Archive for October 4th, 2014

100 hurt in Habiganj clash

Around 100 people, including 12 with bullets, were injured in a fierce clash between two groups of villagers over a trifling matter at Shahpur in Baniachang of Habiganj on Saturday…

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Continued anarchy barring people to celebrate Eid: Khaleda

Continued anarchy barring people to celebrate Eid: Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday said it would not be possible for the people to celebrate the Eid-ul-Azha in a befitting manner because of the continuing anarchy in the country.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Policeman’s SMG goes missing while on duty in Khagrachari

An on-duty policeman lost his sub-machine-gun while guarding a puja mandap at Panchari in Khagrachari on Friday night.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National

North Korean leaders visit South for rare talks

North Korea’s presumptive No 2 and other members of Pyongyang’s inner circle met with South Korean officials Saturday in the rivals’ highest level face-to-face talks in five years, a possible indication that both sides are interested in pursuing better ties after months of animosity.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
People in Shbchar of Madaripur block Dhaka-Khulna highway for three hours protesting at death of 5 people in road accident on Saturday. --New Age photo

5 killed in Madaripur road accident

At least five people including three college students and a child were killed in a road accident on Dhaka-Khulna highway at Bandarkhola in Shibchar of Madaripur on Saturday morning.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Tuba workers besiege BGMEA Bhaban

Workers of five apparel units of Tuba Group have besieged the office of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association at Karwanbazar in Dhaka demanding payment of their due wage and festival allowances of Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha on Saturday afternoon.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National
People to carry out movement defying PM’s threat: Rizvi

People to carry out movement defying PM’s threat: Rizvi

Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary-general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Saturday said ‘soldiers of truth’ would protect democracy at the cost of their blood defying the prime minister’s ‘threat’ to suppress the movement…

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Suranjit for code of conduct for ministers

Awami League advisory council member Suranjit Sengupta on Saturday called upon the government to enact a code of conduct for cabinet members so that it does not have to face any embarrassing situation because of any minister’s unwarranted remarks and behaviour.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Eid Jamaat at Chankati of Barisal as Twelve thousands families of Barisal division observed Eid on Saturday in accordance with Saudi Arabia-4-19-14. - New Age photo

People celebrate Eid at some places

Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims, is being celebrated at different places in Satkhira, Jhenidah, Chandpur and Laxmipur districts on Saturday, coinciding the festival in Saudi Arabia, reports the United News of Bangladesh.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Islamic State video shows second British hostage beheaded

Islamic State militants beheaded British aid worker Alan Henning in a video posted on Friday, triggering swift condemnation by the British and US governments…

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

15 cattle traders fall unconscious after taking dinner at Mirpur

At least 15 cattle traders on Friday night fell unconscious after eating their dinner at the ‘Eastern Housing’ cattle market at Mirpur. The victims were admitted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on early Saturday, DMCH sources said.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National
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8-km tailback on Mawa-Kawrakandi route

At least 8-kilometre long tailback was created at Mawa-Kawrakandi route on Saturday as thousands of people were leaving the capital by buses and other vehicles to join Eid-ul-Azha festivals at their respective village and district town homes.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National
1.20 lakh pieces of Yaba tablets seized at Teknaf

1.20 lakh pieces of Yaba tablets seized at Teknaf

The Border Guard Bangladesh members on early Saturday seized 1.20 lakh pieces of contraband Yaba tablets at a location on the west bank of Naff river in Teknaf.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Canada to launch airstrikes in Iraq

Canada plans to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in Iraq following a U.S. request and may extend airstrikes into Syria if invited by…

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

US strikes on al Qaeda in Syria did not inflict decisive blow

U.S. airstrikes in Syria in September that were aimed at a faction of al Qaeda militants said to be plotting attacks against the West failed to deliver a decisive blow against them…

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Judge orders release of Guantanamo videotapes

A US judge on Friday ordered the public release of videotapes of a hunger-striking Guantanamo Bay prisoner being forcibly removed from his cell and force-fed…

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Ebola death toll rises to 3,439: WHO

The world’s worst Ebola outbreak on record has so far killed 3,439 people, the World Health Organization said on Friday…

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · International

US lawmakers set October 17 deadline for Obama Ebola plan

Senior Republican and Democratic members of the US Congress have set an October 17 deadline for the Obama administration to lay out details of how it plans to battle a growing outbreak of Ebola in West Africa…

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Extortionists haunt cattle traders

Cattle traders have alleged that a nexus of ruling party activists, transport workers’ unions and a section of the police are extorting money from them at will on highways on their way to the capital with sacrificial animals…

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a news conference at Ganabhaban on Friday on the outcome of the UN general assembly session she attended. 
— New Age photo

Latif, not govt, in trouble: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said the government or Awami League was not responsible for the derogatory remarks of Abdul Latif Siddique about hajj, rather it was the minister who had invited trouble for himself by making such irresponsible statement…

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