Archive for June 2nd, 2014

Judiciary shouldn’t cross jurisdiction: Anisul Huq

Law minister Anisul Huq on Monday said the judiciary should not take any such step that might create anarchy in the country’s judicial system.

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Govt approves work order for Padma Bridge

The government has approved the work order for China Major Bridge Engineering Co Ltd for construction of the much-talked about Padma Multipurpose Bridge involving Tk 12,133 crore.

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Railway’s advance ticket collection time reduced

The time for collecting advance tickets for inter-city train trips has been reduced to five days from 10 days ahead of the schedule

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Seven-murder probe body submits report to AG

The seven-member probe body on Monday submitted its progress report on the Narayanganj seven- murder incident to the office of the attorney general in the capital

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Human rights casualty of poor law: NHRC chief

Human rights casualty of poor law: NHRC chief

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairman Prof Dr Mizanur Rahman Monday said human rights are casualties of poor rule of law in Bangladesh

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Cabinet okays draft law for NGO regulation

Cabinet okays draft law for NGO regulation

The cabinet has given approval in principle to the draft of the Foreign Contributions (voluntary Activities) Regulation Act 2014 for regulation of the activities of the non-government organization receiving foreign contributions.

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Minister tells labour attaché to cut cost of migration

Expatriates welfare and overseas employment minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday directed the country’s labour attachés to play appropriate roles in cutting visa expenses to ensure low cost migration.

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National

7 hurt in Moulvibazar police-robbers gunfight

At least seven people, including five policemen, were injured in a gunfight between police and robbers at Sherpur village in Sadar upazila on Sunday night…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National

AL’s daylong hartal underway in Phulgazi

A dawn-to-dusk hartal, enforced by local Awami League and its associate bodies protesting the killing of Phulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque Ekram, is progressing peacefully in the upazila on Monday…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Saudi tests Cadbury chocolate for pork traces

Saudi tests Cadbury chocolate for pork traces

Saudi Arabia has withdrawn Cadbury chocolate bars from the market for tests to ensure the products do not contain traces of pig DNA, after the banned substance was detected in Malaysia…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Israel hits back after fire from Gaza, Syria

Israel hits back after fire from Gaza, Syria

Rocket fire from Gaza and Syria hit Israel early Monday in two separate incidents that prompted the Israeli military to hit back, just hours before the swearing in of a new Palestinian government…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
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Police intercept Ganajagaran procession

Police intercepted Ganajagaran Mancha procession at the Doyel roundabout as the activists were heading toward the law ministry Monday afternoon, protesting the recent remarks on Jamaat trial made by minister Anisul Huq…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Bombing at northeast Nigeria football match kills 40

A bombing at a football pitch in Nigeria’s restive northeast killed at least 40 people on Sunday in an area previously attacked by Boko Haram Islamists, a police officer and a nurse…

Mobarak verdict any day

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Monday said it will deliver judgement of the war crimes case against Mobarak Hossain any day…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Mizanur’s first janaza held in Bandarban

The first namaz-e-janaz of BGB member Nayek Mizanur Rahman killed in firing by Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) was held at the BGB Naikhonchhari headquarters Monday morning…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · National
India gets new state of Telangana

India gets new state of Telangana

Celebrations erupted in southern India to mark the creation of the new state of Telangana on Monday at the culmination of a separatist campaign stretching back nearly six decades…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Murder case filed against 9 RAB men

A murder case was filed in Brahmanbaria on Sunday against 11 people nine of whom are Rapid Action Battalion 14 personnel, including the battalion’s Bhairab company commander Major AZM Sakib Siddiki and subinspector Enamul Hoque…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

BGB, coast guard on alert

Border guards of both Myanmar and Bangladesh were kept on high alert along the frontiers on Sunday over the killing of a Border Guard Bangladesh soldier although state minister for home Asaduzzaman Khan in Dhaka claimed that a ‘misunderstanding’ between the two forces was now over…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

PM issuing threats to judiciary: BNP

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday rejected prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s claim that 40 per cent votes were cast in the one-sided January 5 general elections…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Revenue collection set to miss target

The National Board of Revenue is set to miss its revenue target in the 2013–2014 financial year, for the second consecutive time, affecting the implementation of development work for fund constraints, officials and economists said…

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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