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Khaleda seeks withdrawal of arrest warrant in graft cases

Khaleda seeks withdrawal of arrest warrant in graft cases

DHAKA : BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday filed a petition with the court seeking the withdrawal of arrest warrant issued against her in Zia Orphanage and Zia Charitable Trust Fund graft cases, reports UNB. Khaleda’s lawyer Sanaullah Miah filed the petition on her behalf before the Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-3. Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar […]

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Farabi on 10-day remand

DHAKA : A court here on Tuesday granted 10-day remand to Shafiur Rahman Farabi, prime suspect in the assassination of progressive writer Avijit Roy, reports BSS. Metropolitan Magistrate of Dhaka Rezaul Karim passed the order upon a prayer for 10 days remand. Inspector of Detective Branch (DB) of police, Fazlur Rahman, produced him before the […]

Ghorashal re-powering project gets go-ahead permission Ecnec approves total 7 projects involving TK 3,511.69cr

DHAKA : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved seven development projects involving TK 3,511.69 crore, including the Ghorashal 3rd Unit, reports UNB. Re-powering Project with TK 2,519.35 crore to supply additional power to the national grid. The approval was given at the 22nd Ecnec meeting of the current fiscal […]

Ghorashal re-powering project gets go-ahead permission Ecnec approves total 7 projects involving TK 3,511.69cr

DHAKA : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved seven development projects involving TK 3,511.69 crore, including the Ghorashal 3rd Unit, reports UNB. Re-powering Project with TK 2,519.35 crore to supply additional power to the national grid. The approval was given at the 22nd Ecnec meeting of the current fiscal […]

Tk 10-cr gold seized at Ctg airport

CHITTAGOG : In another big haul of gold, customs officials seized 200 gold bars, weighing around 23.328 kg at Shah Amanat International Airport here on Tuesday, reports UNB. At the same time, some 87 kg of lead were also seized at the airport. Tipped off that a large consignment of gold was entering the country […]

Cop crushed to death by train in city

DHAKA : A policeman was killed as a running train knocked him down at Khilgoan-Bagicha level crossing in the city on Tuesday, reports UNB The deceased was identified as Jibon Saha, 30, a constable (chancery) of Gulshan police. Police said the speedy train hit the policeman at the level crossing while he was crossing the […]

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South Africa thrash Ireland by 201 runs

Sports Desk South Africa condemned Ireland to their first defeat of the World Cup as they cruised to a 201-run win in Canberra. Hashim Amla hit 159, Faf du Plessis 109 and Rilee Rossouw a rapid unbeaten 61 in South Africa’s 411-4, the second time in two Pool B games they have passed 400. Ireland […]

Jaishankar leaves Dhaka seeking deeper ties

DHAKA : Indian Foreign Secretary Dr S Jaishankar left here on Tuesday morning wrapping up his less than 24-hour visit giving a message that India wants to make ties deeper to reach a newer height with more cooperation from Dhaka, reports UNB. Jaishankar already reached Islamabad from Dhaka, the third stop of his four nations […]

Govt drafts law for patient rights, doctors protection: Nasim

KHULNA : Health and Family Welfare minister Mohammad Nasim yesterday said a process was underway to enact laws to ensure patient rights and doctors’ interests, reports BSS. “The drafts of the proposed laws have been framed to be sent to parliament,” he told a doctors rally organized by Swadhinata Chhikitsak Parisad (SWACHIP) here. Nasim said […]

DU to be under stony surveillance

Habibur Rahman Ovi DU Correspondent: Dhaka University (DU) authority is planning to strengthen the security system on the campus following the killing of Avijit Roy, a prominent Bangladeshi-American Blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death on last Thursday night at DU area. University Vice-Chancellor Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddidue told The […]

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