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CJ Sinha resigns

CJ Sinha resigns
In a rare incident, the chief justice of Bangladesh, Surendra Kumar Sinha, has resigned from his post following weeks of controversy over his leave and travel abroad. His resignation came in the wake of a debate and widespread criticisms by the ruling party over an apex court verdict restoring the provision of Supreme Judicial Council by annulling parliament’s authority to remove Supreme Court judges for misconduct or incapacity. It is the first instance in which the country’s chief justice has stepped down. Justice Sinha sent his resignation letter to the president, Abdul Hamid, from Singapore on Friday night. “The president’s office has received the letter of resignation from the chief justice. President Abdul Hamid…

3 of known militant’s family arrested for ‘funding militancy’

3 of known militant’s family arrested for ‘funding militancy’

Police arrested three family members of Akram Hossain Khan Niloy, a top leader of banned Islamic militant outfit "Neo-JMB", for their suspected involvement in financing the terror group from a house of Gulshan-1 in the capital on Friday night, reports UNB. The arrestees are - Niloy's father…
Nahid credits diplomacy for Bangladesh’s success

Nahid credits diplomacy for Bangladesh’s success

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has credited the effective diplomacy of Bangladesh for its successes in the UNESCO, reports BSS. “Bangladesh has been elected as a member of UNESCO Executive Board for the third time with the votes of UNESCO member states for the country’s successful…
Rangpur violence

Rangpur violence

It is very unfortunate that violence erupted centering a Facebook post by a Hindu youth, one Titu Chandra, who allegedly made a profane comment on the Prophet Muhammad (SM) in his post. In the violence, not only a person was killed—some newspapers reported two—and injured dozens others;…
One year after demonetisation

One year after demonetisation

November 8 turned out to be an eventful day in the political and economic history of India. Had it not been for demonetisation, it would perhaps have passed off as any other but this year it was marked and remembered by almost everyone with different adjectives though. Critics slammed it and the government…
Bangladesh poised for denim breakthrough

Bangladesh poised for denim breakthrough

As the largest denim supplier to the European Union (EU), with a market share of 23 per cent, and third largest exporter to the US, with an 11.3 per cent share, Bangladesh is poised to grab a big chunk of the global market share of denim products. Founder of the Bangladesh Denim Expo and managing director…
N Korea brands Trump a ‘warmonger’

N Korea brands Trump a ‘warmonger’

US President Donald Trump was due to land in Hanoi on Saturday, as North Korea slammed his "warmonger" Asia tour, saying it will only accelerate Pyongyang's push for a full-fledged nuclear deterrent, reports AFP. Trump has repeatedly railed against the North as he urges the region to take…
Second night belongs to Nooran Sisters

Second night belongs to Nooran Sisters

Thousands of audiences, who filled up all empty space and each corner of the venue, were waiting for the much-awaited performance of Nooran Sisters. Finally, the wait was over, and celebrated Sufi singers Nooran sisters, Jyoti Nooran and Sultana Nooran, from Sham Chaurasia Gharana took the stage at…
Openers duo pave the way for Rajshahi

Openers duo pave the way for Rajshahi

Mominul Haque hit an unbeaten 63 off 44-ball as Rajshahi Kings registered their first victory in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), securing an eight-wicket win over Rangpur Riders at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium yesterday. Before Mominul’s attacking batting, it was the bowlers who…
3 killed, 6 hurt in road crash

3 killed, 6 hurt in road crash

NATORE: Three people were killed and six others injured when a passenger bus collided head on with a microbus in Singra Upazila of the district yesterday, reports BSS. Two deceased were identified as microbus driver Pintu, 40 and an infant Araf, 02, hailed from Gabtali in Bogra. Police said the accident…
$800m needed to help Rohingyas for 10 months: CPD

$800m needed to help Rohingyas for 10 months: CPD

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), a civil society think tank, yesterday stated that $800 million (equivalent to Tk 7,126 crore) would be needed to meet the basic needs of the Rohingya refugees for 10 months of the current fiscal (September 2017–June 2018). The CPD estimates that, on average,…
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