Archive for April 21st, 2014

Panel formed to probe attack on journos by interns at RMCH

Panel formed to probe attack on journos by interns at RMCH

Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) authorities on Monday formed a seven-member panel to probe Sunday night’s attack on journalists by interns at the hospital that left 10 of them injured…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Govt will be tough against striking doctors, says health minister

Govt will be tough against striking doctors, says health minister

Health and family welfare minister Mohammad Nasim said the government will take action against doctors who resort to unjustified strikes causing sufferings to patients…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Four JMB snatchers placed on 10-day remand

A court in Mymensingh on Monday placed four members of Jama’at-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on a 10-day remand in connection with the snatching of three convicted JMB militants from a prison van in Trishal upazila killing a policeman…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National
BNP’s long march an anti-Indian stunt: Suranjit

BNP’s long march an anti-Indian stunt: Suranjit

Senior Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta on Monday said BNP is going to organise a long-march programme towards the Teesta Barrage amid the sultry weather of Baishakh only to sow its anti-Indian stance…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Interns at Mitford Hospital on strike

Interns at Mitford Hospital on strike

The interns of Sir Salimullah Medical College (Mitford) Hospital went on an indefinite strike on Monday following a case filed the Ekushey Television (ETV) authorities against its director and four interns for alleged assault on some journalists.

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National
TIB for setting up of Garment Sector Governance Authority

TIB for setting up of Garment Sector Governance Authority

The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has recommended setting up a ‘Garment Sector Governance Authority’ to coordinate governance initiatives of multiplicity of actors and to ensure transparency and accountability in the garment sector…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National
No politics over Teesta march: BNP to govt

No politics over Teesta march: BNP to govt

Claiming their Tuesday’s long march towards Teesta Barrage in Nilphamari a programme for protecting the national interest, BNP on Monday called upon the government not to do politics over it…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
No anarchy over long march to be tolerated: Asaduzzaman

No anarchy over long march to be tolerated: Asaduzzaman

State minister for home affairs Asaduzzaman Khan on Monday warned that stern actions will be taken against those who will try to create anarchy in the country in the name of any long march…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Mother among 3 to hang for killing son in Bagerhat

Mother among 3 to hang for killing son in Bagerhat

A court in Bagerhat on Monday convicted three people including a mother and sentenced them to death for killing her son in a planned way in 2005…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National
WAR CRIMES TRIAL: Witness says he knew Qaisar

WAR CRIMES TRIAL: Witness says he knew Qaisar

Prosecution witness Shah Hasan Ali alias Phul Mia on Monday told the International Crimes Tribunal-2 that he knew war crimes accused Syed Md Qaisar since 1970-71…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Suicide bomber kills 10 in central Iraq

A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle rigged with explosives at a police checkpoint in central Iraq on Monday, killing 10 people, an officer and a medical source said…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National
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Most Bangladesh factory survivors still too sick to work: survey

Most survivors of the Bangladesh factory collapse that killed 1,138 garment workers are still too traumatised or injured to work 12 months after the tragedy, a survey released Monday said…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Committee formed to ease govt recruitment

The cabinet on Monday formed a committee under the cabinet secretary to simplify the government’s recruitment process. Presiding over the weekly cabinet meeting at the secretariat, prime minister Sheikh Hasina underlined the need for expediting the recruitment process and creating…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National
15 injured in Jamaat-police clash in Natore

15 injured in Jamaat-police clash in Natore

At least 15 activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir were injured during a clash with police at Harishpur Bazar area of Natore district on Monday…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Canadians rally to legalize marijuana

Canadians rally to legalize marijuana

Several thousand people came out in Canada’s biggest cities on Sunday to call for the legalization of marijuana — a yearly protest that happens…

10 journos injured by RMCH interns

10 journos injured by RMCH interns

At least 10 local journalists on Sunday night sustained injuries in an attack allegedly by intern doctors at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital while they were on duty to cover the incident of a clash between doctors and relatives of a patient who died in the hospital…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National

GRAFT CASES : Court allocates time to Khaleda

Special Judge’s Court-3 on Monday granted time petition to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in connection with two graft cases. Judge Basudev Roy set May 21 for testifying…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · National
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Guides, climbers cancel Everest expeditions after tragedy

Distraught Nepalese guides and climbers cancelled expeditions on Mount Everest Monday after at least 13 colleagues died in an avalanche, as anger mounted at poor payments for sherpas who take huge…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
MH370 scrutiny on Malaysia deals wild card in Anwar case

MH370 scrutiny on Malaysia deals wild card in Anwar case

The intense global scrutiny brought upon Malaysia’s government over the fate of flight MH370 has tossed a wild card into its controversial efforts to send opposition…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
South Korea ferry debacle ‘tantamount to murder’

South Korea ferry debacle ‘tantamount to murder’

South Korean president Park Geun-Hye said Monday that the behaviour of the captain and crew of the ferry that capsized five days ago with 476 people on board was…

April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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