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PM provides financial assistance to 12 people

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday gaving financial assistance to 12 people, including the BNP-Jamaat arson attack victims and ailing Awami League leaders and workers at the Prime Minister’s Office. Dhaka, Sept 17 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday gave financial assistance of Tk 1.75 crore to 12 people, including the BNP-Jamaat arson attack victims and ailing Awami ...

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Fair election under partisan govt possible: TIB

Photo: TIB executive director Dr Iftekharuzzaman speaking at a programme at TIB’s Midas Tower office in the city. Dhaka, Sept 17 : Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Monday said clean and credible election under a partisan government is possible if all political parties and stakeholders play supportive and responsible role. “The [national] election under a partisan government is a common ...

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10.98 percent pass DU ‘Ga’ unit admission test

  Dhaka, Sep 17 : The first year honours admission results of Dhaka University (DU) ‘Ga’ C Unit under  Business Studies Faculty for 2018-19 academic session  has been published on Monday with 10.98 percent pass rate. A total of 25,958 candidates appeared in the admission test against 1,250 seats under the unit. Of them only 2,850 students secured the pass ...

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Free, fair, inclusive election important for Bangladesh: Bernicat

Bangladesh to win if peace wins Dhaka, Sept 17 : US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat on Monday said a free, fair and inclusive election is important for a democracy, especially for the one which is on track to become a middle-income country. “Together, we can contribute to a peaceful and prosperous Bangladesh,” she said. The US Ambassador said political ...

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Chamber judge upholds HC order to provide division to Shahidul

Dhaka, Sept 17 : The chamber judge of the Appellate Division  on Monday upheld the High Court order asking the authorities concerned to provide first class division to photographer Shahidul Alam in jail. Chamber judge justice Hasan Foez Siddique passed the order after hearing on a petition filed by the state seeking stay on the HC order. The court kept ...

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DU files leave to appeal plea against HC order over Ducsu polls

Dhaka, Sept 17 : The Dhaka University authorities filed a leave to appeal petition against a High Court order that asked the DU authorities to take necessary steps within the next six months to hold Ducsu election. Madhu Maloti Chowdhury Barua, advocate-on-record, filed the appeal on behalf of the DU authorities on Sunday. Earlier on September 12, a contempt of ...

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Ctg schoolgirl’s decomposed body found 2 days after she goes missing

Suspected killer held Photo: Accused Shahnewaz Munna and victim Tasnim Sultana Tuhin (inset pic). Chattogram, Sept 17 : Police recovered the decomposed body of a schoolgirl in Hathazari thana of the city on Sunday night, two days after she went missing. The deceased was identified as Tasnim Sultana Tuhin, 13, daughter of Abu Tayeb of ‘Salam Mansion’ in Shahjalal Para, ...

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B Chy, Kamal-led alliance’s demands unacceptable: Tofail

Photo: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed talking to the reporters at the secretariat on Sunday. Dhaka, Sept 16 : Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday said the demands put forward by Dr Badruddoza Chowdhury and Dr Kamal Hossain-led ‘greater national unity’ are not acceptable. The minister came up with the remark while talking to reporters regarding the demands of the ‘greater ...

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Khaleda needs to be hospitalised, says medical board

Dhaka, Sept 16 : The medical board, formed by the government for jailed BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, on Sunday suggested  admitting her to a hospital like BSMMU where the treatment of all health problems is available though they have found ‘no symptom of any serious disease’ in her. Brigadier General Mohammad Abdullah-Al-Harun, director of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), ...

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Using RPO as ‘weapon’ to hinder fair polls: Shujan

Photo: Members of Shujan at a roundtable discussion at the Jatiya Press Club on Sunday. Dhaka, Sept 16 : Using the RPO as a ‘weapon’ against any individual or political party will hinder fair election, said civil rights body Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) on Sunday. “Representation of the People Order (RPO) of 1972 is the most significant law during any ...

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