Archive for December 1st, 2015

17 charged with Magura baby shooting in womb

Police on Tuesday submitted a charge sheet against 17 people in a case in connection with a factional clash between Jubo League activists in Magura on July 23 that killed a person and left an expecting mother and her baby inside the womb injured by bullets…

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2 more testify over blogger Rajib murder

Two more people testified before a court here on Tuesday in the blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider murder case…

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BNP starts nomination letter distribution among mayoral aspirants

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday evening started the distribution of its nomination letters among the party and its alliance’s selected mayoral aspirants to contest the December-30 municipal polls as the local body election is going to be held on party line for the first time…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Fakhrul released from jail on bail

Nearly one month into his arrest, Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was freed from jail on bail on Tuesday…

December 1, 2015 · 1 comment · National, Politics

7-murder chargesheet has serious error: HC

The High Court on Tuesday said there is a serious error in the chargesheet submitted by detectives in the sensational seven-murder cases of Narayanganj…

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JU suspends deputy registrar for ‘torching bus’

The authorities of Jahangirnagar University on Tuesday suspended one of its deputy registrars on charge of torching a bus in 2013…

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Shia mosque attack: bullet wounded imam shifted to DMCH

Maolana Shahinur Islam, the bullet wounded imam of Shia mosque in Bogra that came under attack recently was shifted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday afternoon for surgery…

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Bhutan to export hydropower to Bangladesh: Ministry

Bhutan has agreed to work with Bangladesh to explore its potential of hydropower generation and export it to Bangladesh, said a senior official of the Commence Ministry on Tuesday…

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Gunmen kill 2 Pakistani military policemen in Karachi

Police say gunmen riding on a motorcycle have opened fire on a vehicle carrying military police in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi, killing two officers before fleeing…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Depts at IU take extra fees from admission seekers

The departments at Islamic University, Kushtia are allegedly taking extra fees admission seekers during their admission to first year honours courses violating decision of the university authorities…

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7 Rangpur Shibir men jailed for 20 years

A Rangpur court on Tuesday sentenced seven activists of Islami Chhrtra Shibir, Jamaat-e-Islami backed student organization, to 20 years rigorous imprisonment on charge of possessing explosives…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Online activists in Dinajpur demand unblocking social media

Online activists in Dinajpur demand unblocking social media

Online activists, freelancers and e-commerce stakeholders in Dinajpur on Tuesday formed a human-chain in front of the local press club demanding immediate unblock of social media site Facebook and communicant apps WhatsApp and Viber…

December 1, 2015 · 1 comment · National

Pakistan cannot hide 1971 genocide: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday said Pakistan in no way can hide the fact of ‘genocide’ and ‘atrocities’ committed by its army during Bangladesh’s war of independence in 1971…

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PATUAKHALI WAR CRIMES: ICT seeks probe report of 5 suspects on Jan 21

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday asked the prosecution to submit the investigation report of war crimes case against five detained Patuakhali suspects…

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ECNEC okays Tk 799.98cr rural safe water supply project

The executive committee of the National Economic Council on Tuesday approved the ‘Water Supply in Rural Areas’ project involving Tk 799.98 crore aiming to ensure safe drinking water supply to rural people, including the poor and extreme poor…

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Taj Mahal. — Reuters photo

India govt says no evidence of Taj Mahal being Hindu temple

India’s government has refuted claims by a group of lawyers that the Taj Mahal monument was a Hindu temple. Culture minister Mahesh Sharma said the government…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

President off to Singapore for medical checkup

he president, Abdul Hamid, left Dhaka for Singapore on Tuesday morning on a five-day visit for his medical checkup there. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the…

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Couple found dead in bedroom in Barisal

Throat-slit body of a woman and strangled body of her husband were found in their bedroom at Kawnia first lane in Barisal city…

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KSJL wants dialogue to resolve political crisis

Krishak Sramik Janata League wants holding dialogue to resolve the current political crisis of the country which was created after the ‘controversial’ general elections…

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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoan has vowed to step down if Russia's claim about Turkey's trade with IS is proven. — AP photo

Turkey challenges Russia over IS oil trade claim

Turkey has challenged Russia to prove its claim that Ankara shot down a Russian plane in order to protect its oil trade with Islamic State. ‘If you allege something you should…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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