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President retains authority to control lower judiciary

President retains authority 
to control lower judiciary
Keeping intact the President’s authority in controlling the lower judiciary, the law ministry yesterday issued the much-talked-about the gazette notification on the disciplinary rules of lower court judges. After 18-year of the Masder Hossain case verdict, popularly known as judiciary separation case, the government published the much-expected gazette notification in line with the article 116 of the constitution. As per the gazette notification, the president and the law ministry are the appointed authorities for the lower court judges. Without obtaining approval from the president, the Supreme Court cannot conduct any investigation against any lower court judges even if any allegation brought against them would be primarily proved, according…

Probe panel nails FB account user

Probe panel nails FB account user

The committee probing the attack on Hindu homes in Rangpur has confirmed that the violence was triggered by a derogatory Facebook post by one Titu Roy. “The probe panel has got evidence that Titu Roy had posted the derogatory status on his own FB account,” head of the probe panel and Rangpur…
Gallamary still bears marks of 1971 genocide

Gallamary still bears marks of 1971 genocide

KHULNA: The horrific Gallamary mass grave here still bears the marks of butchery that took place 46 years back.    The notorious Pakistan army chooses the spot to kill the freedom fighters and pro- liberation people of the region, turning it into a place of execution, reports BSS. Commander…
Fish bonanza for Bangladesh!

Fish bonanza for Bangladesh!

It’s immensely gratifying to find that against a target of 4.05 million tonnes, fish production this year has been an awe-inspiring 4.13 million tonnes – a clear signal that Bangladesh has had a bumper year in fish farming. It is relevant to mention that in 1983-84, this was merely 0.754…
National ICT Day and electronic world’s threats and prospects

National ICT Day and electronic world’s threats and prospects

The government has decided to observe December 12 as the National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Day to make its Digital Bangladesh concept a memorable one. The cabinet endorsed a proposal in this regard. Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam told reporters that  December 12 will…
USSD price guidelines await telecom ministry nod

USSD price guidelines await telecom ministry nod

The Posts and Telecommunications Division is yet to approve the pricing guidelines for USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) in respect of mobile financial services (MFS) even though the advisor for information and communication technology (ICT) to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina instructed the…
Putin orders partial troop withdrawal in Syria

Putin orders partial troop withdrawal in Syria

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on yesterday ordered the partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria, during a surprise visit to the war-torn country, reports AFP. Putin arrived at Russia’s Hmeimim airbase in Latakia province, a government stronghold, where he was welcomed by Syrian President…
‘DU 12th Annual Central Theatre Festival’ begins at TSC

‘DU 12th Annual Central Theatre Festival’ begins at TSC

The 12th edition of ‘Dhaka University Central Annual Theatre Festival’, organised by Theatre and Performance Studies Department of Dhaka University (DU), has begun at the TSC (Teachers' and Students' Centre) Auditorium of DU yesterday. DU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Akhtaruzzaman…
Shakib vows to lead Tigers perfectly

Shakib vows to lead Tigers perfectly

Shakib Al Hasan’s appointment as the Test captain of Bangladesh was of no surprise, specially after he was chosen to lead the side in T20 format following the retirement of Mashrafe Bin Mortaza. And the thing is all but sure that he will gradually lead the side in all three formats in the coming…
Student creates robot for ‘performing household work’

Student creates robot for ‘performing household work’

A robot created by Hridoy Hossain, a student of Jhenidah Polytechnic Institute, works according to orders given by humans and performs a number of ‘household jobs’. The "automatic house cleaner and safety robot" can clean houses and do other activities as ordered. The robot is…
Poor governance, non performing loans trigger crisis in banking sector

Poor governance, non performing loans trigger crisis in banking sector

The banking sector in Bangladesh is passing through a critical period due to the lack of good governance and non-performing loans (NPL), experts said. They allege that Bangladesh Bank (BB), the banking sector regulatory authority, is unable to work independently and cannot exercise its power. Regarding…
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