Archive for September 13th, 2015

Justice Shamsuddin seeks CJ’s impeachment; sends letter to President

Justice AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury of the Supreme Court has sent a letter to the President seeking impeachment of Chief Justice SK Sinha for what he said violating the constitution, breach of oath and misconduct…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Khaleda sits with BNP senior leaders on Sunday night

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia will sit with senior leaders of her party on Sunday night to discuss the country’s latest political situation and party’s next course of action after Eid-ul-Azha…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

5 trade bodies for cancellation of increased gas, power tariffs

Five trade bodies in steel and cement manufacturing sector on Sunday demanded that the increased gas and power tariffs be rescinded as it will hit the industries hard…

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NSU, IUB declared closed

The authorities of the North South University and the Independent University, Bangladesh on Sunday closed the universities till September 15 and September 26 respectively…

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BNP now hiding in fox dens: Ershad

Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Sunday said the Bangladesh Nationalist Party is now hiding in fox dens, sometimes they come out and makes few comments and then disappears…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

1 Bangladeshi identified among Makkah victims

Bangladesh officials have identified a Bangladesh national among 107 victims who died in Makkah crane collapse on Friday…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Govt committed to protecting religious minorities’ rights: PM

Govt committed to protecting religious minorities’ rights: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said there is a religious harmony in Bangladesh and her government is committed to protecting the rights of religious minorities…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Babar, Arif among 32 indicted in Kibria murder case

Sylhet Divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal on Sunday indicted 32 people, including former state minister for home Lutfozzaman Babar and suspended Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque, in the ex-Finance Minister SAMS Kibria murder case…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

ICT to give decision on indictment of 5 Kishoreganj suspects on Sept 21

The International Crimes Tribunal – 1 on Sunday set September 21 to give its decision whether it would indict five war crimes suspects of Karimganj in Kishoreganj allegedly for committing crimes against humanity in 1971…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National

HC orders govt to free Dhaka from illegal parking, sound pollution

The High Court on Sunday asked the government and police to take measures for stopping illegal and haphazard parking of all modes of transports in the capital that triggers traffic congestion…

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HC declares actions in Operation Clean Heart and indemnity to them ultra vires

HC declares actions in Operation Clean Heart and indemnity to them ultra vires

The High Court on Sunday declared the actions of army-led joint forces during Operation Clean Heart October 16, 2002 and January 9, 2003 and the indemnity given to them in…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

India police hunt for owner of explosives after blast kills 88

Indian police said on Sunday they were hunting for the owner of illegally stored explosives which accidentally detonated in the centre of a crowded town, killing…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Scottish nationalists to set out ‘triggers’ for new independence vote

Scottish nationalist leader Nicola Sturgeon will include triggers for a second independence referendum in the party’s manifesto for the 2016 Scottish election, she said in an…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Students block Mirpur road on the 5th straight day of their demonstration on Sunday. — New Age photo

Dhaka crippled by continued protests by pvt university students

Students of different private universities continued their demonstration at places in Dhaka for the fourth straight day on Sunday demanding scrapping value-added tax on…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Shahadat Hossain. — Reuters file photo

BCB suspends Shahadat

Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday temporarily suspended fast bowler Shahadat Hossain, who is wanted for allegedly assaulting…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Police intercept DLA march towards energy ministry

Police on Sunday intercepted the Democratic Left Alliance’s march towards the energy ministry protesting against the increase of gas and…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

7 Hizb ut-Tahrir men held

Detectives in Dhaka have detained seven suspected members of the banned outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir. The seven, who were not named, were held…

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Public univ teachers for independent pay commission, skip works

Public university teachers are abstaining work at all 37 universities on Sunday and demanded formation of an independent commission to fix their…

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2 including RMG worker killed in road accident

Two including a garments worker was killed and three other including a CNG-run auto rickshaw driver was injured in a road accident at in front of Abdul Awal Degree College on Jainabazar-Kawraied road under…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Mughal emperor Aurangzeb

Aurangzeb gave temples grants, land, says historian

In sharp contrast to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb’s image of a temple destroyer in history books, an Allahabad-based historian has claimed that he had offered lavish grants and land to the ancient Someshwar Mahadev temple on the banks of Sangam in Arail…

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

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