Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said that Myanmar sent Yaba pills along with Rohingyas like a Tsunami. The Minister made the opinion while addressing a program over Aduria Bhulta flyover construction on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway at the project office in Narayanganj on Friday noon. Obaidul Quader said that no one will be spared for illegal drugs trading. "The law enforcers will take action if any drug crime is proved.The Sheikh Hasina government raised voice against drugs first," he added. Deputy Commissioners of Narayanganj, Narsingdi, Brahmanbaria and Habiganj, police super and other high officials were attended the function.
The government has approved two new private universities amid questions over the standards of education at the existing private universities. Secondary and Higher Education Division issued a circular in this regard on Wednesday. The two new universities are Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah University in Khulna and Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology in Rajshahi. The total of private universities in the country has reached 99. Eight more universities are awaiting approval. Dhaka Ahsania Mission President Kazi Rafiqul Alam is the founder of the two approved universities. Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah University’s address has been shown as 140 KDA, Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Road, Chhoto Boira, Shonadanga, Khulna. Ahsania Mission University of Science and Technology’s address has been shown as 216/1 Talaimari, post- Kajla, Rajshahi. The education ministry set a deadline for all private universities to shift to their own campus. Only 33 private universities have moved to their own campus.
Examinations of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Dakhil and Secondary School Certificate (vocational) under ten general education boards began on Thursday morning. On the first day examination of Bangla first paper is being held that began at 10.00am and will end 1.00pm. This year the exams are being held with uniform and creative question papers. Only Bangla 2nd paper and the two papers of English will have no creative pattern. This year, a total of 20,31,889 students, including 10,23,212 boys and 10,08,687 girls, are taking part in the examinations. In 2017, a total of 17,86,613 students - 9,10,501 boys and 8,76,112 girls - took part in the examinations. 16,27,378 students are appearing in the SSC examination under the eight general education boards this year while 2,89,752 in Dakhil examination under Madrasah Education Board and 1,14,769 in vocational examination under Bangladesh Technical Education Board. The examinations are being held at 3,412 centres across the country. The written examinations will end on February 24 next.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Sunday said the government has no capacity to shut down Facebook for a certain period during the upcoming SCC examination to be held across the country from February 1 next. “We can’t say that we’ll shut down facebook. Because we don’t have such capacity as well,” he told Parliament replying to a supplementary question during the question-answer session. “We rather said we would discuss with BTRC if it can cooperate with us and keep it (Facebook) suspended for a short period (to prevent question leak and spreading rumour),” the minister said. The Education Ministry discussed it with the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) and the Commission informed the ministry which spread in different ways, he said. The BTRC said it will engage some people to watch the issue and if they find such thing in the Facebook, the BTRC will immediately inform the ministry about the matter so that police can take measures in this regard, he added. Nahid said the question papers used to be leaked from the BG Press in the past. “But question papers are not leaked from the BG Press now as we’ve taken different measures.” Noting that it takes one and a half month for holding the SSC examination, while two and a half months for HSC examination, he said it is a difficult task to guard question papers for such a long time. Nahid said there are some teachers who send question papers outside exam halls through Facebook, other social networking site or smart phone just before the distribution of question papers among the examinees. “This is why we’ve said we’ll have to stop the path (anomaly). We’ve taken different steps in this regard,” the minister told the House.
Detective Branch (DB) of Police has filed a case against Education Minister's Personal Officer (PO) Md Motaleb Hossain and two other men. Sub Inspector of DB Police Monirul Islam Mridha filed the case with Banani Thana on Monday night on charge of involving bribery. Sub Inspector of Banani Thana Rafik Uddin Ahmed confirmed the matter on Tuesday. Two other accused are Upper Division Assistant (UDA) of Education Ministry Nasir Uddin and owner of Lakehead Grammar School Khaled Hasan Matin. Earlier on Sunday evening, DB Police arrested them.
