Archive for June, 2015

DU theatre teacher Saiful terminated for sexual assault

Dhaka University authorities have terminated former chairman of the department of Theatre and Performance Studies Saiful Islam for sexually harassing a female student…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Security forces and rescue teams examine the wreckage of an Indonesian military C-130 Hercules transport plane after it crashed into a residential area in the North Sumatra city of Medan, Indonesia, June 30, 2015. More than 100 people were feared dead after the plane ploughed into a residential area shortly after take-off on Tuesday, putting a fresh spotlight on the country's woeful air safety record. Reuters photo

More than 100 feared dead after Indonesian military plane crashes

More than 100 people were feared dead after a military transport plane ploughed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia on Tuesday…

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

2 ‘smugglers’ killed in Dinajpur BGB firing

Two alleged smugglers were killed in firing by Border Guard Bangladesh following a clash in Birampur Railway Station area of Birampur in Dinajpur on Tuesday afternoon…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
South Africa cricket team in city

South Africa cricket team in city

The South African national cricket team arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday for month-long tour to play two Twenty20 internationals, three one-day internationals and two Test matches against Bangladesh…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Three held over liquid cocaine consignment

Three held over liquid cocaine consignment

Customs intelligence officials on Tuesday arrested two people from the city for their alleged link with the import of a liquid cocaine consignment that was seized at Chittagong Port on June 8…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Maya, Quamrul should quit voluntarily: TIB

Transparency International Bangladesh executive director Iftekharuzzaman on Tuesday said both the disaster management and relief minister and the food minister should resign from…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP wants Qamrul to quit over wheat scam

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday demanded resignation of embattled food minister Qamrul Islam over the Brazilian rotten…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BCL beat up journalist in Jagannath University

Some activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student organisation of the ruling Awami League, on Tuesday assaulted a university reporter on the Jagannath University campus…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

IU gets new registrar

The authority of Islamic University in Kushtia on Tuesday appointed deputy registrar (council) SM Abdul Latif of council section as the new registrar (in-charge) of the university…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Police attack pvt univ students marching towards JS

At least five private university students were injured in a police attack on Tuesday as they tried to go out on demonstrations in front of the Jatiya Sangsad demanding for…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Arguments on SQ Chy’s appeal begin

The Appellate Division on Tuesday began hearing of argument from the attorney general in the appeal filed by death row war crimes convict Salauddin Quader Chowdhury…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

2 arrested for violating schoolgirls in Barisal

A group of youths violated two school-going teenaged sisters at Rajapur in Mehendiganj of Barisal early Tuesday…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Deal signed with Chinese firm to construct Karnaphuli tunnel

Deal signed with Chinese firm to construct Karnaphuli tunnel

The road transport and bridges ministry on Tuesday signed a US$ 705 million deal with a Chinese firm to implement the multi-lane dream tunnel to be constructed beneath the…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

HC asks food DG to clarify whether Brazilian wheat suitable for human consumption

The High Court on Tuesday asked the director general of food directorate to submit a report in 72-hours weather the wheat that was…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Parliament passes national budget for FY 2015-’16

Parliament passes national budget for FY 2015-’16

Parliament on Tuesday passed the Tk 2,95,100 crore national budget for FY 2015-’16, the second budget of the current Awami League government that came to power following the January-5, 2014 national election…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Fire breaks out at Suvastu Tower in city

A fire broke out in an apartment house of Suvastu Tower in the city’s Badda area on Tuesday. Inspector Manir of Fire Service Control room said the fire originated from…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

ICT exonerates 2 Shibir leaders from contempt charge

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday exonerated the president and secretary general of Jamaat’s student wing, Islami Chhatra Shibir, from contempt of court charges…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Tribunals in 7 divisions to deal with human trafficking: minister

The government is forming seven Human Trafficking Crime Suppression Tribunals in seven divisional cities to speedily dispose of human trafficking cases…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

MP’s son Rony on fresh 2-day remand

A Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday approved a third spell of two-day remand for Bakhtiar Alam Rony…

June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Man self-immolates on Japan bullet train, second passenger dies

Two passengers on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train died after one doused himself in oil and set himself ablaze on Tuesday, media reports said…

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

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