Quota reform movement: BRAC students block Merul Badda road

Students of BRAC University took to the streets in Merul Badda area in Dhaka, protesting the recent attacks on students of various universities countrywide while they were demonstrating for quota reform

Startup Bangladesh cancels investment proposal of Tk 5cr for 10 Minute School

Startup Bangladesh Limited has announced today that it has canceled an investment proposal of Tk 5 crore for 10 Minute School, Bangladesh’s largest edtech platform

Quota protesters to hold marches, rallies today at campuses across the country

Protesters demanding reform of the quota system in government jobs, are set to hold pre-announced programmes at Dhaka University and other university campuses across the country around the same time today

BCL men conduct late-night 'search of RU hall carrying rods, sticks’

Leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League's Rajshahi University unit searched different halls of the university early today carrying rods, stamps and sticks, students said

Dozens injured in midnight mayhem at JU

Police fire tear gas, pellets at quota reform protesters after BCL attack on sit-in; journalists, teacher among ‘critically injured’

BCL unleashes fury on quota protesters at DU

Chhatra League activists attacked students demonstrating for quota reforms on Dhaka University campus yesterday triggering fierce clashes that left at least 200, including female students, injured.

Students bleed as violence spreads thru campuses

Not just the students of Dhaka University, students of at least four more universities across the country bled yesterday as they came under attack by Chhatra League men during their anti-quota protests.

Mobile phone operators join race to capture broadband market

The country’s three private mobile network operators are racing to grab a share of the rapidly expanding broadband market by offering fixed wireless access (FWA) services, which give users Wi-Fi connections without cables.

Opinion / Why must brute force always be the response to student protests?

What could have been resolved through a discussion as expected from any government, ended up being yet another violent suppression of the voices of students

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Video / BCL men attack quota protesters at DMCH

The ruling Bangladesh Chhatra League activists attacked the protesting anti-quota students entering the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital who gathered there for treatment after being beaten up by the ruling party men at earlier clashes

Foreigners working in Bangladesh rising

An increasing number of foreign nationals are seeking permits to work in Bangladesh because of a lack of skilled managers and an education system not tailored to meet industrialisation in the country.

Tens of thousands to welcome Mbappe to Real Madrid

With an expected attendance of 85,000, the stadium will be packed to the rafters for Mbappe's first appearance before fans in what should beat the record set 15 years ago by Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Argentina’s glorious era carved into granite

From the depths of despair to the heights of glory, Argentina's redemption story is a testament to perseverance and the indomitable spirit of camaraderie.

An Iconic History of Bengal

In the sixties of the last century, I earned my primary degree with majors in Philosophy and Indian Studies and became a secondary school teacher.

It’s a shame that they call themselves Razakars: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it was a matter of great regret that protesters seeking quota reforms chanted slogans like “Who are you? Who am I? Razakar, Razakar.”

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Mass protest if quota reform demand not met

Anti-quota protesting students have announced to submit a memorandum to the President tomorrow and a march to demand reform of the quota system in all grades in government jobs

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Don’t be nervous seeing anything in newspapers

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday gave a set of directives to government officials that include going tough against corruption, ensuring transparency and accountability, bringing dynamism to administrative activities, and implementing the APAs to build a just, developed, and prosperous Bangladesh.

Quota in Govt Jobs: HC verdict to be inoperative till appeal is filed with SC

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, in the full text of its July 10 order, has said the High Court judgement, which effectively reinstated quotas in government jobs, must remain inoperative until the leave-to-appeal petitions filed with this court are disposed of.

VAT claims against S Alam firms: Govt submits replies to HC rules

The government today submitted before the High Court replies to the rules which questioned the legality of its demand for unpaid VAT and the consequent fines of over Tk 7,000 crore from S Alam Vegetable Oil Ltd and S Alam Super Edible Oil Ltd

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