In the last week of September, the results of 36th BCS final and 37th BCS written examination will be published, but the limitations will be delayed in October next. The 38th BCS Preliminary Examination will be held in November. On Thursday, a notification issued by the Public Service Commission (PSC) The PSC says that due to lack of financial independence, their activities are sometimes interrupted. The PSC sources said that the Commission will publish the final results of the 36th BCS final results and the 37th BCS results. The results of 36th BCS results were announced by the publication of results of 37th BCS. Asked about the publication of the results, PSC chairman said. Mohammad Sadiq said, "We are working together with three BCS exams together. All efforts are being made to publish the results as quickly as possible after thinking about the candidates. I hope to publish the results of 36th and 37th BCS in near future. After the results of 36th BCS final and 37th BCS written examination published, 38th BCS preliminary examination was planned. However, due to the record number of candidates appearing in the 38th BCS, the delay in the pre-examination. Especially for large number of examinees, the place to take examinations, printing of question papers and answer papers, all together, is a huge task, "he said. But by November, 38th BCS preliminary test will be held. PSC has received the application for 3 lakh 89 thousand 468 candidates for this BCS. The application began on July 10 and ended on 10 August. On June 20, the PCC issued the 38th BCS Circular to recommend the recruitment of 2,244 posts in 24 cadres. In this BCS, 300 cadres of administration cadres, 50 in police cadres, 100 in general cadre, 549 in technical and professional cadre and 955 for education cadre will be recommended. In the BCS exam, the number of Bangladeshi nation number 200 has been reduced by 50. There was a decision to add 50 history by adding history of Liberation War. Besides Bangla, this question will also be prepared in English. In addition to seven departments, the new division will also be examined in Mymensingh.
The Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh from going back home. According to the Border Security Force, so far at least 900 refugees back to Myanmar. Border Security Force wanted to help more refugees to return to Burma. According to international organizations, the new 69 thousand Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh. Most of the Rohingya, who are interested to go home. They claimed that the international community should take steps to strengthen their security. The number of Teknaf BGB Battalion Commander Lieutenant. Colonel Al Zahid said in Abuja, Myanmar Rohingya good condition to return a part of the country. At least 800-900 Rohingyas back to Myanmar for the information he has. The Rohingya are a lot more who wanted to go home BGB support. Leather unregistered Rohingya refugee camp in Teknaf Committee general secretary, said Amir Husain, whose wealth is in Myanmar, the Myanmar people have gone inside. Faiz Ahmed, another member of the Management Committee of the camps, there are still a lot of rich people who go running efforts. The new interest in returning home, said the Rohingya people. Ayesha Noor told to take shelter in the makeshift camp, Bangladesh had fled for fear of life. You can return to your own country, counting the hours. Shabbir Ahmed said another Rohingya, the Rakhine state of Myanmar government has closed operations. But trust can not even Rohingyas. Although the alleged abuse suspends operations whether or not they are in doubt. The international community stepped up pressure on Myanmar security of all refugees to return one day. The Russell Teknaf BGB Deputy Commander Major Abu Siddiqui said, many Rohingya fleeing the country every day going back to Myanmar. If you want to go to their not being prevented. The penetration of the border as the border again, they are going to leave. However, we are going to write their names and addresses are in. " In fact, 016 in Bangladesh, Myanmar on October 9, coordinated terrorist attacks inside the area after 9 policemen killed her liability is imposed on the Rohingyas. Since then began the process of military repression. Myanmar authorities claimed that, since Rakhine state "clearance operation" they continue. Rohingya Muslims were claiming that they are working to curb Islamic extremism. And this week, newly appointed national security adviser to Myanmar on Wednesday, citing thaum tunake State Counselor's office released a statement, said the situation in Rakhine has now stabilized. The army carried out by the 'Clearance operations have been completed. Curfew has been relaxed and the police were all employed in the maintenance of peace.
At least four people including a woman were killed in a collision between a truck and auto-rickshaw in the district on Wednesday noon. The accident took place around 12.30pm in front of Ishwarganj municipality. The deceased could not be identified immediately. Officer-in-Charge of Ishwarganj Thana Borhan Uddin said a truck collided with an auto-rickshaw in front of Ishwarganj municipality, leaving four dead on the spot.

