Archive for January 12th, 2015

Tk 1-cr compensation suit against 2 Ctg docs

A Tk 1-crore compensation suit has been lodged with a local court against two physicians who are happened to be father and son on charge of providing wrong treatment to a medicine trader, reports United News of Bangladesh…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Two killed as blockade passes one week

At least two people were killed and dozens other injured as the non-stop countrywide blockade enforced by Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance completed one week on Monday…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Khaleda’s adviser Dudu on 5-day remand

The Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Monday approved a 5-day remand for Shamsuzzaman Dudu, an adviser of Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

AHRC slams govt for crackdown on media, opposition

Asian Human Rights Commission in statement on Monday criticised the Bangladesh government for recent crackdown on the…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina  — New Age file photo

Hasina terms Khaleda queen of corruption, militants

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina launched a scathing attack on her political rival and Bangladesh Nationalist Party Chairperson Khaleda Zia, terming her as the queen of…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Trial against two C’nawabganj suspects begins

The trial against two Chapainawabganj war crimes accused Mahidur Rahman, 84, and Afasar Hossain Chutu, 65, began at the…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BSF picks up 2 Bangladeshis at Thakurgaon

The Border Security Force of India on Monday allegedly picked up two Bangladeshi cattle traders from Molani frontier at Haripur in…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

Justice SK Sinha new CJ

Senior most Appellate Division judge, Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has been appointed as the 21st Chief Justice of Bangladesh…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National
CJ asks SC judges to stay alert

CJ asks SC judges to stay alert

The Chief Justice, Md Muzammel Hossain, asked all Supreme Court judges to stay alert about their security at their respective court rooms…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Authority eases curfew in Rangamati, residents rush to kitchen markets

The Rangamati district administration Monday eased curfew for five hours, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm so that residents can buy their…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Contempt: 3 top Jamaat leaders, defence lawyer show caused

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Monday asked six respondents including three top Jamaat leaders and a defence lawyer, to answer by January 28…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Divers retrieve ‘black box’ from AirAsia wreck

Divers retrieve ‘black box’ from AirAsia wreck

Indonesian navy divers on Monday retrieved the black box flight data recorder from an AirAsia airliner that crashed two weeks ago, killing all 162 people on board, a government official said. Flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic control in bad weather on Dec. 28, less than halfway into a two-hour flight from Indonesia’s second-biggest city of Surabaya to Singapore. […]

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Ban on rally gone, AL organises meeting in city

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) gave conditional permission to ruling Awami League to hold a rally at Shuhrawardy Udyan on Monday, reports United News of Bangladesh.

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

RAB detain former BNP lawmaker

Members of Rapid Action Battalion detained Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Mohammad Shahjahan and its executive committee member Belal Ahmed at Gulshan…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

‘Gang leader’ killed in police involved ‘gunfight’ in Khulna

A suspected leader of a notorious gang ‘Ranga Bahini’ was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Kumkhali village adjacent to Sunderban of Paikgachha upazila in Khulna…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National

9 killed, 25 hurt after bus plunges into Brazil river bank

A bus has plunged off a mountain road in southern Brazil and into a river bank, killing 9 people and injuring at least 25 others, including children…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · International
Miscreants set a bus on fire at Mirpur in Dhaka during the blockade enforced by Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday. — New Age photo

Two more killed as blockade on

One person was killed and an arson attack victim died in hospital on Sunday as violence continued in districts for the seventh straight day of the blockade called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance…

January 12, 2015 · 1 comment · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Blockade pushes up rice, red lentil prices

Rice and red lentil prices rose at the city’s kitchen markets in last four days due to supply chain disruptions caused by non-stop countrywide blockade called by the BNP, said traders…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

JCD calls hartal in Dhaka, 13 dists for today

Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed student organisation, on Sunday called a dawn-to-dusk general strike in Dhaka and 13 other adjacent districts excluding Dhaka city for today…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
A man waves a national flag on a train brimming with people returning from Ijtema after attending concluding prayers of a religious congregation organised by Tabligh Jamaat at Tongi on the outskirts of Dhaka on Sunday.— Sony Ramany

First phase of ijtema ends

Several hundred thousand devotees from home and abroad joined the concluding prayer (akheri munajat) of the first phase of bishwa ijtema on the bank of the River Turag at Tongi on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday seeking peace, progress and prosperity of the Muslim world…

January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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