JHENIDAH: A total of 51 government primary schools in Jhenidah district have long been running without headmaster, hampering administrative and academic activities seriously. Six schools in Sadar upazila, eight in Kaliganj, 15 in Moheshpur, 15 in Shailkupa upazila, six in Harinakundu and one in Kotchandpur upazila do not have headmasters in the district. Jhenidah District Education Office (DEO) sources said assistant headmasters are performing duties as substitutes for the headmasters in 51 government primary schools in six upazilas of the districts. Khairul Islam, acting headmaster of Sreerampur Government Primary School in Kotchandpur upazila said he had been performing additional duties besides taking class in the school for two years. Aklima Khatun,... more ›
RANGPUR: Vice-chancellor of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) Professor Dr AKM Nurun Nabi on Saturday put special emphasis on building a changed social mindset to establish equal rights, dignity and honour of the women. He said this while taking part in a colourful rally followed by a discussion arranged by the Department of Women & Gender Studies to observe the International Women's Day-2014 in the campus with the theme of 'Equality for Women is Progress for All." The Deans and Heads of different faculties and departments, teachers, students, officials and employees of the university participated in the rally led by the VC. The participants of the rally paraded through the adjoining areas of... more ›
JHENIDAH: International Women’s day was observed in Jhenidah district on Friday. To celebrate the day, district administration took elaborate program in the district. A procession was brought out from the DC office premises and paraded on different streets in the town. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shafiqul Islam led the rally. Meanwhile, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Julkar Niyon inaugurated a three-day fair there.... more ›
FARIDPUR: A kite festival was held on the bank of Padma River in Dhalar area of Faridpur Sadar Upazila on Friday. Faridpur Social Service Club organised the festival. Around 200 kite-flyers from different areas participated in the festival. Later, kite-flyers were awarded.
HABIGANJ: Police arrested a drug peddler with one kg of hemp from Kashempur Bazar area in Habiganj district on Friday afternoon. The arrested was identified as Ruhul Amin Babu, 20, son of Abdul Malik of Mimirgaon village of Kishoreganj upazila in Nilphamari district. Sources said acting on tip-off, a team of police led by ASI Saiful Islam had conducted a raid in the area and arrested Babu with the hemp. A case was filed with Madhabpur Police Station in this regard.
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