A second year student at accounting department of Dhaka University embraced unnatural death.

The deceased has been identified as Apu Sarker, 20, a resident student of room no. 474 at Jagannath Hall of the university. He father`s name is Haripada Sarker of Dhamrai upazila of Dhaka.

His roommates Arnob and Ratan said they went to bed around 1.00am last night. Apu was found unconscious on Wednesday morning. He was then taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where doctors declared him dead.

Informing that no injury marks have been found on the DU student`s body, Bachhu Mia, Sub-Inspector of DMCH, said Apu might be died of heart attack.

Police Counter-Terrorism and transnational crime (sititisi) chief Monirul Islam said, " JMB members were arrested from Mirpur planning for Thirty First night attack. They are active members of the organization. " DMP Media Centre on Wednesday, he told in a press conference. Monirul Islam said, "Around 30 kilograms of explosives were seized from those arrested. They were initially questioned.They confessed to planning violent action Thirty first night interrogation .Riaz was the leader . He's involved with the organization for a long time. " To a question, he said, "This information was already known. They confirmed the operation arrested. At one stage, they were arrested from a house in Mirpur. " Earlier, Md. Rakib alias Riaz alias engineer, said. Bappi alias alias Abu bin saima APU, Dr. Abdullah Al-Ahsan alias Osman, Md. Chairman and Md Sohag alias. Police said the arrest of Mamun alias himelake Mirpur.
Almost two million people are expected to take part in this year's pilgrimage, undeterred by a crane collapse in Makkah earlier this month that martyred 109 people and injured nearly 400 at Islam's holiest site. "It is a gift from God that He has chosen us to come here," said Walaa Ali, a 35-year-old Egyptian pilgrim with tears in her eyes. "I am so happy to be here." Nearby, both men and women sat side by side listening to preachers explain the history and rituals of Hajj. The first day of Hajj is known as Tarwiah Day, when pilgrims traditionally watered their animals and stocked water for their trip to Mount Arafat, about 10 kilometres southeast of Mina. Nowadays pilgrims spend their time there in prayer and reciting the Holy Quran. The climax of the Hajj season is on Arafat Day, which falls on Wednesday. With the start of Hajj, pilgrims enter the stage of Ihram  a state of purity in which they must not wear perfume, cut their nails, or trim their hair or beards. During Ihram, men wear a seamless two-piece shroud-like white garment, symbolising resurrection and emphasising unity regardless of social status or nationality. Women must wear loose dresses exposing only their faces and hands. The Hajj is among the five pillars of Islam and every capable Muslim must perform the pilgrimage at least once in their life. The ministry says 100,000 police have been deployed to secure Hajj. "We take all possibilities into consideration during Hajj. This includes the kingdom being targeted by terrorist organisations," Turki told AFP. Saudi interior ministry spokesman General Mansur al-Turki said security forces are on high alert and 100,000 police have been deployed to secure Hajj. "We take all possibilities into consideration during Hajj. This includes the kingdom being targeted by terrorist organisations," Turki told AFP. Among other challenges facing Saudi authorities this year is potential transmission of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The capital Riyadh saw a jump in infections last month. But health officials have insisted that so far no MERS infections have been recorded among pilgrims. Saudi Arabia is the country worst affected by MERS, with 528 deaths since the virus appeared in 2012. The health ministry has mobilised thousands of health workers to help secure a virus-free pilgrimage.
Islamic Foundation Director General Shamim Mohammad Afzal made the announcement at a press briefing in the evening after a meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee. According to the Islamic calendar, the second of the two biggest festivals of the Muslims is always celebrated on the 10th day of the month Zil Hajj. "Zil Hajj will start from Wednesday as the moon was not sighted today," Afzal said. "The Eid-ul-Azha falls on Sep 25." Muslims sacrifice animals on Eid-ul-Azha to commemorate Prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son at Allah's command. This year, cattle and meat prices in Bangladesh went up after India decided to plug cattle smuggling. An estimated two million cows are smuggled from India to Bangladesh each year. But cattle traders and government officials said the Indian move would not significantly impact local markets during the Eid, when the demand for sacrificial animals runs high.