Archive for October 15th, 2014

- Sourav Loskar

Bangladesh stun Jordan in AFC U-16 qualifier

Hosts Bangladesh caused a huge upset in the AFC Under-16 women’s football Group B qualifying round when they stunned Jordan by 1-0 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday.

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

BSF picks up 1 Bangladeshi, 2 electrocuted along borders

The Indian Border Security Force has picked up a Bangladeshi in Thakurgaon while two Bangladeshi were electrocuted in Indian territory along Chuadanga frontiers on Wednesday.

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National

JCD dissidents rally at BNP office, 3 held

The police detained three activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the student wing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, on Tuesday afternoon after they brought out a procession being deprived of positions in the newly announced central committee of the organisation in front of the BNP’s central office at Nayapaltan in the capital.

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Serbia condemns drone flag stunt at Albania match

Serbia’s foreign minister has said a flag incident that halted a Euro 2016 qualifier against Albania was a ‘political provocation’, BBC reports.

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Avalanche, blizzard kill 12 in Nepal’s mountains

An avalanche and blizzard in Nepal’s mountainous north have killed 12 people, including foreign trekkers, officials said Wednesday as weather conditions improved.

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Arrest warrant against Latif

Arrest warrant against Latif

The Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday ordered to arrest sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique as he did not appearing before it abiding by its summon.

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
3 lakh metres net, 130kg Hilsa seized in Chandpur

3 lakh metres net, 130kg Hilsa seized in Chandpur

Bangladesh Coast Guard in its long hours drive seized 130 kilograms of Hilsa and 3 lakh metres of small looped nets in Chandpur till early Wednesday.

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Narayanganj 7 murders: Ruhul Amin on 5- day fresh remand

The court of Narayanganj on Wednesday approved a five-day fresh remand to continue quizzing Ruhul Amin, a former member of Rapid Action Battalion, in connection to the Narayanganj…

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Govt trying to occupy Shaheed Minar: Rizvi

The joint secretary general of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, on Wednesday observed that the government wants to occupy the entire country as much as it does want to grab the central Shaheed Minar…

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Subhan trial: Prosecution to begin closing statements Nov 2

The International Crimes tribunal 2 on Wednesday set November 2 to begin prosecution’s closing arguments against detained Jamaat…

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Writ filed against 16th constitution amendment

A writ petition was filed with the High Court on Wednesday challenging the legality of the much-talked-about 16th constitutional amendment that paved the way to establishing House’s power to remove…

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Tk 3 crore loot: One held at Rangamati

Tk 3 crore loot: One held at Rangamati

The members of Rapid Action Battalion on Wednesday arrested Shahidul Haque Shanto, 24, the perpetrator of the Tk 3 crore heist from Group Four Security office in Chittagong, from the hill city of Rangamati…

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Clash over construction leaves 8 dead in Yunnan, China

Clash over construction leaves 8 dead in Yunnan, China

At least eight people were killed in a clash between construction workers and villagers in China’s southwestern region of Yunnan…

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Mosharraf Hossain appointed as PP

Senior lawyer Mosharraf Hossain Kajal has been appointed as the public prosecutor to the sensational August 21 grenade attack case. The law ministry issued a notification in this regard…

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Convicted BDR man dies in DMCH

A man convicted in the 2009 mutiny by the erstwhile Bangladesh Rifles border guards died of brain tumor complications early Wednesday….

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National
PM flies to Italy

PM flies to Italy

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, left here for the Italian city of Milan this morning on a four-day visit to attend the 10th summit of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)…

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Hong Kong police drag activists away, clear tunnel

Hong Kong police drag activists away, clear tunnel

Hundreds of Hong Kong police officers drove protesters from a tunnel in the dead of night in the worst violence since the street demonstrations for greater democracy began more than two weeks ago. Officers, many with riot shields and wielding pepper spray, dragged away dozens of protesters, tore down barricades and removed concrete slabs the protesters used as road blocks […]

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

US, Russia vow intel-sharing on Islamic State

The United States and Russia vowed Tuesday to renew cooperation on a broad array of global security matters — including intelligence sharing on Islamic State militants — the even as the two powers remained deeply at odds over the crisis in Ukraine..

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

WB, IMF push RMG workplace safety, labour rights

The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund under their separate lending programmes to boost the country’s economic growth asked the government to improve labour conditions and ensure workplace safety in the sputtering apparel industry…

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

No second chance for DU admission seekers

The Dhaka University authorities on Tuesday decided that the admission seekers would be allowed to take the test only once, not any more.
The authorities also relaxed the requirement for enrollment in the English department fearing they would not get required number of eligible students against the seats…

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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