Archive for October 11th, 2014

Youth dies while making bomb at Feni

A youth died in an explosion when he was making a bomb at Bathania of Panchgania in Feni on Saturday afternoon…

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Brazil's Diego Tardelli (C) in congratulated by his team-mates after he scored his second goal against Argentina  during their international friendly match titled ‘The Super Classic of the Americas’, at the Bird's Nest, in Beijing on Saturday. — Reuters photo

Tardelli double gives Brazil 2-0 win over Argentina

Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as Brazil continued their defensive rehabilitation under returning coach Dunga with a morale-boosting 2-0 win over old adversaries Argentina in a feisty friendly on Saturday,

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Accidents kill 5 in Jessore

Accidents kill 5 in Jessore

At least five people died in separate accidents on Saturday when a goods laden truck collided with an auto-rickshaw near Nawapara Pir Shabeber Bari area in Nawapara industrial town and another one died being crushed under a train in the morning at Navaron in Jessore.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National

ISIS kills Iraqi TV journalist

The governor of Iraq’s Salahuddin province said a journalist from a local television network has been killed by the Islamic State group.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Bangladeshi gets life term for killing man after robbing in Delhi

A Bangladeshi man, Badshah, was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing an east Delhi resident during a robbery bid, reports Times of India.
Badshah murdered 32-year-old Animesh Datta along with his 6-7 accomplices when the victim tried to stop them from robbing his home. The other accused, who had entered Datta’s home with knives and choppers, have not been arrested yet.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Preparations on to face Hudhud effects in southern districts

Authorities in southern districts are preparing to face effect of cyclone Hudhud and the river port authorities already restricted plying of passenger carrier small vessels in the region from Saturday noon.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National

India, Pakistan in new gunfire in Kashmir

India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire across the Kashmir frontier on Saturday, Indian military officials said, ending a pause in fighting that has already killed 17 civilians in the two countries in the worst skirmishes in a decade.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Cyclone Hudhud brings rain to Bangladesh

Cyclone Hudhud brings rain to Bangladesh

The very severe cyclonic storm ‘Hudhud’ brought rains to Bangladesh this morning although it is not going to make landfall in the country’s coastal regions.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Hasina a curse for AL, says Rizvi

Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Saturday branded prime minister Sheikh Hasina as a ‘curse’ for not only people but also for her party Awami League…

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Indian among 2 found dead along Benapole border

Two people, including an Indian citizen, were found dead in separate incidents Benapole on Saturday.
Apurba Hasan, officer-in-charge of Benapole Port Police Station, said being informed…

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Tk 1 lakh bounty for prime accused in Tangail arson

Tk 1 lakh bounty for prime accused in Tangail arson

The police on Saturday declared Tk 1 lakh in bounty for the main accused in the arson attack that burnt alive to death four persons of a family in Tangail.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National
May Allah forgive my brother: Kader Siddique

May Allah forgive my brother: Kader Siddique

The Krishak Sramik Janata League president, Abdul Kader Siddique, on Saturday prayed for mercy for the posts, telecommunications and information technology minister Abdul Latif Siddique so that the Almighty Allah may pardon his elder brother.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Navy to have 2 submarines next year: PM

Navy to have 2 submarines next year: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday announced that Bangladesh Navy is going to procure two submarines for its fleet by next year.
‘Inshaallah, two submarines will be added to the naval force by next year,’ she expressed her hopes while awarding the National Standard to BNS Osman at Naval Berth here.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National
BIWTA cancels ‘Kuakata-1’ route permit

BIWTA cancels ‘Kuakata-1’ route permit

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority terminated Patuakhali-Dhaka route permit of the passenger ship ‘Kuakata-1’ due to boarding the vessel with more patrons than what it was allowed for.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Venezuela wants extra OPEC meeting to halt oil-price drop

Venezuela wants extra OPEC meeting to halt oil-price drop

Venezuela will ask for an emergency meeting of OPEC countries to try to halt sliding oil prices, Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez said Friday…

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Ebola toll passes 4,000 as fears grow worldwide

The death toll from Ebola has passed 4,000, the World Health Organization said, while a Madrid nurse was fighting for her life Saturday as authorities worldwide tried to prevent panic over the deadly disease, reports the Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Landslide in northwest China kills 19 road workers

A landslide in northwestern China buried a dormitory for highway construction workers as they slept inside, killing 19 and injuring two others…

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Several private medical college hospitals flout rules

Several private medical college hospitals in the country have failed to keep 10 per cent of their beds free for poor patients in violation of existing regulations.
New Age visited a number of private medical college hospitals in Dhaka city and found that they did not have 10 per cent free beds as per the Private Medical College Establishment and Management Policy 2011…

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

PM’s intervention to be sought

The textile and jute ministry is set to seek intervention of the prime minister to strictly implement mandatory jute packaging act alongside enforcing other laws to ban polythene, said jute ministry officials…

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Govt plans to grow quality potato for export

The agriculture ministry has decided to grow quality potatoes for exports complying with the quality requirements of potato importing countries, said officials…

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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