Archive for June 16th, 2014

BNP hits back at Hasina for remarks over Zia murder

Hitting out at the prime minister for her remarks that Khaleda Zia and Tarique Rahman should be remanded in Ziaur Rahman murder case, BNP senior leader Gayeshwar Chandra Roy on Monday said the names of the killers of their party founder will be revealed if Sheikh Hasina is put on a remand

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Prosecution for interrogating Latif at safe home

The prosecution on Monday appealed to the International Crimes Tribunal-1 to allow the war crimes investigation agency to interrogate detained war crimes suspect Abdul Latif Talukder in its safe home for at least a day.

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Road mishaps kill 8 in Chittagong, Dinajpur, Bagerhat

At least 8 people were killed in separate road accidents in Chittagong, Dinajpur and two other areas on Sunday night and Monday morning.
In Chittagong, three people including two schoolgirls were killed in a road accident at Sonaichhari area on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Sitakunda upazila.

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Both DSE, CSE index continue to be negative

Key share price indexes at the country’s twin bourses – Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – continued in the negative on Monday, the second trading day of the week, reports UNB.

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, National

Cabinet okays draft coast guard law

The cabinet on Monday approved the draft Bangladesh Coast Guard Bill, 2014 incorporating a provision for capital punishment for mutiny…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Ramadan office time from 9am to 3:30pm: Cabinet

The government has set office time from 9:00am to 3:30pm with a 15-minute break for Zohr prayers for the month of Ramadan…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Four Bangladeshi nationals injured by BSF firing

At least four Bangladeshis including 3 children received bullet wounds as India’s Border Security Force opened fire on them along Phulbari border in Kurigram district on Sunday night, a BGB…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Govt learns Noor Hossain’s arrest through media: Syed Ashraf

Awami League general secretary Syed Ashraful Islam on Monday said the government had not been conveyed officially about the arrest of Noor Hossain, the prime accused in the Narayanganj’s multiple murder case…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

100 days after MH370, Malaysia vows to keep searching

Malaysia’s government pledged on Monday that it “will not rest” until missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is found…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Cambodian PM accorded red carpet reception

Cambodian PM accorded red carpet reception

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen arrived to a red carpet welcome here Monday morning on a three-day official visit to Bangladesh during which the two countries are set to sign three agreements and a memorandum of understanding (MoU)…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

36 gold bars seized at Dhaka airport

Customs officials seized 36 gold bars, weighing 4.2 kilograms at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Monday morning…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Death toll in attack on Kenya coast rises to 48

The death toll in an attack by gunmen on the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni rose to at least 48 people, the Kenya Red Cross and police…

Ramna Batamul blast verdict deferred to June 23

A trial court in Dhaka on Monday deferred the date of delivering the verdict in a case of bomb attack on the Bangla New Year celebration revelers at Ramna Batamul in 2001, which had killed 10 people and injured…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

SC issues no order on Ashiyan City’s appeal for stay on HC order

The Appellate Division on Monday passed ‘no order’ on the Ashiyan city’s housing project application seeking stay on the high court verdict that had declared the housing project’s approval illegal…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National

US preparing for dialogue with Iran on Iraq security

The Obama administration is mulling possible discussions with Iran over the mounting security crisis in Iraq, a senior official said on Sunday, in what would mark a major step in US engagement with its…

3 killed in Sirajganj road crash

At least three people were killed in a road accident in Hamkuria area on the Hatikumrul-Bonpara road in Tarash upazila in Sirajganj Monday Morning…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Messi steals the show as Argentina see off Bosnia

Messi steals the show as Argentina see off Bosnia

Lionel Messi lit up the Maracana with his first World Cup goal for eight years as Argentina were forced to battle for a 2-1 win over debutants Bosnia in their opening Group F match on Sunday. Although they took the lead in the third minute when Sead Kolasinac netted the fastest own goal in World Cup history, Argentina looked unconvincing […]

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Noor Hossain

Noor remanded by Indian court

A district magistrate court at Barasat in West Bengal on Saturday remanded Noor Hossain and two of his associates in police custody for eight days after their arrest in Kolkata…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Police file cases against Biharis

The police are yet to identify the miscreants who burnt houses of Urdu-speaking people at a relief camp and killed 10 of them at Mirpur in the capital on Saturday morning, instead, they blamed the Biharis for the clashes that led to the killing…

June 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

France beat Honduras

France beat 10-man Honduras 3-0 in a bruising World Cup clash on Sunday where goal-line technology awarded the first international goal in history, causing mayhem in the process…

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