Dhaka, Oct 1 (UNB) – In a major reshuffle in the judiciary, some 274 judicial officials have been transferred and given new postings.
The Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ministry issued a notification on Monday in this regard.
It said the Bangladesh Judicial Service officials have been transferred in consultation with the Supreme Court.
Those transferred and given new postings include assistant judges, senior assistant judges, judicial magistrates, senior judicial magistrates and metropolitan magistrates.
Dhaka, Oct 1 (UNB) - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Monday highlighted Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals of peace and non-violence as well as his immense contributions saying his role will ever remain as the source of inspiration for all.
“Mahatma Gandhi was a symbol of humanity,” said the minister while speaking as the chief guest at a seminar in the city.
Amu said Mahatma Gandhi’s name comes first if anybody talks about world peace. “He remained uncompromising in terms of non-violence ideologies and truth.”
Bangladesh India Friendship Society hosted the seminar at Cirdap auditorium with its president and Prof Emeritus Dr AK Azad Chowdhury in the chair.
Veteran writer Abul Maksud addressed the programme as a special guest. Political Secretary at the Indian High Commission in Dhaka Novonita Chakravorty and Society General Secretary Subir Kushari also spoke on the occasion.
Amu said Bangladesh and India have been maintaining a strong bonding which started through the Liberation War in 1971.
Novonita Chakravorty highlighted various programmes that the High Commission is taking to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.
The programme began with national anthems of Bangladesh and India and igniting of mangal pradeep.
This year, on October 2, India will celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary is celebrated every year as Gandhi Jayanti to commemorate his ideals of peace and non-violence as well as his immense contributions to India's freedom struggle.
Gandhi Jayanti is one of India's three official national holidays, along with Independence Day and Republic Day.
In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish October 2 as the International Day of Non-Violence.
The Indian High Commission in Dhaka and Gandhi Ashram Trust will celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Tuesday at the chancery building in the city.
Dhaka, Oct 1 (UNB) - The admission test of ‘A’ unit (Mathematical and Physical Sciences faculty) of Jahangirnagar University (JU) under the academic session of 2018-19 was held on Monday amid chaos over the distribution of question papers among the aspirants.
A total of 134 students of Bangla version were given English version question papers as they were sitting beside the English version students at the Social Sciences faculty.
At one stage, the Dean of Social Sciences faculty took the ‘Bangla version’ admission seekers to the Dean office of Mathematical and Physical Sciences faculty and they were given ‘Bangla version’ question papers with an extended time.
Dean of Mathematical and Physical Sciences faculty Prof Ajit Kumar Majumder said, ‘It happened due to an error in the seat plan. We’re trying to find out the reason behind it”
Meanwhile, the admission test of ‘D’ unit (Faculty of Biological Sciences) will be held on Monday and Tuesday.
Dhaka, Oct 1 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the 4th countrywide national development fair on Thursday next, aiming to showcase the development activities taken by the present government.
The three day-long fair will be held in the capital and all district and upazila headquarters throughout the country till October 6.
The Prime Minister will open the fair on Thursday morning through videoconferencing from her official residence Ganobhaban in the city, said an official release.
In the capital, the fair will be held with 11 stalls at the field of International Trade Fair in Agargaon area.
Development successes achieved in different sectors under the dynamic and farsighted leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be exhibited in the countrywide fair.
Besides, 10 special initiatives taken by the Prime Minister, international recognitions and successes, the Visions 2021 and 2041, Bangabandhu Satellite, mega projects, including Padma Bridge and Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant as well as investment prospects will be displayed in the fair.
The Mass Communication Directorate will project the government’s successes among people through its district offices, while Bangladesh Betar will air the government’s development activities.
Different government offices, agencies, banks, and insurance and other financial institutions will participate in the district and upazila-level fairs to be arranged by the local administrations.
Besides, reality show, essay competition and printing contest will be arranged with the participation of students in the fair.
Rajshahi, Oct 1 (UNB) – Truck movement remained suspended for two hours as the truck workers put up barricade on Shiroile Railgate area in the city on Monday in protest of sending a truck driver and his assistant to jail in a court order in an accident case.
Rabiul Islam, officer-in-charge of Kashiadanga Police Station, said Maruf Hossain, 16 was killed when a cattle-laden truck ploughed through a shop at Balia in Kashiadanga on September 9.
Azizul Alam, 55, grandfather of the victim filed a case against the truck owner Babu Azad, 37, son of Barjahan Ali of Tanore upazila and Jibon, 37, a truck driver and son of Ayeb Ali of Paba upazila and Bulbul, 27, son of Abdur Rahman of the city in this connection.
Later, police arrested the trio on Sunday and produced them before a court on Monday. The court sent them to jail.
When the news spread, the truck workers put up barricade in Shiroile area in the city around 2 pm, disrupting truck movement.
Later, they withdrew their programme around 4 pm following a call from Rajshahi city mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton.