Archive for October 15th, 2015

12 years after girl strayed into Pakistan, woman going home

An Indian woman who accidently crossed the border into Pakistan as a child nearly 12 years ago will return home soon, an Indian official said Thursday, reports Associated Press…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International

DMP says local, int’l quarters involved in Tavella killing

Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Asaduzzaman Mia on Thursday claimed that both local and international quarters were involved in the killing of Italian national Cesare Tavella…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

9 CMCH physicians sued for graft

The Anti Corruption Commission on Thursday filed a case against nine physicians of Chittagong Medical College and Hospital on charge of corruption in recruiting employees to the hospital…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

TIB wants fresh EIA on Rampal power plant project

Transparency International Bangladesh on Thursday urged the government to carry out a fresh environmental impact assessment involving international experts on the much-talked-about Rampal Power Plant…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Medical admission seekers withdraw fast unto death

Medical admission seekers withdraw fast unto death

At least four protesters against admission process to medical and dental colleges fell sick on Thursday…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Fakhrul gets bail in violence case

The High Court on Thursday granted bail to Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in a violence case filed with Paltan police station…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

8th session of Parliament to begin Nov 8

Parliament will go into its eighth session on November 8, after over a month’s of recess…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Kunio murder suspect Hira remanded again

Rangpur court on Thursday placed Humayun Kabir Hira on a five-day fresh demand in connection with the killing of Japanese national Hoshi Kunio at Alutari in Kaunia of the district on October 3…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Elderly man killed in police assault in Bogra

An elderly man died in gabtali of Bogra after policemen assualted him durign a drive on Thursday afternoon.
The victim is identified as Mokhlesur Rahman, 60, of Moria Chhaymile…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Democratic govt very soon: Khandaker Mahbub

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s adviser Khandaker Mahbub Hossain on Thursday said that democratic government will be…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

India team manager fined for comments against umpire

The India team manager has been fined 40 per cent of his match fee for making inappropriate comments about an umpire during the hosts’ ongoing series against South Africa, the International Cricket Council said on Thursday…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Prime accused in Rajon murder case Kamrul Islam.-- APBn Photo

Rajan murder: Kamrul brought back from KSA

The prime accused in the teenage boy Rajan murder case Kamrul Islam has been brought back in the country from Saudi Arabia on Thursday afternoon…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National
3 gunrunners held with AK-47 in Bandarban

3 gunrunners held with AK-47 in Bandarban

Chittagong Rapid Action Battalion on Thursday arrested three alleged gunrunners at Ujanipara and Mastar Shoping Center of Madhyampara in Bandarban…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Everything to be done for your welfare, PM to ex-enclave dwellers

Terming the residents in former enclaves as the sons, citizens and near and dear ones of Bangladesh, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday assured them that her government would do whatever necessary for their overall welfare…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

2 put on 3-day remand over Khijir Khan murder

A Dhaka court on Thursday put two accused for former chairman of Power Development Board, Khijir Khan murder on a three-day remand. Metropolitan Magistrate Rashed Talukder passed the order…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Ruling Awami League lawmaker for Gaibandha 1 Manjurul Islam Liton, who stole the limelight after shooting at a schoolboy, covers his face with his hands after detective police arrested him in the capital on Wednesday night. — New Age photo

MP Manjurul lands in jail, supporters clash with police

A court in Gaibandha on Thursday sent the ruling Awami League lawmaker, Manjurul Islam Liton, to jail in two cases including the murder attempt of a nine-year-old boy in the district…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Ban on access to Sunderbans’ resources threatens livelihood of millions

As the government has imposed a one-year ban on access to resources in the Sunderbans, the livelihood of about 35 lakh forest-dependent people has become uncertain. The ban has been put in place with an aim to protect the wildlife and forest resources of the Sunderbans from intruders and poachers, United News of Bangladesh reports. However, the fishermen, honey and […]

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National
More nations including Bangladesh joining cyberespionage

More nations including Bangladesh joining cyberespionage

Researchers have identified a new group of smaller, poorer nations as users of spy software, suggesting that a recent series of leaks and lawsuits has not deterred governments from…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

2 burnt in gas line explosion dies at DMCH

A housewife and her domestic help lost their battles for life on Thursday four days after they were burnt along with three others of their family in an explosion…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Indian govt to declassify confidential Netaji files

Indian govt to declassify confidential Netaji files

India’s government has said it will begin declassifying crucial files on revolutionary leader Subhash Chandra Bose from January…

October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

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