Archive for March 23rd, 2015

NBR member comes under gun attack beside home

Unidentified people shot at a member on the National Board of Revenue on Monday evening when he was walking in front of his home at Banani in the capital…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Taxes bar president, secretary not allowed to meet Khaleda

Newly elected president and secretary of Dhaka Taxes Bar Association on Monday were refused to enter Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson’s office at Gulshan in the city…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

Libyan air strike kills eight civilians near Tripoli

Eight civilians were killed in an air strike near Tripoli on Monday, the United States ambassador said, an attack that was claimed by Libya’s official government…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Documents show anti-liberation activities of three Bagerhat accused

Different documents including a list of Razakar force of Kachua in Bagerhat and a newspaper report show that the three Bagerhat war crimes accused…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

EC asks 12 aspirants to show cause for violating code of conduct

The election commission on Monday issued show cause notices to 12 city councilor aspirants in the election to two Dhaka city corporations for violating electoral code of conduct…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Cabinet okays 2 more medical universities in Rajshahi, Chittagong

Cabinet on Monday approved in principle the drafts of Chittagong Medical University Bill 2015 and Rajshahi Medical University Bill 2015 to establish…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

HT Imam urges people to ‘kill’, ‘annihilate’ arsonists to save Bangladesh

Prime minister’s political adviser HT Imam on Monday termed the arsonists as ‘demons’ and urged the people to ‘kill’ and ‘annihilate’ them for the greater interest of protecting Bangladesh and its sovereignty…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Elderly woman testifies against Forkan

Sixty-year-old Saleha Begum of Kakrabunia of Mirzaganj in Patuakhali on Monday testified in the International Crimes Tribunal-2 that detained war crimes…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

40 Malaysia-bound job seekers held in Bay

The Bangladesh Coast Guard detained 40 Malaysia bound Bangladeshi fortune seekers in the Bay of Bengal near St. Martin’s Island, this morning…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Expanding beef bans hit Indian farmers, traders

Expanding beef bans hit Indian farmers, traders

Indian farmer Nitin Tarode wants to sell his old bull to help pay for his sister’s wedding after his income was hit by patchy rainfall. But he has struggled to find a buyer who will pay…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh president AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury. -- New Age file photo

Badruddoza expresses skepticism over city polls

Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh president AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury on Monday expressed his skepticism over upcoming city corporations polls…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Slum fire kills one, burns down 80 shanties in Chittagong

A man was burned to death as some 80 shanties gutted in a fire that broke out at a slum in Miakhannagar Balur Math area of Bakulia thana in Chittagong city…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

‘Robber’ lynched by mob in Munshiganj

An alleged robber was beaten to death by mob at Purarbag of Shreenagar in Munshiganj on Monday…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

JMB suspect held in Chittagong

Police arrested a suspected top leader of the banned Islamic militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, JMB, at a house in Baganbari area of Chittagong city on Monday morning…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BSF kills Bangladeshi on Chapainawabganj border

Indian Border Security Force shot a cattle trader dead along the Wahedpur frontier in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj early Monday…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Russia threatens to aim nuclear missiles at Denmark ships

Russia threatened to aim nuclear missiles at Danish warships if Denmark joins NATO’s missile defence system, in comments Copenhagen called unacceptable…

Lee Kuan Yew. – Reuters file photo

Modern Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, dies

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister, died on Monday aged 91, triggering a flood of tributes to the man who oversaw the tiny city-state’s rapid rise from a British colonial…

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Slum people pay more for basic needs

People living in the sprawling slums in three cities, including Dhaka, are purchasing basic services like water, electricity and dwelling from informal sources at rates higher than the middle class and well-off sections spend on utilities provided by government agencies.

March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Bangladesh cricket team arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Sunday night after participating in the ICC World Cup Cricket in Australia and New Zealand. — Sourav Loskar

Tigers return to heroes’ welcome

Bangladesh cricketers were given heroes’ welcome as they returned home on Sunday completing their World Cup campaign…

A mix of brains and brawns

A mix of brains and brawns

Michael Clarke’s astuteness, MS Dhoni’s precision, AB De Villiers’ athleticism and Brendon McCullum’s power are all on show as the World Cup 2015 has finally reached the semi-finals stage…

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