Archive for October 27th, 2014

NBR transfers 27 commissioner, promotes 2 additional commissioners

The National Board of Revenue on Monday made a big change in its income tax administration by transferring 27 commissioners across the country.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Business

Pakistani military says jets kill 33 militants

Pakistan’s army says military jets and helicopters have destroyed nine hideouts of militants in two separate airstrikes killing 33 militants in an ongoing offensive in the North Waziristan tribal region.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
2 killed in traffic accident in Tangail

2 killed in traffic accident in Tangail

At least two people including a woman were killed and two others were injured in a traffic accident on Dhaka-Bangabandu Bridge highway at Solla of Kalihati upazila in Tangail on Monday.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Investigation agency finds evidences against 3 ‘Razakars’

The war crimes investigation agency on Monday said that its investigations found ‘indisputable’ evidence of involvement of three Razakar suspects in crimes against humanity committed in Patuakhali and Chapainawabganj during the 1971 war of independence.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Syrian rebels clash with govt troops, 19 die

Activists say Syrian rebels have attacked a government-held city in the country’s northwest and that 19 men died on both sides in the clashes.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Bangladesh, UAE sign three deals

Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates on Monday signed three deals, including an ‘Agreement on Security Cooperation’ between the two countries, aiming to enhance cooperation on containing crimes.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National

South Korea seeks death penalty for ferry captain

South Korean prosecutors on Monday demanded the death penalty for the captain of a ferry that sank earlier this year, killing more than 300 people, blaming his negligence and failure to rescue passengers in need for the massive loss of life, a court official and news reports said.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Badi gets 6-month interim bail

The high court on Monday granted a 6-month interim bail to Awami League lawmaker Abdur Rahman Badi in a corruption case.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Taijul seals nervy three-wicket win for Tigers

Taijul seals nervy three-wicket win for Tigers

Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam bagged a record 8-39 as Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 114 runs in the second innings to set up an 101-run winning target for them in…

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Blueprint to thwart movement wouldn’t succeed: Fakhrul

Blueprint to thwart movement wouldn’t succeed: Fakhrul

Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, the acting secretary general of Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday said that the government can never implement its blueprint to thwart BNP’s movement.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Govt procures rice at Tk 32 a kg, exports to Sri Lanka

The government on Monday announced that it would procure three lakh tonnes of rice during the on-going Aman season at Tk 32 a kilogram from the millers.

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, National

Police asked not to arrest or harass BNP leader Fazlur Rahman

The High Court on Monday directed the police not to arrest or harass freedom fighter Fazlur Rahman, also a Supreme Court lawyer, after his landing at the airport and his way to the court in a view…

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP leader Mosharraf indicted in defamation case

A Dhaka court on Monday framed charges against Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain in a defamation…

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Court defers charge framing against Fakhrul, 45 others to Dec 31

A speedy trial court in Dhaka on Monday deferred to December 31 the framing of charges against Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 45 others in a case of…

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Cloudy weather to stay for 2 more days

The gloomy weather sponsored by clouds from Arabian Sea, blanketed the sky over Bangladesh’s capital and adjacent areas, is likely to be cleared out in a…

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National

NIA focuses investigation on jeopardizing peace in India, Bangladesh

India’s senior most security expert will make a first-hand assessment of the probe into the October 2 Khagragarh blast in Burdwan when he visits the site on Monday along with a battery of top intelligence officials…

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National

AL leader hacked to death in Gobindaganj

A local Awami League leader, who was stabbed by miscreants on Sunday night in Gaibandha, succumbed to his injuries at Rangpur Medical College and Hospital…

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Jordan warns settlements may ‘imperil’ treaty with Israel

Jordan warned Israel on Sunday their peace treaty would be threatened by continued Jewish settlement building on occupied land sought by the Palestinians and any change to the religious status of…

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff celebrates with Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at a press conference in a hotel in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, October 26, 2014. Official results showed Sunday that president Rousseff defeated opposition candidate Aecio Neves of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party, and was re-elected Brazil's president.  - AP photo

Brazil’s Rousseff narrowly wins second term

Left-leaning president Dilma Rousseff was re-elected Sunday in the tightest race Brazil has seen since its return to democracy three decades ago, giving the juggernaut Workers’ Party its fourth-straight presidential victory and the chance to extend its social transformation of the globe’s fifth-largest country…

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · International
Extortionist vandalise Kali temple in city

Extortionist vandalise Kali temple in city

Extortionists vandalised a Kali temple and damaged idols at Patla Khan lane in Dhaka on Sunday night…

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · National, TOP STORIES

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