Archive for September 10th, 2015

BGB man missing in Bandarban boat capsize

A Border Guard Bangladesh member went missing as a trawler, carrying some BGB members, capsized in the Sangu River at Barapathar in Thanchi of Bandarban on Thursday afternoon…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

JU admission test begins on October 25

The admission tests of Jahangirnagar University for first year honours courses under the academic session of 2015-16 will be held from October 25 to November 5…

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Nazmul Huda cleared of extortion charges

The High Court on Thursday acquitted former communications minister, Nazmul Huda, of charges in an extortion case filed in 2007…

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3 Ansarullah men arrested over blogger Ananta, Avijit murder

Rapid Action Battalion on Thursday arrested three members of Ansarullah Bangla Team including its chief from city’s Fakirapul area for their alleged involvement in the killing of bloggers Ananta Bijoy Das and Avijit Roy…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Sirajganj accident kills 3, injures 15

At least three people died and 15 others injured as a Bogra-bound bus hit a three-wheeler at Salanga of Ullapara in Sirajganj on Thursday evening…

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2 cattle traders found dead in Gaibandha

Police recovered the bodies of two cattle traders from Katakhali Bridge area on Rangpur-Dhaka highway in Gobindoganj of Gaibandha on Thursday morning…

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Bones in South African cave reveal new human relative

Bones in South African cave reveal new human relative

Scientists say they’ve discovered a new member of the human family tree, revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely accessible, pitch-dark chamber of a cave in South Africa…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
Abul Maal Abdul Muhith

Muhith offers apology for branding teachers lack knowledge

The minister for finance, Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, on Wednesday offered apology for his recent remarks about public university teachers that the most educated class of the country was waging a movement for lack of knowledge.
Muhit said ‘I am withdrawing my comment about the university teachers…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Private university students block Dhaka-Mymensing highway at Uttara demanding withdrawal of VAT on private education services. — collected from facebook

VAT on pvt univs cannot be withdrawn, says Muhith

The minister for finance, Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, on Thursday said there is no possibility of withdrawing the 7.5 per cent value-added tax on private education services and insisted that the tax should be…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
SC again bars screening Rana Plaza movie

SC again bars screening Rana Plaza movie

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered to maintain status quo on the Appellate Division’s order on screening of Rana Plaza movie till September 14. Appellate Division chamber judge Hasan Foez Siddique passed…

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Students of East West University continued their demonstration demanding withdrawal of value added tax on tuition fees on Thursday blocking Pragati Sarani at Rampura in Dhaka. — photo collected from facebook

Dhaka crippled as pvt univ students go out on demo across city

Students of several private universities have taken to the streets at places the in the capital, Chittagong and Sylhet demanding withdrawal of recently imposed 7.5 per cent value added tax on…

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The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia appears before the Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-3 at its makeshift courtroom at Bakshibazar in the capital on Thursday morning. – Indrajit Ghosh

ZIA TRUST GRAFT CASES: Court to hold next hearing on Sept 17

The Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-3 on Thursday set September 17 for the next hearing in two grafts cases against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Devote yourselves to country’s development, PM tells police officials

Devote yourselves to country’s development, PM tells police officials

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday asked the new cadre police officials to devote themselves to the development of the country and the nation by facing the current and future…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Residents are seen as they wait for rescue helicopters at a residential area flooded by the Kinugawa river, caused by typhoon Etau, in Joso, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 10, 2015. — Reuters photo

Japan evacuates 100,000 in floods sparked by rare torrential rains

Japan evacuated about 100,000 people from their homes on Thursday, after rare torrential rains unleashed floods that left at least two people missing and stranded many more when…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Hungary police capture record 3,321 migrants

Hungarian police arrested a record 3,321 migrants on Wednesday, the highest daily figure so far this year, above the 3,313 detained last Thursday, data published…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Public transport, auto-rickshaw fare increased

Public transport, auto-rickshaw fare increased

The minister for road transport and bridges, Obaidul Quader, on Thursday announced fresh rate of fare for public transports and CNG-run auto-rickshaws…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Barisal court grants bail to Prothom Alo editor

The chief metropolitan magistrate court of Barisal on Thursday granted bail to Prothom Alo editor Matiur Rahman in a case filed for hurting religious sentiment…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Public univ teachers to hold sit-in, skip work on Sept 17, 18

Teachers of public universities will skip works and hold sit-in demonstration on their respective campus on September 17 and 18 demanding separate pay scale for them…

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Man killed in Khulna

A man was beaten and shot to death by some unidentified miscreants at Rahimnagar in Rupsa of Khulna on Wednesday night…

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Snatchers stab policeman, college student in city

A police constable and a boy sustained stab injuries as a gang of muggers attacked them in Saidabad area of the city early Thursday…

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