Archive for October 19th, 2014

Bangladesh call-up uncapped Jubair for first Zimbabwe Test

Bangladesh call-up uncapped Jubair for first Zimbabwe Test

Bangladesh on Sunday included uncapped leg-spinner Jubair Hossain in their 14-man squad for the first Test match against Zimbabwe…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, National, Sports

Bangladesh lose to India in U-16 qualifiers

Bangladesh squandered an early lead to lose to India 1-2 in their third AFC under-16 women’s qualifiers at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, National, Sports

Dhaka seeks consular access to trafficked Bangladeshis in Thailand

Bangladesh has sought a consular access to ‘trafficked’ Bangladesh nationals in Thailand as they will be brought back home following the due process…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National

JCD dissidents suspend agitation

Dissidents in Jatiyabadi Chhatra Dal suspended their agitation for the time being as the Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir assured them of discussing the issue with…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Govt moves for ensuring no presidential clemency for war criminals

The government would take necessary steps to ensure that the war criminals do not get presidential clemency in future, said law minister…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

HC asks govt to explain why 3 Indian TV channels won’t be banned

A high court bench on Saturday asked the government to explain why it should not be directed to stop operations of three Indian television…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Security heightened at Narayanganj court after bomb threat

Security measures were enhanced at Narayanganj court area after a bomb threat issued from anonymous source through text on mobile phone…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Police obstruct Ganajagaran Mancha procession

Police on Sunday barred a procession of Imran H Sarkar-led faction of Ganajagaran Mancha at Doyel square of Dhaka University as they marched towards law ministry to press for its demand that the government should file…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Court sets Oct 26 to hear ACC’s remand prayer to grill Badi

Court sets Oct 26 to hear ACC’s remand prayer to grill Badi

A Dhaka court on Sunday fixed October 26 to hear Anti-Corruption Commission’s prayer of taking ruling party lawmaker Abdur Rahman Badi into remand to interrogate…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Court orders to investigate treason charge against Tarique

Court orders to investigate treason charge against Tarique

The chief metropolitan magistrate’s court in Dhaka on Sunday took cognizance of a case filed against Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, also the eldest son of BNP chairperson…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National
JCD rebels attack its central office

JCD rebels attack its central office

Leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, who failed to get space in its new central committee, attacked its central office on Sunday, hours after the members of the recently formed central committee…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Yunus’s works praiseworthy: Muhith

Yunus’s works praiseworthy: Muhith

The minister for finance, AMA Muhith, on Sunday said Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus had done a praiseworthy work by utilising the microcredit as a tool for poverty alleviation…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Noted academician, national professor Salahuddin Ahmed passes away

Noted academician, national professor Salahuddin Ahmed passes away

Noted academician and national professor Salahuddin Ahmed died on Sunday morning in his apartment at Banani in the capital, family members said. He was suffering from various…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Hopes fade for 40 missing after Nepal blizzard

Hopes fade for 40 missing after Nepal blizzard

Hopes faded on Sunday for survivors of one of Nepal’s worst mountain disasters as villagers joined an intensive search by troops and government officials for as many as 40 people missing after an unseasonal blizzard…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Activists demand release of MP Badi as BGB seize 40,000 pieces of Yaba

Activists demand release of MP Badi as BGB seize 40,000 pieces of Yaba

The members of Border Guard Bangladesh-BGB had seized 40 thousand pieces of contraband Yaba (methamphetamine) tablets in a wooden boat in the river Naff at Teknaf early…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Transport strike begins in Sylhet, pushing travelers into trouble

Transport strike begins in Sylhet, pushing travelers into trouble

The sufferings of the travelers mounted in Sylhet on Sunday as District Bus Owners and Workers Association went for a wildcat strike to realise their…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National
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Police detain 4 as students demonstrate, demand for 2nd admission tests at DU

The Shahbagh police on Sunday morning detained four demonstrating students as they were agitating and demanding that the Dhaka University allow them to reappear in the…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Winter sets in over Northern region, Aman harvest to begin

Winter sets in over Northern region, Aman harvest to begin

Cool breeze is blowing in the evening and early in the morning in Rangpur and other Northern areas as the mercury has been falling. The winter is knocking…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Companies look for more fairness as China eyes legal reforms at key meeting

Companies look for more fairness as China eyes legal reforms at key meeting

China is set to unveil key legal reforms this week that will try to limit the influence local officials have on court cases, a move being closely watched by company executives…

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific

PM comes home back

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, reached home on Saturday night concluding her four-day visit to Italian business hub Milan, the Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha reports. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, carrying her, landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:50pm. Cabinet members, senior party leaders and officials of the Prime Minister Office and foreign ministry were present at the […]

October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · National

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