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Raiganj, Aug. 1: The state higher education department has decided to upgrade Raiganj University College to a varsity from the next academic year with six colleges in North and South Dinajpurs affiliated to it.
Or think about students obtaining graduation and post-graduation degrees from universities that do not have enough qualified teachers, properly equipped libraries and laboratories, do not publish research journals and have no campus of their own.
WHILE domestic tourism industry enjoys brisk business during the national holidays, especially during the two Eids, one cannot say the same for the rest of the year.
The United Nations said Sunday that Bangladesh is battling "a silent emergency" with nearly half of the impoverished country's children under age 5 suffering from chronic malnutrition.
On a recent trip to Bolipara in Bangladesh, I saw burned hills mile after mile in preparation for 'slash and burn' cultivation.
Hooked up to a saline drip, the garment workers of Tuba Group on their fourth day of hunger strike yesterday inside their factory in Badda of Dhaka.
The Gulshan branch of BASIC Bank allowed fake and defaulter companies to swindle another Tk 1,000 crore in 2013, defying Bangladesh Bank's instructions to rectify its irregularities in disbursing around Tk 1,300 crore a year ago.
Siliguri, July 31: The animal resource development department has told its officials in four districts of north Bengal to pick pigs from only those areas where deaths from Japanese Encephalitis have been reported.
Four people were confirmed dead and at least 10 went missing after a boat capsized in the Jamuna river in Chowhali upazila of Sirajganj this morning.
A Bangladeshi expatriate in France died at a hospital in Paris on early Monday, hours after he was found lying beside his building.
Dhaka, to the city of Rampal to protest a proposed new coal-fired power plant. Now you can join the walk in a new documentary, " Long Live Sundarban ," available on YouTube.
Knowledge and awareness concerning sexually transmitted diseases has become the burning issue of the day.
Six bodies have been recovered after a boat, carrying over a hundred passengers, capsized in the Jamuna river in Bangladesh.
A Greek court's decision to acquit local farmers who admitted shooting 28 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers when they dared to ask for months of back pay has sparked outrage in the country, The Guardian reports.
Pigs from different areas of Siliguri subdivision, Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar districts had been brought to the farm after local authorities began a drive to wind up piggeries to check the spread of Japanese Encephalitis.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 02:34 am
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