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  • Girl Guides members attend a programme in the Barisal city on Thursday, calling for empowering the girls in order to achieve the millennium development goals. — New Age photo

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Strikes take toll on weddings

Apart from taking a heavy toll on businesses and children̢۪s education, the ongoing political turmoil is also creating great difficulties for those planning to marry, causing many couples in the capital to delay their wedding ceremonies and receptions. Full story

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Girl Guides calls for empowering girls

Girl Guides members attend a programme in the Barisal city on Thursday, calling for empowering the girls in order to achieve the millennium development goals. — New Age photo
Girl Guides in a daylong camp on Thursday stressed empowering girls through acquiring self-sufficiency and self-defence to achieve millennium development goals. Full story

Half-day strike observed in Sylhet

Sachetan Sylhetbasi, a BNP-Jamaat backed forum, on Thursday observed a half-day general strike in the city, demanding cancellation of the joint admission tests of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology and Jessore... Full story

G, H units admission tests of CU Dec 26

The admission tests of the biological science faculty (H-Unit) and institute of marine sciences and fisheries (G-Unit) for first- year honours courses under 2013-14 academic session... Full story

Programme against torture on children held in Ctg

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust organised a view exchange meeting with local journalists on ‘the role of media in implementing high court verdict for stopping mental and physical harassment of children’ on Thursday. Full story

Student stabbed at JU

A third year student at Jahangirnagar University was stabbed by some unidentified miscreants at Islamnagar near the campus Wednesday night. The victim was identified as Tanjil Ahmed of... Full story

Dry weather likely

Chances of light rain is likely at one or two places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka and Sylhet divisions and the regions of Jessore, Kushtia and Comilla till 6:00pm today. Weather may remain dry with partly... Full story


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