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New ministers find ongoing project completion main challenge

New ministers find ongoing project completion main challenge

The newly appointed ministers and state ministers of the Sheikh Hasina government have said that the main challenge is to implement the ongoing projects,…

WB President Kim announces resignation

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced yesterday he would step down next month, more than three years before his current term was due to expire. The decision ends Kim's six-year tenure and may give US President Donald decisive influence over the future leadership of the global development lender.…

Workers’ protests continue for 2nd day

Workers various readymade garments (RMG) factories took to the streets in Uttara, Savar and Gazipur yesterday for the second consecutive day seeking a wage hike and payment of arrears and other benefits. This resulted in gridlocks on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway and Airport Road for five hours. A bus of…

Ershad, Raushan skip oath-taking ceremony

Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad and leader of the opposition of the 10th parliament Raushan Ershad did not turn up at the swearing-in function of the new cabinet members at Bangabhaban yesterday. Party cochairman GM Quader, who has been appointed deputy opposition leader in the 11th parliament, also…

ACC files case against Mirza Abbas, wife

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday (Monday) filed a case against BNP standing committee member Mirza Abbas and his wife, Afroza Abbas, on charges of amassing illegal wealth worth Tk. 20.76 crore. The ACC's assistant director, Md Salauddin, filed the case with the Shahjahanpur police…

Dropped out ministers praise new cabinet

The new Cabinet has been formed with competent, honest and ideal persons, according to outgoing ministers. The ex-ministers expressed hope that the new Cabinet members would be capable of discharging their duties with utmost sincerity under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. They said this…

Justice eludes Felani’s family

January 7 not only marks the death anniversary of Felani Khatun, killed by Indian Border Security Force (BSF), but also her family's long and painful wait for justice. Teenager Felani worked as a domestic help in New Delhi. She was returning home with her father through Anantapur border in the district…

‘Myanmar to launch crackdown on Rakhine rebels’

Myanmar has called on its military to "launch operations" against ethnic Rakhine rebels behind a deadly attack on four police stations last week, a government spokesman said yesterday, as a surge of violence forces thousands more from their homes. The country's troubled western Rakhine…

Britain’s battle over Brexit resumes ahead of big vote

Britain's battle over Brexit resumes yesterday as parliament returns from its Christmas break to debate and -- most likely -- defeat Prime Minister Theresa May's unpopular EU divorce deal. The stakes could hardly be higher as the clock ticks down to the moment the world's fifth-biggest economy…

India scientists dismiss Einstein theories

Scientists in India have hit out at speakers at a major conference for making irrational claims, including that ancient Hindus invented stem cell research. Some academics at the annual Indian Science Congress dismissed the findings of Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. Hindu mythology and religion-based…
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