Refreshing for next wave of technology in news

If you think technology has shaken up the news media — just wait, you haven’t seen anything yet. The next wave of disruption is likely to be even more profound, according to a study presented Saturday to the Online News…

No update for missing NSU teacher’s family

Investigators said on Thursday night they were still working to locate Mubashar Hasan Caesar, a teacher of North South University, and Abu Muhammad Jamal Rahman, a pharmacist of Sanofi Aventis, both of who went missing in Dhaka on Tuesday. Mubashar…

Harvard University honors Elton John for efforts to fight HIV and AIDS

Elton John will receive an award from Harvard University next month for his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV and AIDS, reports AP. The Elton John AIDS Foundation announced Tuesday that the 70-year-old singer will be awarded the Harvard Foundation’s Peter…

Rohingya people outnumber locals in Ukhia, Teknaf

The Rohingya people, who have crossed the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh since August 25, outnumbered the local people in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district, UNB reports. According to the population census-2011, the total population of Teknaf…

Zia ‘reestablished’ multi-party democracy after ’75, reiterates CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Thursday defended his remark that Ziaur Rahman, the founder of BNP, reestablished multi-party democracy in the country. He claimed that his remark was based on fact and he did not make it…

CJ’s rejoining very unlikely, says AG

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam on Saturday said it is very unlikely for Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha to join office again as he faces 11 specific allegations, including ‘moral turpitude and corruption’. “Given the reality, his (CJ’s) rejoining a far…

CJ’s statement proves govt ‘plan to control judiciary’: Mirza Fakhrul

BNP on Saturday said Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s statement has manifested that the government is trying to establish its control over the judiciary, reports UNB. “The Chief Justice has already said the government is now trying to control the…

Dhaka seeks measures for Rohingyas’ sustainable return

Bangladesh has called for measures to ensure the safe, voluntary and sustainable return of all those displaced from Myanmar into Bangladesh territory over the years, including the recent ones. “Bangladesh looks forward to immediately start working with Myanmar and the…

Security council meeting ends without any decision amid China- Russia opposed

The U.N. Security Council’s first open meeting on Myanmar in eight years has highlighted the body’s deep divisions. China and Russia supported the Southeast Asian country’s government while the U.S., Britain and France demanded an end to ethnic cleansing of…

Myanmar’s military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya

  Myanmar’s military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state, with Amnesty International reporting two people wounded Sunday. Refugee accounts of the latest spasm of violence in…

Serena Williams Gives Birth of First Child With Fiancé Alexis Ohanian, Welcome !!

She’s a mom! Tennis champ Serena Williams has welcomed her first child with her fiancé, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, a source close to the tennis pro confirms to Us Weekly. Williams, 35, gave birth to a baby girl at a hospital…

How to write a detailed Case Story

                                        Case study Background : Student’s Address, Class: Name; Kulsum Akter, Class: V-C, Shift:1st Present Address: House of Lolu Mia, Lane…

China, India soldiers hurl stones at each other in Kashmir

Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another high in the Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Wednesday, potentially escalating tensions between two nations already engaged in a lengthy border standoff elsewhere. The Chinese soldiers hurled…

SC having enough patience : Chief Justice

Mentioning that the government has raised a storm, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Sunday said the judiciary is having enough patience. “You’re causing the storm. Have we said anything to breed the storm? Pakistan’s Supreme Court has… we’re having…

Nat’l Mourning Day being observed countrywide

  Nation is observing the National Mourning Day on Tuesday with due solemnity, marking the 42nd anniversary of the death of the country’s founding president, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina paid deep homage to…

Floods extend to northern district , 36 dead

Flood situation in the northern districts have worsened amid suffering of millions of marooned people as the water level of Jamuna and Brahmanputra rivers have continued to rise, said Water Development Board officials. The death tolls due to flood related…

16th amendment verdict : Law minister finds grounds unacceptable to govt.

Law minister Anisul Huq on Thursday said that the grounds citing which the Appellate Division scrapped the 16th amendment to the constitution was not acceptable to the government. At a press conference at the ministry, Anisul, also a lawyer by…

Heavy rainfall likely to hit 6 divisions

Heavy to very heavy rainfall — 89mm or more — is likely to occur at places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Sylhet, Barisal, and Chittagong divisions during the next 24 hours, beginning at 10am on Friday. Landslides may occur at places…

Astronomers detected signal from first ‘exomoon’ !!

A team of astronomers has potentially discovered the first known moon beyond the Solar System, BBC reports. If confirmed, the “exomoon” is likely to be about the size and mass of Neptune, and circles a planet the size of Jupiter…

Ecnec approves Tk 5,616.50 crore to mitigate Chittagong’s water logging

The Chittagong port city has been in the grip of long-lived water logging, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Wednesday approved a project involving Tk 5,616.50 crore to mitigate sufferings of its residents. The approval of…

Khaleda gets permanent bail in Zia Orphanage graft case

  Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia secured permanent bail from the High Court in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. An HC bench of justice M Enayetur Rahim and justice Shahidul Karim on Wednesday passed the order after final…

Follow Bangamata’s ideology: President, PM ask

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called on the young generation to follow the ideology of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, as she had played a pivotal role in building the nation…

RMG workers block road in Mirpur for arrears

The workers of a garment factory on Monday blocked road near Sony Cinema Hall at Mirpur 1 demanding payment of their dues. Witnesses said when the workers of Meridian Fashions Ltd put barricade on the road around 10:40am police dispersed…

‘Salman Shah didn’t suiside, he was murdered’, says an woman

‘Salman Shah didn’t kill himself, he was murdered,’- thus spoke one of the accused in the popular actor’s death case, Rabeya Sultana Rubi. Presently an expatriate in the US, Rubi recently posted a video on social media which has gone…