Archive for October 29th, 2014

Miscreants set bus alight at Jatrabari

Unidentified miscreants set fire to a passenger bus at Jatrabari in Dhaka on Wednesday on the eve of three-day general strike called by Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami.

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
More than 100 believed killed in Sri Lanka landslide

More than 100 believed killed in Sri Lanka landslide

A landslide in hilly south-central Sri Lanka is believed to have killed more than 100 people on Wednesday as it buried scores of houses, a government minister said, and the toll is likely to rise.

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Nizami gets death penalty

Nizami gets death penalty

International Crimes Tribunal -1 on Wednesday awarded death penalty to Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for crimes against humanity that he had committed during the…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National, TOP STORIES
Jamaat calls 3-day hartal

Jamaat calls 3-day hartal

The Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami declared a 3-day nationwide general strike for October 30, November 2 and 3 respectively, protesting against sentencing of…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

HC orders to transfer cases from Manikganj court to HC

The High Court on Wednesday ordered to transfer two cases relating to compensation to families of filmmaker Tareque Masud and cinematographer Mishuk Munier, killed in a road accident in 2011, to the High Court from Manikganj district judges and accident claim tribunal.

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

NU suspends all exams

The National University on Wednesday suspended all the examinations that were scheduled to be held on Thursday (October 30), Sunday (November 2) and Monday (November 3) due to unavoidable circumstances.

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Nizami’s verdict: Ganajagaran Mancha activists rejoice

Nizami’s verdict: Ganajagaran Mancha activists rejoice

Activists of Ganajagaran Mancha on Wednesday organized a rejoicing rally after the announcement of the war criminal Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami’s verdict, for his…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

BNP silent over Nizami verdict

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party, following its previous stance, remains mum over the death sentence to Motiur Rahman Nizami, the amir of the party’s key-lly Jamaat-e-Islami.

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

13 JU students injured at Bandarban road accident

At least 13 students of Jahangirnagar University were injured on Wednesday in an accident as a bus collided head on with their varsity bus they were riding at Kapru on Barbaban-Chimbuk road, the police said.

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

SC stays HC order not to harass freedom fighter Fazlur Rahman

The Appellate Division on Wednesday stayed until November 2 a High Court order that asked the police not to arrest or harass freedom fighter Fazlur Rahman in a sedition case.

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Drug peddling: 1 killed, 5 injured at Narsingdi

A youth was killed and at least five others were bullet injured in a gun fight between the two factions of Jubo League over establishing supremacy in Narsingdi over…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Gov’t ready to thwart any sabotage by Jamaat: Inu

The minister for information, Hasanul Huq Inu, on Wednesday said that the government is now ready to thwart any sabotages to be brewed by Jamaat-e- Islami, following the pronouncement of death penalty to…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Prosecution happy, defence opts for appeal

The prosecution team expressed their satisfaction over the verdict on the crimes against humanity committed by the Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami while the defence team rejected the judgment and said that they…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Muktijoddha Sangsad, Ganajagaran activists campaign for death penalty

Muktijoddha Sangsad, Ganajagaran activists campaign for death penalty

Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad, an organization of freedom fighters, on Wednesday held a human chain outside of the International Crimes Tribunal and demanded that a death sentence…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Verdict over Nizami’s war crimes being read out

Verdict over Nizami’s war crimes being read out

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 has started reading out the much-awaited verdict in the war crimes case of Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami.

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Nizami at tribunal

Nizami at tribunal

Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami has been taken to the tribunal at around 9:20am on Wednesday morning where a long waited verdict in his…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Pakistan seeks end to US drone strikes

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has urged the US to stop drone strikes inside Pakistani territory…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

China unveils legal reform plans, but says party to remain in control

China’s Communist Party pledged on Tuesday to speed up legislation to fight corruption and make it tougher for officials to exert control over the judiciary, even as it stressed…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Protesters occupy small airport near oil block in Peru’s Amazon

Hundreds of indigenous community members took control of a small Amazonian airport inside Peru’s biggest oil block, tribal leaders said on Tuesday, part of a dispute with Argentine energy firm Pluspetrol and the government…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Lava flow on Hawaii’s Big Island crosses onto residential property

A stream of lava from the Kilauea volcano crossed onto a residential property on Hawaii’s Big Island where it was threatening to destroy its first house since the flow began on June 27, Hawaii County Civil Defence officials said on Tuesday…

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · International

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