Archive for June 7th, 2014

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In some cultures, dressing a dog in the Argentine team jersey with the number 10 on its back could be seen as an insult to Lionel Messi…

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Seven Bangladeshis abducted by Somali pirates released

Seven Bangladeshi crew abducted by Somali pirates on November 26 in 2010 have been released after almost three and a half years of their captivity…

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · National

10 BCL men suspended from Osmani Medical College

The authorities of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College on Saturday suspended its 10 students, also members of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), for their suspected link with the killing of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal activist Towhidul Islam, UNB reported…

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Egyptian Brotherhood's Mohamed Badie (R), Essam Sultan (C) and Mohamed el-Beltagy (L) gestures from the defendants cage during their trial in the capital Cairo on June 7, 2014. The court postponed to July 5 the verdict in the trial of Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 37 others for inciting violence that killed two people last summer. But it sentenced to death 10 defendants who are on the run, and a final ruling on their cases is expected the same day once they are reviewed. - AFP photo

10 Islamists sentenced to death in Egypt

An Egyptian court sentenced 10 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood movement to death in absentia Saturday on charges of inciting violence and blocking a road last July.

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, a shopper walks down the steps at a Gap store in Los Angeles. Gap Inc. has announced plans to produce clothing in Myanmar, the first American retailer to enter the market since the country began its transition to democracy three years ago. - AP Photo

Gap goes in to operation in Myanmar

Gap Inc. has announced plans to produce clothing in Myanmar, the first American retailer to enter the market since the country began its transition to democracy three years ago.

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Illegal govt’s budget can’t be legitimised: B Chy

President of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) Prof AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury on Saturday said the proposed budget for fiscal 2014-15 cannot be legitimised.

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Two Juba League leaders killed in Manikganj road crash

Two local leaders of Juba League were killed in a road accident at Joka area on Dhaka- Aricha highway under Ghior upazila in Manikganj district on Saturday morning

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel takes pictures of the body of a comrade at a government medical college on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura June 6, 2014. Two persons, including a BSF soldier, were killed and ten injured allegedly in a clash between the border guards and villagers near the international border with Bangladesh last night, local media reported on Saturday. Picture taken June 6, 2014. - REUTERS photo

BSF man ‘commits suicide’ after killing villager in Agartala

A Border Security Force (BSF) constable reportedly committed suicide after killing a 60-year-old man along Tripura’s border with Bangladesh following a quarrel with locals late Friday night.

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

London police release top Pakistan politician

London police say they have conditionally released one of Pakistan’s best known politicians but still are investigating him for alleged money laundering.

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

CNG refueling pump strike postponed till Aug 24

CNG refueling station owners have postponed their nonstop countrywide strike till August 24 in response to a government request. The strike was scheduled to begin at 6:00am on Sunday

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Germany’s Reus ruled out of World Cup

Germany’s Reus ruled out of World Cup

Germany suffered a major blow ahead of the World Cup finals on Saturday as an ankle injury ruled midfielder Marco Reus out of the tournament, the German Federation announced. The 25-year-old Borussia Dortmund star, known as ‘Rolls Reus’ and scorer of seven goals in 21 appearances for Germany, suffered a slight tear to ankle ligaments shortly before half-time in Friday’s […]

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Flash floods kill over 50 in Afghanistan

Flash floods have killed more than 50 people in northern Afghanistan, provincial authorities said on Saturday.

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

BGB arrest 3 human traffickers, rescue 12 in Jessore

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) picked up three alleged human traffickers and rescued 12 traffic-victims including a child just before being slid to India at Raghunathpur frontier near Benapole land port in Jessore.

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · National

BNP has history of placing budget in uniforms: Ashraf

Awami League general secretary Syed Ashraful Islam on Saturday came down on the Bangladesh Nationalist Party for their criticism over the budget.

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Poroshenko: from chocolate baron to Ukraine president

Poroshenko: from chocolate baron to Ukraine president

Petro Poroshenko, who will be sworn in as president of Ukraine on Saturday, is a billionaire chocolate baron whose revolutionary zeal turned him into a political comet.

3 killed in Gopalganj road crash

3 killed in Gopalganj road crash

Three people were killed and 30 others injured when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway at Pona in Kashiani upazila in Gopalganj early Saturday

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · National
PM offers Economic & Industrial Zone to Chinese investors

PM offers Economic & Industrial Zone to Chinese investors

Seeking duty-free excess of more Bangladeshi products to Chinese market alongside increased investment by Chinese entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, prime minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday said allocating a separate Economic and Industrial Zone in Chittagong for Chinese investors is under her government’s consideration.

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
The finance minister, Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, addresses a post-budget news conference at the Osmani Memorial Hall in Dhaka on Friday. — New Age photo

Illegal money legalisation goes: Muhith

The finance minister, Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, at a post-budget press conference on Saturday said that the illegal and untaxed money legalisation facility would be immediately scrapped as its continuation created controversy…

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
A Chinese girl presents the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, with a flower bouquet as she reached Kunming Changshui International Airport on a six-day official visit on Friday. — PID photo

PM seeks easy access of Bangladeshi products to Chinese market

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Friday sought Chinese government’s’ cooperation in having easy access of Bangladeshi products to its market aimed at reducing the huge trade gap between the two countries…

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Mahbubul Alam dies

Mahbubul Alam dies

Noted journalist Mahbubul Alam died in a city hospital on Friday morning. He was 78.
Alam, former editor of The Independent and a former caretaker government adviser, breathed his last at 9:25am at BIRDEM hospital, where he was admitted on Tuesday after his condition deteriorated due to old-age complications…

June 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

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