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  • Road crashes claim 15 lives in Narsingdi, Feni
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  • Truck-microbus collision kills 6 in Feni
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Bail forgery rides on back of ‘lenient’ punishment

Bail forgery rides on back 
of ‘lenient’ punishment
Cases of bail forgery have been increasing across the country, as influential persons are involved in the misdeed to earn money the easy way. Despite the High Court's strong stand against bail forgery, it has not stopped due to lack of exemplary punishment of offenders, experts opined. They said the High Court should set a timeframe for conducting investigation and completing trial proceedings against offenders, and ensure exemplary punishment, so that no one can dare commit such an offence in future. Sometimes criminals hide real information from lawyers. A section of beneficiary people are involved in making bail petitions by using false documents, sources said. In the latest development, a High Court bench yesterday (Thursday) cancelled…

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Accident due to faulty landing alignment
Accident due to faulty 
landing alignment
The team investigating the recent US-Bangla aircraft crash in Nepal has primarily found a fault in the…

Attack carried out by 
professionals: DMP

Attack carried out by professionals: DMP

Some unidentified men attacked the house of the Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University, and it seems to be the "work of professionals", said the Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).  The Commissioner, Asaduzzaman Mia, said this while briefing reporters at the DMP media centre…
Govt politicises administration

Govt politicises administration

BNP senior leader Dr Khandkar Mosharraf Hossain yesterday alleged that the government has politicised the administration taking advantage of the quota system in public service, reports UNB. "The demand of those demonstrated for reforming the quota system was logical as only 44 per cent of job-seekers…
Scrapping of quota system welcome

Scrapping of quota system welcome

In the wake of countrywide protests and demonstrations that paralysed life across the nation, causing immeasurable suffering to the masses, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stated unequivocally that all quota systems in the civil service employment, the cause of the agitation, will be abolished. The…
Whither DUCSU election?

Whither DUCSU election?

It goes without saying concerned citizens, general guardians and students were waiting eagerly to see implementation of High Court’s order by Dhaka University administration holding Dhaka University Central Students Union (DUCSU) election within April 10, 2018 in due respect to the Judiciary.…
FBCCI seeks Tk 3.5 lakh tax-free income ceiling

FBCCI seeks Tk 3.5 lakh tax-free income ceiling

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) yesterday proposed slashing corporate tax by 2.50 per cent and increasing the individual tax-free income limit to Tk 3.50 lakh from the existing Tk 2.50 lakh, reports BSS. In the budget proposals for fiscal year (2018-19), the apex…
Syria regime retakes Ghouta in major win

Syria regime retakes Ghouta in major win

BEIRUT: Rebels in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta surrendered their heavy weapons and their leader left the enclave, a monitor said yesterday, signalling the end of one of the bloodiest battles of Syria’s seven-year war, reports AFP. The Syrian flag was raised above the central mosque in Douma, the…
“The powerful story of the film will attract viewers”

“The powerful story of the film will attract viewers”

DhakaLive’s Nazir Hossain reveals more about the film and related matters in an exclusive interview with Rituparna. Excerpts follow: Why should the viewers watch ‘Ekti Cinemar Gaulpo’? The film is based on a beautiful story, which I found very touching as well. I think the powerful…
Ton-up Mushfiq halts North collapse

Ton-up Mushfiq halts North collapse

Mushfiqur Rahim hit a valiant century but his side BCB North Zone failed to put them in commanding position against Walton Central Zone on day three of the fourth round game of the Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) yesterday at Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogura. North Zone ended the day on 286 for seven,…
Brinjal farmers of Narsingdi suffer heavy losses

Brinjal farmers of Narsingdi suffer heavy losses

Several thousand brinjal farmers in the Narsingdi Sadar, Shibpur, Belabo and Raipura Upazilas of Narsingdi district are feeling frustrated because of the heavy losses they have suffered with their summer brinjal crop. Prices of the vegetable plummeted due to bumper production and huge supplies to different…
Stage set for AL-BNP fierce contest

Stage set for AL-BNP fierce contest

The country is likely to witness a fierce contest between the ruling Awami League (AL) and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) for winning the Gazipur and Khulna city corporation elections, slated for May 15, as the arch-rivals both appear desperate to make a mark ahead of the next parliamentary polls.…
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