Archive for June 26th, 2014

Salim Osman wins N’ganj-5 by-polls

Salim Osman wins N’ganj-5 by-polls

Jatiya Party candidate AKM Salim Osman was unofficially declared elected in the Narayanganj-5 by-polls held on Thursday

June 26, 2014 · 1 comment · National, Politics

No worry about BD nationals in Iraq: Minister

With Iraq passing its tensest time since the withdrawal of US troops in 2011, expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment minister Engineer Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain on Thursday reiterated there is nothing to be worried about the Bangladeshis in Iraq…

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Suarez banned for nine matches

Suarez banned for nine matches

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was banned for nine matches by FIFA on Thursday after being found guilty of biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini…

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Obsession leads govt to killing spree: BNP

BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday said arresting and killing opposition leaders and activists have become an obsession of the government…

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Nahid defies question paper leakage

There was no allegation of question paper leak of any public examination in the last five years, education minister Nurul Islam Nahid told Parliament on Thursday.

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Ghana suspend Boateng, Muntari for insulting coach, official

Ghana suspend Boateng, Muntari for insulting coach, official

Midfielders Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari have been suspended from Ghana’s World Cup team with immediate effect after they clashed with coach Kwesi Appiah and a soccer federation (GFA) official. The GFA confirmed the decisions on their website (www.ghanafa.org) ahead of the nation’s Group G game against Portugal in Brasilia later on Thursday. Boateng was sanctioned following ‘vulgar verbal insults […]

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Govt to set up info cells at hospitals for journalists

Health minister Mohammad Nasim on Thursday said information cells will be set up in all public hospitals to facilitate free flow of information for the journalists and others concerned…

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · National
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India for resolving bilateral issues once and for all: Sushma

Visiting Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said India wants to resolve all pending bilateral issues between Bangladesh and India once and for all through intensive cordial discussions…

June 26, 2014 · 1 comment · National, Politics

Tribunal receives Nizami’s health report

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Thursday received the health report of war crimes accused and Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami. The tribunal registrar AKM Nasiruddin Mahmud said he received the report from…

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · National

6 to walk gallows for killing shrimp farm owner in Bagerhat

A court Bagerhat on Thursday sentenced six people, including two siblings, to death while two others to life term imprisonment for killing a shrimp enclosure owner in Morelganj upazila in 2003…

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · National

MH370 was on autopilot when it crashed: official

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was most likely on autopilot when it crashed into the Indian Ocean further south than previously thought, Australian officials said Thursday, as they charted the next phase of a so far fruitless…

US concerned over BGMEA statement

The US expressed grave concerns over the statements made by the head of BGMEA that individuals and labor rights activists who directly contact the US government or congress should be prosecuted…

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Clash with cops marks Shibir strike at RU

A clash erupted between the activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir and police on the Rajshahi University (RU) campus on Thursday during a strike, enforced by the university unit of the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, reports UNB.

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Kamal assumes the role of  ICC president

Kamal assumes the role of ICC president

Former Bangladesh Cricket Board President AHM Mustafa Kamal has assumed the role of the International Cricket Council president on Thursday. Kamal, who succeeded New Zealand’s Alan Isaac, is the 11th president of the ICC. ‘This is a memorable and historic day for Bangladesh cricket. On this day 14 years ago, Bangladesh became the 10th Test playing country. Today, a Bangladeshi […]

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Suarez and Uruguay sweat ahead of FIFA ruling on bite

Soccer’s governing body FIFA has not yet decided whether to expel Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from the World Cup for biting an opponent with deliberations set to continue on Thursday. Uruguay FA president Wilmar Valdez told reporters in Rio de Janeiro that FIFA’s disciplinary committee had not reached a decision on the case at a meeting on Wednesday and would […]

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Dhaka, Delhi discuss bilateral issues

Bangladesh and India on Thursday discussed the key bilateral issues between the two countries, reports UNB.

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Thousands of red roses, purchased by Michael Jackson fans through online campaign, adorn the entrance of the mausoleum where Jackson is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park-Glendale for the 5th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death due to drug overdose, in Glendale, California June 25, 2014. – REUTERS photo

Jackson fans from around world recall icon, 5 years on

Michael Jackson fans from around the world laid flowers Wednesday at the mausoleum where the pop icon is interred, grieving but also celebrating on the fifth anniversary of his shock death, BSS reported quoting AFP.

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Entertainment, International

Nigeria blast kills 21

At least 21 people were killed when a suspected bomb tore through a crowded shopping district in the Nigerian capital Abuja during rush hour on Wednesday, police said, adding to the toll of hundreds killed in attacks this year.

Shaqiri treble sends Switzerland into last 16

Shaqiri treble sends Switzerland into last 16

Switzerland powered into the World Cup knockout stages as Group E runners-up and will play Argentina for a quarter final berth after a superb Xherdan Shaqiri hat-trick gave them a 3-0 win over Honduras on Wednesday. Honduras finished bottom of the group with three defeats in as many games. Kosovo-born forward Shaqiri enjoyed a memorable afternoon as he linked up […]

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
France top group, 10-man Ecuador out after draw

France top group, 10-man Ecuador out after draw

France took top spot in World Cup Group E while 10-man Ecuador were eliminated after a sprightly 0-0 draw at the Maracana stadium on Wednesday. Switzerland, who beat Honduras 3-0, took second spot and will play Argentina in the last 16 while the French will face Nigeria. Ecuador, who had to play most of the second half with 10 men […]

June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

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