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Buried finally as Faridpur newborn loses battle for life

The newborn girl, who cried out just before being put into a grave early Thursday as she was declared dead at a Faridpur hospital midnight past Wednesday and flown to Dhaka by a helicopter Saturday evening, died at Square Hospital in the capital Sunday night, failing all the efforts to keep her alive…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Trailer operators start indefinite strike

Trailer operators went on a wildcat strike on Monday for an indefinite period, protesting at what they call harassment on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway by Roads and Highways Department…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

MP Rana’s bail declined

A Tangail court on Monday rejected a bail plea made by ruling party lawmaker of Tangail-3 constituency, Amanur Rahman Khan Rana, in freedom fighter Faruk Ahmed murder case…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

No anti-religious activity to be allowed: HM

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Monday told parliament that the government would not allow any antireligious activities in the name of religion in Bangladesh…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

3 luxurious illegal jeeps seized in Sylhet

Sylhet divisional office of the customs intelligence and investigation directorate seized three luxurious jeeps which were brought to Bangladesh under a duty-free facility for a shorter period but were being used unlawfully…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page

Shoe thrown at Rahul Gandhi during ‘Kisan Yatra’ in UP

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday faced ire from a local during a road show, reports Zee News.
A man hurled shoe at the Congress vice-president during a road show in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur. The shoe missed the mark…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Jewellery shop looted

Robbers looted gold ornaments and cash money from a jewellery shop at Jinjira here on Monday night.
Sub-inspector of Keraniganj model police station Shahadat Hossain said a gang of hoodlums swooped on ‘Gobinda Jewellers’ at Kalachand Market of Jinjira around 8:30pm…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Teesta rises alarmingly

The waters from upstream India and heavy rainfall caused the river Teesta to overflow alarmingly on Sunday further inundating the low lying char areas…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Modi hits out at Pakistan after Kashmir attack

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi criticised Pakistan on Saturday, accusing it of being an exporter of terrorism, and vowing to mount a global campaign to isolate it…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, South Asia

Deaths in road accidents: Quader shoulders responsibility

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader shouldering the responsibility for the deaths in road accidents told the parliament on Sunday that he was working on to stop the road accidents by identifying the causes…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Gulshan attack: Rakibul taken on remand

A metropolitan magistrate’s court in Dhaka on Sunday remanded extremism suspect Rakibul Hasan Rigan, arrested injured in July 26 police raid at Kalyanpur in Dhaka, in police custody for six days for interrogation on the July 1 Gulshan café attack…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Scope there to bring back Noor Chy: Anisul Huq

Despite constitutional obstructions in Canada, there is a scope to bring back convicted killer of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Noor Chowdhury from that country, said law minister Anisul Huq on Sunday…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Release of IS video footage from BD a conspiracy: Asaduzzaman

Denying the existing of Islamic State in Bangladesh, home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said the release of video footage by IS from Bangladesh is part of a conspiracy against the country…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Bus Rapid Transit Bill 2016 placed in JS

The Bus Rapid Transit Bill 2016 was placed in parliament on Sunday seeking introduction of a speedy and bus-based mass transport system in Dhaka and its neighbouring districts…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

River bank protection embankment collapses in Sirajganj

The river bank protection embankment of the Water Development Board collapsed at Pachkathuri under Sirajganj Sadar on Sunday despite the fact that the River Jamuna was now flowing under danger mark…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Man killed by ‘drug addict son’ at Sarishabari

An elderly man was killed allegedly by his drug-addict son at village Bausi Chandanpur under Sarishabari upazila in Jamalpur early Sunday…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

BSF kills another Bangladeshi youth

Another Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by the Border Security Force of India at Purba Char Karaibari frontier under Roumari upazila in Kurigram early Sunday…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Goods overloading on highway: Transport owners press govt to alter policy, cut fines

The transport owners have urged the government to change the Motor Vehicles’ Axle Load Control Centre Operation Policy 2012 and reduce the fines for overloading trucks, covered vans and trailers on the highways…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addresses a discussion meeting organised by Jatiyatabadi Ganatantrik Party at Dhaka Reporters’ Unity in the capital on Saturday. — New Age photo

Fakhrul calls for immediate general election

Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said they wanted an immediate general election under a neutral government, not a midterm election as it did not accept the election of January 5, 2014…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, Politics

Man killed by elephants

A man of an ethnic community was killed in an attack by a herd of wild elephants at Chhoto Gazni in Jhinaigati upazila on Friday night…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

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