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Khaleda unlikely to be released soon

Khaleda unlikely to 
be released soon
The release of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail might be delayed as the former premier is facing arrest warrants in five out of 37 cases filed against her in connection with various charges, including arson and graft. Talking to The Independent, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said Khaleda Zia is facing a number of cases and arrest warrants have already been issued against her in some cases in the meantime. “The lower court has sentenced her to five years’ imprisonment in connection with the Zia Orphanage Trust case while the trial proceedings of the Zia Charitable trust case are nearing completion. The lower courts have already issued an arrest warrant against her in the meantime. So, it is the matter of court as to whether…

PM reaches Rome for IFAD meeting

PM reaches Rome for IFAD meeting

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived at Rome yesterday on a four-day official visit to Italy to join the upcoming meeting of the Rome-based International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as one of its keynote speakers at the invitation of IFAD President Gilbert F Houngbo, reports UNB. An Emirates…
Turn youths into skilled 
human resources

Turn youths into skilled human resources

CHITTAGONG: President Abdul Hamid yesterday urged the authorities of the country's universities to take the responsibility of turning the youths into well-educated and skilled human resource, reports UNB. "Bangladesh is passing through a bright time of possibility. Therefore, the universities…
Sri Lanka’s win, Bangladesh’s lesson

Sri Lanka’s win, Bangladesh’s lesson

Displaying magnificent composure, drive and self-belief, Sri Lanka cricket team has won the test series against Bangladesh, leaving the hosts to contemplate over their rather lackluster performance. Sri Lanka previously won the tri-nation tournament final though they lost at the group stage match to…
Post-LDC challenges for Bangladesh economy

Post-LDC challenges for Bangladesh economy

Bangladesh became a member of the least developed country (LDC) club in 1975. As a newly emerged independent country Bangladesh had to face many socioeconomic as well as geopolitical challenges at that period (soon after the independence). But gradually we achieved remarkable progress in many fields…
Bangladesh will not leave LDC status before 2024

Bangladesh will not leave LDC status before 2024

Bangladesh won’t graduate from the status of least developed country (LDC) before 2024. The country will be under UN observation for six years after meeting the three necessary criteria for being elevated to a developing country, according to sources at the Economic Relation Division (ERD). …
Israel warns over Iran’s presence in Syria after air strikes

Israel warns over Iran’s presence in Syria after air strikes

JERUSALEM: Israel issued stark warnings on Sunday over Iran's presence in neighbouring Syria after a confrontation threatened to open a new and unpredictable period in the country's seven-year civil war, reports AFP. Israel carried out major air raids in Syria on Saturday, including against…
Classical music and dance festival at Shilpakala

Classical music and dance festival at Shilpakala

A three-day classical music and dance festival began on Saturday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital, reports UNB. BSA organised the event to inspire classical artistes across the country. The three-day event will end today. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman…
Shakib now doubtful for T20 series

Shakib now doubtful for T20 series

Despite being announced Bangladesh T20 squad with injured captain Shakib Al Hasan for the first T20 of the two-match T20 International series against Sri Lanka, a speculation was spread in and around the sport arena that Shakib couldn’t play in T20 series. The news finally came to the fore while…
Godkhali flower sale booms

Godkhali flower sale booms

Floriculturists of Godkhali, the ‘flower capital of Bangladesh’ in Jessore’s Jhikorgacha upazila, are expecting to earn Tk 30–35 crore from the sale of flowers ahead of the three big events in February. These three events—Pahela Falgun, Valentine’s Day on the 14th,…
Experts see cancer in edn system

Experts see cancer in edn system

Academicians have blamed the education ministry for failing to prevent the leak of question papers in public examinations, likening the rot to “cancer” in the country’s education system. The criticism came in the backdrop of the recent paper leaks in the Secondary School Certificate…
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