Citing a lack of fitness of the players, Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) decided yesterday to cancel the proposed friendly matches between Bangladesh and Nepal.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith has really dreamt of a big budget in every respect -- from expenditure to revenue generation. And he no longer wants to live in the 6 percent GDP class to push beyond 7 percent. But his big dream promises to put extra pressure on people across the board, as he plans through his VAT and other tax proposals to extract that extra penny from every pocket.
Maasranga Television's news report on how much those who secured good grades in SSC exams know about topics outside their syllabus shocks many and spreads like wildfire in Facebook.
The police have finally lost the century-old wide discretionary powers concerning arrest, detention in custody and remand, as the Supreme Court yesterday upheld a High Court verdict against the arbitrary use of their sweeping authority. The HC verdict delivered on April 7, 2003 asked the government to amend some provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) of 1898, which provided the police with the controversial powers, for their inconsistency with the constitution.
Arrest warrants have been floated for 23 leaders of BNP, including several of its seniors, as a Dhaka court takes into cognisance of an explosives case.
Hours into the Buddhist monk murder in Bandarban, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal terms the killing as an isolated incident and points finger at the relatives of the victim.
The government appoints Dr Muhammed Sadique as the new chairman of the Public Service Commission, according to an official order.
A four-storied residential building has tilted over to an adjacent building in Narayanganj’s Fatullah area. Residents have been vacated and no casualty reported.