DU students block roads demanding dissociation of 7 colleges

DU students block roads demanding dissociation of 7 colleges

Around 1,000 students of different departments gathered at the foot of Raju Memorial Sculpture around 10:00am and took part in the demonstration, creating huge jam on the adjacent roads.

Later, the students took position in front of the vice chancellor’s office and were continuing their agitation till 3:40pm when the report was filed.

Students of most of the department have boycotted the classes for today in support of the demonstration, Tahmed Munir Tayiff, a student of Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, told The Daily Star.

Some students (of the seven colleges) often involve in various immoral and illegal activities identifying themselves as Dhaka University students,” Tayiff alleged while talking with our DU correspondent.

Earlier, DU students claimed that they are suffering from identity crisis as the students of the seven colleges are introducing themselves as students of Dhaka University.

On February 17, 2017, the government affiliated Dhaka College, Eden Mohila College, Government Shaheed Suhrawardy College, Kabi Nazrul Government College, Begum Badrunnesa Government Mohila College, Mirpur Government Bangla College and Government Titumir College with Dhaka University.

Under the arrangement, their curriculum was brought under DU.


India seek 'intent' to combat SA speed kings

India seek 'intent' to combat SA speed kings

You can't just stand there and take whatever is coming your way and not have intent," Kohli said after his team were beaten by 72 runs in the first Test in Cape Town.

You might get out but it's important to keep coming at the bowler and making them feel, 'if you make an error I am going to score.

With conditions at Centurion again likely to favour fast bowling, the problem for India is not just how they should execute Kohli's strategy -- but who should do it.

No Indian top-order batsman made more than 28 in either innings in Cape Town. The only two scores above 30 were 93 by Hardik Pandya in the first innings and 37 by Ravichandran Ashwin in the second.

Pandya and Ashwin were batting at number seven and eight respectively, which suggests India have enough depth in their batting order -- if their top-order players can get themselves through the new ball.

At least two batting positions will be debated as the tourists seek a way to play themselves back into the three-Test series.

Left-handed opener Shikhar Dhawan fell to short-pitched deliveries in both innings and there is an argument for Lokesh Rahul to take his place, while Ajinkya Rahane must be a contender to replace Rohit Sharma at number five.

Kohli said the selection for Cape Town was based on form. Rahane had a dismal recent series against Sri Lanka but has shown the ability to score runs away from home.

On India's 2013/14 tour of South Africa Rahane scored 47, 15, 51 not out and 96 in the two Test matches and looked one of the best-equipped Indian batsmen against pace.

South Africa, meanwhile, look set to once again pick a four-pronged pace attack, although they have to replace the injured Dale Steyn.

There are three candidates -- two out-and-out pace specialists in Duanne Olivier and Lungi Ngidi or Chris Morris who has batting skills as well as the ability to bowl at more than 140 kmh.

Both teams showed batting fragility in Cape Town, with India's pace bowlers showing they too could take advantage of helpful conditions.

AB de Villiers' aggression in innings of 65 and 35 was a key factor for South Africa. It is that sort of intent that both teams will be seeking in what promises to be another action-paced Test.

South Africa: Faf du Plessis (capt), Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Quinton de Kock, Vernon Philander, Chris Morris or Duanne Olivier or Lungi Ngidi, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel.

India: Virat Kohli (capt), Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan or Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma or Ajinkya Rahane, Hardik Pandya, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.


Movie reviews: 'The Space Between Us'

Authors: Ecroaker. com Boosters.

Butterfield conveys a touching soulfulness, and Robertson, although looking a bit mature to get away with portraying a teenager, makes for a funnily spunky heroine. As is so often the case, Gugino proves far better than her material, with the same being true for Gary Oldman. here.

The movie has so overexerted itself with its elaborate sci-fi premise that Chelsom soon stumbles into plot holes bigger than the Valles Marineris, the most egregious of which is the assumption that Tulsa would so quickly click with Gardner after discovering that their entire friendship was based on a lie. No wonder “The Space Between Us” backed away from the “Passengers” release date in favor of a Valentine’s Day-proximate February sortie. f romance-seeking audiences know what’s best for them, they’ll put some space between themselves and this movie. here.

Butterfield is sweet as Gardner, playing him as angsty but not a s**t. He is polite and loving to his surrogate Mars mother -- the type of teenager I like to see in movies. Robertson pops onscreen, as she always does, a reminder that she is a very good actress who deserves more attention than she gets. The Space Between Us is at its best when it allows them to play up the high school fish-out-of-water dynamic. It is at its worst when Gary Oldman is arguing with NASA suits about PR. here.


Annabelle Creation reviews

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The second thing about this prequel-to-the-prequel is that the plotting is hand-to-mouth hilarious, and hardly worth dwelling on except for purposes of glee. It starts with toymaker Sam (Anthony LaPaglia) and his wife Esther (Miranda Otto) contentedly raising their 12-year-old daughter Bee (Samara Lee) in an American Gothic farmhouse miles from anywhere. here.

Sometime in the early 1940s, a doll-maker and his wife, Samuel (LaPaglia) and Esther (Otto) Mullins, lose their young daughter to an accident. They sequester themselves in their old, rickety farmhouse, away from all civilization, along with their grief, the doll Annabelle (named after their daughter) and “something else”. here.

Annabelle: Creation borrows heavily from modern Spanish horror movies – movies like El Orfanatno, Los ojos de Julia – which is fortunate, because modern American horror movies are (usually) the pits. here.


Critics' verdict: Poster Boys

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A remake of commercially successful Marathi film Poshter Boyz, this one is set somewhere in Haryana where three good Samaritans find themselves on posters promoting vasectomy, ‘nasbandi’ in Hindi. parently, it’s a big deal for the society they live in and now nobody wants to have a relationship with them or their families. here.

Three men who live in the same village find themselves being confronted by snarling to –be in-laws, wives, and other relatives because, you know, they (the men) no longer have their family jewels. In the hands of a skilled director, this could turn into a running joke in a flavoursome comedy of manners, just like last week’s Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, and it’s ‘gents problem’. here.


Jim Carrey has tackled depression

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Hollywood superstar Jim Carrey is popular for his extremely comedian acts in many of his movies such as The Mask and Ace Vetura: Pet Detective. The actor has always left us rolling down with laughter with his funny acts. As it is known, the actor’s former girlfriend Cathoriona White died from a drug overdose in 2015. The 55-year-old was earlier suffering from depression and now he states that now he is better than ever.

Regarding his current state of mind, the actor was recently quoted as saying, “At this point, I don't have depression. There is not an experience of depression. I had that for years, but now, when the rain comes, it rains, but it doesn't stay. It doesn't stay long enough to immerse me and drown me anymore”. The actor further stated, “What's happening is really good, but there is some really bad in there too. Some people have come at me in the last couple of years with the intent of breaking off a piece of the Holy Grail for themselves, but the Grail isn't a thing that you can break off. So they're going to learn that the hard way. It's not pleasant”.

The Truman Show star ended his statement saying, “I'm perfectly fine with everything that has happened, even the horrible s**t you know, in life and in art. There is a lot of satisfaction about looking back at those things”.


After Cross-LoC Raid: Army Braces For Pakistan Reprisal

After Cross-LoC Raid: Army Braces For Pakistan Reprisal

After cross-LoC raid, forces on alert as they expect attack from neighbour

In the aftermath of the cross-border raid on a Pakistani post across the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday, the Army is bracing for counter attacks by Pakistan.

“After the raid became public, the Pakistan Army will be under pressure to prove themselves. We took revenge, they w

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