Archive for January 22nd, 2015

Govt asks TV channels to project ‘normalcy prevailing in country’

Govt asks TV channels to project ‘normalcy prevailing in country’

Several senior ministers on Thursday claimed that the country’s situation was normal and asked the country’s private television channels to project the…

January 22, 2015 · 2 comments · National, Politics

SCBA ask govt to reach consensus to overcome standoff

The Supreme Court Bar Association on Thursday called upon the ruling Awami League government to reach an immediate consensus with the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led opposition alliance to…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Remain alert about propaganda against country, PM asks embassy officials

Reaffirming that her government can handle the current situation, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday asked the officials of foreign ministry and Bangladesh embassies abroad to remain alert against all propaganda against the country…

January 22, 2015 · 1 comment · National, Politics

Fakhrul shown arrested in defamation case

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate court on Thursday order authorities concerned to show Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, now…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Procedure for getting Indian visa eased for Bangladeshis

Indian high commission on Thursday announced exemption of online ‘appointment date’ system for processing visa applications of all categories, except tourists visas, with effect from February 1…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Girl’s father lodge compliant against college teacher for harassment

Father of a student of Magura Government Saheed Suhrawardy College on Thursday lodged compliant against a teacher with its acting principal over…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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Bangladesh sign off WC camp, eye quarter-finals

Bangladesh said they hope to qualify for the quarter-finals in the upcoming World Cup as the team signed off their preparation for the tournament, scheduled in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29, on Thursday…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
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Obama, Modi plan radio show to reach Indian masses

The leaders of the world’s largest democracies will next week take to India’s radio airwaves, the main source of news and information for many in the country, to get their message out…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

DCCI estimates economic cost of blockade at Tk 36,445 cr

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday claimed that the economy had incurred a loss of worth Tk 36,445.76 crore in the last 16 days due to countrywide blockade enforced by…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National
No co-rider on motorbikes

No co-rider on motorbikes

The road transport division on Thursday banned motorcyclists from carrying co-passengers until further notice following arson by drive-by miscreants amid political…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National

DLA asks govt to initiate moves to resolve impasse

The Democratic Left Alliance, a combine of eight left leaning political parties, on Thursday called on the government to take immediate steps to resolve current political impasse in the country…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics
Police intercept several hundred activists of different organisations at Gulshan -2 in the capital Thursday morning who were heading towards Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s office there. New Age photo

Police stem anti-blockade activists heading to BNP chief’s office

Police intercepted several hundred activists of different organisations at Gulshan -2 in the capital Thursday morning who were heading to…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

European Parliament concerned at violence in Bangladesh

The European Parliament delegation for relations with South Asia has expressed its deep concern at the outbreak of political violence in Bangladesh culminating over recent days, and called for a genuine dialogue among political parties…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Haqqani network and JuD banned in Pakistan

In a significant move towards the execution of the National Action Plan against terrorism, the interior ministry has included the Jamaatud Dawa…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
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Stray incidents mark continuous blockade, 2nd day hartal in two divs

The law enforcement authorities went for stern preemptive actions and arrested more than 60 people from Khulna and Tangail, fearing sabotage and arson on various highways…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Historic U.S.-Cuba talks shift to restoring diplomatic ties

Historic U.S.-Cuba talks shift to restoring diplomatic ties

The United States and Cuba launch talks on Thursday on restoring diplomatic relations after a contentious session on immigration accentuated the difficulties in overcoming half a century of hostilities…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

17 held while crossing Putkhali into India illegally

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh arrested 17 people while they were intruding into India through Putkhali border of Benapole in Jessore…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Bomb maker JCD man dies

A city leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, student wing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital early Thursday…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Security beefed up for launch services

Extra security measures have been taken to check sabotage in launches on the Barisal-Dhaka route. The measures including using CCTV camera, selling cabin tickets after checking…

January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National

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