Archive for March 13th, 2015

Khaleda’s speech nothing but lie, says Hanif

Awami League joint secretary general, Mahabubul Haque Hanif, on Friday found the speech of Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia at a news conference as ‘a total lie…

March 13, 2015 · 1 comment · Politics
Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia  — New Age file photo

Khaleda vows ‘peaceful’ movement to continue till logical conclusion

Blaming the prime minister Sheikh Hasina for the ongoing political impasse in the country, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Friday said the ongoing ‘peaceful’ movement would continue until its logical conclusion and urged people to…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Acting Sena Kalyan Sangstha chairman Brigadier General Mohammad Selim declares the termination of the rescue operation at collapsed cement factory building at Mongla in Bagerhat on Friday. — New Age photo

Mongla factory collapse: Salvage operation called off

The authorities called off the salvage work in the incident of building collapse at Mongla in Bagerhat on Friday noon when the death toll rose to seven as rescuers retrieved one more…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Munshiganj fire kills elderly lady

An elderly woman burnt to death while seven others left injured as a fire broke out in Nitira of Baligaon in Munshiganj on…

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Afghanistan’s innings closed at 111-7 in Sydney rain

Afghanistan’s innings was declared closed at 111 for seven in the rain-disrupted World Cup Pool A match against England at…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Stray incidents mark 67th blockade day

The countrywide indefinite transport blockade sponsored by Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance was underway amid stray…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Bangladesh's cricketers walk off after losing during their Cricket World Cup match against New Zealand in Hamilton, March 13, 2015. — Reuters photo

Guptil, Taylor rescue New Zealand

Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah made the most of being dropped at slip after scoring just one run to register his second one-day century…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Bansherkella editor held in Comilla

Detectives arrested the editor of Bansherkella, a facebook page run by Jamaat-Shibir, at Comilla on Thursday night…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Death toll from Mongla factory collapse rises to 7

Death toll from Mongla factory collapse rises to 7

At least six workers were killed and around one hundred injured when a partly-built warehouse of a cement factory collapsed at Mongla in Bagerhat district on Thursday…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Police hunt suspects after officers shot in Ferguson

Police hunt suspects after officers shot in Ferguson

The shooting of two police officers at a protest in Ferguson, Missouri, triggered a sweeping manhunt for suspects on Thursday and ratcheted up tensions…

Islamic State accepts allegiance of Boko Haram

The leader of the Islamic State militant group that controls tracts of Syria and Iraq accepted a pledge of allegiance from Nigerian Islamists Boko Haram…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Intercity buses begin night time operation on Thursday after the government lifted the restriction on night time plying of passenger carriers on long routes. The photo was taken from Mohakhali bus terminal. — Sanaul Haque

Ban on night-time bus operation goes

On the 66th day of Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance-called blockade, coupled with hartals on weekdays, the government lifted the restriction on operation of buses on long-routes in the night…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Arson attacks on govt offices continue

Another land office in Jhalakati and education office in Barisal were set on fire on early Thursday as arson attack on government offices, land offices in particular, at places outside Dhaka continued during the ongoing blockade and intermittent general…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Why Salah Uddin won’t be brought to court: HC

Why Salah Uddin won’t be brought to court: HC

The High Court on Thursday asked the government and the police to explain why they should not be directed to find out Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Salah Uddin Ahmed and bring him to the court on March 15…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
PM wants Khaleda to surrender to court

PM wants Khaleda to surrender to court

Reiterating her call to the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson to stop the politics of destruction, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday hoped that Khaleda would surrender to the court showing respect to the law of the land as a warrant…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National
Sakib to lead Tigers against Kiwis

Sakib to lead Tigers against Kiwis

All-rounder Sakib al Hasan is all set to return to the helm as Bangladesh face World Cup co-hosts New Zealand in their last group match in rain-soaked Hamilton today…

Khaleda condemns  Salah Uddin’s detention

Khaleda condemns Salah Uddin’s detention

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday strongly condemned the alleged detention of her party’s joint secretary general Salah Uddin Ahmed by law enforcement agencies, and expressed concern that he was yet to be produced in court…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

3 more opposition activists killed

Two more opposition activist were killed in separate incidents on Thursday in Noakhali and Chapainawabganj with the families and associates claiming that law enforcement agencies and ruling party men had killed them after abduction…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

2 cops shot amid protests against teen killing in Ferguson

Two police officers in the US flashpoint town of Ferguson were shot early Thursday during the latest protest over the treatment of blacks by the mainly white police force…

Fire at Barisal courtroom

Unidentified miscreants set fire to the courtroom of a senior judicial magistrate in Barisal at about 10:00pm on Thursday…

March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National

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