Archive for September 18th, 2015

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3 shot dead as police-local clash in Tangail

At least three people were killed while several others received bullet injuries as local people clashed with police at Kalihati in Tangail while protesting an incident of rape…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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Mortar attack in Saudi hospital kills 2 Bangladeshis

At least two Bangladeshi workers were killed and few others injured in a mortar attack at Jizan city of Saudi Arabia on Friday, said a Bangladesh embassy official…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Bangladesh A team batsman Nasir Hossain raises his bat after completing his century against India A during their second one-day match at Bangalore on Friday.  –   AP photo

Nasir’s all-round show steers Bangladesh A to big win

Nasir Hossain put a brilliant all round performance as Bangladesh A team beat their Indian counterparts by 65 runs in the second one-day match in…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
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BSF firing kills one, injures 4 people in Joipurhat

Indian Border Security Force on Friday open fired at Bangladeshi nationals, leaving five people injured at Ramkrishnapur of Dhalhara in Jaipurhat…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Rajshahi accident kills 3 of a family

A Rajshahi-bound truck hit a rickshaw on Friday at Kharkhari area in the city, leaving three members of a family killed and another injured…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Workers Party opposes power price hike

Workers Party of Bangladesh, a partner of the ruling Awami League-led alliance, on Friday opposed the government decision of increasing power and transport fare…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Taliban gunmen kill 17 in attack on Pakistan air force base

Taliban gunmen kill 17 in attack on Pakistan air force base

Taliban gunmen stormed a Pakistani Air Force base early on Friday, killing at least 17 people, a military spokesman said, the deadliest attack on a military installation this year…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

3 held for medical admission exam question leak

Rapid Action Battalion on Friday detained three people, including an official of the University Grants Commission, for their suspected involvement in question paper leak of medical college admission test…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

MBBS, BDS admission tests held

The combined admission tests for the country’s medical and dental colleges for the 2015-16 academic session was held peacefully across the country on Friday. Health minister Mohammed Nasim visited an exam centre at the arts faculty of Dhaka University, United News of Bangladesh reports. At a press briefing outside the exam centre, the minister said, ‘I don’t want to waste […]

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Tk 21 lakh looted from Jessore Agrani bank branch

Robbers looted TK 21 lakh from Rajarhat branch of Agrani Bank in Jessore sadar early Friday…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Body of Bonik Barta official recovered in city

Police on Friday morning recovered the body of an official of Daily Bonik Barta, a vernacular commercial newspaper, from a house in Khilkhet in the capital…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

West Bengal govt declassifies 64 files related to Netaji

The West Bengal government in India on Friday declassified 64 files related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The files were handed to the family members first and also kept on display in a police museum in Kolkata…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

30 injured in Barisal road accident

At least 30 people were injured when a bus slammed against a boundary wall at Rupatoli on the Barisal-Patuakhali highway in Barisal sadar on Friday…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Two youths held with 21 gold bars at Dhaka airport

Members of Airport Armed Police Battalion arrested two young men in possession of 21 gold bars weighing 2.1 kilograms at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital early Friday…

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Migrant crisis: Croatia closes border crossings with Serbia

Migrant crisis: Croatia closes border crossings with Serbia

Croatia has closed seven of its eight road border crossings with Serbia following a huge influx of migrants…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Students of English medium schools and their guardians form a human chain, demanding withdrawal of 7.5 per cent VAT on their tuition fees, on Sat Masjid Road at Dhanmondi on Thursday. — Ali Hossain Mintu

ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOLS’ TUITION FEES : No VAT for 6 months: HC

Mohiuddin Alamgir and MH Maswood
The High Court on Thursday stayed collection of Value Added Tax on tuition fees of English medium schools for six months.
Students of English medium schools and their parents held demonstrations on the streets of capital demanding complete roll back of the controversial VAT on tuition fees…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Chaos at Croatia border as cops struggle with refugees

Amid chaotic scenes at its border with Serbia, Croatia said on Thursday it could not cope with a flood of migrants seeking a new route into the EU after Hungary kept them out by erecting a fence and using tear gas and water cannon against them…

BNP set to miss deadline for new committees

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party is set to miss September 30 deadline for constituting new committees of its all units, as it has so far formed new committees of no district unit and not even half of thana units, marking the slow pace of the party reorganisation…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics, TOP STORIES

BARAPUKURIA CASE : HC rejects Khaleda’s plea

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

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Justice Shamsuddin given farewell at chamber

Some Supreme Court judges and a section of lawyers extended traditional felicitations to outgoing Appellate Division judge AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury on his last court-day on Thursday at his chamber, as the chief justice kept him out of benches for the past couple of days…

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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