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SK Sinha  Giving two more weeks to the government for publishing the gazette notification on the rules determining discipline and conduct of lower court judges, chief justice SK Sinha on Sunday called it the last chance. “This is the last chance (to publish the gazette),” he told attorney general Mahbubey Alam who once again sought […]

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Photo:Rajib Dhar ‘Around 3:15am, they asked us to get up and sit down for Sehri, saying we must observe fast. I was heading towards toilet around 4:30am’ Hasnat Karim is the most talked-about name ever since the July 1 terrorist attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan, Dhaka last year. Aiming to celebrate his daughter’s […]

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The business community yesterday thanked the government for deferring the implementation of the uniform 15 percent VAT for two years and cutting excise duties on bank deposits. “The government has taken a realistic decision by continuing the existing VAT laws and postponing the new one,” said Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, president of the Federation of Bangladesh […]

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General Hussein Muhammad Ershad came up with some interesting observations about the 1982 military coup d’etat in Parliament the other day. He informed the nation that he had not been willing to seize power and that he had gone out of his way to make sure that democracy functioned undisturbed in the country. But then, […]

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