Archive for June 14th, 2014

Chile too hot for Socceroos

Chile too hot for Socceroos

Alexis Sanchez helped Chile pile the pressure on world champions Spain after a 3-1 win over Australia in their World Cup opener in Cuiaba saw them join the Netherlands on top of Group B…

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Casillas seeks forgiveness after Dutch rout

Casillas seeks forgiveness after Dutch rout

World champions Spain’s 5-1 mauling by the Netherlands was especially symbolic for the disastrous role played by captain and talisman of three consecutive major tournament victories Iker Casillas…

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Khaleda blames law enforcers, AL men for Bihari camp violence

Vowing afresh to continue the fight against state-sponsored terrorism, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday blamed the ruling party cadres and members of the law-enforcement agencies for the killing of 10 people at Kurmitola Bihari camp in the city’s Mirpur area.

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
10 killed in clashes, arson attack on Mirpur Bihari camp

10 killed in clashes, arson attack on Mirpur Bihari camp

At least ten people including seven of a family were killed and many others injured during clashes and arson in Kurmitola refugee camp in the city’s Mirpur area Saturday morning, police said.

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PM for taking Khaleda, Tarique on remand for trial of Zia murder

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman will have to be taken on remand first for holding of the trial of killing of president Ziaur Rahman.

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BD nationals in Iraq advised to avoid conflict zones

Bangladesh government has advised all the Bangladesh nationals in Iraq to remain alert and avoid conflict zones there for averting any untoward incidents.

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Justice awaits Kalshi perpetrators: Asaduzzaman

State Minister for Home Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Saturday said the government will take stern actions against the culprits involved in Kalshi arsons…

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Signal no. 3 for maritime ports

A deep convection is taking place over the North Bay and adjoining West Bengal and Bangladesh coast, said a warning message of the Met Office this morning, BSS reported.

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Holy Shab-e-Barat observed

Holy Shab-e-Barat observed

The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune, was observed across the country last night with due religious fervour and devotion, BSS reported.
The Muslims spent the night at mosques and homes offering prayers, reciting from the holy Quran and seeking blessings from Allah for long life, peace, progress and happiness for their families, relatives as well as the nation and the Muslim Ummah.

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Rebels shoot down Ukrainian military plane, 49 killed

Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian army transport plane with an anti-aircraft missile as it came in to land early on Saturday in the eastern city of Luhansk, killing all 49 military personnel on board.

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Japan kills 30 whales in 1st hunt since ICJ ruling

Japan kills 30 whales in 1st hunt since ICJ ruling

Japan has caught 30 whales off its northern coast in its first hunt since an international court ordered the halt of its annual expedition in the Antarctic, officials said Friday.

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National

7 killed in India road accident

Seven persons, including four kids and two women, besides the jeep driver, all from Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh were killed when the jeep they were travelling in was hit by a container in Anand district of Gujarat

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Chile's Jean Beausejour (2nd L) celebrates with his teammates after scoring against Australia during their 2014 World Cup Group B soccer match at the Pantanal arena in Cuiaba June 13, 2014. - Reuters

Chile hold off battling Australia in 3-1 win

Chile got the victory they needed if they are to have any chance of progressing from a daunting Group B when they held off a strong Australian fightback to emerge 3-1 winners in another open and entertaining World Cup match Friday.

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
‘Terrorist’ killed in Noakhali ‘gunfight’

‘Terrorist’ killed in Noakhali ‘gunfight’

A terrorist ringleader was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Jogikhali Pool in Begumganj upazila in Noakhali early Saturday, UNB reported. The deceased was identified as Abul Bashar, 45, leader of ‘Bashar Bahini’ and a former member of Alaiyapur union parishad and son of Golam Mostafa of Abhirampur in the upazila.

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
US president Barack Obama

Obama faces limited options in Iraq crisis, doubts over air strikes

Two and a half years after president Barack Obama disentangled America from a long, unpopular war in Iraq, his options for helping the Iraqi government stave off a militant onslaught are slim as doubts simmer over whether even punishing air strikes would be effective.

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Afghans vote again in final test as Taliban threats loom

Afghans headed back to the polls Saturday for a second round of voting to elect a successor to president Hamid Karzai in a decisive test of Afghanistan’s ambitions to transfer power democratically for the first time in its tumultuous history.

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Jazz singer Jimmy Scott dies, 88

Jazz singer Jimmy Scott dies, 88

Jazz singer Jimmy Scott — famed for his unusually high soprano voice caused by a rare genetic condition — has died, US media reported Friday. He was 88…

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Music, Timeout
Arjen Robben of the Netherlands (L) scores against Spain during their 2014 World Cup Group B soccer match at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador on Friday. Reuters photo

Dutch destroy sorry Spain

Stunning goals from Dutch captain Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben ensured an awful start to Spain’s World Cup defence as the Netherlands destroyed one of the tournament favourites 5-1 in Group B on Friday. In complete contrast to the tetchy World Cup final between the sides in 2010 which Spain won 1-0, the Dutch took revenge with a pulsating […]

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Mexico's Oribe Peralta (R) scores the decisive goal during their 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match against Cameroon at the Dunas arena in Natal on Friday.  Reuters photo

Peralta strike gives Mexico win over Cameroon

Mexico were rewarded for their attacking intent when Oribe Peralta’s 61st minute strike gave them a 1-0 win over Cameroon in their World Cup opener at a rain-soaked Dunas arena on Friday. The Mexicans had two Giovani Dos Santos efforts controversially disallowed in the first half but Peralta’s goal means they will now feel they have a good chance of […]

June 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

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