Archive for December 10th, 2015

RAB detains Facebook page ‘Moja Loss?’ admin

The Rapid Action Battalion said it has detained the admin of Facebook fun page ‘Moja Loss?’ from a house of Baridhara in the capital on Thursday night.

December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Pankaj meets Khaleda

Outgoing Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Pankaj Saran on Thursday met BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and discussed various bilateral issues…

December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP to continue movement to ‘restore human rights’: Fakhrul

Stating that human rights condition in Bangladesh is in jeopardy, BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday said their party will continue its movement in a democratic way to restore people’s all basic rights…

December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

HC commutes JMB man’s death penalty to life in prison

The High Court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh member Mamunur Rashid alias Zahid to life imprisonment in a case filed in connection with the grenade explosion in the Gazipur police super office in 2009…

December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Annisul announce Tejgaon free of illegal parking

Announcing a number of places free of illegal parking, Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq on Thursday sought people’s cooperation in building Dhaka city as a clean, green and safe one free from traffic jam. The DNCC mayor was addressing a function at Tejgaon truck stand to announce Tejgaon industrial area, Tejgaon truck stand and Mohakhali bus stand free […]

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EC seeks security of municipal election candidates

The Election Commission has sent a letter to the Home Ministry asking it to ensure the security of candidates of countrywide municipal elections…

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50 hurt as college roof collapse in Barisal

At least 50 people were injured, 14 seriously, as a corrugated sheet-roofed structure of RC College at Mehendiganj in Barisal collapsed during a football match on Thursday…

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Thai trafficking investigator seeks asylum in Australia

Thailand’s former chief police investigator into human trafficking said on Thursday he is seeking political asylum in Australia, saying he fears for his life if he go home…

December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Stay alert to protect country, PM tells army

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday urged the newly commissioned officers of Bangladesh Army to always stay vigilant to protect the…

December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Salman Khan. — Reuters photo

Salman Khan acquitted of all charges in hit-and-run case

A high court in India on Thursday acquitted the Bollywood actor Salman Khan of all criminal charges that he had been held guilty of by a trial court for killing a sleeping labourer in Bombay during his late night drive 13 years ago…

December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

3 killed, 10 injured in Bogra road accident

At least three people including a child were killed while 10 others injured as a bus overturned at Jhopgari on Bogra-Rangpur highway on the outskirts of Bogra town…

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One Wari fire victim dies at DMCH

One of the fire victims succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, 10 hours after he along with two others was burnt in a mysterious fire at Narinda Dholaikhal crossing under…

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HC declares 7-day remand for Manna illegal

HC declares 7-day remand for Manna illegal

The High Court on Thursday declared illegal a seven-day remand for Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna issued by a trial court…

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Govt unblocks access to Facebook

Govt unblocks access to Facebook

The government has decided to unblocked access to social networking site Facebook, said state minister for post and telecommunications Tarana Halim on Thursday…

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Police bar hill bodies’ march towards home ministry

Police on Thursday obstructed a march of three organisations of Chittagong Hill Tracts towards the home ministry demanding release of their detained leaders and secure their constitutional right of demonstration…

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2 Indians held in Dinajpur

Birampur police early Thursday arrested two Indian citizens for illegal entrance in the country from Islambagh in Dinajpur…

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8 ‘robbers’ lynched in Narayanganj

8 ‘robbers’ lynched in Narayanganj

Eight suspected robbers of an inter-district robber gang were killed and three others injured in mass beating by mob at Purindabazar of Araihazar in Narayanganj early Thursday…

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Malaysia's prime minister Najib Razak.  – Reuters photo

Scandal-hit Malaysian PM insists ‘I am a gentleman’

Malaysia’s embattled prime minister Najib Razak defiantly vowed on Thursday he ‘will not surrender’ to critics who have assailed him…

December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Muhammad Ali takes a jab at Trump

Muhammad Ali takes a jab at Trump

Former boxing champion Muhammad Ali, one of the best-known US Muslims, appeared on Wednesday to join the chorus condemning the proposal by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump to…

December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Two siblings hacked, shot at city

Miscreants hacked two siblings and shot them at a house at Tejgaon in the capital early Thursday…

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