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CJ says lack of two-thirds majority to create crisis

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UNB,  Dhaka :Voicing concern over the government's bid to empower Parliament to impeach the Supreme Court judges for their incapacity ...

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Rumana, blinded by husband, graduates from law school in Canada

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bdnews24.com :Rumana Monzur, whose eyes were gouged out by her husband in Bangladesh, has completed her graduation from the law ...

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Business-friendly gold import policy a must

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Special Correspondent :Leaders of Bangladesh Jewellers' Association [BJA] have demanded that government should formulate a business-friendly policy for easing the ...

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Tigers humble Kiwis

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Sports Reporter :The Tigers posted   five-wicket victory over the Kiwis in their last match of the Walton Tri-Nation series at ...

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90pc people have faith in judiciary:CJ

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Court Correspondent :Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said Wednesday that more than 90 percent people of the country have faith ...

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Kakrail area in peril due to digging

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Badrul Ahsan :Road cutting in the city's Kakrail and adjacent areas has created nasty traffic jam, making life of commuters ...

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Clash with the judiciary will have dangerous consequences

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The present clash between the government and the judiciary will have dangerous consequences for both unless stopped. Any attempt to ...

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Another `WannaCry` soon?

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Reuters :A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an ...

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Trump to have tough talks with NATO leaders

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BBC Online :US President Donald Trump is in Brussels for what his team is describing as "tough" talks with other ...

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Heat wave halved industrial output

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Badrul Ahsan :Productions in factories across the country almost halved due to the sweltering heat wave now sweeping across the ...

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Banani rape Nayem Ashraf confesses crime, sent to jail

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Court Correspondent :A Dhaka court on Thursday sent Nayem Ashraf, one of the five accused in a case filed for ...

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London cops stop sharing info with US after leaks

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BBC Online  :Police investigating the Manchester Arena bomb attack have stopped sharing information with the US after leaks to the ...

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Normal power supply from tomorrow

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Staff Reporter :Frequent power outages now crippling the country will return to normalcy by Saturday, assured State Minister for Power, ...

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CJ says lack of two-thirds majority to create crisis

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UNB,  Dhaka :
Voicing concern over the government's bid to empower Parliament to impeach the Supreme Court judges for their incapacity or misconduct, Chief Justice SK Sinha on Thursday said a vacuum will be created in the country if there is no two-thirds majority in the House.
"What if there's a hung Parliament? What will happen in the case of serious allegations against a judge if Parliament has no two-thirds majority? This makes me think," he said.The Chief Justice made the observation while hearing  1
an appeal filed against a High Court (HC) order that declared illegal the 16th amendment to the Constitution establishing Parliament's authority to remove the Supreme Court judges.
Mentioning that they protect the country's most sacred law, the Constitution, SK Sinha said, "We'll see something is inserted into it which creates a vacuum. What will happen then? What will ...Read the full news

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FDI flow low despite policy support


A recently held dialogue organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AMCHAM) revealed that the country is not getting foreign direct investments (FDIs) at an expected level in spite of the government's numerous initiatives to give easy access to such investment opportunities. Whether or not these 'initiatives' are ...

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`Baahubali: The Conclusiuon` all set to release in China


After conquering global Box-Office with staggering numbers, SS Rajamouli's magnum opus ' Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' is now all set to release in China.  Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news of the release on his Twitter handle. He wrote, "Lots of speculation about #Baahubali2 release in China... The ...

City »

Inter-Religious and Inter-Cultural Dialogue Center formed a human chain in front of Aparajeya Bangla of Dhaka University on Thursday marking birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.


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International »

Obama gets rock-star welcome in Berlin, praises Merkel


AP, Berlin :Barack Obama received a rock-star welcome in Berlin as he appeared at a public debate Thursday with Chancellor Angela Merkel, whom he praised as one of his "favorite partners" during his presidency.Security was tight in front of the German capital's iconic Brandenburg Gate, where Obama and Merkel appeared ...

