The High Court yesterday set March 10 for delivering order on its long-pending rule asking the Anti-Corruption Commission to explain why the Barapukuria graft case filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and others should not be quashed.
Faridpur, Mymensingh and Comilla will be made administrative divisions in the country to further accelerate overall development in those areas, Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina has said.
Bangladesh and India yesterday agreed to expand cooperation in the regional, sub-regional and international arenas. Two sub-regional issues were discussed – water and power links, and connectivity and transport links.
In the wake of repeated delays, the Public Service Commission (PSC) has renewed its recommendation to ease the quota system in government jobs, as it is not possible to overcome the problem relating to applying the system.
Tackling barriers that limit the involvement and effectiveness of women in local politics is essential not just to help empower women, but also to revitalise this vital tier of governance by making it more representative and democratically accountable.
The government has decided to enhance financial power of the heads of various departments and field level officials to expedite the decision-making process and execution of the projects under development and revenue budget.