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Verdict on Khaleda today

Verdict on Khaleda today
A special court in Dhaka will deliver its verdict in the much-talked- about Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, in which BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, her son Tarique Rahman and four others are accused. On January 25, after conclusion of the final arguments of the defence and the prosecution, special court-5 judge Md Akhtaruzzaman fixed February 8 for delivering the much-awaited verdict. The court heard the closing arguments for 16 working days. Overall, it heard the case for 236 working days. It is the second time that a lower court is going to deliver its verdict in a case involving a former head of government. Earlier, a lower court had given its judgment in a case in which HM Ershad had been the accused. The authorities have taken tight security…

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AL, BNP ready to cross swords
AL, BNP ready to cross swords
The BNP is adamant to not let its chief go to jail; the Awami League (AL) is determined to foil any…

10 killed in road accidents

10 killed in road accidents

Separate road accidents killed 10 people, including four members of a family, and injured 20 others on Dhaka-Khulna and Sunamganj-Sylhet highways respectively yesterday. In Faridpur, a Dhaka-bound bus of Imad transport from Khulna rammed an auto rickshaw as the ‘visibility was low’ due to…
18 fined for using non-Bangla signboard in Gulshan

18 fined for using non-Bangla signboard in Gulshan

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) yesterday conducted a mobile court fining 18 institutions for Tk 10,000 each in Gulshan-2 area for not using Bangla-inscribed signboards, billboards or banners, reports BSS. The mobile court led by DNCC Executive Magistrate Md Sajjad Anwar was carried out from 11am…
Self-serving VIPs

Self-serving VIPs

It is really preposterous to know that the cabinet has started a move for creating a separate lane for the VIPs. The cabinet added such emergency services as the fire brigade and ambulance on the list of this privilege, obviously to make reasonable their claim for a separate lane. Why at this point…
Is secularism under threat?

Is secularism under threat?

Contemporary global phenomenon that has engulfed nearly many corners of the globe resulting in a state of uncertainty for innocent mass who are victims of extremist violence and radical religious fundamentalism particularly exploited by religious bigotry and blood thirsty politics . The latter half…
Housing sector sets for turnaround

Housing sector sets for turnaround

The country’s housing and real estate sector has set to turn around after recovering the slump in the last few years as some commercial banks have started to provide loan to the sector in single digit, industry people said. However, the people related to this sector said if the registration fees…
World’s biggest rocket soars toward Mars

World’s biggest rocket soars toward Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL: The world’s most powerful rocket, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk’s cherry red Tesla Roadster toward an orbit near Mars, reports AFP. Screams and cheers erupted at mission control in Cape…
Charity show of ‘Konjush’ tomorrow

Charity show of ‘Konjush’ tomorrow

Theatre troupe Loko Natyadal (Banani) will stage a charity show of its much-acclaimed play ‘Konjush’, an adaptation of the Molière satire ‘The Miser’, tomorrow at 7pm at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. Proceeds…
Tigers aim to end series victory drought

Tigers aim to end series victory drought

Emboldened by their performance in the previous Test, in which they forced a draw from a potential position of defeat, Bangladesh are keen to make it count by ending their series-victory drought when they take on Sri Lanka in the second and final Test today at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.…
Brick kilns polluting environment in Tangail

Brick kilns polluting environment in Tangail

More than 200 brick kilns in 12 upazilas of the district have long been polluting the environment. Of them, 72 are in the reserve forest area of Madhupur, Ghatail, Sakhipur and Mirzapur upazilas. The use of topsoil in making bricks, setting up of kilns on arable land and use of immature timber are seriously…
Rohingya camps burdened with births, marriages

Rohingya camps burdened with births, marriages

Nearly 3,000 Rohingya babies were born in the settlements since the latest exodus began on August 25, last year, and thousands more are waiting to arrive, according to multiple sources in the government as well as the international organisations and NGOs. During this period, 50-60 Rohingyas, including…
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