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Specific tax on tobacco products demanded

Specific tax on tobacco products demanded

Leaders of different anti-tobacco organisations yesterday urged the government to impose specific tax on tobacco products and withdraw all the facilities…

Govt working to stop child abuse

In order to protect the rights of the street children the government has already undertaken several programmes under the social safety net scheme, said Gaziuddin Mohammad Munir, joint secretary of Ministry of Women and Children Affairs. He said the government is committed to eliminating child labour…

BTV to be aired in India soon, says info minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday informed that Bangladesh Television (BTV) would be aired in India soon.  “The final agreement to air BTV in India has been completed and a technical team will visit New Delhi from June 25 to 27 in this regard,” he told reporters at a press…

Businessman found dead in Ctg

Police recovered the throat-slit body of a businessman from his jewellery shop in Bandartila area under EPZ Police Station in Chattogram yesterday. The deceased was identified Sanjay Dhar, 46, son of Sudhararam Dhar, owner of Manisree Jewelers, hailed from Ramu Cox’s Bazaar. He used to live in…

Rule on installing AC in courtrooms

The High Court (HC) yesterday issued a rule asking authorities concerned to explain as to why it shall not pass order to install air conditioners (ACs) in courtrooms across the country. A High Court division bench comprising Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader passed the order and…

SC uphelds HC order on FFs’ minimum age

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday upheld a High Court (HC) order that declared illegal an amended gazette notification determining minimum age of Freedom Fighters (FFs) 12 years six months till November 30, 1971. A four-member apex court bench headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud…
‘Liberation War Mobile Book Fair’ moves across country

‘Liberation War Mobile Book Fair’ moves across country

An array of over 400 books on liberation war of Bangladesh, its history and heritage of different publications are being showcased and sold on a vehicle…

‘Make waste management eco-friendly’

 LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Md Tazul Islam today underscored the need for the modernisation of the waste management in an eco-friendly way to reduce pressure on country’s land. The minister said this while addressing a review meeting on Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC)’s Aminbazar…

Indictment hearing in Niko graft case deferred

A court here yesterday set July 14 to hold hearing on charge framing in Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and others. Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman of Dhaka 9th special judge court passed the order this morning at the newly built courtroom in front of Keraniganj Central Jail. Yesterday…
Cumilla Railway Station facing numerous problems

Cumilla Railway Station facing numerous problems

Cumilla Railway Station, one of the most important and busiest stations in the country, is operating its activities through numerous hazards causing tremendous…

Workshop on land degradation held

Agricultural and environmental experts at a workshop here yesterday said introduction of bio-agriculture system together with sustainable land management (SLM) is crucial to curb land degradation. Land is a very important component of environment and land use change, and land degradation is now being…
Obituary

Obituary

Rosy Sharif, wife of Industrialist late Rehman Sharif, died in the capital on Saturday. She left behind two daughter one son and relatives, says a press…

Campus corner

Orientation of EMBA under IBA held at DU BSS, Dhaka The orientation programme of the Evening MBA course under Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of Dhaka University was held yesterday on the university campus. Chairman of Padma Bank Limited Chowdhury Nafeez Sarafat attended the function as the…

News in brief

Two workers electrocuted UNB, Dhaka Two house painters died from electrocution in an under-construction building in the city's Mohammadpur area yesterday. The deceased were identified as Rajon, 27, son of Saleh Ahmed and Asif, 26, son of Abdul Jalil of Sonaimuri in Noakhali district. Inspector Bacchu…

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