Archive for June 9th, 2014

Services of 5 HC judges regularised

The government has regularised services of five additional High Court judges, excepting ABM Altaf Hossain, as judges, according to a notification of the law ministry.

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National

HC questions law endorsing some martial law ordinances

The High Court on Monday directed the government to explain in four weeks why the law legalising ‘some martial law ordinances’ promulgated during former dictator HM Ershad’s regime should not be declared illegal.

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Muhith blames partisan directors for loan scams

Finance minister AMA Muhith on Monday said persons appointed as the board of directors on political consideration could be blamed for the widespread loan scandals…

June 9, 2014 · 1 comment · Business

ACC sues DG Food

The Anti Corruption Commission has filed a case against Director General of Food Ahmed Hossain Khan on charge of an alleged corruption in a project sponsored by the World Bank…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Pakistan airport cleared of militants after attack kills 28

Pakistan airport cleared of militants after attack kills 28

Twenty-eight people were killed as Pakistan’s military fought an all-night battle Monday with Taliban gunmen who besieged Karachi airport armed with rocket launchers and suicide vests, leaving a nascent peace process…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

No-confidence petition filed in Milky murder case

The plaintiff of Riazul Haque Khan Milky murder case on Monday filed a no-confidence petition against the charge sheet submitted by Rapid Action Battalion…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National

PM hopes new avenue of cooperation with China

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed her firm optimism that her ongoing China visit would further strengthen Dhaka-Beijing bilateral ties and open up a new avenue for economic and political cooperation…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Three farm labourers killed in Manikganj road crash

Three farm labourers were killed and eight others injured as a pickup van they were ridding overturned on the Dhaka-Aricha highway under Shibalaya upazila in Manikganj district…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Attack on Pakistan’s main airport leaves 24 dead

Attack on Pakistan’s main airport leaves 24 dead

Heavily armed militants launched an assault on Pakistan’s busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi, leaving at least 24 dead including 10 militants in a six-hour siege that the army quelled at dawn…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Five dead in ‘tragic’ Las Vegas shooting

Two Las Vegas police officers and a civilian were killed in an apparent ambush Sunday that ended with the two gunmen killing themselves…

Anup Chetia

Process on to send Chetia back

State minister for home affairs Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said in parliament that a process to repatriate detained United Liberation Front of Asom leader Anup Chetia to India was under way…

19 projects likely to be approved

The inter-ministerial committee reviewing the detailed area plan of the Dhaka city is going to allow development of water bodies and open spaces spanning not more than 20 kathas for building construction changing the area plan…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
A European Union delegation, led by EU director for South and South East Asia Ugo Astuto, meets Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia at her office in Gulshan on Sunday. — New Age photo

BNP ready for dialogue, Khaleda tells EU team

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday told a visiting official of the European Union that her party was ready to join
dialogue with the government anytime over holding of a participatory election…

2 more power purchase contracts to get extension

The government is likely to extend by five years two more contracts to buy electricity from two private power plants with combined generation capacity of 164MW…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

BB asks banks for account details of 3 RAB men

The Bangladesh Bank on Sunday issued letters to all banks seeking account details of three former Rapid Action Battalion officials, now arrested in cases of the murder of seven people after their abduction in Narayanganj on April 27…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Warm welcome for Hasina in Beijing

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday paid rich tributes to the martyrs of revolutionary struggle of China by placing a wreath at the Monument to the People’s Heroes at Tiananmen Square in Beijing…

June 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Delhi yet to reply to Dhaka’s request

India has sent no reply yet to Bangladesh’s recent request for reconvening the postponed meeting of the Bangladesh-India Joint Rivers Commission in Dhaka to resolve outstanding Teesta water sharing issue…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

At least 30 killed in DR Congo ethnic violence

At least 30 men, women and children were killed in inter-ethnic violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo overnight, most of them slaughtered as they slept in a church, local sources said Saturday…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

HC asks Nizam Hazari to explain why his JS seat won’t be vacated

The High Court on Sunday directed the Election Commission and ruling Awami League MP from Feni 2, arms case convict Nijam Uddin Hazari to explain why his Parliament seat would not be declared vacant…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

ACC to sue 3 former ministers, MPs

The Anti-Corruption Commission is likely to file cases against at least three of the seven ministers and lawmakers of the immediate past government, who are now under ACC scanner…

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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