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SC judge seeks CJ impeachment

SC judge seeks CJ impeachment
A sitting judge of the Appellate Division, Justice AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury, yesterday sought ‘impeachment’ of Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha for, what he alleges, ‘violation of the constitution’. In a letter addressed to President Abdul Hamid, Justice Choudhury sought Chief Justice Sinha’s removal on the grounds of the alleged ‘violation of the constitution, breach of oath and misconduct’ by the chief justice. Justice Choudhury, also nicknamed Manik, alleged that he has not been discharging his judicial functions since September 8 as the chief justice kept him out of bench. “The chief justice has kept me out of bench since September 8, which is a clear violation of section 94(4) of the constitution.…

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HC declares Operation Clean Heart illegal
HC declares Operation Clean Heart illegal
The High Court (HC) yesterday declared illegal the Indemnity Act, 2003, which legitimised all the controversial…

Eight killed in road mishaps

Eight killed in road mishaps

At least eight people were killed in separate road accidents in Narsingdi, Gazipur, Meherpur, Noakhali and Gopalganj districts yesterday.Our Narsingdi correspondent reports: Three people were killed in a road accident near Rainadi area in Narsingdi sadar upazila yesterday. The deceased were identified…
Zero tolerance against visa brokers: Saran

Zero tolerance against visa brokers: Saran

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pankaj Saran yesterday said there would be zero tolerance against the role of visa brokers. While delivering his speech in the inaugural ceremony of Indian Visa Application Centre in Barisal on Sunday noon, Pankaj Saran also called upon the visa applicants to take…
The yaba epidemic in Bangladesh

The yaba epidemic in Bangladesh

A couple of years back a double murder sent shockwaves throughout the country. Oishi Rahman, a teenager murdered her parents. The girl was yaba addict and according to psychologists persons taking yaba undergo vast changes in the neuro-transmitters of their brains. This changes their personality, and…
Pakistan's Nasr missile is the most dangerous development in South Asia

Pakistan's Nasr missile is the most dangerous development in South Asia

It is true that Pakistan is producing more weapon-usable fissile material each passing year. So, for that matter, is India! Estimates of Pakistan's rate of growth of nuclear warheads are often exaggerated in the West and blindly quoted by some by Indian analysts as well. The main thing to understand…
Prospect of intercropping mulberry with other cash crops bright: Experts

Prospect of intercropping mulberry with other cash crops bright: Experts

Prospect of intercropping mulberry trees with some other vegetables and spices is very bright to boost additional income from the same land together with silk cocoon production throughout the country, scientists and researchers in Rajshahi said yesterday, reports BSS. They viewed that some vegetables,…
    NBR plans special drive to identify potential taxpayers

    NBR plans special drive to identify potential taxpayers

    The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has planned conducting a special drive initially in the posh areas of the capital city of Dhaka to identify potential taxpayers and bring in them under the tax-net, reports BSS. “The NBR will carry out a door to door survey in the posh areas of capital city…
    28 migrants drown in fresh tragedy off Greece

    28 migrants drown in fresh tragedy off Greece

    AFP, ATHENS: At least 28 people drowned in another migrant tragedy off Greece on Sunday, as Athens angrily defended its handling of the mounting refugee crisis in Europe. Among those who lost their lives was a baby, the Athens News Agency reported, when the stricken boat carrying 112 people sank off…
    Zahid Hasan, Nisha work together in Eid special drama serial

    Zahid Hasan, Nisha work together in Eid special drama serial

    Viewer-appreciated actor Zahid Hasan and Lux superstar famed actress Nisha will be seen together in an upcoming seven-episode drama serial titled ‘Kew Kotha Rakheni’ on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. The drama serial is directed by Zahid Hasan and written by Ahsan Alamgir. Zahid Hasan was…
    Bangladesh-A aim competitive cricket

    Bangladesh-A aim competitive cricket

    Bangladesh-A team will not take the tour in India as just a mere practice opportunity rather they aim to play a competitive brand of cricket and give the Indian counterpart a good run for money. “It’s a great opportunity for a lot of our young guys to get more experience. But also we want…
    Erosion by River Meghna threatens  cluster villages

    Erosion by River Meghna threatens cluster villages

    Cluster villages built to provide shelter to the destitute in Gazipur cluster village have been devoured into the river Meghna rendering about 100 families homeless again. River erosion has taken a serious turn over the past two to three days in Ilisha and Rajapur areas of Bhola. The nearby Ilisha Johnson…
    Varsities will charge extra if VAT imposed, fear students

    Varsities will charge extra if VAT imposed, fear students

    Though the National Board of Revenue (NBR) has clarified that there is no scope for private universities to increase students’ tuition fees in connection with the imposition of value-added tax (VAT), there is no specific law to determine the fees for individual universities. Students alleged that…
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