PM bats for educated manpower to achieve economic emancipation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday stressed the importance of building ‘educated and skilled manpower’ who will lead Bangladesh towards economic emancipation and help develop it socially and culturally. “We want educated and skilled manpower who will be able to give us economic emancipation, and help develop the country socially and culturally and take it



UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across Syria

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria “without delay” to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded. U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock welcomed the vote saying: “Words must now quickly become action – any cessation of hostilities must be real. Attacks must



DSE, CSE open on downbeat note

Trading on the country’s two bourses – Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – is underway with downward trends of share-price indices on Sunday. After first one hour of the day’s trading, the benchmark index of the DSE went down by 42.45 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse



Ronaldo nets 2 as Madrid beats Alaves 4-0 in Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema added goals as Real Madrid beat Alaves 4-0 in the Spanish league on Saturday. Benzema set up both Ronaldo’s opener and a quick second goal by Bale to put the result beyond doubt seconds after halftime. Benzema used a subtle touch with the back of



Sridevi Passes Away Due To Heart Attack In Dubai

Entertainment Desk Whirling and twirling to the music so perfectly that it looked as if she was born with the knowledge of tunes — and, in the process, making us all swoon — Sridevi was a name that rocked the Indian cinema. The world woke up Sunday morning to the news of the legend’s untimely



Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth, says study

BBC Sipping acidic drinks such as fruit teas and flavoured water can wear away teeth and damage the enamel, an investigation by scientists has shown. The King’s College London team found that drinking them between meals and savouring them for too long increased the risk of tooth erosion from acid. The research, in the British



Programmable logic controller workshop held in RUET

Tribunal Desk A daylong workshop on ‘Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)’ was held in Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) here yesterday. RUET’s Department of Mechatronics Engineering hosted the workshop to devise ways and mean on how to overcome the existing challenges in this applicable field. Vice-chancellor of RUET Prof Rafiqul Alam Beg and its

Tech and Science


BNP brings out procession in city; Several activists held

Staff Reporter BNP leaders and activists brought out a procession from Purana Paltan area in the city on Saturday in protest against the imprisonment of their Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a graft case. The BNP men brought out the procession from opposite to Kakrail Mosque area around 1:20 pm chanting slogans for the release of

Art and Culture


Badhan passing busy schedule

Culture Desk Actress Azmeri Haque Badhan, known for her seriousness in acting, is now working in two drama serials, which are Jewel Mahud’s ‘One Way’ and Masud Sejan’s ‘Kheloar’. The actress is very selective about working in projects and DhakaLive has news that both of the drama serials are centred on the character of the