Archive for October 14th, 2015

Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton

DB arrests AL MP Manjurul

Detective Branch of police on Wednesday arrested the ruling Awami League lawmaker of Gaibandha-1 constituency, Manjurul Islam Liton, who hit headlines shooting at a child…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

5 killed in Narsingdi road accident

At least five people were killed while 30 others injured when two buses collided head-on on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Belabo of Narsingdi on Wednesday afternoon…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Teachers selection commission in the offing

The government is set to create Non Government Teachers Selection Commission to maintain standard in recruiting teachers non-government school, college and madrassahs abolishing the…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

WAR CRIMES: ICT allows interrogating JP MP Hannan, 3 others

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Wednesday allowed the investigators to interrogate detained incumbent Jatiya Party lawmaker MA Hannan and three others, including his son…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 held with 6.8 lakh Yaba pills in Chittagong

Members of the Department of Narcotics Control and Bangladesh Coast Guard arrested two people along with 6.80 lakh contraband Yaba tablets from the outer anchorage of Chittagong port on Wednesday…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Lavrov says US declines deeper military talks on Syria

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said the United States declined to send a high-level military delegation to Moscow to discuss deeper coordination in fighting in Syria as…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Students of English medium schools and their guardians form human chain at Sat Masjid Road in the capital’s Dhanmondi area on Thursday demanding withdrawal of current 7.5 per cent value-added tax on tuition fees. – New Age photo

SC vacates HC stay on VAT collection from English medium schools

The Appellate Division on Wednesday vacated a High Court stay on realising value added tax on tuition fees of English medium schools for eight weeks…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

WAR CRIMES: ICT takes charges against 5 Noakhali suspects into cognizance

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Wednesday took war crimes charges against five suspects of Sudharam in Noakhali into cognizance…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Turkey suspends top Ankara security officials after bombing

The Turkish interior ministry said it had removed the Ankara’s police, intelligence and security chiefs from their posts in an effort to help the investigation into Saturday’s bombings that killed 97 people…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Modi calls beef killing ‘unwelcome’ as intolerance concerns grow

Modi calls beef killing ‘unwelcome’ as intolerance concerns grow

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has condemned the murder of a Muslim man over rumours he ate beef, in his first response to an incident that has sparked concern about growing religious intolerance…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Medical admission protesters begin fast unto death

The demonstrating medical admission seekers on Wednesday started fasting unto death at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Court rejects bail for Shahadat’s wife

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday rejected the bail prayer of Nitto Shahadat, wife of the suspended national cricketer Sahadat Hossain, in a case filed for torturing their housemaid…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

6.3 magnitude quake strikes off Kurile Islands

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck 226 km (140 miles) south of Russia’s Kurile Islands on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Tavella’s body handed over to Italian embassy

The body of Italian citizen Cesare Tavella, who was killed by some miscreants on September 28 in the city’s Gulshan area, was handed over to the Italian Embassy in Dhaka on Wednesday morning…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Fisherman dies as boat capsizes in Noakhali

A fisherman died as a boat capsized in the river Meghna in Hatiya of Noakhali early Wednesday…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed— New Age file photo

Condemned Mojaheed, SQ Chy seek SC judgments’ review

Condemned war crimes convict Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ali Ahsan Muhammad Mojaheed filed a review petition on Wednesday with the Supreme Court against its verdict upholding his death penalty for his crimes against humanity during the Liberation War…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Apple facing huge chip patent bill after losing case

Apple facing huge chip patent bill after losing case

Apple faces a bill of $862m after losing a patent lawsuit.
The University of Wisconsin successfully claimed that Apple used its microchip technology without permission in some iPhones and iPads…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, International

Gazette issued endorsing Mymensingh as new division

The Ministry of Public Administration on Wednesday issued a gazette endorsing Mymensingh as a new division, raising the total number of administrative divisions of the country to eight…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Marlon James wins Man Booker

Marlon James wins Man Booker

Jamaican author Marlon James has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel inspired by the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the 1970s…

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
A Russian air force plane prepares for air-strike in Russia.--BBC photo

US, Russia to hold air-safety talks over Syria

The US and Russia are to hold new talks on air safety in Syria after it emerged combat aircraft from both nations came within miles of each other on past Saturday. It will be the third round of talks as the two countries seek to find ways of avoiding an accidental conflict.

October 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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