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ACI has named the University of Asia Pacific for the second time as the “Outstanding University for 2017”

American Concrete Institute (ACI) has named University of Asia Pacific, Bangladesh an “ACI Outstanding University for 2017”. This is the second time in a row that UAP received “ACI Outstanding University” award as was in 2016 The ACI Award for University Student Activities was initiated to recognize universities that have participated in ACI-related activities. This […]

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Testimony of destruction

Diplomatic Correspondent: The UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs has viewed dozens of burned and destroyed villages in northern Rakhine during his recent tour by air, and called on Myanmar to investigate allegations of human rights abuses by security forces. It was the first visit by a top UN official from its New York headquarters since […]

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Raped then beaten up for protesting

Correspondent, Dinajpur: An alleged rape victim was beaten up and had her hair cut off when she and her husband went to the perpetrator’s house in Rangpur on Sunday to protest. The alleged rape took place on Saturday in Manthana area of Rangpur city and the matter came to light when the victim’s grandfather filed […]

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Save us, say Syrian children holding Pokemon pictures

Their release is an attempt to capitalize on the success of “Pokemon GO”, which challenges players on smartphones to go to real-world locations to capture the cuddly monsters using the phone’s camera. “If you are looking for a Pokemon you can find it in Syria,” the coalition said on Twitter through their communications arm, the […]

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Munich gunman raised locally, no ties to Islamic State

A German-Iranian teenager who killed nine people and then himself in Munich had undergone psychiatric treatment and was in all probability a lone gunman who had no Islamist militant ties, police said on Saturday. The 18-year-old, who was born and raised locally, opened fire near a busy shopping mall on Friday, triggering a lockdown in […]

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Govt alert about goings-on in North South University: Nahid

The government is ‘alert’ about the situation in the North South University (NSU), a reputed private university some of whose students have got mixed up in terrorist activities, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said. RELATED STORIES Govt to sit with public varsities too Govt calls meeting with private universities after students’ link to militancy […]

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Global reactions over deadly Dhaka terror attack

Condemnation and supports have poured in from many countries after the deadly terror attack at a Dhaka café that left at least 17 foreigners and five Bangladeshis, including two policemen, killed. The overnight hostage drama, the first in Bangladesh’s history, ended on Saturday morning after an hour-long operation by army commandos. Six terrorists were killed […]