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Change in BCS preliminary test format

From now on, the preliminary examination of the Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) will be of 200 marks while the duration will be two hours instead of the hour-long 100-mark test. The public administration ministry issued a gazette notification to this end yesterday following amendment to the Bangladesh Civil Service (Age, Qualification and Examination for Direct Recruitment) Rules, 1982. The new rule will come into effect from the 35th BCS examinations. A candidate with less than 30 percent marks in the written examination...

Liberation war affairs secretary made OSD

Liberation war affairs secretary made OSD

Liberation War Affairs Secretary KH Masud Siddiqui has been made officer on special duty (OSD). The public administration ministry issued a gazette notification in this regard today. According to the notice, MA Hannan, additional secretary to the environment and forests ministry, has been made the acting secretary to the liberation war affairs ministry. Masud Siddiqui faces allegations of obtaining freedom fighters' certificate through fake documents and anomalies in purchasing sub-par shields given to foreign friends in recognition of their contribution to the 1971 Liberation War. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved the move on Thursday. Siddiqui, who was supposed to go on a one-year leave preparatory to retirement (LPR) from October 30, used the freedom...

Godfathers involved: Ivy

Godfathers involved: Ivy

Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy today alleged that godfathers in the city were involved in the gruesome seven-murder. She told this to media after giving her deposition to a probe body formed to investigate the seven-murder case at the Secretariat office of public administration ministry in the capital this noon. "Everybody of Narayanganj...

DCC polls uncertain

The government has again appointed administrators to two Dhaka city corporations for six months, showing its unwillingness to hold elections to get public representatives even two and a half years after the erstwhile DCC's bifurcation.   The public administration ministry yesterday appointed Mohammad Ibrahim Hossain Khan, an additional secretary who had been officer on special duty and attached to the land ministry, as administrator of Dhaka South City Corporation, 13 days after the post fell vacant. Faruk Jalil, another additional secretary...

Mass hearing on Narayanganj killings May 12, 15

Mass hearing on Narayanganj killings May 12, 15

Mass hearings on the abductions and killings of seven people in Narayanganj last month will be held at the office of the district’s deputy commissioner on May 12 and 15. A circulation has been issued in this regard today, said Abdul Kashem Mohammad Mohiuddin, secretary member of the probe body which has been formed...

Government reshuffles civil admin

The government has given 17 joint secretaries and deputy secretaries to new postings and made five joint secretaries officer on special duty (OSD), said gazette notifications of the public administration ministry on Monday and yesterday.    Those made OSD are Abul Kashem Talukder of the liberation war ministry, Mizanur Rahman, director of Bangladesh Betar, Abdul Khaleque, secretary to the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, Ikramul Haque and Syed Nazmul Huda, project directors of the two projects taken for establishing silos. One of...

JS to probe forgery of NID cards

A parliamentary body yesterday formed a two-member sub-committee to probe into fake National Identity Cards made by some unscrupulous quarters on different occasions. The parliamentary standing committee on the public administration ministry came up with the decision following the seizure of a huge number of forged NID cards on Friday. Headed by ruling Awami League lawmaker RAM Obaidul Muktadir Chowdhury, the sub-committee was asked to talk to everyone concerned, including the Election Commission, and submit a report soon. The other member of...

7 promoted to senior secretary

7 promoted to senior secretary

The government has promoted seven secretaries to senior secretaries. The public administration ministry issued a gazette notification in this regard on Wednesday. Those who got the promotion are Commerce Secretary Mahbub Ahmed, Land Secretary Md Shafiul Alam, Planning Commission member Hedayetullah Al Mamun, Energy and Mineral Resources Division Secretary Md Mozammel Haque Khan, Prime Minister’s...

Admin loses its trail to reforms

Admin loses its trail to reforms

The Awami League-led government gave bureaucrats wholesale benefits to please them over the last five years, but did little to fulfil its pledge to make the civil administration efficient, accountable and transparent. Around 2,600 officials were promoted since 2009, and that was done not on the basis of merit and performance, but on political...

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