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SC scraps JS authority By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 4th July, 2017, 00:00

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the High Court  verdict that declared illegal the authority of parliament to impeach judges of the apex court. A full bench of the Appellate Division,…

SC scraps JS authority

Biman counts Tk 5 crore loss every month

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, widely known as a hub of mismanagement and corruption, is counting huge losses because of its two low-quality Boeing aircraft taken on lease through ‘massive irregularities’.…


Uttara fire leaves two dead

Firefighters recovered two bodies from one of the three buildings at Uttara in the capital that caught fire early Monday. One of the deceased was identified as Russell Mia, 35, an employee…


Don’t make adverse remark on verdict

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday directed her council of ministers not to make adverse statements on the Appellate Division verdict on the 16th amendment to the constitution. The…

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PC raises question about river protection project cost PC raises question about 
river protection project cost

The Planning Commission has raised questions about unnecessary expenditure estimated for a proposed river erosion protection project in Sirajganj and asked for lowering the cost to a reasonable level.…

Metropolis
Dhaka, Bangkok to discuss ways to boost ties Dhaka, Bangkok to discuss 
ways to boost ties

Bangladesh and Thailand will hold the seventh Joint Commission (JC) meeting on July 5-7 to discuss ways to take the bilateral relations to a new height through exploring new areas of cooperation, reports…

Sun Extra
Use Bangladeshi agri technologies Use Bangladeshi
agri technologies

President Abdul Hamid on Monday urged Uganda to adopt Bangladesh’s agricultural technologies to improve its own agriculture, reports UNB. “Bangladesh has efficient agricultural…

Editorial
Siphoning off Money Siphoning off Money

That money flies in the air is a popular saying and it is more popular in Bangladesh. The ill-got money of some Bangladeshis with its strong wings is now flying beyond the border and some of it has…

Tours & Travels
Code of ethics for sustainable tourism development Code of ethics for sustainable tourism development

The United Nations have declared 2017 as the Year of sustainability.  Based on this subject the UN-affiliated organisations have already set relevant themes and chalked out various programmes.…

Asia
‘Some negative factors’ hurting US-China ties ‘Some negative factors’ hurting US-China ties

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping warned President Donald Trump on Monday that “some negative factors” are hurting US-China relations, as tensions flare anew over a slew of long-standing…

World
Qatar defiant as S Arabia extends deadline Qatar defiant as S Arabia extends deadline

DOHA: Qatar appeared defiant as Saudi Arabia and its allies Monday extended a deadline for Doha to accept a series of demands to lift a de facto blockade, reports AFP.   Their demands…

Culturetainment
Sharmila Tagore to perform at ICCB on July 15 Sharmila Tagore to perform at ICCB on July 15

Iconic Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore will perform in Dhaka on July 15.     They will be coming to participate in an interactive session with Bangladeshi film buffs.…

Winner
Tamim in top 10 Tamim in top 10

Bangladesh sensational opener Tamim Iqbal’s brilliant form put him in the top 10 run scorers’ rankings for the year 2017.   Tamim currently is in the seventh place in…

My Districts
Rajshahi farmers grow chemical-free vegs Rajshahi farmers grow 
chemical-free vegs

RAJSHAHI: Farmers have started growing chemical-free vegetables, using organic manure like vermi-compost, in the region including its vast Barind Tract, reports BSS.   By dint of…

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Indian policewoman ‘punished’ for standing up to politicians Indian policewoman ‘punished’ for standing up to politicians

NEW DELHI: A policewoman who stood up to a group of ruling party politicians in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state has been transferred to a different post, reports BBC. A video…

Business
Economists for withdrawal of excise duty on bank deposit Economists for withdrawal of excise duty on bank deposit

Experts and economists identified the excise duty (ED) on bank deposit as “irrational” and “unrealistic” as well as detrimental to the country’s economy stressing the…

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