Archive for October 5th, 2015

Ex-BPDB chief murdered in prayer place

The former chairman of Bangladesh Power Development Board, Khizir Khan, was killed at the prayer-room of his residence in the capital’s Badda area on Monday evening, the police said…

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5 JMB men held with grenades, bullets in Ctg

Detectives arrested five suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, including its military wing chief, from the city’s Karnaphuli area in Chittagong…

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Pry asst teachers observe 4-hr work abstention for 2nd day

Primary school assistant teachers observed four-hour work abstention from 9:00am to 1:00pm for the second consecutive day on Monday across the country to press home their six-point demand, including removal of discrimination…

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Ukraine starts pull-back of tanks, light artillery in east

Ukraine has started withdrawing tanks and light artillery from the frontline in the eastern region of Luhansk in line with an agreement with Russian-backed separatists, Kiev’s military said on Monday…

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South Africa postpones women’s Bangladesh visit

South Africa women’s cricket team’s planned Bangladesh tour later this month has been postponed due on mutual consent, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan on Monday…

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Pabna church priest escapes murder attempt

A priest of the local church escaped a murder attempt with injures at School Para in Ishwardi upazila in Pabna on Monday morning…

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BNP accuses govt of launching fresh arrest drive

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday alleged that the government has again started arresting its grassroots leaders and activists ahead of its overhauling process…

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Highest security for foreign consultants in Metro rail project

The minister for road transport and bridges, Obaidul Quader, on Monday said that the foreign consultants who are working with Dhaka Metro rail project will be provided highest security…

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Indian parliamentarian charged with raping 14-year-old maid

A politician in northeastern India has been arrested and charged with raping his 14-year-old maid, police said, after a month-long investigation which triggered public protests by students over the authorities’ lack of action…

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Cabinet okays anti-money laundering law amendment thru ordinance

The cabinet on Monday approved promulgation of the proposed ‘Money Laundering Prevention (Amendment) Bill 2015 in an ordinance as parliament is…

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Jan Andersson (L-R), Juleen Zierath and Hans Forssberg, members of the Karolinska Institute Nobel committee, announce the names of the winners 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine. — Reuters photo

Nobel medicine prize awarded for work on parasitic diseases

William Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu jointly won the 2015 Nobel Prize for medicine for their work against parasitic diseases, the…

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War crimes suspect arrested in Noakhali

Noakhali police on Monday afternoon arrested a war crimes suspect Amir Ahmed alias Amir Ali, 69, from his residence at Uttar Fakirpur in Noakhali after the…

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Trial of Rakib murder begins

Khulna Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court on Monday framed charges against three accused in Rakib murder case beginning the trial of the gruesome killing…

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Bijaya Dashami holiday on Oct 22

The government on Monday rescheduled the Bijaya Dashami holiday to October 22 from October 23…

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Bandarban people give 24-hr ultimatum to rescue 4 tourists, guides

Bandarban people give 24-hr ultimatum to rescue 4 tourists, guides

Local people in Bandarban gave a 24-hour ultimatum to the administration to rescue the abducted tourists and their tour guides in…

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US for joint efforts to address violent extremism: Bernicat

US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat on Monday said they now feel safer than before and underscored the importance of joint efforts to address violent extremism…

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Protesters call student strike at medical colleges, public univs for Wednesday

Protesters call student strike at medical colleges, public univs for Wednesday

The demonstrating admission seekers to medical and dental colleges on Monday called a strike in all public universities and medical colleges across the country for Wednesday demanding cancelling the admission test for question paper leak and retaking it with fresh sent question papers…

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Police escort national cricket team player Shahadat Hossain to jail from Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Monday. – Indrajit Ghosh

Cricketer Shahadat sent to jail

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Monday sent national cricket team player Shahadat Hossain to jail after rejecting his bail petition in a case filed for torturing a housemaid…

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9 human traffickers held in city

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested nine suspected members of an international human trafficking syndicate from different parts of the city on Sunday night…

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WAR CRIMES: ICT issues arrest warrants against 5 Noakhali suspects

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Monday issued warrants of arrest against five war crimes suspects of Sudharam in Noakhali…

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