Archive for June 28th, 2014

Ramadan begins Monday

Holy Ramadan, the lunar month of self-purification through fasting and abstinence, begins on Monday as the new moon was not sighted anywhere in Bangladesh sky on Saturday.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Delhi needs to settle Teesta, LBA issues: Pinak

Former Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Pinak Ranjan Chakrabarty has said India needs to sign and ratify the Teesta River Water sharing pact and Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) with Bangladesh

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Politics

Quader unhappy with the work of Chinese firm

Communications minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday expressed dissatisfaction over Chinese firm Sinohydro Corporation for its slow pace in the implementation of the Dhaka-Chittagong four-lane highway project.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Bring back laundered money: TIB

Transparency International Bangladesh has urged the government to take advantage of existing legal instruments, including UN Convention against Corruption to bring back the siphoned-off assets.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, National

Modi tweets to intensify relations with Bangladesh

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi said his government wants to boost relations with Bangladesh.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Politics

Budget to be implemented, reaffirms PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday voiced her government’s firm determination to implement the new budget and thus ensure the country’s socioeconomic development.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, National
Raushon castigates Muhith, Atiur for improper bank management

Raushon castigates Muhith, Atiur for improper bank management

Opposition leader Raushon Ershad on Saturday came down heavily on finance minister AMA Muhith and Bangladesh Bank governor Atiur Rahman for what she said mishandling the country’s financial sector.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

JS passes Finance Bill 2014

The Finance Bill 2014 was passed in the House on Saturday incorporating some changes in tax and customs duties chapters.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, National
Amir Hossain Amu

Khaleda’s dream won’t be fulfilled: Amu

Industries minister Amir Hossain Amu Saturday said BNP’s dream to come to power by putting up complains before foreigners against the country’s internal politics would not be accomplished

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Mirpur ‘Jhut Potti’ catches fire

A fire broke out at a slum of waste fabrics traders, known as Jhut Potti, in the city’s Mirpur area Saturday morning.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National
4 killed in Tangail road mishap

4 killed in Tangail road mishap

At least four people were killed in a head-on collision between a pickup and a truck at Jokarchor area under Kalihati upazila in Tangail Saturday morning, police said.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Kanchan municipality poll violence kills 1

A man was shot dead during a clash between the supporters of Awami League and BNP at Tarail under Rupganj upazila in Narayanganj Saturday morning, police said.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Ukraine extends ceasefire by 72 hours

Ukraine on Friday extended a government forces’ ceasefire against separatist rebels by 72 hours until 10 pm on Monday, the website of president Petro Poroshenko said.

‘Criminal’ killed in Khulna ‘shootout’

‘Criminal’ killed in Khulna ‘shootout’

A listed criminal was killed in a ‘gunfight’ between his cohorts and police at Thukra in Dumuria upazila in Khulna early Saturday

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National
BSF kills Bangladeshi in Jessore

BSF kills Bangladeshi in Jessore

A Bangladeshi young man was beaten to death allegedly by the Border Security Force (BSF) of Indian on Putkhali frontier under Benapole port police station in Jessore early Saturday.

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Coaching business still thrives 2 years after ban

The government ban on private tuition by teachers, reminders to abide by the guidelines and serving show cause notices for violation of the order have failed to stop coaching business by teachers, which is still thriving two years after the ban was imposed…

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
India wants to boost people to people ties

India wants to boost people to people ties

The Indian external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj, on Friday told the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, that the new Indian government wanted to boost relations with the people of Bangladesh but not with a certain political party or certain government…

No Indian involvement in B’desh internal politics: spokesperson

India on Friday brushed aside the idea of its involvement in the internal political issues of Bangladesh, saying that these were issues that needed to be addressed and resolved by the Bangladeshis…

June 28, 2014 · 1 comment · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Govt to change DAP without detailed study

The government has decided in principal to amend the Detailed Area Plan for Dhaka city without any detailed analysis of its application despite protest from water resources minister against the move…

June 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Zia involved in Mujib killing: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Friday iterated that BNP founder Ziaur Rahman was involved in the conspiracy cooked up by Awami League leader Khondaker Mostaq Ahmed for the assassination of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman…

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