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Widen use of probation to rectify convicts

Widen use of probation 
to rectify convicts
Over a year ago, a woman and her husband were beaten by their neighbour in Chowbaria village under Paba upazila of Rajshahi. The neighbour also sold the couple's cattle and drove them out of their own house. Following the incident, the woman, Angura, filed a case with a lower court in Rajshahi against her neighbour, Jamirul, and three others. Md Saiful Islam, senior judicial magistrate of Rajshahi court, sentenced Jamirul to one-and-half years’ rigorous imprisonment, while the three others received six months’ jail terms in connection with the case. After the court verdict, the convicted persons appealed to the court seeking a stay order on their punishment and release on probation in accordance with the Probation of Offenders…

Student bodies seek resignation of BCL ex-president, GS

Student bodies seek resignation of BCL ex-president, GS

There is a debate raging now regarding the moral fallout of Shovon-Rabbani and whether they should resign from DUCSU and Senate as well. Many teachers and students of the university say they have no moral right to be members of the DUCSU GS and students representatives of the Senate for the crimes that…
30 hurt in N’ganj as RMG workers, cops clash

30 hurt in N’ganj as RMG workers, cops clash

At least thirty people, including ten policemen, were injured during a clash between law enforcers and garment workers, who blocked Dhaka-Chattogram highway for arrears at Kanchpur in Narayanganj yesterday morning. Meanwhile, Thousands of workers of Zaara Jeans and Knitwear Limited have blocked road…
Women and children more vulnerable to dengue

Women and children more vulnerable to dengue

As per the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, IEDCR, of the affected Dengue patients, 59 per cent are male and 41 per cent women. Though the number of women is lower than that of men, the death rate is higher among women. Health experts said gender inequality, malnutrition, lack…
Role of religious leaders in 
development activities

Role of religious leaders in development activities

Religious leaders can play both positive and negative roles for changing the lives of communities. For having leadership influence, long-term community presence and reachability to the community people, they instantly can disseminate development messages to a great number of people. At the same time,…
Leather sector recovers after two years of slump

Leather sector recovers after two years of slump

The export of leather and leather goods from Bangladesh has rebounded after more than two years due to higher shipments to non-traditional markets, exporters said. According to Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), the leather and leather products sector registered a growth rate of 1.32 per cent, resulting…
HK returns to violence with tear gas and molotovs

HK returns to violence with tear gas and molotovs

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs yesterday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes. Tens of thousands of people defied authorities to march through the streets of the city…
Evening of Tagore songs, poetry held

Evening of Tagore songs, poetry held

Paying homage to Nobel Laureate Poet Rabindranath Tagore, a cultural evening titled ‘Hiron Kiron Chhobikhani’ held at the National Art Plaza Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital on Saturday. Muktak Padaboli, an organisation of reciters, arranged the event which…
Tigers need ‘quality pacers, spinners’ to fight in overseas conditions

Tigers need ‘quality pacers, spinners’ to fight in overseas conditions

Bangladesh has several games of different formats ahead, most of which will involve Twenty20 and Test cricket to be played abroad, away from home conditions. For this, the area that needs to be developed the most will be bowling. The country has to take steps to diversify its bowling battery and improve…
River erosion threatens Chalitabunia union

River erosion threatens Chalitabunia union

People living in Chalitabunia Union of Rangabali Upazila of Patuakhali are facing an uncertain future because of severe river erosion. While visiting the area, this correspondent found that about a four-km stretch of the embankment from Garuvanga village to the north of the union to Chay village to…
Be people’s friend, PM asks police

Be people’s friend, PM asks police

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the police to ensure the welfare, peace and security of people as they are ‘the police of the people'. "You’re the police of the people, it’s your responsibility to ensure their welfare, peace and security," she said. The Prime…
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