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FF quota to remain, says PM

FF quota to remain, says PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it is not possible to reform freedom fighter quota in government jobs as there is a High Court verdict to continue it, reports UNB. "There's a High Court verdict for maintaining the freedom fighter quota. How can we violate the High Court verdict? ...We can't do this," she said at her valedictory speech in the 21st (budget) session of the current parliament. The Prime Minister said, "I had earlier said to cancel the entire quota system. But, now there's a High Court verdict in this regard. If I violate the verdict, I'll face the contempt of court. No one can do this." Sheikh Hasina, however, said the vacant posts under quotas will be fulfilled with candidates from…

Ads for online MPO applications likely from Sunday

Ads for online MPO applications likely from Sunday

The advertisements for online applications for bringing non-government educational institutions under Monthly Pay Order (MPO) facilities are likely to be placed beginning Sunday, said sources in the education ministry. The software for the online application process is ready and a trial is going on…
Rajshahi candidates  busy in electioneering

Rajshahi candidates busy in electioneering

RAJSHAHI: Candidates for both mayoral and ward councilors along with their workers and supporters are passing busy days with campaigning for the upcoming election to Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC), reports BSS. The candidates are seen meeting voters irrespective of age, sex and creed and caste with…
Water efficient technology in Barind areas

Water efficient technology in Barind areas

It’s not a new find that underground water levels are slowly falling; keeping this in mind, there have been efforts by the government plus the private sectors to make the optimum use of surface water for farming and other uses. However, in the Barind areas, drought is common and, recently, there…
Fighting terrorism and corruption

Fighting terrorism and corruption

It is a momentum when the country has reached to the status of developing country, acknowledged by United Nations, and middle-income country, attributed by the World Bank. The nation hasstepped ahead towards development to the sustainable development in line with the global paradigm of development.…
BTRC plans to appoint consultant for rollout of 5G service by 2020

BTRC plans to appoint consultant for rollout of 5G service by 2020

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is going to appoint a consultant as part of the government’s plan to rollout the 5th generation (5G) service, which is yet to be launched anywhere in the world, by 2020 in the country. The government also plans to go for a trial run…
‘NATO allies stuck to spending commitments’

‘NATO allies stuck to spending commitments’

BRUSSELS: French President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday that NATO’s spending commitments remained the same despite US counterpart Donald Trump saying he had forced allies to increase them at a tense summit, reports AFP. Macron said NATO was nevertheless “much stronger” and that Trump…
Remembering 
Abdullah Al Mamun 
on 76th birth anniversary

Remembering Abdullah Al Mamun on 76th birth anniversary

Paying tribute to the late iconic playwright, actor and filmmaker Abdullah Al Mamun on his 76th birth anniversary today, Theatre, a popular theatre troupe in the country, is organising a commemorative programme at the seminar hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital…
Croatia prepare for first WC final

Croatia prepare for first WC final

AFP, MOSCOW: Croatia began preparations for the first World Cup final in their history on Thursday after they came from behind to crush England's hopes in an enthralling contest. The Balkan nation of just four million people will play France on Sunday after Mario Mandzukic's extra-time winner…
Social security schemes bring cheer to people

Social security schemes bring cheer to people

Thanks to social security programmes, the standard of living of 25,00,000 ultra-poor people under eight districts of the Rangpur division has undergone a big change.  The beneficiaries describe programmes launched by the prime minister as “patriotism”, “development thinking”,…
Ferry trouble stalls trucks on Padma banks

Ferry trouble stalls trucks on Padma banks

Strong currents in River Padma have disrupted ferry services between Shimulia and Kathalbari for the past two days, water transport officials said yesterday. Out of 15 ferries, only two to three were operational on the route as the other outdated vessels were unable to tide across the strong current…
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