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50 people killed in Sitakunda fire

The BM container depot at Sitakunda, which is located in Chittagong, has become a graveyard as a result of the horrific fire. On Saturday night, at about 11 o'clock, the fire got started. Last night, after almost 25 hours of fighting, the fire was finally brought under control. In the meantime, the fire claimed the lives of a total of fifty individuals. Nine of them were firefighters or other members of the Civil Defense. It is estimated that around five hundred people were hurt. This terrible blaze has burned massive amounts of imported and exported goods, covered vans and lorries, and chemical storage facilities along its path. The horrifying nature of the scenario caused the individuals in ...

BSL-JCD clashed again at DU

Large student organizations BSL and JCL clashed again on the premises of Dhaka University. The incident took place at around noon on the DU premises. On Tuesday, tensions were high on the Dhaka University (DU) campus over a clash between the BCL and the Chhatra Dal. Leaders and activists of different units of the Chhatra League were very vocal about this protest procession. The central leaders and activists of the Chhatra League demanded that the leaders and activists of the Chhatra Dal par...

Transparency in EVM wafting over the electoral air

The electoral process, the Election Commission, the counting of ballots, and the manner of obtaining votes are all coming under more scrutiny as the election date approaches. This has led to an increase in the amount of debate and criticism around these topics. These issues cover most of the talks of all the political parties in Bangladesh. Although the familiar people of Bangladesh feel comfortable voting on the ballot, voting is mostly done in this manner from the union level to the mayoral election. However, the effectiveness of this method is not less but much more. The current ruling party, Bangladesh Awami League, considers the EVM voting system convenient for many reasons: the digital voting system, reduced time-lapse, faster data collection, and quick release of election resu...

Clashes between BCL-JCD in Dhaka

There were several chases between the two sides outside the gate of the emergency department of Dhaka Medical between 9:30 am, and 10:15 am on Tuesday. At that moment, the BCL and JCD started throwing stones. According to eyewitnesses, the BCL activists blocked the entrance of the Dhaka University area from the gate of the emergency department of Dhaka Medical at around 9:15 am in front of the central Shaheed Minar. Chhatra League leaders and activists chased Jagannath Hall and SM Hall of Chhatra League; Chhatra Dal activists took positions ...

Consider both physical and mental growth of children: PM

The Prime Minister recommended that attention be paid to the intellectual as well as physical development of the children.

Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, has underlined the importance of children and adolescents participating in sports. She said that there are not as many opportunities for sports in the metropolis of Dhaka. The city's youth are being restricted to apartments across the metropolis. Children who grow up in apartment buildings are beginning to resemble city hens. The best thing for children's development is for their parents to make it possible for them to play with their hands and feet PM mentioned.

Hasina invites BNP and other political party to join national election

Sheikh Hasina the AL President invites BNP and other political party to join the National election in 2023. At the AL executive committee meeting, PM announced joining them in the national election. In the meeting, some important decisions including the upcoming national election, and the economic development of BD have taken. In her speech, she said AL come to power by proper exercising the voting rights and the people keep their words by voting for t...