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Daily Archives: February 7, 2017

Obaidul Quader hopes BNP to join next polls

 Political Correspondent Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader today hoped that the BNP will take part in the next parliamentary elections under the newly formed Election Commission (EC). “I am sure BNP will take part in next polls under this EC. There is no scope of doubt here,” he said and hoped the ... Read More »

Russia banned from London World Championships

          Sports Desk Russia will miss August’s World Athletics Championships in London after their doping ban was extended on Monday, world governing body president Sebastien Coe said. Coe said Russia, whose 15-month ban from athletics was prolonged at the IAAF’s Council meeting in Cap d’Ail near Monaco, could not be reintegrated into the sport before November. ... Read More »

Journo Mahmudur Rahman denied UK visa for treatment

businesssnews24bd.com Daily Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman on Tuesday expressed frustration at the denial of visa he sought for treatment in the UK by the British high commission. He called him ‘the most repressed person in the country’, saying that the state has snatched away all his five fundamental rights as enshrined in the constitution. “There’s is no one ... Read More »

Six get death for murdering of man in Kushtia

  Kushtia Correspondent A Kushtia court has convicted six people for murdering a man in 2012 and awarded the death penalty to them. A Kushtia court has given the death penalty to six people for murdering a man in 2012. On Tuesday, District and Sessions Judge Reza Md Alamgir Hossain delivered the verdict with the five of the convicts on ... Read More »

CCC official caught red-handed while taking bribe

Chittagong Bureau Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a Chittagong City Corporation official for taking bribe.  Ali Akbar, deputy tax officer of the port city’s tax circle-2, was caught red handed on Tuesday. “He was caught while taking Tk 20,000 as bribe from one individual in Bohoddarhat kitchen market area,” said Chittagong ACC’s Deputy Assistant Director Shadhon Sutradhar. Read More »

New EC headed by Nurul Huda to take oath Feb 15

Political Correspondent The new Election Commission, which will oversee the next general election scheduled to be held by early 2019, will be sworn into office on Feb 15.  Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha will administer the oath of the four election commissioners and their chief at the Supreme Court Judges’ Lounge at 3pm on that day. Read More »

JS sitting resumes

Political Correspondent The sitting of the Jatiya Sangsad resumed at 4.47 pm today with Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair. The day’s proceedings began with recitation from the Holy Quran. Read More »

Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar creates job scopes for 3 crore people: minister

businessnews24bd.com LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain today said the ‘Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar (One House, One Farm) project has created scopes for employment and poverty alleviation of three crore people across the country. “A total of 1.20 crore people from 40,527 wards in 4,503 unions of the country were added to the project through 40,213 village associations ... Read More »

36th BCS exams: 5,990 candidates to appear for viva voce

A total of 5,990 candidates have got the call to face the viva-voce interviews for the Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) exams, reports bdnews24.com  These candidates will vie for the 2,180 first-class officers’ posts the government is likely to fill up through the 36th BCS exams. The interviews  are likely to begin on Mar 12, said Bangladesh Public Service Commission’s Exam ... Read More »

Bank deposits rise despite falling interest rates

Bank deposits maintained a robust 13 percent growth year-on-year in December, despite declining interest rates, reports The Daily Star. Bankers and analysts attributed the deposit growth to a lack of popularity of alternative investment tools available in the market. The ease of converting deposits to cash and its safety also encourages people to park their money in the banking system, ... Read More »

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