Archive for March 10th, 2015

25 win National Film Award-2013

The government has announced to give the National Film Award-2013 to 25 artistes and film professionals in recognition of their outstanding…

Iraqi forces retake town from IS near Tikrit

Iraqi security forces on Tuesday retook a town next to the militant-held city of Tikrit as they pressed their offensive against Islamic State militants…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Wednesday’s Dakhil exam postponed

The education ministry on Tuesday postponed Wednesday’s Dakhil examination under madrassah education board said a ministry statement this…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Netanyahu sees ‘worldwide’ effort to topple him

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in broadcast remarks on Tuesday there was a ‘huge, worldwide effort’ to ensure he loses next…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Another Bangladeshi identified among 9 abducted in Libya

Another Bangladeshi has been identified among the nine foreigners abducted from Al Ghani Oil Field south of the city Sirte on Friday…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Govt orders to install CCTV cameras at high-rise bldgs

The state minister for home, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Tuesday said that all high-rise buildings in the city would be asked to install close-circuit cameras…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP, allies extend shutdown by 60 hours

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance has extended its ongoing shutdown by more 60 hours…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP activist held with crude bombs at Bogra

Bogra police on Monday night recovered six crude bombs from an activist of local Bangladesh Nationalist Party at Nababbari road in Bogra town…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Teenaged Chakma girl gang raped in Khagrachari, BCL leader arrested

Teenaged Chakma girl gang raped in Khagrachari, BCL leader arrested

Some local leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League gang raped a Chakma schoolgirl at Dighinala of Khagrachari on Monday night. The 13 years old victim was a student Babuchara High School and was admitted to…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP asst sports secy Rony arrested

Detective branch of police on Tuesday arrested Bangladesh Nationalist Party assistant secretary for sports Rayhan Amin Roni at the party chairperson’s office in…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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Inflation up marginally in February

Overall point-to-point inflation increased marginally by 0.10 percentage point in February and stood at 6.14 per cent from 6.04 per cent in January…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Revised ADP now Tk 75,000 crore

The National Economic Council on Tuesday approved the revised annual development programme for the current fiscal year of 2014-15 at Tk 75,000 crore after downsizing the…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

IMF forecasts 6 per cent growth

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday predicted that Bangladesh’s economy would grow at six per cent in the current fiscal…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, National

Nizami lawyers asked to submit brief appeal arguments by March 31

The Appellate Division on Tuesday once again asked the defense lawyer for Jamaat amir Motiur Rahman Nizami to submit by March 31…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
India sweep to untroubled win over Ireland

India sweep to untroubled win over Ireland

India took apart a diligent but limited Ireland attack to sweep to an untroubled eight-wicket victory at Seddon Park on Tuesday…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Swine flu death toll 1,370 in India

Swine flu death toll 1,370 in India

The Delhi Congress will begin a three-day awareness campaign as a social responsibility against swine flu from…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Another Chittagong arson victim dies at CMCH

A CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver, who suffered burn injuries in a petrol bomb attack on his vehicle in Hathazari upazila on March 4, died at Chittagong Medical College and Hospital…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

20 fortune seekers sailing for Malaysia held in Cox’s Bazar

Bangladesh Coast Guard detained 20 Bangladeshis preparing to sail to Malaysia illegally at Kutubdia channel of Cox’s Bazar early Tuesday…

March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

French sports stars among 10 dead in Argentina helicopter crash

Eight French nationals including Olympic swimmer Camille Muffat and boxer Alexis Vastine were among 10 people killed when two helicopters collided…

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a national TV broadcast in Caracas on March 9, 2015 picture provided by Miraflores Palace. A furious Maduro said on Monday US sanction measures were intended to topple his socialist government. – Reuters photo

US declares Venezuela a national security threat

The United States declared Venezuela a national security threat on Monday and ordered sanctions against seven officials from the oil-rich country…

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