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  • Ecnec clears 8 projects involving Tk 5,142 cr
  • Ershad’s 4th namaz-e-janaza held in Rangpur
  • HSC, equivalent results tomorrow
  • Ensure paddy procurement directly from farmers: Minister
  • Flood situation turns worse in five districts
  • Supply of sacrificial animals adequate: Number of cattle goes down by 1.5 lakh from last year
  • Rohingya crisis: ICC team in city
  • Rifat's wife Minni interrogated
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Rajshahi ‘gunfight’
Consumers getting increasingly 
aware of their rights

Consumers getting increasingly aware of their rights

Afif Sarkar instantaneously remembered a Facebook post he read a few days back when he saw the bill that had arrived in a leather folder at an upscale…

Distributors stick to 103pc gas price hike proposal

In line with the other distribution companies, Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited (KGDCL) yesterday placed a proposal to raise the gas tariffs by an average of about 103 per cent. At the last day of the four-day-long hearing, the Chattagram-based distributor placed its proposal to the Bangladesh…

Zia Orphanage Trust graft case

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has filed a leave to appeal petition before the Supreme Court (SC), challenging the High Court (HC) verdict that enhanced her punishment from five years to 10 years' imprisonment in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. In the petition, the BNP chief prayed to the apex…

HC seeks report by May 5 on steps taken so far

The High Court yesterday directed the government to submit a report before it by May 5 on what steps it has taken to ensure the safe food including fish and meat for the citizen. The HC bench also issued a rule asking the government to explain why it should not be directed to ensure the supply of safe…

HC adjourns burqa hearing for a month

The High Court (HC) yesterday adjourned for a month the hearing and delivering of its order on a writ petition filed to ensure female students’ right to wear the burqa in school. The HC bench of Justice Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury and Justice Md Ashraful Kamal adjourned for a month the hearing of…
HC rules on ‘indecent words’ in Coca-Cola ads

HC rules on ‘indecent words’ in Coca-Cola ads

The High Court (HC) yesterday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned why action should not be taken against Coca-Cola for using “indecent…
Boeing grounds entire fleet of 737 Max 8 crash aircraft

Boeing grounds entire fleet of 737 Max 8 crash aircraft

Boeing has grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max 8 aircraft after investigators uncovered new evidence at the scene of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines…

HC stays probe for three months

The High Court (HC) yesterday stayed for three months the investigation into the case filed against internationally acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam under the controversial Section 57 of the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Act. The HC bench also issued a rule asking the authorities…

Student climate champion Greta gets Nobel Peace nomination

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegian lawmakers said yesterday. "We have proposed Greta Thunberg because if we do nothing to halt climate change it will be the cause of wars,…
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