Archive for June 13th, 2014

Transport trader killed in Comilla

Transport trader killed in Comilla

A transport trader has been murdered by unidentified miscreants at Satanandi village in Daudkandi upazila of the district.

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National

UP member held on murder charge in Laxmipur

Detectives arrested a union parishad (UP) member accused in a number of cases, including that of murder and robbery, from Dayingatali Bazar in Sadar upazila on Thursday night.

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National

BGB seizes Indian grenade, arms in Benapole

Border Guard Bangladesh on Thursday night seized a live grenade, a 9mm single shooter pistol and a bullet from inside a passenger bus at Benapole port area in Jessore…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National

5 human traffickers held in Cox’s Bazar

Police in an overnight drive on Friday arrested five members of an organised gang of human traffickers from different parts of Teknaf upazila in connection with the bay firing that left five Bangladeshi dead…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National
US will send fresh help to beleaguered Iraq: Obama

US will send fresh help to beleaguered Iraq: Obama

Officials ruled out putting U.S. troops back on the ground in Iraq to quell an al-Qaida inspired insurgency that has captured two cities and threatened to press forward to Baghdad, but President Barack Obama is weighing a range of…

Sirajganj road crash kills 2

A woman and her granddaughter were killed when a truck ran over them on Dhaka-Bogra Highway at Ghurka Beltala in Raiganj upazila on Friday…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Mother, son killed in Jaipurhat mud-wall collapse

A woman and her son were killed when a mud-wall collapsed on them during storms at Sundarpur-Khashpara village in Panchbibi upazila early Friday…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National

10-yr dredging project launched to clean up city canals

Dhaka WASA has launched a 10-year dredging programme to clean up canals and box culverts in the capital to ensure smooth discharge of storm water to make city free from urban flooding and water-logging…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Trauma over for Robben as nemesis Casillas looms again

Netherlands forward Arjen Robben has put to bed the trauma of the missed chance he had to win the 2010 World Cup as his team prepare to face world champions Spain again in their Group B opener on Friday. But the prospect of going head-to-head again with Iker Casillas, the Spanish goalkeeper whose outstretched leg denied the Dutchman a possible […]

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Marcelo in history book, albeit for wrong reason

Defender Marcelo marched into the history books on Thursday by scoring Brazil’s first own goal at a World Cup. It was also the opening goal of the 2014 tournament, briefly puncturing the carnival atmosphere across a country where expectations are sky high that the hosts will lift the trophy at the final in Rio De Janeiro on July 13. Marcelo’s […]

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Kidnapped boy rescued in Kushtia; 2 held

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) rescued a teenage boy from DC Court area in the town on Thursday, seven days after his abduction from Daulatpur upazila of the district…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Croatia coach slams referee after opening game defeat

Furious Croatia coach Niko Kovac blamed ‘out of his depth’ referee Yuichi Nishimura and warned the World Cup could turn into a circus after a contentious penalty decision effectively cost his team the opening game of the tournament against Brazil. Japanese ref Nishimura ruled that Croatia’s Dejan Lovren had fouled Fred when the Brazilian fell to the floor with 20 […]

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Brazil coach defends penalty, praises Neymar after win

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari rejected claims they were favoured by the referee and heaped praise on Neymar after the forward scored twice in a 3-1 win over Croatia in the World Cup opening game on Thursday. Scolari said his team showed great character after bouncing back from an early own goal and singled out 22-year-old Neymar for his man […]

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Malaysian plane MH370: families get $50,000 payments

Malaysian plane MH370: families get $50,000 payments

The families of passengers on the missing Malaysian passenger plane have begun to receive initial compensation payments of $50,000 (£30,000)…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

‘Robber’ killed in Satkhira ‘gunfight’

A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Chhoyghoria in Sadar upazila early Friday…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Brazil forward Neymar, right, celebrates with his team-mate defender David Luiz after scoring a penalty during the opening match of World Cup 2014 between Brazil and Croatia at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo on Thursday. — AFP photo

Neymar, Oscar shine in Brazil win

Brazil rode a wave of national fervour to launch the World Cup with a 3-1 victory over Croatia on Thursday as an opening day which began with violent clashes gave way to an outpouring of joy…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Bangladeshi injured in Myanmar firing in border

A Bangladeshi woodcutter was injured when Myanmar border police again fired shots in the frontier on Thursday amid a border summit between the two countries in Nay Pay Taw…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Govt prefers China-led consortium

At least five local and regional factors played a decisive role why Bangladesh changed its stand on signing the Sonadia deep-sea port agreement at the last minute before prime minister Sheikh Hasina set off for China last week…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Dhaka hints at changing position on deep-sea port

Bangladesh on Thursday gave a broad hint it might change the idea of signing an agreement with China on construction of a deep-sea port at Sonadia in Chittagong as state minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam said there were offers from several countries to build the port and Dhaka would choose the best one…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Riot policemen stand in position during an anti-World Cup protest on the morning the Brazilian mega-city hosts the tournament’s opening match, in Sao Paulo on Thursday. — AFP photo

Protests mar Brazil’s World Cup party

Once the tear gas had settled and the red-clad protesters had fled, the Sao Paulo man stuck his head out the window and shouted a message encapsulating the divide troubling Brazil on kick-off day: ‘Today there will be a Cup!’…

June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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