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Khaleda to appear before
jamunanews: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will appear before a Dhaka Special Judges Court today in connection with Zia Orphanage Trust graft and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases.
Confirming about her appearance, Shairul Kabir Khan, an official of the BNP chairperson’s press wing, told daily sun that the BNP chief would reach the court around
Khaleda will appear before the makeshift court of Judge
DrMd Aktaruzzman of the Dhaka Special Judges Court-5 set up atthe parade ground of Dhaka Central Jail Directorate in Bakshibazar in the capital.
Earlier on June 22, Khaleda Zia appeared before the court in connection with the two graft cases filed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
In 2008, the ACC filed the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case for embezzlement of over Tk 2.1 crore by forming a “fake” trust which existed only on paper.
The anti-graft watchdog filed another case in 2011, accusing four persons, including Khaleda Zia, on charges of abusing power in setting up Zia Charitable Trust.
RAJUK demolishing Moudud's
jamuna news: Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) today has begun demolishing the former residence of BNP leader Moudud Ahmed, at Gulshan of the capital.
Rajuk workers began work on the house at 159 Gulshan Avenue at 9:00
am .Confirming the news, Abu Bakar Siddique, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Gulshan Police Station said.
Moudud Ahmed was evicted from the residence on June 7 after a Supreme Court order.
On June 4, the apex court dismissed three petitions filed seeking review of its verdict scrapping a High Court judgment that ordered the authorities to mutate the Gulshan land and residence.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on December 17, 2013, lodged a case with Gulshan Police Station against Moudud and his brother Monzur on the charge of grabbing the "abandoned public land".
According to the case statement, Moudud and his brother grabbed the land of around one bigha and 13
kathasbetween 1978 and 2006.
The land was enlisted as the government's abandoned land in 1972 after Pakistani couple Mohammad Ehsan and Inge Maria
Flatzleft the country before 1972.
Ehsan received the possession of the land in 1961 from now-defunct DIT [now Rajuk]. The land was transferred to Flatz in 1965.
Moudud falsely showed that
Flatzissued a power of attorney in favour of him on August 2, 1973.
Moudud grabbed the land and its
establishment,and started living there showing him as a tenant of Flatz.
But the ACC investigation found no record that says she visited Bangladesh after the independence of the country.
4 killed in Sirajganj road
jamunanews: Four people were killed and five others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus at Raihati in Raiganj Upazila of Sirajganj early today.
The incident occurred on Dhaka-Bogra highway at 1 am. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.
Officer-in-charge of Hatikumrul highway police station Abdul Quader said a Dhaka-bound bus ‘Dhansiri Paribahan’ collided with a microbus, leaving three passengers of the microbus dead on the spot. Another bus passenger died on the way to the hospital.
The injured were admitted to hospital.
X-plane: NASA's quieter
jamuna news desk: In a major step towards building an actual X-plane, NASA has completed the preliminary design review of its Quiet Supersonic Transport or QueSST aircraft design.
QueSST is the initial design stage of the agency's planned Low Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) experimental airplane, otherwise known as an X-plane, NASA said in a statement on Tuesday.
Senior experts and engineers from across the agency and the Lockheed Martin Corporation concluded that the QueSST design is capable of fulfilling the LBFD aircraft's mission objectives, which are to fly at supersonic speeds, but create a soft "thump" instead of the disruptive sonic boom associated with
"Managing a project like this is all about moving from one milestone to the next," said David Richwine, Manager, NASA's Commercial Supersonic Technology Project.
"Our strong partnership with Lockheed Martin helped get us to this point. We're now one step closer to building an actual X-plane," Richwine added.
Flight testing of an LBFD X-plane could begin as early as 2021, NASA said.
The LBFD X-plane will be flown over communities to collect data necessary for regulators to enable supersonic flight over land in the US and elsewhere in the world.
NASA partnered with lead contractor Lockheed Martin in February 2016 for the QueSST preliminary design.
After the success of completing the preliminary design review of the QueSST aircraft design, NASA's project team would start the process of soliciting proposals later this year and awarding a contract early next year to build the piloted, single-engine X-plane.
The acquisition for the LBFD X-plane contract will be fully open and competitive, with the QueSST preliminary design data being made available to qualified bidders, the statement added.
How to wear statement sleeves
jamuna lifestyle desk: This season, it's all about statement sleeves. From Sonakshi Sinha to Alia Bhatt, everyone's sporting this trend. And, this trend can actually make your arms look thin too as the flowy and big silhouettes give an illusion of slimmer and toned arms.
To get it right, we got in touch with Tanvi Malik, CEO and Co-Founder of FabAlley to highlight few styling tips to work the statement sleeves:
These can be either long or short as they flare toward the bottom hem. They help balance out a bulky upper body and are also great for shrinking shoulders that are broad. Opt for narrow silhouettes such as pencil skirts or jeggings to balance out the overall proportion of your bell sleeve top.
The Bishop Sleeve is a large sleeve which is fuller at the bottom than the top and gathered at the cuff. It gives a bohemian look to an outfit and is used for dramatic effect. It looks best on a flowy relaxed outfit like a shift dress.
Loose short sleeves that resemble a box are referred to as boxy sleeves. The proportions of a boxy top with loose sleeves will help to create the appearance of thinner arms by comparison. Boxy sleeves look best when paired with shorts or mini-skirts.
Cap sleeves are very short in length and they cover only the shoulder and do not enlarge at the armpit level. They are worn to give a sleeveless look while balancing out broad shoulders. They look best on maxi dresses as they balance out the shoulders and the long silhouette gives an overall svelte look.
Borrowed from the traditional Japanese garment, Kimono sleeves have a wide sloping shape. As the name suggests, it is worn to give a kimono or cape type effect to an outfit. It helps
balancingout heavy upper body and arms. Kimono gives a heavy upper body look, thus it should be paired with fitted jeans.
3 of a family electrocuted
jamuna news: Three members of a family including a five-year-old girl died from electrocution at their Lalbagh house in Dhaka on Monday morning.
The deceased are Shirin Begum, 30, her daughter Afrin, 5, and mother-in-law, Amena Begum, 55.
Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) pronounced them dead around
11:30amafter the victims were rushed there, Sub-Inspector (SI) BacchuMia, in-charge of DMCH police camp, told The Daily Star.
Following a transformer blast, the trio came in contact with a snapped electric cable on the first floor of a tin-shed house in Islambagh area, medical sources said.
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