Archive for June 22nd, 2014

Delhi may extradite Noor Hossain

India may agree with Bangladesh’s request to extradite a multiple-murder suspect Noor Hossain who was arrested in Kolkata last week, UNB reports quoting The New Indian Express…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Hill collapses on 2 Ctg buildings

A big chunk of mud from a hill collapsed on two buildings during torrential rains at Baghaghona in Lalkhan Bazar under Khulshi police station in Chittagong city on Sunday…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Strong movement after Eid: Khaleda Zia

Strong movement after Eid: Khaleda Zia

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia has threatened to start a strong movement to expel what she said the ‘corrupt’ government after the Eid.

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BR incurs Tk 615 crore loss in 10 months: Minister

Bangladesh Railway incurred loss of some Tk 615 crore in the current fiscal year till April, Railways Minister M Mujibul Haque told Parliament on Thursday.

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · National

IndustriALL behind RMG strife: Tofail

Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed Sunday alleged that IndustriALL Bangladesh Council, the local chapter of the IndustriALL Global Union was responsible for instilling unrest in the country’s apparel industry…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Tofail alleges IndustriALL acting against RMG industry

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday alleged that IndustriALL Bangladesh was acting against the interest of apparel industry of the country by spreading false accusation of labour abuse and denial of workers’ rights to international stake holders…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Cops face judicial inquiry

A Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Sunday ordered authority to carry out a judicial inquiry against Ramna police station officer-in-charge Mashiur Rahman and New Market thana sub-inspector Zamal Hossain in an extortion case filed by one Zakir Hossain.

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Israel threatens to expel UN envoy over Qatar cash for Gaza

Israel’s foreign minister has threatened to expel the UN’s special envoy for offering to help transfer Qatari funds to the Gaza Strip, Channel Two television said…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

War crimes accused Akram sent to jail

International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Sunday sent Akram Hossain Khan, a war crimes accused, to jail after he was produced before the court by police…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Bangladeshi nationals in Iraq not in fear: Minister

Expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment minister Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Sunday said Bangladeshi migrants in troubled Iraq are not living in fear…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Mahbub Hossain cleared of contempt notice

Issuing warning for senior lawyer Khandaker Mahbub Hossain that he should be more cautious in future while commenting on any tribunals, courts and judges in Bangladesh, International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Sunday exonerated him from contempt of court notice for his alleged…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Rain disrupts city life

Heavy rains triggered by monsoon lashed many parts of the capital on Sunday, leaving the normal life in disarray…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Odemwingie ends long Nigeria wait, knocks Bosnia out

Nigeria beat Bosnia 1-0 Saturday to record their first World Cup finals victory since 1998 and condemn the European team to an early exit in their first appearance at the tournament…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
South Korea launches manhunt for soldier who killed 5 comrades

South Korea launches manhunt for soldier who killed 5 comrades

South Korean special forces joined a manhunt on Sunday for a soldier who killed five comrades in a grenade and gun attack at a base near the North Korean border, and once dawn broke military helicopters began scouring the…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

BB probe denied info in Malaysia

A government move to investigate that many affluent Bangladeshis were making illegal investment to have a second home in Malaysia suffered a blow because of alleged non-cooperation from Kuala Lumpur in providing necessary information…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring the winning goal against Iran during their World Cup match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on Saturday. — Reuters photo

Messi breaks Iranian hearts

A stunning injury time strike from Lionel Messi spared Argentina’s blushes as they qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup with a hard fought 1-0 win over Iran in Belo Horizonte…

Germany's Miroslav Klose executes a sommersault as he celebrates a goal against Ghana during their World Cup match at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza on Saturday. — Reuters photo

Ghana, Germany draw in cracker

Miroslav Klose equalled Brazilian legend Ronaldo’s record of 15 World Cup goals with the equaliser for Germany in their 2-2 Group G draw with Ghana in Fortaleza on Saturday…

New gas discovered in N’ganj

Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration Company, Bapex, on Saturday discovered a small gas reserve at Rupganj in Narayanganj, officials said.
The site is located at block 20 of the Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakkha’s Purbachal residential project…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Ban for political reconciliation

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has regretted that the political parties in Bangladesh had failed to reach an agreement that would have allowed inclusive elections in January 2014…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics
Incessant rains keeps the Chittagong city submerged for the third straight day forcing vehicles and passersby to wade through knee-high water on Friday. The photo was taken from Muradpur area in the city. — Focusbangla photo

Heavy rains disrupt life across country

Heavy rains on Saturday caused immense public sufferings, disrupting normal life in several districts and road and railway communications between the capital and the outlying districts…

June 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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