Archive for March 29th, 2015

1 killed in ‘police firing’ during UP polls in Rangpur

A man was killed reportedly in police firing during a clash between the supporters of two chairman candidates in Sadya Puskini union parishad election in Rangpur on Sunday. Around 30 people were also injured, including six with bullets, in the incident…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2D seismic survey in the Bay, 5 Cos submits bid

Some five international companies on Sunday submitted bids for conducting two dimensional seismic survey on about 75,000 sq km area of the Bay of Bengal to assess its oil and gas potentials.
Petrobangla, the state-run Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources Corporation, on the day received the bids from the joint venture of Tomlinson Geophysical Services Inc and Schlumberger, Russian DMNG JSC, US-based Geotrace Technologies, China National Petroleum Corporation BGP Inc and Norwegian Dolphin Geophigical…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · National

HC rejects bail plea of owners of factories housed in Rana Plaza

The High Court on Sunday rejected a bail petition filed by Aminul Islam, one of the three owners of four garment factories which were set up in…

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ACC chief seeks cooperation of all in fighting graft

Chairman of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) M Badiuzzaman on Sunday sought cooperation from all, including politicians, to eliminate corruption from the country, reports United News of Bangladesh.

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Awami League supported candidate Annisul Huq submits nomination paper for the mayoral race to Dhaka North City Corporation to the returning officer for the election on Sunday. — Sony Ramany

Mayoral aspirants submit nomination papers in city

Mayoral aspirants for the bifurcated Dhaka City Corporations are submitting nomination papers on the last day. Heavyweight candidates backed by two major political alliances have…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Australian players celebrate after they defeated New Zealand by seven wickets to win the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 29, 2015. — AP file photo

Australia clinch its 5th Cricket World Cup title

Australia beat New Zealand to win its 5th Cricket World Cup title at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia on Sunday

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports, TOP STORIES

Akram, Latif allowed to produce 4 defence witnesses

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Sunday approved four witnesses to defend two Bagerhat war crimes accused Khan Akram Hossain and…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

20 schoolgirl injured in transformer blast in Rangpur

At least twenty schoolgirls along with a teacher were injured as power transformer went off with a big bang beside Robertsonganj Girls School and…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Rail minister’s brother found dead at Dhanmondi

Police recovered the body of the immediate elder brother of Mazibul Hoque, the minister for railways, from Dhanmondi lake adjacent to BGB gate in…

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New Age journalist gets ACC Media Award

A number of five journalists including the daily New Age staff correspondent Md Mahamudul Hasan won the Anti-Corruption Commission Media Award, 2015, on Sunday.

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Manna not getting proper medicare, alleges family

The family and counsel of Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna on Sunday alleged that the detained leader was neither getting proper treatment nor the legal process was…

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HSC exams for April 26-28 postponed

The education ministry had postponed three days of examinations of Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent examinations due to the elections to the…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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BNP, allies call 48-hour hartal except Dhaka, Ctg

Bangladesh Nationalist party-led alliance on Sunday called a fresh 48-hour general strike across the country coupled with its non-stop transport blockade that has been continuing since January 6. The capital and Chittagong cities would be out of the purview of the strike due to the city corporation polls, the party said. BNP joint secretary general Barkatullah Bulu in a release […]

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Sri Lankan president’s brother dies in axe attack

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s youngest brother has died two days after he was attacked with an axe in what authorities said was a personal dispute…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Australia's Aaron Finch walks from the field after he was dismissed for no score while batting against New Zealand during the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 29, 2015. — AP photo

Australia need 184 to win World Cup

Australia dismissed New Zealand for a paltry 183 from 45 overs in the cricket World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday after Kiwi captain Brendon McCullum was bowled for…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Immediate past CCC mayor Manjur submits nomination

Immediate past CCC mayor Manjur submits nomination

BNP-blessed and Chattagram Unnayan Andolan platform’s mayoral candidate M Manjur Alam Manju submitted his nomination paper on Sunday to contest the Chittagong City Corporation polls slated for April 28, United News of Bangladesh reports.

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Roof collapse kills 2 Independence Day revellers in Satkhira

Two youths died on the spot while two others injured after a corrugated iron roof of an abandoned school building collapsed during a cultural show marking the Independence Day…

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Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral

Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral

Tens of thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Multinational cos, RMGs enjoy special exemptions

A number of multinational companies and export-oriented garment factories are enjoying special exemption from certain provisions related to labour compliance in Bangladesh Labour Act…

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

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