Archive for June 15th, 2014

Platform with polls-boycotting parties: Fakhrul

BNP is trying to make a platform with the parties that boycotted the January-5 election to wage a strong movement for forcing the government to concede to their demand for holding an immediate fresh national election, reports UNB.

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Bangladesh reports first case of MERS infection

Bangladesh on Sunday reported its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infection in a man returning from the United States through Abu Dhabi…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National

PM acclaims professionalism of SSF

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday highly praised the competence, devotion, dutifulness and loyalty of the members of the Special Security Force (SSF), saying professionalism of the force has already been acclaimed at home and abroad…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National

SC tells police official not to join office till disposal of appeal

The Appellate Division on Sunday told a senior police official not to join his office until disposal of an appeal petition on his recent acquittal by the High Court in a corruption case.

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan acknowledges the crowd after scoring fifty runs during their first one-day International cricket match against India in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, June 15, 2014. – AP photo

Bangladesh reaches 272-9 in 1st ODI vs India

Captain Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan hit half-centuries to lead Bangladesh to 272-9 in the first one-day international against India on Sunday…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Noor Hossain remanded in Paschimbanga

The second judicial magistrate’s court in North 24-Parganas at Barasat granted eight-day remand to quiz Noor Hossain, the prime accused in the case of murder of seven people after their abduction in Narayanganj…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National

6 cases filed over Bihari camp violence

Six cases were filed with Pallabi police station on Sunday in connection with Saturday’s violence at Kurmitola Bihari camp in the city’s Mirpur area that left 10 people dead…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National

3rd judge to dispose of split order on Khaleda cases Monday

A single-judge bench of Justice Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque has set tomorrow (Monday) to hear and dispose of a split order on BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s writ, challenging proceedings of two corruption…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

PM mourns death of Sardar Fazlul Karim

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday expressed her deep shock at the death of noted philosopher, educationist and former member of legislative assembly Prof Sardar Fazlul Karim…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Voting at Barisal-5 by-poll runs without enthusiasm

Voting at Barisal-5 by-poll is running uninterestedly as less than expected voters are arriving to 159 voting centers to cast their votes Sunday, witnesses and voters…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Modi visits Bhutan

Modi visits Bhutan

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi Sunday kicked off his first visit abroad since taking office, arriving in Bhutan to launch a drive to reassert Indian influence in the region, offering financial and technical help and the lure of a huge market…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Israel arrests 80 Palestinians in search for teens

Israel’s military arrested around 80 Palestinians in the West Bank, including some members of the militant group Hamas, early Sunday as part of efforts to locate three teenagers…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Noor Hossain to be repatriated soon: Asaduzzaman Khan

State minister for home affairs Asaduzzaman Khan Sunday said the notorious planner of the seven murders in Narayanganj Noor Hossain will be repatriated soon as per an extradition treaty between India and…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Drogba fires up Ivory Coast as Japan falter

Didier Drogba came off the bench to again show his inspirational qualities as the Ivory Coast recovered to beat Japan 2-1 on Saturday and boost their bid to reach the World Cup knockout stages for the…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Clinical Costa Rica fight back to stun Uruguay

Costa Rica pulled off the biggest upset of the World Cup so far, scoring three second-half goals to come from behind and beat former champions Uruguay 3-1 in their opening Group D match…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Cool Italy outwit England to win 2-1 in the heat

A cool-headed Italy proved too clever for England Saturday, scoring two well-crafted goals and defending doggedly in the Amazon heat to grab a 2-1 win in their opening World Cup Group…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Colombia thrash Greece in joyous World Cup return

Colombia celebrated their first World Cup appearance since 1998 by sweeping aside Greece 3-0 Saturday with a free-flowing display that showed their abundance of attacking talent even without top striker Radamel Falcao…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Airstrikes in Pakistan kill 100 militants

Pakistani military jets pounded militant hideouts in the northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan early Sunday morning, officials said, killing as many as 100 militants in the second strike on the region since a deadly attack on the Karachi airport a week…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
A man wails over the bodies of relatives after 10 Urdu-speaking community people, including seven of a family, were killed and many injured in an arson attack at Kurmitola relief camp at Mirpur in the capital Saturday morning. 
— Sony Ramany

10 dead in arson attack on Mirpur Bihari camp

At least 10 Urdu-speaking community people, including seven of a family, were killed and many injured in an arson attack after clashes in the Kurmitola relief camp at Mirpur in the capital on Saturday morning…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Noor Hossain arrested in Kolkata

Narayanganj city councillor Noor Hossain, the prime accused in the case of murder of seven people after their abduction in Narayanganj, is reported to have been arrested in Kolkata, West Bengal…

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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