Archive for January 15th, 2015

Diplomats holding meeting with BNP leaders

A group of foreign diplomats reportedly sat in a meeting with some BNP leaders on Thursday night, reports United News of Bangladesh.

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

New CJ reshuffles 2 Appellate Division benches

The newly-appointed chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has reconstituted the two Appellate Division benches with effect from January 18, his first working day…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP criticises BGB chief for directive

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday expressed deep concern over a directive of Border Guard Bangladesh director, general major general Aziz Ahmed, who asked his forces to open fire at the trouble making blockaders…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Mahmud named Tigers’ manager for World Cup

Mahmud named Tigers’ manager for World Cup

Former national captain Khaled Mahmud on Thursday was appointed as the manager of the Bangladesh cricket team for the upcoming World Cup in Australia-New Zealand…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Transport owners, workers threat tougher progamme if blockade not relaxed

Leaders of transport owners’ and workers’ groups on Thursday said they would come up with tougher programmes against Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance if their supporters continue to launch…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Law minister Anisul Huq

Govt to make law banning hartal if people desire so: Anisul

Law minister Anisul Huq said on Thursday that the government might formulate a law to ban hartal if the people of the country desires so in the…

January 15, 2015 · 2 comments · National, Politics
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Army to resist any evil force, protect country’s sovereignty: PM

Reiterating that the Bangladesh Army has helped continue the advancement of democracy by properly discharging their duties during the last general election, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday said they have…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

3,740 bullets recovered in Jamalpur

Police recovered 3,740 rounds of bullets left abandoned near Patharer Char frontier in Deawanganj of Jamalpur on Thursday…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Corruption institutionalised in DGDA: TIB

Transparency International, Bangladesh, said on Thursday that corruption has been institutionalised in the Directorate General of Drug Administration where both the service providers and service receivers are involved in bribery at every step through mutual understanding…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Police intercept workers while moving towards Khaleda’s office

Police on Thursday intercepted a group of workers as they tried to move towards Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s office in Gulshan to lay a siege to protesting the…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Manik Saha’s 11 death anniversary observed

Manik Saha’s 11 death anniversary observed

Journalist community, politicians and civic leaders in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country on Thursday demanded judicial probe into the killing of Khulna based New Age senior correspondent Manik Saha to unearth the mystery of his killing and to punish the real killers and their godfathers…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National
EU deeply concerned over political situation

EU deeply concerned over political situation

The European Union on Thursday expressed its deep concern over the current political state of affairs in Bangladesh…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Arson attack takes another life in capital

Another person lost the battle for life after six days on Thursday at Dhaka medical College and Hospital in the capital after he was arson attacked…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

SCBA boycotts outgoing CJ’s farewell

The Supreme Court Bar Association executive committee on Thursday boycotted the farewell programme of the outgoing Chief Justice Md Muzammel Hossain raising allegations of…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

2nd phase Ijtema begins Friday

All are set for the second phase of Bishaw Ijtema that will begin on Friday.
The ground for the second phase has been divided into 39 sections to accommodate devotees from 34 districts and many a number of participants already began to reach the venue…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

ZIA ORPHANAGE GRAFT CASE: Court records plaintiff’s testimony

The Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-3 on Thursday recorded testimony of the plaintiff in a graft case against the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, exempting her from physical appearance for…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Schoolgirl, father hacked for refusing marriage proposal at Gazipur

A schoolgirl and her father were hacked to death for refusing a marriage proposal at Uttar Salna area in Gazipur city on early…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BGB have mechanism to face arson-miscreants: DG

Border Guard Bangladesh said on Thursday they have all types of mechanism in place to face miscreants who are arson attacking on buses and other…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

One burnt alive as blockade runs thru 10th day

Miscreants set fire on a bus that burnt alive its staff in Gazipur early Thursday, the 10th straight day of non-stop countrywide blockade sponsored by…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

US House votes to overturn Obama’s immigration actions

The Republican-dominated House of Representatives voted Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama’s key immigration policies, approving legislation that would eliminate new deportation…

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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