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Reform edn system to resist imperialism, fanaticism
Speakers tell discussion
Speakers at a discussion yesterday called for bringing reforms to the education system in order to resist imperialism and religious fanaticism and to strengthen the democratic movement in the country.
'Enact consumer rights protection act soon'
The government should enact the consumer rights protection act immediately to enable the consumers to take legal measures against the producers of sub-standard commodities and adulterated food, speakers
BDR-BSF meet begins in Sylhet
Smuggling of explosives dominates talks
The three-day meeting between Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) and Border Security Force (BSF) of India began in Sylhet yesterday.
2 Killed in Ctg port accidents
Container handling suspended for 5 hrs
Container handling at the Chittagong Port had been suspended for five hours after the death of a worker in an accident inside the Multi-Purpose Berth (MPB) Yard early yesterday.
Bring all anti-social elements to justice
President asks senior police officials
President Iajuddin Ahmed yesterday called on the police force to bring all the anti-social elements to justice.
HC grants ad-interim bail to CPB chief
A High Court (HC) division yesterday granted ad-interim bail to CPB president and its 15 leaders and activists in a case filed by Jatiya Party (JP-Ershad).
Govt's successive failure causes people's miseries
BDB chief tells party activists
Successive failure of BNP-led coalition government in all sectors is mainly responsible for present day miseries of the country, said Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) President Prof AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury
Accused tries to commit suicide in court
An accused in a rape case yesterday made an attempt to commit suicide by stabbing himself in a court dock as a Dhaka court rejected his bail petition for the five consecutive dates.
BRTC special bus service on Eid, Biswa Ijtema
State-run BRTC will introduce special bus service on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha and Biswa Ijtema.
College student shot dead
Unidentified assailants shot dead a college student at Tejgaon in the city last night.
'Country needs leader like Moni Singh to establish secularism'
Country needs a dedicated leader like Comrade Moni Singh to establish secularism by combating present fanaticism, said the speakers at a memorial meeting yesterday.
Eskayef launches drug for prevention of bird flu
Eskayef Bangladesh Ltd., a leading pharmaceutical company, has launched the drug oseltamivir for the first time in the country for the prevention and treatment of bird flu, says a press release.
Prof Miah's appointment to ACC valid
Declares HC
The High Court (HC) division bench yesterday rejected the writ petition which challenged the appointment of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Commissioner M Maniruzzaman Miah.
Journo Farazi gets bail in Runner editor murder case
The High Court yesterday granted bail to Farazi Ajmol Hossain, Senior Reporter of The Ittefaq, an accused in an editor murder case.
Attack on Jubo League leader in Bagerhat
A gang of criminals cut off the tendons of hands and legs of Bagerhat Jubo League leader Zahirul Islam alias Kana Litu on Wednesday night.
Bomb hurled at Khulna police outpost
Unknown criminals hurled a bomb at a police outpost under Khan Jahan Ali Police Station around midnight Wednesday in the Khulna city.
Bangladeshi awarded OBE
Dr Nazia Khanum, an expatriate Bangladeshi, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth recently for her services to community relations and to equal opportunities
Rajuk withdraws name of Dr Rabiul from case
The Rajdhani Unnayan Katripakkha (Rajuk) authorities have withdrawn the name of Dr Tarafder Rabiul Islam from the list of persons accused of filling up Gulshan-Baridhara lake.
Free medical camp tomorrow
Manobota Bikash Kormosochi (Manobik) in cooperation with the Assistance for Blind Children (ABC) will organise a free medical camp at Jamurki union in Mirzapur, Tangail, tomorrow as part of its ongoing

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