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  • Women entrepreneurs form a human chain in Barisal city on Tuesday to protest at political unrest. — New Age photo

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Barisal women entrepreneurs rally against political unrest

Women entrepreneurs form a human chain in Barisal city on Tuesday to protest at political unrest. — New Age photo
Women entrepreneurs in Barisal on Tuesday formed a human chain and burnt copies of their trade licences in protest at the ongoing political crisis and blockade. If this situation continued, they... Full story

Section of FFs to march against violence on railway, road

A section of freedom fighters would launch a march on December 19 in protest at the recent sabotages in rail and roads during the hartal and blockage programmes, enforced by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 18 party allies. Full story

Collective efforts essential for ensuring rights of disabled people

Speakers at a human chain cum street-corner meeting in Rajshahi on Tuesday emphasised the need for collective efforts of both the public and private organisations concerned for ensuring fundamental rights of people with disabilities. Full story

48 birds freed in Rajshahi

The Rajshahi Wild Life Management and Nature Preservation Department on Tuesday freed 48 birds of different types of native birds. The department, conducting a mobile court in the Rajshahi rail station area, seized the birds and sentenced the... Full story

Three injured in oil tanker fire in Ctg

At least three people received burn injury in a fire in an oil tanker of the state-owned Jamuna Oil Company at Chittagong port Tuesday morning. The injured — Md Kamal, Azmi and Emon — were on duty in the... Full story

CU postpones admission viva of H, G units

The Chittagong University authorities on Tuesday postponed the viva tests of Biological Science Faculty (H-Unit) and Institute of Marine Sciences and Fisheries (G-Unit) of first-year honours courses under 2013-14 academic session. Full story

RUET admission postponed

The admission activities of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology were postponed due to unavoidable reason, a RUET press release said on Tuesday. The admission committee president, Professor... Full story

Dry weather likely

Light rain is likely to occur at one or two places over Chittagong, Khulna and Barisal divisions till 6:00pm today. Weather may remain dry with partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country, Met Office said. Full story


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