Archive for March 28th, 2015

Three policemen killed in militant attack in Mizoram

Three policemen were killed and four others injured when militants opened fire on a convoy accompanying a group of members of legislative assembly near Indian state of Mizoram’s northern border with Assam and Manipur…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Chhatra League leader abducts AL leader’s daughter

A local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League has abducted the daughter of Dhunat unit Mahila Awami League general secretary Sultana Jahan from Dhunat in Bogra on Saturday morning…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Saki picks nomination form for Dhaka north mayoral race

Ganasanghati Andolan chief coordinator Zonayed Saki on Saturday picked nomination form for mayoral race of the Dhaka North City Corporation…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

B Chy, Kader Siddique for creating level playing field before city corp polls

Politicians, academics and journalists on Saturday at a views exchange programme in the city called on the Awami League led government to take steps…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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Eliminate terrorism, PM asks enforcement agencies

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday directed the law enforcement agencies, including Rapid Action Battalion, to work with utmost sincerity…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Narayanganj 7 murder accused Raham Ali confess

Raham Ali, one of the accomplices of Narayanganj seven murder prime accused Nur Hossain, on Saturday confessed his involvement with the murders…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Dakhil exam of March 11 now on April 3

The Dakhil examination of March 11 under the Madrasah Education Board, which was postponed due to the BNP-led alliances’ hartal, will be held on April 3…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

12 buses vandalised as worker killed in Sonargaon traffic accident

At least 12 buses were vandalised and a bus was set on fire as apparel workers took to the street after their fellow was killed in a traffic accident at Tribardi of Dhaka-Chittagong highway…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

6 hurt in Rajshahi AL -JL clash

At least six people were injured, two with bullets, in a clash between two rival groups of ruling Awami League and its youth front Jubo League…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics
Siege of gunmen in Somali hotel ends, 17 dead

Siege of gunmen in Somali hotel ends, 17 dead

The death toll from an attack by Islamist militants on a hotel in the Somali capital rose to at least 15, police said as fighting continued into early Saturday…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

‘Criminal’ hurt in Laxmipur ‘gunfight’ with cops

An alleged criminal was injured in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and police at Balaishpur in Chandraganj of Laxmipur on early Saturday…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Brazil says will join China-backed Asia investment bank

Brazil said on Friday it had accepted China’s invitation to join its Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a founding member…

Iran, powers close in on 2-3 page nuclear deal; success uncertain -officials

Iran, powers close in on 2-3 page nuclear deal; success uncertain -officials

Iran and major powers are close to agreement on a 2- or 3- page accord with specific numbers that would form the basis of a long-term settlement aimed…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Australia's captain Michael Clarke arrives for a press conference before his team's training session for the Cricket World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, March 28, 2015. New Zealand will play Australia in the final Sunday. - AP Photo

Australia captain Clarke to retire from ODIs after final

Australia captain Michael Clarke dropped a bombshell on the eve of the World Cup final by announcing he will retire from one-day cricket after Sunday’s title-decider against New Zealand…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Survivors of the tragic stampede at the holy bath at Langalband of Sonargaon are being escorted elsewhere. At least 10 people died in the stampede at the annual religious ritual of Hindus on Friday. — Sony Ramany

Holy dip turns tragic

At least 10 Hindu devotees, including seven women, were killed and many others injured in a stampede triggered by rumours of a bridge collapse when thousands crowded the bank of Old Brammaputra river at Langalbandh in Sonargaon for a holy dip on Friday morning, the police and hospital said…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

BNP delaying decision for ‘strategic reasons’

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party is inching closer towards contesting the upcoming three city corporation elections but avoiding an early announcement for ‘strategic’ reasons, although a section in the party has reservations about joining the polls, the party leaders said…

Abbas, Ripon take nomination forms for Dhaka South, Manjur for Ctg

Three mayoral aspirants from opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday collected nomination papers apparently giving a broad hint of participation in the polls to three city corporations in Dhaka and Chittagong set for April 28…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

No steps to carry out HC order, six years on

The government has taken no action to identify and preserve all mass graves and other locations historically linked to the 1971 war of independence, including the location at Suhrawardy Udyan from where Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had made the historic March 7 speech, though the High Court ordered to do so nearly six years ago…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Blockade passes 81st day hardly affecting life

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led opposition alliance sponsored nationwide blockade passed its 81st day on Friday peacefully with no major violence or arson attacks reported…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Trans-Tasman final revives ‘underarm’ memories

Whatever happens in Sunday’s World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, it will have to go some way to matching the bitter fall-out from another one-day international clash between the two countries at the MCG back in 1981…

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, Sports, TOP STORIES

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