Archive for April 20th, 2014

US wants to see stable, democratic Bangladesh: Keshap

The United States (US) wants to see a bright, prosperous, stable, democratic Bangladesh with the participation of all people, said a US official here on Sunday…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Bangladesh sets example on disaster management: Ban Ki-moon

Bangladesh sets example on disaster management: Ban Ki-moon

United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has said Bangladesh sets an example on disaster preparedness and management in the world…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Chief Justice’s mother dies

Asia Akhter Khatun, the mother of Chief Justice Md Muzammel Hossain, died of old-age complications on Sunday. She was 95. Asia Akhter breathed her last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital at about 5:00pm…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National
HC decision on Khaleda’s pleas posted for Wednesday

HC decision on Khaleda’s pleas posted for Wednesday

The High Court on Sunday posted for April 23 the pronouncement of its order on the two petitions filed by Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking cancellation of the orders of her recent indictment in Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust corruption cases…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Syed Haider Ali given charge of chief prosecutor

Syed Haider Ali given charge of chief prosecutor

Senior prosecutor Syed Haider Ali on Sunday was appointed as the chief prosecutor in-charge. The ministry for law, judiciary and parliament affairs in a circular appointed Haider as the chief prosecutor in-charge…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Obstructers of Long March are ‘mass enemy’: Rizvi

Obstructers of Long March are ‘mass enemy’: Rizvi

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday said those who will obstruct its long march towards Teesta River barrage will be considered as ‘mass enemy’…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Assign females to examine rape victims: HC

Assign females to examine rape victims: HC

The High Court on Sunday warned the authorities not to engage male physicians and staffs in determining age of rape victims when they get admitted to the medical college hospitals or general hospitals across…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National
This Oct. 9, 2003, file photo shows John C. Houbolt explaining the size of different rockets required to launch various methods for landing on the moon at Grainger Engineering Library in Urbana, Ill. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95. Houbolt's family confirmed his death Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at a Maine nursing home of complications from Parkinson's disease. – AP photo

Engineer vital to 1969 moon landing dies

John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA’s successful moon landing in 1969, has…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · International
Palestinian rock throwers arrested at holy site

Palestinian rock throwers arrested at holy site

Israeli police say they entered the compound at Jerusalem’s holiest site to disperse Palestinians who were throwing rocks. Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police arrested 16 masked Palestinians who threw rocks and firecrackers as the site was…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Khaleda Zia asks top court to halt trial

Bangladesh’s opposition leader Khaleda Zia was set on Sunday to learn whether she would stand trial on charges of embezzling more than $650,000, in a case that could…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National

HC relieves Gayeswar of contempt charge

The High Court on Sunday relieved BNP standing committee member Gayeswar Chandra Roy of the contempt proceedings brought against him for his remark that ‘all courts…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Gayeshwar, Aman denied bail, Abbas gets it

A Metropolitan Magistrate’s court in Dhaka on Sunday granted bail to Mirza Abbas, while it rejected bail petitions to Amanullah Aman and Gayeshwar Chandra Roy…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National
File photo shows doctors of BIRDEM Hospital form a human chain at Shahbgah after declaring their work abstention in protest at attack on their fellow on April 16, 2014. — New Age photo

BIRDEM sues police officer over attack on physicians

Authorities of BIRDEM hospital on Sunday filed a case against four people including additional superintendent of Dhaka Metropolitan Police ABM Masud Hossain over instigating the attack on three doctors and vandalising hospital properties following…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Gold smuggling thru’ Ctg airport rising

Although the Customs authorities have busted several large consignments of smuggled gold at the Shah Amanat International Airport over the last one and half years, its covert imports and exports have been escalating day by day, according…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National

42 dead in Pakistan road accident

At least 42 people were killed and 17 wounded in southern Pakistan Sunday when a bus travelling to Karachi collided with a tractor pulling…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

6 BGB men hurt in Kushtia road crash

At least six members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were injured in a road accident at Kanabil intersection in the district town early…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National
South Korean relatives of missing passengers of a capsized ferry react as police block them during a street protest condemning the government's rescue operations in Jindo early on April 20, 2014. Divers on April 20 recovered 10 more bodies from the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, the coastguard said. – AFP photo

First bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry

Divers retrieved 16 bodies Sunday from inside the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, opening a grim new chapter in the search…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National

3 boys rescued in Chapainawabganj while being trafficked to India

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Saturday rescued three boys from Poladanga border in Bholahat upazila while they were being trafficked…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Singer Bashir Ahmed passes away

Legendry singer Bashir Ahmed died at his Mohammadpur residence in the city on Saturday night. He was…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Money, middlemen play at land offices

People need to pay more for services in time Mahamudul Hasan People seeking services from land offices have no other option but to pay money to middlemen the offices are infested with and land officials to get jobs done in time. The middlemen with the connivance of land officials and other members on the staff, a New Age investigation finds, […]

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Advertisement