Archive for September 15th, 2015

Phone number threatening Tarana Halim identified

The phone number from which threat was issued to State Minister for Post and Telecommunication Tarana Halim has been identified, reports United News of Bangladesh…

September 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Khaleda off to London

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia left here for London on Tuesday night for her eye treatment and celebrating Eid-ul-Azha there with her family members…

September 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Youth arrested for raping minor girl in Faridpur

Police arrested a youth for allegedly violating a minor girl at West Khabashpur in Faridpur on Tuesday afternoon…

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Khaleda’s tour triggers tension in AL-BNP’s London political camps

Tension runs high among two rival political groups of Bangladeshi expatriates living in London over BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s United Kingdom visit…

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20 hurt in Faridpur AL-BNP clash

At least 20 people were injured in a clash between Awami League and BNP activists over the ownership of a beel (water body) at Raybar village in Boalmari in Faridpur on Tuesday…

September 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Children find new-born baby under bush in Old Airport area

A new-born baby was rescued from under a bush in the Old Airport area of the city on Tuesday…

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SUST teachers take up position at VC’s office

A section of ‘pro-liberation’ teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology on Tuesday took up position at the office of their Vice Chancellor Aminul Haque Bhuiya, demanding his removal…

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One ICT reconstituted, other made inactive

The government on Tuesday issued a gazette notification making one International Crimes Tribunal inoperative and reconstituting other…

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Primary head-teachers threaten boycott of PSC exams

The head-teachers of the government primary schools on Tuesday threatened to boycott the Primary School Certificate exams if their demands regarding a separate pay scale, selection grade and time scale are not met…

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2 to die for killing mother, son in Narayanganj

Narayanganj court on Tuesday sentenced two people to death while another person to seven years’ imprisonment for killing a woman and her son in 2011…

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22 migrants drown as boat capsizes in Aegean Sea

Twenty-two migrants drowned and 200 more were rescued when a boat capsized in the Aegean Sea off the Turkish coast while trying to reach the Greek island of Kos on Tuesday, the Turkish coastguard said…

September 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

ECNEC clears exclusive economic zone for China

The executive committee of the National Economic Council on Tuesday approved the proposed Chinese Economic & Industrial Zone to be set up on 774.25 acres of land at Anwara…

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2 minor girls drown at Mughda jheel in city

Two minor girls drowned as a small boat sank on a water body in Manda area of the city on Tuesday…

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Tangail-4 by-polls on Oct 28

Tangail-4 by-polls on Oct 28

By elections to Tangail 4 constituency that fall vacant at the resignation of Abdul Latif Siddique will be held on October 28, said the Election Commission on Tuesday…

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Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Al Aqsa for third day

Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Al Aqsa for third day

Israeli police armed with stun grenades and tear gas clashed with rock-throwing Palestinian youths who barricaded themselves inside Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque on Tuesday, police and witnesses said, in the third day of violence at the sacred site…

September 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

One held for raping Marma girl in Bandarban

Bandarban police on Tuesday arrested a person for raping a Marma teenager at Newsgulshan area in Thanchi.
The arrested is identified as Mong Ba Ching Marma, son of local Kya Ching Marma…

September 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

HC asks BTRC to close facebook accounts defaming Prophet

The High Court on Tuesday directed the Bangladesh Telecommunication and Regulatory Commission to dispose of an application within 30 days…

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RMG factory owners asked to pay fest allowance by Sep 20

The state minister for labour and employment, Md Mujibul Haque, on Tuesday said the owners of apparel factories will pay the festival allowance to their workers…

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3 killed in Natore road accident

At least three people were killed while 10 to 12 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Banpara-Hatikumrul highway in Baraigram of Natore on Tuesday afternoon…

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Computers ‘do not improve’ pupil results, says OECD

Computers ‘do not improve’ pupil results, says OECD

Investing heavily in school computers and classroom technology does not improve pupils’ performance, says a global study from the OECD. The think tank says frequent use of computers…

September 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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