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Govt plotting to ‘stage another lopsided' poll: BNP

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A Correspondent
Comilla: BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday said the government is hatching a seri-ous 'plot' to 'stage another January-5 style lopsided' election in a bid to hang onto power.
"Country's most popular leader Khaleda Zia has been kept in solitary confinement in jail as part of the deep plot of the government," he said.
Mosharraf, a BNP standing committee member, came up with the allegation while speaking at a condolence meeting at Daudkandi upazila...
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SC rejects plea against HC order on sending Shahidul to BSMMU

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Court Correspondent
The Appellate Division on Monday rejected a petition seeking stay on the High Court order that asked the au-thorities concerned to send Drik Gallery MD Shahidul Alam to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for treatment.
A four-member bench, led by Chief Justice...
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Cabinet approves Qawmi Madrasa Takmil certificates

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Staff Reporter
The Cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of a bill framed to recognize Dawrae Hadith (Takmil) Certificate in Qawmi Madrasa with the status of post-graduate degrees of Islamic Studies and Arabic.
The approval came at the Cabinet meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh...
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Review body in favor of abolition of almost all quotas

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Staff Reporter
The committee formed by the government to review the existing quota system is in favor of making proposal to abolish almost all the quotas in public services giving priority to talent, said Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam on Monday.
"We (committee) have almost finalized the...
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5 war criminals get death penalty

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Court Correspondent
The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Monday sentenced five men from Patuakhali district to death for their involvement in crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.
The condemned convicts are- Ishak Shikdar, Solaiman Mridha, Abdus Sattar Peda, Abdul Goni...
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