Archive for January 23rd, 2015

Petrol bomb in Jatrabari leaves 27 injured

At least 18 people suffered burn injuries when miscreants hurled petrol bomb on a bus at Katherpul of Jatrabari are in the city around 9:00pm on Friday, police said…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

10 suffer burn injuries in Rajshahi arson attack

At least 10 people suffered burn injuries in an arson attack on a bus in Tanore upazila here on Friday evening, reports United News of Bangladesh…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Girl arrested for facebook post against PM

Police arrested a girl on Friday for her alleged derogatory comments about prime minister Sheikh Hasina on social media facebook…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 killed, 10 missing as 2 trawlers capsize in Gazipur

Two people, including a woman, were killed and at least 10 others went missing as two trawlers capsized following a collision in the Shitalakhya River at Nandia Sanghun of…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Khaleda’s arrest will ensure AL’s funeral: Rizvi

Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Friday said any attempt to arrest the party chairperson Khaleda Zia when anti-government activists were out on the streets ignoring so-called ‘gunfight’ and ‘crossfire’ would ensure political funeral of the ruling party…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

1 killed, 4 burnt as 2 trucks set afire in Sylhet

An auto-rickshaw driver was killed and four people, including two truckers, suffered burn injuries as two trucks came under firebomb attacks during the BNP-led alliance’s blockade in Dakkhin Surma and Biswanath in…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Hold dialogue to end crisis, BCPC asks govt

Bangladesh Combined Professionals’ Council, a pro-Bangladesh Nationalist Party organisation, on Friday called for a meaningful dialogue between government and BNP to end the present political impasse…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Prajanma League marches towards Khaleda’s office

Ruling Awami League-backed Awami Projonmo League tried to lay siege to Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office in…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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2 arson attack victims die at DMCH

Two arson attack victims with critical burn injuries died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on Friday…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Ousted former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets in a traditional way as she arrives at Parliament before the National Legislative Assembly meeting inBangkok January 22, 2015. (Reuters photo)

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck banned from politics, faces criminal charge

Thai authorities dealt a double blow to ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her powerful family on Friday, banning her from politics for five years and proceeding with criminal charges for negligence that could put her in jail…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Nepal plunges into turmoil as politicians scuffle over constitution

Nepal plunged deeper into crisis on Friday after feuding politicians, throwing microphones and shoes, failed to meet a deadline to table a new constitution, seen as a key step to stability in theHimalayan buffer state wedged between Asian powers China and India…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Jisan Bahini chief killed in gunfight

Solaiman Uddin Jisan, the chief of notorious robber group of Laksmipur ‘Jishan Bahini,’ was killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion members in Comilla on early Friday…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

361 sacks of rice looted in Jhenaidah

Miscreants looted 361 sacks of rice from a warehouse at Sailkupa municipality town in Jhenaidah early Friday. The cost of rice was estimated around…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early on January 23, 2015 (Reuters photo)

Saudi King Abdullah no more, Prince Salman successor

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, the powerful US ally who fought al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom, including by nudging open greater opportunities for women, has died. He was 90…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Police bring people rounded up at places across the capital during the blanket arrest to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on Thursday.— Sanaul Haque

2 more die as violence on

A splinter-inured college student and a Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal leader, whose one hand was blown off at wrist while making bombs died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital and three people suffered burns in a petrol bomb attack in Dinajpur on Thursday…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

33 dead in 17 days of political violence

Thirty-one people have died throughout the country in 17 days of political violence following the government’s decision to barricade the Bangladesh Nationalist party leader Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan party office and the police’s refusal to allow the party to hold a public meeting in Dhaka…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

AL lawmakers blast BNP for blockade

Some senior treasury bench lawmakers including cabinet ministers on Thursday continued censuring BNP-led alliance for enforcing countrywide hartal and blockade…

January 23, 2015 · 1 comment · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Grassroots steer BNP’s blockade

Lower ranking leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist Party have said the ongoing countrywide blockade should continue until it produces a result and urged the party’s senior leaders to be more active…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Blockade causes loss of Tk 36,885cr in 16 days

The country’s 15 business sectors financial losses of around Tk 36,885.76 crore or 2.69 per cent of the gross domestic product in last 16 days’ blockade enforced by the BNP-led alliance, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Thursday…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Cash-strapped PDB seeks Tk 889cr

Cash-strapped, state-owned Power Development Board has sought Tk 889 crore to pay for its share in the controversial Rampal thermal power plant, which has been opposed by green activities for perceived risks to the mangrove forest Sunderbans…

January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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