Archive for April 28th, 2014

Abduction, forced disappearance contrary to democracy: Suranjit

Abduction, forced disappearance contrary to democracy: Suranjit

Observing that the law and order situation is a big challenge for the government, senior Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta on Monday said the incidents of forced disappearance and abduction have crossed the limit…

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Train communications resume on Bangabandhu Bridge

Train communications resume on Bangabandhu Bridge

New Age Online Train communications between the capital Dhaka and other parts across the Jamuna river resumed this afternoon as authorities righted 9 derailed coaches of the Drutajan Express, bound for Dinajpur, on the Bangabandhu Bridge. Bangladesh Railway officials said, after salvaging the passenger coaches that veered off the tracks last night (Sunday), they had to repair slippers before allowing […]

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National
HC judge declines to hear writ

HC judge declines to hear writ

A High Court bench on Monday declined to hear a writ petition filed by six green campaigners seeking directive on the government to stop construction in the Dhanmondi playground in the capital.

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Voters’ roll update begins May 15

Voters’ roll update begins May 15

The Election Commission is starting its voters’ roll updates in a staggered manner from May 5 to enroll some 4.6 million fresh voters from across the country.

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US to levy new Russia sanctions Monday: Obama

US to levy new Russia sanctions Monday: Obama

Seeking to ratchet up pressure on Vladimir Putin, President Barack Obama said the United States will levy new sanctions Monday on Russian individuals and companies in retaliation for Moscow’s alleged provocations in Ukraine.

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Other World News
Some Rana Plaza victims not compensated

Some Rana Plaza victims not compensated

Some victims of Bangladesh’s worst industrial disaster said Monday they have still not received promised compensation, days after a deadline for payments from a multi-million dollar fund backed by Western retailers.

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Mahmudur Rahman indicted in corruption case

Mahmudur Rahman indicted in corruption case

Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-3 on Monday framed a charge against the Daily Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman in a case for concealing his wealth status before the Anti-Corruption Commission.

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United movement needed to resist ‘barbaric’ govt: BNP

United movement needed to resist ‘barbaric’ govt: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday called for building unity to wage an irresistible movement against what it termed the ‘barbaric’ government to make them stop killings, enforced disappearances and filing false cases…

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Jurgensen quits as Bangladesh coach

Jurgensen quits as Bangladesh coach

The head coach of Bangladesh cricket team Shane Jurgensen resigned on Monday, officials confirmed.

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Consider migrants as persons, PM urges world leaders

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the world leaders to include the migration issue in the post-2015 development agenda with due importance and view every migrant as a ‘human person’ instead of only a factor of production…

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Maiden Ticfa meeting begins

The first-ever meeting under the Trade and Investment Cooperation Framework Agreement (Ticfa) between Dhaka and Washington begins in Dhaka on Monday morning, UNB reported…

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Egypt Brotherhood chief among 683 sentenced to death

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 682 other alleged Islamists to death, a lawyer and prosecutor said…

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
Bangladeshis to be deported after May 16: Modi

Bangladeshis to be deported after May 16: Modi

Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has said that after May 16, all ‘illegal Bangladeshi’ will be forced to leave India…

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Nine coaches of Drutajan Express derailed on the Bangabandhu Bridge Sunday night.

TRAIN DERAILMENT : 5 coaches back on track on Bangabandhu Bridge

Nine coaches out of 13 of a Dinajpur-bound intercity train ‘Drutajan Express’ were derailed on the Bangabandhu Bridge Sunday night…

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Kerry says Israel risks becoming ‘apartheid’ state

Kerry says Israel risks becoming ‘apartheid’ state

US Secretary of State John Kerry told a group of senior international officials that Israel risks becoming an “apartheid” state if it does not make peace soon, a US news website reported…

Nor’wester kills 12 in Netrakona, Sunamganj

At least 12 people, including four members of a family, were killed and over 45 others injured as a Nor’wester lashed four upazilas of Netrakona and five upazilas of Sunamganj district on Sunday night, UNB reported…

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Probe finds Abdul Jabbar war criminal

The investigation agency of International Crimes Tribunal on Monday said they have found credible war crimes evidences against former Jatiya Party lawmaker M Abdul Jabbar of Mathbaria under Pirojpur district…

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Body formed to probe Bangabandhu Bridge derailment

The railway ministry has formed a 4-member inquiry committee early Monday, headed by ADGI Amjad Hossain, to ascertain the reason behind the Sunday night’s train accident on the Bangabandhu Bridge, according to the ministry sources, UNB reported…

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Noakhali CPB leader’s body found

Police recovered slaughtered body of a local CPB leader in Noakhali from Alamin Bazar area under Subarnochar upazila on Sunday night…

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Drutajan Express derails on Bangabandhu Bridge

Nine bogies out of 13 of a Dinajpur-bound intercity train ‘Drutajan Express’ were derailed on the Bangabandhu Bridge Sunday night…

April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

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