Archive for August 2nd, 2015

Prime accused in Magura baby shooting incident held

The Rapid Action Battalion on Sunday arrested Suman Sen, the prime accused in a shooting incident that hit a baby in mother’s womb in Magura.

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Smart NID card to help contain crime, corruption: PM

Smart NID card to help contain crime, corruption: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday said that the smart national identity card would help contain crime and corruption in the country besides infusing dynamism into the activities of…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Govt sets target of 50,000 workers to be sent by BOESL yearly

The minister for expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment, Nurul Islam, has set target of 50,000 workers to be sent annually by Bangladesh Overseas Employment and Services Limited, the…

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French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, July 29, 2015. France's BEA air crash investigation agency said it was examining the debris, in coordination with Malaysian and Australian authorities, to determine whether it came from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which vanished last year in one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history. Picture taken July 29, 2015. — Reuters photo

Malaysia to extend search, says debris part of Boeing 777

Malaysia has said they want to expand search for more airline debris around the Reunion islands.
It also said on Sunday that airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Vehicles form tailback on Dhaka-Chittagong highway while a three-wheeler is also seen plying there in Mohammad Ali area of Feni Sadar upazila after a clash between the Compressed Natural Gas-run auto-rickshaw drivers and police on Sunday morning. — New Age photo

Low-speed vehicle owners clash with police, block highways

At least eight people including three policemen were injured and 10 to 12 vehicles were vandalised in a clash between the drivers of Compressed Natural Gas-run auto-rickshaws and police on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Feni Sadar upazila on Sunday morning…

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Bangladesh announce Australia tour date

Australia will play two Tests against Bangladesh in October, the Bangladesh Cricket Board announced on Sunday…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Rain washes out fourth day’s play at Sher-e-Bangla

Rain washed out the play for third successive days in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka on Sunday…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

5 held with 12.5 kg gold in city

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested five people along with 12.5 kg gold recovered a private car from Khilgoan area of the city early Sunday…

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India proposes Pakistan for security advisers’ meeting

New Delhi has proposed a meeting of the National Security Advisers (NSAs) on Aug 23 for discussing terrorist threats faced by India and Pakistan, Dawn reports.

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Iran to enhance oil output by 1m bpd after curbs end

Iran expects to raise oil output by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) as soon as sanctions are lifted and by a million bpd within months…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

JnU student injured in road accident dies at DMCH

A student of Jagannath University succumbed to his severe injuries sustained from a fatal accident at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital…

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HC verdict on Gatco case petitions Aug 5

HC verdict on Gatco case petitions Aug 5

The High Court (HC) is set to deliver its verdict on August 5 on two petitions filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging the inclusion and legality of the Gatco graft case…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Anwar, Aman, Mintoo surrender before courts

Anwar, Aman, Mintoo surrender before courts

Senior Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders MK Anwar, Amanullah Aman and Abdul Awal Mintoo surrendered before separate Dhaka courts in separate cases of arson attacks and vandalism…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Khaleda Zia to attend court tomorrow: Lawyer

Khaleda Zia to attend court tomorrow: Lawyer

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia will appear before the Special Judge’s Court-3 in the capital on Monday to attend hearing on double graft cases…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BCL infight injures 4 at RU at dead of night

Four leaders and activists Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling Awami League-backed student organization, were injured in a fictional clash at Rajshahi University early Sunday over establishing…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

‘Robber ringleader’ killed in Meherpur ‘gunfight’

An alleged robber ringleader was killed while four police personnel injured in a police involved gunfight at Rajanagar in Meherpur Sadar upazila early Sunday…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Woman kills two daughters, self in Barguna

A woman allegedly committed suicide after killing her two daughters at Lemua village in Barguna upazila on Saturday night…

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29th BCS admin welfare asso gets new committee

A 31-member executive committee of the 29th Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Cadre Welfare Association has been selected for a two-year term with Dhaka district assistant commissioner (vested property) and executive magistrate Momotaj Begum as the president and…

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Six die in landslide from heavy rain

At least seven people died and another injured in a landslide in Bandarban and a wall collapse at Savar in Dhaka on Saturday, due to incessant rain caused by aftereffects of cyclonic storm Komen…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Phulbari upazila nirbahi officer of Kurigram Nasir Uddin Mahmud hoists the national flag at Dhasiar Chhara enclave at sunrise on Saturday after it became Bangladesh territory as per Land Boundary Agreement. — Sourav Loskar

LAND SWAP : National flag hoisted in 111 enclaves

Local administrations in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Panchagarh and Nilphamari on Saturday morning hoisted the national flag and played the national anthem in 111 enclaves, which became the integral part of Bangladesh…

August 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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