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90pc posts of medical officer vacant for 15 years

Ninety per cent of posts of medical officers for homoeopathy, unani and ayurvedic medicine in government hospitals have remained vacant as no new doctors have been recruited for these posts in the last 15 years. Full story

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Publishers happy with sales so far

Publishers taking part in Amar Ekushey Book Fair have expressed satisfaction with the sales so far in the first ten days of the month-long fair. This year their total turnover surpassed that of the same period of the previous years, publishers said cheerfully. Full story

Twaki killing accused on 5-day remand

A court in Narayanganj placed on a five-day remand an accused in the killing of meritorious student Tanvir Muhammad Twaki after Rapid Action Battalion produced him before the court. The accused was identified as Taifuddin... Full story

Yusuf’s trial due to end

Court proceedings against Jamaat leader AKM Yusuf on war crimes charges are expected to formally end in the International Crimes Tribunal-2 following his death, a prosecutor said Monday. Full story

Udyokta Haat begins

With the slogan ‘We won’t look for job, we’ll provide job’, a three-day fair, titled ‘Udyokta Haat’ (entrepreneurs market), began in the capital on Monday to showcase the items produced by young entrepreneurs. Full story

Jesmin’s bail cancelled

The Appellate Division on Monday set aside a High Court order granting pre-arrest bail to Hallmark Group chairperson Jesmin Islam. She had got the anticipatory bail from the HC on January 19 in a case filed by the Anti Corruption.. Full story

Anthropology students rally for results at SUST

The examinees of anthropology honours final year at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology on Monday staged a sit-in after locking the department building, demanding immediate publication of their exam results. Full story

Dry weather likely

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country having chances of light rain or thundershowers at one or two places over Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions till 6:00pm today. Full story

40,600ft illegal gas lines in Narsingdi

Titas Gas in Narsingdi al last filed 17 cases with the Narsingdi, Palash and Shibpur police against 10,000 house owners for using gas illegally. Titas Gas deputy general manager Sheikh Abu Raihan said about 50,000 households in... Full story

Call to implement new wages in all RMG factories

Garments Sramik Sangram Parishad, a combine of eight apparel workers’ rights bodies, on Monday demanded implementation of the new wage structures, announced by the government, in all garment factories. Full story

Plan for coal-fired power plant in Cox’s Bazaar challenged

The High Court on Monday asked the government to explain in two weeks why it would not be directed to abandon the plan to set up a 1,200MW coal fired power plant at Matarbari on Moheshkhali Island, Cox’s Bazaar. Full story

College student ‘commits suicide’ in Sylhet

A college student allegedly hanged himself in his room of a student dormitory in Sylhet on Sunday evening. The deceased was identified as Pinku Pal, 19, a third year graduation student of Sylhet Polytechnic College at Dakkhin Surma... Full story

Sadeque denied bail

A Dhaka court on Monday rejected three petitions filed by Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain seeking bail in three cases relating to violence during general strike and Hefazat-e Islam’s programme in 2013. Full story

SUST awards 10 students for writing on science

Ten students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology have been awarded for writing articles and fictions on science. SUST vice-chancellor Aminul Haque Bhuiyan as chief guest handed over the awards at a programme held... Full story

Body of a barber lifted from grave

Police lifted a body of a barber after four month from his grave at village Dewdora under Shreepur Upazila on Monday. The body was identified as Robi Lal Dash, 35, son of Joymohon Dash of the village. Full story

Prof Rangalal Sen passes away

National Professor and noted sociologist Dr Rangalal Sen died in a city hospital here on Monday at the age of 82. Rangalal, a former teacher of Dhaka University, breathed his last in Surgical Hospital around 3:30pm, his son-in-law Dr Shikh Sankar Saha... Full story

ACC asks for Mahbubur’s wealth info from authorities

The Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday sent letters to authorities concerned seeking wealth information of former state minister for water resources Mahbubur Rahman, also Awami League lawmaker from Patuakhali 4, and his family. Full story

Man found dead

A man was found dead at a field near rail track at Rajghat in Nawapara industrial town Monday morning. The victim could not be identified immediately. Jessore railway police subinspector Sekendar said, a mobile phone was recovered... Full story

