Archive for January 24th, 2015

Hasina returns to Ganabhaban unable to meet Khaleda

Hasina returns to Ganabhaban unable to meet Khaleda

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina returned to Ganabhaban after being unable to meet BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to console her after the premature demise of her son.

January 24, 2015 · 2 comments · National, Politics

Police give fire-extinguishers to long-route vehicles in Barisal

Barisal Metropolitan Police on Saturday distributed fire-extinguishers to vehicles plying on long routes at Nathullabad central bus terminal in Barisal to face arson attacks…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

DMCH restricts visiting burn victims fearing infection

The Dhaka Medical College Hospital authorities on Saturday once again imposed restriction on visitors’ movement in its burn unit fearing further infection of the under-treatment arson victims there…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

10 reported killed in rocket fire on Mariupol in Ukraine

Ukrainian officials say the strategically important coastal city of Mariupol has come under rocket fire, and one says 10 people were killed…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Keep farm products out of hartal-blockade purview, urges CSRL

A non-government organization urged the political parties on Saturday to keep farm products carrying transports out of blockade purview, so that farmers of the country do not incur financial losses…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Youth killed in Santal-Bangali clash in Dinajpur

A young man was killed and eight others injured in a clash between indigenous Santal and Bangali people over a disputed land at Habibpur village of Parbatipur in Dinajpur…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

36-hr hartal begins on Sunday

Bangladesh Nationalist Party and its allies on Saturday called a 36-hour general strike across the country beginning on Sunday…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Tofail rules out dialogue with BNP

The commerce minister, Tofail Ahmed, on Saturday ruled out any dialogue with Bangladesh Nationalist Party…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Simple burial in unmarked grave for Saudi king who lived in palaces

Simple burial in unmarked grave for Saudi king who lived in palaces

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, one of the richest men in history, was carried in a simple white shroud to an unmarked grave on Friday in a Riyadh cemetery where many of his commoner subjects rest…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Nasim says, it’s a stray incident, normalcy soon

Nasim says, it’s a stray incident, normalcy soon

The minister for health and family welfare, Mohammed Nasim, on Saturday said the incident of bus arson in Jatrabari in the capital was…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Gazipur factory fire yet to be tamed

The fire which broke out at a textile mill at Konabari in Gazipur city on Saturday morning could not be extinguished…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Remote Baghaichhari market in Rangamati market burns down 125 shops

At least 125 shops were gutted as a fire broke out at Masjid Market in remote Baghaichhari upazila under Rangamati district early Saturday.

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Primary school headmaster shot dead in Kushtia

Miscreants gunned down a primary school headmaster at Mahendrapur village in Kumarkhali of Kushtia early Saturday…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

30 held in Benapole while attempting intrusion into India

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh arrested 30 people while they were intruding India illegally through Sadipur border in Benapole of Jessore…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Indefinite blockade steps into 19th day

The countrywide non-stop transport blockade, enforced by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance, rolled into 19th day on Saturday…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

India cracks down on NGOs, prepares hitlist

The Indian government may act against some of the 188 NGOs red-flagged by the Intelligence Bureau for alleged misuse of foreign funds…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

US beer-maker to pull ‘Gandhi-Bot’ brand after complaints

A US microbrewery said on Friday it will stop using the name and image of the late Indian leader Mohandas Gandhi on one of its beers after…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · International
Traffic snarls up Dhaka streets on the weekend amid prolonged blockade enforced by Bangladesh Nationalist Party.— New Age photo

Violence claims 3 more lives

At least two more arson victims died in hospital and an auto-rickshaw driver was killed after a truck rammed the three-wheeler while trying to escape a petrol-bomb attack on Friday, the 18th day of the blockade enforced by the BNP-led alliance…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Khaleda ready for ‘meaningful’ dialogue, movement to continue

Bangladesh Nationalist party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Friday said that the ongoing movement of BNP-led alliance will continue till attainment of ‘final victory’.
She also said her party was ready for sit for dialogue if the government wanted to have it ‘meaningfully’…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics, TOP STORIES
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz AlSaud

Saudi King Abdullah dies, Salman new ruler

Saudi Arabia’s elderly King Abdullah died on Friday and was replaced by his half-brother Salman as the absolute ruler of the world’s top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam…

January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

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