Declare people aged 60 as senior citizens: rights activists

September 30, 2013

Rights activists on Sunday urged the government to declare all people who reached their 60 years of age as senior citizen of the country to ensure their rights and mitigate the negligence towards them. At a press conference, they demanded immediate approval of the draft policy for elderly people which is waiting for approval of the cabinet. The Resource Integration Read more

33 illegal structures pulled down in Barisal

September 30, 2013

The Barisal administration on Sunday conducting a drive on Port Road in the city demolished 33 illegal establishments and recovered 40 decimal of public land worth about Tk 8.5 core.
The assistant commissioner (land), Ashrafur Rahman, said giving several notices since 2010 the administration operated the drive. Read more

One burnt to death in Ctg

September 30, 2013

A man died Saturday night while displaying fire-works at a marriage ceremony at King of Chittagong Club under the Panchlaish police in the city.
The deceased was Samjad Ali, 22, son of Golam Hossain Ali of Monuhorpur in Bramhon Baria.
The Chittagong Medical Police Outpost Nayek, Md Hamid, Read more

Land dispute behind killing: family

September 30, 2013

businessman murder
Land dispute behind killing: family
Dispute over lands might have led to the murder of businessman at Mirpur, said family members of the deceased. The victim Zafrul Haque Muktar, 52, chairman of Home Tech Developers, in the area, was shot dead by unnamed assailants on Saturday at the house of Mirpur 6.
The family members were giving contradictory Read more

Man killed in mob beating in city

September 30, 2013

A man was killed by a mob in the capital’s Moghbazar Rail Gate area Saturday night.
The deceased was identified as Abdullah Masud Munna, 38, son of AHM Khorsed Alam and an
accountant of Unique Group.
The victim’s brother-in-law, Mustafizur Rahman, Read more

Pizza Hut, KFC open new outlets at Jamuna Future Park

September 30, 2013

Pizza Hut and KFC, the globally renowned and internationally beloved two restaurant chains that are home to the world’s favorite food, have opened new outlets at Jamuna Future Park.
Akku Chowdhury, managing director and CEO of Transcom Foods Ltd, joined by renowned celebrities namely Sharmin Lucky, Munmun, Bonna Mirza Read more

Govt seeks stay on contempt verdict

September 30, 2013

Full-court hearing posted for Oct 3
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday posted for October 3 the hearing in the provisional petition the government filed seeking a stay on the High Court verdict that had declared the Contempt of Court Act 2013 ‘unconstitutional.’
The Appellate Division chamber judge, Read more

JS panel clears ICT amendment bill

September 30, 2013

The parliamentary standing committee on the information and communications technology ministry on Sunday cleared the Information and Communication Technology (Amendment) Bill 2013 as it was placed in the house but recommended the establishment of cyber tribunals in districts and the training for the police in latest technologies. The government on September 19 Read more

Rampal project suicidal: Ershad

September 30, 2013

Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Sunday said the government’s move to set up coal-fired power plant at Rampal is a suicidal decision as it will destroy Sundarban, the world’s largest mangrove forest. ‘It’s a suicidal project …it’ll destroy the Sundarbans. The people of the country stood against the government’s imprudent decision,’ the former president said in a statement Read more

Maulana Shafi behind RMG labour unrest: labour minister

September 30, 2013

Labour minister Rajiuddin Ahmed Raju alleged on Sunday that Hefajat-e-Islam chief Ahmed Shafi was behind the latest labour unrest in the export-oriented apparel industry.
‘The Demand for wage hike was not the main issue,’ alleged the minister.
‘Moulana Shafi instigated the latest labour unrest,’ Read more

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