Archive for June 3rd, 2014

Nepal bus accident death toll rises to 18

The death toll from an accident where a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims veered off a mountain road and fell into a river in western Nepal has climbed to at least 18 people with another 17 injured, police said Tuesday.

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Ex Acting Editor of Bhorer Kagoj Benazir Ahmed passes away

Former Acting Editor of Daily Bhorer Kagoj Benazir Ahmed Tuesday died of a cardiac arrest at a city hospital here, reports BSS.

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Mamata softens stand on enclave exchange issue

Mamata softens stand on enclave exchange issue

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the Bengal government could agree to the exchange of enclaves between the two countries, provided there were no problems from the other side, Hindustan Times

June 3, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

PM for speedy completion of Doha Round

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the World Trade Organization (WTO) to play its due role for speedy completion of Doha Round in the greater interest of the least developed countries (LDCs). The discussion is seen crucial for the LDCs to flourish their economies…

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Bomb kills seven people in Pakistan

At least seven people were killed and three wounded when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack…

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If voted BNP would investigate Hasina’s homecoming and Zia assassination

BNP spokesman Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Tuesday said once voted to power, his party will probe into possible link between assassination of its founder, Ziaur Rahman, and return of Sheikh Hasina from exile in…

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HC clears Shamsul Huda of contempt proceedings

The High Court on Tuesday exempted former chief election commissioner ATM Shamsul Huda from contempt proceedings as an English daily came forward with a clarification regarding misquoting…

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Assad eyes crushing win in controversial Syria vote

Voting offices opened Tuesday in Syrian regime-held areas for a presidential election that Bashar al-Assad is certain to win, and that has been slammed as a “farce” by the opposition…

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Bangladeshi youth shot dead by BSF in Jhenidah

A Bangladeshi young man was shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Haldarpara area in Moheshpur upazila early Tuesday…

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New India minister killed in car accident

New India minister killed in car accident

A new Indian minister was killed Tuesday in a car accident in the capital just days after being sworn into government, officials said. Gopinath Munde, rural development and water and sanitation minister, died in…

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Jessore road crash kills 7

Seven people were killed and three others injured as a truck hit a diesel-run auto-rickshaw on Jessore-Khulna Highway in Abhaynagar upazila on Tuesday morning…

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Law minister tells court not to cross limits

The law, justice and parliamentary affairs minister, Anisul Huq, on Monday told the judiciary not to cross the limits of its jurisdiction, which, he said, might create ‘judicial anarchy’ in the country…

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Parties, MPs, govt officials barred from receiving foreign funds

The government on Monday approved a draft law prohibiting political parties, judges of Supreme Court, members of parliament, government and semi-government employees and candidates in any local or national elections from receiving foreign donations…

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Power Div among worst ADP performers

The Power Division has earned the reputation as among the worst performers in implementing public sector projects funded by the annual development programme in fiscal 2013-2014…

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Border Guard Bangladesh soldiers carry the coffin of Naik Mizanur Rahman, who was killed by Myanmar border police, to Naikhyanchari of Bandarban for holding funeral prayers on Monday. — Focusbangla photo

Naikhyangchari border still tensed

Both Bangladesh and Myanmar kept their border guards on high alert along Naikhyangchari frontiers in Bandarban still on Monday over the killing of a Bangladesh border guard while Border Guard Bangladesh officials termed Myanmar border police’s act a murder….

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Verdict any day

The International Crimes Tribunal-1on Monday said it would deliver the verdict in the war crimes case of Mobarak Hossain later.
The tribunal announced the decision after accepting two prosecution pleas, the first one to rectify a mistake it had committed on the timing of a…

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Govt team wants 4 more weeks to complete probe

The government committee investigating the murder of seven people after kidnap in Narayanganj is expected to complete its task in next four weeks…

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Rajuk gives Hanif Gulshan plot flouting rule

The Rajdhani Unnyan Kartripakkha has allotted a five-katha land to Awami League joint general secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif in Gulshan in violation of the rules of allotment of land…

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India gets new state

Celebrations erupted in southern India to mark Monday’s creation of the new state of Telangana, the culmination of na campaign stretching back nearly six decades…

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Masud remanded in custody again

The police told a senior judicial magistrate court in Narayanganj on Monday that the arrested three former Rapid Action Battalion 11 officers, including its commanding officer retired lieutenant colonel..

June 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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