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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 [...]

Trial of Egyptian Cleric Opens in New York

The U.S. federal trial of terror suspect Abu Hamza al-Masri began Thursday in a New York courtroom where the Egyptian-born cleric faces multiple terror-related charges.
 
Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward Kim told the jury that the radical imam, whose birth name is Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, used his London mosque and religion as a cover to support terrorism [...]

New Earth-Size Planet Found

Not too big, not too small. Not too hot, not too cold. A newly discovered planet looks just right for life as we know it, according to an international group of astronomers.
Orbiting a star about 500 light-years away, the planet called Kepler-186f is about the same size as Earth. As this artist’s interpretation shows, it [...]

UN Inquiry Chief Wants N. Korea Prosecuted for Crim ...

The chief United Nations investigator probing human rights abuses in North Korea is urging the world body to refer official findings on conditions in the reclusive communist state to the International Criminal Court for prosecution.Michael Kirby, who heads the U.N. commission probing North Korea for crimes against humanity, delivered the recommendation Thursday at an informal [...]

US Calls on Burma to Stop Violence on Muslims

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power has urged Burma to intervene in Rakhine State to stop violence between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims.
Power's comments followed a briefing to the U.N. Security Council Thursday on the crisis in the country also known as Myanmar.
Burma emerged from a half-century of military rule in 2011, but its [...]

Search Continues for Missing After South Korean Fer ...

South Korean rescuers have fought strong currents and murky waters in their search for 282 people missing after a ferry capsized off the country's southern coast.Coast guard officials say 25 people are confirmed dead, although the death toll is expected to rise sharply. A total of 179 passengers have been rescued.It is unclear if anyone [...]

 
 
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