Archive for March 21st, 2015

62pc Bangladeshi internet users look for jobs

Most internet users in Bangladesh and India avail themselves of the internet facility for searching jobs, according to a survey conducted by Washington-based Pew Research Center…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Bt brinjal turns out to be ‘upset case’ for farmers

The cultivation of genetically engineered Bt Brinjal in the country’s several districts has cost the farmers their fortunes again this year as the plants have either died out prematurely or fruited very insignificantly compared to the locally available varieties…

March 21, 2015 · 1 comment · National
Indian army kills 2 suspected Kashmiri rebels

Indian army kills 2 suspected Kashmiri rebels

Police say India’s army has killed two suspected Kashmiri rebels after they tried to sneak into its main infantry headquarters in the Indian portion of the Himalayan territory…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Youth found dead at DU

The body of an unidentified youth was found near Bangla Academy on Dhaka University campus on Saturday morning…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

9 workers killed as bus plunges into canal near Cairo

A spokesman for the Egyptian health ministry says at least nine workers were killed when their bus plunged into a canal west of Cairo…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

7 children die in NY fire

A fire raged through a Brooklyn residence early Saturday, killing seven children and leaving two other people in critical condition, authorities said…

Iranian president says nuclear issues can all be resolved

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday recent progress in the nuclear negotiations between Tehran and world powers could lead to a final agreement and all remaining issues could be overcome, state media reported…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Kader Siddique reiterates demand for holding dialogue

Kader Siddique reiterates demand for holding dialogue

Krishok Sramik Janata League president and renowned freedom fighter Abdul Kader Siddique on Saturday reiterated his demand that the government and BNP resolve the current political crisis through dialogue…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

SSC examinations of March 8, 10, shifted to March 27, 28

The education ministry said that postponed Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examination scheduled for March 8 and 10, would be held on March 27 and 28, respectively, in a statement on Saturday…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP-led alliance calls fresh 72-hr hartal again

Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance called another spell of 72-hour hartal across the country from 6:00am Sunday amid the ongoing nationwide non-stop transport blockade…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics
Boehner off to Israel; Netanyahu’s ties to Obama hit new low

Boehner off to Israel; Netanyahu’s ties to Obama hit new low

The leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, Speaker John Boehner, is heading to Israel as already strained relations between the White House and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit a new low…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
New Zealand’s Dan Vettori, right, is congratulated by teammate Luke Ronchi after bowling out West Indies batsman Jonathan Carter during their Cricket World Cup quarterfinal match in Wellington, New Zealand, Saturday, March 21, 2015. - AP Photo

Guptill’s record score helps NZ into World Cup semis

West Indies opener Chris Gayle has passed a fitness test on his back and was included in the side for their World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand on Saturday…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

48 held over alleged sabotage plan in capital, Satkhira

Police in an overnight drive arrested 27 activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Jamaat-Shibir and Hizb-ut Tahrir and other 21 people for their alleged…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

‘Robber’ killed in gunfight at Jhenaidah

A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ between police and his accomplices at Shalikha crossing of Kaliganj in Jhenaidah early Saturday…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

6 killed in Mymensingh road accident

At least six people were killed when a truck rammed on a Compressed Natural Gas run auto-rickshaw at Tangail- Mymensingh highway at Muktagacha on early Saturday…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Former Singapore leader Lee Kuan Yew’s condition worsens

Former Singapore leader Lee Kuan Yew’s condition worsens

The condition of Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, has worsened, the prime minister’s office said on Saturday…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

One burnt to death in Tangail shop fire

A man was burnt to death while two others sustained burn injuries as a fire broke out at a shop at Bara Chauna Bazar of Sakhipur in Tangail early Saturday…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Car bombs kill 25 at Syrian Kurdish new year celebration

Two car bombs killed at least 25 people and wounded 80 celebrating the new year festival of Nowruz in the mainly Kurdish city of Hassaka…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Gunfight kills 10 after ambush on Mexican police

Ten people were killed in a gunfight in western Mexico when suspected gang members ambushed a police convoy in one of the deadliest attacks on security forces…

Govt doesn’t want to raise power prices : Tawfiq

Prime minister’s energy adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury on Friday said that the government did not want to raise the prices of electricity as much as the international lending agencies suggested…

March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Inner Pages, National

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