Archive for December 6th, 2015

EC postpones Singair election

The Election Commission on Sunday postponed the election of Singair municipality in Manikganj following a High Court order…

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2 DU students held over sexual harassment

Police on Sunday afternoon detained two students of Dhaka University following a complaint filed by a female student of the university for ‘harassing her sexually’…

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Govt assessing relationship with Pakistan, says foreign minister

The minister for foreign affairs, Abul Hasan Mahmood Ali, on Sunday said that the government was now assessing the relationship between Bangladesh and Pakistan after the reaction of Islamabad over the execution of two war criminals last month…

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Where’s democracy? wonders Ershad

Stating that he had quit power to protect democracy 25 years back, Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Sunday wondered where that democracy is now in the country…

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3 ‘JMB men’ put on 5-day remand

3 ‘JMB men’ put on 5-day remand

Detectives arrested three suspected members of banned Islamist militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh from the city’s Uttara area…

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PSC answer sheets burnt in mysterious fire in Sylhet

A total of 459 answer sheets of the recently concluded Primary School Certificate examinations were burnt in a mysterious fire in Sylhet upazila complex on Saturday morning…

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Oishee appeals against death penalty

Condemned convict Oishee Rahman on Sunday filed an appeal with the High Court against the tribunal verdict that sentenced her to death for killing her parents–police officer Mahfuzur Rahman and his wife Swapna Rahman in 2013…

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Islamic Univ suspends 4 students

The authorities of Islamic University in Kushtia on Sunday suspended four students for their involvement in admission test forgery, question paper leakage and…

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BAU admission tests result published

BAU admission tests result published

The admission test results of the first year honours courses under academic session 2015-16 at Bangladesh Agricultural University in Mymensingh were…

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Traders call indefinite strike in Jhenaidah

Traders call indefinite strike in Jhenaidah

Above 700 businessmen under the banner of Hatgopalpur Bazar Banik Samiti on Sunday called strike for an indefinite period protesting an attack by miscreants on Saturday night…

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BNP contests local poll amid adversities for democracy: Fakhrul

BNP contests local poll amid adversities for democracy: Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party is contesting the upcoming municipality polls amid ‘adversities’ for restoration of democracy in the country, said the party’s acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday…

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BGB chief laments failing to lower border killing

BGB chief laments failing to lower border killing

The director general of Border Guard Bangladesh, Major General Aziz Ahmed, on Sunday lamented at the failure in lower killing of Bangladeshis along the frontiers to zero level in past three years…

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Rannin Soe

India had handed over Arakan Army leader to Bangladesh: BGB DG

India had handed over Myanmar separatist group Arakan Army leader Rannin Soe reflecting a warm relation between the two neighbouring countries, said Border Guard Bangladesh director general Major General Aziz Ahmed…

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Yemen’s Aden governor killed in suicide bombing, IS claims responsibility

The governor of Yemen’s Aden province Jaafar Mohammed Saad was killed on Sunday when a suicide bomber rammed his car into the governor’s convoy in the western part of…

December 6, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
NHRC says tracing 19 disappeared people state’s responsibility

NHRC says tracing 19 disappeared people state’s responsibility

National Human Rights Commission chairman Mizanur Rahman on Sunday said that it was the responsibility of the state to trace the disappeared 19 people and return them back…

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Three ministers on Sunday had a meeting with representatives of Facebook Inc at Bangladesh Secretariat.--New Age photo

Decision on unblocking access to Facebook, other comm apps soon

Three ministers and other senior officials are holding a meeting with the representatives of Facebook Inc on Sunday…

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PM inducts YAK-130 jet trainer, AW139 helicopter to BAF

PM inducts YAK-130 jet trainer, AW139 helicopter to BAF

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, today inducted advanced jet trainer and modern search and rescue helicopter in the Bangladesh Air Force. She inaugurated the operation of YAK-130 combat trainer aircraft and…

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Bullet-hit body of convicted criminal recovered in Faridpur

Police recovered bullet-hit body of a convicted criminal from Piyarpur area near Bypass Road of the district town early Sunday…

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FBI searches California shooter Farook’s former neighbour’s home

Federal agents in Riverside conducted a search early on Saturday at what neighbors say was the house of a childhood friend of Syed Rizwan Farook, who with his wife killed 14 people in a mass shooting in California on Wednesday…

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Pope Francis

Vatican appoints external auditor

The Vatican has ordered the first ever external audit of its accounts as part of Pope Francis’ efforts to reform the Roman Catholic Church. The auditor, accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers, will start work immediately…

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