Archive for October 11th, 2015

Musician killed in road crash in Rajshahi

A musician of Rajshahi unit of Bangladesh Betar was killed as a speeding truck hit him in front of Rajshahi Mohila College in the city on Sunday evening…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

10 candidates submit nominations for Tangail-4 by -poll

A total of 10 candidates have submitted their nomination paper to the returning officer on Sunday, the last day of submission, for contesting Tangail-4 (Kalihati) by-poll, scheduled to be held on November 10..

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Politics

Travel alert by foreign countries a shame for BD: Ershad

Jatiya Party (JaPa) chairman HM Ershad on Sunday said it is very shameful for Bangladesh that a number of countries have issued travel alert for their citizens living in and visiting Bangladesh following the killings of two foreign nationals

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

MP Liton seeks anticipatory bail

Ruling Awami League MP for Gaibandha-1 Manjurul Islam Liton on Sunday filed a petition with the High Court seeking anticipatory bail in an attempt to murder case filed against him for shooting a minor boy in his home district…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Govt official ‘caught on video while talking bribe’ withdrawn

Controller of the Office of the Chief Controller of Imports and Exports M Shahidul Haque, who was captured in a video while taking bribe from service seekers, has been withdrawn from his office…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Palash on 2-day remand in Krishna Kaberi murder case

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates’ court on Sunday placed KM Zahirul Islam Palash on a two-day remand rejecting his bail petition in a case filed for the murder of former college teacher Krishna Kaberi Biswas in Mohammadpur area of the capital…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Submit charges against 19 Moheshkhali war crimes accused by Nov 23: ICT

The International Crimes Tribunal on Sunday ordered prosecution to submit formal charges on November 23 against 19 war crimes suspects of Moheshkhali upazila in Cox’s Bazar…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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Children must not pass miserable days on streets: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday directed the Women and Child Affairs and Social Welfare Ministries to make sure so that children do not have to pass miserable days on the streets…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Russia turns to backwater navy for Syria missile strikes

The sailors of Russia’s Caspian fleet have seen little action over the last 300 years but now the war raging in Syria has thrust them into the forefront of Russia’s largest military operation abroad since the collapse of the Soviet Union…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Nepal’s parliament set to choose new prime minister

Nepal’s parliament set to choose new prime minister

Nepal’s parliament will select the nation’s new prime minister on Sunday, choosing between the leaders of the top two political parties…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
4 of a family, maid burn in city

4 of a family, maid burn in city

Five people, including four members of a family, received burn injuries in an explosion resulting from leak of a gas burner in the city’s Ashkona area on Sunday morning…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Section 144 imposed in Nabinagar upazila

The local administration has imposed Section 144 in Pilot High School area of Nabinagar in Brahmanbaria on Saturday evening…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Turkey enters mourning after Ankara blasts killed almost 100

Turkey is beginning three days of mourning after two blasts at a peace rally in the capital Ankara killed at least 95 people on Saturday, the deadliest ever such attack in Turkey…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Israel policemen run in a street in during clashes with Israeli Arabs in Nazareth at northern Israel, October 10, 2015. Eleven days of bloodshed in which four Israelis and 19 Palestinians have been killed in Jerusalem, the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Gaza and in Israeli cities have raised concerns about a new Palestinian uprising. Protests have also spread to several Arab towns in Israel. --Reuters photo

Israeli airstrike kills pregnant mother, child

An Israeli airstrike killed a pregnant Palestinian woman and her 2-year-old daughter in Gaza Sunday, a Gaza health official said. In the West Bank, a Palestinian woman…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Trinamool Congress wins Bengal civic polls in India

In a major boost for ruling Trinamool Congress ahead of next year’s assembly polls, the party on Saturday scored landslide victory in violence-marred elections to Bidhannagar and Asansol Municipal Corporations and wrested Bally civic body from the Left Front…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Capital battles dengue fever surge

The capital is bracing with an outbreak of dengue fever with at least 2,034 patients taking treatment at hospitals and clinics, four of whom died health services officials said Saturday…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

PM says Khaleda conspiring to destabilise country

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is conspiring from abroad to destabilise the country through killing foreigners living in Bangladesh…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Three Malaysian nationals, arrested by customs intelligence for gold smuggling, are presented before the media at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday. — New Age photo

Three Malaysians held with 45kg gold at Dhaka airport

The Dhaka Customs House authorities detained three Malaysian nationals and seized gold bars weighing 45 kilograms at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

FOREIGNER KILLINGS : Police release 2 bankers

Investigators probing the killing of the Japanese national in Rangpur on Saturday released the two officials of a private bank held at Rajshahi on Wednesday and also interrogated the Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader into the shooting…

October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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