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Admission fees double in five years

Admission fees of many private medical colleges have almost doubled in the past fives years as the government has failed to regulate the fee levels permitted. Directorate General of Health Services officials have told New Age that the directorate had sent... Full story

Remain cautious against instigation

The information minister, Hasanul Haq Inu, at a meeting on Sunday asked a number of news managers of private television channels to be more cautious about broadcasting news related to the ongoing violence and demonstrations by... Full story

Yusuf alerted about his absentee lawyer

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Sunday asked war crimes accused Jamaat leader AKM Yusuf to decide whether or not he would change his senior lawyer as his repeated absence could damage his interests. Full story

Tarik Ahsan̢۪s death anniv today

Syed Tarik Ahsan
The first anniversary of the death of Syed Tarik Ahsan, who was an associate editor at New Age, will be observed today. The family will hold a prayer session and feed the destitute in his parental home at Patiya in Chittaong on this occasion. Full story

PM seeks more Danish investment

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday sought more Danish investments in various potential sectors like power and energy, ICT, marine fisheries, aquaculture, infrastructure development, agro-industry and frozen food in Bangladesh. Full story

BRAC, British Council win Manthan award

Bangladesh’s BRAC and British Council jointly won the Delhi-based Manthan Award for their ‘English and ICT for Adolescents’ project recently. The organisations achieved the award in the e-women and empowerment category, said... Full story

32 people held in Ctg

Chittagong Metropolitan Police rescued 32 persons who were allegedly trying to go to Malaysia through illegal ways with the help of brokers, from a hotel at the city̢۪s Bahaddarhat area on Sunday morning. Full story

AL will not object to rescheduling election, says Amu

Land minister Amir Hossain Amu on Sunday said the Awami League would not raise any objection if the Election Commission changes the polls schedule. He also said that the AL-led government was trying to negotiate with the main... Full story

2 die in Ctg incidents

Two persons, including an unidentified woman, died in separate incidents in the city̢۪s Bakalia area in Chittagong last night. One of the deceased was identified as Atiqullah Parvez, 38, an employee of Shajalal Islami Bank... Full story

Omani court orders compensation to 36 Bangladeshi workers

The Omani labour court has ordered compensation to 36 Bangladeshi workers who had been working for a construction firm in the Sultanate without regular salaries for over two years. Full story

AL-led alliance to form anarchy protection committees

The Awami League-led alliance will form ‘anarchy protection committees’ across the country to face off the mayhem carried out by BNP-led alliance in the name of movement. ‘We have taken a decision to face off the opposition... Full story

ICT defers rule on Economist contempt notice

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Sunday deferred the date of order on contempt notice against British weekly, The Economist, to December 29. The tribunal also deferred the date of hearing on the contempt notice... Full story

Hearing deferred for Khaleda̢۪s absence

A Dhaka court on Sunday deferred till January 12 the hearing on charge framing against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and eight others in the Zia orphanage and charitable trust graft cases. Full story

International Anti-Corruption Day today

Bangladesh, like other countries of the world, observes the International Anti-Corruption Day today with the government apparently moving to curtail powers of the Anti-Corruption Commission while the global Corruption Perceptions... Full story

PM meets president

Amid the country̢۪s evolving political situation, president Abdul Hamid held a meeting with prime minister Sheikh Hasina and Awami League general secretary Syed Ashraful Islam at Bangabhaban Sunday evening. Full story

Witness against Sayedee stabbed

A prosecution witness against condemned convict Delwar Hossain Sayedee was hacked by assailants at his house at Hoglabunia village of Parerhut under Zianagor upazila in Pirojpur on early Sunday. Full story

Blockade hinders ICT proceedings

The ongoing countrywide blockade enforced by BNP-led opposition alliance partly obstructed the proceedings of war crimes of trial against Jamaat leader ATM Azharul Islam as the designated lawyers for the accused did not appear... Full story

5 found dead in 3 dists

Five people, including a teenage girl, were found dead in Khulna, Narsingdi and Comilla districts on Sunday. In Khulna, police recovered the body of a run-on-hire motorcycle driver from Thakurerchak beel (water body) at Bamia... Full story


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