Archive for March 15th, 2015

Police tells HC Salahuddin disappeared on his own

Police tells HC Salahuddin disappeared on his own

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Sunday told the High Court that Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary-general Salahuddin Ahmed had disappeared on his own and no…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

3 hurt in crude bomb blasts in city

Three people sustained injuries as miscreants set off three crude bombs at Nayapaltan in the city on…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Pakistani rescue workers rush an injured person to a hospital after a bombing in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. — AP photo

Twin blasts at churches in Pakistan kill 14, wound 78

Bombs outside two churches in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed 14 people and wounded nearly 80 during Sunday services, and witnesses said quick action by a…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Ministers, MPs demand death penalty to Khaleda

Several ministers and MPs on Sunday demanded immediate ‘arrest and capital punishment’ to Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia for continuing violence and killing…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Army obstructs hill people’s march towards Babuchara at Karbaritila of Dighinala in Khagrachari on Sunday. — New Age photo

17 injured in Dighinala clash as army obstructs hill men’s march

At least 17 people, including four soldiers, have been injured in a clash with hill people at Dighinala in Khagrachari on Sunday after military had obstructed their march towards Babuchara demanding the relocation of…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

54,500 students get primary scholarship

A total of 54,481 students got primary scholarship this year, the primary and mass education minister Mostafizur Rahman…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Pakistan beats Ireland, moves towards quarters

Pakistan beats Ireland, moves towards quarters

Pakistan’s disciplined pace bowlers restricted Ireland to 237 and then the batsmen took over to help claim a seven-wicket win Sunday and a place in…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Reporters raise hands during China's Premier Li Keqiang's annual news conference following the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC), or parliament, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing March 15, 2015. — Reuters photo

China has plenty of room to manoeuvre policy: Premier Li

China has a lot of room to manoeuvre its policy and boost its economy having avoided using strong, short-term stimulus in recent years, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday, in a rare suggestion that authorities…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Gov’t won’t give up fights against arson, terrorism: Inu

Minister for information Hasanul Haq Inu on Sunday said that the government would not give up its fighting against arson-terrorism and extremisms.

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina. — BSS file photo

Hartal, blockade lost bite, says PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday said that the hartal and blockade enforced by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-Jamaat alliance…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

HC defers Khaleda’s quashment hearing until Apr 5

The High Court on Sunday deferred until April 5 for delivering its judgement on Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s petition seeking…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Myanmar denies bombing inside China amid Beijing’s protest

A senior Myanmar official on Sunday denied Chinese accusations that one of its warplanes crossed China’s border and dropped a bomb that killed four…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Body of abducted boy recovered from constable’s house in Sylhet

Law enforcers on Saturday night recovered a body of a schoolboy from a rented house of a police constable in Sylhet town…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National
SCBA election begins

SCBA election begins

Two-day annual election to the Supreme Court Bar Association began this morning at its auditorium in the city…

March 15, 2015 · 1 comment · National, Politics
Kerry says it is possible to reach an interim deal with Iran

Kerry says it is possible to reach an interim deal with Iran

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday he hoped ‘in the next days’ it would be possible to reach an interim deal with Iran if Tehran can show…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Up to 51 dead after bus crash in southern Brazil

As many as 51 people died on Saturday when a passenger bus drove off a cliff in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, police said…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
West Indies beat UAE by 6 wickets, stay in quarterfinal race

West Indies beat UAE by 6 wickets, stay in quarterfinal race

The West Indies may have let slip a chance to force their way into the Cricket World Cup quarterfinals when they allowed the United Arab Emirates to escape…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

US to keep more troops in Afghanistan than planned

The United States has abandoned plans to cut the number of US troops in Afghanistan to 5,500 by year’s end, the Associated Press reported on Saturday, but a senior US official told Reuters no decision had been made…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Half of factories have no safety clearance

One in two factories in the country does not have a safety clearance from the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments. DIFE statistics show that only 23,589 manufacturing units have taken safety clearance…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Bangladesh Trade Union Federation holds a rally in front of National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, demanding trial of those responsible for the Mongla building collapse. — New Age photo

Victim families yet to receive compensation

Workers who sustained serious injuries as a result of Mongla Cement Factory building collapse Thursday noon are yet to get financial assistance for medical treatment, informed their family members…

March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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