Archive for November, 2014

Qayyum Chowdhury

Artist Qayyum Chowdhury dies

Eminent artist Qayyum Chowdhury has died at the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka Cantonment on Sunday night. He was 80…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Wildcat transport strike in Jhenaidah

Wildcat transport strike in Jhenaidah

The Jhenaidah bus–minibus owners association and transport workers unity jointly went on a wildcat transport strike for indefinite period protesting at wholesale damage and setting fire to buses by Islamic University students on Sunday.

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Vietnam detains blogger for ‘bad’ content

Vietnamese police have detained a blogger for posting ‘bad content’ about the state, the latest move in a crackdown on dissent that has been condemned by rights groups and Western governments…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

3 foreigners killed in Kabul attack

The South African head of an international aid group, his two children and an Afghan were killed in an attack on a guesthouse in Kabul, an official said Sunday, as the Afghan capital’s police chief resigned amid a spike in deadly violence.

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose

HC orders to protect Bose’s Rari Khal ancestral home in 7 days

The High Court on Sunday directed the government authorities to take steps in seven days to protect globally acclaimed physicist Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose’s paternal home at Rari Khal of Srinagar in Munshiganj…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Sudan president slams UN peacekeepers, demands their exit

A peacekeeping force in Darfur had become a security burden and should leave, Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Sunday, escalating a row that has already led to the closure a joint United Nations-African Union office in Khartoum…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
Mir Quasem appeals against death sentence

Mir Quasem appeals against death sentence

Death-row war crimes convict Mir Quasem Ali on Sunday appealed to the Appellate Division against the international crimes tribunal verdict that had sentenced him to death on war crimes charge.

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Islamic University students set fire to at least 20-buses of the University after a student was killed in accident at the university’s main entrance on Sunday. – New Age photo

Fierce violence closes IU for indefinite period after death of student

The authorities of the Islamic University, Kushtia closed the university for indefinite period following severe violence erupted after death of a university student at in a road accident on Sunday.

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Prosecution concludes closing arguments seeking Jabbar’s death penalty

The prosecution on Sunday concluded its closing arguments in the war crimes case against Abdul Jabbar seeking death penalty for the accused.

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Narendra Modi

Modi vows to halt illegal immigrants from Bangladesh

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stepped up his rhetoric against illegal immigration from Bangladesh, vowing to halt the unauthorised flow of citizens from the neighbouring country into the north-eastern state of Assam.

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Action against 3 RU teachers for irregularities

A Rajshahi University associate professor has been prohibited from taking part in any kinds of administrative and examination related activities for 10 years after he was found guilty of plagiarism. The university also served show-cause notice on accounting and information system professor Muhammad Abdul Mazed Chowdhury on allegation of taking bribe from a jobseeker assuring him of job. The university also suspended temporarily a lecturer of accounting and information systems Mamun Hossain for losing examination papers…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National

Former Jamaat MP Sakhawat, another suspect sent to jail

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Sunday sent war crimes suspects – Sakhawat Hossain and Shamsuddin Ahmed after they were separately produced before the tribunal in the afternoon.

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Dhaka’s concerns over Delhi’s security consolidate relations: FM

Dhaka’s concerns over Delhi’s security consolidate relations: FM

Foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Sunday said the Awami League government’s sincere efforts in addressing the security concerns of India gained significant confidence of the…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Juba League man killed in AL-BNP clash in N’ganj

A Juba League activist was hacked to death and 10 more were injured in a clash between the activists of Awami League and Bangladesh Nationalist Party in Araihazar upazila of Narayanganj on Sunday morning, the United News of Bangladesh reports.

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Court sets Dec 7 against Latif for charge framing hearing

Court sets Dec 7 against Latif for charge framing hearing

A Dhaka court on Sunday fixed December 7 for charge framing hearing against expelled Awami League leader and sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique as he hurt religious sentiments of the Muslims by…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

5-member body to probe journalist Zaglul’s death

A five-member probe committee was formed on Sunday to investigate the bus crash that killed senior journalist Zaglul Ahmed Chowdhury…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National
China urges Taiwan to keep ties after poll loss

China urges Taiwan to keep ties after poll loss

China urged Taiwan to protect the gains of landmark cooperation between the mainland and the self-ruled island after Taiwan’s pro-Beijing ruling party was…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Zia charitable trust case: SC dismisses Khaleda’s petition

Zia charitable trust case: SC dismisses Khaleda’s petition

The Appellate Division on Sunday upheld the High Court order that had rejected Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s petition challenging her indictment in…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Fog disrupts ferry services for 6 hrs on Shimulia-Kawrakandi route

Fog disrupts ferry services for 6 hrs on Shimulia-Kawrakandi route

The ferry services between Shimulia in Munshiganj and Kawrakandi in Madaripur along the Padma river resumed around six hours after termination due to dense fogs on Sunday…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · National
Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown resigns

Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown resigns

The white police officer who killed Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department, his attorney said Saturday, nearly four months after the fatal confrontation with…

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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