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15 DU admission seekers held during demo

15 DU admission seekers held during demo

Police today detained 15 Dhaka University admission seekers demonstrating to compel authorities to hold a discussion for a second chance at entrance tests. The students gathered at TSC area this morning in a bid to force Dhaka University Vice Chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique to talk to them regarding their “logical” demand. Police dispelled them and...

Arrest orders for Tarique in 2 defamation cases

Arrest orders for Tarique in 2 defamation cases

Arrest warrants were issued against BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman in two separate defamation cases filed in Dhaka and Gopalganj for calling Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman a ‘top Razakar’. In Dhaka, Metropolitan Magistrate Waez Kuruni Khan Chowdhury passed the arrest order after taking the case into cognisance. The court also asked the officer-in-charge of Paltan...

Stranded launch resumes operation after 10 hrs in Meghna

Stranded launch resumes operation after 10 hrs in Meghna

The launch, Parabat-9, which ran aground in the Meghna River with 1500 passengers on board after hitting a hidden shoal early today resumed its operation after 10 hours. The launch hit an underwater shoal in the river around 3:00am while heading towards Barisal from Dhaka, said Md Selim, supervisor of the lunch. The launch started...

Hamid seeks more Indian support in power sector

Hamid seeks more Indian support in power sector

President Abdul Hamid, now in New Delhi on a six-day visit to India, today sought more cooperation from the neighbouring country in the power sector to meet the growing electricity demand at home. The President sought the support when Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a call on him at his place of...

Judge dealing Khaleda's graft cases transferred

Judge dealing Khaleda's graft cases transferred

The judge dealing the two graft cases against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and eight others has been transferred midway in the trial of the corruption cases. Judge Bashudev Roy, special judge-3 of Dhaka, has been transferred to the position of a special judge in Patuakhali. He will be replaced by Abu Ahmed Jomadar, a...

Arrest warrant against Tarique

Arrest warrant against Tarique

A Dhaka court today issued arrest warrant for BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman in a defamation case for calling Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman a ‘top Razakar,’ hours after 5 cases were filed against him. Metropolitan Magistrate Md Yunus Khan ordered the arrest after Dhaka judges court lawyer Mostafizur Rahman Dulal filed a defamation case...

Businessman Moosa denies graft allegation

Businessman Moosa denies graft allegation

Controversial businessman Moosa Bin Shamsher today denied the allegation brought against him of amassing wealth illegally and siphoning off a huge amount of money to Switzerland. Moosa was talking to reporters after emerging from the Anti-Corruption Commission’s head office, where he was interrogated for three and a half hours over the allegation. A team led...

Govt mulling manpower export to Malaysia thru Pvt sector

Govt mulling manpower export to Malaysia thru Pvt sector

The government is planning to resume the export of manpower to Malaysia through private firms with the existing government to government (G-to-G) treaty in place. Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, minister for expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment, today told of the plan to resume private recruitment since the government could employ a limited number of workers...

Cops foil dental students’ demo at Press Club

Cops foil dental students’ demo at Press Club

Police foiled dental students’ demonstration programme to submit a memorandum to the health ministry at the Secretariat in Dhaka this morning to press their four-point demands. The law enforcers charged batons and used water canon to disperse the protesting students when they tried to remove a barricade in front of the Jatiya Press Club...

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