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SC stays HC order against mobile court

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Court Correspondent
The Supreme Court on Sunday stayed till May 18 a High Court (HC) order that declared the mobile courts conducted by executive magistrates illegal and contradictory to the Constitution.
Chamber Judge of the Appellate Division Justice Hasan Foyez Siddique passed the order in response to a petition filed by deputy attorney general Motahar Hossain Saju seeking a stay on the HC order in the morning.
A regular bench will hear the petition on May 18.
On Thursday, a two-member HC...
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Hearing on Sayedee, govt’s review pleas adjourned till today

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Court Correspondent
The Supreme Court on Sunday adjourned the hearing on two review petitions -- one filed by the government and the other by war crimes convict Delwar Hossain Sayedee -- against its earlier verdict in a war crimes case, till Monday.
A five-member Appellate Division bench, led by...
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BD assumes chair of OPCW EC

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Staff Reporter
Bangladesh has formally assumed the chair of the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for the next one year with effect from May 12.
Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands and Permanent Representative to the OPCW Sheikh Mohammed...
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Man held in city for ‘killing’ pregnant wife

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Staff Reporter
Police arrested a man from the city's Khilgaon area on Friday for allegedly killing his pregnant wife.
A team of police from Khilgaon Thana arrested the alleged killer Saifullah Al Mamun, 35, general manager of a ready made garments (RMG) factory in Narayanganj, said police quoting...
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Autopsy says blasts cause 5 militants’ death

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Rajshahi: Bombs and gunshots caused death of five suspected militants, including a woman, during an operation codenamed 'Sun Devil' in Matikata 'militant den' of Godagari upazila, said doctors after autopsy.
Assistant Professor Enamul Haque of forensic department of Rajshahi...
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