Archive for June 24th, 2014

Matia blames BNP-Jamaat for unsatisfactory investment scenario

Admitting that the present investment scenario is not satisfactory compared with all other economic indicators, agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury on Tuesday blamed the BNP-Jamaat nexus for the…

June 24, 2014 · 1 comment · National, Politics

Nizami verdict won’t defer again and again: Suranjit

Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta on Tuesday said the verdict in the war crimes case of Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami would not defer again and again for his sickness.

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Nizami verdict deferred for Sushma’s visit: BNP

BNP on Tuesday alleged that the government has deferred the verdict in the war crimes case of Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami at the dictate of neighbouring India.

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

ECNEC approves 3 projects involving TK 503.86 cr

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved three new development projects involving TK 503.86 crore, including one to address water logging in the port city Chittagong spending…

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

US position on dialogue not changed: Harf

The United States’ position on Bangladesh has not changed as it still encourages dialogue between the ruling Awami League and BNP which boycotted the January-5 elections…

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Schools to remain closed from June 29

All government, non-government secondary schools, madrassahs and equivalent educational institutions across the country will remain closed from June 29 to August 6 on the occasion of Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr.

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Step taken to collect info on millionaires not paying taxes: Muhith

Step has been taken to collect information of the millionaires who do not pay taxes, Muhith told the Parliament on Tuesday replying to a tabled starred question of Chhabi Biswas (Netrakona-1).

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

2 killed, 28 injured in Tangail road crash

At least two people were killed and 28 others injured in a road accident at Pouli bridge under Kalihati upazila of Tangail Tuesday afternoon…

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

One gets death sentence, two others life term for killing NTV journalist

A Dhaka court on Tuesday handed down death sentence to one person and life term imprisonment to two others for killing NTV video editor Atiqul Islam Atiq five years…

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Khaleda invites Hasina to Iftar party on July 2

Khaleda invites Hasina to Iftar party on July 2

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday invited her arch rival prime minister Sheikh Hasina to her Iftar party scheduled for July 2

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Ex-JP lawmaker from Comilla Ansar Ahmed dies

Ex-JP lawmaker from Comilla Ansar Ahmed dies

Former Jatiya Party (JP) lawmaker from Comilla sadar constituency Ansar Ahmed died at Samorita Hospital in the capital on Tuesday morning. He was 66

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Motiur Rahman Nizami

Nizami verdict not today

International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday said it will not deliver its scheduled judgement against Jamaat chief and war crimes accused Motiur Rahman Nizami as he has fallen sick and could not be brought to the tribunal.

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Indian home ministry rejects visa-free entry proposal for Bangladeshis

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has shot down two proposals of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to grant visa-free entry to Bangladeshi nationals under the age of 18 and above the age of 65, and to put the neighbouring country in the ‘visa on arrival’ category.

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Moon Chang-Keuk (C) a nominee for South Korea's Prime minister, leaves his office to attend a news conference to withdraw his candidacy at a government complex in Seoul June 24, 2014. The second nominee for South Korea's prime minister withdrew his name on Tuesday over controversial comments he made about the country's troubled past with Japan in the latest political setback for President Park Geun-hye. - Reuters photo

Second nominee for South Korea prime minister withdraws

The second nominee for South Korea’s prime minister withdrew his name on Tuesday over controversial comments he made about the country’s troubled past with Japan in the latest political setback for President Park Geun-hye.

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Neymar double helps Brazil through

Neymar double helps Brazil through

Neymar shot to the top of the World Cup scoring charts with a superb double in a 4-1 win for Brazil over Cameroon on Monday that sent the hosts through as Group A winners to face Chile in the last 16. After grabbing a brace in Brazil’s 3-1 win against Croatia in their opening game at the finals, Neymar was […]

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Mexico ease into last 16

Mexico ease into last 16

Javier Hernandez came off the bench to help Mexico reach the last 16 of the World Cup as their watertight defence and swift counter attacks gave them a 3-1 win against Croatia on Monday to emerge from Group A as runners-up behind Brazil. Mexico, who will face Group B winners Netherlands in Fortaleza on Sunday, had looked happy to hold […]

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, National, Sports
Police escort Harkatul Jihad al Islami leader Mufti Abdul Hannan to jail from a Dhaka court on Monday after he along with seven others was awarded capital punishment in Ramna Batamul bomb attack case. — Indrajit Ghosh

Mufti Hannan, 7 others to die

A sessions court in Dhaka on Monday handed down death sentence to eight extremists, including Mufti Abdul Hannan Munshi, and life term imprisonment to six others for the deadly bomb attacks on Ramna Batamul in Dhaka during the Bangali New Year celebrations 13 years ago…

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Verdict today

Verdict today

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 is set to deliver today the verdict it kept waiting since March 24 in the war crimes case of detained Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami…

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
Leroy Fer (R) of the Netherlands head’s to score his team’s opening goal against Chile during their World Cup match at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo 
on Monday. — Reuters photo

Netherlands late surge seals group

The Netherlands staged a late assault with goals from Leroy Fer and Memphis Depay to beat Chile 2-0 and finish top of World Cup Group B on Monday.
The Dutch were left hoping that their third straight victory would help them avoid cup hosts Brazil in the second round…

Noor sent to jail for two weeks

A judicial magistrate court in Uttar Chabbis Parganas on Monday sent the Narayanganj seven killings prime accused Noor Hossain and two of his associates to jail for two weeks, in connection with a trespassing case in India…

June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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