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Tk 44cr shares, lot of questions

Mercantile Bank Chairman Shahidul Ahsan has drawn benefits from nearly Tk 44-crore shares held by two sponsor directors in the NRB Commercial (NRBC) Bank, violating the Banking Company Law, according to Bangladesh Bank findings. Shahidul influenced the NRBC Bank board to allow him to enjoy dividends against the shares and get loan facilities for his […]

Women still lag behind men in terms of participation in politics and economic and social advancement activities as the government has failed to achieve major goals that the National Women Development Policy aims. The policy still remains on paper as major objectives of the policy like establishing equal rights of men and women in areas […]

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  Major Christian Charity Is Closing India Operations Amid a Crackdown By ELLEN BARRY and SUHASINI RAJMARCH 7, 2017 Pramod Dass, the director of Bethesda Charitable Endeavors, one of the 500 Indian partners of Compassion International that will have to shut down operations. Credit Poras Chaudhary for The New York Times NEW DELHI — India’s […]

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  ‘গো-বিজ্ঞানে অবদানে’ আরএসএস নেতা মোহন ভগবতকে ডক্টরেট ডিগ্রি ছবির কপিরাইট DIBYANGSHU SARKAR Image caption আরএসএস নেতা মোহন ভগবত ভারতের হিন্দু পুণরুত্থানবাদী সংগঠন রাষ্ট্রীয় স্বয়ং-সেবক সংঘ বা আর এস এসের প্রধান মোহন ভগবতকে সাম্মানিক ডক্টরেট অফ সায়েন্স বা ডি. এস সি সম্মান দিতে চলেছে মহারাষ্ট্রের একটি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়। মি. ভগবতকে গো বিজ্ঞান চর্চায় তাঁর অবদানের জন্যই […]

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A police check-post on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway has come under attack while conducting a regular search on a bus in Comilla. The two attackers, who the police said were operatives of banned outfit the Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), have been detained after a shootout. The incident, a day after an attempted a bomb attack to […]

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Bangladesh pacer Subashis Roy (L) celebrates the wicket of Sri Lankan opener Upul Tharanga (R) on the first day of the opening Test match at Galle on Tuesday. — AFP photo Bangladesh ended their first day of the opening Test match against Sri Lanka on a frustrating note as the hosts took a firm grip […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) leaders to dedicate themselves to strengthening maritime cooperation for a peaceful and prosperous Indian Ocean. “Let’s set sail together,” she said delivering her statement in the general debate on “Strengthening Maritime Cooperation for a Peaceful, Stable, and Prosperous Indian Ocean Rim” at the IORA […]

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 The High Court has stayed the proceedings of the Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday. The bench of justice Sheikh Abdul Awal and justice Khasruzzaman passed the order following a hearing on the case. Barrister Moudud Ahmed and Mahbub Uddin Khokon stood for the BNP chairperson while lawyer Khurshid Alam Khan […]

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Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu plans to run a trans-continental container train full of goods from Dhaka to Istanbul, reports India’s business daily ‘Financial Express.’ The train would cover a 6,000-km journey across five countries – Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Iran and Turkey. The report says the project is codenamed as ITI-DKD-Y corridor and the route […]

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The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed May 8 for the next hearing of an appeal filed against a High Court order that declared illegal the 16th amendment to the constitution establishing parliament’s authority to remove Supreme Court judges. An eight-member bench, headed by Chief Justice SK Sinha, passed the order following […]

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