Sunday, April 14, 2024

Over 1,000 soldiers sued over rebellion

Staff Correspondent Over 1,000 BDR soldiers were sued on Sunday for rising up against their officers, from the army, in the Bangladesh Rifles Headquarters in Dhaka in February 25–26. Several score officers and some soldiers and civilians were killed in the rebellion, which broke out Wednesday morning and ended with the surrender of the soldiers ... Read more

JS debates BDR carnage

UNB, Dhaka Lawmakers Sunday spent much time on what could be the better option-political or military-to end the mutiny at the BDR headquarters as parliament condoled on the death of army officers in the carnage. Treasury-bench members appreciated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for choosing the path of peaceful political solution of the February 25-26 mutiny ... Read more

Bypolls to 7 JS seats, 45 reserved seats for women rescheduled

BSS, Dhaka The Election Commission (EC) yesterday announced reschedules for by-elections to seven vacant general seats and 45 reserved seats for women of the Jatiya Sangsad (JS). Election Commissioner Muh-ammad Sohul Hussain said, as per the new schedules, the by-elections to seven JS constituencies will be held on April 2, which was originally scheduled for ... Read more

Supermarket pioneer reveals findings

COMMODITY SUPPLY MESS Supermarket pioneer reveals findings Kazi Azizul Islam If middlemen are eliminated and agro-produces from growers reach directly to retailers, prices will remain low — it is not only a public perception, also many economists subscribe to this idea. But, from his experience of running the operations of the country’s premier superstore chain ... Read more

Becoming one with Romena

Sadya Afreen Mallick “To date, I don’t know what horrified me more. The fact that this was too close to reality or that during the shoot, I could sometimes sense the presence of the faceless Romena,”–Babita “Even after 37 years, it still unnerves me when I think of the role I played in a movie ... Read more

Curtains drawn on Ekushey book fair

2,941 titles hit the fair Staff Correspondent Curtains were drawn on the month-long Amar Ekushey book fair at Bangla Academy on Saturday with a large number of book lovers crowding the fair on the concluding day. A total of 2,941 titles hit this year’s book fair with