Archive for January, 2015

Withdraw hartal for students, Nahid to Jamaat

The minister for education, Nurul Islam Nahid, on Wednesday urged the Jamaat-e-Islami to withdraw its hartal called considering the interest of 4.5 crore school students as free textbook distribution among them would begin on Thursday…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

CEC rejects separate voter lists for CHT

The chief election commissioner, Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad, on Wednesday said it was not possible to arrange elections to the three Chittagong Hill Tracts district councils after preparing separate voter lists…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

The imperialism of language

Learning English will make you rich, and learning Arabic will make you holy. No one ever says these things out loud in Pakistan, but their premises undergird many decisions…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Editorial, Op-Ed

Venezuela enters recession, inflation tops 63pc

Venezuela confirmed Tuesday that it had entered recession, while annual inflation topped 63 per cent, exacerbating the outlook for an economy already hit by crippling shortages and crashing oil prices…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Business
Irreparable losses in international cinema

Irreparable losses in international cinema

Millions of film lovers mourned the deaths of iconic Indian actress Suchitra Sen, comedy king Robin Williams, popular Hollywood actors Philip Seymour Hoffman and Luise Rainer…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Theatre/Films, Timeout

Essebsi sworn in as Tunisia president

Anti-Islamist Beji Caid Essebsi, 88, was sworn in as Tunisia’s first freely elected president at a ceremony in parliament on Wednesday.
The election of Essebsi, a veteran of previous regimes, is seen as a landmark for the birthplace of the Arab Spring, where longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was toppled four years ago…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Footballers begin training today

Bangladesh national football team will start their preparation camp for the Bangabandhu Gold Cup under interim coach Saiful Bari Titu at the BKSP in Savar today…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Interest of people to be given priority: New IGP

Newly appointed inspector general of police AKM Shahidul Haq has said that he would give priority to the interest of the people while working as the police chief…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

The future the US budget foretells

I can make high-probability predictions for 2015 and the near-beyond without the benefit of a crystal ball, tarot cards or tea leaves…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Editorial, Op-Ed

Bale not for sale at any price

Real Madrid have made it clear to Manchester United and other possible suitors for his signature that Gareth Bale is not for sale at any price…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

NEWSLINE

The United States added nine individuals and entities to its Iran sanctions blacklist in a move condemned Wednesday by Tehran as a ‘blatant violation’ of goodwill amid long-running nuclear talks…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Threat of ebola virus

No hospital in the country has quarantine facilities required to handle an ebola-affected patient. Even the two specialised hospitals designated by the health ministry in last August to deal with possible ebola cases, namely Kurmitola General Hospital and Infectious Diseases Hospital, are yet to be equipped with quarantine facilities for giving treatment to a suspected patient from an international port, in complete isolation, for preventing the spread of ebola virus…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Letters

Sarwar joins DESCO as MD

Md Shaheed Sarwar has recently joined Dhaka Electric Supply Company Ltd as managing director, said a news release…

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

AROUND THE TOWN

Exhibition
Nakshikantha Exhibition
Time: 12pm to 8pm..

January 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Timeout

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