Archive for April 10th, 2014

Tarique ISI agent, nation will dump him: Minister

Tarique ISI agent, nation will dump him: Minister

Taking a swipe at BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman for his ‘distorted version’ of history, railways minister M Mujibul Hoque on Thursday said in parliament that the nation would dump him the way a parent disown his ill-behaved son…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Politics
Bangladesh forex reserve crosses $ 20 billion

Bangladesh forex reserve crosses $ 20 billion

For the first time in the history of Bangladesh, the foreign exchange reserve crossed US$ 20 billion mark on Thursday with $20.03 billion…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Business
PM for building youth community as skilled workforce

PM for building youth community as skilled workforce

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday put emphasis on building the country’s huge youth community as a skilled workforce…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Politics
Tampering with history to turn unpleasant for Khaleda, Tarique

Tampering with history to turn unpleasant for Khaleda, Tarique

Awami League publicity secretary Hasan Mahmud on Thursday said the consequence of sheer denial and tampering with the history of the country’s appearance…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Politics
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City shop fire injures 9

Nine people were injured, four critically, as a fire broke out in a hardware shop at the city’s Tejturi Bazar on Thursday afternoon.

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · National
IO testified against Mir Quasem Ali

IO testified against Mir Quasem Ali

War crimes investigator Md Nurul Islam on Thursday testified against war crimes accused Mir Quasem Ali. Testifying as the 24th and the last prosecution witness, Nurul told the International Crimes Tribunal-2 that he had begun…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Postponed HSC exam rescheduled for June 8

Postponed HSC exam rescheduled for June 8

The HSC English second paper examination under Dhaka Board which was postponed on Wednesday night following alleged question paper leakage will be held…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · National
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Dhaka seeks int’l support on Rohingya issue

Bangladesh has sought cooperation of the international community for the implementation of its National Strategy to address the issue of undocumented Myanmar…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Road march seeking Teesta water concludes today

Road march seeking Teesta water concludes today

The road march to Teesta barrage enters into the concluding day today as the marchers left Rangpur this morning for…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · National
HRW responds to ICT contempt notice

HRW responds to ICT contempt notice

New York-based international human rights organization, Human Rights Watch, on Thursday submitted their reply to the notice issued by the International Crimes Tribunal – 1 for commenting on the trial of…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · National
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Mahmuda gets permanent bail

Dhaka District and Sessions Judge’s Court on Thursday granted permanent bail to Tazreen Fashions chairman…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · National
This handout photo taken on April 7, 2014 and released on April 9, 2014 by Australian Defence shows Communications and Information Systems, Seaman Georgina Brooks signaling HMAS Success for a replishement at sea (RAS) on the starboard bridge wing of HMAS Perth while searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Two fresh signals have been picked up Australian ship Ocean Shield in the search for missing Malaysian flight MH370, raising hopes that wreckage will be found within days even as black box batteries start to expire. – AFP photo

Hunt for MH370 closes in on ‘final resting place’

The hunt for more black box “pings” from missing Malaysian airliner MH370 narrowed Thursday to a specific patch of remote ocean after the logging of fresh signals raised hopes wreckage…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Jamaat activist killed in clash with AL men in Sirajganj

Jamaat activist killed in clash with AL men in Sirajganj

A local activist of Jamaat-e-Islami was killed and 13 other people were injured in a clash between Awami League (AL) men and them at Chardhuligari village in Belkuchi upazila…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · National

One killed in city ‘shootout’

A suspected robber was killed in a gunfight between police and bandits in the city’s Badda area early Thursday…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Indian residents wait outside a polling station booth in the village of Tigaon some 20kms from Faridabad on April 10, during the third stage of voting for national elections in the northern state of Haryana. India's upstart anti-graft party faced a key test as the national capital voted in the first major phase of the country's marathon general elections. – AFP photo

Indian general election third phase begins

The first major round of polling in 91 constituencies across the 11 states and three union territories began on Thursday in what is technically the third phase of the 16th Lok Sabha elections…

April 10, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

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