Archive for January 11th, 2015

Nojibur Rahman new NBR chairman

The government has made Environment and Forests Secretary M Nojibur Rahman chairman of the National Board of Revenue, reports United News of Bangladesh .

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

Khaleda’s adviser Dudu held at Mirpur

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s adviser Shamsuzzaman Dudu was picked up by police at Mirpur on Sunday evening.

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

Curfew in Rangamati

Local administration in Rangamati imposed a night-time curfew in town as violence spreading across the town in sequel to clashes between Pahari Chhatra Parishad and Bengali settlers including activists of ruling party backed Chhatra League centring inauguration of a medical college.

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Arson attack on Hamburg newspaper that printed Charlie Hebdo cartoons

A building of German newspaper Hamburger Morgenpost was the target of arson attack and two suspects were arrested, police said on Sunday,’ reports Reuters.

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Police recover most of Tk 1.57 crore stolen from Rupali Bank in Faridpur

Police recover most of Tk 1.57 crore stolen from Rupali Bank in Faridpur

Police in a drive on Sunday evening recovered Tk 1.22 crore from the village of a peon of Rupali Bank Faridpur branch after about Tk 1.57 was stolen from…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Miscreants set fire on a bus at Shewrapar in Dhaka on Sunday evening. — Sony Ramany

JCD, BNP local units call day-long strike at Dhaka and 13 adjoining dists for Monday

The district units of Bangladesh Nationalist Party of Gazipur and Munshiganj called for a dawn to dusk shutdown for Monday protesting incessant confinement of party’s chairperson Khaleda Zia, to her office at Gulshan in Dhaka…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Rubel Hossain

Rubel walks out of jail

National cricketer Rubel Hossain walked out of jail this evening after he secured bail form Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s court on…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, National, Sports

Sri Lanka to probe alleged coup attempt by Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka’s new government will investigate an alleged attempt by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to stage a coup to try to stay in power when results showed he was losing last week’s election, a spokesman for the country’s new leader said Sunday…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Modi promises predictable policies, stable taxes

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised on Sunday to pursue predictable policies and ensure stable taxes, in a speech that sought to address a key concern for foreign investors in Asia’s third-largest economy…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Iran parliament session suspended amid shouting matches

An Iranian parliament session descended into chaos Sunday as several hard-line lawmakers disrupted a speech by a moderate colleague criticizing the long-term house arrest of two opposition leaders…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

FF testifies against three Bagerhat Razakars

Freedom fighter Hazra Zahidul Islam, better known as Monu, on Sunday testified against the three Bagerhat ‘Razakars’ Sheikh Sirajul Haque, Abdul Latif Talukder and Akram Khan for killing about 500 people at…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Tofail rules out any dialogue

The minister for commerce, Tofail Ahmed, on Sunday ruled out any early dialogue with Bangladesh Nationalist Party before the…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Blockade to continue: Khaleda

Blockade to continue: Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday asked the people to continue the blockade for indefinite period, said former lawmaker of…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Bomb-like object in hollowed book found in SC

Bomb-like object in hollowed book found in SC

A bomb-like object found in the courtroom of the High Court bench of Justice Zinat Ara and Justice Habibul Gani on Saturday noon. The bench officer Hasib Khan first detected the substance…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP hartal in Sylhet passing off amid stray incidents

A dawn-to-dusk hartal, enforced by the local unit of BNP protesting confinement of its party chairperson Khaleda Zia and arrests of other top leaders, is progressing amid stray incidents…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National
New Age photo

1st phase Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat today

The first phase of Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after holy hajj, concludes today (Sunday) with Akheri Munajat joined by hundreds of thousands of people at Tongi on the capital’s outskirt amid countrywide non-stop transport blockade, reports United News of Bangladesh…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Volvo to sell Chinese-made cars in US this year

Volvo to sell Chinese-made cars in US this year

Volvo Car Group plans to export a Chinese-made midsize sedan this year to the United States, and is starting to weigh the possibility of building a vehicle factory in the United States, people familiar with the Chinese-owned automaker’s plans said…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Pakistani rescue workers carry the lifeless body of a bus accident victim to a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, early Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. (AP Photo)

Bus crashes into oil tanker in southern Pakistan, killing 57

A doctor at a hospital in southern Pakistan says 57 people are dead after a fiery crash between a passenger bus and an oil tanker…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Chashi Nazrul Islam

Chashi Nazrul passes away

Ekushey Padak and National Film Award winner renowned filmmaker, Chashi Nazrul Islam passed away at Labaid specialized hospital in the city on early Sunday…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Fire-fighters try to douse flames after a devastating fire broke out a slum at Mohammadpur in Dhaka on SUnday.-- New Age photo

Toddler killed in Katasur slum fire

A minor girl was burnt alive and 400 shanties were gutted as a slum caught fire at Battala of Katasur under Mohammadpur in the city…

January 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

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