Archive for June 29th, 2014

Make public list of Swiss Bank depositors: BNP

BNP on Sunday demanded the government make public the list of the Bangladeshis deposited money in Swiss Bank after an international inquiry…

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Two deals involving $94mn signed with ADB

The government on Sunday signed agreements with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for $82 million in loans and $12 million in grants to protect coastal towns from natural disasters and climate change.

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, National

2 bodies from Libya to arrive this week

Two bodies of Bangladeshi migrant workers killed in a missile attack at Benghazi in Libya on June 21, will arrive in Dhaka this week…

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Stocks rise as capital gain tax withdrawn

Dhaka stocks advanced for the fifth trading session on Sunday as the finance minister AMA Muhith Saturday withdrew a plan to impose capital gain tax on the share investors…

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, National

Budget passed

The parliament on Sunday passed the proposed budget of Tk 2,50,506 crore for fiscal year 2014-15 .

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Cop attempts to abduct a plaintiff from court

A police official was detained for his alleged attempt to snatch a plaintiff away from a Dhaka court, Sunday…

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Place Sagar-Runi murder probe report August 13: Court

Place Sagar-Runi murder probe report August 13: Court

A Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court in Dhaka on Sunday fixed August 13 for submitting the probe report of the journalist couple Sagar-Runi murder.

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

1,128 bodies of workers brought home in 4 months: Minister

A total of 1128 bodies of expatriate workers were brought back home in the first four months of the current year, Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister told Parliament on Sunday

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

War crimes evidences against Hasan found: WCIA

The War Crimes Investigation Agency (WCIA) Sunday said they have found credible evidences of war crimes committed by Syed Md Hasan alias Hasen Ali, an alleged Razakar Bahini commander of erstwhile Tarail thana under Kishoreganj sub-division.

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Brazil soccer fans react as they watch their team's victory against Chile during a 2014 World Cup round of 16 game, in a bar in Brasilia June 28, 2014. - Reuters

Brazilians celebrate after World Cup scare

Brazilian fans launched fireworks, danced and breathed a huge collective sigh of relief Saturday after their team narrowly escaped an embarrassing World Cup exit

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

2 killed in ‘gunfight’ with DB in Dhaka

Two suspected criminals were reportedly killed in a ‘gunfight’ with the Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan police (DMP) in the city’s Motijheel area early Sunday.

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring against Uruguay during their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. Reuters photo

Brilliant Rodriguez leads Colombia into last eight

James Rodriguez scored a contender for goal of the tournament and put the finishing touch to a sweet, flowing attacking raid as Colombia beat a toothless Uruguay 2-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time on Saturday. Colombia will now play hosts Brazil in the last eight in Fortaleza on July 4 and on the […]

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Flat buyers to have chance to use untaxed money

The finance bill 2014 was passed in parliament on Saturday with some major changes, retaining the provision for investing undisclosed money in purchase of flats and imposing fresh surcharge on mobile phone users…

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar leaps into his team-mates arms after the beat Chile in penalty shoot out during their World Cup round of 16 match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on Saturday. — AP photo

Brazil survive Chile scare

Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar saved two spot-kicks in a shootout against Chile to send the hosts into the World Cup quarter-finals 3-2 on penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time on Saturday…

Home delivery of mouza maps on the cards

The Department of Land Records and Surveys has finalized plans for the home delivery of mouza maps to applicants in five days since online payment of fees…

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Leaders blame each other

Central leaders of ruling Awami League are blaming each other for the failure to mobilise attendance at the discussions and cultural programmes at Suhrawardy Udyan on June 25 and 26 to mark the party’s 65th founding anniversary…

1 killed in AL-BNP clash during Kanchan municipal polls

A man was shot dead and over 50 people were injured as violent clashes broke out between supporters of the ruling Awami League and Bangladesh Nationalist Party during Kanchan municipality polls in Rupganj of Narayanganj on Saturday morning…

Ramadan begins tomorrow

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

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Brazilian fans cheer their team before the start of the round of 16 World Cup match against Chile at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on 
Saturday. — AFP photo

Futsal the bedrock of Brazilian football success

The moment play breaks down the counter attack starts, the players sweeping forward at dizzying pace. The ball is fizzed out to the left but the resulting shot thumps into the wall behind the goal. Brazil’s next generation are honing their skills…

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Front Page, National, Sports

Audit finds $70m spending irregularities

In just one year, health ministry officials have misused at least $70 million of funds provided for a major development programme primarily financed by the World Bank and the governments of Britain, Canada, Sweden and the United States, according to an official audit report…

June 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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