Archive for March 7th, 2015

Israel fires at Gaza boats, kills Palestinian fisherman

The Israeli navy opened fire on boats off the coast of the Gaza Strip on Saturday, killing one Palestinian fisherman, Gaza hospital officials said.

March 7, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
25 hurt in city crude bomb blasts

25 hurt in city crude bomb blasts

At least 25 people, including a female physician of Dhaka Medical College Hospital, sustained injuries as miscreants blasted crude bombs in different parts of the capital on Saturday. The incidents of the crude bomb blasts were reported from Shantinagar, Karwan Bazar, Shaheed Minar and High Court areas of the capital. Mahnaz Tabassum Prova, an assistant registrar of DMCH, suffered splinter […]

March 7, 2015 · 0 comments · National
A TV grab of prime minister Sheikh Hasina addressing a rally at Syhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on Saturday

No place for militants’ leader Khaleda, says PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday said the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia was the leader of militants and she was destined to face punishment for getting people killed in firebomb attacks…

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Sunday, Tuesday’s SSC exams postponed

The Secondary School Certificate and its equivalent examinations scheduled for Sunday and March 10 Tuesday have been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha…

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Manna on 10-day remand again

Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna on Saturday was put on a fresh 10-day remand by a Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court on sedition charge…

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Blasts at Karwanbazar after PM’s motorcade passes by

Several crude bombs went off at Karwanbazar in Dhaka immediate after the prime minister’s motorcade passed by at around 3:00pm on Saturday…

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Gana Forum to nominate candidate in DCC elections

Gano Forum president and eminent jurist, Kamal Hossain, on Saturday said that his party will nominate a candidate for upcoming Dhaka City Corporations…

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BNP, allies call another 72 hour shutdown

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance on Saturday called another spell of 73-hour strike from Sunday morning to Wednesday morning…

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Sarfraz equals record as Pakistan snatch victory

Sarfraz equals record as Pakistan snatch victory

South Africa won the toss and sent Pakistan in to bat in their Cricket World Cup Pool B match at Auckland’s Eden Park on Saturday…

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FBI meets Avijit’s father at DB office

United States Federal Bureau of Investigation team on Saturday met with Ajay Roy, father of writer-blogger Avijit Roy who was brutally murdered by…

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Tofail rules out possibility of dialogue with Khaleda

Minister for Commerce, Tofail Ahmed, on Saturday said that no dialogue is possible with Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia…

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Nepal’s constitution: Formal talks set to begin today

Nepal’s constitution: Formal talks set to begin today

The ruling and opposition parties in Nepal are resuming “formal negotiations” on the disputed issues of the new constitution on Saturday…

March 7, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Blockade passing its 61st day

The countrywide indefinite transport blockade, sponsored by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance entered the 61st day on Saturday…

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Six including four of a family killed as truck ploughs through market in Bogra

A total of six persons, including four of a family, died on the spot and ten others were seriously wounded when a truck driver lost his control…

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10 alleged saboteurs held in city

Members of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) detained 10 alleged saboteurs from different corners of the capital in the last 24 hours, ending this morning, police said…

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CIA chief announces sweeping reorganization of US spy agency

CIA chief announces sweeping reorganization of US spy agency

Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the CIA, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable and close espionage gaps amid widespread concern

Joyce’s maiden World Cup hundred helps Ireland to 331-8

Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor won the toss and opted to field first in their crucial World Cup Pool B match against Ireland at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart…

7th March: Hasina pays homage to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday paid rich tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths at the portrait…

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Militants attack Libyan oilfield, 11 guards dead

Militant gunmen attacked Libya’s al-Ghani oilfield on Friday, killing 11 guards, beheading some of them, before local forces fought back to retake control, an oil security official said…

March 7, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Egyptian strikes kill 25 militants in two days

Egyptian air strikes have killed 25 militants in North Sinai over the last two days, security sources said, targeting an insurgency that seeks to topple the Cairo government…

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