Archive for January 5th, 2015

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, file photo

PM urges BNP leader to look for party’s future

Terming Bangladesh National Party’s boycotting the general election of 2014 as a wrong political decision, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday, the BNP leader herself responsible for it, none should be blamed, she added…

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Press Club tense over standoff between rival journalists

The Jatiya Press Club witnessed a tense situation on Monday, over a standoff between pro-Awami League and pro-BNP journalists, in the wake of their respective programmes on the compound, reports United News of Bangladesh…

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BNP man killed in Rajshahi clash

One Bangladesh Nationalist Party activist was killed and at least 20 people were injured as BNP men clashed with law enforcers at Baneshor Bazar in Puthia Upazila of Rajashahi…

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New Age file photo shows Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia speaks to reporters in front of her Gulshan office after she was barred from going out of the office on January 5. She is staying at office since then. — Indrajit Ghosh

Khaleda calls blockade for indefinite period

Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday afternoon called for nationwide strike for indefinite period in a press briefing at…

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8.6 kg gold seized at Shahjalal airport

Customs intelligence on Monday detained an Indian national with 8.6 kg gold bars at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport…

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Khaleda not allowed to leave Gulshan office

Bangladesh Nationalist Party Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday afternoon rode her jeep and made an attempt to leave BNP’s Gulshan office but police did not unlock the main entrance…

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BNP calls day-long strike at Natore

Bangladesh Nationalist Party Natore unit announced a dawn-to-dusk strike on Tuesday in the district after two activists of party’s student wing Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) were killed during…

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Triangular clash in Khagrachari leaves 15 wounded

At least 15 people including some journalists were injured in a triangular clash between the supporters of Awami League, Bangladesh Nationalist Party and the police men on Monday at Sapla chattar, Bhanga bridge and penguin intersection in Khagrachari…

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JP ministers to quit cabinet soon: Raushon

Opposition leader Raushon Ershad on Monday said Jatiya Party ministers will quit the cabinet soon so that the party can play effective roles as an opposition…

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Cabinet clears BIDS Bill seeking to gear up its research activities

The cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies Bill 2015, aiming to expedite the activities of the organization in the field of…

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Tension intensifies as activists clash, vandalise vehicles

Tension and uneasiness intensified in the city and some district towns as the Bangladesh Nationalist Party men, law enforcers and Awami League men…

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Police lock Khaleda’s Gulshan office down

The police locked the Gulshan party office of Bangladesh Nationalist Party forcing its chairperson Khaleda Zia to stay inside in the capital’s upscale…

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AL, front organisations take position at 340 points

AL, front organisations take position at 340 points

The activists of Awami League and its youth front Juba League took position at some 340 spots in the capital on Monday morning on grounds of ‘protecting democracy and…

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President, PM condole ex-CJ Mostafa Kamal’s demise

Former Chief Justice Mostafa Kamal died at his Gulshan residence in the city early Monday. He was…

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BNP leader detained with 20 crude bombs in city

Rapid Action Battalion members detained a local leader of Bangladesh Nationalist Party along with 20 crude bombs at the capital…

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Workers conduct a safety assessment at an Adorn Knitwear garments factory in Dhaka, December 9, 2014.  — Reuters photo

Safety overhaul puts strain on Bangladesh garment industry

Undaunted by a run of horrific factory accidents that have hit Bangladesh’s garments industry, two entrepreneurs bought…

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— Sourav Loskar

Office-goers experience myriad torments as buses stay off-streets

Thousands of office goers experience myriad torments Monday as they found scanty numbers of commuting buses on the city streets, pushing them to take…

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24 trucks parked as Khaleda’s confinement continues

24 trucks parked as Khaleda’s confinement continues

At least 24 trucks laden with sand and bricks were parked in front of Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office in the capital and its adjacent roads in a bid to…

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BNP vows to hold rally

Tension gripped people as the Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday vowed to hold the rally it planned for today defying a ban, while the law enforcers laid siege to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office for the second day…

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Eid-e-Miladunnabi observed

The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), was observed in the country on Sunday with due reverence and religious fervour…

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