Archive for August 12th, 2015

Online admission for DU hons begins Aug 24

The online admission process for the first year honours programmes of Dhaka University for the 2015-16 session will begin on August 24 and continue till September 10, reports United News of Bangladesh…

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GSP restoration only after full action plan implementation: Bernicat

US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat on Wednesday said the US would restore generalised system of preferences for Bangladesh if it fully implements specific measures…

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4 electrocuted in Chapainawabganj

At least four cattle traders were electrocuted while another got injured at a marketplace of cattle in Nachol of Chapainawabganj on Wednesday evening…

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Primary, Ebtedayee terminal exams to begin Nov 22

The Primary and Ebtedayee Terminal Examinations-2015 will begin across the country on November 22…

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Two Netrakona war crimes suspects, among 7, arrested

Police arrested two Netrakona war crimes suspects, among seven, hours after the International Crimes Tribunal-1 issued warrants of arrest for them…

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Greek PM says bailout deal will end economic uncertainty

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday said a multi-billion euro bailout deal clinched with international lenders would end economic uncertainty in the country…

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European migrant crisis: Italy navy in dramatic rescue

Italy’s navy has rescued 52 migrants from a sinking rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean, but a further 50 people are still missing…

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina. — BSS file photo

PM swipes at those seeking constitutional amendment

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday slammed those seeking constitutional amendment again, saying that these people were either advisers to military dictators or worked with them in other capacities and sucked their feet…

August 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

4 killed in Munshiganj road accident

At least four people were killed while three others injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Gazaria of Munshiganj Wednesday afternoon. The identities of the victims…

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Truce reached between Hezbollah and rebels fighting in Syria

The television station of Lebanon’s Hezbollah group and activists say a 48-hour cease-fire has started in a Syrian border town and two Shiite villages in northern Syria between the group’s fighters and rebels there.

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AL leader’s son held for claiming to be AI country director

The Rapid Action Battalion arrested an Awami League leader’s son on charge of fraudulence at Bogra on Wednesday as he continued to cheat people claiming to be the country director of Amnesty International…

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Blogger murder unacceptable, says UN Resident Coordinator

Condemning the killing of blogger Niladri Chatterjee Niloy, the UN Resident Coordinator in Dhaka Robert Watkins on Wednesday said the murder of the online activist is totally “unacceptable”…

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Sylhet Chhatra League man killed in infighting

Sylhet Chhatra League man killed in infighting

Activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League hacked dead one of their fellows at Madan Mohan College in Sylhet on Wednesday in a sequel to a trifle altercation…

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JU teacher gets 3 year jail for slandering PM

A Dhaka Judicial Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday jailed a Jahangirnagar University teacher for three years for slandering the prime minister Sheikh Hasina…

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ICT sends Mymensingh war crimes suspect to jail

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Wednesday sent detained war crimes suspect Riaz Uddin Fakir, 65, to jail after he was produced before the tribunal in…

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JCD president on fresh 16-day remand

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Wednesday placed Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal president Rajib Ahsan on a 16-day fresh remand in eight cases filed with…

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Charge-sheet in Rajan murder case by 72 hrs: law minister

The minister for law, justice and parliamentary affairs, Anisul Huq, on Wednesday said charge-sheet in the minor boy Samiul Alam Rajan murder case would be submitted within 72 hours…

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RUET suspends classes for indefinite period

All the academic activities including classes and examinations of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology under 2013-2014 session have been postponed for an indefinite period on…

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Check flow of harmful information: PM to Info Ministry

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the Information Ministry to be watchful to check the flow of information that harm people…

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Court rejects Aman’s bail plea

Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions’ Judges Court on Wednesday rejected the bail prayers of Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Amanullah Aman in 44 cases relating to political violence…

August 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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