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DEPARTMENT OF SHIPPING: BASELESS DECISIONS

BASELESS DECISIONS F R Chowdhury      31/5/2018   Recently a directive has been issued by the Director General of the Department of Shipping of the Government of Bangladesh for issue of Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC) to all those who successfully complete their training from the Marine Fisheries Academy. This is a senseless and baseless […]

ENSURE ACCOUNTABILITY: What they think of ongoing drives SULTANA KAMAL Human Rights activist  The noted human rights activist said the law enforcement agencies’ actions would not provide a sustainable solution against illegal drugs. “They [law enforcement agencies] have started killing drug peddlers and drug users. If they think that they will resolve the problems in […]

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  A MILLION IS TEN TIMES MORE THAN A LAC/ LAKH by F R Chowdhury    31/5/2018   Most Bangladeshis still remember late Sirajur Rahman of BBC. In those dark days of Bangladesh when it was still under illegal occupation of Pakistan Army, people in Bangladesh used to eagerly wait for BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) […]

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LOVE FOR POWER & AXIS OF EVILS by F R Chowdhury     24/5/2018 We see in the history of civilization the lust for power to have control over others. In the old days, the kings and emperors conquered other territories to satisfy their ego and desire for power. In modern days it is not possible […]

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  Cambodia: to vote or not to vote? BY    Darren Touch    @darren_touch     28 May 2018 Related Content Electioneering in Cambodia: War debt and China’s favour In less than three months’ time, Cambodians will head to the polls to cast their ballot in the national election. Already faced with the difficult choice of which party […]

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Bangladesh players are seen at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport prior to their departure for India on Tuesday. — BCB photo Bangladesh would seriously consider if it would allow every cricketer in franchise-based overseas T20 competitions in future after the latest injury setback of pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman, said a top cricket official on Tuesday. […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at a press conference to brief the media about her India visit at Ganabhaban on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Focus Bangla The government will take appropriate action if any innocent person falls victim to the drive, she said No one involved with the narcotics trade will be spared, irrespective of their […]

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Travails of festivals Cost wise, life for the majority becomes worse during the month of Ramadan, as traders spike prices manifold for no good reason. Photo: Prabir Das Brig Gen Shahedul Anam Khan ndc, psc (Retd) Religious festivals come as blessings to people; in Bangladesh they come as blessings too, but perhaps more so for […]

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A picture of Russian dissident journalist Babchenko hangs from a fence of the Russian embassy in Ukrainian capital of Kiev.— Reuters photo A dissident Russian journalist who was reported murdered in Kiev dramatically reappeared alive on Wednesday in the middle of a briefing about his own killing by the Ukrainian state security service. Ukrainian authorities […]

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The home of hanged war criminal and BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury at Goods Hill in Chattogram city has come under attack after his brother allegedly made comments threatening Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. People employed for maintenance of the house said 50 to 60 people took part in the rampage around 7:30pm on Wednesday. They […]

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Karnaphully Dry Dock Ltd. encroached BMA jetty and its waterfront One can extract information from the attached letters that explain how a private company encroached property of Bangladesh Marine Academy. Karnaphuly Dry Dock Ltd. received a land allocation from GOB to build their dockyard beside Bangladesh Marine Academy premises. In addition to utilizing government appropriated […]

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High Court The Appellate Division on Tuesday stayed until May 31 bails granted to former prime minister and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia by the High Court Division in two separate cases. In one case she was the accused of abetting the killing of eight passengers by torching a bus at Chouddagram, Comilla during the nationwide […]

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