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Many smell a rat

Many smell a rat

Many smell a rat over the shipping ministry’s move to procure twenty 26-inch dredgers at a cost of about Tk 2,000 crore as these dredgers are not…
159 brought back from Myanmar

159 brought back from Myanmar

A total of 159 Bangladeshi trafficking victims who were rescued by Myanmar authorities on May 29 were brought back home from the neighbouring country…

Dhaka ‘disappointed’

Bangladesh has expressed disappointment over a US decision not to restore the country’s Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) facility, which was recently extended to 122 other nations.  “It is, indeed, disappointing. We think we have done enough to get the GSP back,” a top…

Hearing on Khaleda graft cases Aug 27

A Dhaka court yesterday fixed August 27 for hearing the Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases facing by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, reports UNB. Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar of Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-3 fixed the date after cross-examining Ziaul Haque Munna, an accused in the…

HSC result debacle worries edn boards

Education boards have started assessing the reasons behind the sharp decline in grades in this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination, compared to the previous years. They said that the students who studied thoroughly have passed the examination, but those who did not touch the overall…

SC verdict Thursday

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court yesterday fixed August 13 for delivering its order in the contempt of court case against the Janakantha editor, Mohammad Atiquallah Khan Masud, and executive editor, Swadesh Roy. The apex court also directed them to be present on August 13. The six-member…

Yeafesh amuses Cabinet

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her cabinet colleagues yesterday enjoyed three rhymes by science and technology minister Yeafesh Osman. One of the rhymes was on Sheikh Kamal, elder brother of Sheikh Hasina assassinated on the black night of August 15, 1975, another on the achievement of Bangladesh…

Max speed 80kmph

Noting that no vehicle can run any highway above the speed of 80km per hour, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said the speed will be controlled through installing ‘Speed governor’ machine in vehicles, reports UNB. “The maximum speed limit will be specified…

Blogger Niloy murder case handed over to DB

The murder case of progressive  blogger Niladri Chatterjee, alias Niloy Neel, was handed over to the Detective Branch of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police yesterday (Monday). Talking to The Independent, the Deputy Police Commissioner (Media and Public Relations), Muntasirul Islam, and Khilgaon police…
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