Archive for September 17th, 2015

SIMs, RUIMs re-registration by December 16

All the mobile phone subscribers will have to reregister their subscriber identification modules (SIM) and removable user identity modules (RUIMs) with the fingerprint from December 16…

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Feudal mentality advancing Rampal project

South Asians for Human Rights, a newly created regional human rights body, on Thursday alleged that the government has been proceeding to implement the coal-fired Rampal power plant project…

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BCL fractions clash in Bakshi Bazaar, 7 injured

At least seven people were injured in a clash between two fractions of Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling Awami League-backed student organisation, at Bakshi Bazaar in Dhaka on Thursday…

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Comilla accident: detainee dies at DMCH

A detainee, who suffered serious burn injuries as the gas cylinder of a microbus carrying a team of detective branch of police went off in Comilla on Wednesday night, died at the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital this evening…

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More than 100 killed as oil truck explodes in South Sudan

More than 100 people were killed in South Sudan when an oil truck exploded as a crowd tried to gather fuel from the vehicle after it had veered off the road, a regional official said on Thursday, a day after the incident. In addition to those killed in Wednesday’s blast, Charles Kisagna, the minister of information in Western Equatoria, said […]

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BU teachers threatened to boycott admission test

Barisal University teachers on Thursday observed work abstention as part of their ongoing movement against recently announced pay scale and threatened to boycott the upcoming admission tests if their demands were not met…

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Moudud’s son laid to rest in Faridpur

Aman Moudud, the only son of Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Moudud Ahmed, was laid to eternal rest beside his grandfather Palli Kabi Jasimuddin’s grave at Gabindapur in Faridpur…

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6 fishermen kidnapped in Sundarbans

Six fishermen were kidnapped by forest robbers from three canals in Satkhira range of Sundarbans west early Thursday…

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Appoint deprived candidates to asst teacher’s posts: HC

The High Court on Thursday directed the government to appoint the deprived candidates, who were selected in 2012 through exams for the post of assistant teacher at the registered primary schools in different districts, within two months…

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Tangail-4 b-polls Nov 10 instead of Oct 28: EC

The by-election to Tangail-4 constituency will be held on November 10 instead of October 28…

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More ICTs if number of war crimes cases rises: minister

The minister for law, Anisul Haq, on Thursday said more International Crimes Tribunals will be constituted if the number of war crimes cases increases. ‘One of the two International Crimes Tribunals has been made non-functional as…

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Abducted 2 businessmen rescued from Pabna

Pabna police on Thursday rescued two businessmen from Chatmohar in Pabna, who were abducted from Natore on Wednesday evening. The victims are identified as Helal Uddin, 35, of Mirpara and…

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Syrian army starts using new weapons from Russia

The Syrian military has recently started using new types of air and ground weapons supplied by Russia, a Syrian military source said on Thursday…

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No crisis of cattle during Eid-ul Azha: minister

The minister for fisheries and livestock, Mohammad Sayedul Haque, on Thursday assured that there will be no crisis of cattle in the country for upcoming Eid-ul Azha…

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Students of English medium schools and their guardians form human chain at Sat Masjid Road in the capital’s Dhanmondi area on Thursday demanding withdrawal of current 7.5 per cent value-added tax on tuition fees. – New Age photo

HC stays VAT on English medium schools for 6 months

The High Court on Thursday stayed for six months a government decision that imposed 7.5 per cent value added tax on tuition fees of English medium schools…

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City exits to be sealed off to stop rawhide smuggling: DMP commissioner

Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzman Mia on Thursday said all the 13 exits of the capital will be sealed off on the very day of Eid-ul-Azha (September 25) to prevent rawhide smuggling…

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Scuffles and arguing broke out in Japan's parliament, as wrangling continued over the country's security bill on Thursday. — BBC photo

Japan security debate marred by scuffles in upper house

Scuffles have broken out in Japan’s upper house ahead of a vote on a controversial move by the government to expand the role of the…

September 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Court records testimony of witnesses in Zia Charitable Trust graft case

The Dhaka special judge’s court-3 on Thursday recorded the deposition of two witnesses in Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Charitable Trust case…

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Truckload of cattle snatched in Gazipur

Muggers snatched away a truck loaded with 19 cattle heads from a group of cattle traders in Mirer Bazar area of Gazipur city early Thursday…

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia. — New Age file photo

BARAPUKURIA COAL MINE CASE: HC rejects Khaleda’s petition

The High Court on Thursday rejected a petition filed by Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging proceedings in Barapukuria coal mine corruption…

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