Archive for August 14th, 2015

From the SidelinesCrude bomb attack on Shahriar Alam’s Rajshahi meeting

Miscreants set off two crude bombs during a meeting of State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam with a college governing body in Charghat upazila on Friday night, reports United News of Bangladesh…

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Australia Press Conference - Northampton Marriott Hotel - 14/8/15
Steve Smith talks to the media after he was announced as the new Australian Cricket Captain.-- Reuters photo

Australia name Smith new skipper

Steven Smith will take over as captain of the Australian Test team following the retirement of Michael Clarke after the fifth Ashes Test against England…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
7 sued over murder of 2 Madaripur schoolgirls after rape

7 sued over murder of 2 Madaripur schoolgirls after rape

A case was filed against seven people on Friday noon in connection with the killing two schoolgirls after rape in Madaripur…

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2 ‘Ansarullah members’ remanded over Niladri murder

A court in Dhaka on Friday placed two ‘members of banned Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team’ on an eight-day remand each in connection with blogger Niladri Chatterjee alias…

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Muhith hell-bent on private university VAT

Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Friday reiterated that the Value Added Tax imposed on the private education services will not be withdrawn under any circumstance…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Two Bangladeshis among 4 HUJI men arrested in Hyderabad

A day before India’s 69th Independence Day, a special police task force arrested four suspected Harkat-ul-Jihadi Al-Islami members at Hyderabad on Friday…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Pakistan renews talks offer to India on resolving Kashmir

Pakistan’s president has renewed his offer to neighbor and archrival India to hold bilateral talks to resolve the issue of the disputed Kashmir region…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Swechchhasebak League leader hurt in Badda shooting dies at hospital

A local Swechchhasebak League leader, who sustained bullet injuries in a gun attack in the city’s Madhya Badda area on Thursday, died at a hospital in the capital on Friday…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Mother, son found dead in Brahmanbaria

A woman and her three-month-old baby were found dead at Ashurail village in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria early Friday. The victims were Farzana Akter, 22, wife of a Dubai expatriate Nur Mia, and her son Tanvir Mia of the village, United News of Bangladesh reports. Being informed, police recovered hanging body of Farzana from a tree near her house and […]

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94,000 Yaba pills seized at Teknaf, 3 held

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh and police in separate drives arrested three people and recovered 94,000 pieces of contraband Yaba tablets…

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Human traffickers-cops gunfight leaves 6 injured in Jessore

Six people, including three policemen, were injured in a gunfight between police and human traffickers in Churamonkati in Jessore on Thursday night…

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Sylhet Jamaat amir among 10 held

Police in a driver arrested 10 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami while they were holding a clandestine meeting at a mosque at Sabujbag in Sylhet city…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Severe ‘food shocks’ more likely due to extreme weather, experts warn

Extreme weather such as intense storms, droughts and heat waves will cause more frequent and severe food shortages as the global climate and food supply systems change…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

School-going pair raped, murdered

Two eighth graders were poisoned to death, allegedly after being raped, by a group of local youths at Mustafapur in the district headquarters on Thursday…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Private Univ Act seldom followed

The education ministry asked the older private universities to submit compliance report regarding shifting to their own campuses by September 30…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

CONTEMPT OF COURT: Janakantha editor, executive editor sentenced

The Appellate Division on Thursday sentenced Janakantha editor Mohammad Atiquallah Khan Masud and executive editor Swadesh Roy to ‘confinement till rising of this court’ for the day on charge of contempt of court…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Mahmudur Rahman jailed for 3 years

Acting Amar Desh editor Mahmudur Rahman was sentenced to imprisonment for three years on Thursday for not submitting his wealth statement to the Anti-Corruption Commission…

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Weak charge sheets lead to offenders’ acquittals: CJ

Chief Justice SK Sinha said Thursday that that flawed and incomplete charge sheets submitted by police in courts lead to acquittals of many offenders in criminal cases…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

NILADRI MURDER: State minister’s nephew, another held

Detectives arrested two people, including state minister for labour and employment Md Mujibul Haq Chunnu’s nephew Saad Al-Nahian, in the blogger Niladri Chatteree murder case in the capital’s Uttara and Mirpur areas on Thursday evening…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

2 AL activists shot dead in city

Two people were shot dead by unidentified assailants at Badda in the city Thursday evening, police confirmed.
Two others were injured in the shooting, said officer in-charge of Badda police Abdul Jalil…

August 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

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