Archive for April 11th, 2014

15 crude bombs recovered from DU hall

Police in a drive recovered some 15 crude bombs from Surja Sen Hall of Dhaka University (DU) on Friday afternoon…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National

13 Pakistan militants die in fresh infighting

At least 13 militants were killed in a bombing and a gunfight in Pakistan’s restive tribal areas Friday, the latest clashes in almost a week of infighting between rival…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · International
Massive flames are seen devouring both vehicles just after the crash, and clouds of smoke billowed into the sky Thursday April 10, 2014 until firefighters had quenched the fire, leaving behind scorched black hulks of metal. The FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into the bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least nine were killed in the fiery crash, authorities said. – AP photo

Nine dead in road accident in California

A bus carrying students to tour a university in northern California crashed into a FedEx delivery truck, killing nine people Thursday, the university…

A cameraman walks in front of a home that was damaged by an earthquake in Nagarote, Nicaragua, late Thursday, April 10, 2014. A 6.1-magnitude earthquake damaged dozens of houses in western Nicaragua on Thursday, and authorities said some people were injured by falling ceilings, beams and walls. – AP photo

Nicaragua earthquake leaves one dead

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Nicaragua killed one person, left 33 injured and damaged more than 800 homes, the government…

Thai charity workers sift through the charred wreckage of a passenger van that crashed and caused fire in Ta Mai district of Chanthaburi province, eastern Thailand on Friday, April 11, 2014. The accident killed at least 9 passengers and injured 14 others, Thai media reported. – AP Photo

Nine Cambodians killed in Thai road accident

Nine Cambodians were killed Friday when a mini-bus carrying migrant workers returning home for the Buddhist New Year crashed and burst into flames in eastern…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
City slum catches fire

City slum catches fire

A fire broke out at a slum in the city’s Mirpur area on Friday afternoon…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National

3 firearms, 4 crude bombs recovered in Dhamrai

Police in a drive recovered three firearms and four crude bombs from a pick-up van on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway at Bathuli in Dhamrai upazila…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National

2 more Tejturi Bazar burn victims die at DMCH

Two more people, who suffered serious burn injuries in a fire incident at a hardware shop in the city’s Tejturi Bazar on Thursday afternoon, died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on Friday, raising the death…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National

11 killed in Gazipur in 24 hours

At least 11 people were either found dead or murdered in less than 24 hours till Thursday noon in Gazipur, the police said
The incidents took place at Sreepur, Kaliganj, Kaliakair and sadar in the district, the police…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page

Road march adopts Teesta declaration

The road march to Teesta Barrage ended on Thursday adopting a declaration vowing to continue the movement until Bangladesh received its rightful share of the trans-boundary river…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page

Hasina asks people not to be confused

Apparently referring to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman’s recent remarks against Bangabandhu, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday urged people not be confused with the motivated remarks of those who never wanted Bangladesh’s independence…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page

Tarique ‘fool’, ‘uneducated’, says Tofail

Senior Awami League members in parliament on Thursday demanded that sedition charges should be framed immediately against BNP leader Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page
Roadblocks to rescue

Roadblocks to rescue

Fire fighters and citizens of Dhaka tell Sadiqur Rahman how rescue operations are likely to be affected due to unplanned urbanisation and traffic congestion in most parts of Dhaka Despite being ill-equipped with fire-fighting tools and with a low workforce to cover the rapidly increasing population in Bangladesh, the efforts of the fire department of the country in times of […]

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · New Age Xtra
Mozena stresses women dev in Bangladesh

Mozena stresses women dev in Bangladesh

US ambassador Dan Mozena said on Thursday no nation can prosper if half of its population lag behind…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Without a trace…

Without a trace…

traceNearly two years have passed since Abrar, Labib and Saiara have been deprived of their father’s love. Mysterious disappearance of their father, M Ilias Ali, a central leader of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of a fateful evening, changed their lives…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · New Age Xtra
Lives lost in vain

Lives lost in vain

Killings at the Bangladeshi borders with India have become easier than bird hunting, as the numbers keep growing. Now, even civilians join the atrocities that have been indiscriminately practiced by the Indian Border Security Force time and again for years…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · New Age Xtra

HSC EXAM QUESTION LEAK: Ministry sets up probe body

The HSC English second paper examination under the Dhaka education board Board that was scheduled for Thursday will now be held on June 8. The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka on Wednesday postponed…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Tarique sued in Pabna for calling Bangabandhu illegal PM

A case was filed on Thursday against BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman for calling Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman illegal prime minister of Bangladesh.
KM Hasan Kabir Arif, assistant secretary of central Awami League sub-committee…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics
Served with poison

Served with poison

poisonAdulterated and substandard substance have flooded into food items so much that anyone can hardly imagine how vulnerable the state of public health has become across the country…

April 11, 2014 · 1 comment · New Age Xtra

ATTACKS ON MINORITIES IN 2001: HC asks govt to take action as judicial probe advised

The High Court on Thursday asked the government to take action in keeping with recommendation of a judicial inquiry commission’s report over attacks on minorities that had taken place across the country for 15 months after…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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