Archive for December 7th, 2015

HC order: remove illegal structures beside highways

The High Court on Monday asked the government to immediately remove illegal structures from beside highways all over the country, in a bid to prevent road accidents…

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Healthcare getting costlier, say experts

Given the high cost of treating ailments like cancer and kidney-related diseases, more and more people in the country are seeing their incomes diminished by the high cost of healthcare services, experts said on Monday…

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DUET shut sine die after BCL infighting

The authorities of Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology in Gazipur on Monday closed the university for indefinite period after a factional clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of ruling Awami League…

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Plying of heavy vessels thru’ Sundarbans after 1:00pm banned

The Forest Department has banned the plying of heavy vessels through the Sundarbans after 1:00pm to avert accidents in the world’s largest mangrove forest…

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Russian military satellite lost after launch

One of two Russian defence satellites launched on Dec. 5 did not separate from the Soyuz carrier rocket’s upper stage and is considered lost, Russian news agencies reported…

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Passenger jet lands in Budapest due to bomb threat

A passenger jet heading from Berlin to Hurghada in Egypt landed in Budapest on Monday due to a bomb threat, police said…

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Rizvi released from jail

Rizvi released from jail

Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi was released on bail from Kashimpur jail in Gazipur on Monday afternoon…

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Niko graft case: Khaleda files appeal against HC order

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday filed an appeal with the Supreme Court against the High Court order rejecting the petition filed by her challenging the legality of the Niko graft case…

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HC to hear Oishee’s appeal against death penalty

The High Court on Monday accepted for hearing the petition filed by condemned convict Oishee Rahman 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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Court seeks further probe into Chittagong cocaine seizure

Rejecting the chargesheet submitted by Detective Branch police, Chittagong Metropolitan Magistrates court on Monday asked the Rapid Action Battalion to carry out further investigation into the seizure of liquid cocaine at Chittagong Seaport…

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Constable held while robbing off Tk 9 lakh in Sylhet

A police constable was held by the locals during a robbery at Barutkhana of Jindabazar in Sylhet on Monday…

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Gazipur, Rangpur to get metropolitan police

Gazipur, Rangpur to get metropolitan police

The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the drafts of Gazipur Metropolitan Police Act, 2015 and Rangpur Metropolitan Police Act, 2015, aiming to provide more legal and police services to the people of the two newly-constituted metropolitan cities…

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Japanese woman murder: key accused on 4-day remand

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates Court on Monday granted a 4-day remand to the prime accused in the murder of a 60-year old Japanese woman, who was buried secretly in a graveyard at Uttara in the city…

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Iran arrests 53 people for running pro-IS websites

Iran’s cyber police chief said on Monday officers had arrested 53 people for running websites supporting the Islamic State militant group, Tasnim news agency reported…

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Strong 7.2 quake strikes in Tajikistan, felt in New Delhi

An earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitude struck Tajikistan on Monday, shaking buildings as far away as the Indian capital of New Delhi and in Pakistan…

December 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Pressing charge in Sagar-Runi murder case deferred for the 44th time

Pressing charge in Sagar-Runi murder case deferred for the 44th time

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Monday set January 18 next year afresh for submitting the charge sheet in the killing of journalist couple Sagar Sarwar and Meherun Runi…

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Nizami’s lawyers to sum up arguments Tuesday

Defence counsels in the appeal filed by convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami challenging the death penalty awarded to him for his wartime offences would sum up their arguments on…

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Police fail to arrest United Hospital sexual attacker

Police fail to arrest United Hospital sexual attacker

Police on Monday informed the High Court that they failed to arrest a staff of United Hospital, who molested a patient at the hospital’s intensive care unit…

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20 injured in fire panic at a garment factory in Savar

At least 20 garment workers were injured in a fire panic at an apparel factory in Ulail in Savar beside Dhaka-Aricha highway on Monday morning…

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Supporters of the opposition Democratic Unity coalition wave a Venezuelan national flag from a car while they celebrate their victory on a street in Caracas December 7, 2015. – Reuters photo

Venezuelan opposition wins in landslide

Venezuela’s opposition won control of the national assembly by a landslide, delivering a major setback to the ruling party and altering the balance of power after almost 17 years of socialist rule…

December 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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