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HC directives expedite compensation process

HC directives expedite 
compensation process
Following a recent High Court (HC) order, the Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence and the Bangladesh Railway authorities paid a compensation of Tk. 20 lakh to the family of a four-year-old who had died after falling into an abandoned shaft. The boy, Jihad, fell into the shaft while playing near his house at Bangladesh Railway Colony in Dhaka’s Shahjahanpur area on December 26, 2014. The fire service had launched a rescue operation, but called it off after 23 hours the next day. Barely 15 minutes after the operation was called off, a band of volunteers pulled out Jihad’s lifeless body out of the shaft. A writ petition was filed over the boy’s death in the HC, which found the government agencies to be negligent and ordered…

HC to hear Khaleda petition

HC to hear Khaleda petition

The High Court yesterday adjourned till October 1 the hearing on a writ petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking the court’s directive on the government to provide her better treatment to a specialised hospital in the country. The HC bench comprising Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and…
Get ready for street movement from Oct 1

Get ready for street movement from Oct 1

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed yesterday called upon their party leaders and activists to take all-out preparations to take to the streets from October 1 to force the government to hold a credible election, reports UNB. “We won't give the government any chance this time to score in an empty…
People still need water and sanitation support

People still need water and sanitation support

Experts at a Rajshahi seminar have rightly pointed out that it is time now to ensure pro-poor water, sanitation hygiene system in the country. Bangladesh has made remarkable success in sanitation, but safe drinking water is still a far cry in many places in the country. Even the people living in Dhaka…
Implementation of SDGs in Bangladesh

Implementation of SDGs in Bangladesh

As declared by the UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP), Bangladesh has recently achieved an incredible ‘development’ to get the developing country status from the list of least developed countries, as the status was listed since 1975. It’s a graduation process for Bangladesh…
Bangladeshi RMG factories among safest in world

Bangladeshi RMG factories among safest in world

The garment and apparel factories in Bangladesh are among the safest in the world, United States Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat said yesterday, warning, however, against any complacency. “Since 2013, with the help of Accord and Alliance, you have dramatically transformed your garment and…
Israel to keep fighting Iran, coordinating with Russia

Israel to keep fighting Iran, coordinating with Russia

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged yesterday to continue combatting Iranian “entrenchment” in Syria and coordinating with Russia after the downing of one of Moscow’s planes, reports AFP. “We will continue to act to prevent the Iranian military entrenchment…
IGCC arranges musical evening at National Museum today

IGCC arranges musical evening at National Museum today

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) is organising a musical evening today at the Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of National Museum in the capital. At the programme, Indian Sarod artiste Arnab Bhattacharya will perform accompanied by Nilimesh Chakraborty on tabla. Arnab Bhattacharya started learning Sarod…
A do or die match for Bangladesh

A do or die match for Bangladesh

Bangladesh refused to be complacent as they take on a struggling Pakistan in their last Super Four game at Sheikh Abu Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, a virtual semifinal, in their bid to confirm the ticket of the final of the Asia Cup for the second consecutive time. After two demoralising defeats at the…
President for considering green aspects

President for considering green aspects

Kishoreganj: President Abdul Hamid on Monday stressed the importance of considering the environment aspects before taking any development projects to protect the haor environment, reports UNB. He came up with the remarks while exchanging views with a cross section of people, including local political…
Myanmar military responsible for extreme brutality, says US report

Myanmar military responsible for extreme brutality, says US report

The Myanmar military is responsible for extreme violence as well as brutality against the Rohingya population in northern Rakhine, a United States state department report has said. However, the 20-page report titled ‘Documentation of Atrocities in Northern Rakhine State’ that was posted…
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