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Cox’s Bazar DC gets 3 months to remove illegal structures

FAILURE TO PROTECT FOREST AREA

Cox’s Bazar DC gets 3 months to remove illegal structures

The High court today gave the deputy commissioner of Cox’s Bazar three months to implement a directive issued in 2011 for protecting an ecologically critical and reserved forest in the district. DC Ruhul Amin was given the time after he appeared before the court and promised to comply with the directive for removing illegal...

Conservation of Nature

DoE, environment courts must expand work: Greens

DoE, environment courts must expand work: Greens

Bangladesh Environment Lawyers' Association (BELA) yesterday laid emphasis on the expansion of the activities of the Department of Environment (DoE) and environment courts in all districts to protect the environment from all sorts of hazards. “The activities of the DoE are not being conducted properly in the country, as it lacks adequate number of...

Dhanmondi Playfield

Grabbers milking name of Bangabandhu's son

Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club is exploiting the name of a member of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's family to strengthen its illegal grip on the road-8 public playground, agitating environmental activists told a rally yesterday.         Some 50 environmentalist organisations under the banner of "Save Dhanmondi Playground Movement" organised the protest programme in front of the capital's Jatiya Press Club, demanding cancellation of what they called a false case against some eminent green activists fighting for freeing the public space.   Organisers...

Govt freed Siddique fearing consequence: Khaleda

Govt freed Siddique fearing consequence: Khaleda

Blaming the government for the abduction of Abu Bakar Siddique, husband of environmental lawyer Syeda Rizwana Hasan, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia today alleged that it freed the victim sensing dire consequence for the act. "The government was responsible for this abduction. An oust government movement could have started had Bakar not freed immediately," the...

Editorial

Yet another broad daylight abduction

ABU Bakr Siddique's abduction in the middle of the day and that too at a busy filling station gives us a chilling reminder of how easy it is for criminals to whisk someone away. While it is too early to comment on why he was taken away against his will, although a number of reasons have been speculated in the media, that should not diffuse the investigation and make it lose its focus. The problem of such incidents is...

Abduction of Abu Bakar Siddique

Nation outraged

Different organisations and eminent citizens yesterday expressed deep concern over the abduction of businessman Abu Bakar Siddique, husband of Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (Bela) Chief Executive Syeda Rizwana Hasan. Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK), Manusher Jonno Foundation, Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Sujan), Sramik Nirapatta Forum in separate statements demanded immediate rescue of Siddique and punishment for the culprits. Quoting a report of ASK, Sujan in its statement said 68 people were abducted in 2013, while the number stood at 39 from January...

First image of microbus emerges

First image of microbus emerges

With no information found yet on the whereabouts of Abu Bakar Siddique, husband of Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (Bela) chief executive Syeda Rizwana Hasan, Narayanganj police today said the abductors drove towards Dhaka. The blue microbus crossed the toll plaza of Mayor Hanif Flyover at 2:53pm, Narayanganj police said after scrutinising the video footage...

Rizwana hopeful of husband’s return

Rizwana hopeful of husband’s return

Bela chief executive Syeda Rizwana Hasan, wife of abducted Abu Bakkar Siddiqui, today expressed her hope that her husband will be returned safely to his family. “As, apparently, I am getting full support from the government and the law enforcing agencies,” Rizwana said at a press conference at Brac Inn Centre in the capital...

Stop sand extraction from Sylhet river: HC

Stop sand extraction from Sylhet river: HC

The High Court today directed the government to immediately take steps to stop extraction of sand, stone, marble, coal and other minerals from river Sari in Jaintapur area in Sylhet to save flow of its water and navigation. In response to a writ petition, the court also issued a rule upon the government authorities to explain in four weeks why they should not be directed to demarcate the area of the river and to declare it as an ecologically critical area

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