Archive for March 19th, 2015

Body of Juba Dal activist found beside Jessore rail track after being picked up in Dhaka

Body of an activist of Jatiyatabadi Juba Dal, also a member of Khedapara union council in Jessore, was found beside rail track at Manikdihi in Jessore in the morning…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
India's Umesh Yadav (C) hugs Suresh Raina as he celebrates with team mates at the fall of the last wicket during their 109-run Cricket World Cup quarter final win over Bangladesh in Melbourne, March 19, 2015. Reuters photo

Bangladesh all out for 193 in 45 overs

India, growing in confidence with every match, thrashed Bangladesh by 109 runs on Thursday in the quarter-finals of the World Cup…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Woman accused of cutting baby from pregnant woman’s womb

A 34-year-old woman is accused of stabbing a pregnant woman in the stomach and removing her baby, while the expectant mother visited her home to…

No progress in rescuing two Bangladeshis abducted in Libya: FM

The fate of two Bangladeshi workers abducted in Libya is still unknown as there is no progress in the rescue operation there, foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali said on Thursday…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · National

US turns to rewards in hunt for overseas cyber criminals

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation considers Evgeniy Bogachev one of the world’s most prolific and brilliant cyber criminals, slapping his photos — bald, beefy-faced and…

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina. — BSS file photo

Make taxpayers’ money meaningful, PM asks researchers

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday asked the researchers and students to work hard maintaining accountability so that the research…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Quader orders road renovation before monsoon, Eid

Quader orders road renovation before monsoon, Eid

The minister for road transport and bridges, Obaidul Quader, on Thursday asked the engineers and project directors concerned to complete the renovation works on all roads and highways ahead of…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Manna sent to jail

Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna was moved to jail on Thursday noon from Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where he had been…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Google doodle celebrates India-Bangladesh World Cup quarterfinal

Google doodle celebrates India-Bangladesh World Cup quarterfinal

The famous web search engine, Google, has released a doodle on the eve of the Bangladesh-India Cricket World Cup quarterfinal match at Melbourne…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Shibir’s countrywide demo on Sunday

Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, will stage demonstration across the country on Sunday protesting the killing, forced disappearance…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

Pakistan postpones execution of killer convicted as a child

Pakistan has stayed the execution of a man charged as a child with murder for three days just hours before he was due to hang…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Myanmar court jails 2 journalists for defamation

A Myanmar court has sentenced two reporters to two months in prison on charges of defamation, in the latest ruling that raises concerns about press freedoms as the country…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

China, Japan start first security talks in four years

China and Japan began on Thursday their first security talks in four years with both sides stressing the importance of candid dialogue, in a step aimed at thawing ties…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

One burnt alive in arson at Chandpur

A trucker was burnt alive while three others injured on Wednesday night in an arson amid countrywide general strike coupled with non-stop transport blockade sponsored by…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

UN chief urges Israel peace deal with Palestinians for state

Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon responded to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s election victory with a call Wednesday for the new government to negotiate…

3 city polls on April 28

3 city polls on April 28

Elections to the two Dhaka city corporations and Chittagong city corporation will be held on April 28 amid political stalemate, according to fresh schedules announced on Wednesday…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

BNP, allies still undecided

Major opposition political parties, including the Bangldesh Nationalist Party, have yet to decide whether to contest the upcoming elections to three city corporations or not…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Giant hoardings of electioneering by aspirants to mayoral election to two Dhaka city corporations remain in place on Wednesday after the Election Commission on the day ordered their removal in 48 hours. — Indrajit Ghosh

Posters, billboards flood capital

Huge colourful billboards and posters put up at vantage points of the capital weeks back proclaim pledges of mayoral aspirants to develop the two cities in Dhaka…

March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza speaks during a press conference at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday. — Farid Ahmed

Bangladesh brace for big day

In the first match Bangladesh cricket team played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground against Sri Lanka they appeared clueless. The uncustomary distance from the top gallery to the playing surface was something new to Bangladeshi players…

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