Archive for December 17th, 2015

Govt employees’ salary, pension go online

Govt employees’ salary, pension go online

The government on Thursday launched a salary and pension fixation online system for government employees, aiming to make their salary fixation easies and reduce sufferings in drawing pension…

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BD to have no cohort of defeated forces: PM

BD to have no cohort of defeated forces: PM

Hinting that Khaleda Zia will one day face trial for patronising war criminals including the executed ones, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said there will be no existence of the cohorts of the defeated forces in Bangladesh…

December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Don’t take militancy so lightly: Fakhrul

Don’t take militancy so lightly: Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday urged the government not to take the issue of militancy ‘so lightly’ as it’s a national problem…

December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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7 injured as students clash with traders at New Market

At least seven people were injured including three Dhaka College students on Thursday in a clash between traders at New Market the students…

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DU female student burns self at TSC

A female student of Dhaka University on Thursday burnt herself after having an argument with her boyfriend at Teacher-Student Centre in the campus…

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One held over Chakma girl gangrape in Rangamati

Police on Thursday arrested a Bengali settler in connection to the rape of a Chakma schoolgirl from Natun Bazar area of Kaptai in Rangamati…

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Hill women condemn rape of Chakma girl in Kaptai

Parbatya Chattagram Nari Sangha and Hill Women’s Federation on Thursday condemned the incident of raping a Chakma schoolgirl by a Bengali settler at Kaptai of Rangamati and demanded exemplary punishment to the rapist…

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8 injured in BCL factional clash at IU

8 injured in BCL factional clash at IU

At least 8 people were injured on Thursday in a factional clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling Awami League-backed student organisation, at Islamic University campus in Kushtia over establishing supremacy…

December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Ruling party obstructs electioneering, alleges BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday alleged that the ruling party men with help of administration obstructing the electioneering of the party-nominated mayoral candidates for…

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PEC, JSC results on Dec 31

The results of Primary Education Completion Certificate, Junior School Certificate and their equivalent examinations will be published on December 31…

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Over 5.5 lakh workers got overseas jobs this year: minister

The minister for expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment, Nurul Islam, on Thursday said that more than 5,50,000 workers have been sent abroad with employment this year…

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Natore BNP candidate accuses BCL leader of issuing death threat

A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League, student wing of ruling Awami League, threatened to kill a mayoral candidate of Bangladesh Nationalist Party in Natore on Wednesday afternoon…

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12 killed in road accidents

At least 12 people including a freedom fighter were killed while 29 others in separate road accidents in Bandarban, Tangail, Comilla and Savar on Thursday…

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A proposal for EU members to accept migrants directly from Turkey is under consideration. – AP photo

Migrant crisis dominates as EU holds final summit of 2015

Germany and several other nations are to discuss with Turkey ways of settling thousands of Syrian refugees ahead of the final EU summit of the year…

December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

2 Shibir leaders held with firearms, bombs in Jaipurhat

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested two leaders of Islami Chhatra Shibir district unit along with two revolvers, 21 crude bombs and six hand bombs at Kadamtali..

December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

China summons US envoy to protest US-Taiwan arms deal

China summoned the US charge d’affaires in Beijing to protest against the US administration’s authorisation of $1.83 billion arms sales to Taiwan…

December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Indian dies after being sucked into aircraft engine

Airport and airline authorities in India have begun investigating the death of a technician who was sucked into an aircraft engine at an…

December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

US, Cuba say making headway on restoring commercial flights

US and Cuban officials said on Wednesday they had made important headway in a months-long effort to restore scheduled flight service between…

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Businessman shot at city

A businessman was shot at the city’s New Market area on Wednesday night…

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the announcement that the US Federal Reserve had hiked interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade in New York, December 16, 2015. – Reuters photo

US Fed raises interest rates, citing ongoing recovery

The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade on Wednesday, signaling faith that the US economy had largely overcome the wounds of the 2007-2009 financial crisis…

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