Archive for September 2nd, 2015

Action against BCL boys not justified: Zafar Iqbal

Prof Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal on Wednesday said it is not justified to take disciplinary actions against leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League in connection with the assault of seven teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

Another held, remanded over blogger Ananta murder

A Sylhet metropolitan magistrate court on Wednesday placed another accused Abul Khayer on a seven-day interrogation over his alleged involvement in the murder of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National

4 killed in Faridpur road accident

Four people, including three women, were killed and over 100 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses at Talmar Jamtola Bazar on Dhaka-Barisal highway in Faridpur sadar…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Rhino crushes tour guide to death in Zimbabwe

A game park director says a rhino crushed a tour guide to death at a private nature reserve in Zimbabwe…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Aug inflation slightly declines to 6.17pc

The inflation rate witnessed a downtrend as it was recorded 6.17 percentage point in August last, down from 6.36 percentage point in July 2015…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, National

BNP urges PM to wipe parasites off AL, cabinet

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday urged prime minister Sheikh Hasina to root out weeds and parasites from Awami League and her cabinet…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Car bomb in Syrian port city kills 10

A car bomb exploded Wednesday in a square in the Syrian port city of Latakia, a stronghold of president Bashar Assad, killing at least 10 people…

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

BNP, allies to rally against power, gas price hike on Saturday

Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance on Wednesday announced to hold nationwide demonstration on Saturday protesting against recent increase…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Ex-mayor of Bandarban arrested for remarks about Bangabandhu

Police on Wednesday arrested the former municipality mayor of Bandarban for making derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu Sheikh Muzibur Rahman in social media network, facebook…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Malaysian former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad.

Malaysia police to question ex-PM Mahathir on anti-govt comment

Malaysian police want to question former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad about anti-government comments, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday, in what appeared to be a bid to stifle…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Don’t neglect people with disabilities: PM

Calling upon the countrymen not to neglect the people with disabilities, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wenesday said her government is committed to improving their lives to build a society free from all sorts of discrimination….

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Juba League leader among two held over AL leader murder in Lakshmipur

Police arrested two people, including a Juba League leader, from Latifpur in Lakshmipur early Wednesday in connection with the killing of Chandraganj unit Awami League vice-president Omar Faruk…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

SUST teachers skip works for 2nd day protesting attack

Teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet on Wednesday abstained from works wearing black badges for the second day protesting at the attack on them by Bangladesh Chhatra League activists…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

HC rejects another petition challenging sec 57of ICT act

The High Court on Wednesday rejected another petition challenging legality of the section 57 of the Information and Communications Technology Act…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Sufferings mount for downpour in city

Sufferings mount for downpour in city

Heavy rainfall triggered by monsoon inundated many parts of the capital for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, causing unbearable woes to its dwellers…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Pakistan says almost all Uighur militants eliminated

Almost all members of the Uighur militant group the East Turkestan Islamic Movement have been eliminated from Pakistan, the country’s president said on Wednesday during a visit to Beijing…

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

Three ‘muggers’ held in city

Members of Rapid Action Battalion in a drive arrested three alleged criminals from Mirpur area of the city on Tuesday night in connection with snatching goods from Shahjalal International Airport…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Dredging begins at Lauhajang to resume Shimulia-Kawrakandi ferry service

Dredging begins at Lauhajang to resume Shimulia-Kawrakandi ferry service

The authorities on Tuesday began dredging in Padma River at Lauhajang point in Munshiganj to regularise ferry movement on Shimulia-Kawrakandi route…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Indian army chief says military needs to be ready for short wars

Indian army chief says military needs to be ready for short wars

The Indian chief of army staff, Dalbir Singh, has said that the military needs to be ready for short wars as the borders are live with frequent ceasefire violations and infiltration bids by Pakistan…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Many migrant families bedded down near Keleti station in Budapest, wondering what to do next.--BBC photo

Migrants stranded as Hungary bars them from rail station

Hundreds of migrants are stranded outside a major railway station in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, after police sealed off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU. Government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs defended the closure, saying Hungary was trying to enforce EU law…

September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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