Archive for March 30th, 2015

UP member gunned down in Narsingdi

A union parishad member, also local leader of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, was gunned down by unknown people on Monday at Baroitala area of Shibpur in Narsingdi…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

2 JU students hospitalised after ragging

Two students of Jahangirnagar University were hospitalised on Monday after being harassed physically and mentally by some senior students of the university…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 students killed in Tangail road accident

Two Dakhil examinees were killed and four other injured when a truck hit a auto-rickshaw at Dhaka-Bangabandu bridge highway in Jokerchor of Kalihati in Tangail on Monday…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

ICT asks Patuakhali DC to submit PW’s registration documents

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Monday asked the Patuakhali deputy commissioner to collect and submit to it the SSC Examination’s registration…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Burdwan blast: NIA files charge sheet

The National Investigation Agency of India on Monday submitted a charge sheet to a special court against 21 people, including four Bangladeshi nationals, in the Burdwan blast case…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Bring war crimes charges against 8 Jamalpur suspects by April 13: ICT-2

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Monday asked the prosecution to bring formal charges against eight war crimes suspects, hailed from Jamalpur, by April 13…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Ministers from Iran, 6 powers meet to end impasse

Ministers from Iran, 6 powers meet to end impasse

The foreign ministers of Iran and six world powers met on Monday in a final push for a preliminary accord less than two days before their deadline to outline a deal to end Tehran’s nuclear standoff with the West.

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Cabinet adopts condolence motion at Lee Kuan’s death

The Cabinet on Monday adopted a condolence motion at the death of founder of modern Singapore and first prime minister of that country Lee Kuan Yew who died on March 23 at the age of 91…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Heavy rains trigger flood fears in Kashmir; 10 people buried alive

Heavy rains trigger flood fears in Kashmir; 10 people buried alive

A landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir buried at least 10 people while they were sleeping, police said on Monday, as unseasonal rains swept India, damaging crops and raising fears of…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

7 to die for killing Swechchhasebak League leader

A speedy trial tribunal in Dhaka on Monday awarded death sentences to seven persons including most wanted terror Shahadat for killing a Swechchhasebak League leader…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
— New Age file photo

Cabinet approves bill to impose 1pc surcharge on mobile phone users

The Cabinet on Monday got the final approval to the draft ‘Development Surcharge and Levy’ (Imposition and Realisation Bill 2015) to impose extra levy based on usage of mobile phones.

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Ex-Israeli PM Olmert convicted in another corruption case

Ex-Israeli PM Olmert convicted in another corruption case

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert, already facing a six-year prison term after a corruption conviction, was found guilty on Monday in a separate case of…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

11 killed as bus plunges into gorge in India

Police say at least 11 people were killed when a bus veered off a mountain road and plunged into a gorge in eastern India…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

One killed in Union Parishad election clash in Rangpur

A man was killed and ten others injured in a tripartite clash between supporters of two chairman aspirant candidates and police at Saddyapushkurni union parishad…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Police arrested two persons in connection with the murder of another blogger, Washiqur Rahman, 27, in broad day light at South Begunbari in the capital on Monday morning- photo Sony Ramany.

Another blogger hacked to death in city

Yet another blogger was stabbed to death in broad day light at South Begunbari in the capital on Monday morning…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
One killed in Barisal fire

One killed in Barisal fire

A person was killed while four others burnt as a fire broke out at a drug plant, Opsonin Pharma Limited, at Purbo Bogra road in Barisal city early Monday…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Major 7.7 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Islamic State group beheads 8 Shiites in Syria’s Hama

A new video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows its fighters cutting off the heads of eight men said to be Shiite Muslims…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Awami League-supported aspirant for mayoral race to Dhaka South City Corporation Sayeed Khokan comes to returning officer’s office on Sunday to submit nomination in a motorcade violating the election code of conduct.— New Age photo

Aspirants submit nominations

Aspiring candidates from the rival political camps have submitted nomination papers in the three city corporation polls in Dhaka and Chittagong scheduled for April 28 although it was still uncertain whether candidates from the opposition camp would be in the race finally…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Australian players celebrate with the trophy after defeating New Zealand in the final of the ICC World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. — AFP photo

Aussies over the moon

As Steven Smith pulled Matt Henry to square-leg for a boundary to end New Zealand fairytale run on Sunday, Australia regained their supremacy in world cricket, winning the fifth World Cup…

March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, Sports, TOP STORIES

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