Archive for January 19th, 2015

3 killed, 10 injured in Bogra accident

At least three people were killed and 10 others injured when a truck collided head on with a bus at Noymile area of Jamalpur in Bogra on Monday afternoon…

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Khaleda says blockade to continue

Khaleda says blockade to continue

The ongoing blockade will continue until the next announcement, Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, said in a press briefing on Monday evening…

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Initial payment for Hajj registration reduced

The cabinet on Monday reduced the initial payment for performing Hajj under the government’s management to Tk 51,690 from Tk 1, 51,690, accepting a proposal of the religious affairs ministry…

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Suspected ISIS members on 5-day remand

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate court on Monday granted 5-day remand for four suspected members of militant outfit Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)…

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Qaisar appeals against death sentence

Former Jatiya Party minister, Syed Mohammad Qaisar, on Monday appealed against International Crimes Tribunal verdict that sentenced him to death for…

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BTRC blocks WhatsApp, extends closure of Viber, Tango

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission blocked popular internet-based massaging app WhatsApp on Monday for ‘security reason’ a day after it blocked…

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Trial against Forkan begins

The trial of war crimes accused Forkan Mallick, a Razakar Bahini leader in Mirzaganj of Patuakhali, began on Monday in the International Crimes Tribunal-2 through placing the…

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Cabinet adopts condolence motion on Gobinda Halder

Cabinet adopts condolence motion on Gobinda Halder

The Cabinet on Monday adopted a condolence motion expressing profound shock at the demise of eminent lyricist and composer…

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Coins not being recalled: Muhith

Coins not being recalled: Muhith

The minister for finance, AMA Muhith, on Monday said both the paper and metal mints worth Tk 1 and Tk 2 would well be in circulation and be…

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Witnesses testified against Hachhen Razakar

Prosecution witness, Sanjib Kumar Sarkar, on Monday testified against war crimes accused Syed Md Hasan alias Hachhen Razakar at…

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Police intercept activists rallied to place wreaths on Zia’s tomb

Police intercept activists rallied to place wreaths on Zia’s tomb

Police intercepted activists and leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist Party as they were paying homage by placing wreaths on the grave of Ziaur Rahman in the capital on Monday, marking the…

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Gana Forum president Kamal Hossain.

Kamal Hossain demands inclusive general election

Leaders of five left and democratic political parties on Monday called on the Awami League led government to take immediate steps to end…

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Hundreds of Chinese nationals trapped in north Myanmar

Hundreds of Chinese citizens, including miners and jade traders, are among 2,000 civilians trapped by fighting between government troops and insurgents in northern Myanmar…

January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Mithapukur Arson: 2 Shibir activists arrested in Rangpur

The police arrested two activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, early Monday who allegedly committed arson on a bus on Wednesday…

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Two Pakistan-based LeT militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Two Pakistan-based militants of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in a joint operation in Kashmir’s Sopore area on Sunday even amid security forces’ high alert in view of US President Barack Obama’s…

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Police detain four alleged members of ISIS in city

The Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Monday said they detained four people, allegedly are the members of militant outfit…

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Mild cold wave to continue 2 more days

A mild cold wave sweeping over some districts, except Dhaka, will linger for two more days, Bangladesh Meteorological Department forecasts…

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Former lawmaker Nadim Mostafa detained in city

The Rapid Action Battalion detained former lawmaker of Rajshahi Nadim Mostafa early Monday…

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Barricade around Khaleda’s Gulshan office withdrawn after 15 days

Fifteen days after their strong vigil, police withdrew their barricade early Monday from in front of Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson’s Gulshan office…

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Four Ijtema devotees killed in Bogra road accident

At least four devotees who were returning home after attending Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, were killed while 12 others injured in an accident at …

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