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- Stand beside flood-hit people, Khaleda asks BNP followers
- Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNB) – The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday fixed October 10 for hearing the government’s plea filed against the High Court (HC) order that declared the mobile court, conducted by the executive magistrates, illegal and contradictory to the Constitution. A six-member SC bench, headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, fixed the date in the morning. Attorney general Mahbubey Alam said there is no bar to carry on mobile court till October 10. Earlier on May 11, the High Court declared illegal of the operation of mobile court by the executive magistrate. On May 14, the Chamber Judge stayed the HC order in response to an appeal filed by the government till May 18. On May 21, the SC adjourned the verdict of the High Court till July 2. The SC, on July 4, extended its earlier order for two weeks staying the High Court verdict.
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- New areas flooded in Sirajganj as Jamuna water keeps on rise
- More than 300 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslides
- Truck kills two pedestrians in Mymensingh
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- No food crisis in country, says Muhith
- Rice import duty to be cut down to 2pc
No BB heist probe report until case in Philippines settled: Muhith
Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Saturday said the investigation report on reserve heist of the Bangladesh Bank is not being made public as a case is pending with a court in the Philippines.
The Minister said this while talking to the reporters after attending a seminar on “Medical Waste Management” arranged by Sylhet City Corporation at a hotel here this morning.
Bangladesh Bank's a total of $81 million was heist by international cyber hackers from its treasury account with the New York's US Federal Reserve Bank on February 5, 2016.
Following the incident, the government formed a 3-member investigation committee, headed by central bank's former governor Dr Farashuddin, on March 19 last.
The probe body submitted its preliminary report to Muhith in April while the final report in May 30 last.
Addressing the seminar as the chief guest the Finance Minister said medical wastes management is related to public health and public awareness is a must in the regard.
Experts at the seminar presented their opinions and course of actions on waste management.
Professor Dr Jamilur Reza Choudhury, former adviser to a caretaker government and Dr M Alamgir, vice chancellor of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology were present with Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury in the chair.