Archive for March 25th, 2015

Farabi remanded again

A metropolitan magistrate court in Dhaka on Wednesday once again allowed investigators to interrogate Shafiur Rahman Farabi, the key suspect in Bangladeshi-born US blogger Avijit Roy murder, for five-day in police custody for threatening prime minister Sheikh Hasina on social media in 2014…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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No scope to extend deadline for submitting nomination: CEC

The chief election commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad on Wednesday ruled out possibility of extending the deadline for submitting nomination papers…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Hill people rally in Dhaka demanding relocation of BGB battalion in Khagrachari

Hill people rally in Dhaka demanding relocation of BGB battalion in Khagrachari

Politicians and rights activists on Wednesday urged the government to immediately return ancestral homes and compensate to the 21 indigenous families who have been being…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Mozaffar refuses Independence Award

The National Awami Party chairman Mozaffar Ahmad did not take the Independence Award 2015 which was distributed by the…

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Air strikes kill 30 militants allied with Pakistani Taliban

Pakistani jet fighters killed 30 militants allied to the Pakistani Taliban in a missile attack in the mountainous northwestern Khyber region on Wednesday, including the…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Mintoo, Salam collect nomination forms

Despite the Bangladesh Nationalist Party was yet to decide whether it place candidates to the elections to three city corporations, the party chairperson’s adviser Abdul Awal Mintoo…

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Violence mars Jhenaidah district AL council

The triennial council of the Jhenaidah district Awami League was held amid chaos and clash among the participants and party men at Wazir Ali High School ground…

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— New Age file photo

No hartal: Cox’s Bazar hotel occupancy jumps to 50pc

A good number of people are rushing to beach city Cox’s Bazar and hill station Rangamati to re-energize their minds and souls that had got bored because of a…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

President invites Khaleda to Independence Day reception

The president, Abdul Hamid, on Wednesday invited Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia to a reception on Thursday on the occasion of Independence Day…

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Iran film portrays the Prophet Muhammad

Here in this Persian replica of Mecca, built at the cost of millions of dollars, an Iranian film company is attempting to offer the world a literal glimpse of the…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

PM hands over Independence Award 2015

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday handed over the Independence Award-2015, the highest state award, to seven eminent personalities of the country in recognition of their glorious and…

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WCIA submits probe report of 8 Jamalpur war crimes suspects to prosecutor’s office

War crimes investigation agency on Wednesday submitted its investigation report against eight Jamalpur war crimes suspects to the chief prosecutor’s office…

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NGO for emergency assistance for farmers hit by hartal-blockade

NGO for emergency assistance for farmers hit by hartal-blockade

INCIDIN Bangladesh, a policy and research organization, called upon the government to allocate emergency assistance and seasonal loans without interest to the hartal-blockade affected farmers to help them grow…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, National

Another Magura arson victim dies at DMCH

Another arson victim of Magura truck arson attack succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital…

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Iran says no snap inspections of nuclear sites

An Iranian official on Tuesday rebuked the chief of the UN atomic agency for demanding snap inspections of Iran’s nuclear sites, saying the request hindered efforts to reach an agreement with world powers, state TV reported…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
German Airbus crash: black box found

German Airbus crash: black box found

An Airbus operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline crashed into a mountainside in the French Alpson Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board including 16 schoolchildren…

Abducted Bangladeshis freed in Libya

Two Bangladesh nationals who were abducted by militants in Libya have been released on Tuesday evening
Bangladesh Ambassador to Libya, confirmed the news…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Nation recalls today horrors of March 25

The nation recalls today the horrors of one of the worst genocide in modern history committed by the Pakistan occupation army against unarmed people of the then East Pakistan on the night of March 25, 1971, while many mass graves are gradually…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Govt set to start block raids

The government is set to begin ‘block raids’ in the capital anytime to hunt down people who were carrying out or financing violence, including firebomb attacks on transports, to enforce blockade and hartals…

March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Police escort family members of an aircrash victim at Barcelona’s El Prat airport on Tuesday after a Germanwings airliner crashed near a ski resort in the French Alps with all 148 people on board feared dead. — AFP photo

Plane with 150 on board crashes in French Alps

A plane operated by the budget carrier of Germany’s Lufthansa crashed in a remote area of the French Alps Tuesday, killing all 150 on board in the worst plane disaster in mainland France for four decades…

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