Dhaka: 8:10 AM, Wed, 24 May, 2017

2 cops, Raintree hotel owner asked to appear before NHRC

Staff Correspondent: The probe committee formed by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked two police officials and authority of the Raintree hotel to appear before the NHRC office on May 25 following the alleged rape of two university girls in the capital's posh area Banani.

JICA president to arrive Dhaka on a 3-day visit

Staff Correspondent: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) President Shinichi Kitaoka is coming to Dhaka on a three-day official visit on Wednesday.

Agrani Bank recruiting exam cancelled

Staff Correspondent: The authorities have cancelled the 1st phase of Agrani Bank's senior officer recruitment test, held on 19 May following an allegation of question leak. 

Raintree hotel MD unaware of liquor finds

Staff Correspondent: Shah Md Adnan Harun, Managing Director (MD) of The Raintree Dhaka, the upscale hotel in the capital’s posh area Banani where two university girls were allegedly raped in March, said that he was unaware of liquor finds in the hotel.

Roadmap for next general polls: Dialogue from July

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) has finalized the draft of roadmap for the next general elections.

Trial in blogger Ananta Bijoy murder case begins

Sylhet Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Tuesday started trial pressing charge sheet against six persons in a case filed over the killing of blogger Ananta Bijoy.

Beef per kg Tk 475 in Ramadan

Staff Correspondent: The price of beef has been fixed at Tk 475 per kg in Ramadan.

Internet week begins

Desk Report: To make the internet service available at the grassroots level, the two-day internet week began on Tuesday  on the premises of Dhaka College in the capital. 

Bus kills motorcyclist in Rajshahi

RU Correspondent: A youth was killed as a bus hit his motorbike at Binodpur Bazar area adjacent to Rajshahi University (RU) campus on Tuesday morning.

17 judges banned to travel abroad

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court (SC) administration has imposed a ban on 17 judges  to travel Australia, Indonesia, Saudi Arab and Thailand as government issued notification without taking suggestions from the apex court.

Selim Osman gets bail

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has granted bail to Jatiya Party MP AKM Salim Osman in a case filed for humiliating schoolteacher Shyamol Kanti Bhakta headmaster of Piyar Sattar Latif High School in Narayanganj.

Raintree MD being interrogated

Staff Correspondent: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate is interrogating Raintree Managing Director (MD) Shah Md. Adnan Harun about illegal liquor and tax evasion.

HSC answer scripts found at RU dormitory

RU Correspondent: Rajshahi University authority recovered a total of 100 answer scripts of recently held Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations.

PM seeks global effort to block terrorists' weapon supply line

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called for a concerted global initiative to block supply lines of weapons and money to terrorists to ensure the effectiveness of anti-militancy campaign.

7 to walk gallows for killing farmer in Narsingdi

Narsindi Correspondent: A court in Narsingdi sentenced seven people to death for killing a farmer in 2009.