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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
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  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Rajshahi ‘gunfight’
‘Democracy was freed with release of Sheikh Hasina’

‘Democracy was freed with release of Sheikh Hasina’

Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said captive democracy was freed through the release of daughter of democracy…

High Court rule on compensation to rape victims

The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain in four weeks why they should not be directed to give Tk 50 lakh each to the families of Shahinur Akhter Tania and Sumaiya Akhter who were raped and died in Kishoreganj and Rajshahi last month. In response to a writ petition,…

Azam Sarker new envoy to Iran

The government has appointed AFM Gousal Azam Sarker, currently serving as the DG at International Organisations wing of the Foreign Ministry, as Bangladesh's new Ambassador to Iran. Azam Sarker, a career diplomat, belongs to the 1986 batch of BCS Foreign Affairs cadre, said the Ministry of Foreign…

JS condoles deaths of five ex-MPs, others

Parliament on Tuesday unanimously adopted a condolence motion at the death of five former MPs, including a former minister. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury moved the condolence motion in the House in the beginning of the 3rd session of the current Parliament.  

Order on fugitive property seizure July 31

A court here yesterday fixed July 31 for passing an order on confiscating the property of the absconding accused in an arson case filed under the Special Powers Act against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and others in 2015. District and Session's Judge M Ali Akbar passed the order. The court also granted…

HC sends Khaleda petition in regular bench

A vacation bench of the High Court yesterday sent a writ petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging the legality of the government notification transferring the Niko corruption case trial against her to a special court in Keraniganj central jail, to the regular bench for its hearing.…

Intellectual property rights play vital role in ensuring food safety: Speakers

Intellectual property rights (IPR) should be considered from a global perspective as they can play a vital role in ensuring food safety. Realising the country's potential to produce enough food for the expanding population will remain a major challenge in future. intellectual property (IP) rights…

2 women found hanging in Rajshahi, Chattogram

A teenage girl was found hanging from a tree at Jotgopal in Godagari upazila on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Salma, 17, daughter of Ashraful Islam of the area. Hasmat Ali, officer-in-charge of Godagari Police Station, said locals found the girl hanging from a tree near her house around…

1.66 lakh rail tickets sold through ‘Rail Sheba’ apps

A total of 166,687 rail tickets were sold through mobile applications ‘Rail Sheba’ during Eid-ul-Fitr holidays and this digital system reduced pressure on the manual process of selling tickets, said a Railways press release here on Monday. Some 231,000 android mobile phone users and 10,517…

16 firms fined for providing illegal internet connections

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has fined 16 internet providers Tk 20.20 lakh and filed cases against four others for providing internet connections without licences. The cases were filed with Sonadanga Model Police Station in Khulna, Rupganj Police Station in Narayanganj,…

Campus corner

AIUB Robotic Crew participate in finals of 2019 University Rover Challenge STAFF REPORTER, Dhaka AIUB Robotic Crew (ARC) from American International University – Bangladesh (AIUB) participated in the 2019 University Rover Challenge finals, held from May 30 to June 1, 2019 at the Mars Desert Research…

News in brief

Man killed in Rajshahi UNB, Rajshahi A man was found dead at a brick kiln in Puthia upazila yesterday. The deceased was identified as Nurul Islam, 55, former president of Puthia upazila unit of Road Transport Workers' Union. Locals spotted his body around 11:15am and informed police, said Shakil…
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