The government has instructed all private medical colleges to meet the demand for experienced teachers at all branches in a bid to ensure quality medical education in the country, official sources said. Country’s most of the private medical colleges do not have sufficient number of experienced teachers which hampers the quality of medical education, they said. Private medical colleges across the country have been asked to raise the number of full-time experienced teachers for the greater interests of medical education, they said. Public health experts of the country have expressed their satisfaction over the government’s move because private medical colleges will be bound to meet the demand for teachers following the instruction... more ›
A number of BNP senior leaders are seen inactive for the organisational activities despite party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s repeated calls to wage a tougher movement. Sources said most of the top and senior leaders are becoming inactive ahead of movement on the pretext of old-age complications and sickness. Seniors are becoming lax in gearing up the party activities at a time when the BNP chief is addressing public rallies and urging her party men and other people to take part in movement. She also asked the leaders and activists to remain prepared for movement with the highest sacrifice. She assured the grassroots of her party that she and top leaders will take... more ›
Outgoing US Ambassador Dan W Mozena on Saturday said his country backs no political force in Bangladesh’s political race as it focuses on deepening partnership between the two countries, reports UNB. “I don’t know what to say about that. America backs no force in the political race. That’s for you, the people of Bangladesh to sort out,” he said. The US diplomat made the remark at a pre-departure press conference at the American Club in the city when a questioner wanted to know his comment on the public perception that he (Mozena) wanted to bring BNP and its alliance to power. Asked about the most significant achievement during his three-year tenure, Mozena... more ›
The hijacking of motor vehicles, especially goods-laden trucks, has recently marked a sharp rise on different highways in the capital and elsewhere in the country, triggering a grave concern among their owners, traders and transport workers. Meanwhile, police arrested three suspected hijackers while they were fleeing after hijacking an iron rod-laden truck from Ashulia on the outskirts of the capital on Friday night. The arrested — Ayub Ali, son of Shafikuddin of Sylhet, Depu, son of Debendra of Sylhet, and Nazrul, son of late Farman Ali of Khulna —- are active members of an organised robber gang, police said. They had been involved in hijacking trucks on highways for long. In the... more ›
NEW DELHI: After the gruesome killing of children in Peshawar this week, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has warned the Nawaz Sharif government that it will start eliminating children of politicians, including Sharif’s family, and army officers if the Pakistan government keeps its commitment to hang militants owing allegiance to the terror outfit, reports Times of India. The warning came in the form of a letter, written apparently by Mohammed Kharasani, believed to be a top commander of Tehrik-e-Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah. It was received by Pakistan authorities on Friday evening. TOI has access to the letter. Top sources said they were trying to verify if the letter was genuine. The letter justified the killing of... more ›
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