Archive for March 24th, 2015

BNP, allies to hold mass rally on March 25

Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance would bring out mass procession at municipality, upazila, and district towns and at all wards of metropolitan cities on March 25…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
A Germanwings Airbus A320 registration D-AIPX is seen at the Berlin airport in this March 29, 2014 file photo. An Airbus plane operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in southern France on Tuesday en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, police and aviation officials said. Picture taken March 29, 2014. Reuters photo

German airbus crashes in France, 148 feared dead

An Airbus operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline crashed in a remote area of southern France on Tuesday and all 148 on board were feared dead…

Man Booker releases names of 2015 international fiction finalists

Ten writers, including a first-time entry from the tiny French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, have been nominated as finalists for…

Sirajul Islam. — New Age photo

Actor Sirajul Islam Passes away

Noted actor Sirajul Islam died of old age complications at his Niketan home in the capital on Tuesday morning. He was 78. Family sources said the actor breathed his…

BM College student ousted from hostel for ‘anti-religious comment’

The authorities of Government Braja Mohun College in Basiral on Tuesday expelled a student from its Ashwini Kumar Degree Hostel for his remarks on social media…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

HC asks police to explain torturing journalist in custody

The High Court on Tuesday asked the government and police to explain in four weeks the legality of inhumane torture on Prothom Alo Patuakhali correspondent in police custody…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National
New Zealand's Grant Elliot (C) and team mate Daniel Vettori embrace after winning their Cricket World Cup semi-final match against South Africa in Auckland, March 24, 2015. South Africa's bowler Dale Steyn lies on the pitch. Reuters photo

New Zealand make first World Cup final

South Africa captain AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis shared a fourth-wicket partnership of 103 from 73 balls to power their team to an imposing 281 for five in a rain-reduced World Cup…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Israel denies spying on Iran talks

Israel denies spying on Iran talks

Israel has strongly denied a report that it spied on talks between Iran and the US over Iran’s nuclear programme, reports BBC…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Militant-captive Helal talks to family in Jamalpur

Helal Uddin, one of the two Bangladeshis kidnapped by militants in Libya on March 6, talked to his family members over phone in Jamalpur on Tuesday…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

WCIA finds war crimes evidences against 8 Jamalpur suspects

The war crimes investigation agency on Tuesday said they have found war crimes evidences against eight Jamalpur suspects…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National
China says it agrees with India to maintain border peace

China says it agrees with India to maintain border peace

China and India have agreed to maintain peace and tranquility along their Himalayan border while they work on resolving a long-festering boundary dispute, China’s foreign ministry said…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
BB for broadening financial institutions’ CSR engagements

BB for broadening financial institutions’ CSR engagements

The governor of Bangladesh Bank, Atiur Rahman, on Tuesday laid emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibilities of financial institutions in Bangladesh…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, National

Woman held with arms, ammo in Rajshahi

Police arrested a woman along with arms and ammunition on an intercity train in Rajshahi on Monday night…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · National

China executes three men convicted in mass stabbing at train station

China executed three accused separatists on Tuesday for their role in an attack that killed 31 people at a train station in the southwest last year…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Gunmen kill at least 13 in Afghan highway attack

An official says gunmen in eastern Afghanistan have opened fire on highway, killing at least 13 people in passing vehicles…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Netanyahu apologises to country’s Arab minority

Netanyahu apologises to country’s Arab minority

Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologised to Israel’s Arab citizens on Monday for remarks he made during last week’s parliament election…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
37 killed on Peru’s main highway

37 killed on Peru’s main highway

At least 37 people were killed and more than 84 injured when three buses and a truck collided early Monday on Peru’s main coastal highway…

Fear of harassment holds them off

Haunted by fear of arrest and harassment coupled with an uneven political atmosphere in absence of a liberal space has kept most of the pro-opposition aspirants at ward level undecided about contesting the city corporation polls scheduled for April 28…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Voters’ confidence waned since Jan 5 polls: EWG

Three cities are set to go to mayoral polls on April 28 in the backdrop of confidence of people in electoral process waning since the general election of January 5, 2014, election monitors said Monday…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

PM expects city polls to be participatory

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday told her cabinet colleagues that the upcoming city polls in Dhaka and Chittagong would prove whether people had support for the nonstop blockade and strikes by Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance or they wanted elections…

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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