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Charge sheet against Sinha, 10 others

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today approved a charge sheet against former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and 10 others in a graft case. “The Commission at its regular meeting today approved the charge sheet, which will be submitted before court soon,” ACC director general Sayeed Mahbud Khan told reporters at the ACC headquarters here, reports BSS. acc-logo_3Earlier, the national anti-graft agency filed a case against former chief justice SK Sinha and 10 others for plundering about Taka four crore from Farm...

US likely to postpone auto tariff decision

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The Trump administration plans to issue a deferral this week on its decision about whether to impose additional tariffs on imported cars, two industry sources told AFP Tuesday. The delay could last up to another six months, the sources said, with the announcement expected Wednesday or later. President Donald Trump “doesn’t have to make this decision tomorrow,” one of the sources said. trumpThe Trump administration has been threatening since last year to impose tariffs of perhaps 25 percent on auto imports to defend the US ...

Media urged to publish objective news on sensitive issues

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The government today urged the media to publish objective news on sensitive issues involving important personalities, politicians, businessmen, government officials and various institutions. স্বরাষ্ট্র-মন্ত্রণালয়“The publication of misleading news on important personalities, politicians, businessmen, government officials and various institutions is being noticed in print and electronic media which is deteriorating public discipline, tarnishing reputation, creating social unrest and creating confus...

Hydroponic farming being adopted in coastal region

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Climate vulnerable households in the country’s costal region are showing interest in adopting soilless hydroponic farming system to grow vegetables to meet their nutritional demand. “We have already introduced the hydroponic agriculture in our locality as arable land is not adequate here to cultivate vegetables through conventional farming…salinity also affects vegetable farming here,” Ripon Kumar Mondal, chairman of Deluti Union Parishad of Paikgacha upazila in Khulna, told BSS. He said Deluti Union Parishad is implementing a hydroponic project to encourage the local people to adopt the soilless farming method in growing vegetables. A total of

Caring youth take relief to flood victims

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A humanitarian group of compassionate youths were a sight for sore eyes and the answer to the soulful prayers of hundreds of appreciative villagers in the Kurigram (Char Rajibpur) area of Bangladesh this week. Revolution (25)Kurigram was one of the many areas that was flooded and cut-off from their regular food supplies, which brought tears, despair and havoc to the region, especially to the sick and elderly. “When the sad news ca...

Press council expresses concern over rumour spread

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Expressing concern over the spread of rumours about child lifters and other issues, Bangladesh Press Council today said a vested quarter is trying to create anarchy across the country and gaining malicious interest with the falsehood. Bangladesh-Press-CouncilConspirators are using these rumours to create anarchy in the society aiming at hindering the development process and the image of the country, said a press release of the press council. Moreover, some print media are printing exaggerate...