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Power generation to hit 20,000 MW in Sept: Muhith

Power generation to hit 20,000 MW in Sept: Muhith

The country's power generation capacity will go up to 20,000 MW in September next, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith, reports UNB. Placing the national…

HRW urges Bangladesh to suspend ‘war on drugs’

Human Rights Watch has urged Bangladesh to suspend its 'war on drugs' campaign until proper training and procedures are put in place to ensure that security forces act in conformity with legal standards, reports UNB. The New York-based international rights body also said yesterday that Bangladesh…

‘War crimes trial greatest success of govt’

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith yesterday said present government’s greatest success is holding the trial of the criminals those carried out crimes against humanity in 1971, reports BSS. “The greatest success of our government, in my opinion, is bringing the war criminals who committed…

PM off to Canada to join G-7’s outreach session

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka yesterday evening on a four-day official visit to Canada to attend the Outreach Leaders Programme of the G7, the group of seven countries with advanced economies in the world, reports UNB. On her way to Toronto, the Prime Minister will make a stopover in Dubai…

Tk 117cr proposed for ACC

The government has allocated Taka 117 crore for the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in the proposed budget for 2018-2019 fiscal in a bid to expedite the anti-graft campaign, reports BSS. The government had allocated Taka 94 crore for the ACC in the revised budget of 2017-2018 fiscal. Announcing the…

Roni gets bail in extortion case

Chattogram: A court yesterday granted bail to former general secretary of Chattogram city unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Nurul Azim Rony in an extortion case, reports UNB. Chattogram Metropolitan Magistrate court Judge Shafi Uddin passed the order after Roni signed a Tk 1000-bond. The court…

Khaleda’s bail hearing Sunday

The High Court will hear on Sunday a bail petition filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed in Cumilla over the February 3, 2015 arson attack, reports UNB. An HC bench of Justice Md Shawkat Hossain and Justice Abu Taher Md Saifur Rahman set the date yesterday. Earlier on Tuesday, Khaleda…

Parveen Mahmud joins TIB trustee board

Chairman of Midas Board of Directors Parveen Mahmud FCA has joined the board of trustees of the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) yesterday as its new member, reports UNB. Parveen was elected as the trustee board member during the 95th meeting of the board on March 20 and joined the 96th meeting…

Journalist Pranab Saha passes away

Journalist Pranab Saha, joint editor of Channel i, died of old-age complications at a city hospital on Thursday. He was 66, reports UNB. He breathed his last around 6:15 am at Labaid Hospital. Pranab Saha, also a permanent member of Jatiya Press Club (JPC), left behind his wife, only son and a host…

Tk 540cr infrastructure projects being implemented in Rajshahi division

RAJSHAHI: Department of Primary Education (DPE) has been implementing various infrastructure development projects worth around Taka 540.20 crore in eight districts under Rajshahi division, reports BSS. Works of four of the major projects were completed at an estimated cost of Taka 414.37 crore during…
RCC to conserve natural water bodies in city

RCC to conserve natural water bodies in city

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) will conserve 16 natural water bodies through bringing those under its jurisdiction to address the adverse impact…

Sylhet court orders confiscation of 10 fugitives’ wealth

SYLHET: A court here on Wednesday ordered authorities to confiscate all the properties of 10 fugitives in a case over an attack on two journalists - one from a private television channel and the other with a national daily, reports UNB. Judge Mamunur Rahman Siddique of Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate…

Camp for programming contest begins

The national children and youth programming contest at school-level has reached to its final round, reports BSS. To this end, a four day event has been rolled out with a training session took place yesterday at Savar ahead of the National Scratch contest that falls on today, said a press release here…

Campus Corner

EEE department hosts seminar at SEU The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) of Southeast University (SEU) hosted a seminar on ‘Brain Engineering: Opportunities and Feasibilities’ on Monday in the seminar hall of its campus, says a press release.  The objectives…

News in Brief

Two killed in road cash Two people were killed and two others injured when a private car plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Aricha highway near Bathuli Bus Stand in Savar early Thursday. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. Rezaul Haq, officer-in-charge of Dhamrai Police…
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