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SC ‘Lady Justice’ sculpture removed

SC ‘Lady Justice’ sculpture removed
The sculpture at the Supreme Court premises, a variation of the Greek goddess Themis in a sari, was removed from its spot early today. Some workers started the removal work in presence of the sculptor Mrinal Huq around 9pm on Thursday. However, under which authorities the work is going on could not be verified independently. No officials of the Supreme Court could be seen during the removal work until 2am.Unconfirmed sources, however, said that the sculpture would be taken away from the forefront of the Supreme Court and will be installed in front of the annex building of the same court. Mrinal Huq himself was not sure what will be the told reporters that the statue may remain on the court premises, but at a different spot. Around 1:20am, Huq,…

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Govt decides to buy all shares
Govt decides to buy all shares
In a move to obtain three gas fields that produce 55 per cent of the country’s total gas production,…

BNP holds demonstration, accuses govt of putting obstruction

BNP holds demonstration, accuses govt of putting obstruction

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) yesterday staged demonstrations across the country to protest against the police raid at the party chairperson’s Gulshan office. Party leaders alleged that they could not held protest rallies in different places in the city and some districts due to police…
UNHCR for partnership with DU on refugee laws

UNHCR for partnership with DU on refugee laws

Country Representative of UNHCR Bangladesh Shinji Kubo has emphasised the importance of forging a partnership that will facilitate students to further explore the International Refugee Protection Law and become pioneers in this field, reports UNB. “While the world is going through an unprecedented…
Tigers rocking the Kiwis in style

Tigers rocking the Kiwis in style

By displaying consistency both in bowling and batting in the field, Bangladesh attained their prized first away win over New Zealand just a week before the start of their Champions Trophy campaign. The five-wicket triumph in front of a packed crowd in Clontarf was a tense affair at times for Bangladesh…
The ramifications of the Haor disaster

The ramifications of the Haor disaster

Very recently we have faced the unexpected flash flood disaster in Haor basin, which is located on the north-eastern parts of Bangladesh. For such a huge of physical devastation in the areas, the disaster is a great concern towards our mission of achieving the country’s Sustainable Development…
‘Women playing  crucial role in nat’l development’

‘Women playing crucial role in nat’l development’

RANGPUR: The country’s womenfolk are playing crucial role to establish their equal rights through speeding up national development as well as building peaceful society free form militancy and gender discrimination, reports BSS. The opinion came at a women rally held at Brahmani Kunda Girls’…
    Merger renders Tk 1.7b loss: Robi

    Merger renders Tk 1.7b loss: Robi

    Mobile phone operator Robi claims it was forced to incur a loss of Tk 1.7 billion at the end of first quarter (Q1) in 2017 following the merger with Airtel, reports BSS. The network integration with the Airtel has mainly rendered the loss, said the operator while revealing the quarterly financial statement…
    Trump in 'tough' NATO, EU talks

    Trump in 'tough' NATO, EU talks

    BRUSSELS: US President Donald Trump pressed nervous allies Thursday to do more on terrorism after the Manchester bombing as he met EU and NATO leaders for the first time, reports AFP. Trump faced protests on his arrival in Brussels but he is getting a red-carpet welcome from Western allies eager to…
    ‘Dukhiar Kuthi’ to be screened today

    ‘Dukhiar Kuthi’ to be screened today

    A short film titled ‘Dukhiar Kuthi’ (The Land of Sadness), an adaptation from Amiya Bhushan Majumda’s literary work, has been selected for the screening in the month of May as a part of the yearlong film festival titled ‘New Films, New Filmmakers’. The film will be screened…
    Bangladesh confident of 
Champs Trophy chances

    Bangladesh confident of Champs Trophy chances

    AFP, DUBLIN: Bangladesh still have two more warm-up matches before their Champions Trophy opener but captain Mashrafe Mortaza admits their five-wicket victory over New Zealand sends them to England with confidence high. “The warm-up games will be important, wickets will be different from here…
    Honey production falling sharply

    Honey production falling sharply

    Honey production has fallen sharply in Jhenidah and its surrounding districts—a trend environmentalists attribute to deforestation and use of harmful chemical fertilizers, pesticides and hormones.  Veteran environmental activist Masud Ahmed Sanju said global warming, unplanned development…
    BNP welcomes EC roadmap but stresses poll-time neutral govt

    BNP welcomes EC roadmap but stresses poll-time neutral govt

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), arch rival of the ruling Awami League (AL), considers the seven-point roadmap drawn up by the Election Commission (EC) for the next general elections to be a positive step. Senior party leaders, however, said no roadmap would work if the poll was not held under…
    Why do we dream ?

    Why do we dream ?

    Dreams are stories and images that our minds create while we sleep. They can be entertaining, fun, romantic, disturbing, frightening, and sometimes bizarre.  Why do dreams occur? What causes them? Can we control them? What do they mean?  You will see introductions at the end of some sections…
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