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Local govt reps ‘play the cronies’

Local govt reps ‘play 
the cronies’
Some local government representatives and notary public staff along with middlemen are allegedly helping Rohingya refugees to get Bangladeshi national identity (NID) cards, nationality and birth certificates and even passports. It is alleged that they are issuing birth certificates, nationality certificates and recommendations for issuing passports for the Rohingyas. In some cases, local leaders are meeting with the deputy director of the Department of Immigration and Passport (DIP) Office in Cox’s Bazar for insisting that Bangladeshi passports be issued to the Myanmar nationals. Interestingly, the police are submitting positive verification reports for the Rohingyas. One Yesmin Akhter, 21, applied for a passport on July 10, 2017 at the…

‘Criminal’ killed in ‘crossfire’

‘Criminal’ killed in ‘crossfire’

A criminal was killed in a gunfight while the police were conducting a drive to nab his gang members in Dhaka, only a few hours after he was arrested on Saturday. Nurul Islam alias Nuru, the criminal, was killed in Satarkul area of Badda in the capital early yesterday. He was arrested on Saturday after…
President seeks media role for democratic continuity

President seeks media role for democratic continuity

President Abdul Hamid yesterday urged mass media to play more active role to continue country's democracy, constitutional trend and national development through objective journalism, reports UNB. He said that freedom of press, access to the information and people's empowerment are interrelated…
Keep gas price within limit

Keep gas price within limit

With gas supply erratic in many areas of Dhaka city, the revelation that the price of gas may double once imported LNG is injected into the national grid triggers a profound sense of disquiet. Reportedly, price of gas per unit, which is currently Tk 7.34 may go up to Tk 13. In simple terms, this means…
Forming new education boards

Forming new education boards

The SSC and equivalent examinations have started across the country from February 01, 2018 and more than twenty lakh students are participating in these examinations. On the second day of the exam 89 students were expelled and more than ten thousand students remained absent. Frustration does not end…
Operators ready to roll out 4G

Operators ready to roll out 4G

Mobile phone users will be able to experience the fastest data service from today following the handover of 4G/LTE licence by the telecom regulator in the evening, reports BSS. Private mobile phone operators -- Grameenphone, Robi and Banglalink -- are set to introduce the service immediately after receiving…
‘Russia succeeding in sowing US discord’

‘Russia succeeding in sowing US discord’

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump, hitting out at the probes and congressional hearings into Russian election meddling, said yesterday Moscow is succeeding beyond its “wildest dreams” if its intention is to sow discord within the United States, reports AFP. “They are laughing their…
Supremacy of Jaya Ahsan continues beyond boundary

Supremacy of Jaya Ahsan continues beyond boundary

The ascendancy and supremacy of Jaya Ahsan in film industry continues for her strong and skillful acting beyond boundary and home, reports UNB. Jaya Ahsan won the third edition of Jio Filmfare Awards (East) 2018 in the best actress category for the first time for Indo-Bangla joint venture movie ‘Bishorjan’…
Tigers hand caps to Jayed, Mahedi

Tigers hand caps to Jayed, Mahedi

Bangladesh handed T20 caps to fast bowler Abu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi and spinner Mahedi Hassan as 62nd and 63rd T20 players at the time of the second and last T20 fixture of the two-match T20 International series against Sri Lanka at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium yesterday. Bangladesh stand-in…
Over 21 lakh patients get treatment from community clinics

Over 21 lakh patients get treatment from community clinics

BHOLA: With the expansion of community clinics, 21,12,433 people under seven upazilas received better healthcare services from 213 community clinics in the district during last year, according to official sources, reports BSS. Of the total, 5,35758 are men, 14,45726 women and 1,30,949 children. Besides,…
DSE all set to pick Chinese consortium as strategic partner today

DSE all set to pick Chinese consortium as strategic partner today

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has, in principle, decided to opt for a Chinese bidder to hand out its 25 per cent stake, members of the DSE board told The Independent. A board meeting of the DSE will be held today (Monday) and, at the meeting, the board will approve the minutes of the previous board…
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