Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Bangladesh

Wasfia 1st Bangladeshi to conquer K2

Renowned Bangladeshi mountaineer Wasfia Nazreen conquered the treacherous K2 in Pakistan, becoming the first person from Bangladesh to summit the second-tallest mountain in the world. The 39-year-old reached the top of the 8,611-metre...

CU admin identifies 2 molesters

The administration of Chittagong University yesterday claimed to have identified two persons who sexually assaulted a female student on the campus on Sunday night.

Need 1 week to assess situation

Admitting that the Power Division could not impose schedule-wise power cuts across the country, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday sought one week's time to address the...

CU sexual assault: Fingers pointed at BCL men

Those who sexually assaulted a female student on Chittagong University campus on July 17 night are members of Bangladesh Chhatra League, said police sources and CU BCL insiders. An officer of Hathazari Police...

‘You cannot remain silent’

The High Court yesterday came down hard on Bangladesh Railway for mismanagement, ticket scalping and carrying passengers on the train roofs.

Yet-to-start mega projects: Consider putting them on hold

Given the current economic situation, the government should consider suspending mega projects the physical work of which has yet to begin, economist Debapriya Bhattacharya said yesterday. Unless these projects are of utmost importance,...

Noab hikes newspaper price by Tk 2 from Jul 25

All newspapers owned by the members of Newspaper Owners' Association of Bangladesh (Noab) will see a price increase of at least Tk 2 per issue from July 25. This was announced in a...

Road crash claims six more lives

A toddler, her mother, and aunt were among six people who died after a bus rammed into an auto-rickshaw in Bakerganj, Barishal, yesterday afternoon. One-and-a-half-year-old Farhana died at Sher-E-Bangla Medical College Hospital, her...

EC’s dialogue hits a snag as BNP skips it

The BNP yesterday skipped Election Commission's dialogue seeking recommendations of political parties on how to hold a free and fair general election. BNP leaders said they shunned the talks because it was impossible...
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Horoscope Today, April 17, 2024: Read your daily astrological predictions

Read today's horoscope, April 17, 2024. Today we'll be taking a closer look at what the stars have in...
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