Archive for September 1st, 2015

No political revenge if BNP gets back to power: Khaleda

Assuring the ruling Awami League that her party will not go for any political revenge if it returns to power, Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday urged the government…

September 1, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Latif Siddique resigns from parliament

Latif Siddique resigns from parliament

Former minister Abdul Latif Siddique on Tuesday resigned as a member of the parliament…

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Rowshan stages walkout protesting energy price hike

The opposition leader in the parliament, Rowshan Ershad, on Tuesday staged a walkout in parliament protesting the fresh price hike of electricity and gas by the government…

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SUST suspends 4 BCL activists for attacking teachers

The authorities of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet on Tuesday afternoon suspended four students for attacking the teachers of the university…

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Shawkat Mahmud put on 4-day fresh remand

Separate courts in Dhaka on Tuesday placed Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson’s adviser and journalist leader Shawkat Mahmud on a four-day fresh remand…

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Fire at Tejgaon chemical storage

A fire broke out at a chemical storage in Satrasta intersection of Tejgaon in the capital on Tuesday afternoon, said a fire service official…

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2 fishermen missing as trawler sinks in bay

Two fishermen went missing as a trawler capsized in Saint Martin’s Island area of Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday…

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Peruvian held with 2kg cocaine at Dhaka airport

Customs intelligence on Tuesday held a Peruvian national along with 2 kg cocaine from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport…

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TV soap inspires 3 madrassah students to kill classmate

Rapid Action Battalion-5 on Tuesday arrested three teenage madrassah students for killing one of their classmates at Alaipur in Natore…

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AL leader shot dead in Lakshmipur

A local Awami League leader was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Chandraganj in Lakshmipur on Tuesday.
The deceased is identified as Omar Faruk, vice-president of Chandraganj unit of Awami League…

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3 gets death sentence for killing teenager

The Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-4 on Tuesday awarded death sentence to three people for abducting and killing a teenage boy in 2000…

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21 dead as floods swamp northeast Indian villages

Monsoon floods have inundated hundreds of villages across the northeast Indian state of Assam, killing at least 21 people in the last four days and forcing some 800,000 people to leave their homes…

September 1, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
HC asks govt to explain in 4 weeks why sec 57 of ICT act would not be declared unconstitutional

HC asks govt to explain in 4 weeks why sec 57 of ICT act would not be declared unconstitutional

The High Court on Tuesday asked the government to explain in four weeks why section 57 of the Information and Communications Technology Act 2013 would not be declared unconstitutional…

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Migrants protest as Hungary shutters Budapest train station

Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest’s shuttered Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday, demanding that the station be reopened and they be allowed to travel on to…

September 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Thailand arrests 2nd foreign suspect in Bangkok blast probe

Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand’s deadliest bombing have arrested a second foreign suspect…

September 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

HC rejects Mosharraf’s petition for quashing GATCO case

The High Court on Tuesday rejected a petition filed by former state minister for energy and mineral resources AKM Mosharraf Hossain seeking quashment of the proceedings in the…

September 1, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Govt to refix transport fare in 10 days

Govt to refix transport fare in 10 days

The minister for road transport and bridges, Obaidul Quader, on Tuesday said that government would refix the fair of public transports in next 10 days in the wake of price hike of compressed natural gas…

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Major streets of Dhaka went under water after a two-hour heavy shower on Tuesday. — Indrajit Ghosh

Rain makes Dhaka standstill

The torrential falls for around two hour inundated many Dhaka streets bring acute sufferings to city dwellers to commute around. The rains which began around 11:15am caused huge traffic jam…

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DB police press charge over blogger Oyasiqur murder

Detective Branch of police on Tuesday submitted charge sheet to the metropolitan magistrate court citing the names of five accused over the murder of…

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2 BCL activists held for snatching

Shahbag police on Monday night detained two university students for snatching a mobile phone and ATM card from a man at gunpoint inside…

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