Archive for March 11th, 2015

Police, RAB pick up Salahuddin, says BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Salahuddin Ahmed was picked up by law enforcers on Tuesday night…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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Khaleda to be arrested once warrants reach police station: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday said Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia would be arrested and her office would be searched…

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Sangakkara’s 4th straight ton leads Sri Lanka to big win

Sangakkara’s 4th straight ton leads Sri Lanka to big win

Kumar Sangakkara scored an unprecedented fourth consecutive century to set Sri Lanka on course for a 148-run victory over…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

If necessary, Bangladeshis to be repatriated from Libya: minister

The minister for expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment, Khandker Mosharaf Hossain, on Wednesday said the government was closely monitoring the Libya situation and…

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HC issues rule on repairing cyclone-hit dams

HC issues rule on repairing cyclone-hit dams

The High Court on Wednesday issued a rule upon the government asking as to why they shall not be ordered to take appropriate actions for repairing the dams damaged by…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

DB claims Manna not tortured in custody

Detective Branch of Police joint commissioner Monirul Islam on Wednesday denied the allegation of Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna’s family that he was tortured…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Khaleda’s arrest a matter of time: Quamrul

The minister for food, Quamrul Islam, also Dhaka City Awami League joint general secretary, on Wednesday said implementation of court’s arrest warrant against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia was…

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5 to die for killing co-worker’s son

A Dhaka court on Wednesday handed down death sentence to five staff of Mitford Hospital while awarded three others to life term rigorous imprisonment for…

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Khaleda expresses ‘no confidence’ in HC bench dealing Barapukuria graft case

The Bangladesh National Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday expressed ‘no confidence’ in two High Court judges who were set to deliver verdict on March 15 on her petition challenging the proceedings against her…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

AL MPs give 24-hr ultimatum to Khaleda to withdraw blockade, strike

A group of lawmakers who are physicians by profession on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s chairperson Khaleda Zia asking her to withdraw ongoing…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

More arrest warrants against Tarique

A metropolitan magistrate court in Barisal on Wednesday issued two more warrants of arrest against Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman…

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Visiting Nepalese army chief makes courtesy call on PM

Nepal has expressed its interest to continue training courses in future for their army personnel at the international standard training military institutes of Bangladesh…

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Avijit murder evidence handed over to FBI

Avijit murder evidence handed over to FBI

Detective Branch of Police joint commissioner Monirul Islam on Saturday said the evidence of blogger-writer Avijit murder was handed over to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation for…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Juba Dal activist Arif dies from bullet wounds

A Jatiyatabadi Juba Dal activist, who sustained bullet injuries during a gunfight with police at Char Lawrence Berarganj on Lakshmipur-Ramgati road in Kamalnagar of Lakshmipur on March 2…

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Pakistan paramilitary raids MQM office in Karachi

Pakistan paramilitary raids MQM office in Karachi

A Pakistani paramilitary force raided the headquarters of a major political party on Wednesday in the country’s biggest city, officials said, recovering weapons and arresting suspects wanted for several crimes…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Two prisoners dies at DMCH

Two prisoners of Dhaka Central Jail died on Wednesday morning at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

ICT asks to submit formal charge against Habiganj siblings

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Wednesday asked the prosecution to submit formal charges against two Habiganj siblings…

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Widow of Avijit defiant after Bangladesh attack

Widow of Avijit defiant after Bangladesh attack

The widow of a blogger who was hacked to death in Bangladesh says she will continue to speak out on the causes of secularism and science…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

3 cattle traders among 4 killed in Savar road crashes

Four people, including three cattle traders, were killed in separate road accidents here on Wednesday, reports the United News of Bangladesh.

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India’s ex-PM Singh summoned as accused in coal field case

India’s ex-PM Singh summoned as accused in coal field case

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was summoned on Wednesday by a court accused of criminal conspiracy in an inquiry into the award…

March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

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