Ross Wilkinson, of the Village of Liberty Park, gives stage direction to his cast in the picnic pavilion at Odell Recreation Center. Wilkinson wrote “Curve Appeal in The Villages,” an original play for The Villages Theater Company, which plans to release a virtual production of the show.
Dana Morton and Ryan Cummins with Escambia County’s Natural Resources Management Department are on a boat along Bayou Chico working on a nutrient reduction project funded by penalties from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Bayou Chico is one of Escambia County’s three urban bayous that flow into Pensacola Bay.
In South Korea, that struggle has become uniquely personal. “I don’t think this reflects a lack of respect for privacy in South Korea,” said Park Kyung-sin, a professor at Korea University School of Law and an expert on privacy. South Korea, an intensely connected country where nearly everyone totes a smartphone, has taken those efforts a step beyond. In South Korea, doxxing — digging up and publishing malicious personal information — had already been a growing problem, often cited in the recent suicides of K-pop stars. Even Kim Dong-hyun and his friends said they understood why the information had to be gathered and disclosed.
September 20, 2020 09:33 UTC
A virtual appellate bench headed by Justice Muhammad Imman Ali passed the order on Sunday, dismissing the state's appeal against the High Court order staying the proceedings. Additional Attorney General Momtaz Uddin Fakir appeared for the state while Barrister Mahbub Uddin Khokon represented Khaleda at the hearing. Earlier, the top court put a freeze on eight cases of violence and sabotage on Aug 17 and 23. In 2017, the High Court suspended the proceedings in three cases of violence and sabotage started in 2015 while challenging their validity. The case was later suspended by the High Court in 2017 after Khaleda filed a petition challenging its legality.
September 20, 2020 09:11 UTC
Sil needs a work permit to work in Bangladesh after he adopted the citizenship of Singapore. After his work permit expired in July, he sought an extension, but his application ran into complications. File Photo"Gono Bishwabidyalay submitted all necessary documents needed for my work permit extension. Sil will now have to submit the work permit documents to the Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore to secure an employment visa. Sil accepted the Singapore citizenship and dropped the Bangladesh citizenship after he joined Singapore Civil Service in 2002.
September 20, 2020 08:37 UTC
Eight units of the fire service were dispatched to Ahmed Tower on Kemal Ataturk Avenue after the incident was reported at 11:30 am Sunday, said Ershad Hossain, a fire service official. However, the authorities could not immediately determine the extent of the damage caused by the fire. The fire service subsequently smashed the glass windows on the floor." No casualties were reported in the incident although panic started spreading in the vicinity once the smoke became visible. A devastating fire had broken out at adjoining FR Tower in March 2019 that claimed the lives of 27 people.
September 20, 2020 08:15 UTC
File photo of Attorney General Mahbubey Alam CollectedMahbubey Alam was admitted to the CMH on September 4 after his Covid-19 test came back positiveAttorney General Mahbubey Alam, who is undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka, has recovered from Covid-19. Mahbubey Alam's wife Binta Mahbub confirmed the information on Sunday, and said that his physical condition has also improved. "He has recovered from Covid-19 and is doing better than before. Also read- Attorney General Mahbubey Alam taken to ICUBinta Mahbub also wished to express her gratitude to everyone including the prime minister, who has been in constant touch for updates on the health of the attorney general. Mahbubey Alam was admitted to the CMH on September 4 after his Covid-19 test came back positive.
September 20, 2020 07:52 UTC
Photo: BigstockHe was involved in corruption over recruitments of third and fourth class employees in the DGHS for a long timeRapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested a driver of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) over allegations of corruption. Commanding Officer of RAB 1 Lieutenant Colonel Shafi Ullah Bulbul confirmed the matter, saying that RAB had received various allegations against Malek over his involvement in criminal activities. ''We have received various allegations of criminal activities against him. He has been arrested on the basis of those allegations, and they are currently being verified,” he said. The RAB official added that Abdul Malek was involved in corruption over recruitments of third and fourth class employees in the DGHS for a long time.
September 20, 2020 07:30 UTC
A three-member Appellate Division bench, headed by Justice Muhammad Imman Ali, came up with the orders on Sunday after virtually hearing four separate petitions filed by the state seeking stay on the HC orders. Also Read- Government suspends Khaleda Zia's sentence for 6 more monthsEarlier on August 17, Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain headed Appellate Division bench upheld the High Court order that stayed trial proceedings in another four sabotage cases against Khaleda Zia. On September 15, the government suspended Khaleda Zia's sentences in two cases for six more months. On February 8, 2018, a special court convicted Khaleda and sentenced her to five years' imprisonment in the case. Later, the High Court extended Khaleda Zia's prison term in the graft case to 10 years.
September 20, 2020 07:18 UTC
A three-member probe committee has been formed to investigate the matterFive cops have been withdrawn over allegations of extorting money from a man by threatening to lodge a drug case against him in Habiganj. The driver of the motorbike said he could show them after bringing it from home and left the motorbike and Lutfur with police. However, the driver did not bring the papers and later that night police took Lutfur to the police station. He alleged that Shayestaganj OC Mozammel threatened to frame him in a narcotics case if he did not pay the money. A three-member probe committee has been formed after the complaint was filed on September 17.
September 20, 2020 07:07 UTC
Wali-ul-Maroof Matin CollectedHe breathed his last early morning on SundayFormer managing director of Chittagong Stock Exchange Wali-ul-Maroof Matin and the founder of Maslin Capital Limited has died of Covid-19. He passed away at the Labaid Hospital in Dhaka around 6:45am on Sunday, said spokesperson of Maslin Capital Sanjida Akter before adding that he was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. Maroof was tested positive for Covid-19 and underwent treatment at the Square Hospital in the capital. After eight days, he was discharged from the hospital. He was rushed to the Labaid Hospital early on Sunday as he felt unwell.
September 20, 2020 06:56 UTC
Poor people on longer-term stays are covered by Medicaid, which reimburses nursing homes at a much lower rate than Medicare. Nursing homes have faced acute staff shortages as the coronavirus has left employees sick or afraid to go in to work. Nursing homes routinely admit patients with dementia, Alzheimer’s or similar illnesses, and angry outbursts are common. The nursing home’s staff said Rivers, 87, had tossed aside her chair, scaring other residents, according to her daughter, Evon Smith, and a government-funded watchdog. But nursing homes frequently flout these rules, according to employees and state-funded ombudsmen who help oversee the industry.
September 20, 2020 06:22 UTC
Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove (File Photo)"The garment sector is passing through a tough time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first stimulus of Tk 50 billion was given to the export-oriented garment sector to pay their workers during the crisis. On Jul 24, Bangladesh Bank wrote to the chief executives of banks to provide loans to the owners to pay their workers. On Aug 20, the garment factory owners once again sought a loan to pay the workers' salaries for August, September and October. The readymade garment sector saw no growth in July and August, but the income still surpassed the target by 2 percent.
September 20, 2020 06:11 UTC
Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Abu Zafor Mohammad Kamruzzaman passed the order on Sunday as Abrar’s father Barkatullah, the case’s plaintiff, is sick, said Advocate Manzurul Alam. Also Read- Abrar Fahad Murder: Charges framed against 25 accusedHe was found dead on the staircase of the hall in the early hours of October 7 last year. On November 13, the Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) submitted a charge sheet before the court. On January 13 this year, the case was shifted to the Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court from Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court. On March 12, the murder case was moved to Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 after Abrar’s parents met the law minister and urged to shift the case to a speedy trial tribunal.
September 20, 2020 06:00 UTC