Archive for December 4th, 2015

DU female student assaulted on moving bus

A female student of Dhaka University was allegedly sexually harassed by a helper of a bus on Friday, police said…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National

PM shocked at loss of lives, property in Chennai

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed profound shock at the loss of lives and damage of property in southern India due to terrible flood…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

German parliament approves military campaign against IS in Syria

Germany’s lower house of parliament on Friday approved government plans to join the military campaign against Islamic State in Syria…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Railway inaugurates passenger service week

Railways ministry on Friday inaugurated the Passenger Service Week 2015 to provide better service at all railway stations across the country…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Facebook’s Zuckerberg: No tax benefit from philanthropic initiative

Facebook’s Zuckerberg: No tax benefit from philanthropic initiative

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he and his wife would receive no tax benefit from setting up their new philanthropic endeavor as a limited liability company and hinted at the types of efforts it would support…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

10 hurt in BCL infighting at Comilla University

At least 10 people were injured in a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League Comilla University unit over establishing supremacy near Kotbari Government Laboratory School here on Friday…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP will win over 80 per cent if municipal polls fair: Goyeshwar

Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Goyeshwar Chandra Roy on Friday claimed that if people can vote freely in the upcoming municipal polls, over 80 per cent results would go in favour of his party…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

16 dead in petrol bomb attack in Cairo nightclub

A petrol bomb hurled at a Cairo restaurant killed 16 people and wounded two on Friday…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

India deletes doctored photo of Modi at flood scene, aides promise action

A doctored photo released by the Indian government showing prime minister Narendra Modi surveying severe flooding from a helicopter has been deleted…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Pakistani among 6 held with fake currency notes in city

Rapid Action Battalion on Friday said they arrested six members of an international human trafficking and fake currency syndicate…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Youth killed over BPL gambling in Munshiganj

A young man was stabbed to death following an altercation over sharing of Bangladesh Premier League gambling money at Doyal Bazar in Munshiganj sadar on Thursday night…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National
California Gunman was in touch with extremists: Officials

California Gunman was in touch with extremists: Officials

California gunman Syed Rizwan Farook had been in contact with known Islamic extremists on social media, a US intelligence official said Thursday…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

2 minor siblings killed in Gopalganj

Two minor siblings were strangled to death by miscreants at Bhojorgati village in Gopalganj sadar on Thursday night…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · National

37kg gold found in Emirates flight

The Dhaka Custom House authorities seized 320 pieces of gold bar weighing 37 kilograms concealed under a passenger seats of Emirates flight that arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Thursday evening…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Three held for posting, sharing links on Facebook

Rapid Action Battalion detained three youths for posting images that ‘demeaned’ prominent people and sharing links of ‘political’ news items, on blocked social media site Facebook, using alternative means…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

AL mayoral candidate dies taking local liquor

A ruling Awami League leader, who as nominated by the party as the mayoral candidate in the election Arani municipal council in Rajshahi, died on Thursday afternoon reportedly after taking locally-made liquor…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Climate-saving talks crawl as deadline looms

Negotiators charged with saving humanity from a climate catastrophe on Thursday unveiled a new draft deal riddled with conflicting proposals after three days of talks in Paris, sparking deep concern among activists…

Waste-to-electricity project for Dhaka remains stalled

The much-talked-about project to generate electricity from waste produced in Dhaka city is virtually stalled as the government is yet to determine how to implement it, a year after a private company left it…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, TOP STORIES

AL names 234 mayoral candidates

The ruling Awami League on Thursday named its mayoral candidates for the elections to 234 municipal council scheduled for December 30 and warned that rebel candidates, if any, would be expelled from the party…

December 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

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