Archive for March 14th, 2015

Khaleda to be arrested once warrant reaches police station: IGP

Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque on Saturday said Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia will be arrested as soon as the arrest warrant…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Egypt sacks 41 judges for supporting the Brotherhood

An Egyptian disciplinary court ordered 41 judges into compulsory retirement on Saturday for supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, judicial sources said…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

SCBA staggered polls begin Sunday

Two-day staggered annual election of the Supreme Court Bar Association begins on Sunday…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Commercial building catches fire in City

Commercial building catches fire in City

A fire broke out in a high rise building at Dilkusha of Motijheel in the city on Saturday…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Avijit murder: Farabi on 5-day fresh remand

A Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Saturday placed Shafiur Rahman Farabi, the prime suspect in the writer-blogger Avijit Roy murder case…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National
India extend unbeaten World Cup record

India extend unbeaten World Cup record

World champions India extended their unbeaten record at the cricket World Cup on Saturday with a six-wicket victory over Zimbabwe…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Quick-fire Australia romp past Scotland

Quick-fire Australia romp past Scotland

Australia finished second in Pool A after Mitchell Starc bowled the World Cup co-hosts to a seven-wicket victory against Scotland…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
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PM rejects dialogue possibility with Khaleda

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday ruled out any possibility of holding dialogue with Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia to resolve…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
China sends fighter jets to Myanmar border

China sends fighter jets to Myanmar border

China’s Air Force sent fighter jets to patrol over the China-Myanmar border after four Chinese were killed by a bomb dropped by a Myanmar warplane in southwestern Yunnan Province, a military spokesman said Saturday…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

BNP says AL breaks pledge

BNP on Saturday termed ‘indecent’ and ‘out of any political norms’ the Awami League’s remarks made on Friday reacting to the party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s statement…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
India cuts import tariff on gold, silver

India cuts import tariff on gold, silver

The Indian government has slashed import tariff value on gold to $375 per 10 grams and silver to $512 per kilogram following weak global price trends…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, International
Pakistan prevents release of main suspect in Mumbai attacks

Pakistan prevents release of main suspect in Mumbai attacks

A defense lawyer says Pakistan has again detained the main suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks for one month after a court ordered his release…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Teacher found dead inside Habiganj school

A schoolteacher was found dead inside an office of a school where he used to work part-time at Puran Munsefi residential area of Habiganj town on Saturday…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Jamaat-e-Islami activists set a bus on fire at Shyampur in Dhaka on Thursday on the first day of the party’s staggered shut down protesting at death sentence to its amir Motiur Rahman Nizami for war crimes. – New Age photo

Fresh 72-hr hartal again

Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance called another round of 72-hour general strike across the country from 6:00am Sunday…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

About 50 dead as Myanmar ferry sinks in bad weather

About 50 people were believed to have drowned off Myanmar when a ferry sank in bad weather, government officials said on Saturday, though residents said they believed more people on the overcrowded vessel…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Munshiganj bomb maker dies

A crude bomb maker succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in the capital on Saturday morning…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

China summons Myanmar ambassador after bomb kills four Chinese

China has summoned the Myanmar ambassador for a meeting in Beijing after a bomb from a Myanmar aircraft fell in Chinese territory and killed four Chinese people…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Maldives’ ex-president Nasheed sentenced to 13 years in prison

Maldives’ ex-president Nasheed sentenced to 13 years in prison

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Friday after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest of a judge…

March 14, 2015 · 1 comment · International, South Asia
Cyclone batters Vanuatu, UN fears the worst

Cyclone batters Vanuatu, UN fears the worst

Winds of up to 250 kilometres an hour (155 mph) ripped metal roofs off houses and downed trees in the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Egypt announces plans to build new capital

Egypt’s government announced Friday plans to build a new capital adjacent to Cairo, in a massive new project that in its first phase would cost $45 billion…

March 14, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

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