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Govt wary of likely militant influence

Govt wary of likely 
militant influence
The government fears that the Rohingya refugees staying at different Cox’s Bazar camps may be influenced by various militant groups and resort to criminal or militant activities for survival. They may fall prey to the influence of different militant groups in their last-ditch effort to survive, says a home ministry report. The report has been forwarded to the foreign ministry, the inspector general of police (IGP), and the directors general (DGs) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and the Bangladesh Coast Guard. It has asked the authorities concerned to follow a ‘zero tolerance’ policy for the Rohingyas so that no extremist and militant groups can influence them to commit crimes. “The authorities should take steps to diplomatically…

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Pay Tk 1 crore to Rajib’s family
Pay Tk 1 crore to Rajib’s family
The High Court (HC) yesterday ordered state-run BRTC and Swajan Paribahan to pay Tk 1 crore to the family…

9 death anniv of Dr Wazed today

9 death anniv of Dr Wazed today

Today is the ninth death anniversary of renowned nuclear scientist and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's husband Dr M A Wazed Miah, reports BSS. The Pirganj upazila administration, Dr Wazed Smriti Sangsad (DWSS), Dr Wazed Foundation, Awami League (AL), its associate bodies and family of Dr Wazed and…
Case filed against OC, six 
others in Chattogram

Case filed against OC, six others in Chattogram

CHATTOGRAM: A Tk 3-crore compensation case has been filed against seven people, including officer-in-charge of Akbar Shah Police Station Muhammad Alamgir, for illegally evicting a family from a disputed land, reports UNB. Zakir Hossain, a freedom fighter, filed the case with the court of Chattogram…
Control price during Ramadan

Control price during Ramadan

The increase in the price of daily essentials during the month of Ramadan is not a new phenomenon; despite government efforts and exhortations, price rise and Ramadan have become two sides of one coin. As per reports, in Barishal, there has been a marked rise in the price of food items. Rice has seen…
Factors affecting women representation in parliament

Factors affecting women representation in parliament

The word ‘parliament’ itself is derived from the Latin word ‘parliamentum’ and the French word ‘parler’ and originally meant a talk; and talking is, of course, what parliaments do most of the time. Parliament generally refers to a legislature within a Westminster-style…
NBR directs banks to collect 
VAT for ads on social media

NBR directs banks to collect VAT for ads on social media

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has forwarded letters to all commercial banks to collect 15 per cent value added tax (VAT) from online advertisements placed by local companies on social media like Google, Facebook and YouTube. The letters were issued to the banks on Monday, asking them to collect…
Malaysian opposition bets on ‘tsunami’ of Muslim support

Malaysian opposition bets on ‘tsunami’ of Muslim support

KUALA PILAH: Malaysia's opposition hopes a surge of support from disillusioned members of the country's Muslim majority can carry them to an unlikely victory in today's elections, reports AFP. The optimism has been triggered by the decision of 92-year-old former leader Mahathir Mohamad,…
‘Rabindra Award 2018’ bestowed on Abul Momen, Fahim Hossain Chy

‘Rabindra Award 2018’ bestowed on Abul Momen, Fahim Hossain Chy

Rabindra researcher Abul Momen and Rabindra Sangeet singer Fahim Hossain Chowdhury have been awarded with ‘Rabindra Puroshkar 2018’ (Rabindra Award). The awards were handed over to them at an event to celebrate the 157th birth anniversary of Nobel Laureate Poet Rabindranath Tagore on Monday.…
Bangladesh archers shine in most events

Bangladesh archers shine in most events

Bangladesh continued their dominance in the Second Islami Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) International Archery Championship when the local archers confirmed nine final spots out of 10 events. Bonna Akhter won bronze in the women compound women’s individual event yesterday. Held at the Maulana…
Quail farming gains popularity

Quail farming gains popularity

Quail farming is gaining popularity, especially among unemployed youths, here for the chance to earn easy profits. It requires only a small capital and there is hardly any risk of disease outbreaks. In 2013, Chunnu Mia of Ghonoshampur village under Sadar upazila set up a quail farm with Tk. 16,000.…
2 get death penalty; three 
given life imprisonment

2 get death penalty; three given life imprisonment

A speedy trial Tribunal has sentenced two militants of the banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to death and three others to life in prison for killing Prof. AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, a teacher of Rajshahi University (RU), in 2016. Justice Shirin Kobita Akhter the tribunal handed the death…
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