Dhaka: 10:39 PM, Sun, 25 Aug, 2019

Directives to make list of Razakars in all districts

Staff Correspondent: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Liberation War Affairs Ministry has directed all deputy commissioners (DCs) of the country to make list of Razakars respectively.

No gazette on drug act yet, HC expresses discontent

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has expressed its discontent for not setting up drug crime prevention tribunal and issuing gazette in this regard in line with the new Drug Control Act.

‘No more financial assistance to state-owned banks’

Special Correspondent: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said no more financial assistance will be provided to the state-owned banks from the government fund in case of the capital deficit or other reasons.

HC orders to exclude the word ‘Kumari’ from Kabinnama

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) on Sunday asked the authorities concerned to exclude the word ‘Kumari’ (virgin) from the No 5 column of Kabinama (marriage document) form and insert ‘unmarried’ instead of it.

Protect migrant workers from being cheated: PM

Senior Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the authorities concerned to be watchful so that the people while going abroad do not end up being cheated by middlemen.

17 members of Star Bond sent to Juvenile Correction Centre

Senior Correspondent: A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Sunday sentenced 17 members of a teenage gang to one-year imprisonment for their alleged involvement in consuming drugs, mugging and clash.

Rumeen Farhana wants 10-katha plot at Purbachal

Staff Correspondent: BNP's reserved seat MP Barrister Rumeen Farhana has appealed for a 10-katha plot from government in Purbachal area of the capital.

Another dies of dengue

Staff Correspondent: Another person died after being diagnosed with dengue fever while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

Jamalpur DC made OSD

Senior Correspondent: Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Jamalpur Ahmed Kabir has been made an officer on special duty (OSD) over the leakage of a surveillance camera footage showing him with a female office assistant.

Graft case proceedings against Moudud will continue

Staff Correspondent: The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a review petition filed by BNP standing committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed against its earlier order which upheld the High Court directive clearing the way to continue the trial proceedings of a corruption case.

ACC grills Mahi B Chowdhury

Staff Correspondent:  The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has interrogated lawmaker Mahi B Chowdhury in connection with his alleged involvement in money laundering and for amassing wealth beyond known sources of income.

PM attends milad for Ivy Rahman

Risingbd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday attended a milad and doa mahfil in the capital seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of Ivy Rahman, wife of late President Zillur Rahman and former women affairs secretary of Bangladesh Awami League (AL).

Man asleep beaten to death by wife in city

Senior Correspondent: A man who was sleeping at home was beaten up to death by his wife at Mirpur 13 area in the capital on Saturday.

DSCC continues drives to destroy Aedes mosquitoes

Staff Correspondent: As part of the combing operation, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has continued its drives in different areas of the capital to destroy the breeding grounds of Aedes mosquitoes.

US wants sustainable return of all Rohingyas

Kurigram Correspondent: US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller has said that his country wants “voluntary, safe, dignified and sustainable” return of all Rohingyas to Myanmar’s Rakhine State. For this, they will continue to put pressure on Myanmar to create conditions.