Archive for April 14th, 2014

Motorcyclist found dead in Rajshahi

Police on Monday morning recovered the dead body of a motorcyclist from a cropland in between Mohanpur and Tanor upazilas…

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2 varsity students drown in bay, 4 go missing

Four students of a private university in Dhaka went missing and two others died as they drowned in the bay in Saint Martin Island in…

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PM greets war-wounded freedom fighters with sweetmeats

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday greeted the war-wounded freedom fighters sending them sweetmeats and fruits on the occasion of Pahela Baishakh…

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Those who swoop on culture are all militants: Inu

Information minister Hasanul Haque Inu on Monday said those who swoop on the culture are all militants…

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7 killed in road crashes in 4 districts

Seven people were killed and 42 others injured in separate road accidents in Kishoreganj, Manikganj, Jaipurhat and Faridpur districts…

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Bank official crushed to death by train in Rajshahi

A bank official was killed as a train hit him at Charkhutar intersection level crossing under Rajpara police station in the city on…

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Nabo Barsho being celebrated

Nabo Barsho being celebrated

Shubho Nabo Barsho (Happy Bangla New Year)!! Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year 1421, is being celebrated today across the country amid great enthusiasm and joyful festivities…

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One held with 17 kg gold in city

Police arrested a man along with 17 kilograms of gold from the city’s Gabtali area on Monday…

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JSD leader gunned down in Kushtia

A local leader of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) was killed by assassins in Mirpur upazila of the district Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Ismail Hossain Panjer, 50, son of one Baker Ali of Poradah union in the same upazila. He was a former…

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Oil slick detected in MH370 search area: official

An oil slick has been detected in the Indian Ocean within the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 but has yet to be analysed, the Australian leading the operation…

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North Korea vows Seoul will pay ‘dear price’ for insults

North Korea on Monday warned South Korea it would pay a ‘dear price’ for recent criticisms of Pyongyang’s nuclear programme and political system, saying they violated…

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60 killed by suspected Islamists in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram Islamists on Sunday killed at least 60 people in Nigeria’s troubled northeastern Borno state close to the border with Cameroon, a local…

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Mini-sub to deploy ‘as soon as possible’ in MH370 search: official

An Australian vessel leading the hunt for missing Malaysian jet MH370 will deploy a mini-sub “as soon as possible”, the head of the search…

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The locomotive of a train mounts 
another train standing at Ullapara Railway Station in Sirajganj on 
Sunday, leaving two dead and 
50 others injured.
 — New Age photo

Negligence, lack of maintenance cause frequent train accidents

The loss of lives of at least three passengers in two more railway accidents in last six days which also left 45 others seriously injured raised fresh concerns over safety of train journeys…

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RAMNA BATAMUL BOMBING: 13 years on, trial yet to be completed

Trial of one of the two cases relating to the Ramna Batamul bombing during Bengali New Year celebrations on April 14, 2001 could be delayed by a few more months as the prosecution has recalled the investigator at the stage of argument as a sketch detailing the plot of the deadly attack was not exhibited during the deposition…

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IRRIGATION WATER SHORTAGE IN TBIP AREAS: Officials say boro cost up 15 times, study says 31 times

Lack of Teesta water for irrigation caused by India’s withdrawing water upstream the river has forced farmers growing boro on 1.1 lakh acres inthree northern districts under the Teesta Barrage irrigation project to spend 15 times more on irrigation, officials said…

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2 killed, 30 injured as trains collide

At least two passengers were killed and 30 others injured when the Dhaka-bound Ekota Express rammed the Lalmonirhat-bound Lalmoni Express standing on Ullapara station in Sirajganj district early Sunday…

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Khaleda challenges indictments

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Sunday challenged before the High Court her indictment in Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust corruption cases…

135 civilians killed in Nigeria attacks

Gunmen have killed 135 civilians in north east Nigeria since Wednesday, a senior official from the region has told the BBC.
Borno state senator Ahmed Zannah said the killings took place in at least three separate attacks in the state.

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Bangladesh producing more female doctors each year

The female students overwhelmingly outnumbered male students in the government medical colleges and the lone dental college in recent years, show the data of Directorate of Medical Education under the Health Services…

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