Contradicting his Sunday’s remarks, chairman of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Ghulam Rahman on Monday said time has not come yet to say there has been no corruption in the proposed US$ 2.9 billion Padma Bridge project.
Home Minister Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir on Tuesday warned that stern action would be taken if any anarchic situation is created in the country in the name of anti-government movement.
World Bank country director Ellen Goldstein on Sunday reiterated that the lending agency wants the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to move as speedily as possible in the process of investigation into the alleged corruptions on the Padma Bridge project.
A mobile court here on Monday evening sentenced a man to four months’ imprisonment for selling birds.The convict is Bangkim Chandra, son of Lalchand Roy of Faltita village in Fakirhat upazila.
A convicted prisoner died of heart attack in the district jail on Sunday night.
The deceased was identified as Nasir Uddin, 48, son of Idris Ali of Chandpai village in Mongal upazila of the district
A minor schoolboy was killed as a speedy bus ran over him in Sajonpur area of Vederganj upazila on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Rabin, 12, son of Fazlul Haque of the area and also a class V1student.
World Bank country director Ellen Goldstein on Sunday said that the lending agency wants the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) to move ahead with some speed in the investigation process into the graft allegations in the Padma Bridge project.
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Saturday expressed deep concern over the criticism of media by minister without portfolio Suranjit Sengupta.
State Minister for Law Quamrul Islam on Friday said the government has identified those attacked Buddhists and their worship places in Ramu of Cox’s Bazar.
Speakers at a seminar here on Saturday urged the government to finalise the process of amending the Children Act 1974, re-fixing children’s age bellow 18 years.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said steps will be taken against those found involved in the recent sectarian violence in Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong to stop the recurrence of such dastardly incidents in the future.
Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Prof Mizanur Rahman on Saturday said the recent attacks on the Buddhist community were carried out as part of a conspiracy against the state.
About 40 international non-governmental organizations of the INGO Forum Bangladesh on Thursday expressed deep shock and concern at the unprecedented and inhuman brutality on the Buddhist community in Ramu and Patiya and unacceptable destruction of the sacred religious temples and deities.
Over 4,000 people were sued and 166 arrested in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar on Monday in connection with Saturday night’s communal violence in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar that also spread to Chittagong on Sunday.
The main opposition BNP on Monday demanded formation of a judicial probe body led by an ‘impartial’ judge to investigate the sectarian violence in Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong.
Over 2,000 people were sued in Chittagong and 58 arrested in Cox’s Bazar on Monday in connection with Sunday’s communal violence in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar that also spread to Chittagong.
Law Minister Barrister Shafique Ahmed on Saturday said Bangabandhu did not forgive those who committed crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called upon the UN members to reaffirm their political and financial commitment towards building sustainable global peace and security.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged the powerful nations to respect international legal systems, multilateral treaties, and support fair and just application of customary international law in the multilateral decision making process to have a flawless world order based on the rule of law.
In the wake of the World Bank decision to revive its loan agreement to the Padma Bridge project, the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has urged the government to take the correct lesson out of the experience so that it does not face any recurrence of such self-embarrassment in the days to come.