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HC bars forceful distribution

HC bars forceful distribution
The government has to take back Brazilian wheat that was distributed across the country but returned for being sub-standard, the High Court ruled yesterday. The HC also said that the government could not force any department or organisation to procure the remaining imported wheat if they were unwilling to do so. It further said that if anyone, any department or organisation wanted to return the wheat, which has been distributed in the meantime, the authorities concerned were bound to accept those without any question. The HC bench comprising Justices Quazi Reza-Ul-Haque and Abu Taher Md Saifur Rahman issued the directives after disposing of a writ petition challenging the legality of the Brazilian wheat by branding it sub-standard. It, however,…

Locals demand arrest of killers

Locals demand arrest of killers

Local people staged demonstration at Mahendranagar in sadar upazila demanding immediate arrest and punishment of the culprits who killed Sramik League man Fakhrul Islam on June 27. Fakhrul’s wife Nusrat Zahan and other family members also took part in the protest programme. Fakhrul Islam Bullet,…
Steps to check erosion by Kirtankhola

Steps to check erosion by Kirtankhola

Locals with the assistance of Water Development Board have taken measures to construct an embankment voluntarily to prevent erosion by the Kirtankhola River at Charbaria point of the city as sustainable government initiatives have not yet been taken in this regard. Protection work at Charkawa point…
Addressing the dreadful noise pollution

Addressing the dreadful noise pollution

The peace and quiet of a residential area is shattered in the early morning from the arrival of a vendor with a push-cart fitted with a loudspeaker. The man probably sells quack medicines and draws customers by playing the recorded publicities about the value and potency of his medicines in high volume…
Secular expression is being stifled 
in Bangladesh

Secular expression is being stifled in Bangladesh

Recently another Bangladeshi blogger was hacked to death. This young man, Ananta Bijoy, belonged to Mukto Mona, the online group of the other recently slain blogger Avijit Roy. At this point it seems Islamic extremists have declared open season on bloggers and anyone they deem to be atheists. Lists…
JS session prorogued

JS session prorogued

The sixth session of the 10th parliament was prorogued yesterday with unanimously adopting the thanksgiving motion on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s contribution to turning Bangladesh into a lower middle-income status country, reports BSS. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury read out the prorogation…
Dhaka, Tokyo can work together: PM

Dhaka, Tokyo can work together: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said there are many areas where Bangladesh and Japan could work together for their mutual benefits, reports UNB. The Prime Minister came up with the view when visiting President of International Manpower Development Japan Yanagisawa Kyoei paid a courtesy call on…
Coalition attack on Yemen army base kills  30

Coalition attack on Yemen army base kills 30

AFP, ADEN: At least 30 Yemeni soldiers were killed in coalition air raids and clashes after troops attempted to defect to Iran-backed rebel ranks near the border with Saudi Arabia, a military source said yesterday. Saudi-led coalition jets, which have bombed Yemeni rebel positions since March, intervened…
‘Brihannala’ in multi-dimensional missions

‘Brihannala’ in multi-dimensional missions

Even before and after releasing on September 9 last year, talented director Murad Parvez’s full-length Bangla feature film ‘Brihannala’ became the headline of the news on several occasions for different reasons. The film has already participated in a number of international film festivals…
‘Tigers more confident in ODI cricket’

‘Tigers more confident in ODI cricket’

The return to the one-day cricket following a scratchy T20 series serves as the icing on the cake for Bangladesh. The hosts have won 10 in their last 11 matches and thereby would be confident to counter the might of South Africa in this format, unlike the T20 series in which they were swept by 2-0.…
Gangway goes under water

Gangway goes under water

Thousands of homebound passengers are suffering due to inundation of gangway of Ilisha ferry terminal following the on rush of water from upper catchments and high tides. Sources said the home-bound passengers have started arriving from Dhaka, Chittagong, Comilla and other parts of the country for celebrating…
Wages increase by 46pc

Wages increase by 46pc

If the spread of microcredit doubles in a village, the wage rate goes up by 4 per cent during the peak season, according to a recent study conducted by Dr SR Osmani, professor of development economics of Ulster University, UK. The study was presented during a workshop—"Microcredit and rural…
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