Archive for September 5th, 2015

Stay alert against ICT use in terrorist, militant acts: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged all to stay alert so that the information communication technology and internet cannot be used in terrorist and militant acts…

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5 injured in Juba League infighting in Rajshahi

At least five people were injured in a clash between two factions of Juba League over establishing supremacy in Shah Makhdum Thana intersection area in Rajshahi on Saturday…

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Those attack minorities are coward: Ashraf

Awami League general secretary Syed Ashraful Islam on Saturday termed those ‘coward’ who carry out attacks on religious minorities…

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Mayor Annisul stresses coordination to resolve city problems

Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq on Saturday underscored the need for a coordinated system to resolve various problems of the city, saying only city corporations are not enough…

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Habiganj girl assaulter sent to juvenile correction centre

Habiganj court on Saturday sent a teenage boy arrested on charge of sexually harassing a schoolgirl to Juvenile Correction Centre in Tongi…

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Austrian far-right leader blames US, NATO for migrant crisis

The leader of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party has blamed the United States and the NATO Western military alliance for triggering the refugee crisis that has overwhelmed Europe…

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Ailing Mohsin Ali airlifted to Singapore

The minister for social welfare, Syed Mohsin Ali, was taken to Singapore on Saturday noon with life support for better treatment as he suffered a heart attack…

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Khaleda to quit BNP soon: Mazibul

The minister for railways, Mazibul Hoque, on Saturday said Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda will soon go on retirement quitting the party…

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Public univ teachers call strike for Sept 8

Public university teachers will go for a strike on September 8 in all public universities across the country demanding refix of proposed 8th national pay scale and protesting the devaluation of public university teachers…

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CAB threatens to move court to challenge gas price, power tariff hike

The Consumers Association of Bangladesh on Saturday threatened to move the court challenging the gas price and power tariff hike by the energy regulator…

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SQ Chy’s son Hummam lands in jail in 2008 case

A Dhaka on Saturday sent war-crimes convict Salauddin Quader Chowdhury’s son Hummam Quader Chowdhury after police produced him before a Dhaka court arresting him in a case filed with Gulshan police…

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Tulip, 2 other British lawmakers seek action to end refugee crisis

Bangladesh-origin British lawmaker Tulip Siddiq and along with her two other colleagues has written a letter to British prime minister David Cameron seeking a concrete and urgent action to end refugee crisis…

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Enclave people who chose India to get Indian ID card Sep 7-8

The distribution of temporary travel-cum-identity passes to those opted to retain their Indian nationality in the erstwhile Indian enclaves in Bangladesh begins on Monday at special camps located in Panchagarh, Lalmonirhat and Kurigram…

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Finland’s PM offers his home to asylum seekers

Finland’s prime minister, Juha Sipila, said on Saturday he would offer his own home to asylum seekers…

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BNP terms IRI survey full of contradiction

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday termed recent survey results of International Republican Institute is ‘full of contradictions’…

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SKOP for withdrawing increased price of power, gas

Leaders of the Sramik Karmachari Oikya Parishad, a combine of 13 labour rights bodies, on Saturday at a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka called on the government to reduce the prices of power and gas which was increased from September 1…

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7 suspected kidnappers held in city

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested seven members of an organised kidnapping gang from Shahjalal International Airport area in the city on Friday night…

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Gold bars weighing 12.83 kg seized, 2 held in Jessore

Police recovered 110 gold bars, weighing one tola each, from a car which had been seized in connection with a mugging case on Wednesday from Bagharpara in Jessore early Saturday…

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Peter Custers

Peter Custers passes away

Journalist and researcher Peter Custers, who was awarded with Friend of Bangladesh Honour, died of cardiac arrest in Leiden of Netherlands on Thursday night. He was 66…

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Bolivian air force captain held with large load of cocaine

A senior Bolivian official says an air force captain has been detained as he tried to take off from near the Peru border with 362 kilograms (796 pounds) of cocaine in his plane…

September 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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