Archive for September, 2015

ILLEGAL MIGRATION TO MALAYSIA BY SEA : No trace of eight youths after paying ransoms

At least eight youths from Madaripur district were kept hostage by manpower brokers and traffickers in Thailand while going to Malaysia illegally through the sea route…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

4 die after drinking liquor in Rangpur

Four people died and two fell sick critically after drinking locally brewed liquor at Mahiganj in Rangpur city on Tuesday…

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Tourist drowns in Piyain at Jaflong

A tourist drowned in the River Piyain along Jaflong border in Sylhet on Monday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Ibrahim Ali, 22, son of Siddiqur Rahman of Barura Upazila in Comilla…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
A file photo shows traders stockpiling jute fibres at a market in Munshiganj. The government has set a limit of stocking maximum 1,000 maunds of raw jute by a trader across the country in a bid to keep the supply of the item stable. — New Age photo

No trader can stock more than 1,000 maunds of jute

The government has set a limit of stocking maximum 1,000 maunds of raw jute by a trader across the country in a bid to keep the supply of the item stable…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

HABIGANJ WAR CRIMES : 2 siblings, cousin indicted

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday indicted detained Habiganj siblings – Mohibur Rahman alias Bara Mia, 65, and Mozibur Rahman alias Angur Mia, 60, and their 63-year-old cousin, Abdur Razzak – on four charges of 1971 crimes against humanity…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Confusion surfaces over spectrum merger of Robi, Airtel

The proposed merger of mobile operators Robi and Airtel has put the telecom regulators in a quandary as there is no clear direction in the telecom law about the status of ‘non-transferable’ national asset—spectrum—in case of a merger, said officials…

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Netherlands embassy staff demand probe into Tavella killing

The colleagues of the Netherlands embassy here on Tuesday urged law-enforcement agencies to promptly investigate the barbaric killing of an Italian citizen and bring the perpetrators to justice…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Investment in NSCs soars to Tk 4,600cr in July-Aug on depressing bank rates

Investment in NSCs soars to Tk 4,600cr in July-Aug on depressing bank rates

The net investment in the national savings certificates and bonds increased by 6.90 per cent in the first two months of the current financial year 2015-16 compared with the corresponding period last year…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

News in Brief

The police arrested a man in possession of two foreign-made pistols, two magazines and a bullet in Nogua Battala area of Kishoreganj town on Monday afternoon…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Online treasury challan verification introduced to check forgery

The government has introduced an online treasury challan verification system to check revenue evasion through fake…

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Dry weather likely

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country till 6:00pm today.
Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, Met Office said…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

NBR to extend tax returns submission time by 2 months

The National Board of Revenue is going to extend the deadline for filing income tax returns by two months as it got very poor response from individual taxpayers within the existing deadline that ends today, according to officials concerned…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

5 remanded over seizure of Indian rupees

A Chittagong court on Tuesday granted a five-day remand to each of the five people held over the seizure of a huge consignment of Indian currencies in a container said to be carrying home appliances from the United Arab Emirates…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Share forgery case sent back to CMM court

The Special Tribunal, formed to deal with stock-related cases, on Tuesday ordered the return of a share forgery case to the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court…

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BCB clutching at straws

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday was hoping against hope to revive the home series against Australia after a series of events over the last few days has thrown it into serious doubt…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

10 villagers inured in Gopalganj clash

10 people, including woman, were injured in a clash over a trifling matter at Ulpur village in Sadar upazila of the district on Monday…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Bangladesh Under-19 national football team goalkeepers train under the watchful eyes of national football team’s German keeping coach Christian Schweichler (2nd-R) at a Dhanmondi ground on Tuesday. — New Age photo

Socceroos’ Bangladesh visit also in doubt

The militants threat that prompted Cricket Australia to put its national cricket team’s planned Bangladesh visit on hold could have a greater ramification as Football Federation Australia also started thinking in the same line ahead of a World Cup qualifier…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

BSEC issues first licence for alternative investment

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday issued fund manager license to Strategic Equity Management Limited under the newly enacted Alternative Investment Rules that will allow the entity to pool funds from high net worth local and foreign investors…

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China caps overseas cash withdrawals amid capital flight fears

China will set an annual cap on cash withdrawals overseas using domestic bank cards, state media said Tuesday, as fears over capital outflows in the world’s second largest economy grow…

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Bangladesh women’s cricket captain Salma Khatun (L) and her Pakistani counterpart Sana Mir pose with the Twenty20 trophy during a media briefing in Karachi on Tuesday. — AFP photo

Women cricketers comfortable in Pak

Bangladesh women’s cricket captain Salma Khatun said Tuesday her players feel ‘comfortable’ in Pakistan as they prepare for a series, even though most foreign teams have shunned the conflict-racked country for years…

September 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

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