Archive for October 23rd, 2014

US-led air strikes killed 521 fighters, 32 civilians in Syria in a month

Air strikes by US-led forces have killed 521 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which tracks the violence…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

13 more Indian fishermen held in bay

The Bangladesh Navy on Thursday handed 13 Indian fishermen to the Mongla police station in Bagerhat after nabbing them from the Bangladesh…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Hasina brands BNP ‘killers’, rules out any dialogue

Hasina brands BNP ‘killers’, rules out any dialogue

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday ruled out any possibility of holding dialogue with Bangladesh Nationalist Party branding it conspirators and…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

HC issues show cause notice on govt for wrong side driving with VIPs

The High Court on Thursday issued show cause notices on the government and the police to explain why they should not be asked to enforce traffic rules strictly to prevent some VIPs and VVIPs from using the wrong side of various streets of Dhaka to avoid traffic-jams. The bench of Justice Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury and Justice Md Ashraful Kamal issued […]

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Khaleda Zia – New Age file photo

Illegal govt wands up at doors of foreigners to get recognition, says Khaleda

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Thursday said none had recognised the illegal government and it was going…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

HC asks govt to bear treatment cost of police’s shooting victim

The High Court on Thursday asked the government and the police to ensure medical treatment of a young man who was shot at by a police officer for his…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National

ACC launches inquiry against APBn chief

The Anti Corruption Commission on Thursday launched a fresh inquiry against the Armed Police Battalion chief, additional inspector general Hemayet Hossain, over the allegation of obtaining a forged…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Govt plans to divide BR in four zones: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, Thursday said that Bangladesh Railway (BR) will be divided into four zones for further developing the rail sector, considering the country’s geographical…

October 23, 2014 · 1 comment · National

Ex-minister Mannan’s wife gets bail after surrender

A court in Dhaka on Thursday granted bail to the wife of former state minister for housing Abdul Mannan Khan, in connection with a case of…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National

No trade union in EPZ: Tofail

A court in Dhaka on Thursday granted bail to the wife of former state minister for housing Abdul Mannan Khan, in connection with a case of…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Prepare for a decisive movement: Khaleda to people

Prepare for a decisive movement: Khaleda to people

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Thursday called upon people to take all-out preparations for waging a decisive movement to dislodge the current…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Arrested policeman taken into 2-day remand

A Dhaka court on Thursday granted two days remand to interrogate police sub-inspector Anwar Hossain in custody for shooting a transport worker over his extramarital affairs on October 19 in…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National

ACC for early hearing in Khaleda plea, SC to pass order Sunday

The Appellate Division is set to pass its order later in the day on the Anti Corruption Commission petition for rescheduling date of hearing on BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s plea against her indictment…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Three cops sued on extortion charge

A businessman on Thursday filed a petition case with a Dhaka Court against three policemen of Bangsal police station on charge of extortion. The accused are – sub-inspector Murshid and two…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National

ACC grills LGED chief engineer over FF certificate forgery

The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday quizzed the chief engineer of Local Government Engineering Department, Wahidur Rahman, for entitling himself to state benefits by forging freedom…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Female migrant workers abused in UAE: HRW

Female migrant workers abused in UAE: HRW

New York-based Human Rights Watch has said that female migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh and many other Asian and African nations in the United Arab Emirates…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East, National

Drought threatens more than 500,000 in Honduras

A severe drought is endangering more than half a million people in Honduras, ramping up pressure on them to migrate, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · International
Canada’s PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

Canada’s PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada’s war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · International

Over a third of wildlife species under threat

Several wildlife species have become extinct in the country and many others endangered or threatened, though, 43 years since independence, the Bangladesh government is yet to make a list of all species in the country…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Road accidents continue to kill

Road accidents continue to heavy toll of lives across the country as government initiatives to improve traffic management end in failures due to half hearted or uncoordinated action…

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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