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Dr Borhanuddin Khan passes away

Eminent educationist, litterateur and art-critic Dr Borhanuddin Khan Jahangir has passed away this morning due to old age complications at his Gulshan residence in the city.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Dr Borhanuddin. In a condolence message, the prime minister said the working life of Ek...

Valiant Freedom Fighter AK Chowdhury passes away

A. K. Chowdhury FCA, a valiant Freedom Fighter and Adviser to the Interim Mujib Nagar Government 1971, Founder Council Member & Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and Managing Partner of Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Co. breathed his last on Saturday, 12 May 2018 at Apollo Hospital, Dhaka (Innalillahe .... Rajeun). He was 78. Abul Khair ChowdhuryHe served the Government in exile in Mujib Nagar in 1971 (April-December) as a lone Financial Advisor from the Pr...

Pioneering diocesan priest dies

Senior clergy in Bangladesh have been praising the achievements of Father Philip D’Rozario, the most senior diocesan priest in the country, after he passed away this week at the age of 82. He succumbed to old age at the Bishop’s House in southern Barisal Diocese during the evening of May 10 after suffering from a range of ailments for years including several strokes. [caption id="attachment_26752" align="alignleft" width="540"]priest Father Philip D’Rozario, Bangladesh’s most senior diocesan priest, is seen at the priests’ residence ...

8th Death Anniv of Ovi

Today (10-04-2018) is the 8th death anniversary of Tanzir Fahim Jumma (Ovi), eldest son of Mr. Sajjatuz Jumma, founder Chairman of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited and Former Senior Vice President of DCCI, who passed away in Fort Lauderdale, USA last April of 2010. Tanzir Fahim Jumma (Ovi) JPG- He was 29 years old. Late Ovi, who obtained degrees in Management and Marketing from a US University, was employed in an investment Company as senior executive. He is the grandson of lat...

Cardiologist Dr Akhteruzzaman passes away

Renowned cardiologist and former director of National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (NICBD) Professor Dr. M Akhteruzzaman passed away today at Metropolitan Medical Center (MMC). He was 74. He left behind his wife, 3 daughters, grandchildren and a host of relatives to mourn his death. PhotoHis namaz-e-janaza will be held at Baitul Ma’mur mosque after Asr prayers. He will be buried at Banani graveyard. Dr M A Zaman was born in an aristocratic Muslim family in Manikganj on February 21 in 1942. He stood first in final MB...

Prof Khaleda 1st BUET female VC dies

Professor Khaleda Ekram, the first woman vice-chancellor of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), breathed her last at a hospital in Bangkok today. Sixty-six-year-old Ekram was suffering from cancer and breathed her last at Bangkok General Hospital. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had earlier granted Rs. 20 lakh from her special fund to support the treatment of the ailing vice-chancellor whose condition was deteriorating over the past week in Bangkok. Professor Khaleda was flown into Bangkok from Dhaka in a critical condition by emergency air ambulance in the early hours of May 14 to be received personally by