Archive for April, 2014

Priyanka seeks to revive dynasty’s fortunes

Priyanka seeks to revive dynasty’s fortunes

As India’s ruling Congress heads for what could be its worst ever election defeat, Priyanka Gandhi, sister of lacklustre campaign leader Rahul Gandhi, has stepped up to lead a fightback by the political dynasty…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page

LABOUR WELFARE FUND : RMG owners reluctant to contribute: labour secy

Labour secretary Mikail Shipar on Tuesday said the owners of readymade garment factories were reluctant to contribute to the fund raised by the labour welfare foundation although law made it mandatory for them to do so…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

50 injured in Sunamganj villagers’ clash

At least 50 people were injured in two-hour clashes between residents of two villages at Chhatak in Sunamganj on Monday evening…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

3 killed, 10 hurt in 3 districts

At least two people were killed and one was found dead in three districts on Monday night and Tuesday.
New Age Sylhet correspondent reported that police recovered the body…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

MH370 SEARCHING : Bangladeshi searchers do not reject claim of spotting plane wreckage in bay

Bangladeshi defence officials concerned said on Tuesday that they would not reject Australian-based company GeoResonance’s claim that it sighted wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Bay of Bengal…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

SAAD KILLING AT BAU : Students launch indefinite strike on campus

Agitating students of Bangladesh Agricultural University on Tuesday started a strike for an indefinite period on the campus, demanding immediate arrest and trial of the killers of their fellow Saad Ibne Momtaz…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

WAR CRIMES TRIAL : Defence says Quasem was not Al-Badr commander

War crimes accused Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali’s defence lawyer began his closing arguments Tuesday claiming that his client was not Al-Badr commander in Chittagong in 1971…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

35 killed, 6 disappear in Lakshmipur in 5 years: BNP

The Bangladesh National Party on Tuesday claimed that 35 leaders and activists of the BNP and the Jamaat-e-Islami were killed and six became victims of enforced disappearance either by law enforcers or by the ruling Awami League in Lakshmipur in five years from 2009…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Rain or thundershowers likely

Rain and thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal, Dhaka and Sylhet divisions and the regions of Comilla and Noakhali till 6:00pm today…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

3000 phones to be temporarily out of service

Some 3,000 telephones of Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd at Banglamotor, Eskaton and Dilu Road areas would remain out of service from May 1 to 4 due to shifting of underground cable…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Experts want Dhaka to lodge protests over BJP comments

Experts and academicians in their reaction to recent comments BJP leaders, including Narendra Modi, made about Bangladesh said that the party in power should lodge a protest as the comments tarnished Bangladesh’s image…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Tawfiq upbeat about ending spell of power outages

Prime Minister’s energy adviser Tawfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury on Tuesday urged people to have patience to see spectacular development in the power sector when the days of on-again off-again power outages would be over…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

AK-22 rifle, power gel, ammo found at Kamalapur station

Railway police on Tuesday once again recovered one AK-22 rifle and explosives from Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Board silent on Jurgensen affair

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is silent about the national head coach Shane Jurgensen after he resigned on Monday that took officials by surprise…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Team BJMC midfielder Abdullah Parvez (2nd from right) is the toast of his team-mates after his injury strike leads the side to 3-2 win against Mohammedan Sporting Club at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday. — New Age photo

Parvez gives BJMC incredible win

Supersub Abdullah Parvez gave Team BJMC an incredible injury time 3–2 win over Mohammedan Sporting Club in their Bangladesh Premier League match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Bangladeshi injured by BSF in Kurigram

A Bangladeshi man was injured after the Indian Border Security Force open fired at Phulbari frontier in Kurigram early Tuesday. The victim was Shamsher Ali of village Bhurearkuti. Border Guard Bangladesh officials said Shamsher received bullet injury as a BSF patrol…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

2 killed in Gazipur road accident

Two people were killed and 11 others injured in a road crash on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway in the city Tuesday morning. The deceased were Gita Rani, of village Monipur in of Gazipur sadar upazila, and a five-month old child Jyoti, daughter of Moumita…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Al Hikmah Muslim Academy players celebrate after winning the First Security Islami Bank National School Hockey title at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. — New Age photo

Al Hikmah lift School Hockey title

Al Hikmah Muslim Academy of Rajshahi clinched the title of the First Security Islami Bank National School Hockey with a 2-1 win over Municipal Preparatory School of Jessore at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Tuesday…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports
Januzaj gets chance to prove WC credentials

Januzaj gets chance to prove WC credentials

Manchester United’s teenager winger Adnan Januzaj, who recently announced he would represent Belgium at international level, has been given a chance to prove his World Cup credentials by national coach Marc Wilmots…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

RMMRU-RESEARCH PROJECTION : Climate change to force 26m people to migrate internally by 2050

The researchers at a workshop on Tuesday projected that some 16 to 26 million people in Bangladesh would migrate internally from their areas of origin between 2011 and 2050 due to floods, storm surges, riverbank erosion and sea level rise…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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