Arrest of armed BCL activists at RU demanded

The Communist Party of Bangladesh, the Socialist Party of Bangladesh, the Gana Forum and Nagarik Oikya demanded the arrest and punishment of the armed activists of ruling party-backed Bangladesh Chhatra League... Full story

Govt inks $ 535m deal with WB

International Development Association, the World Bank’s concessionary arm, will provide US$ 535 million for strengthening delivery of urban services and quality of higher education in the country. Full story

19 newspapers implemented 8th Wage Board Awards: Inu

Nineteen newspapers had so far implemented the 8th Wage Board Awards and an 8-member monitoring team had been working for implementation of the awards, said information minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Monday. Full story

Keep highways off limits to nasimon, korimon: HC

The High Court on Monday asked the government to remove in seven days slow vehicles like easy-bikes and shallow engine-run human haulers known as ‘nasimon’ or ‘karimon’ from the highways. Full story

MP questions composition of JS

An independent lawmaker on Monday questioned the composition of the 10th parliament where opposition shares power in the government which he found unprecedented, but ministers hailed the dissenting voice. Full story

Russia, Taiwan to import 30,000mt potato

Private exporters will soon start exporting about 30,000 tonnes of potatoes to Russia and Taiwan, the agriculture ministry officials said on Monday. As per earlier decision, the government would continue to provide about 20 per cent ‘cash... Full story

Court orders arrest

A judicial magistrate in Comilla has issued a warrant for arresting a Lieutenant Colonel of Bangladesh Army, who went into six-month leave preparatory to retirement, in connection with the death of his wife at Comilla Cantonment in 2013. Full story

Agreements with Brazil, Cambodia approved for visa exemption for official passports

The cabinet on Monday approved a proposal for signing an agreement with Brazil for visa exemption for official passport holders and diplomats from either country. It also approved a similar deal to be signed with Cambodia so that the officials and diplomats... Full story

Shamsher Mobin accused of forming pocket committee

Leaders and activists of the Sylhet sadar upazila unit of Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday demanded the withdrawal of the party’s vice-president, Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury, from the charge of organising the party in the division. Full story

2 found dead in Chuadanga

Two people were found dead at village Natudah under Damurhuda upazila in Chuadanga Monday morning. The victims were Selim Uddin, 32, and Sabur Hossain, 28, of Mujibnagar Upazila in Meherpur and they were cousins. Full story

Man found dead in Ctg

The police recovered the body of an unidentified man from the Bheluar Dighi area under Patiya upazila Monday morning. The police said the victim was wearing jeans pants and a red shirt which was tied with a rope around his neck... Full story

Physician Asma’s body handed over to her relatives

The body of the physician Asma Sultana was handed over to her relatives after post mortem examinations on Sunday afternoon. Asma Sultana, staff physician of the United Hospital in Dhaka committed suicide on February 8 at Cottage... Full story

Acid survivors’ confce held at Narsingdi

A daylong conference of Acid Survivors was held at Narsingdi Deputy Commissioner’s office on February 9. The Poverty Alleviation through Participatory Rural Initiatives organised the programme in association with the Acid Survivors Foundation. Full story

Two killed in Tangail road accident

A woman and her daughter were killed in a road accident on Dhaka-Bangabandhu Setu highway at Katora Kodhim Dholla under Mirzapur upazila in Tangail Monday evening. The deceased were Kamala Begum, 27, wife of Md Rubel Mian... Full story

Boy killed in city road crash

A boy was killed in a road accident in capital’s Rayerbagh area Monday afternoon. The victim was Md Ismail Hossain, 12, a Hifzul Quran student of a local madrassah. Jatrabari police subinspector Prosenjit Halder said the accident... Full story

CAB protests hike in medicine price

Consumers Association of Bangladesh formed a human chain in front of the National Press Club in the city on Monday in protest at selling of adulterated and substandard medicines and price hike of life-saving drugs. Full story

20 fake DB men nabbed in city

Detectives and police on Sunday detained 20 people for impersonating detective branch personnel from the capital’s Keraniganj and Paschim Rampura. They also recovered with firearms and microbuses from their possession. Full story


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