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Govt plans to move higher court against militants’ bail

Govt plans to move higher
court against militants’ bail
The government is planning to move the higher court soon to block the bails given to a number of militants by the High Court (HC) recently, sources at the law and home ministries disclosed. The government comes up with the plan as most of the militants are back in business after securing bail, they added. The ministries are preparing a report on militants of different groups like Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and Neo JMB, who have got bail from the court, the sources added. In the last few years, over 100 militants—including 18 top leaders of different militant outfits—have got bail by taking advantage of legal loopholes, the sources said. After getting bail, many of the militants have fled Bangladesh and are reorganising…

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Rohingya arrivals since Aug 25 now 6.88 lakh
Rohingya arrivals since Aug 25 now 6.88 lakh
The total number of Rohingyas, who had to cross into Cox’s Bazar to escape from the atrocities…

Myanmar’s neighbours eager to see progress in Rakhine

Myanmar’s neighbours eager to see progress in Rakhine

Five of Myanmar's neighbors including Bangladesh are eager to see the progress made so far on the ground in the Rakhine Sate as Myanmar and Bangladesh are now at final stage of starting Rohingya repatriation, reports UNB. Bangladesh Ambassador to Yangon, along with envoys of four countries bordering…
Facebook to roll out new feature to help people in need of blood

Facebook to roll out new feature to help people in need of blood

As Bangladesh has the shortage of safe blood like many other countries, social networking giant Facebook is set to roll out a new feature here today to help people in need of blood by connecting them directly to blood donors, reports UNB. Bangladesh is the second country after India where Facebook is…
Reduce pressure 
on bricks

Reduce pressure on bricks

With the acknowledged fact that Bangladesh is at the sharp end of climate change impact, a general understanding is that the more we adopt greener options the better. Keeping this in mind, the housing and public works minister recently addressed the media and said that in order to reduce top soil usage,…
Was everything so rosy in the past?

Was everything so rosy in the past?

This is the lament heard by every generation in one form or another: What's the matter with kids today?  The idea that the current generation is somehow deficient compared to those of the past (including ours, of course) echoes throughout history. Nowadays days when some of our friends or acquaintances…
Consumers still feeling the pinch of high onion prices

Consumers still feeling the pinch of high onion prices

It is interesting that prices of imported onion have increased more than those of the local variety. The local onion price has increased by 166.67 per cent, while the imported variety has increased by 188.89 per cent in one year, according to the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB). Local onion…
Pence hopes for ‘new era’ despite Palestinian snub

Pence hopes for ‘new era’ despite Palestinian snub

JERUSALEM: US Vice President Mike Pence pledged yesterday that his country would move its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem "by the end" of 2019, a step fiercely opposed by Palestinians, reports AFP. In the same speech from the rostrum of the Israeli parliament Pence urged the Palestinians…
Remembering the legend on birthday

Remembering the legend on birthday

If he was alive today, ‘Nayak Raj’-famed legendary actor Razzak would step into 77 years today. But before that he left this world forever, leaving behind a host of fans and well-wishers, viewers, colleagues and family members to mourn his death. He died on August 21 last year and his death…
Tamim believes in rewards, not awards

Tamim believes in rewards, not awards

“Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward,” Mahatma Gandhi, the man needs no introduction, once said, underlining the importance of being hard-worker to achieve the goal. Getting award is not the thing, Gandhi said, should come to the mind. Tamim Iqbal may…
Ferry services resume

Ferry services resume

MANIKGANJ: Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route and Chandpur-Shariatpur route in the Padma and Meghna River resumed after seven and a half hours of disruption caused by dense fog yesterday morning, reports UNB. “The ferry services on Paturia- Daulatdia route remained suspended from 2am due…
Students suffer as non-govt pry teachers continue movement

Students suffer as non-govt pry teachers continue movement

Hundreds of teachers of non-government primary schools have chosen to boycott classes and taken to the streets in the capital to meet their demand for nationalisation. Instead of taking classes at the beginning of the New Year, these teachers have opted for the full-throttled movement. They claim that…
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