Archive for August, 2015

Two motorcyclists die at Jatrabari flyover

Two motorcyclists died in a fatal accident at Jatrabari flyover on Monday night, police said.
Tapan Chandra Saha, the officer-in-charge of Wari Police station, said both of them fell on the road…

August 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National

India cuts oil price third time in month

Petrol price in India on Monday was cut by Rs 2 per litre while diesel rate was reduced by 50 paise a litre as the third reduction in rates this month following global cues…

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

Pay fees for NID card renewal, correction from Tuesday

The service charge Tk 100-1000 set for the renewal or correction of one’s National Identity cards, take effect on Tuesday,..

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14 senior police officers transferred

Fourteen senior police officers ranking from superintendents of police to deputy inspector generals of police have been transferred and given new postings…

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Root out weeds from AL, BCL: PM

Root out weeds from AL, BCL: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday called for uprooting all the weeds from Awami League and its affiliate student body Bangladesh Chhatra League…

August 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP asks Inu to come up with new card in politics

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday asked Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal, a faction of ruling alliance, and the minister for information Hasanul Haq Inu to play a new card…

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Probe launched against ex-land officer

The Anti Corruption Commission on Monday initiated a probe against a former assistant officer of Kasimpur’s land office in Gazipur for allegedly embezzling public property worth Tk 50 crore…

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Mother, daughter found dead in Khulna

A woman and her minor daughter were found dead in their house at Mathbari in Dumuria upazila on Monday…

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Court orders producing 3 fugitive accused in Rajan murder in 7 days

Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on Monday asked the authorities concerned to produce three fugitives accused in the Rajan murder case before it within…

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Felani Khatun

Indian NHRC asks Indian govt to compensate Felani’s family with Rs five lakh

The National Human Rights Commission of India on Monday asked the Indian government to pay Rs 5 lakh in compensation to the family of Felani Khatun, who was shot dead by the…

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SUST teachers protest ‘BCL attack’ on colleagues

A section of pro-liberation teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology on Monday observed a three-hour work abstention protesting Sunday’s attack on their colleagues allegedly by BCL men…

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Cabinet okays bill to merge BoI, Privatisation Comm

The process to merge the Board of Investment and the Privatisation Commission by setting up a new authority has gathered pace as the Cabinet…

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Govt taking tougher steps against illegal migration thru sea: minister

The government is taking tougher steps to halt illegal migration through sea which will open up a greater scope for legal migration from Bangladesh to foreign destinations, including Thailand…

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Govt obstructs BNP’s founding anniversary celebration: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday alleged that the government is obstructing the celebration the party’s founding anniversary at most of the districts and…

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In this frame grab from video, National police chief Somyot Poompanmoung holds a cash reward at a press conference in Bangkok, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. — AP photo

Thai police award themselves $84K for arrest of bomb suspect

Thai police congratulated themselves for making an arrest in Bangkok’s deadly bombing and announced Monday they would give themselves an $84,000 reward, though the man has not been…

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

AL earns Tk 9.5 crore in 2014

Ruling Awami League on Monday submitted its audited financial statement for 2014 to the Election Commission showing an earning of about Tk 9.5 crore…

August 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Greek coast guard picks up nearly 2,500 migrants in 3 days

Greece’s coast guard says it has picked up nearly 2,500 migrants from the sea in dozens of search and rescue operations over the weekend…

August 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

SC scraps HC verdict acquitting Joynal Hazari

The Appellate Division on Monday scrapped a High Court verdict that had acquitted former Awami League lawmaker Joynal Abedin Hazari on a corruption charge…

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Police foil left parties’ attempt to lay siege to secretariat

Police foil left parties’ attempt to lay siege to secretariat

Police on Monday foiled an attempt of two left parties to lay siege to the secretariat protesting the government’s decision to increase gas and electricity prices…

August 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

SC asks lower court to resume graft case against Mirza Abbas

The Appellate Division on Monday asked the lower court to resume the proceedings in a corruption case filed against Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader Mirza Abbas…

August 31, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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