Archive for October 1st, 2015

School teacher allegedly kills house maid in Narsingdi

A school teacher on Thursday allegedly strangled her minor house maid to death at Choto Godairchar village of Madhabdi under Narsingdi…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Sec 144 imposed at Kalihati, Ghatail on Friday

The local administration on Thursday imposed section 144 at some places of Ghatail and Kalihati on Friday as Krishok Sramik Janata League and local Awami League announced programmes…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Rajon murder trial begins

The trial in the killing of teenage boy Sheikh Samiul Alam Rajon began in Sylhet on Thursday…

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Malaysian court acquits 2 immigration officers of killing BD national

Two Malaysian immigration officers escaped the gallows after the country’s High Court acquitted them of a charge of murdering an undocumented Bangladeshi national last year…

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Govt now into its own militancy campaign trap: Khandaker Mahbub

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson’s adviser Khandaker Mahbub Hossain on Thursday alleged that the government has fallen into the trap it laid by carrying out militancy propaganda…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Australia postpones Bangladesh tour over player safety

Australia postpones Bangladesh tour over player safety

Australia’s Qantas Tour of Bangladesh has officially been postponed due to concerns over player safety. Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland confirmed on Thursday that the…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, National, Sports

Miscreants hack BCL leader in Jhenaidah

Miscreants hack a local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League at Beparipara in Jhenaidah on Thursday afternoon. The injured is Shah Mohammad Rafi, former vice-president of…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
MA Hannan

JP MP held on war crimes charge

Jatiya Party MP MA Hannan of Mymensingh 7 constituency has been arrested on Thursday for his involvement in crimes against humanity during the…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Increased bus fare comes into effect

The increased fare of buses and minibuses comes into effect on Thursday in the capital but the fare charts are not seen in many of the buses. According to new rate bus fare…

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Remand, bail petitions for Shawkat Mahmud rejected

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on Thursday turned down both the bail and remand prayers for Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson’s adviser and journalist leader Shawkat Mahmud…

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Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed— New Age file photo

Death warrants for Mojaheed, SQ Chy reach jail

The International Crimes Tribunal on Thursday issued death warrants against war crimes convicts Jamaat-e-Islami secretary general Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Bangladesh Nationalist Party…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Medical admission seekers continue demos

The admission seekers to medical and dental colleges are continuing their demonstration demanding scrapping the results of admission tests for leak out of question papers and retaking the…

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41 bodies of Bangladesh hajj stampede victims found

Forty-one bodies of Bangladeshi pilgrims have so far been found as they lost their lives in the Mina incident on September 24, according to the updated report received from Bangladesh consulate general, Jeddah…

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WAR CRIMES: 5 Patuakhali suspects shown arrested, sent to jail

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Thursday allowed a prosecution plea seeking its permission to show five Patuakhali war crimes suspects arrested on charge of committing crimes against humanity during the country’s liberation war…

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ADB to provide $120m to boost Indo-Bangla electricity link

The Asian Development Bank will provide $120 million to Bangladesh in loan to help increase transmission capacity of a cross-border electricity link between…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, National

Carry on regular activities, Nahid tells public univ teachers

The minister for education, Nurul Islam Nahid, on Thursday urged the teachers of the public universities to carry on the regular educational activities rather than getting worried about the pay scale…

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HC rejects Badi’s plea challenging graft case proceeding

The High Court on Thursday rejected a writ petition filed by ruling Awami League’s MP elected from Cox’s Bazar Abdur Rahman Badi challenging the proceeding in…

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Afghan officials say government retakes Kunduz; Taliban denies

Afghan officials say government retakes Kunduz; Taliban denies

Afghan officials said government troops recaptured much of the strategic northern city of Kunduz from Taliban insurgents early on Thursday…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Two killed in Gazipur road accident

Two people were killed and three others injured as a covered van and a bus overturned after a collision at Bhogra bypass intersection in Gazipur city on Thursday morning…

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Blast hits Chinese city again

An explosion damaged a six-story building Thursday in southern China, less than a day after more than a dozen blasts triggered by explosive devices delivered in mail packages killed…

October 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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