Archive for August 29th, 2014

Two Bangladeshi construction workers killed in UAE

Two Bangladeshi construction workers were killed after falling from an under construction building at Sharjah city of United Arab Emirates, according to The Gulf News…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Labour groups rally for reopening Tuba Group factories

Tuba Group Sramik Sangram Committee and National Garment Workers Federation on Friday at separate programmes in the city demanded reopening of five garment factories of Tuba Group

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Pakistan army to mediate between PM, protesters

Pakistan’s powerful military returned to the political arena on Thursday, agreeing to mediate between the government and protesters who have camped out in the capital for two weeks demanding the resignation of prime minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged voting fraud. Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who have led parallel anti-government protests, met with army chief General Raheel Sharif late […]

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
3 Myanmar nationals held 11 thousand Yaba tablets

3 Myanmar nationals held 11 thousand Yaba tablets

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh on Friday arrested three Myanmar nationals along with 11 thousand pieces of contraband Yaba tablets from Old Transit point of Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Body found in Jenaidah’s Kodla river

The body of a Bangladeshi national, believed be killed in India, was recovered from the River Kodla under Moheshpur in Jhenaidah on Friday morning…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Cadet found dead at BMA

Cadet found dead at BMA

A cadet was found at Bangladesh Military Academy in Sitakunda of Chittagong on Thursday. M Imtiaz Mahmud who was receiving training at the academy was found hanged with the ceiling fan in his room in the morning, said an ISPR…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Man held with 8.4kg gold at Dhaka airport

The customs intelligence on Friday seized 72 gold bars weighing around 8.4 kilograms and arrested a person at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

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At least 50 villages of Sariakandi in Bogra get inundated as a 300 stretch of flood control embankment of Water Development Board washed away on Friday. — New Age Photo

50 villages inundated in Bogra

A portion of a flood control embankment of Water Development Board on the bank of River Jamuna was washed away at Sariakandi in Bogra on early Friday, flooding 50 more villages.

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

2 held in connection with Moghbazar triple murder

The police on Friday detained two people suspecting their involvement in the killings of three people in city’s Moghbazar area.

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

US openly accuses Russia of sending combat troops to Ukraine

The United States openly accused Russia on Thursday of sending combat forces into Ukraine and threatened to tighten economic sanctions, but Washington stopped short of calling Moscow’s intensified support for separatist forces an invasion.

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

IS kills dozens of Assad soldiers

The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear before meeting their deaths in the arid Syrian countryside.

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
Relatives wail at Dhaka Medical College Hospital as gunmen killed three people after storming a house at Moghbazar in the capital on Thursday. — Sourav Loskar

Gunmen storm house in city, kill 3

Gunmen burst into a house and killed three people, including a woman, in the capital’s Moghbazar neighbourhood on Thursday night. Another youth sustained bullet wounds…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

No end to OSDs’ woes

Over 250 civil servants, who have been idling away their time as officers on special duty at the public administration ministry for nearly six years, still see no hope for postings…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
NPC struggling to accommodate public servants’ demands

NPC struggling to accommodate public servants’ demands

The National Pay Commission is facing challenges in preparing a new pay structure for public servants removing discrepancies and grievances…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
New areas in north inundated

New areas in north inundated

Rising flood waters inundated more areas in Kurigram, Lalmonirhat and Jamalpur districts cutting off relief supplies to thousands of marooned villagers…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
Stolen baby rescued in Gazipur

Stolen baby rescued in Gazipur

The newborn baby, which was stolen from Dhaka Medical College Hospital more than a week ago, was recovered in Gazipur early Thursday. Rapid Action Battalion also detained two women who allegedly…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
Police, family suspect religious differences behind killing

Police, family suspect religious differences behind killing

Investigators as well as the family of Nurul Islam Faruqui, the slain presenter of an Islamic programme on private television Channel-i, said they suspected that differences over some religious issues…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
City goes without power for 6hrs

City goes without power for 6hrs

Residents of large areas of Dhaka city on Thursday experienced power outage for five to six hours as a circuit breaker of the main substation of Dhaka Power Distribution Company at Ullon went out of order following…

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
Britain a ‘deeply elitist’ society

Britain a ‘deeply elitist’ society

Britain is still a ‘deeply elitist’ society where top jobs are dominated by people educated at fee-paying schools and Oxford and Cambridge universities…

IS executes 250 Syrian soldiers

IS executes 250 Syrian soldiers

Islamic State fighters have executed 250 Syrian soldiers captured when the group seized an air base in the province of Raqqa at the weekend, according to a video posted on YouTube on Thursday and confirmed as genuine by an Islamic State fighter. The video showed the bodies of dozens of men lying face down wearing nothing but their underwear. Their […]

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