Archive for October 12th, 2014

Latif Siddique removed from AL presidium

Awami Leage working committee at a meeting on Sunday evening with prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair permanently relieved Latif Siddique of his membership in the party presidium and suspended his primary membership of the party.

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Politics
Nirmalendu Goon hospitalised

Nirmalendu Goon hospitalised

Renowned poet Nirmalendu Goon, 69, was admitted to Labaid Hospital in the city on Sunday afternoon after suffering from cardiac arrest.

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · National

ACC records Shajahan Khan’s statement over land allocation to journalists

The Anti Corruption Commission on Sunday recorded statement of the shipping minister, Shajahan Khan, in connection with a 7-acre land leasing in the capital for some journalists during the previous BNP-led government, the United News of Bangladesh reports.

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An Indian man holds an umbrella to protect himself from the heavy rains near Gopalpur, in Ganjam district, 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of Bhubaneswar, India, Saturday, October 11, 2014. – AP photo

Hudhud hammers India’s eastern seaboard, 5 dead

Heavy rains and gusts ripped through a large swath of India’s eastern seaboard, uprooting trees and snapping power cables as a powerful cyclone swept through the Bay of Bengal, one of two storms…

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

16 killed in 3 dists road accident

At least 16 people were killed and 32 others injured in separate road accidents in Comilla, Natore and Feni on Sunday.

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Car bombs kill 25 near Iraq’s Baquba, Anbar police chief killed on patrol

Three car bombs killed 25 people at a government compound near Baquba city in Iraq on Sunday and the Anbar province police chief died on patrol when suspected Islamic State militants blew up his convoy, hospital and security sources said.

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

US comes up with $212 million in new Gaza ‘aid’

The United States promised $212 million in immediate assistance to the devastated Gaza Strip on Sunday yet urged Palestinians and Israelis to return to peace negotiations to break a cycle of violence that has yielded three wars in six years.

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

BSF kills Indian woman near Phulbari border

The Indian Border Security Force shot dead an Indian housewife on no man’s land of Phulbari border in Kurigram early Sunday.

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Govt fires Latif Siddique

Govt fires Latif Siddique

The minister for posts, telecommunications and information technology, Abdul Latif Siddique, has been removed from the cabinet on Sunday. Cabinet secretary Muhammad Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan said a gazette notification…

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · National

SC lawyer Ashim granted bail

Supreme Court lawyer and Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader Nasiruddin Ahmed Ashim was granted four week interim bail in a vandalism…

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School-girl killed after rape in Sirajganj

A seven-year school-girl was murdered after being raped allegedly by his neighbour in Sirajganj on Saturday evening.

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ICT defers charge hearing against 3 Bagerhat suspects

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Sunday deferred the hearing from the defence lawyer on charges against three Bagerhat war crimes suspects- Sheikh Sirajul Haque alias Siraj Master, Abdul Latif Talukder and Khan Akram…

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PM for nationalisation of failed mills, factories

PM for nationalisation of failed mills, factories

The government would take steps to nationalise mills and factories particularly their lands which were privatized earlier but did not go into operation…

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Politics

ACC records Shahjahan Khan’s statement over land allocation to journalists

The Anti Corruption Commission on Sunday recorded statement of the shipping minister, Shahjahan Khan, in connection with a 7-acre land leasing in the capital for some journalists during the previous BNP-led government…

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Badi surrenders, goes to jail over graft case

A Dhaka court on Sunday ordered authority to send ruling Awami League lawmaker Abdur Rahman Badi, an accused in a graft case, filed by the…

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Vandalism case against Fakhrul, others: Court defers testimony recordings to Nov 5

A speedy trial court in Dhaka on Sunday deferred to November 5 the recording of testimonies of prosecution witnesses against 41 leaders and activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, including acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, in a case relating to vandalism and arson…

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Algerian national, fellow involved in Zubair murder: Police

The police said on Sunday that a foreign national Abuubaida Kadir and one of his fellows Ismail Hossain were involved in the mysterious death of a teenager…

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Road accidents kill 12 in Comilla, Feni

At least 12 people were killed while 32 others injured in separate road accidents in Comilla and Feni districts on Sunday. Most of the victims’ identities could…

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Germany trying to convince Turkey, Iran to join fight against IS

Germany trying to convince Turkey, Iran to join fight against IS

Germany is trying to convince Turkey and Iran to join the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier…

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

No post-service benefits, three years on

About 48,000 non-government secondary school teachers, who applied for benefits after going into retirement in last three years, are yet to receive any post-service benefits from contributory funds because of suspension of the government allocation…

October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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