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Verdict Oct 10

Verdict Oct 10
In a major development, a Dhaka court yesterday (Tuesday) fixed October 10 for delivering its verdict in connection with cases filed over the August 21, 2004 grenade attack. In a jam-packed courtroom, Judge Shahed Nuruddin of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal 1 fixed the date after completing the closing arguments from both sides. On August 21, 2004, a grenade attack was carried out on an anti-terrorism rally of the Awami League (AL) to kill the party’s front-ranking leaders, including Sheikh Hasina. As many as 24 people, including then Mohila Awami League president Ivy Rahman, were killed and 500 were injured. Sheikh Hasina and several senior leaders had a narrow escape. Fourteen years after the gruesome incident, the tribunal completed its…

Syed Ashraf takes 90-day leave from JS

Syed Ashraf takes 90-day leave from JS

Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam, MP, who is now undergoing treatment in Bangkok has taken a 90-day leave from the Jatiya Sangsad, reports UNB. Chief Whip ASM Feroz on behalf of Syed Ashraful Islam placed an application before Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury to grant his leave…
BCL, quota protesters hold counter programmes at DU

BCL, quota protesters hold counter programmes at DU

Quota protesters and ruling Awami League-backed student organization Chhatra League on Tuesday held counter-programmes at Dhaka University over a government panel’s recommendation favouring the abolition of the quota system for Class-I and Class-II jobs in the civil service. Hundreds of students…
More work for robots, new roles for humans

More work for robots, new roles for humans

A World Economic Forum, WEF, report has confirmed what we have been noticing for quite some time – the taking over of many jobs by artificial intelligence or robots. The latest prediction is that by 2025, which is seven years from now, almost 52 per cent work will be done by robots. The report…
The institution of marriage

The institution of marriage

There are many reasons why women can be frustrated with their marriages. One of the most obvious reasons is of course when they are treated as the husbands’ properties and subordinate to them. There may be more reasons. Women may feel frustrated when their erotic needs are not fulfilled. Or it…
Govt yet to finalise telecoms policy

Govt yet to finalise telecoms policy

The government has not finalised the telecoms policy even two years after its approval by the Cabinet. Posts and Telecommuni-cations Minister Mustafa Jabbar said the telecom policy was now in law ministry and would be finalised soon. Emphasising the security of subscribers, quality of services and investment-friendly…
Moon, Kim hold summit talks in Pyongyang

Moon, Kim hold summit talks in Pyongyang

SEOUL: South Korea’s president and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un drove together through the streets of Pyongyang yesterday past thousands of cheering citizens before opening a summit where Moon Jae-in will seek to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks between his hosts and the United States,…
Nasir Ali Mamun’s solo photography show begins tomorrow

Nasir Ali Mamun’s solo photography show begins tomorrow

A two-week l solo photography exhibition titled ‘SM Sultan-The Cosmic Journey of a Fugitive’ by Nasir Ali Mamun will begin tomorrow at the La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in Dhanmondi of the capital. At the event, a photography book with the same title by Nasir Ali…
Tigers have to live life sans Tamim

Tigers have to live life sans Tamim

Replacing a batsman who scored almost 20 percent of the team’s run since 2015 and alone made 33.7 percent of the total runs Bangladesh scored in the series against West Indies is not only tough task, rather its almost impossible. But still Bangladesh are in a position that they would have to live…
‘BNP has no option but to join polls’

‘BNP has no option but to join polls’

SIRAJGANJ: Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim on Monday said BNP has no option other than participating in the upcoming national parliamentary elections, reports BSS. “BNP has no alternative to participating in the elections, no matter what they say. Their existence would be at…
Rohingya shifting to Bhashan Char from next month

Rohingya shifting to Bhashan Char from next month

From next month, Bhashan Char, previously known as Thengar Char, located on the Hatiya Island in the Bay of Bengal, is going to be the temporary home of‘ Rohingya’ refugees from Myanmar. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to visit Bhashan Char on October 3 to begin the handing over…
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