Archive for April 16th, 2014

Quamrul Islam

Quamrul wants to debate with BNP leaders over Tarique claim

New Age Online Accusing the BNP leaders of resorting to lies along with its senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, food minister Quamrul Islam threw a challenge on Wednesday to engage in debate over Tarique’s recent remarks about the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, UNB reported. ‘If you (BNP leaders) have any documents, you can come up to any TV channel […]

April 16, 2014 · 1 comment · National, Politics
BIRDEM doctors withdraw strike

BIRDEM doctors withdraw strike

Agitating doctors of Bangladesh Institute of Research & Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM) Hospital called off their strike on Wednesday afternoon after withdrawal of the police official allegedly involved in the Sunday night’s BIRDEM incident…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Bela chief’s husband abducted in Narayanganj

Bela chief’s husband abducted in Narayanganj

Miscreants abducted the husband of Syeda Rizwana Hasan, chief executive of Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers’ Association (Bela), from Fatulla area on Dhaka-Narayanganj link road on Wednesday…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Home boss unaware about ‘ISI agent’s arrest by RAW members’

State minister for home Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said he knows nothing about the arrest of an agent of Pakistan’s intelligence agency by Indian RAW members in Dhaka…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National
BNP demands govt explanation on RAW taking away ISI agent from Dhaka

BNP demands govt explanation on RAW taking away ISI agent from Dhaka

BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Wednesday asked the government to explain its position with regard to the news reports that a Pakistan intelligence agent was taken away from Dhaka by his Indian counterparts…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
HC issues rule on govt on medical service regulation, monitoring

HC issues rule on govt on medical service regulation, monitoring

The High Court on Wednesday asked the authorities to explain why they would not be directed to implement the provisions of the Medical Practice and private clinics and laboratories (Regulation) Ordinance 1982, which was amended in 1984, to regulate medical practice and functioning of private clinics and laboratories.

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Detained BNP leader Mosharraf hospitalised

Detained BNP leader Mosharraf hospitalised

BNP standing committee member Khandker Mosharraf Hossain was shifted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Wednesday morning from Kashimpur Jail as he fell sick…

April 16, 2014 · 1 comment · National, Politics
2 missing varsity students’ bodies recovered at St Martin’s

2 missing varsity students’ bodies recovered at St Martin’s

The body of a missing student, out of four, of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Dhaka, was found in the bay in the Saint Martin’s Island here on Wednesday morning, reports UNB…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Prosecution ends arguments against Khokon in war crimes trial

Prosecution ends arguments against Khokon in war crimes trial

The prosecution on Wednesday concluded its closing arguments against absconding war crimes accused Zahid Hossain alias Khokon Razakar and sought death penalty for him. ‘We have been able to prove all the charges against the accused beyond…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Passenger train derails in Assam, over 50 injured

Passenger train derails in Assam, over 50 injured

Ten coaches of the 15666 BG Express derailed at Ajuri station near Morigaon in central Assam early on Wednesday and over 50 passengers were injured, police said…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Collapsed Rana Plaza. New Age file photo

RANA PLAZA COLLAPSE: 53 Savar victims’ families get money

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday handed over cheques of financial assistance from her Relief and Welfare Fund to the families of more 53 persons killed by the deadliest building collapse in the history, at Savar on the outskirts of the capital…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Teesta issue intensify as BNP holding long march on Apr 22

Teesta issue intensify as BNP holding long march on Apr 22

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party declared a two-day ‘long march’ from Dhaka to the Teesta Barrage on April 22 demanding Bangladesh’s rightful share of the water of the Teesta river…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Sayedee’s appeal verdict any day

Sayedee’s appeal verdict any day

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the pronouncement of its verdict for any day in the two appeals filed by both the defence and the prosecution teams in the war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami nayeb-e-amir Delwar Hossain Sayedee…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Putin warns Ukraine on brink of civil war

Russian leader Vladimir Putin warned that Ukraine is on the verge of civil war, the Kremlin said Wednesday, after the Kiev government sent in troops against pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country…

4 killed in Shibganj road crash

Four people were killed and seven others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a human-hauler on the Chapainawabganj-Sonamosjid Road in Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj on Tuesday night, police said…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Two dead, 368 rescued from capsized S. Korea ferry

Two bodies have been recovered and 368 people rescued from a South Korean ferry that capsized at sea Wednesday with 477 passengers and crew on board, a senior government official said…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

6 burnt to death in India bus fire

At least six persons were burnt to death when a private bus caught fire after a technical snag at Metikurki village in Hiriyur taluk of Chitradurga district in the early hours of Wednesday…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Riazul Haque Khan Milky

MILKY MURDER: RAB presses charges against 12

The Rapid Action Battalion on Tuesday submitted the charge sheet in the Riazul Haque Khan Milky murder case accusing 12 people, mostly Juba League men, and dropping at least two leaders of Awami League and its youth front, who were named in the first information report…

BIRDEM doctors on indefinite strike

BIRDEM doctors on indefinite strike

Physicians at Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders Hospital went on work abstention for indefinite time from Tuesday protesting assault on colleagues by relatives of a patient…

April 16, 2014 · 2 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Pay Commission to advise lowering voluntary retirement age

The national Pay Commission is going to recommend that the optional retirement age for public servants should be brought down to 20 years from the existing 25 years, a provision mainly exercised on political considerations in public service…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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