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Country’s district courts earn Tk 105.67-cr revenue in 2015-16 fiscal

Representational Pic   The government has earned a revenue of Taka 105 crore 67 lakh 69 thousand and 589 from the country’s district courts during the last fiscal year 2015-2016.  Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq on suanday said this in the Jatiya Sangsad while replying to a tabled question from treasury bench member Nurunnabi Chowdhury, BSS reports. ...

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PM inaugurates country’s first solar food silo

  26th February, 2017   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated a modern multistoried food warehouse, having a capacity of storing 25,000 metric tons of food grains at Santahar of Bogra, BSS reports.   Department of Food has constructed the air-conditioned warehouse at a cost of around Taka 232.71 crore with the financial and technical support from Japan. It ...

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Awami League wants to homes for all, reelect us Hasina urges

26th February, 2017 07:03:46   Sheikh Hasina, president of the ruling Awami League and also Prime Minister of the country, on Sunday urged people to reelect her party in the next general election giving it another chance to serve people.   Mentioning that her government has been working tirelessly for the development of the country and improving socioeconomic conditions of ...

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Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says Sensitive criminals to be tried through videoconferencing

26th February, 2017   Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said the government is set to introduce trial through videoconferencing from the court keeping notorious accused inside the jail for security reasons. “The accused who are considered sensitive will be kept in jail and appear in court through video conferencing,” he told the launching ceremony of the Prison Week, 2017 ...

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BNP move to bring back reformists

    BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has finally started drawing the reformists of her party to strengthen the organisation which is going through worst-ever crisis.   She has already instructed the party secretary general and some senior leaders to bring back the reformists, who had been dropped out of the party.   Asked about the move, BNP standing committee member ...

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Maritime security governance prospects in the Bay of Bengal

26th February, 2017 A Bangladeshi coast guard vessel approaches the Thengar Charan island in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, 2 February 2017.   BIMSTEC, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation comprising Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand, celebrates its 20th anniversary in June 2017. It is well positioned to engage in maritime ...

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8th anniversary of BDR carnage being observed

25th February, 2017     The eighth anniversary of the brutal BDR mutiny is being observed on Saturday.   This day in 2009, the brutal mutiny took place at the BDR Pilkhana headquarters in the capital, leaving 74 people, including 57 army officers, dead.   To mark the day, special prayers were offered at the mosque of Border Guard Bangladesh ...

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BNP-Jamaat terror party: Joy

25th February, 2017 Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Jamaat-e-Islam are terror party, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son and her Information and Communication Technology (ICT) affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy.   Joy wrote this on his facebook status on Friday.   He said “Everybody knows that a Canadian court said to BNP ‘ as a terrorist group. ” “ I ...

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Hefazat demands demolition of Greek goddess statue on Supreme Court premises

 24th February, 2017   Supporters of hardline Islamist group — Hefazat-e-Islam — on Friday staged protests calling for the statue of a Greek goddess installed at the Supreme Court to be destroyed or removed.  The group spilled onto the streets of Purana Paltan area in the capital after Friday prayers at Baitul Mokarram mosque demanding the immediate removal of the ...

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Al-Qa’ida active in Bangladesh: US commander

24th February, 2017   A US General claimed that al-Qa’ida Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has a lot of interference in Bangladesh.  In a February 22 interview with Combating Terrorism Center’s magazine CTCSentinel, General John W Nicholson, Commander, Resolute Support and US Forces-Afghanistan, expressed concern regarding the “instability in Bangladesh”.   “With our growing relationship with India, we’re concerned about the instability ...

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