Archive for October 25th, 2015

Lavrov and Kerry discuss Syria, chance of political solution

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the Syria crisis during a phone conversation on Sunday requested by the United States, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

JS body for formation of stronger security force

The parliamentary standing committee on the Ministry of Home Affairs at its 10th meeting on Sunday recommended formation of a stronger security force to be equipped with modern technology and a counter cell in police force…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP urges govt to revive healthy politics

Voicing deep concern over what it said a serious slide in law and order, Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday urged the government to revive healthy politics by giving up using law enforcers against opposition parties…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Land Secretary Shafiul Alam made Cabinet Secretary

The government has appointed Land Secretary Shafiul Alam as the Cabinet Secretary…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Banks provide Tk 2.5cr for dev of ex-enclave people

Different banks have provided Tk 2.5 crore from their corporate social responsibility funds for the livelihood improvement of the former-enclave peoples in northern district of Panchagar…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

4 sued for war crimes in Habiganj

A case was filed against four Habiganj people for their alleged involvement in war crimes in 1971 liberation war…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Inclusive, credible polls must for effective parliament: TIB

Transparency International Bangladesh on Sunday emphasised holding an inclusive and credible election to make parliament effective as the last parliamentary election was a ‘controversial one’…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Judge fined for travelling by train without ticket

A Chief Judicial Magistrate in Jessore Rafiqul Islam had to pay Tk 145 as exchange fair to a ticket checker for travelling without ticket in an…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Juba League man hacked to death in Noakhali

An activist of Awami Juba League, youth wing of ruling Awami League was stabbed to death on Sunday at Chhayani-Tagba of Chatkhil…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Woman held with 5 Indian children in Noakhali

Woman held with 5 Indian children in Noakhali

Noakhali police on Saturday night arrested a woman with five Indian children from Basurhat of Companiganj. The arrestee is identified as Rehana Begum, 50, wife of…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

PM for Ganges Barrage on Padma under Indo-Bangla joint venture

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday stressed developing Ganges Barrage on the Padma River in Bangladesh under a joint venture project

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

EU seeks thorough investigation into Hussaini Dalan blasts

European Union ambassador to Bangladesh Pierre Mayaudon on Sunday condemned the bomb attack on a Shia community gathering marking Ashura in the old part of Dhaka city and called for a thorough investigation into it…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

70,000 piece Yaba seized in Teknaf

Border Guard Bangladesh men in early Sunday seized 70,000 pieces of Yaba tablet from the river Naf near Baraitali of Teknaf. Commanding Officer of 42 BGB Battalion, lieutenant colonel Abujar Al Jahid said…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Police file case over Hussaini Dalan blasts

Police on Sunday filed a case under the Anti Terrorism Act accusing unidentified people over the explosions at Hussaini Dalan Imambara in Old Dhaka early Saturday that…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Miscreants set fire to a temple of Hindu goddess Kali at Thanthania of Bogra town on Sunday morning. — New Age photo

200-year-old Kali temple burnt in Bogra

Miscreants set fire to a temple of Hindu goddess Kali at Thanthania of Bogra town on Sunday morning. The fire burnt almost everything of the 200-year old temple and an image of…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National
A file photo shows Tony Blair on a military aircraft. — BBC photo

Blair concedes link between rise of IS and Iraq War

Former British prime minister Tony Blair has apologised for mistakes during the Iraq War and said there were ‘elements of truth’ to claims it caused…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Israeli Arab uses paraglider to infiltrate Syria

The Israeli military says an Arab citizen has flown into Syria using a paraglider. The military said Sunday it is still examining the incident. Initially there was concern an Israeli citizen had been accidentally swept into…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Court rejects bail prayer for MP Manjurul in boy shooting case

A Gaibandha court on Sunday denied bail to Manjurul Islam Liton, Awami League MP from Gaibandha-1 constituency, in a case filed for shooting…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Kolkata actor Pijush dies

Kolkata actor Pijush dies

Indian film, television, and stage actor Pijush Ganguly, who met with an accident last week, passed away at a Kolkata hospital early morning on October 25…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

State seeks stay on accepting Kader’s nomination paper

A petition has been filed with the Supreme Court seeking stay on a High Court order that asked the Election Commission to accept the nomination paper of Krishak Sramik Janata League president Abdul Kader Siddique allowing…

October 25, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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