Archive for December 9th, 2015

Invest in more economic zones, PM to entrepreneurs

Invest in more economic zones, PM to entrepreneurs

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday called upon entrepreneurs, including private banks, to invest more in the country’s economic zones…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Afghan National Army soldiers stand guard in front of a shop burned during the Taliban attack on Kandahar Airport in Kandahar, December 9, 2015.  – Reuters photo

Afghan Taliban attack on Kandahar ‘leaves 46 dead’

At least 46 security personnel, Taliban fighters and civilians have been killed in clashes in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

11 killed in suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Baghdad

Iraqi security officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a Shiite mosque in Baghdad, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
SC commutes Joseph’s death sentence to life term

SC commutes Joseph’s death sentence to life term

The Appellate Division on Wednesday commuted death sentence of Tofail Ahmed Joseph, one of 23 criminals listed by police, to life-term imprisonment for killing a businessman at Lalmatia in the capital on May 8, 1996…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Syrian rebels leaving Homs as per deal

Dozens of insurgents began evacuating their last stronghold in Syria’s central city of Homs Wednesday as part of a local deal with government forces…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
A file photo of home minister Asaduzzaman Khan talking to media at Khagrachari Police Lines. – New Age photo

No extrajudicial killing in the country: Home minister

The minister for home affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Wednesday claimed that no extrajudicial killing took place in the country…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Shamser, 11 other BNP leaders indicted for violence

A Dhaka court on Wednesday framed charges against former vice-chairman of Bangladesh Nationalist Party Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury and its 11 other leaders in a case filed for obstructing police from…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

PM violating election code of conduct: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday alleged that the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, violated the code of conduct in upcoming…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Prime minister, Sheikh Hasina poses with Rokeya Padak-2015 Award winners at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Wednesday. — BSS photo

Women must create their own fate: PM

Emphasising that women must create their own fate and personal destiny, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday said women can do every outside work maintaining decency as…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Bullet-hit bodies recovered in Cox’s Bazar

Police recovered bullet-hit bodies of two top terrorists, both siblings, from Himchari hillside on the Eidgaon-Eidgarh road in Cox’s Bazar on…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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BASIC Bank fires 3 DMDs, 1 GM

The board of directors of BASIC Bank Limited has suspended three of its deputy managing directors and a general manager for their involvement in financial irregularities…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Begum Rokeya Day being observed today

The nation is observing Begum Rokeya Day on Wednesday on the occasion of the 135th birth and 83rd death anniversaries of the pioneer for women’s rights in the subcontinent…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

RU professor killed in accident

A professor of Rajshahi University was killed on Wednesday in an accident at Natore of Dhaka-Rajshahi highway…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Narayanganj 7 murder: HC defers order on re-investigation plea

The High Court on Wednesday deferred till December 14 its order on the petition seeking further investigation into the abductions and killings of seven people in Narayanganj in April, 2014…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Elephant tramples man in Ramu

A man was killed early Wednesday in wild elephant stampede in the deep forest area of Zarnakhop point of Garjania forest in Ramu…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National
IS armed with US weapons: AI

IS armed with US weapons: AI

A new report from a prominent human rights group has found that ISIS has built a substantial arsenal, including US-made weapons…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
2 die under truck after robbers dump them tied up on highway

2 die under truck after robbers dump them tied up on highway

Locals blocked Dhaka-Aricha Highway protesting at the death off two vegetable traders who were crushed under the wheels of a speeding truck after robbers left them with the hands and legs tied on the Bhakurta-Savar road in Savar early Wednesday…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP-backed councillor candidate hacked in Habiganj

A Bangladesh Nationalist Party backed councillor aspirant of ward-2 of Nabiganj municipality in Habigbaj was hacked by some miscreants at Natun Bazar in Nabiganj on Tuesday night…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Russia hit IS with submarine-launched missile for first time

Russia hit IS with submarine-launched missile for first time

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday that Russia had for the first time struck Islamic State targets in Syria with missiles fired from a submarine in the Mediterranean…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Venezuela election: Opposition ‘supermajority’ confirmed

Venezuela election: Opposition ‘supermajority’ confirmed

Venezuelan electoral authorities have confirmed that the opposition has won a key two-thirds majority in parliament…

December 9, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

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