Archive for October 24th, 2014

Abdul Latif Siddique

AL cancels Latif’s primary membership

The ruling Awami League on Friday evening cancelled Abdul Latif Siddique’s permanently membership.

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Politics

AL expels Latif Siddique

The Awami League on Friday finally expelled its presidium member Abdul Latif Siddique scrapping his primary membership of the party for his remarks hurting religious sentiment of the people…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Traffic law to be amended to stop road accidents: minister

The road transport and bridges minister, Obaidul Quader, on Friday hinted amending the existing law to stop rampant road accidents in Bangladesh, because of reckless driving…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Sainik League leader stabbed dead at Bogra AL office

A local leader of Bangabandhu Sainik League, a pro-Awami League organisation, was stabbed to death by another leader before police in the district town on Friday evening…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Khaleda doesn’t understand that she loses footing: PM

Blasting Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia for her threat to topple the present government, the prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said the BNP leader does not understand that she herself is losing her footing…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Azam to be buried at Moghbazar after funeral at Baitul Mukarram

War crimes convict and former Jamaat-e-Islami amir Ghulam Azam will be buried at his family graveyard at Kazi office lane of Maghbazar in the city on Saturday after his namaz-e janaza at Baitul Mukarrom…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP mum on Ghulam Azam’s death

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party abstains from making any comment over the death of war crimes convict Ghulam Azam, a former amir of its prime ally Jamaat-e-Islami. BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam did not respond when a reporter raised question about death of Azam at a press conference at the party chief’s office in Gulshan. As the reporter asked […]

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

AL has long ties with Jamaat, extremists, Khaleda tells Times of India

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, has said the ruling Awami League had a long history of close relations with the Jamaat-e-Islami and other extremist religious groups.
‘Our alliance with Jamaat is only an electoral understanding. It is by no means an ideological one,’ said the former prime minister in an exclusive interview with The Times of India…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Businessman dies after being durgged

A textile engineer cum businessman died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital after being doped by drugging gang in Dhaka on Friday. The victim was identified as Arabindra Roy, 40, who also used to run cotton business, said the family. DMCH police outpost in charge inspector Mozammel Haque said that physicians declared Arabindra dead due to unknown poison. The victim’s wife […]

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

PM influencing under trial case against Tarique: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday alleged that the prime minister Sheikh Hasina was influencing under trial case filed against the party’s senior…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Bangladesh to verify nationalities of those detained in Thailand

Bangladesh will start verifying the nationalities of those kept detained in different detention centres in Thailand from October 28. ‘We will start verifying the first group on October 28. There’re 30 persons in…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Pak Jamaat holds Ghulam’s funeral in absentia

Pak Jamaat holds Ghulam’s funeral in absentia

The Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan was the first in holding of funeral in absentia for war crimes convict Ghulam Azam in Pakistan…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

DU, JnU students jailed for forgery in RAKUB recruitment test

Two students of Dhaka University and Jagannath University were sentenced one year imprisonment on Friday for forgery in the recruitment test of…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Indian airports on high alert after anonymous threat

Ahmedabad and Mumbai airports have been put on a high alert following an intelligence input which states that suicide bombers will try to board two Air India flights in the wee…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Bangladesh joins WB’s Asian rival AIIB

Bangladesh and 21 others Asian countries joined Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank on Friday amid three powerful countries skipping the launch of World Bank’s rival in Asia…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Ghulam Azam’s body at his Maghbazar house

The body of war crimes convict and former Jamaat-e-Islami amir Ghulam Azam, who died at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University last night, is kept in his house at Kazi office lane of Maghbazar in the city on Friday…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF in Chapainawabganj

A Bangladeshi national was shot death by the Indian Border Security Force at Kiranganj frontier in Shibganj on early Friday…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

3 Myanmarese among 4 held with 40,000 Yaba at Teknaf

The members of Border Guard Bangladesh held four people, including three Myanmarese nationals, along with 40,000 pieces of highly amphetamine Yaba tablet from Jaliapara of Naf River in Teknaf…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Ebola test positive for New York doctor who treated patients in Africa

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City after treating Ebola victims in West Africa tested positive for the virus, setting off fresh fears about the spread…

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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