Archive for April, 2014

AMAN GETS BAIL : HC feels embarrassed to hear Gayeshwar’s petition

The High Court on Tuesday granted six months’ bail to BNP leader Amanullah Aman in a police case of killing an Islami Chhatra Shibir member during the opposition alliance’s march for democracy led by BNP held on December 29…

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

Hodgson knows his England WC squad

England manager Roy Hodgson already knows who he wants to take to the World Cup in Brazil and will not be influenced by a player’s club form towards the end of the Premier League season, he said on Tuesday…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
A file photo shows an apparel factory at Ashulia on the outskirts of Dhaka. The National Board of Revenue chairman Ghulam Hussain on Tuesday said that they were seriously mulling imposition of tax at double the present rate on new industries to be set up in Dhaka and adjacent areas. — New Age photo

Tax to double for new industries in and around Dhaka: NBR

The National Board of Revenue chairman Ghulam Hussain on Tuesday said that they were seriously mulling imposition of tax at double the present rate on new industries to be set up in Dhaka and adjacent areas…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business
Atletico braced for counter-punching Chelsea

Atletico braced for counter-punching Chelsea

Atletico Madrid will expect another exhibition of ultra-disciplined counter-punching from Chelsea when the teams reconvene for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final at Stamford Bridge today…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Young women enterprise development project launched

SME Foundation and Mutual Trust Bank along with two NGOs have taken up a project to support a group of under privileged women to run their own businesses.

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

BTRC drafts new directive for mobile handset import

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has drafted a new directive for import of mobile phone handsets through type-based approval process instead of existing shipment-based process…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Politicians ask govt not to fumble on Teesta water issue

The Awami League-led government should not fumble to take a firm stand to secure for Bangladesh its due shares of waters in the Teesta and other common rivers, politicians and academics said at a roundtable on Tuesday…

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

STOCK REFINANCE SCHEME : Ministry scraps m-bank directors’ guarantee condition

The finance ministry on Tuesday scrapped a condition that directors of merchant banks and brokerage houses would issue personal guarantee for releasing loans to the affected small investors from Tk 900 crore refinance scheme of the government…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Two killed in ‘gunfight’

Two alleged forest robbers were killed in a gunfight between their cohorts and Rapid Action Battalion members in Pashur Channel area in the Sundarban under Mongla upazila on Tuesday…

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

Cech, Terry, Hazard, Eto’o return to training

Petr Cech, John Terry, Eden Hazard and Samuel Eto’o boosted Chelsea on Tuesday by returning to training ahead of the Champions League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid today…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Experts ring alarm over pvt sector’s dependence on foreign loan

Experts ring alarm over pvt sector’s dependence on foreign loan

Overdependence on foreign loan by private sector creates financial crisis in any country as such type of trend leads to outflow of money in the form of repatriation of principle, interest and dividend, said leading bankers, economists and experts on Tuesday…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business
Emergency personnel and civilians inspect the site following a car bomb explosion in the Abbasiyah neighbourhood of Syria’s central city of Homs on Tuesday. — AFP photo

59 killed in Syria attacks in 2 cities

At least 59 people were killed in attacks in Syria’s Damascus and Homs on Tuesday, as an international watchdog said it would probe alleged chlorine attacks in the country…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Even a butcher is shy of Modi: Lalu

Attacking Narendra Modi, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said that ‘even a butcher is shy’ of the BJP leader who was aiming to become the prime minister of the country, The Times of India reported from Patna…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Jamaat man killed in police firing in Satkhira

An activist of Jamaat-e-Islami was killed when police opened fire on a group of Jamaat men during a police raid at Debhata upazila in Satkhira in the early hours of Tuesday…

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

Goldmark names Mushfiq as Brand Ambassador

National cricket captain Mushfiqur Rahim on Tuesday signed a one-year deal with cookies and biscuit manufacturer Goldmark Foods Ltd as its Brand Ambassador…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Chinese anger as Obama warns against force

Barack Obama ended an Asian tour Tuesday with a warning to China against using force in territorial disputes, as Chinese authorities accused the US president of ganging up with ‘troublemaking’ allies…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

India’s Airtel quarterly profit soars 89pc

India’s top mobile phone firm, Bharti Airtel, reported quarterly profit soared 89 per cent from a year earlier, helped by an easing of cutthroat competition as rivals fell by the wayside…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Coastal districts not safe yet, discussants

Bangladesh’s coastal districts are still unprotected from cyclones and other natural disasters, experts said Tuesday…

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

Political unrest had little impact on B’desh growth, exports: Moody’s

International credit rating agency Moody’s on Tuesday said that Bangladesh’s headline growth was not meaningfully impacted because of heightened political turbulence over the last year in the run-up to parliamentary elections in January…

April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

WAR CRIMES TRIAL : WCIA submits probe report against absconding ex-JP MP Jabbar

The War Crimes Investigation Agency on Tuesday submitted the probe report against absconding former Jatiya Party lawmaker Md Abdul Jabbar Engineer’s complicity in 1971 crimes against humanity…

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

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