City »

Law Commission submits annual report to President


Law Commission submitted its Annual Report-2016 to President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here on  Wednesday afternoon.A four-member delegation, led by its Chairman Justice ABM Khairul Haque, submitted the report to Abdul Hamid, President's Press Secretary told BSS.Justice Khairul Haque apprised the President of the commission's overall activities and its ...

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Kriti reminisces her journey as Heropanti completes 3 years


Kriti Sanon went down a nostalgia trip as her debut movie Heropanti has completed 3 years yesterday. The beautiful actress recollected memories from her past for completion of 3 years of Heropanti. She terms her journey as the most special one of her life. Kriti took to twitter sharing, “3 ...

International »

Pope urges Trump to use his presidency for peace


AFP, Vatican City : Pope Francis urged Donald Trump to use his US presidency for peace as two leaders who have sparred repeatedly through the media finally met in a Vatican encounter that ended in broad smiles, for the cameras at least.Trump's audience with the pontiff, a keenly-anticipated highlight of his ...

International »

Xi urges Taiwan business lobby to back 'one China' principle


Reuters, Beijing :Chinese President Xi Jinping urged a business lobby for Taiwan enterprises on the mainland to support the "one China" principle and contribute to unity between Beijing and Taipei, state media said on Wednesday.China regards Taiwan as a renegade province to be recovered by force if necessary, after defeated ...

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Chaos at Islami Bank is not to the nation`s interest


THE unrest in the Islami Bank -- the largest and most profitable bank in the country just over five months of its change over to a new management and ownerships liquidating the control of Jamaat people on the bank just shows the ominous sign of greater destabilization within the bank. ...

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Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma (center) Parthiv Patel (left) and bowling coach Shane Bond pose for a picture with the Indian Premier League (IPL) trophies from last three wins after a press conference after their IPL 2017 win in Mumbai, India on Monday.


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Jatiya Press Club General Secretary Farida Yasmin was accorded a grand reception for achieving US Special Congressional Award at the Jatiya Press Club Auditorium yesterday. Chief Guest of the function Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu along with BFUJ Secretary General Omar Faruk and other special guests seen handing over the citation crest.


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Half Girlfriend is Shraddha`s fourth best opening


Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor starrer Half Girlfriend has raked in a whopping 10 crores of moolah at the box office on its day one. This is Shraddha’s fourth best opening after Ek Villain, ABCD 2 and Baaghi, also withstanding the fact that all these films opened to a two ...

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Trump plays up ME peace hopes after talks with Abbas


Reuters, Bethlehem : US President Donald Trump talked up the prospects of peace between Israelis and Palestinians on Tuesday, saying he believed both sides were committed to an historic deal, but he offered no concrete proposals on how to get there.After an hour of talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ...

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Outgoing WHO Chief says world 'better prepared' for health crises


AFP, Geneva  :The World Health Organization's outgoing chief Margaret Chan defended her legacy Monday, insisting the world had become better prepared to face health emergencies like Ebola on her watch.In her final address to WHO's member states, Chan acknowledged that mistakes had been made during her decade at the helm, ...

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Police can`t commit excesses like politicians


MEMBERS of law enforcement agencies or police for that matter surely have the professional right to conduct search operations based on accurate tip-offs but that doesn't mean it can wreak havoc and cause chaos in the name of such professional duty. The police search operations at main opposition party BNP ...

Front Page »

  1. Clash with the judiciary will have dangerous consequences
  2. Another `WannaCry` soon?
  3. Trump to have tough talks with NATO leaders

City »

  1. Inter-Religious and Inter-Cultural Dialogue Center formed a human chain in front of Aparajeya Bangla of Dhaka University on Thursday marking birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.
  2. Certificate giving ceremony of BAF Jr Command & Staff Course held
  3. Uprooting communalism for honouring Nazrul stressed

Editorial »

  1. FDI flow low despite policy support
  2. Let market mechanism work as usual during Ramzan too
  3. Readers` Forum

Entertainment »

