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Contempt of Court : SC fines two ministers

Bangla Mirror Desk : 28 March, 2016 The Supreme Court on Sunday convicted Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq of the contempt of court and fined them Tk 50,000 each. A full bench of the Appellate Division comprising eight judges headed by Chief Justice SK Sinha delivered the judgement after rejecting the two ministers’ ...

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Fuel prices cut in a month

Bangla Mirror Desk : 28 March, 2016 Following a widespread criticism over fuel price, the government has decided to cut price of fuels in a month as oil prices hit rock-bottom in the international market. The minister came up with this at his office but declined to reveal on which sectors price would be reduced for which kind of oil. ...

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Fire breaks out in Sundarbans

Bangla Mirror Desk: 28 March, 2016 A fire broke out at Shikdar Bari Shila in Chandpai Range of the Sundarbans on Sunday evening. Station officer of Dhansagar in Chandpai Range, Sultan Mahmud, said forest officials saw some smoke hovering over the area in the evening, reports UNB. The forest officials reached the spot and saw the fire. Later, around 8:30am ...

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Bio-metric SIM registration ends by April 30: Tarana

Bangla Mirror Desk 28 March, 2016 State minister for post and telecommunications Tarana Halim said the SIM registration through bio-metric process has to be completed by April 30. She told the journalists after registering her own SIM at a cell phone operator at Farmgate on Sunday. Tarana said no SIM will remain active until it is registered through bio-metric process.

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GO must for official passport

Bangla Mirror Desk : 28 March, 2016 From now on a Government Order (GO) would be needed along with a departmental no-objection certificate to get an official passport issued.   The home ministry issued a circular in this regard on March 24. It said every ministry will have a focal person to verify no-objection and GO, BSS reports.   The ...

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Human chain formed at Sylhet Sunamganj protesting Tonu murder

A human chain protesting the murder of young Tonu, was formed in Sylhet Central Shohid Minar on Monday, organised by Online News Portal Sylhetview Readers Forum. People from different walks of life participated in forming the chain, during which speeches were also given by former MP Shofikur Rahman Chawdhury, Comred Sikandar Ali, Journalist Sangram Singho, Shahmuzibur Rahman, Editor Dider Alam ...

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peacefully Hartal passing in Sylhet

The countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal, enforced by the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami is going on peacefully on Monday. Vehicular movement on Sylhet city roads was almost normal in the morning. A large number of policemen remained deployed in the city to fend off any trouble. Acting secretary general of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Dr Shafiqur Rahman announced the shutdown through a press statement on Sunday. ...

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Acid attack on three sisters in Habiganj

Three sisters sustained burn injuries in an acid attack following a dispute over land at Kumri Pherengitila village in Baniachong upazila of Habiganj district on Friday around 10:30pm. The victims are Safia Khatun, 35, wife of Abdur Razzak, Monwara Khatun, 32, wife of Jitu Miah, and Amena Khatun, 30, wife of Nazrul Islam of the village. They were admitted to ...

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Activities of Sylhet BCL unit closed over infighting

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has suspended all activities of its Sylhet district unit for an indefinite period following Friday’s factional clash in the district. All activities of the BCL unit will remain suspended until further notice, said in a statement signed ‎by S M Jakir Hossain, central secretary of the BCL. BCL central committee took the decision citing the unit’s ...

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Sylhet rail station turns into safe haven for criminals

The main railway station of the district has turned into a safe haven for all kinds of anti-social activities. The station’s yard is dominated by hijackers, musclemen, drug addicts and prostitutes posing a serious threat to general passengers. According to field sources, though the government railway police (GRP) remain on duty at the station, they are hardly seen to take ...

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