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Arrest warrant issued against Partex Group Chairman Hashem

Arrest warrant issued against Partex Group Chairman Hashem

A Dhaka court Monday issued arrest warrant against former lawmaker and Chairman of Partex Group MA Hashem shortly after he was sued for tax dodging.

2010-08-22 17:10:20
None involved in Aug 21 carnage be spared, says PM with finger pointed at her political foes

None involved in Aug 21 carnage be spared, says PM with finger pointed at her political foes

Pointing the finger at her political foes once again, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday said none would be spared if found guilty about the August 21 grenade attack she had narrowly escaped.

2010-08-22 02:06:12
BBG set up observation post on Meherpur border

BBG set up observation post on Meherpur border

Bangladesh Border Guard (BBG) has constructed the first ever observation post on Kazipur border in Gangni of Meherpur district.

2010-08-22 01:22:24
Beggar lynched by mob on suspicion

Beggar lynched by mob on suspicion

An unidentified beggar was beaten to death in a lynch-mob attack in Beribadh area under Bandar thana on Saturday night.

2010-08-22 00:36:09
Forest workers in remote hills to get cent percent family ration

Forest workers in remote hills to get cent percent family ration

The Environment and Forest Ministry has taken decision in principle to provide cent percent family ration for its staffs who are working in the remote hilly areas.

2010-08-22 00:02:24
Govt is aware of Int`l standards in war crimes trial: FM

Govt is aware of Int`l standards in war crimes trial: FM

Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni said the government is very much aware of the international standards to be maintained in the war crimes trial, now underway, as questions cropped up in this regard from different quarters.

2010-08-21 23:58:25
Mufti Hannan on 2 daysÔÇÖ remand in Bagerhat bomb attack case

Mufti Hannan on 2 daysÔÇÖ remand in Bagerhat bomb attack case

A court here on Sunday granted a  two-day remand for Mufti Hannan, chief of banned Islamist outfit Harkatul Jihad (Huji), for quizzing him in Bagerhat bomb attack case.

2010-08-21 23:56:49
HC rejects writ on bringing back 195 Pakistani war criminals

HC rejects writ on bringing back 195 Pakistani war criminals

The High Court Sunday turned down a writ petition seeking court’s order for bringing back the 195 prisoners of war from Pakistan to put them in the dock for war-crime trial.

2010-08-21 23:35:49
Blair couple leaves Dhaka

Blair couple leaves Dhaka

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie left Dhaka on Sunday morning after their three-day private trip to Bangladesh.

2010-08-21 22:47:16
Legal framework, party-based local govt elections underscored

Legal framework, party-based local govt elections underscored

Peoples’ representatives and intellectuals Sunday underscored the need for introducing party-based local government elections and formulating a legal framework to make the local body self-reliant. 

2010-08-21 22:32:24
HC prohibits forcing women to wear veils, restraining them from participating in cultural activities

HC prohibits forcing women to wear veils, restraining them from participating in cultural activities

The High Court Sunday directed the government to make sure women are not forced to put on veils at workplaces and educational institutions, as such a coercive action hit headlines.

2010-08-21 22:27:45
TeacherÔÇÖs Movement: 130 private colleges in uncertainty

TeacherÔÇÖs Movement: 130 private colleges in uncertainty

Movement by private college teachers to press home an eight-point charter of demand has created uncertainty in around 130 private colleges.

2010-08-21 22:21:45
Rupganj RMG violence: 22 wounded, 4 by bullet

Rupganj RMG violence: 22 wounded, 4 by bullet

At least 22 people were injured, four by shotgun bullet, as an agitation by garment workers for salary and eid bonus erupted into a violent clash with police at Rupganj Sunday, witnesses said.

2010-08-21 22:07:09
Forest Ministry staffers run families on extras!

Forest Ministry staffers run families on extras!

A good number of staff members of the Environment and Forest Ministry keep most part of their salaries in their provident fund and run their families on extras they allegedly earn by unfair means.

2010-08-21 20:10:25
HC adjourns hearing petition against IntÔÇÖl Tribunal Act till Monday

HC adjourns hearing petition against IntÔÇÖl Tribunal Act till Monday

The High Court adjourned the hearing on the petition filed by Jamaat challenging the legality of some provisions of the International Crimes Tribunal Act and the first amendment to the constitution till Monday.

2010-08-21 20:09:08