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RAB wants to form welfare trust to do business

RAB wants to form welfare 
trust to do business
The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), working as a special wing of Bangladesh Police, has sent a proposal to the public security service of the home ministry, seeking permission to form the Rapid Action Battalion Welfare Trust to do business, government sources said. The RAB wants to start its own business in eight different areas such as hotels, hospitals, and shopping centres, under the elite force’s welfare trust. The force has also submitted a memorandum of articles of association of the Rapid Action Battalion Welfare Trust. It says that the proposed trust would be operated under The Companies Act 1994, the sources added. The elite force has also applied to the commerce ministry, seeking a licence for the Rapid Action Battalion Welfare…

UK delegation expects next polls will be competitive

UK delegation expects next polls will be competitive

The British Conservative Party expects that the next national election in Bangladesh will be competitive and all political parties would take part in it. A Conservative Party MP, Anne Main, made this observation while talking to reporters after a meeting with BNP leaders at Khaleda Zia's Gulshan…
Idol makers busy ahead of Durga Puja in Rajshahi

Idol makers busy ahead of Durga Puja in Rajshahi

The Idol makers (Paul) are now passing a busy time, making idols of goddess Durga and others who will be worshipped by the devotees in the city as elsewhere in the country as Durga Puja nears. Less than eight days is left when the largest religious festival of Hindu community “Durga Puja”…
BIMSTEC and regional cooperation

BIMSTEC and regional cooperation

The industries minister Amir Hossain Amu has stressed the need for boosting mutual cooperation, trade-commerce and investments among the BIMSTEC members to exploit the huge economic potential for sustainable development of the region. BIMSTEC seeks to work around the currently problematical nature of…
The Rohingya genocide

The Rohingya genocide

Over more than ten years the Government of Myanmar has committed Genocide against the Rohingya people.  This is not a complicated issue, it is a straightforward instance of one religion, Buddhism, abusing and killing members of another, Islam.  It is a remarkable act of bravado; Buddhism is…
Criminal arrested with arms

Criminal arrested with arms

Munshiganj: Police arrested an alleged terrorist along with a shutter gun from Malipathor area of Sadar upazila yesterday morning, reports UNB. The arrestee was identified as Arif, alias Baba Arif, 35, son of Julhas Bepari at Mireswarai village. Saiful Islam, officer-in-charge of Munshiganj Sadar Police…
Padma Bridge cost likely to shoot up by Tk 1,400cr

Padma Bridge cost likely to shoot up by Tk 1,400cr

The estimated cost of the much-hyped Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project is likely to see a rise for the third time by around Tk 1,400 crore to take the overall project cost up to Tk 30,193.38 crore as acquisition of additional land is required for the project, reports UNB. The last and second revision…
Conspiracies were hatched to stall the dam: Modi

Conspiracies were hatched to stall the dam: Modi

DABHOI: On his 67th birthday, PM Narendra Modi gifted to the nation the Sardar Sarovar dam on Narmada river, the mega project often termed as the lifeline for the state, which goes to polls in the next three months, reports The Times of India. With the state BJP harping on water as a key vote churner…
Bangladesh Theatre stages ‘Sea-Morog’ at Shilpakala today evening

Bangladesh Theatre stages ‘Sea-Morog’ at Shilpakala today evening

Bangladesh Theatre will stage the 264th show of its sixth production ‘Sea-Morog’ today evening at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segun Bagicha in the capital. The play ‘Sea-Morog’ focuses to portray a crystal clear image of eternal rural Bangla…
Bangladesh stun India in opener

Bangladesh stun India in opener

Substitute Jafar Iqbal struck twice as Bangladesh national Under-18 football team earned a stunning 4-3 victory over India after came from a three goal down in the SAFF Under-18 Championship yesterday in Thimpu. Bangladesh who went down 0-3 in the first half, scored four goals in the second half.   …
NGO debt-collectors ‘harassing’ flood victims

NGO debt-collectors ‘harassing’ flood victims

Flood-ravaged people in the district, who are till now passing their nights under the open sky, are facing ‘harassment’ from non-government organizations (NGOs) workers, reports UNB. In recent flood, thousands of people of the areas adjacent to the Teesta and Dharla rivers have lost everything.…
Rohingya exodus exposes abject failure of world leaders: Amnesty

Rohingya exodus exposes abject failure of world leaders: Amnesty

The Amnesty International, the London-based global right body, came down heavily on the world leaders for their abject failure to resolve the Rohingya crisis. “As almost 400,000 refugees flee ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, world leaders meeting at the UN General Assembly should hang their heads…
Donald Trump stabbed his party in the back. It might just pay off

Donald Trump stabbed his party in the back. It might just pay off

The mainstream, “establishment” Republican leadership made a cynical calculation to tolerate Donald Trump’s dangerous faults, believing they could use him to rubber-stamp their long-sought conservative legislative agenda. They made a bargain with a con man, and now he has betrayed…
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