Category: Dhaka

Tk 12m foreign currency seized

Ref:Customs officials at Shahjalal International Airport (SIA) seized foreign currency worth Tk 12 million belonging to eight different countries on Wednesday after searching the luggage of an outgoing passenger.

Detective Branch superintendent of customs, Shamsul Alam Khan told bdnews24.com that at about 8am on Wednesday a passenger, named Babul Sarker, was scheduled to fly to Dubai in a Qatar Airways flight. Read more →

DCC councilors to go on daylong hunger strike on July 19

Ref:Dhaka City Mayor Sadek Hossain Khoka is taking the lead in a major move against the government wooing in the city-corporation councilors on the issue of disappearance of councilor and BNP leader Chowdhury Alam.

Alam has been missing since June 25 while the government said that he was kidnapped.

DCC councilors to go on daylong hunger strike on July 19


Getting into pressure with his shaken position as Mayor in the wake of a government move to appoint administrator for the DCC, Khoka sat in a meeting with a total of 60 BNP-minded ward councilors at the Mayor House in Gulshan on Saturday night. Read more →

BNP warns against 1972 constitution

Ref: The main opposition BNP has threatened to launch a mass movement unless the ruling party stops its move to reinstate the 1972 constitution. Citing the prime minster’s call to form an all-party parliamentary committee to amend the constitution, Read more →

Reformed watchdogs, if needed: PM

Ref: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said the chairmen or members will be removed and the parliamentary standing committees reconstituted if they have interests that run counter to those of the watchdogs. Read more →