Archive for September 28th, 2015

UK puts its officials in Bangladesh on alert

The British High Commission in Dhaka on Monday updated its travel advisory suggesting UK officials to limit attendance at events where westerners may gather in Bangladesh…

September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Italian shot dead in Gulshan

An Italian charity worker has died after being shot by unknown attackers in Dhaka on Monday, police said…

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TIB slams MBBS, BDS exams demanding cancellation

In what should count as a big boost to aggrieved aspirants’ wishes, Transparency International Bangladesh on Monday categorically asked the authorities concerned to cancel the results of admission tests of MBBS…

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3 held with huge firearms in Chittagong

Members of Rapid Action Battalion and Coast Guard arrested three people along with 23 firearms from Haramia and Senerhat areas of Sandwip in Chittagong on Monday…

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18 Bangladeshis among the Mina stampede dead: HAAB

The Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh on Monday said a total of 18 Bangladesh nationals were identified among those killed in the Mina stampede on September 24…

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3 killed, 13 injured in Cox’s Bazar accident

At least three people including a mother and her child were killed and 13 others injured as a truck hit a micro-bus at Goyalmara of in Chakaria on Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar highway on Monday…

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Squad for Australia Test announced amid uncertainty

Bangladesh on Monday announced a 14-member squad for the first Test against Australia despite an uncertainty over the fate of the two-Test series, scheduled in October…

September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Pry & Mass Edu joint secy crushed under train in M’singh

Joint secretary of primary and mass education ministry Ranjit Kumar Sarker was crushed under the wheels of a train at Mymensingh Railway Station on Monday…

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India launches first space observatory

India launches first space observatory

India successfully launched its first space observatory and six satellites into orbit on Monday, officials said, the latest step forward for a country looking to become a major player in the lucrative space market…

September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

JESSORE WAR CRIMES: One more suspect arrested, sent to jail

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Monday sent war crimes suspect Md Lutfor Morol of Keshabpur in Jessore to jail after he was produced before the tribunal…

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Govt’s militancy campaign influences Cricket Australia’s decision: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday alleged that the government’s militancy campaign in the country influenced the Australian cricket team to question the…

September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Humayun Zaman laid to rest

New Age associate editor Humayun Zaman was laid to rest at Martyred Intellectuals’ Graveyard at Mirpur on Monday afternoon. He was buried into his father’s grave at…

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Medical admission seekers continue demo

Medical admission seekers continue demo

Admission seekers continued their demonstration on Monday demanding fresh intake test and cancellation of the results of the admission tests of MBBS and Bachelor of Dental Surgery claiming that question papers of…

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Australia’s tour still uncertain, home minister assures of highest security

Australia cricket team’s planned visit to Bangladesh still remains uncertain despite assurance of highest security from the host side…

September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, National, Sports

Knife-wielding man kills 5 children in Thailand

A man in northern Thailand stormed into a neighbor’s home, hacked five children to death and inflicted multiple stab wounds on a pregnant woman who was watching them…

September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina receives ‘The Champions of the Earth’ award, at a colourful ceremony at Hotel Cipriani Le Specialita in New York on Sunday. – BSS photo

Hasina receives ‘Champions of the Earth’ award

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, received the highest environmental accolade of the United Nations Environmental Programme…

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3 die of inhaling toxic gas in Bogra

An operator and two workers of a paper mill died of inhaling toxic gas while cleaning its ‘chest house’ (a place where fourth step of pulp processing is done) in…

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Maldives president unhurt in speedboat blast, wife, aides injured

The president of the Maldives was unhurt but his wife and two aides were injured in an explosion on board their speedboat as it approached Male, capital of the…

September 28, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Hasina seeks global support for implementing SDGs

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, said Bangladesh and other developing countries need global support on finance, technology, capacity building and debt to implement the Sustainable Development Goals…

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First return hajj flight delayed by 6 hours

The first return hajj flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines will be delayed by six hours…

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