chancellor Prof Kamrul Hasan Khan.The...

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New dowry prohibition law: 14-yr jail for inciting suicide

PNS: A new dowry prohibition law draft gives 14-year jail term for inciting suicide and life sentence for critically injuring the victim.During the Cabinet’s weekly meeting, it initially cleared the draft of the ‘Dowry Prohibition Act 2017’...

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Tigers leave for Sri Lanka

PNS: Bangladesh National Cricket Team led by Mushfiqur Rahim left Dhaka for Sri Lanka on Monday noon for their upcoming tour against the host comprising of two-Test, three-ODI, and two-match T20 series against the hosts.Tigers will begin...

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