  1. Meet the Press of Shakib Khan and Apu Biswas acted upcoming Eid movie `Rajneeti` directed by Bulbul Biswas was held on Wednesday night at Dhaka Club. Actors, performers and related persons of the movie were present in the programme.
  2. Priyanka and Ranveer extend their love and support to Sachin`s film, Sachin: A billion dreams
  3. Masuda Anam Kalpona coming with three albums

Sports »

  1. Biman rout Orient CA by 90 run
  2. Ansar clinch Nat`l Wushu Championship title
  3. Khulna confirm final berth of Women`s Nat`l Cricket League

Football »

  1. Ctg Abahani reach semifinal
  2. Man United beat Ajax 2-0, win Europa League
  3. Dudu of Brazil`s Palmeiras (right) fights for the ball with Leonel Di Placido of Argentina`s Atletico Tucuman, during a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday.

Cricket »

  1. 5th BPL to begin on Nov 4
  2. Bangladesh to play Pakistan in first warm-up match tomorrow
  3. Kiwis make 270 for eight wickets

Chittagong »

  1. BCL leader Mahmudul Karim being greeted after release from Chittagong jail yesterday.
  2. Journo Obaid passes away
  3. CU goes on 38-day vacation

National »

  1. RANGPUR: Rangpur Police and College automatically registering attendance by showing Radio frequency set up in boxes at many points inside the institution on Monday.
  2. MYMENSINGH: A one day workshop on constraints, prospects and future of herbal products production in Bangladesh was held at Mymensingh Muslim Institute Hall on Wednesday.
  3. DINAJPUR: Bangladesh Shishu Academy, Dinajpur District Unit organised a cultural function on Wednesday.

Back Page »

  1. Police barred the leaders and activists of Gono Songhati Andolon near the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday while they were marching towards the Land Ministry demanding leasing out of water bodies for two years.
  2. 4 Neo-JMB activists held
  3. Trump condemns media leaks

Business & Economy »

  1. Azharul Islam, Chairman, Board of Directors of Uttara Bank Limited, presiding over the 34th AGM at a convention center in the city on Wednesday. The AGM declared 20pc cash dividend for the year-2016. Mohammed Rabiul Hossain, Managing Director, Iftekharul Islam, Vice-Chairman, and directors of the bank were also present.
  2. Experts for institution-based Zakat collection for SDGs
  3. Merger renders Tk 1.7b loss: Robi

International »

  1. In first under Trump, US warship challenges Beijing`s claims in South China Sea
  2. Obama gets rock-star welcome in Berlin, praises Merkel
  3. May to cut short G7 trip after Manchester attack

Life »

  1. 7 simple tips to get summer style right
  2. Can brain games make you smarter?
  3. Let kids play on swings to develop life skills

Literature »

  1. The Twin Blue Lotus
  2. The historic Language Movement
  3. Remembering Shakespeare

Campus Life »

  1. South Korean delegation calls on UGC acting Chairman
  2. Seminar on contemporary Bangladeshi cinema at ULAB
  3. ITHS hosts Kids Show' 2017

Feature »

  1. SUBSERVIENCE IS NOT FREEDOM

Law and Justice »

  1. Entitlement of co-sharer in ejmali property
  2. Acknowledgement of liability saves‘barred by limitation’
  3. Ex-parte decree is challengeable by proviso of law

Campus Cronical »

  1. Prime your resume for politics
  2. Where non-techies can get with the programming
  3. Thinking of doing a double major?

Art & Culture »

  1. Group exhibition ‘Ten Dimensions’
  2. To the Root of Art
  3. Puzzle of Myth

SKETCH »

  1. Sence, Perception and Interpretation
  2. Miss USA 2017
  3. Capturing Moments, Capturing Magic

Weekend Plus »

  1. Common health problem: Vitamin D deficiency
  2. Eat more fruits, vegetables daily to get rid of artery disease
  3. Valerie Taylor: A saint in our midst

New Nation Supplement »

  1. National Poet : Dream to materialise
  2. Nazrul : The great composer
  3. Nazrul : Lover of humanity
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