Archive for July 9th, 2014

Medicine worth Tk 2 crore seized at airport

Medicine worth Tk 2 crore seized at airport

Customs Intelligence seized a huge quantity of illegal medicine worth Tk 1 crore from two luggage at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday…

July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Brazil supporters react after the World Cup semifinal soccer match against Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on Tuesday. Germany won the match 7-1. AP photo

Brazil struggle with big WC loss to Germany

It wasn’t just a bad dream. Brazilians woke up Wednesday to dreadful headlines describing the shame and humiliation of their soccer team’s historic defeat of 7-1 to Germany in the World Cup’s semifinal. There were also reports of violence breaking out right after the game with many buses being torched in the country’s biggest city. At least one store selling […]

July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Khaleda reiterates waging movement after Eid

Khaleda reiterates waging movement after Eid

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Wednesday reiterated to wage severe movement to oust the incumbent ruling party-led ‘tyrant’ government after Eid…

July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
HC to hear govt’s plea seeking CID’s exclusion Thursday

HC to hear govt’s plea seeking CID’s exclusion Thursday

The High Court on Wednesday fixed Thursday for hearing on the petition filed by the government seeking modification of the court order that the Criminal Investigation Department would investigate the Narayanganj seven-murder case in addition to the Detective Branch…

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HC grants Mosharraf conditional bail

The High Court on Wednesday granted bail to BNP leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain in a money laundering case on the condition that he cannot leave…

July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Palestinian rockets land deep in Israel as it bombards Gaza killing 27

Palestinian rockets land deep in Israel as it bombards Gaza killing 27

Palestinians in Gaza fired more rockets at Tel Aviv on Wednesday, targeting Israel’s heartland after Israeli attacks in the enclave that Palestinian officials said have killed at least…

July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Minister admits harassment of returnee migrant workers

Minister admits harassment of returnee migrant workers

The minister for expatriates’ welfare overseas employment, Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, on Wednesday admitted that the migrant workers were being harassed after returning to Bangladesh…

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Ashraful questions necessity of district councils

Ashraful questions necessity of district councils

The minister for local government, rural development and cooperatives, Syed Ashraful Islam, on Wednesday said now it requires considering whether there is any need for keeping district councils at all.

July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Police disperses apparel workers at North Badda in Dhaka using water cannons while they were demonstrating for the payment of their due wages on Wednesday. — Indrajit Ghosh

Police disperse apparel workers using water cannon

Police dispersed apparel workers at North Badda in Dhaka charging baton, firing teargas shells and using water cannons while they were demonstrating for the payment of their due wages…

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Tofail asks DCs to monitor markets round the year

Tofail asks DCs to monitor markets round the year

The minister for commerce, Tofail Ahmed, on Wednesday asked the deputy commissioners to monitor commodity markets round the year, not only during Ramadan, to keep prices of the essentials under control…

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Dhaka-Ctg rail link resumes after 7- hr

Rail communication was restored after a seven-hour halt as a freight train derailed near at Faujderhat in Chittagong on Wednesday.

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HC summons Mirpur DC, OC for failing to arrest rapists’ gang

The High Court on Wednesday directed the Dhaka Metropolitan Police deputy commissioner (Mirpur division) and Mirpur police officer-in-charge to appear before the court on July 15 for their failure to arrest the culprits who reportedly ‘gang-raped’ an apparel worker.

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Govt won’t restore controversial press law, says Inu

Information minister Hasanul Haque Inu once again said on Wednesday that the government was not considering any amendment to a law that would reinstate deputy commissioners’ power to cancel…

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Chaos in Indian Parliament as Trinamool protest against BJP

Chaos in Indian Parliament as Trinamool protest against BJP

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress MPs took to loud and raging protests in the Parliament on Wednesday. The Trinamool MPs held up placards, a day after an ugly clash with…

July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Khaleda’s trial deferred to July 27

Khaleda’s trial deferred to July 27

A special court in Dhaka on Wednesday deferred recording depositions of the prosecution witnesses against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in two graft cases…

July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

25 children return from India

A total of 25 Bangladeshi children trafficked to India at different times, returned home on Tuesday evening, a BGB source…

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Palestinians say 23 dead in Gaza

Palestinians say 23 dead in Gaza

At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wednesday, by a bombardment Israel said may be just the start of a lengthy offensive against Islamist militants whose rockets struck deeper than ever before into…

July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Germany forward Miroslav Klose (L) celebrates after he scored his team’s second goal during their 2014 World Cup semi-final football match against Brazil at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday.— AFP photo

Germany shatter Brazil’s WC dream

Germany scored five goals in 18 astonishing first-half minutes on their way to a 7-1 semi-final mauling of Brazil on Tuesday which shattered the host nation’s hopes of being winning their sixth World Cup.
It was the most shocking result in the tournament’s history, Brazil’s record World Cup defeat and their first at home in 64 competitive matches since 1975…

Germany’s soft-spoken Klose sets scoring record

Germany striker Miroslav Klose became the World Cup’s all-time record scorer with his 16th goal during their semi-final against Brazil on Tuesday, eclipsing former Brazil striker Ronaldo in the record books with his 23rd minute strike. The 36-year-old, playing in his fourth World Cup, had already equalled Ronaldo on 15 goals with his dramatic strike in Germany’s 2-2 draw against […]

Bangladesh gets four-fifths of disputed Bay area

Bangladesh gets four-fifths of disputed Bay area

The permanent court of arbitration in The Hague in its verdict awarded Bangladesh 19,467 sq km of area out of a total disputed area of about 25,602 sq km with India.
In the delimitation process, Bangladesh lost South Talpatty which fell into the Indian territorial water…

July 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

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