Archive for March 8th, 2015

9 firebombs, 3 crude bombs found at AL leader’s home in Tangail

Nine firebombs and 3 crude bombs were recovered from a haystack of local Awami League leader Helal Uddin’s home at Fulmalirchala Karimganj of…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Maxwell ton fires Australia past Sri Lanka

Maxwell ton fires Australia past Sri Lanka

Australia stormed into the World Cup quarter-finals with a 64-run victory over Sri Lanka, fired by a spectacular maiden one-day international century from Glenn Maxwell at…

DB identifies 10 as Avijit murder suspects

Detective Branch of Police joint commissioner Monirul Islam on Sunday said a list of 10 people has been prepared for their suspected link to blogger Avijit murder, and a…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Democracy achieves full potential with free expression, political dialogue: Bernicat

US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat on Sunday said a democracy can only achieve its full potential with ample and safe space for…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Hearing on charge framing in Rajib killing case on Mar 18

A Dhaka court on Sunday fixed March 18 for starting the hearing on charge framing against eight accused in the blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Saudi Arabia becomes world’s biggest defense importer

Saudi Arabia has passed India to become the world’s biggest arms importer last year as concerns about Iran’s ambitions increase tensions in the Middle East.

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

HC defers verdict on quashing petition over graft case against Khaleda

Responding to a petition, the High Court on Sunday re-fixed March 15 for judgment on its long-pending rule asking the Anti Corruption Commission to explain why the case filed against…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Hearing on Kamaruzzaman’s review plea Monday

The review petition filed by condemned convict war criminal M Kamaruzzaman of Jamaat-e-Islami will come up for hearing before a regular bench of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
PM Sheikh Hasina criticizes Khaleda Zia for ‘burning people to death’

PM Sheikh Hasina criticizes Khaleda Zia for ‘burning people to death’

Accusing Begum Khaleda Zia of burning people to death to fulfill her political ambition, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called upon the women folks of the country to raise their voices and resist such heinous acts…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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Govt plans appointing labour attaché for every 50,000 workers

The chairman of the parliament standing committee on labour and employment ministry, Israfil Alam, said on Sunday that the government is contemplating…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National
China says progress being made on India border talks

China says progress being made on India border talks

Progress is being made on drawn-out border talks with India, China’s foreign minister said on Sunday, likening the process to climbing a mountain that becomes harder the closer to the summit you get…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Chittagong arson victim dies at DMCH

Yet another arson victim lost his battle for life after 17 days at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on Sunday morning…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Vettori passes 300 as NZ ease to win over Afghans

Vettori passes 300 as NZ ease to win over Afghans

Martin Guptill and Ross Taylor got some valuable time at the wicket as New Zealand did what they needed to looking ahead to the World Cup…

China says search for missing Malaysian plane will not stop

China’s foreign minister said on Sunday the search for a Malaysian Airlines flight which vanished one year ago will not stop, adding that the government will keep providing whatever help it can to relatives of those on board…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

70 firebombs, 50 crude bombs, arms, ammo recovered in Ctg

Police in an overnight drive recovered 70 firebombs, 50 crude bombs, four light guns, 12 machetes and 24 bullets at Nunachhara in Sitakunda of Chittagong early Sunday…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Boko Haram pledges allegiance to Islamic State

Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram pledged allegiance on Saturday to Islamic State, which rules a self-declared caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria…

New Delhi: 300 rape cases reported in just 2 months

New Delhi: 300 rape cases reported in just 2 months

New Delhi police have registered 300 FIRs of rape in the first two months of this year…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Equality still elusive for women

Equality still elusive for women

Equality for women in all aspects of life including politics, administration, home and workplace, pay and perks, is elusive, as they are still behind in economic and political participation and opportunities, 44 years after independence of the country…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a rally of Awami League at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on Saturday on the occasion of historic March 7. — New Age photo

Khaleda to stand trial for ordering murders: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday said BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia would have to stand trial for ordering murders and terror acts…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Crude bombs cause panic in city

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance has again called a 72-hour hartal beginning from this morning while a series of crude bomb blasts caused panic in the capital on Saturday…

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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