Archive for December 18th, 2015

219 mayoral candidates have criminal charges: Sujan

Some 219 mayoral candidates, out of 904, are now facing criminal charges, according to an analysis by Sushasoner Jonno Nagorik (Sujan)…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

2 lakh people from Myanmar living in Bangladesh: UNHCR

The number of people living in Bangladesh in a ‘refugee-like situation’ now stands at 200,000 who are originating from Myanmar, according to a new UNHCR report released on Friday…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BSF hands over 19 BD nationals at Benapole

Indian Border Security Force handed over 19 Bangladeshi nationals, including three children and four women, to Border Guard Bangladesh through Benapole Check post early Friday…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Case filed over BCL men-traders clash in city

A trader filed a case on Friday accusing about 200 unknown people in connection with Thursday’s clash between students and traders at New Market area in the city…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

JMB man ‘confesses’ to Italian pastor attack in Dinajpur

A suspected member of banned Islamist militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, arrested in connection with Dinajpur temple attack, reportedly confessed to his involvement…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Delhi gang rape: HC releases juvenile rapist

The juvenile convicted in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder of the victim will walk free on Sunday, after the Delhi high court on Friday refused to rule on extending his three-year stay in reform home…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

7 idols vandalised in Faridpur temple

Unidentified miscreants damaged seven idols of Hindu gods and goddesses in a temple at Talma Bazar in Nagarkanda of Faridpur early Friday…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

3 Jamaat-Shibir men hurt in Jaipurhat ‘gunfight’

Three leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir were injured in a reported gunfight with police at Awlai in Panchbibi of Jaipurhat early Friday…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Youth killed in Habiganj over land dispute

A youth was killed in a clash over a disputed land at Pataria village in Baniachaung of Habiganj on Friday…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 killed in Kushtia road accident

Two people including a woman were killed in a road accident at Nalkula under Kushtia Islamic University police station on Friday morning…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Fruit trader stabbed in city

Muggers stabbed a fruit trader and looted Tk 1.20 lakh from his possession at Doyaganj crossing under Gendaria police station in the capital on Friday morning…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

One killed in city road accident

A man was killed while two others injured in a motorcycle accident in the capital’s Jatrabari area on Thursday night…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Teenage boy hacked dead in Kishoreganj

Miscreants hacked a teenage boy to death at Hazratnagar in Kishoreganj town on Thursday night…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · National

36 die in Chinese mine accidents

As many as 36 coal miners have died in a pair of accidents in northeast China, the latest misfortunes to hit a beleaguered industry suffering from a drop in demand and looming layoffs…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
China warns of widespread smog, Beijing issues second ‘red alert’

China warns of widespread smog, Beijing issues second ‘red alert’

China warned residents across a large part of northern China on Friday to prepare for a wave of choking smog arriving over the weekend, the worst of which is expected to over capital Beijing, prompting the city to issue its second ever ‘red alert’…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
California shooters’ ex-neighbor charged with supporting terrorists

California shooters’ ex-neighbor charged with supporting terrorists

A former neighbor accused of supplying assault rifles to the couple who massacred 14 people in San Bernardino, California, appeared in court on Thursday…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

MUNICIPAL POLLS CODE VIOLATION : Complaints go mostly unheeded

Most of the complaints raised by the candidates about violation of electoral code of conduct and other offences in electioneering for the December 30 municipal polls go unheeded with the Election Commission taking no effective measures to curb such violations…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

GAZETTE NOTIFICATION OF NEW PAY SCALE : Protesting employees miffed at being ‘ignored’

Low ranking government employees on Thursday protested at the new pay structure for ‘ignoring’ their demands for reinstating timescale and selection grade and for reducing the total number of grades to 16 from 20…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

New pay scale to shoot up revenue expenditure in coming weeks

The ministry of finance has estimated non-development expenditure at nearly Tk 10,000 crore for the coming weeks, indicating that the revenue budget of the fiscal year may face significant shortfall, a top finance official said…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

PROMOTIONS IN ADMIN : Govt begins process for review

The government has initiated a move to review cases of those civil servants who were earlier denied promotion.
The Superior Selection Board led by cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam started examining records of the officers, mostly belonging to the administration cadre, for giving them promotion…

December 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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