Tuesday, 21 October 2014

ACC grills former DS of Housing Ministry

ACC grills former DS of Housing Ministry The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday interrogated a former deputy secretary of the Housing and Public Works Ministry in connection with the allegation of causing a loss of Tk 15 crore to the government by allocating plots to journalists, violating rules, reports UNB.   ACC deputy director and investigation officer Jatan Read More

Amnesty for players who report match-fixing

Amnesty for players who report match-fixing Cricket Australia said Monday it will provide an amnesty period for its players to report potential corruption-related or past match-fixing cases ahead of the 2015 World Cup it will co-host with New Zealand.   Cricketers faced bans of up to five years if they were found to have failed to report information Read More

Germany's tax take still rising as growth cools

Germany's tax take still rising as growth cools New data show that the German government's tax receipts are still rising as Berlin faces cooling growth prospects at home and pressure from abroad to increase spending.   Monday's monthly Finance Ministry report showed the government's September tax income up 4.7 percent compared with a year earlier, at 57.3 billion euros ($73.1 Read More

HC orders govt for steps to detect Ebola virus in all ports

HC orders govt for steps to detect Ebola virus in all ports The High Court on Monday ordered the government to take necessary measures in all land ports, seaports and airports to detect Ebola virus among people entering the country.   The court also asked the government to provide humanitarian assistance to the countries already affected by the virus, reports UNB.   An HC division bench Read More

Cabinet clears proposal for signing deal with UAE on security cooperation

Cabinet clears proposal for signing deal with UAE on security cooperation The Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal for signing an agreement between Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), aiming to increase security cooperation between the two countries to control crimes.   The deal will be signed during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming visit to the UAE this month.   The approval was given Read More

Tarique sued for defaming Sheikh Mujib

Tarique sued for defaming Sheikh Mujib BNP Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman was sued today for calling Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rhaman as “Pakbandhu (Friend of Pakistan)”.   Advocate Moshiur Rahman Malek filed the case against Tarique with the Court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate in Dhaka in the Read More

Huge consignment of Yaba tablets seized in Teknaf

Huge consignment of Yaba tablets seized in Teknaf Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered 40,000 pieces of Yaba tablet in Beri Badh area beside the Naf River in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district early Sunday, reports UNB.   Lieutenant Colonel Abu Zar Al Zahid, commanding officer of Teknaf BGB-42 Battalion, said a patrol team of BGB challenged three Read More

 

   
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