Archive for October, 2015

ATTACK ON MINORITIES, KILLING BABY IN MOTHER’S WOMB : 8 AL activists detained

The police on Friday arrested eight ruling Awami League activists on charge of attacking religious minorities at Mathiara village of Feni sadar upazila and killing a baby in mother’s womb on October 28…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

4 jailed, 22 held for fraudulence in the DU, JnU admission test

Mobile courts sentenced three admission aspirants, and another person for assisting them, to two years imprisonment each for fraudulence at the Dhaka University and Jagannath University admission tests on Friday…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

RESTAURANT BOY MURDER : Footage shows Sohel killed Riyad, say police

A restaurateur who allegedly killed his teen employee at Motijheel on Tuesday night possessed an illegal pistol, Wari police officer-in-charge Tapan Saha said…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

HOSHI KUNIO MURDER : Police give rations to family of witness in custody

The police finally have arranged food rations and financial assistance for the family of a witness to the murder of Japanese farmer Hoshi Kunio as he has been in ‘safe custody’ for nearly a month…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

CANALS ALONG PURBACHAL LINK ROAD : Govt decides to implement Tk 5,530cr project thru Army

The government has decided to give the Bangladesh Army the task of implementing the Tk 5,530 crores mega project of excavating and developing 100-foot-wide canals along both sides of Purbachal link road from Kuril to the River Balu…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, TOP STORIES

SHAMSHER’S RESIGNATION : Mixed reaction in BNP

Shamsher Mobin’s resignation of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party caused mixed reaction in the party, as senior leaders were indifferent to the matter and grassroots were critical of his decision…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

Climate pledges keep ‘door open’ to warming under 2C: UN

Carbon-cutting pledges from 146 nations for a universal climate rescue pact leave the ‘door open’ to capping global warming below the danger threshold, the United Nations said Friday, a month ahead of crunch talks in Paris…

UN urged to investigate ‘strong evidence’ of Rohingya genocide in Myanmar

There is ‘strong evidence’ that Myanmar has committed genocide against Rohingya Muslims, according to a Yale law school report that called for a United Nations commission of inquiry to focus world leaders’ attention on abuses in western Rakhine state…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, International, South Asia

Divided over Assad, major powers meet on Syria war

Major powers sought Friday to overcome deep divisions over the Syrian war, with key regime backers Russia and Iran resisting Western and Saudi pressure to force president Bashar al-Assad from power…

7 killed, found dead in capital, other dists

At least seven people were killed or found dead and 14 others were injured in separate incidents in the capital and different districts on Friday…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
ABNORMAL PRICE MOVEMENT OF NEWLY-LISTED COS : Stock investors incurring heavy losses

ABNORMAL PRICE MOVEMENT OF NEWLY-LISTED COS : Stock investors incurring heavy losses

The abnormal price movement of newly-listed companies continued to impact negatively the market as share prices of almost all the newly-listed companies plunged within few days after skyrocketing on their debut, making fresh losses for investors…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

Seized Turkish media outlets turn pro-govt overnight

Two Turkish opposition newspapers seized in a crackdown on an arch-enemy of president Tayyip Erdogan suddenly turned staunchly pro-government on Friday, publishing fawning front pages after new state-appointed management sacked most of their staff…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page

HUSSAINI DALAN EXPLOSION : Police still in dark, more time sought for probe

Even one week after the Hussaini Dalan blasts, the police are yet to make any headway in the probe, with the motive not determined and none arrested…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

BGMEA revives plan for workers’ biometric database

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has revived its initiative to prepare a biometric database of the garment workers…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

Japan assured about security of its nationals in BD

Bangladesh ambassador to Japan Masud Bin Momen has assured Japanese Diet members and business leaders about top security measures taken by Bangladesh government for all foreign nationals, including Japanese living in Bangladesh…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page

Mild earthquake jolts Sylhet

A moderate earthquake jolted Sylhet city and its adjoining areas on early Friday.
According to the Sylhet Met Office, the earthquake of 4.17 magnitude on the Richter scale hit at 4:15:55am of the local time that lasted for a few seconds…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
A file photo shows broilers at a market in Dhaka. The prices of unpacked soya bean oil and broiler increased in the capital’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. — New Age photo

Prices of edible oil, broiler go up

The prices of unpacked soya bean oil and broiler increased in the capital’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

Cabinet committee to meet BFUTA Sunday

The cabinet committee assigned to resolve salary discriminations and other disputes will have its maiden meeting on Sunday to begin discussions over the public university teachers’ demand for a separate pay scale for them and
review of the new pay scale…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Two held in Magura over ASI Ibrahim murder

Police in a drive arrested two teenage boys from Mohammadpur upazila of the district on Thursday night for their suspected involvement in assistant sub-inspector Ibrahim Hossain Mollah killing…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

4 killed, 65 injured in road accidents

At least four people were killed and 65 injured in separate road accidents in Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong and Lakshmipur on Friday…

October 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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