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Prison breakfast menu gets makeover after 200yrs

Prison breakfast menu gets makeover after 200yrs

Bangladesh authorities have upgraded a 200-year-old colonial-era breakfast menu in all its prisons, an official said yesterday, as part of a reform of…

General holiday declared at 23 upazilas on June 18

The government has announced holiday at 23 upazila areas where the fifth phase of upazila parishad election will be held on June 18. The Public Administration Ministry announced a general holiday in the respective upazilas on June 18, issuing a gazette notification yesterday. The gazette declared holiday…

HC asks DNCRP to launch hotline to receive complaints

The High Court (HC) yesterday directed Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) to launch 24/7 hotline within two months to receive complaints against food adulteration. A High Court division bench comprising Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil passed the order yesterday.…

$ 7b dollars siphoned off, alleges Moudud

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed yesterday alleged that around 7 billion US dollars were siphoned off from Bangladesh by 'government-backed people' over the last one decade. Speaking at a human chain programme, he also alleged that the scope for whitening black money was kept in the proposed budget…

6.46 lakh people live in Dhaka slums: Minister

Local Government Division Minister Tajul Islam yesterday said some 6.46 lakh people live in 3,394 slums in the capital. Responding to a tabled written question of ruling Awami League MP Haji M Salim, the minister said that there are 1,639 slums in Dhaka North City Corporation area where 4,99,011 people…

Media unable to play due role, alleges BNP

BNP senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury yesterday said the media in Bangladesh cannot play the due role now as various state agencies are controlling them. "It's now impossible for the media to play its due role. The media freedom has been snatched the way our voting and basic rights…

6 JMB men get 10-yr jail in C’nawabganj

A court yesterday sentenced six members of banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) to 10 years imprisonment each in two cases filed under the Arms and the Anti-Terrorism Act. The convicts are-Selim alias HarunMistri in Sadar upazila, AbdurRakib alias Sumon of Shibganj upazila, Rabiul Islam…

2 DMP OCs transferred

The officers-in-charge (OCs) of two police stations under Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have been transferred. Jatrabari Police Station OC Kazi Wazed Ali has been sent to Sutrapur Police Station while he has been replaced by Tejgaon OC Md Mazharul Islam. An office order was issued signed by DMP Commissioner…

Age-limit removal not possible, says Gayeshwar

BNP senior leader Gayeshwar Chandra yesterday said it is not possible to accept the demand of a group of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leaders for the removal of age limit in forming its new committee. "If those who are on a movement take a vow to remain with JCD even after expiry of their student…

136 govt officials made joint secys

The government has promoted 136 officials to the rank of joint secretary. The Public Administration Ministry issued a gazette notification yesterday in this regard.  
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