Archive for July, 2015

Enclave swap: Joy beyond boundaries for thousands

Enclave swap: Joy beyond boundaries for thousands

It is a celebration time for thousands of people living in the hitherto India-Bangladesh enclaves as they are awaiting the much-sought enclave swap…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Govt, NRDCS to develop National Cyber Security defense

The government in collaboration with a global cyber security firm is going to develop a modern ‘National Cyber Defense and Cyber Security Doctrine…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Import incentive: Referral hospitals under NBR scanner

As the medical sector is rapidly taking a commercial shape, the National Board of Revenue has decided to go tough against the country’s referral hospitals…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National
CPC expels corruption-suspect former top Chinese general

CPC expels corruption-suspect former top Chinese general

China has expelled a former top general from the ruling Communist Party over corruption accusations as president Xi Jinping’s campaign to root out graft in the government…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Yet another working woman gang-raped in city

Taking advantage of the authorities’ weaker approach to deal with the growing sex offences, a fellow-worker along with his two cohorts gang-raped…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

4 killed in three road accidents

At least four people including a policeman and a former leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League were killed while three others injured in separate road accidents in three districts…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Wikileaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies

The Wikileaks website has published documents that it says shows the US government spied on Japanese officials and companies…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Vessel operations resumed as cyclone Komen weakens

Water vessels movement which was suspended throughout the country on Thursday due to inclement weather caused by cyclone Komen resumed on Friday…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Play of day 2 of Ban vs SA 2nd test called off

The second day’s play of the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa was called off at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Oman extends amnesty by three months for illegal foreign workers

Oman has extended an amnesty by three months for illegal foreign workers, according to Omani ministry of manpower official…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Palestinian toddler killed in suspected Jewish extremist attack

A house fire in the occupied West Bank suspected to have been set by Jewish extremists killed an 18-month-old Palestinian child, injured a four-year-old brother and both parents on Friday…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Man found dead in city mosque compound

Police recovered the body of a 50-year-old man from a room in the compound of Dhanmondi Eidgah mosque in Dhaka on Thursday night.

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Enclaves disappear into history

A total of 162 enclaves will be consigned to history and disappear from the map with the exchange of territories between Bangladesh and India coming into effect from Friday midnight, bringing an end to the misery of around 56,000 people who have virtually remained stateless for the last 68 years…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES
Most areas of coastal Shahparir Dwip in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar became inundated as cyclonic storm Komen approached the coast on Thursday.— New Age  photo

3 killed as Komen crosses Ctg coast

Cyclonic storm ‘Komen’ moved northwards, weaken slightly and started crossing Chittagong coast near Sandwip at about 9:00pm on Thursday with maximum about 60-70 kilometre per hour sustained wind speed in gusts within 54km of the cyclone centre…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

DCs asked to prepare for admin decentralisation

The government on Thursday asked the deputy commissioners to prepare for decentralisation of power through strengthening the local government system across the country…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

Tigers totter as batsmen throw away starts

Bangladeshi batsmen lacked the patience to put South Africa on the back-foot in the opening day of the second and final Test match as Dale Steyn and JP Duminy shared six wickets between them to put the Proteas on top in Dhaka on Thursday…

SHOT IN MOTHER’S WOMB: Newborn shifted to ICU

The newborn, shot when she was in her mother’s womb in Chhatra League infighting in Magura, was shifted to Neonatal Intensive Care unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Thursday…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

‘MH370 debris’ to be probed in France

Plane wreckage washed up on a tiny Indian Ocean island will be sent to France for investigation, as hopes mounted Thursday the mysterious object could unlock the riddle of missing flight MH370…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina consoles a member of the  family of a firebomb victim during BNP-led alliances’ movement early this year at a function to handover cheques to them at her office on Thursday.— New Age photo

Those burnt people to death won’t be spared: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday reiterated that those hooligans of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-Jamaat-e-Islami who have burnt people to death and injured and damaged vehicles in the name of hartal and blockade would not be spared…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, Politics
The ministry of environment and forest brought out a procession marking the World Tiger Day from Manik Miah Avenue in Dhaka on Thursday.— New Age photo

Tigers’ disappearance from Bangladesh unlikely: minister

Amid the growing concern over the rapid fall in the tiger population in the Sunderbans following a recent census report, environment and forests minister Anwar Hossain Manju on Thursday said there was no possibility of disappearance of the big cats from Bangladesh…

July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, National, Sports

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