Daily Archives: November 29, 2017


Speaker visits Singapore parliament

Speaker visits Singapore parliament

(UNB) – Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Wednesday visited Singapore Parliament and exchanged views with deputy speaker Lim Biow Chuan there on parliamentary process of the two countries and issues of mutual interest. She also visited a housing project for low-income elderly people, said a Parliamentary Secretariat handout. The Speaker


HRW asks for new trials of BDR mutiny

(UNB) – The Bangladesh government should agree to new trials meeting international standards for members of the former Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) accused of mutiny and murder including 139, whose death sentences were upheld by the High Court, said the Human Rights Watch (HRW). “We have long said that the atrocities that took place during the


DSCC plans for rehabilitating city hawkers

A proposal has been prepared to rehabilitate the hawkers to make the roads and footpaths free from illegal occupants to ease the nagging traffic congestion and movement of pedestrians in the city. “We have already prepared a proposal to rehabilitate the hawkers with a view to keeping the roads and footpaths hawker-free. The proposal is


Africa tour, Macron vows to open files on Burkina hero

International Desk President Emmanuel Macron kicked off his maiden African tour Tuesday by vowing to declassify secret French files on Burkina Faso’s assassinated leader and announcing a billion-euro fund for African businesses. The terror threat has cast a shadow over Macron’s swing through West Africa, with three civilians wounded in an attempted grenade attack on