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Thursday, January 18, 2018

HC stays DSCC polls in 18 new wards

| By Asian Age Online
The High Court (HC) on Thursday stayed for four weeks the elections to Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) ward councilor posts and reserved
HC stays DSCC polls in 18 new wards

Two killed in Dhaka road crash

| By Asian Age Online
Two people died and one suffered injuries when a covered van slammed into a motorcycle in Dhaka’s Gendaria.
Two killed in Dhaka road crash

Moon Cinema owner to get Tk 990m

| By Asian Age Online
The Appellate Division has ordered the Bangladesh Freedom Fighter Welfare Trust to pay Moon Cinema Hall owner Tk 990m, the present-day value of its
Moon Cinema owner to get Tk 990m

JU student suspended over admission test forgery

| By Asian Age Online
A student of Jahangirnagar University has been   suspended for his alleged involvement in admission test forgery.
JU student suspended over admission test forgery

2 bikers killed in city road crash

| By Asian Age Online
Two motorcyclists were killed in a road accident in the city’s Gendaria area early Thursday.
2 bikers killed in city road crash

Ivy, Shamim trade blame for clashes

| By Asian Age Online
Top Narayanganj Awami League leaders - Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy and MP AKM Shamim Osman - have blamed each other over Tuesday’s fierce clashes between
Ivy, Shamim trade blame for clashes

BGB seized Tk 1217 crore smuggled goods in 2017

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Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) in its countrywide drive seized smuggled goods and contraband items, including yaba pills and phensidyle, worth around Tk. 1217.55 crore in 2017, which is Tk.
BGB seized Tk 1217 crore smuggled goods in 2017

18 UAP faculty members get ILTS certificates

| By News Desk
A total of 18 faculty members from several departments of University of Asia Pacific, who completed 'Improving Learning and Teaching Skills (ILTS)' program, received certificates on Monday. UAP VC
18 UAP faculty members get ILTS certificates

Bangladesh-India to continue strong bilateral engagement

| By News Desk
Bangladesh and India have expressed their firm resolve to continue their strong bilateral engagements in the coming days. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj

Call to expel BCL men involved in attack

| By AA Correspondent
The general students of Dhaka University (DU), who have been demonstrating for cutting ties with seven DU affiliated colleges, vandalized the proctor office and blockaded the Registrar Building yesterday.

Advocate clerks threaten indefinite hunger strike

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Demanding their professional recognition, advocate clerks here on Wednesday threatened to go on an indefinite hunger strike if the Advocate Clerk Council Bill is not passed by February 6. 

'Poll stay won't affect DNCC works'

| By AA Correspondent
The High Court order staying the Dhaka North City Corporation Polls would not pose any negative impact on the regular activity of DNCC, claimed Local Government, Rural Development and

Tea tales in photos at AFD

| By News Desk
A solo photography exhibition titled 'Cha Chakra: Tea Tales of Bangladesh' by Faiham Ebna Sharif is going to begin at Alliance Française Dhaka (AFD) on Friday. The inaugural ceremony

Shammi Akhtar laid to rest

| By AA Correspondent
Noted singer Shammi Akhtar was laid to eternal rest yesterday at Shahjahanpur graveyard following her namaz-e-janaza after Johr prayers at Shantinagar Aminbagh Jame Mosque. Earlier, many noted singers including

'18 lakh poor women get govt benefit'

| By AA Correspondent
The government is providing maternal allowance, lactating allowance, rice and training to over 18 lakh extreme poor women across the country. "We are giving 30kg rice per month side

Journos' new wage board awaits PM approva

| By AA Correspondent
The file on the 9th Wage Board for journalists is now awaiting the Prime Minister's approval, said State Minister for Information Tarana Halim. "We have sent the file to

AL summons Ivy, Shamim

| By Asian Age Online
The Awami League has summoned its two key leaders in Narayanganj—Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy and MP Shamim Osman after their supporters fought a
AL summons Ivy, Shamim

Funds key to SDGs: PM

| By Asian Age Online
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought funds from donors to achieve the sustainable development goals or SDGs, describing the availability of timely assistance
Funds key to SDGs: PM

MPO-listed teachers fasting for 3rd day

| By Asian Age Online
An indefinite hunger strike called by the teachers and employees of Monthly Pay Order (MPO)-listed educational institutions rolled onto third day on Wednesday.
MPO-listed teachers fasting for 3rd day

No beef import: Govt

| By Asian Age Online
The government will not allow beef imports for the sake of the local industry and will amend the existing law, if needed, says
No beef import: Govt

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