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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 [...]

CPJ: Ebola Triggers Media Restrictions

The Committee to Protect Journalists says authorities in some of the countries affected by ebola have tried to control and censor coverage of the outbreak. The CPJ says governments and media should work together to ensure the public is well-informed about the epidemic.
CPJ West Africa Representative Peter Nkanga, based in Abuja, Nigeria, says the media [...]

Nigeria Agrees to Cease-Fire With Boko Haram

Islamist militant group Boko Haram and the Nigerian government have agreed to a cease-fire. The Nigerian government issued an order Friday, telling all military chiefs “to comply with the cease-fire agreement in all theaters of operations. Why now and the significance of the agreement are questions on some people’s minds. VOA’s Mariama Diallo reports. [Read [...]

Russian FM Sees No Quick Fix to US Ties

A low point has been reached in relations between Russia and the United States since the start of the Ukraine crisis, with no remedy in sight, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday.
Criticizing U.S. foreign policy at a public lecture at the Foreign Ministry in Moscow, Lavrov expressed hope that ties would start improving.
“There is [...]

Uruguay’s Roll-out of Marijuana Experiment Fa ...

Uruguay is struggling to roll-out the commercial production and sale of marijuana and its ground-breaking experiment could be dropped or watered down if an opposition candidate wins this month’s presidential election.
The South American country is the world’s first to permit the cultivation, distribution and use of marijuana, aiming to wrest control of the trade from [...]

China Working to Prevent Ebola at Home, Providing A ...

China has not yet confirmed any cases of Ebola within its borders, but the country is taking steps to help fight the disease in West Africa, and prevent it from entering its borders.
Beijing invested heavily in Africa over the last decade, and Chinese state media estimate there are more than 20,000 Chinese citizens living in [...]

 
 
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