Archive for October 12th, 2015

2 Tangail youths held while raping girl

Police caught two youths red-handed on Monday while violating a young girl at Madhupur Forest in Tangail…

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UK’s blockade observation incorrect: BNP

Terming incorrect the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s observation that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance’s blockade enforced on January-5 is not formally lifted…

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2 CU students drown in lake

Two students of Chittagong University drowned while bathing in a waterfall near Arts Faculty of the campus in Chittagong on Monday…

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Alison Blake new British HC to Bangladesh

Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom on Monday announced Alison Blake as the new British High Commissioner to Bangladesh…

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BNP against amendment to laws to hold local polls on party line

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday expressed surprise over the Cabinet’s approval to the proposed drafts of laws seeking to hold local government polls on party line and urged the government not to go for the amendment…

October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday awarded The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2015 to Angus Deaton of Princeton University, USA ‘for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare’.

Angus Deaton wins Nobel in economics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2015 to Angus Deaton o Princeton University, USA ‘for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare’…

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12.10pc pass in JnU ‘B’ unit admission test

The results of admission test to bachelors courses in 2015-16 session under ‘B’ unit at Jagannath University were published on Monday with12.10 per cent pass rate…

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40 injured in clash over forming Mahila League committee in Madaripur

40 injured in clash over forming Mahila League committee in Madaripur

At least 40 people were injured in a fractional clash between two groups of Awami Mahila League over formation of its new committee in Rajair of Madaripur…

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103 Bangladeshis return from Myanmar

A fresh batch of 103 Bangladeshis returned from Myanmar after a bilateral flag meeting between Border Guard Bangladesh and Myanmar Border Guard Police at Taung Pyo in Myanmar near…

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41 biranganas get recognition as freedom fighters

The government has published a list of 41 biranganas, who were persecuted by Pakistani occupation forces and their local collaborators, recognising them as freedom fighters for their contribution in the Liberation War…

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Turkish PM says IS prime suspect in Ankara bombing

Islamic State is the focus of investigations into a twin suicide bombing that killed at least 97 people in the Turkish capital Ankara…

October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton

HC asks Manjurul to surrender before trial court

The High Court on Monday asked the ruling Awami League lawmaker of Gaibandha-1 constituency, Manjurul Islam Liton, who hit headlines shooting at a child, to surrender in a lower court by October 18…

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina presides over a regular cabinet meeting on Monday. — BSS photo

Local govt polls to become partisan

The cabinet Monday decided to amend four acts regarding local governments to allow political parties to place candidates in all elections to…

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JMB behind attack on Ishwardi priest, says police

JMB behind attack on Ishwardi priest, says police

The superintendent of police in Pabna, Md Alamgir Kabir, on Monday said the members of the banned Islamist militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahedeen Bangladesh were responsible for…

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DLA to march towards Sunderbans on Oct 16

Democratic Left Alliance, a combine of eight left leaning political parties, will hold three-day Dhaka-Sunderbans road march to press the demand of scrapping Rampal thermal power plant…

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WAR CRIMES: 5 Kishoreganj suspects indicted

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Monday indicted five war crimes suspects of Kishoreganj on seven counts of crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War…

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India’s Bihar state holds elections

Hundreds of thousands of people lined up at polling stations in the east Indian state of Bihar on Monday for elections being seen as a referendum…

October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

2 more Japanese held in China on spy allegations

Two more Japanese citizens are being held in China on suspicion of spying, bringing the total number of such cases to four…

October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Man fleeing custody held again in Sylhet

Police arrested a man, who escaped from jail custody at Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital on Saturday night, from Habiganj early Monday…

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RMG workers put barricade on Ashulia-Baipile road

The workers of a readymade garment factory at Jamgara in Ashulia area of Savar at the outskirts of the capital, put up a barricade on Abdullahpur-Baipile road Monday morning following the death of…

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