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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 [...]

Ex-PM Azarov, in Moscow, Proclaims ‘Salvation ...

Former Ukrainian prime minister Mykola Azarov has announced the formation of a “Ukraine Salvation Committee,” calling for “total regime change” through early elections and vowing to “restore order in our home.”
Azarov, who was former president Viktor Yanukovych’s prime minister until the latter was toppled by “Euromaidan” protests in February 2014 and fled to Russia, spoke [...]

Iraqi Yazidis Fear Death of Their Community

A year ago on August 3, Islamic State militants stormed the homelands of Iraq’s Yazidi minority, killing hundreds of men and enslaving thousands of women. The scenes of desperate Yazidi families crowding on the top of Sinjar mountain without food or water spurred Kurdish fighters into action, an emergency airlift and the start of the [...]

IMF Says Western Sanctions Could Cut 9% off Russia& ...

Sanctions linked to the Ukraine crisis could end up costing Russia 9 percent of its gross domestic product, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Russia’s economy is showing signs of stabilization after slumping under pressure from Western financial sanctions and Russian counter-measures.
Low international prices for its oil exports have added to pressure on the [...]

Russian Security Forces Kill 14 Militants

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) forces killed eight Islamic State militants on Sunday and six other Islamist rebels on Monday in the North Caucasus, the national Anti-Terrorist Committee (NAK) said.
Moscow is struggling to quell an insurgency by militants who have proclaimed a caliphate in the North Caucasus, a patchwork of mainly Muslim republics on Russia’s [...]

To Save Forests, Kenyan Factory Brews New Way to Dr ...

The first thing that strikes you as you enter the Makomboki Tea Factory is the air. It’s clear, absent of the dark smoke that billows from the boilers of Kenya’s other tea factories.
Of the 66 tea factories under the management of the Kenya Tea Development Authority, Makomboki is the only one that doesn’t use firewood [...]

 
 
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