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Saber elected Inter-Parliamentary Union president

Saber elected Inter-Parliamentary Union president

Awami League lawmaker Saber Hossain Chowdhury has been elected president of the Intra-Parliamentary Union (IPU) for the next three years. Saber bagged 169 votes while his nearest candidate Bronwyn Bishop, Speaker of Australian parliament, polled 95 votes, a Jatiya Sangsad Secretariat said today. The election was held today, the concluding day of the five-day 131st...

PM to meet President this afternoon

PM to meet President this afternoon

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will meet President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban this afternoon. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will make a courtesy call on the Honourable President at Bangabhaban around 2:00pm”, Ashraful Alam, deputy press secretary to the Prime Minister told The Daily Star. Besides, question over the courtesy call has arisen in different quarters including...

President gives nod to 16th amendment

President gives nod to 16th amendment

The constitutional changes empowering parliament to remove Supreme Court judges on grounds of misbehaviour and incapacity came to effect yesterday as President Abdul Hamid gave his assent to the 16th amendment bill. With the president signing the bill passed in parliament last Wednesday, the provision for the chief justice-led Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) also ceased to exist after more than 35 years of its introduction. Thanks to the amendment, now parliament is also vested with the authority to remove the chief election commissioner and other election commissioners; chiefs and members of the Public Service Commission, the Anti-Corruption Commission and the National Human Rights Commission; and the comptroller and auditor general on...

AFC President's Cup

Russel off the mark

Russel off the mark

A 65th minute header from Nigerian striker Nkwocha Kingsley Chigozie gave Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra a 1-0 win against FC Erichim of Mongolia in their opening fixture of the AFC President's Cup at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo yesterday. Although pegged for much of the first half in the Group B opener, Chigozie's goal...

Jubo Dal president Alal charged with arson

Jubo Dal president Alal charged with arson

A Dhaka Court today indicted Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal president Syed Motzzem Hossain Alal and 57 others in a case filed for torching vehicles and blasting bombs in December 2012. All the accused , now on bail, pleaded not guilty and demanded justice after Metropolitan Magistrate Tareq Mainul Islam Bhuiyan read out the charges to...

President, PM pay homage to Bangabandhu

President, PM pay homage to Bangabandhu

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Bangabandhu Bhaban on Dhanmondi Road No. 32 this morning by placing floral wreaths marking the National Mourning Day. On this day in 1975, Bangabandhu and most of his family members were killed in this...

Iraq president names deputy speaker new PM

Iraq president names deputy speaker new PM

Iraq's new president on Monday snubbed the powerful incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and nominated the deputy parliament speaker to form the new government, raising fears of more infighting in the government as country faces the threat of Sunni militants in the north. In a televised address Fouad Massoum gave Haider al-Ibadi 30 days...

The world's first 'Metalhead' President

The world's first 'Metalhead' President

Heavy metal music is often associated with angst, hostility, dark emotions and disruptive cacophony, but Indonesians seem to have placed their faith in a man to run their nation, who is a self-declared 'metalhead' (a term coined by heavy metal fans to describe themselves). 53-year old Joko Widodo, the governor of Jakarta, has just...

7 remanded for attacking AL leader Shameem

7 remanded for attacking AL leader Shameem

A Dhaka court today placed seven persons on a five-day remand each in connection with the gun attack on Awami League central leader AKM Enamul Hoque Shameem. The accused are Monir Hossain alias Monir, Mehedi Hasan alias Saikat, Nazrul Islam alias Jewel, Mohammad Harun, Rana Hawladar, Nazimul Haque, and Nur-e-Alam Siddiki. Metropolitan Magistrate Mostafizur Rahmand passed the order after Motiur Rhaman, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Dhanmondi Police Station, produced them before it with 10-day remand prayer for each. In the remand prayer, Motiur, also the investigation officer of the case, said the seven were directly or indirectly involved in the incident. So, they need to be remanded to find out the motive behind the...

Close Modi aide chosen India's ruling party chief

Close Modi aide chosen India's ruling party chief

A close aide of India's prime minister who is widely credited with his party's spectacular electoral win was appointed Wednesday chief of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. Amit Shah was unanimously chosen as the BJP's new president at a meeting of party leaders in New Delhi. He replaces Rajnath Singh, who recently was sworn...

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