Archive for March 4th, 2015

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Action against Khaleda as per court order: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday said the government would take actions against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia as per court directives…

March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Australia crush Afghanistan with record score

Australia crush Afghanistan with record score

Australia flexed their batting muscles to rack up the highest ever World Cup total as they crushed Afghanistan by a tournament record margin to revive…

Population control not prime issue: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday said her government has undertaken various programmes to transform the country’s population into human resources…

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Arafat’s chehlam held

Arafat’s chehlam held

The chehlam, a ritual on the 40th day inside one’s death, of Arafat Rahman, the youngest son of Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia, was held…

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Crude bomb exploded on 14-party rally at Hazaribagh, 3 injured

At least three people, including a local Swechchhasebak League leader, were injured as a crude bomb was blasted in a rally of the ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance…

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Saudi Arabia expects oil price to stabilise

Saudi Arabia’s oil minister said on Wednesday he expected oil prices, which hit a near six-year low in January, to stabilize, signalling cautious optimistism about…

March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Netanyahu gives ‘practical alternative’ to Iran deal

Pushing back against criticism from president Barack Obama, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday he had presented a ‘practical alternative’ for an international nuclear…

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Goons sever wrists of young man in Jhenaidah

Miscreants severed a young man’s both wrists from his hands in Jhenaidah town on Wednesday afternoon…

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Hasina for strong unity of the Muslims

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday laid emphasis on the strong unity of the Muslims for its own development…

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Witness testifies Forkan’s participation in murder, rape, arson attack

Prosecution witness Rakhal Chandra Bhakta on Wednesday told the International Crimes Tribunal-2 that detained war crimes accused Forkan Ali was involved in murder, rape, looting and abduction in…

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Nobel Peace Prize committee chair demoted, first time in 114-year

The committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize demoted its chairman on Tuesday, for the first time in the 114-year history of the award after his right-wing opponents won…

Documentary on 2012 Delhi gang rape banned in India

A documentary film about the fatal gang rape of a woman in New Delhi in 2012 has been banned in India over government concerns about derogatory comments made by one of the rapists and the violation of…

March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Rizvi on two-day fresh remand

Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary-general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi was placed on a two-day fresh remand on Wednesday in an arson case…

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Witness testifies against Siraj master

Prosecution witness, Ahmed Ali Sheikh, 63, on Wednesday testified against the war crimes accused Sheikh Sirajul Huq alias Siraj Master in the International Crimes Tribunal-1…

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Shehzad leads Pakistan to morale-boosting win

Shehzad leads Pakistan to morale-boosting win

Ahmed Shehzad anchored Pakistan’s innings and his bowlers then ensured UAE never seriously challenged it as their World Cup hopes…

Kader Siddique calls to resolve crisis politically

Krishak Sramik Janata League president Abdul Kader Siddique on Wednesday called on the government and anti-government political camps…

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Khaleda Zia. — New Age file photo

Khaleda’s graft cases hearing adjourned till April 5, warrant active

The Special Judge’s Court-3 on Wednesday adjourned the hearing on the two graft cases against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia…

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Japan's Misao Okawa, 116, center, who is recognized as the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records, poses with her relatives and Ward Mayor Takehiro Ogura, right, as she is celebrated at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan Wednesday, March 4, 2015 ahead of her birthday.  Okawa will turn 117 on Thursday, March 5. — AP photo

World’s oldest person celebrates a day before turning 117

The world’s oldest person says 117 years doesn’t seem like such a long time. Misao Okawa, the daughter of a kimono maker, made the comment Wednesday, at a celebration a day…

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WAR CRIMES: Kamaruzzaman to file review petition

Defence counsels of death row war crimes convict Mohammad Kamaruzzaman on Wednesday said they would file review petition…

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China to boost military budget by 10 percent

China to boost military budget by 10 percent

China’s military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year, a legislative spokeswoman said Wednesday, despite slowing economic growth that fell to 7.4 percent last year…

March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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