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Unprecedented chaos in courtroom

Unprecedented chaos in courtroom
There was unprecedented chaos in the Chief Justice’s courtroom during the hearing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s bail petition in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case. The chaos ensued following an agitation by pro-BNP lawyers during the hearing. The judicial activities of the Appellate Division were suspended for about three hours amid the chaos and demonstrations by pro-BNP lawyers when the six-member bench of the Appellate Division, headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, deferred the hearing to December 12. Some 250 pro-BNP lawyers entered the courtroom in protest around 10:30 am, forcing the judges of the apex court to leave the courtroom ahead of the regular break. After the break, when…

‘E-passport to be introduced Dec 15’

‘E-passport to be introduced Dec 15’

Foreign Minister Dr AKM Abdul Momen yesterday said the government will introduce electronic passport (E-Passport) with 10-year validity on December 15. He stated this while addressing district and metropolitan Awami League conference on the Sylhet Government Alia Madrasah ground. Momen said the government…
Motivate dishonest traders against profiteering

Motivate dishonest traders against profiteering

President M Abdul Hamid yesterday urged the public representatives and graduates to motivate the dishonest traders, hoarders and profiteers who are becoming rich overnight by sucking people’s blood.  “Motivation for the dishonest traders, hoarders and profiteers is a must. . . You will…
Reduce onion prices 
to tolerable level

Reduce onion prices to tolerable level

It is worrying to note that while the prices of vegetables were decreasing steadily, onion prices remained high at kitchen markets in the capital and elsewhere in the country on Wednesday. According to a report of this newspaper yesterday, local onions were sold for between Tk. 210 and Tk. 230 per kg…
A story of an entrepreneur

A story of an entrepreneur

The book “M. A. Kashem : A Living Legend” was authored by Sameya Priom and published by “Toitomboor” presents illustrious life of a renowned entrepreneur, a well-known patron of education, a noble humanitarian,  a dynamic social worker and one of the promoter and founding…
TVAS registration must for telcom operators: BTRC

TVAS registration must for telcom operators: BTRC

Telecom operators will be punished if they do not have registration certificates for providing telecommunication value added services (TVAS), the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has said. Mobile phone operators must have TVAS registration to provide service, according to the…
Strike to paralyse France in Macron showdown with unions

Strike to paralyse France in Macron showdown with unions

France was set to be paralysed yesterday by a nationwide strike by transport workers, teachers and other professionals in a showdown between unions and President Emmanuel Macron over his planned pension reforms. Some 90 percent of high-speed trains have been axed, most of the Paris metro will be shut,…
“‘No Dorai’ contains no elements against religious sentiments”

“‘No Dorai’ contains no elements against religious sentiments”

A Supreme Court (SC) lawyer on Wednesday issued a legal notice against ‘No Dorai’, Bangladesh’s first-ever surfing film, raising allegations of it hurting religious sentiments. The legal notice was served to the authorities concerned, including the makers of the film, asking them to…
Teams must include fast bowler, leg-spinner, says Nazmul

Teams must include fast bowler, leg-spinner, says Nazmul

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is keen to find out some quality leg-spinners and fast bowlers with high pace from the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League and therefore it advised all the participating teams to include such player at mandatory basis. The BCB President Nazmul Hasan Papon yet again…
Jashore, Meherpur freed on this day

Jashore, Meherpur freed on this day

Valiant freedom fighters on this day in 1971 freed Jashore and Meherpur districts from the occupation of the Pakistan military forces. Under Liberation War Sector No. 8, the freedom fighters fought heroically under their commander Maj. MA Manzur. Like every year, the people of Jashore will celebrate…
58pc urban, 40pc rural males 
above 60 literate in Bangladesh

58pc urban, 40pc rural males above 60 literate in Bangladesh

The disparity in literacy among men and women across the country has been addressed in recent generations, a report by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) said yesterday. The fourth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 4) of UNESCO revealed…
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