Archive for June, 2014

Serena crashes at soggy Wimbledon

World number one and five-time champion Serena Williams crashed to her earliest defeat at Wimbledon for nine years on Saturday while Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova sailed smoothly through…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

Families yet to get compensation

Family members of those who lost their lives in the ferry accident in Munshiganj are yet to receive the compensation promised them by the Shipping Ministry and Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Evra fights his way out of French sin bin

Four years ago Patrice Evra faced deep trouble as a ringleader of striking French footballers. Today he is a moral force again in the dressing room and confidently holding off pretenders to his place on the pitch…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

England fan’s ear bitten off during Uruguay game

An England fan had his ear bitten off by another during the side’s World Cup game against Uruguay in Brazil, police in Britain said on Saturday.
The assault at the Group D game in Sao Paulo on 19 June left the man with half of his left ear ripped off and bloodied, they said…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Democratic Left Alliance brings out a procession in Dhaka on Sunday, demanding steps to check skyrocketing price of essentials. — New Age photo

DLA urges govt to rein in prices

Leaders of the Democratic Left Alliance – a combine of the eight left-leaning political parties – at a rally on Sunday in the city called on the Awami League-led government to take steps to check price hike of essentials during Ramadan…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

Jamal edge Muktis in seven-goal thriller

Table-toppers Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club continued their winning spree as they edged Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra in a thrilling 4-3 encounter in the Bangladesh Premier League at Gopalganj on Sunday…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Probe report submission deferred 26th time

A metropolitan magistrate court in Dhaka on Sunday asked that the probe report into the murder of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi be submitted to it by August 13…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
FY14 export to India heading to be four-year low

FY14 export to India heading to be four-year low

Export earnings from India are set to hit four-year low in the outgoing financial year 2013-14 despite Bangladesh’s call to its neighbouring country to reduce trade barriers.
Earnings from India in first 11months of the FY14 accounted for $396.82 million which is 26 per cent lower than the earnings of $536.09 million in July-May of FY 2012-13, the Export Promotion Bureau data showed…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

BSPA to celebrate World Sports Press Day

Bangladesh Sports Press Association on Sunday said it will accord reception to four Bangladeshi sports journalists – Rezaur Rahman Sohag, Shahidul Azam, Syed Majharul Parvez and Khandokar Tareq (photojournalist) – and newly-elected ICC president AHM Mustafa Kamal on July 5…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

Kiwis edge ahead of Windies

Kane Wiliamson and Brendon McCullum lifted New Zealand to 123 for three, a lead of 99, at stumps on the third day of the third and final Test against West Indies at Kensington Oval on Saturday…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
A file photo shows to-let advertisements hanging in a gate of an apartment building in the capital. The National Board of Revenue is going to finalise by today a rule for the house owners having income more than Tk 25,000 from their house property to deposit house rent through banks. — New Age photo

NBR finalises rules for house rent collection thru banks today

The National Board of Revenue is going to finalise by today rules for the house owners having income more than Tk 25,000 from their house property to deposit house rent through banks, officials said…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

20 JCD men sued for killing fellow

Twenty leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, student front of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, were accused in a case filed for murder of Sylhet city JCD executive member Zillul Haque Zilu…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Judiciary enquiry into Bihari camp killings demanded

Leaders of Indian Origin Urdu Speaking Minority Council- Bangladesh on Sunday at a press conference in the capital called on the government to launch a judiciary enquiry to find out those responsible for the killing of 10 Bihari people at Kalshi camp on June 14…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

NBR preparing list of polluting industries

The National Board of Revenue has taken an initiative to prepare a list of polluting industries for imposing and collecting newly introduced green tax, officials said…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

BTRC to submit same plan to fin min for 3rd time

Even after the finance ministry rejected twice, the telecom regulator is set to send the same proposal again to lower international call termination charges to 1.5 US cents from the existing 3 cents for the operators, ignoring the ministry suggestion for a baseline study…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business
Departing Chile earn hero status

Departing Chile earn hero status

Chile’s so nearly conquering heroes are sure of an incredible welcome on their return from a World Cup where they eliminated champions Spain but were cruelly knocked out by Brazil for the fourth time in their history…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Britain wishes Muslims Ramadan Mubarak

The UK’s secretary of state for foreign and commonwealth affairs, William Hague, wished “Ramadan Mubarak” to Muslims the world over, across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Death-rumour leads to student protests at Agargaon

Death-rumour leads to student protests at Agargaon

Students of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University went on the rampage on Sunday evening over a rumour of death of their fellow student, who sustained injuries in a traffic accident on the Roquiah Swarani at Agargaon on Saturday night…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

B’desh needs rapid transport, energy sector dev: economists

The country needs a rapid development of its transport and energy sectors, said economists on Sunday. Otherwise, it will fail to become a developed country by 2041 as targeted by the government, they said…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

WORLD CUP BRIEFS

Brazil’s victory over Chile in an agonising penalty shootout that sent the hosts into the World Cup quarter-finals was more frantically tweeted than the Super Bowl, the social media company said on Saturday. Traffic reached a record pace of 388,985 tweets per minute during the game, beating the 381,605 messages per minute fired during this year’s NFL final, Twitter Inc said in a statement…

June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

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