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Surgeries at RMCH shut over tender crisis

THE patients who need to undergo operations at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital are suffering much as the authorities postponed surgical operations at the hospital amid a crisis over buying medical and surgical requirements since Friday. Full story

Man held for passing himself off as reporter

Police arrested a man for impersonating a reporter of a private television channel in Sylhet city Saturday late night. The arrested was identified as Suman Ahmed, 26, of village Tajpur under Osmani Nagar police station in the district, the police said. Full story

Khulna JCF threatens to launch movement

The newly formed Jatiyatabadi Councilors̢۪ Forum has threatened to launch movement for an indefinite period if false case against city mayor Moniruzzaman Moni is not withdrawn and his status as state minister is not restored. Full story

1,700 slum households to get Tk 65 lakh grant

Financial support towards slum households for their small-business promotion could be effective means of freeing the urban poor and extreme poor communities from the vicious cycle of poverty and hunger. Full story

German professor calls on DU VC

Claus H Ruescher, professor of the department of mineralogy at University of Hannover, Germany called on Dhaka University vice-chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique at the latter̢۪s office on Sunday. Full story

Women found dead in Ctg

A woman was found dead in Karnaphuli third bridge area under the Bakolia police in Chittagong early Sunday. The deceased was identified as Nasrin Akther, 35, wife of Nazimul Islam of South Nimthol area under Patiya upazila in Chittagong. Full story

DU sets up Maniruzzaman memorial fund

The Dhaka University authorities set up ‘The Poet-Professor Dr Mohammad Maniruzzaman Memorial Lecture Fund’ at Bangla department on Tuesday, said a university press release on Sunday. The release said that late professor... Full story

Cycling club launched at JU

The Jahangirnagar Cycling Club was launched on the university campus on Sunday. A press conference was held at the JU Journalists̢۪ Association̢۪s office at the university̢۪s Teachers Students Centre on the occasion. Full story

Dry weather likely

Weather is likely to remain mainly dry with partly cloudy sky over the country till 6:00pm today. Night temperature may rise slightly and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, Met Office said. Full story


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