Archive for August 23rd, 2014

Govt fails to pay off cheated clients

Govt fails to pay off cheated clients

None of the over three lakh cheated clients of JUBOK got back the money they had deposited with the fraudster due to the government’s inaction…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
Applications pile up

Applications pile up

Applications for new electricity connections are piling up with power utilities as the government is struggling to increase the capacity of power generation, transmission and distribution…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
Disarray in flat distribution among wounded freedom fighters

Disarray in flat distribution among wounded freedom fighters

The distribution of apartments among freedom fighters wounded during the liberation war – under the Gajnabi Housing Project of the Bangladesh Freedom Fighters Welfare Trust – has fallen into disarray as many of the apartments are already forcefully occupied…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
Shia militiamen kill 70 at Iraq Sunni mosque

Shia militiamen kill 70 at Iraq Sunni mosque

Shia militiamen gunned down 70 people in an apparent revenge attack at an Iraqi Sunni mosque Friday, dealing a blow to government efforts to regain territory seized by jihadist-led militants…

Israel steps up Gaza onslaught

Israel steps up Gaza onslaught

Hamas gunmen executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel in the heart of Gaza City on Friday, as the deadly war between the Islamist movement and Israel…

Marooned still without succour

Marooned still without succour

Flood situation in northern and north-eastern districts remained unchanged as rivers in Brahmaputra and Surma basins stopped rising on Friday after submerging vast areas and leaving thousands of people marooned…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
AL now plans to hold pending district council sessions by December

AL now plans to hold pending district council sessions by December

The ruling Awami League now plans to complete the pending council sessions of its organisational districts by December backtracking from its previous decision…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics
Imran Khan’s party quits parliament

Imran Khan’s party quits parliament

The party of Pakistan’s famed cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, who has led a week of anti-government protests in the capital, resigned from parliament on Friday in its latest bid to drive prime minister Nawaz Sharif from…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, International, South Asia
Around 70 pc failed the last five teachers’ registration exams

Around 70 pc failed the last five teachers’ registration exams

About 70 to 80 per cent candidates who appear for the teachers’ registration examination – a pre-qualifying exam to become a teacher at non-government schools and colleges – fail to secure pass marks, according to results…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
Secys say children won’t take advantage

Secys say children won’t take advantage

Four secretaries and a joint secretary, who had allegedly obtained forged certificates as freedom fighters for extension of their jobs, had undertaken that their children would never take any advantage using the certificates…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
Mother, son succumb to injuries

Mother, son succumb to injuries

An apparel worker and her son succumbed to burn injuries they had received in a sewerage drain explosion at Fatullah in Narayanganj on August 18, at Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s burn unit…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
Gold worth over six crore seized in city

Gold worth over six crore seized in city

Customs authorities and railway police in separate hauls seized around 12 kilograms of gold bars, worth over Tk six crore, from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and Kamalapur railway…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
12 generic, brand names of formalin inserted into import policy order

12 generic, brand names of formalin inserted into import policy order

The government has inserted 12 generic and commercial tags of formaldehyde into the Import Policy Order 2012-2015 to control the import of the chemical, commercially known as formalin, which is often used to preserve…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
Missing college girl found dead

Missing college girl found dead

Police recovered the body of a college girl from a water body in Shariatpur municipal area on Friday, five days after she had gone missing. The victim was an honours student of Government Golam Hader Khan Women’s College…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
Instant noodles carry health risks for women: study

Instant noodles carry health risks for women: study

Women who eat instant noodles, like Ramen, at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar and high cholesterol, US researchers…

Univ student killed by microbus in city

Univ student killed by microbus in city

A microbus veered out of control and jumped on to a footpath killing a university student and injuring two other pedestrians in the capital’s Kafrul…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
Implementation of Phulbari deal demanded

Implementation of Phulbari deal demanded

Politicians, academics and rights defenders on Friday demanded immediate implementation of Phulbari agreement signed in 2006 stating that open-pit method would not be followed in mining coal at Phulbari in Dinajpur…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
JU suspends 16 BCL men

JU suspends 16 BCL men

Jahangirnagar University on Thursday night suspended 16 students, also Bangladesh Chhatra League activists, for their alleged involvement in a clash between two groups of the ruling Awami League-backed student organisation…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics
Govt urged to stop grabbing pry schools

Govt urged to stop grabbing pry schools

Civil society activists on Friday urged the government to stop grabbing the land of the country’s government primary schools and demolition…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Woman held for torturing domestic help

Woman held for torturing domestic help

Police held a housewife on Friday on charge of brutally torturing a domestic help at Sabujbagh in Patuakhali. The arrested was identified…

August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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