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3 more BNP MPs-elect likely to take oath

DHAKA: Three more BNP leaders who were elected from Chapainawabganj-2, 3 and Brahmanbaria-2 constituencies in the national election are ready to take oath as members of the 11th Parliament.

They are Md Aminul Islam (Chapainawabganj-2), Md Harun-ur-Rashid (Chapainawabganj-3) and Ukil Abdus Sattar Bhuiyan (Brahmanbaria-2).

Of them, Abdus Sattar Bhuiyan told the media that he will not ignore the party’s decision. But sources say he wants to take an oath.

Earlier, Zahidur Rahman Zahid, who was elected from Thakurgaon-3 constituency, was expelled from the party on Saturday (April 27) for taking oath on Thursday (April 25) ignoring party decision.

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Teachers must not smoke in front of students

DHAKA: Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) issued a directive asking all higher secondary schools teachers not to take betel leaf, zarda and gul before students and in the classroom.

Besides, DSHE also asked teachers not to smoke in front of students inside and out school premises.

A directive on avoidance of smoking and tobacco products, signed by DSHE directorate professor Md. Abdul Mannan, was sent to all principals and headmasters of higher secondary schools on Wednesday (April 24).

The directive said, “Some teachers smoke in front of students inside or outside the schools which is not appropriate as teachers and is injurious to health.”

The directive also asked teachers to refrain from taking betel leaf, zarda and gul, coming to classroom and speaking with these items in their mouths, in front of students.

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Every upazila to get 100-bed hospital

Staff Correspondent: DHAKA: A 100-bed hospital will be set up in every upazila of the country, said State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Murad Hassan.

He was addressing said a programme at Moulana Akram Khan hall of the National Press Club on Friday (April 26).

The state minister, as the chief guest, said according to the election manifesto and announcement of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, 100-bed hospital will be set up in every upazila of the country in a bid to reach quality health and nutrition services to the doorstep of every people of Bangladesh.

“Sheikh Hasina Medical College will be set up in Jamalpur. I announced that a 250-bed hospital will be set up here. The 50-bed health complex of Madarganj upazila will be upgraded to 100-bed one”, he added.

Jamalpur Journalist Forum organized in Dhaka arranged the programme.

With organization’s president Abu Sayeed in the chair, the programme was also addressed by Engineer Mosharraf Hossain MP, BTRC Chairman Md Jahurul Haque, President of Federal Union of Journalists Molla Jalal, Press Club General Secretary Farida Yasmin, among others.

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