Archive for April, 2015

Bangladesh overtake Pakistan in ODI ranking

Bangladesh overtook Pakistan in the ICC one-day international rankings to claim the eighth position after the world cricket’s governing body completed the annual update today…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Student protests sexual assaults in JnU, JU campus

Student protests sexual assaults in JnU, JU campus

Students of Jagannath University and Jahangirnagar University on Thursday held separate demonstrations protesting the sexual assaults on female teachers and students on their respective campuses…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

6 injured in BCL factional clash at CU

At least six activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of ruling Awami League, were injured in a factional clash for establishing supremacy on the Chittagong University campus on Thursday…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Hafeez hits double-century as Pakistan build on

Mohammad Hafeez completed his maiden Test double hundred as Pakistan seized the control in the first Test against Bangladesh in Khulna on Thursday…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Ministry asked to retrofit vulnerable buildings of public medical colleges

The housing and public works ministry has been asked to retrofit the old and vulnerable buildings of public medical colleges and prepare a report identifying the reasons why…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Australia, Canada want quick probe into polls irregularities, violence

Australia and Canada on Thursday called on the Election Commission and all responsible authorities to swiftly and impartially investigate the reports of irregularities and violence…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
10 injured in clash at Banani during drive to remove illegal establishments

10 injured in clash at Banani during drive to remove illegal establishments

At least 10 people were injured in a clash between police and shop owners locals during a drive of Dhaka north city corporation to remove illegal structures at Banani Bazar on Kamal Ataturk Avenue…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Prosecution asked to submit formal charges against Habiganj siblings by May 17

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Thursday asked the prosecution to submit formal war crimes charges against two Habiganj siblings by May 17…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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Bangladesh airports ready for handling int’l relief materials meant for Nepal: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday said directives have been given to keep the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and other airports ready for…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Female members of the ethnic minorities militia force march during a military parade as part of the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), Vietnam, April 30, 2015. – Reuters photo

Vietnam War 40 years on, enemies now friends but still pain

This city once known as Saigon was festooned in red banners on Thursday that read ‘Long Live the Glorious Communist Party of Vietnam,’ 40 years after northern forces seized…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Rescuers pull survivor from rubble 5 days after Nepal quake

Crowds cheered Thursday as a teenage boy was pulled, dazed and dusty, from the wreckage of a seven-story Kathmandu building that collapsed…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Behind Nepal’s Shangri-la image, poverty and misery

Behind Nepal’s Shangri-la image, poverty and misery

Even amid the misery, with entire neighborhoods sleeping on sidewalks for fear of a massive earthquake’s aftershocks, even with no running water, no electricity, and anger and…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
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Zia’s grave damaged

Unidentified miscreants damaged the grave of former president Ziaur Rahman at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

61 held for ‘subversive activities’ in Satkhira

Police arrested 61 people, including five activists of Jamaat-Shibir, from different parts of the district during a drive that lasted 24 hours on charges of ‘subversive activities’.

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Political situation to be raised as BD-US dialogue begins

Under secretary of state for political affairs Wendy R Sherman, scheduled to arrive in the capital Thursday noon, will raise issues related to Bangladesh’s political situation…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Brazilian executed in Indonesia unaware what was happening until end -witness

A Brazilian man executed in Indonesia for drug trafficking who was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder did not understand what was happening to him until…

4 killed in Kushtia road accident

At least four people were killed and 30 more injured as a bus fell into a roadside ditch at Noy Mile of Mirpur upazila in Kushtia early Thursday…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
100 injured in teacher protest in Brazil

100 injured in teacher protest in Brazil

More than 100 people were injured on Wednesday in violent clashes between protesters and police in the Brazilian city of Curitiba, where teachers were marching to oppose…

Relief efforts after Nepal quake must be scaled up; $415 mln needed: UN

Relief efforts after Nepal quake must be scaled up; $415 mln needed: UN

Relief efforts to help millions of Nepalis reeling from the aftermath of a massive earthquake must be scaled up, the United Nations said, launching a $415 million appeal…

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

BRTC leaves 32 inter dist routes to pvt operators

State run Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation has been facing obstructions from private bus operators in opening and continuing its bus service on inter-district routes, said officials…

April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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