Archive for December 11th, 2015

Md Saifujjaman Sohag.- New Age photo

RUET BCL man picked up allegedly by ‘RAB’

A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology unit was allegedly picked up by some men identifying themselves as members of Rapid Action Battalion, his family alleged…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Marriageable age for girls to remain 18: Meher Afroze

State minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroze Chumki on Friday said that the government is not going to lower the minimum age of marriage for girls from 18…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Govt to meet energy demand in any way: Nasrul

State minister for power and energy Nasrul Hamid on Friday said the government will utilise every available option to meet the country’s growing energy demand…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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One held over Dinajpur temple attack

Police arrested a young man from Singra forest area of Birganj upazila on Friday morning in connection with bomb and gun attack on a temple in Kaharole upazila of the district on Thursday night…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Remanded accused flees from Pallabi police station

An accused criminal fled from Pallabi police station in the city while being interrogated by police…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BD national tortured to death by BSF at Jahurpur border

A Bangladeshi national was tortured to death by members of Indian Border Security Force in Jahurpur border area in Chapainawabganj early Friday…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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Tigers drawn with Netherlands, Ireland in WT20

Bangladesh have been drawn with Netherlands, Ireland and Oman in qualifying Group A of ICC World Twenty as the International Cricket Council announced the schedule of the tournament on Friday…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

EC playing subservient role: Rizvi

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday alleged that the Election Commission is playing a subservient role as it did in the past to help the government gain its ‘agenda’…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Chinese tycoon reported missing

One of China’s richest men, Guo Guangchang, is reported to be missing…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

22 killed in truck bomb attacks in Syria

At least 22 people were killed by three truck bombs in a Kurdish-controlled town in northeastern Syria…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Chapainawabganj businessman Abdul Kaiyum dies

Renowned businessman of Chapainawabganj, Abdul Kaiyum, died of cardiac failure at Rajshahi Medical College on Thursday night…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP to form cell, divisional committees to oversee polls

Bangladesh Nation Party has decided to form a central monitoring cell and seven divisional committees to supervise the December-30 municipal polls and assist the party’s candidates to carry out electioneering…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

‘Robber’ lynched in Dinajpur

A suspected robber was lynched and four others were injured by a mob at Beldangi in Dinajpur sadar early Friday…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Bangladesh wins award for school banking

Bangladesh has won the Child and Youth Finance International Country Award, 2015 from Asia and the Pacific region, leaving India and Fiji behind for massive financial inclusion activities…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Canada PM welcomes Syrian refugees

Canada PM welcomes Syrian refugees

The first military plane carrying Syrian refugees to be resettled in Canada arrived in the country…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

3 int’l human traffickers held in city

Criminal Investigation Department in separate drives on Thursday night arrested three suspected members of a human trafficking gang in city’s Uttara, Banani and Old Dhaka areas…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Betel trader hacked dead in Chuadanga

A betel trader was hacked to death by miscreants at Akundabaria village in Chuadanga sadar on Thursday night…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · National

North, South Korean officials meet in fresh bid to improve ties

Senior officials from North and South Korea met for talks on Friday to discuss improving ties and resuming cooperation projects, like cross-border tours, stalled amid tensions that have remained high for nearly six years…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Islamic State oil is going to Assad, some to Turkey, US official says

Islamic State militants have made more than $500 million trading oil with significant volumes sold to the government of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and some finding its way to Turkey…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

US, others doubt North Korea leader’s H-bomb claim

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday appeared to say his country has developed a hydrogen bomb, a step up from the less powerful atomic bomb, but the United States and outside experts were skeptical…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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