Commentary : Break their power and make them refund the stolen money
The inquiry committee on the share market scam has bravely make them refund the many bravely pointed its fingers at some 60 individuals, associated with the Awami League, the BNP and some business organisations for making fortunes through market manipulations, and the head of [...]

Fresh probe into share scam from today

New SEC chief likely soon
Fresh probe into share scam from today
Kazi Zahidul Hasn
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) will launch a re-investigation into the share market scam from today (Sunday) as per the recommendations of the probe body, ministry sources said.
“We will start further inquiry into the scam from tomorrow (Sunday) taking the cues from the [...]

Power outage hits Dhaka region

Ashuganj plant trips
Power outage hits Dhaka region
Staff Reporter
Power generation in Ashuganj Thermal Power Plant (ATPP) has been suspended due to technical fault in all its units on Saturday.
Besides, the 60MW Rental Power Unit, a private sector power generation plant in Brahmanbaria, also went out of order on the same day.
Following the trip at ATPP, the [...]

Commentary : A law-maker’s position cannot remain ...

Commentary : A law-maker’s position cannot remain uncertain in law

With the lawyer of the Election Commission missing a three-week deadline to give reply to a High Court Division Bench rule as to why the EC gazette declaring Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir’s seat in Parliament vacant should not be declared illegal, the matter looks likely to [...]

Professionalism must for law enforcers

Informers feed misinformation!
Professionalism must for law enforcers
Mamunur Rashid
Police and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) informers who secretly report activities of the criminals to law enforcers, are now engaged in internal strife among themselves over conflicts of interest in different localities, highly placed sources have said.
At least 2000 RAB and police informers are working in the capital [...]

Somalis, After 2 Famines, Still Face Food Insecurit ...

After decades of conflict, experts say that the humanitarian crisis in Somalia remains among the worst in the world.
Three million people need aid, says Philippe Lazzarini, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for the country. Of these, “740,000 Somalis still face acute insecurity, while an additional 2.3 million are at risk of sliding back into the [...]

Hunger Stalks S. Sudan; Desperate Turn to Leaves

When they’ve exhausted all other options for food, people here strip leaves from the trees. Boiling the leaves in a bit of water gives them just enough calories to survive.
More than 2.5 million people face food insecurity in war-torn South Sudan, humanitarian agencies warn. Poor harvests, violence and constraints on trade have pushed this area [...]

US Inflation Rises Slightly in February

A slight rebound in gasoline prices and rising costs in other areas boosted U.S. consumer prices in February, a sign that inflation might be stabilizing.
A report Tuesday from the Labor Department shows consumer prices rose two-tenths of a percent for the month, after declining previously.  Consumer prices for the past 12 months were unchanged.
U.S. oil [...]

House Passes Resolution Urging Obama to Send Arms t ...

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly has approved a resolution urging President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine to protect its sovereignty in its fight against Russian-backed rebels.
The resolution was approved Monday by a vote of 348 to 48.
There is bipartisan support in Congress to provide the arms to Ukrainian forces battling the rebels. [...]

Shi’ite Rebels Make Advances in Southern Yeme ...

Yemen’s Shi’ite rebels made advances Tuesday in southern Yemen, clashing with rival militias loyal to the country’s current president.
The rebels — known as Houthis — entered the town of al-Dhalea and fought fierce gunbattles with militias who support Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
To the north in Taiz province, the rebels and soldiers loyal to ousted President Ali [...]