Archive for January 25th, 2015

2 killed in city road crash

Two people were killed and at least 25 others injured as a bus overturned in the capital’s Matsya Bhaban area on Sunday night, reports United News of Bangladesh…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP denounces case filing against Khaleda

Terming ‘conspiratorial and false’ the case filed against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and its senior leaders in connection with Jatrabari bus torching incident, the party on Sunday warned of dire consequences if the case is not withdrawn immediately…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Moudud denounces Hasina snub

Moudud denounces Hasina snub

BNP standing committee member Moudud Ahmed admitted that prime minister Sheikh Hasina was not duly honoured when she went to console party chairperson Khaleda Zia following the sudden death of her youngest son…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Any person versed in Shariah may issue Fatwa: SC

The Supreme Court has allowed any person well-versed in Shariah to issue fatwa or religious edicts on performing rituals of Islam rather than legal matters…

January 25, 2015 · 1 comment · National, Politics
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Exhibitors to boycott Shakib films

Bangladesh Film Exhibitors Association has decided not to screen films starring Shakib Khan and Misha Sawdagar alleging that they led ‘miscreants’ to tear down posters and banners of…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National
BERC committee finds no reason to increase price of REB, DESCO electricity

BERC committee finds no reason to increase price of REB, DESCO electricity

Staff committee of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Sunday said that the Rural Electrification Board would need to raise the retail power price by 0.27 per cent and the Dhaka Electric Supply Company would…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Study finds 50pc Dhaka street-foods coliform contaminated

Study finds 50pc Dhaka street-foods coliform contaminated

More than 50 per cent of food items and beverages sold on Dhaka streets were found contaminated with various groups of bacteria called…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, file photo

PM advises bureaucrats to join NDC to enhance quality

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, Sunday laid importance on building an efficient, brilliant and creative civil administration free from colonial mentality to cope up with modern challenges of international bureaucracy.

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Arafat’s body likely to arrive Tuesday

The Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia has completed all the necessary formalities to send the body of Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s youngest son…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

FF testifies 3 Bagerhat Razakars killed 42 Hindus

Freedom fighter Sohrob Nakib on Sunday testified before International Crimes Tribunal-1 that three Bagerhat ‘Razakars’ – Sheikh Sirajul Haque, Abdul Latif Talukder and Khan Akram Hossain – were involved in killing 42 Hindus at Shakharikati Bazar in Bagerhat during the Liberation War…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Derailment snaps Dhaka’s rail link with Ctg, Syl

Rail communications of Dhaka with Chittagong and Sylhet divisional cities were suspended on Sunday afternoon following derailment of six coaches of an…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

DITF gets 10-day extension

The Dhaka International Trade Fair 2015 has given an extension for 10 more days to end February 10 instead of…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Politics
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Small, captive power-plant owners protest at ‘discriminatory’ increase of gas price

Bangladesh Small and Captive Power Producers Association on Sunday asked the government not to increase gas price as proposed by energy regulator to save the private power producers as well as their industries…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Information minister Hasanul Huq Inu holds a meeting with newspaper editors at his office in Dhaka on Sunday. — BSS photo

Editors call on govt for resolving political crisis thru discussion

Editors of different national dailies at a meeting on Sunday called upon the government for resolving the ongoing political impasse…

January 25, 2015 · 1 comment · National, Politics

50 sued over Demra bus bomb-attack, Khaleda also named

A case has been filed against 50 leaders and activists of the BNP-led 20-party alliance, in connection with a bomb attack on a bus in the capital’s Demra on January 23, the 18th day of the non-stop…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Pakistan slashes interest rates to 10-yr low

Pakistan’s central bank yesterday slashed the basic interest rates by one percent to a 10-year low on the back of improving economic indicators at…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Fired CBA-men of Rupali Bank attack Sr officials, 7 injured

At least seven principal officers of Rupali Bank head office at Motijheel in the city were injured in an attack by some dismissed fourth class employees on Sunday morning…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Not allowing PM to visit Khaleda was discourteous: Hasan Mahmud

Awami League publicity and publications’ secretary Hasan Mahmud on Sunday said that turning down prime minister Sheikh Hasina from the gate of Khaleda Zia’s office in Gulshan was ‘discourteous’ and fell short of all manners…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Shamim Eskandar flies to Malaysia to bring back Arafat Rahman’s body

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s brother Shamim Eskandar and two of her other relatives flew to Malaysia to bring back the body of Arafat Rahman, her youngest son, who died of massive heart attack on Saturday..,

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Obama looks to build toward policy breakthroughs with India

Obama looks to build toward policy breakthroughs with India

US President Barack Obama opened a three-day visit to India aimed at turning his personal chemistry with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi into progress on climate change, defense and economics…

January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

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