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Drive against corruption, terrorism to continue: PM

She urges Armed Forces to keep up their nation-building efforts Dhaka, Nov 21 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday reiterated that the ongoing drive against corruption, terrorism and militancy will continue. Addressing an Armed Forces Day reception arranged in Senakunja of Dhaka cantonment on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day 2019, Sheikh Hasina also urged the Bangladesh Armed ... Read More »

No reason to hike rice prices: Minister

Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Wednesday warned against increasing rice prices, saying the country has an adequate stockpile of food grain. “There’s no reason to hike the prices. Stern action will be taken against those involved in raising rice prices,” he told reporters after a views exchange meeting with rice mill owners at the Secretariat. A cell has been ... Read More »

Quick trial of Abrar murder case ordered, PM tells

Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said she has directed the Law Minister to look for a way for the quick disposal of the Abrar Fahad murder case. “I’ve already asked the Law Minister to find out a way for the quick disposal of the case (Abrar Fahad killing),” she said. The Prime Minister said this while the ... Read More »

Samrat, Arman arrested, jailed for 6 months

Dhaka – A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) here on Sunday sentenced Jubo League Dhaka South unit President Ismail Hossain Samrat to six months’ jail under the Wildlife Conservation Act following a raid on his Kakrail office. His associate Arman was also sentenced to six months’ jail on different count of offence. Rab executive Magistrate Mohammad Sarwar Alam ... Read More »

PM leaves for Delhi Thursday morning

Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to leave here for New Delhi on Thursday morning on a four-day official visit to India to join the World Economic Forum (WEF) Summit and hold meetings with top Indian leaders. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage will depart from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport ... Read More »

BCL president Shovon, gen secy Rabbani axed

Dhaka – Amid various controversies, Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and General Secretary Golam Rabbani have been removed from their respective posts. While briefing reporters after Saturday’s Awami League Central Working Committee (ALCWC) meeting at Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s official residence Ganobhaban, party general secretary Obaidul Quader said they have been asked to step down. He, ... Read More »