Archive for March 3rd, 2015

Foreign diplomats meet Khaleda; renew call for end to violence

A group of diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Tuesday night iterated their call for an end to continuing violence, recalling their previous statements…

March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National

One killed, vehicles torched on 3rd day hartal, 57th blockade day

A person was burnt alive and several vehicles were torched during the third day of latest spell of 72-hour general strike and the 57th day of non-stop transport blockade…

March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
BNP extends strike till Friday

BNP extends strike till Friday

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance on Tuesday extended its ongoing 72-hour nationwide general strike till…

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High-scoring South Africa thump Ireland

High-scoring South Africa thump Ireland

South Africa put one foot in the World Cup quarter-finals by batting past the 400-run mark for the second successive match to hand Ireland a thumping defeat by 201 runs with five overs to…

23kg gold seized at Ctg airport

In another big haul of gold, customs officials seized 200 gold bars, weighing around 23.328 kilograms at Shah Amanat International Airport…

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Rajshahi mayor, 16 others sued over attacking on ex-mayor’s house

Police on Tuesday filed a case against 17 people including incumbent Rajshahi City Corporation mayor Mosaddek Hossain Bulbul and his two brothers in connection with…

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Govt decides to procure 11 lakh tonnes of Boro at Tk 32

The government on Tuesday decided to procure 10 lakh tonnes of husked Boro rice and one lakh tonnes of paddy from local market starting from May 1…

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Farabi on 10-day remand over Avijit murder

A Dhaka metropolitan court on Tuesday approved a 10-day remand to Shafiur Rahman Farabi in connection with killing writer and blogger Avijit Roy…

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Kerry, Zarif hold second day of talks on Iran’s nuclear program

The U.S. and Iranian foreign ministers on Tuesday began a second day of talks on curbing Iran’s nuclear program with the aim of securing a framework agreement by the end of March…

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No bar for students failed in qualification tests to appear in public exams

The government had asked school authorities to allow students, who failed in qualification tests for appearing in public examination, to sit in the Secondary School Certificate and…

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Khaleda Zia seeks revocation of arrest warrant

Khaleda Zia seeks revocation of arrest warrant

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s lawyer on Tuesday filed a petition with the Special Judge’s Court-3 seeking revocation of arrest warrants issued for her in Zia Orphanage and Zia Charitable Trust Fund…

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China’s sea levels 2nd highest on record

China’s sea level rose 1.6 centimeters last year, the second highest on record, according to an annual government study…

March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
DB arrests newsman Kanak Sarwar

DB arrests newsman Kanak Sarwar

Detective branch of police on Tuesday arrested former special correspondent of Ekushey Television Kanak Sarwar from Shahbagh in Dhaka on…

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Students face off against Myanmar police outside Yangon

Students face off against Myanmar police outside Yangon

Hundreds of police have formed a human chain around student protesters staging a sit-in on a road Tuesday after being blocked from marching to Myanmar’s biggest city.

March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

2 Jamalpur war crimes accused sent to jail

The International Crimes Tribunal 2 on Tuesday sent two detained Jamalpur war crimes accused Md Shamsul Haque, 75, and SM Yusuf Ali, 83, to jail…

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ICT exonerates 10 more noted citizens

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Tuesday exonerated another 10 noted citizens of contempt proceedings as they offered ‘unconditional apology’ for…

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50 vehicles vandalised as student dies in road mishap

50 vehicles vandalised as student dies in road mishap

Some 50 vehicles were vandalised following a death of a student of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University in Dhaka who was hit by a bus he was riding near the campus on Tuesday morning…

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Driver killed in C’nawabganj covered van arson

A covered van driver was burnt to death and his helper sustained injury as miscreants hurled a petrol bomb on their vehicle at Kansat…

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Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts US-Israel ties

Benjamin Netanyahu and US officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the Israeli leader claimed…

Obama hopes for US embassy in Cuba before April summit in Panama

US President Barack Obama said on Monday he hopes the United Stateswill open an embassy in Cuba by the time of a Western Hemisphere summit in Panama in mid-April…

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