‘TARKIK’ holds debate workshop at UAP

A workshop titled 'Parliamentary Debate Workshop' organized by 'TARKIK' a debate club of the Department of Pharmacy, University of Asia Pacific in the capital with a view to helping young debaters in developing their skills. Presided over by Tamanna Islam Tanni, President of 'TARKIK' Debating Club and Rahul Hasan moderated the session. Shahriar Islam Shoovn, Former General Secretary of Debating and Public Speaking Club (DPSC) conducted the workshop. Previously, Mr Shovon served as Vice President of the UAP Law Orators Debating Club. Speakers at the workshop laid emphasis on achieving proper skills to deliver better performance in debate competitions. Runa Akter, Convener of 'TARKIK' said more students in university levels are now participating in debate competitions in comparison wit...

Pankaj Debnath removed from Awami League

PM Hasina: Bangladesh is committed to keeping global peace

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said any conflict or crisis affects every nation in the world as security dynamics in the current world are ever changing and getting complex day by day. "It significantly hampers the security and steady development of the states," she said, reports UNB. The prime minister was speaking virtually at the Opening Ceremony 46th Indo-Pacific Armies Management Seminar (IPAMS) - 2022 held at a city hotel here. The United States is the co-host the 46th Indo-Pacific Armies Management Seminar-2022 along with Bangladesh Army and US Army Pacific Command involving 27 countries. She mentioned how the 1.2 million Rohingyas driven out from their homeland in Myanmar are affecting Bangladesh where they are sheltered now. "Apart from their own miseries...

Bangladesh-India bond is rooted in blood: Hasan

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the bond between Bangladesh and India is rooted in blood and the friendship has further strengthened under the dynamic leadership of Bangabandhu's daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. The minister told reporters after a meeting with Indian outgoing High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami at his secretariat office in the capital, reports BSS. Information and Broadcasting Secretary Md Mokbul Hossain was present in the meeting. Hasan said the premier visited to India last week and it was a successful visit. Many achievements were come during the visit and the big achievement of the visit is to get the opportunity of exporting products to third countries using...

UN decries Russia’s ‘intimidation’ of opponents to Ukraine war

AFP The UN's acting human rights chief decried on Monday the "intimidation" of people in Russia voicing opposition to the Ukraine war, warning it was undermining fundamental freedoms. Speaking before the UN Human Rights Council, deputy UN rights chief Nada Al Nashif decried the "intimidation, restrictive measures and sanctions against people voicing opposition to the war in Ukraine." These actions, she warned, "undermine the exercise of constitutionally guaranteed fundamental freedoms, including the rights

HSC, equivalent exams from Nov 6, schedule published

The schedule for this year's Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent exams has been published. Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board released the schedule for all educational boards on Monday, reports UNB. According to the schedule, written HSC exams will begin on November 6 and will continue till December 13. Practical exams will be held from December 15 to 22, according to the routine. HSC exams will be held from 11 am to 1 pm and 2pm to 4pm for different subjects. Examinees will have to sit for the HSC exams...