Archive for July 14th, 2014

Chandika Hathurusinghe

Hathurusinghe mum on Sakib issue

Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusinghe refused to make any comments about the recent punishment of all-rounder Sakib al Hasan on his arrival in Dhaka on Monday. Hathurusinghe arrived in a Singapore Airlines flight at 11:00pm on Monday to formally take the charge of the national cricket team on a two-year contract. The Sri Lankan coach, who oversaw the recent series […]

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

10 journalists injured in BCL attack at DU

At least 10 Dhaka University correspondents of different national dailies and television channels were injured as the activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League attacked them at Mall Chhattar in the campus on Monday evening. Dhaka University Journalists’ Association president MM Jasim alleged that the activists of Chhatra League, led by Surya Sen Hall unit president Mobarak Hossain, attacked the journalists following […]

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
A file photo shows cargo containers are being loaded at the Chittagong port. – New Age photo

Traders forced to pay Tk 64.7 lakh a day as bribe at Ctg port, CCH: TIB

Customs officials of the Chittagong Customs House illegally collect Tk 47.5 lakh per day as bribe from exporters and importers at different stages of customs procedures, a study of Transparency International Bangladesh…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, National
Khaleda brands AL, JSD and Ershad as killers

Khaleda brands AL, JSD and Ershad as killers

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Monday branded the Awami League, the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal and Jatiya Party chief HM Ershad as killers and said all killers, now being united, have made country a killing ground.

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Nadine Gordimer

Author Nadine Gordimer passes away at 90

The South African Nobel-prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, one of the literary world’s most powerful voices against apartheid, has died at the age of 90, her family say.

Israelis clash with stone-throwers in West Bank, downs a ‘Palestinian’ drone

Israelis clash with stone-throwers in West Bank, downs a ‘Palestinian’ drone

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian man during clashes with stone-throwers in the occupied West Bank on Monday, both sides said, as tensions mounted over Israel’s military offensive in Gaza.

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
JUST closed for indefinite period after killing of student

JUST closed for indefinite period after killing of student

New Age Online
Authorities of Jessore University of Science and Technology on Monday closed the university for indefinite period flowing activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, student wing of the ruling party hacked a student of the university to death.

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
A 2010 file photo shows Maradona embraceses Messi. – AP photo

Maradona feels Messi won golden ball only for commercial reasons

Football icon Diego Maradona felt Lionel Messi did not deserve to win the Golden Ball following his performances at the World Cup rather the 27-year-old Barcelona star only won…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Govt will be responsible for any unwarranted situation, warns Santu Larma

Govt will be responsible for any unwarranted situation, warns Santu Larma

The Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samiti on Monday warned the government that it would be responsible for any unwarranted situation if it continues to against the expectation of the hill people and ignores…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
HC defers hearing of petition seeking revision of B’ baria court order

HC defers hearing of petition seeking revision of B’ baria court order

The High Court on Monday deferred till Tuesday the hearing of the petition seeking revision of a Brahmanbaria court order that cancelled another order asking police to record murder case against nine members of the Rapid Action Battalion and the case investigation by the Criminal…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Court rejects bail plea for Tarique’s aide

Court rejects bail plea for Tarique’s aide

A special court in Dhaka on Monday rejected the bail petition of Mia Nur Uddin Apu, personal secretary to the BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, in a bribe case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Cabinet nods publishing gazette on sea boundary with India

Cabinet nods publishing gazette on sea boundary with India

The cabinet on Monday approved a proposal for issuing a gazette notification on the country’s maritime boundary with India in keeping with a verdict of the UN permanent court of arbitration in The Hague…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Argentina's fans clash with riot police after Argentina lost to Germany in their 2014 World Cup final soccer match in Brazil, at a public square viewing area in Buenos Aires on Sunday . – Reuters Photo

Mix of tears, cheers and violence in Argentina

Argentine riot police fired tear gas and water cannon on Sunday to break up dozens of rock-hurling youths in central Buenos Aires after the nation’s hopes of a first World Cup win in 28 years were dashed by Germany in the final. Parents clutching their children ran away from the iconic Obelisk monument where tens of thousands of people had […]

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
1,000 sex workers displaced, as Tangail brothel demolished

1,000 sex workers displaced, as Tangail brothel demolished

Nearly 1,000 sex workers were forced to leave the Tangail brothel in one day’s notice as it was demolished Monday after a so called anti-unsocial activities committee threatened to set it on fire…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Cabinet condemns Israeli attacks on Gaza

Cabinet condemns Israeli attacks on Gaza

The cabinet on Monday condemned the Israeli military’s attacks on the Gaza strip where many innocent civilians including women and children were killed. Presided over by prime minister Sheikh Hasina and held at the secretariat, the weekly cabinet meeting called…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
SC tells co’s to tug away jetties from riverbanks

SC tells co’s to tug away jetties from riverbanks

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday rejected all five petitions filed with it to review a previous order asking five companies to tug away their riverside jetties…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Advance bus ticket sales begins in city

Advance bus ticket sales begins in city

Long-route bus operators in the city started selling advance tickets since Monday morning for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr travelers, said transport operators…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, National
Scolari resigns as Brazil coach

Scolari resigns as Brazil coach

Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned as coach of the Brazil national team, reports The Hindu quoting Globo television. The decision follows Brazil’s 3-0 defeat to the Netherlands in the match for third-place at the World Cup on Saturday and the 7-1 loss to Germany…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Israeli forces shell Lebanon after cross-border rocket attack

Israeli forces shell Lebanon after cross-border rocket attack

Israel appeared to hold off on a threatened escalation of its week-old Gaza Strip barrage on Monday despite having balked at Western calls for a ceasefire with an equally defiant Hamas…

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Argentina's Lionel Messi (3rd R) holds the Golden Ball trophy as Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (L) holds the Golden Glove trophy after their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 13. – Reuters photo

Messi wins Golden Ball, Rodriguez top scorer

Argentina captain Lionel Messi won FIFA’s ‘Golden Ball’ award as the best player of the World Cup after leading his team to Sunday’s final and Colombia’s James Rodriguez finished as the tournament’s top scorer with six goals.

July 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

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