Archive for October 3rd, 2014

Hefajat declares Tk 5-lakh bounty on Latif’s head

Leaders of Hefajat-e-Islam Bangladesh in Narayanganj on Friday declared a Tk 5-lakh bounty on the head of telecommunications minister Abdul Latif Siddique for his recent defamatory remarks against hajj and Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Govt must sit for talks with BNP: Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said on Friday that there was no alternative way for the incumbent government to sit for dialogue with the party for holding election under a neutral non-partisan government…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Sweden to recognise state of Palestine

Sweden’s new centre-left government will recognise the state of Palestine in a move that will make it the first major European country to take the step, prime minister Stefan Lofven said on Friday…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Bhasha Matin on life support

Language movement hero Abdul Matin, now 88, is on life support after being felt severe breathing complications in the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University hospital on Friday…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Heavy fighting hits Kurdish Syrian town by Turkey

Kurdish fighters battled Islamic State group fighters Friday near a Syrian Kurdish town along the border with Turkey as Turkish prime minister said his country will prevent the fall of Kobani…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Clashes break out between HK residents, protesters

Clashes break out between HK residents, protesters

Pushing and yelling, hundreds of Hong Kong residents tried to force pro-democracy activists from the streets they were occupying Friday as tensions rose in the weeklong protests that have…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Tanners announce rawhide prices

Tanners announce rawhide prices

Tanners on Friday announced the prices for purchasing different types of rawhides during Eid-ul-Azha in an effort to maintain discipline in the purchasing process and prevent…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. – New Age file photo

Latif has to pay for his remarks: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Friday said her government was not in awkward situation at the remarks of Abdul Latif Siddique rather he dragged himself…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Latif’s statement of his own: Inu

Information minister Hasanul Huq Inu said that the statement of minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui was of his own and that he alone would bear responsibility…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Islamists demand capital punishment for Latif

Several hundred Muslim devotees on Friday protested the remarks of telecommunications minister Abdul Latif Siddique on Islam and demanded capital punishment…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National

3 held with 1.40 lakh Yaba tablets in Chittagong

Members of Rapid Action Battalion in separate drives detained three people along with 1.40 lakh pieces of amphetamine Yaba pill from several parts of the port city on…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National
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10-km tailback at Mawa-Kawrakandi route

At least 10-kilometre long tailback was created at Mawa-Kawrakandi route on Friday due to excessive pressure of home goers ahead of…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National

80-km tailback at Dhaka-Tangail highway

Dhaka-Tangail highway experienced a tailback stretching along an 80-kilometre area from Kaliakoir of Gazipur…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Bangladesh beat Hong Kong to claim cricket bronze

Bangladesh claimed bronze medal in the Asian Games cricket when they beat Hong King by 27 runs in the third-place play off at the Yeonhui Cricket Ground…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Australia authorizes special forces troops to fight IS in Iraq

Australian special forces troops will be deployed in Iraq to assist in the fight against Islamic State militants, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday, and its aircraft will also join …

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

No further compensation for 800 Rana Plaza victims

Around 800 people, who made compensation claims to the mass compensation committee formed by International Labour Organisation, will not receive any further compensation as the committee had judged that the claimants had not suffered any physical or mental disability…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Latif Siddique to be removed from both cabinet, AL: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said that telecommunications minister Abdul Latif Siddique would be expelled from both the cabinet and the Awami League for making derogatory remarks about Islam…

Govt hospitals discharging patients ahead of Puja, Eid vacation

Government hospitals in the capital are discharging patients ahead of Durga Puja and Eid as most doctors and nurses had gone on leave…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

6 more cases filed against Latif Siddique as protests rage

Six more cases were filed against senior minister Abdul Latif Siddique with different courts on Thursday as protests continued to rage in cities and towns for his derogatory remarks about Islam, its Prophet (SM) and hajj…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Govt decides to send ‘sensitive cases’ to speedy trial tribunals

The government on Thursday decided to transfer ‘sensitive cases’ filed during the recent political turmoil to the speedy trial tribunals for their quick disposal…

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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