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Stern action if polling officials found biased: EC

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MNA National Desk: The Election Commission today warned the election officers of punitive action if any allegations of bias were raised against them during the 11th parliamentary election. “If any allegations of bias are raised against any of the election officers in the election and those are proved through investigations, the commission will take punitive action,” said Election Commissioner Brig Gen (retd) Shahadat Hossain Chowdhury. “Neutrality is very important for this election,” he added. Shahadat was speaking at a training programme for the field-level election officers at Dhaka’s Nirbachan Bhaban this morning.

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Soldiers, police facing action over killings of Rohingyas

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MNA Exclusive Desk: Action will be taken against 10 members of Myanmar’s security forces in connection with the killing of captured Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, a government spokesman said on Sunday, adding it was not related to a Reuters report on the incident. Reuters on Friday published a report laying out events that led up to the killing of 10 Rohingya men in the northern Rakhine village of Inn Din who were buried in a mass grave after being hacked to death or shot by Buddhist neighbours and soldiers. A Myanmar government spokesman, Zaw Htay, said that “action according ...

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ACC seeks action against 97 teachers

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MNA National Desk: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has recommended that the cabinet division take punitive action against 97 teachers of 8 educational institutions in Dhaka for making money through private coaching centres for decades. The ACC sent a letter to the cabinet division in this regard on Sunday, ACC deputy director (public relations) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told on Monday. Of the 97 teachers, 36 are from Ideal School and College, 24 from Motijheel Model High School and College, seven from Dhaka Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, five from RAJUK Uttara Model College, 12 from Motijheel Government Boys High School, four ...

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EC to take action against NID corruption

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MNA National Desk: The Election Commission (EC) is prepared to take tough action against any irregularity, harassment and financial corruption involved in national identification services. The National Identity Registration Wing has issued a stern missive to regional, district and Upazila election officials, warning that they are ready to take harsh legal action against any proven case of corruption. NID Registration Wing Director General Brig Gen Mohammed Saidul Islam sent the instructions to field workers on Nov 13 after receiving complaints and recommendations regarding irregularities and corruption from the Prime Minister’s Office. The EC NID Wing issued its ‘NID Issue, Corrections ...

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Actions against officials responsible for textbook errors

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MNA National Desk: Nurul Islam Nahid, Educational Minister, on Tuesday warned that actions will be taken against the officials responsible for the errors in the school textbooks. “The Education Ministry has already formed a probe committee over the errors and two NCTB officials had been made OSD over the mistakes following primary investigation,” said the minister at a press briefing. The press conference held after the NCTB came under criticism for a number of mistakes in this year’s textbooks while removal and addition of some poems and stories have also given birth to debates. Nahid requested the reporters not to ...

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RAB released a list of 260 missing people

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MNA Editorial Desk: The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has released a list of 260 people missing from numerous parts of Bangladesh in present times. The government had been collecting information on youths reported missing for some time. However, the five gunmen who attacked an upscale cafe in Dhaka on July 1 and killed 20 hostages had been missing for several months, according to their families. One of the Sholakia attackers had also been missing for the past four months. Law enforcement agencies had exposed the names of 10 other missing youths. Apart from that list, fresh information is still reaching ...

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RAB identified four suspects from CCTV footage

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MNA Editorial Desk: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Tuesday said that it has recognized four suspects including one woman and three men from CCTV footage who might have been linked in the Holey Artisan Bakery attack on 1 July. The RAB recognized the four people after inspecting a CCTV video footage. The video footage shows that the four people were speaking to each other in a group and walking on a road in front of the Holey Artisan restaurant on the night. Mohammad Mufti Mahmood, RAB director (legal and media wing) told to media that, the suspects were identified through ...

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