Archive for October 14th, 2014

New JCD committee announced

A 201-member partial committee of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the associate student body of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, was announced on Tuesday night dissolving the earlier one, reports United News of Bangladesh. The new committee was formed with Rajib Ahsan as its president and Akramul Hasan as general secretary, said a press release signed by BNP student affairs secretary Shaheeduddin Chowdhury Anee. […]

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Nurse accused of killing up to 38 patients because she found them annoying

Police in Italy are investigating whether a nurse could have killed up to 38 people who have died in hospital in suspicious circumstances.

October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Suicide car bomb kills at least 18 in Baghdad

A suicide car bomb killed at least 18 people and wounded 51 others at a checkpoint entrance to the Shiite neighborhood of Kadhimiya in the Iraqi capital Baghdad…

October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Argentina's Lionel Messi, right, shoots for a goal during a friendly soccer match against Hong Kong national team in Hong Kong Tuesday on October 14, 2014. - AP photo

Messi scores twice as Argentina beat Hong Kong 7-0

Argentina strolled to a 7-0 friendly win over Hong Kong on Tuesday, with superstar Lionel Messi and Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain both netting a brace, reports Agence France-Presse.

October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
97pc households use latrine in country

97pc households use latrine in country

Bangladesh has achieved a remarkable success in sanitation coverage as 97 per cent households now use latrines while the figure was only 33 percent in 2003.

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Brazil's Neymar gestures as he celebrates after scoring his hat-trick against Japan during their friendly soccer match at the national stadium in Singapore October 14, 2014. - Reuters photo

Neymar scores all four as Brazil rout Japan

Neymar once again stole the show as Brazil continued their strong start under new manager Dunga by sweeping aside Japan in Singapore, the 22-year-old bagging four goals including a perfect hattrick.

October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Taliban kill six more Afghan police as attacks stepped up

Taliban fighters overwhelmed an Afghan police checkpoint in a key province bordering the capital, killing six policemen on Tuesday as insurgents launch fierce attacks ahead of the withdrawal of foreign combat forces, an official said.

October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Security heightened at Ctg court after JMB threat

Security has been heightened at Chittagong court building area after a bomb threat was received from an anonymous caller on Tuesday morning, the Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha reports.

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One accused held in Tangail

One accused held in Tangail

The Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested Sharif, locally known as Chokha, the prime suspect in the killing of Nasir Uddin killing at Bhashantek of Dhaka from Tangail on Tuesday.

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Court to rehear bail plea of UK lawyer in defamation case

A Dhaka Court on Tuesday decided to rehear on Wednesday a petition filed by detained UK-based Bangladeshi lawyer seeking bail in a case of defaming Appellate Division judge, AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury Manik in a televised talk-show in London in 2012.

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No second chance to sit for DU admission test

Authorities of the University of Dhaka on Tuesday decided to allow any admission seeker to the university to sit for admission tests for second time…

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Full court hearing of Khaleda’s appeal on Nov 27

The full court of Appellate Division would hear Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s petition challenging her indictment in Zia Orphanage Trust corruption…

October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Police asked to investigate into 5 cops for trying to kill man

A court in Noakhali on Tuesday asked the police superintendent to investigate into a case filed against five policemen allegedly for trying to kill a man under their custody.

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Govt to expedite cases against militants: Asaduzzaman Khan

The national committee for resistance and prevention of militancy on Tuesday decided to expedite the cases against terrors for…

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Photojournalist Azizur Rahim Peu dies

Photojournalist Azizur Rahim Peu dies

Noted photojournalist Azizur Rahim Peu died of cardiac arrest at his Lalmatiya apartment early Tuesday…

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AL issues show cause notice to Latif Siddique

AL issues show cause notice to Latif Siddique

The ruling Awami League on Tuesday issued a show cause notice to Abdul Latif Siddique asking him to explain why his primary membership of the party would not be scrapped, the United News of Bangladesh reports.

October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Sachin arrives in Dhaka

Sachin arrives in Dhaka

Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar arrived in the capital on Tuesday morning to unveil the logo of Dhaka Premier League champions renamed…

October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, National, Sports

4 killed in Noakhali road accident

At least four people including two Juba League men were killed while two others injured when a bus rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Sonaimuri – Chatkhil road at Junaidpur in Noakhali…

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Palestinian children play on a swing near houses that witness said were destroyed or damaged during the seven-week Israeli offensive, in Beit Hanoun town in the northern Gaza Strip October 13, 2014. – Reuters photo

UK Parliament votes to recognise Palestinian state

British lawmakers voted Monday in favor of recognising Palestine as a state, a symbolic move intended to increase pressure for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict…

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Police recover 2 bullet-hit bodies in Jhenaidah

The Kaliganj police recovered two bullet-marked bodies at Phulbari Barobazar area of Jhenaidah district Tuesday morning. Locals found the bodies lying beside the Jhenaidah-Jessore road…

October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · National

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