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HSC tests have been pushed back for a second time

The HSC and equivalent examinations that were scheduled for May 22 have been pushed back for a second time to Jun 12. These tests had been deferred to May 27 after cyclonic storm Roanu struck Bangladesh’s coastal areas. A government handout on Tuesday said the tests have been deferred due to ‘unavoidable reasons’. But Inter-board Coordination Subcommittee President Prof Mahbubur …

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Today is the 117th birth anniversary of Kazi Nazrul Islam

Today is the 117th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, one of most diversely talented literary individuals ever to have lived in this country. Nazrul was a poet, composer, lyricist, playwright, novelist, short story writer and a revolutionary. He was born in West Bengal but an important part of his life was spent in Bangladesh. His connection with …

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government has attached highest importance to education aimed

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the students and guardians for best use of the opportunities and facilities made available by the government for promotion of education and find job after the education. She said her government has attached highest importance to education aimed at making true the vision of government to make Bangladesh as middle income country by 2021 …

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Cyclone roanu attack , 20 killed in 5 districts

At least 20 people were killed, 100 injured and four went missing in Chittagong, Bhola, Cox’s Bazar, Noakhali and Patuakhali districts as Cyclone Roanu made its impact across the country. Eleven people died in Chittagong, three each in Bhola and Cox’s Bazar, two in Noakhali and another in Patuakhali, our correspondents report. >>CHITTAGONG>BHOLA>COX’S BAZAR>NOAKHALI>PATUAKHALI

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