Archive for July 16th, 2014

US preparing unilateral sanctions on Russia

US and European officials has said that the Obama administration is considering imposing unilateral sanctions on Russia over its threatening moves in Ukraine…

BCL mired in groupings over council session

BCL mired in groupings over council session

The two-year tenure of the pro-government Bangladesh Chhatra League central committee stepped into its fourth year on Friday mired in groupings over holding council sessions of the central and district unit committees…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Tk 560cr daily ADP spending in June

Tk 560cr daily ADP spending in June

THE government spent Tk 560 crore from development fund everyday in the month of June which took the total ADP implementation to 95 per cent in FY2013-14.
In May, the average daily spending of the ADP was Tk 238 crore which took the implementation rate to 67 per cent in the month, according to the data of the Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation Division of the planning ministry…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Muhith toys with plan to build an int’l convention centre near Padma bridge

Muhith toys with plan to build an int’l convention centre near Padma bridge

FINANCE Minister AMA Muhith is toying with a plan to build an international convention centre on 50 bighas of land on Dhaka-Mawa roadside at an estimated cost of Tk 2,400 crore…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
European Union ambassador William Hanna exchange views with members of Diplomatic Correspondent’s Association of Bangladesh at Ruposhi Bangla Hotel in Dhaka on Tuesday. — New Age photo

Dialogue must for long-term stability, says EU envoy

OUTGOING EU ambassador William Hanna on Tuesday renewed the European Union’s call for political dialogue to end confrontation and violence to make way for long-term stability in Bangladesh…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, Politics, TOP STORIES
Govt asked to install chemical testing units at ports

Govt asked to install chemical testing units at ports

THE High Court has directed the National Board of Revenue to install chemical testing units at land and sea ports within six months to stop the entry of imported chemically-treated fruits and foods…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Palestinians gather for the funeral of Sarah Omar el-Eid, 4, her father, Omar, 26, and her uncle Jihad, 27, as their bodies are brought into a house in  Rafah, southern Gaza Strip on 
Tuesday. — AP photo

Israel continues Gaza strikes

ISRAELI air strikes resumed in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, witnesses said, six hours after Israel unilaterally entered an Egyptian-proposed truce that was never accepted by Palestinians who find the offer tantamount to submission…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page
Govt clings to power ‘shamelessly’: Khaleda

Govt clings to power ‘shamelessly’: Khaleda

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Tuesday said the present government was clinging to power ‘shamelessly’ and called upon all irrespective of their opinions to free the country from its ‘misrule’…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics
Car bomb attack kills 89 in Afghanistan

Car bomb attack kills 89 in Afghanistan

A car packed with explosives exploded on Tuesday as it sped through a crowded market in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 89 people, officials said, one of the most violent attacks in the country in a year…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page

Cost for additional infrastructure to burden consumers

The authorities of the proposed Matarbari 1,200MW coal-fired power project have estimated to sell electricity at Tk 8.43 per unit or kilowatt-hour to PDB, at much higher than the regular cost, due to the additional infrastructure it would have to establish under the project…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

HC questions modification of court order

The High Court on Tuesday asked the government and the Rapid Action Battalion to explain why the modification of a Brahmanbaria judicial magistrate’s order that had asked the police to record a murder case against nine battalion members would not be quashed…

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DU suspends 10 BCL men for attacking journalists

The Dhaka University authorities on Tuesday suspended for different terms 10 activists of the ruling Awami League-backed Bangladesh Chhatra League from their respective department for attacking journalists…

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Microbus rape claim false, police tell HC

Dhaka Metropolitan Police deputy commissioner (Mirpur division), Mirpur police officer-in-charge and a physician on Tuesday told the High Court that the claim that an apparel worker was raped in a running microbus in Dhaka on July 2 was false…

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Missing schoolgirl found dead in Gazipur

The police recovered the body of a schoolgirl from generator room of an apartment building at Konabari in Gazipur on Tuesday, a day after she went missing…

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No legal action yet against anyone

The liberation war affairs ministry is yet to get any reply from the Prime Minister’s Office or the public administration ministry to its requests made two months ago seeking their suggestion on actions against people found to be involved in gold crest scam…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

BSF detains cattle trader in Thakurgaon

The Border Security Force of India arrested a Bangladeshi national for allegedly intruding into their territory early Tuesday. Tofazzal Hossain, 30, a resident of village Bograbari of Haripur upazila, was detained by the BSF upon his return to…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
A photo shows the entrance of BASIC Bank’s Karwan Bazar Branch in Dhaka on Tuesday. The government has appointed the chairman and four directors of the scam-hit BASIC Bank board violating the banking regulation as no Bangladesh Bank approval was taken for the appointments. — New Age photo

BASIC Bank chair, directors appointed violating rules

The government has appointed the chairman and four directors of the scam-hit BASIC Bank board violating the banking regulation as no Bangladesh Bank approval was taken for the appointments…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Business
Teletalk reluctant to use illegal VoIP detection system

Teletalk reluctant to use illegal VoIP detection system

Teletalk, the state-0wned mobile phone company, is reluctant to prevent illegal VoIP as the company is not using the SIM Detection Box system effectively despite repeated request from the telecom regulator…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Factory owners agree to pay apparel workers by July 26

Apparel factory owners on Tuesday agreed to pay the workers partial wages of current month and festival allowance by July 26 ahead of Eid. ‘The factory owners have agreed to pay apparel workers partial wages of the current…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Market Disclosures

Market Disclosures

Credit Rating Agency of Bangladesh has announced the entity rating (surveillance) of the company as ‘A2’ based on audited financial statements up to December 31, 2013; unaudited 1Q 2014 (ended as on 31 March 2014) financial statements; bank liability position as on June 09, 2014 and other relevant quantitative as well as qualitative information up to the date of rating declaration…

July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

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