Archive for September, 2015

British team visits parliament chamber

The visiting 23-member British Parliamentary delegation, headed by Anne Main MP, visited the Bangladesh Parliament chamber and its library on Wednesday…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

3 students killed in Tangail accident

Three students of deferent educational institutes were killed in a road accident near Bangabandu Bridge at Mirzapur in Tangail on Wednesday…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Italian national killed in planned way to embarrass Bangladesh: RAB DG

Director General of Rapid Action Battalion Benazir Ahmed on Wednesday said the Italian national was killed in a planned way to embarrass the nation…

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104 more Indian nationals held in bay

Members of Bangladesh Navy arrested 104 more Indian fishermen along with eight trawlers from Fairway Buoy area of the Bay of Bengal near the Sundarbans…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Police source allegedly rapes college girl in city

A female student of Government Titumir College was allegedly violated by a police source on Tuesday evening at Kazipara of Kuril Bishwaroad in the city…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Foreign-backed Syrian rebel group says hit by Russian air strikes

Russian air strikes in northwest Syria which Moscow said targeted Islamic State fighters hit a rebel group supported by foreign opponents of President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Prosecution seeks indictment of 8 Jamalpur Jamaat men

The prosecution that concluded submission on charges against eight Jamalpur Jamaat-e-Islami men in the International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Wednesday sought their indictment on five charges of crimes against humanity in 1971 at different places of the then Jamalpur sub-division…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Police arrest protesters seeking fresh medical intake test

Police arrest protesters seeking fresh medical intake test

Police on Wednesday held at least 16 protesters from city’s Shahbagh area while they were demonstrating seeking cancellation of admission tests to medical and dental colleges for leak out of question papers after beating them up severely…

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BGB imposes ban on tourism in Thanchi

The Border Guard Bangladesh and police on Wednesday imposed a temporary ban on tourism at Thanchi of Bandarban due to security lapses and strong current in…

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Putin wins parliamentary backing for air strikes in Syria

Russian president Vladimir Putin on Wednesday secured parliament’s unanimous backing to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, paving the way for…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed— New Age file photo

SC publishes full verdicts of appeals of Mojaheed, SQ Chy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday published the full-verdicts of appeals filed by convicted war-criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury against…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Poor law and order caused Tavella killing: Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday condemned the killing of Italian citizen Tavella Cesare saying such incidents are taking place due to deterioration of law and order situation in the country…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Home minister says murder of Italian isolated incident

The minister for home affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Wednesday said the murder of Italian national Tavella Cesare was an isolated incident which does not warrant widespread ‘red alert’ by…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a news conference in New York. — BSS photo

PM rules out early poll

Ruling out any chance of earlier election before 2019, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, has said the fans of militancy and terrorism who do not want Bangladesh’s progress and…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

HC asks police to submit reports on Kalihati police firing

The High Court on Wednesday asked the government and police to explain whether the police action on agitating people in Kalihati of Tangail on September 18 that left…

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Mohammad Akhlaq. — Hindustan Times photo

Man lynched in India over rumours of consuming beef

A 50-year-old man in northern India has been killed in a mob lynching allegedly over rumours that his family had been storing and consuming…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
File photo of Indian cattle coming in to Bangladesh.

Bangladesh not to allow Indian cattle

Bangladesh plans not to allow Indian cattle in Bangladesh to protect local farmers. The state minister for fisheries and livestock, Narayon Chandra Chanda, on Wednesday said the…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

China again calls for political solution for Syria

China’s foreign minister has repeated a plea for the crisis in Syria to be resolved politically, during a meeting of the permanent members of the UN Security Council, the…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Section 144 imposed in Dashmina of Patuakhali

Local administration in Patuakhali on Wednesday imposed section 144 at Dashmina from 9:30am to 6:00pm Wednesday as two groups of Bangladesh Nationalist Party called rallies at…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Australia cricketers sent back to states

Australia’s Test cricketers have been sent back to their home states to train while awaiting a decision on whether their tour of Bangladesh will proceed amid increasing security concerns…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

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