Archive for December 20th, 2015

ACC sues Biman deputy general manager

The Anti Corruption Commission on Sunday filed a case against deputy general manager of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Emdad Hossain for allegedly accumulating illegal wealth…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National

EC working for govt, alleges BNP

Hitting out at the Election Commission for its inaction against ruling party men for various election irregularities, Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday alleged that the Commission is working as per the government’s desire and will…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

India releases juvenile convict of 2012 gang rape

The youngest of six people convicted of the 2012 gang rape of a woman, in a case that shocked India, was freed on Sunday, a lawyer said, after a court refused to extend his three-year sentence…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

RU student allegedly harassed by teacher

A first year female student of linguistic department of Rajshahi University alleged that she had been sexually harassed by a teacher of the university, promising her that he would manage a seat in residential hall for her…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BNP leader gunned down in Pabna

A local leader of Bangladesh Nationalist Party of Atgharia in Pabna was shot dead and two others injured as some miscreants attacked them on Sunday afternoon over land dispute at Poida Hydarpur of Gayeshpur in Pabna…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

DSCC removes 50 illegal establishments in city

Dhaka South City Corporation on Sunday removed around 50 illegal establishments from Gulistan area in the city…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Teachers on MPO-list to get salaries under new pay scale: Nahid

The minister for education, Nurul Islam Nahid, on Sunday said teachers of MPO-listed educational institutions will get salaries and other allowances under the new pay scale announced for the public servants…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

22 missing in landslide at Shenzhen

A landslide hit the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen in Guangdong province on Sunday, burying 22 buildings and leaving 22 people missing, with hundreds of rescuers searching for survivors, state media reported…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

BNP threatens movement if municipal polls rigged

Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Hafizuddin Ahmed on Sunday warned that their party will take to the streets against the Election Commission if the December-30 municipal election is marred with any vote fraud and manipulation…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

EC seeks PM’s help in carry out duties

The Election Commission on Sunday requested the prime minister to take steps so that the government officials at responsible during the municipal polls and help the commission…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Govt to provide health cards to poor

The government on Sunday signed a deal with an insurance company to provide health cards to poor people under a pilot project…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Bangladesh clinch AFC U-14 Girls’ Championship title beating Nepal

Bangladesh clinched the Asian Football Confederation U-14 Girls’ Regional (South and Central) Championship title beating host Nepal by a solitary goal…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Air France flight makes emergency landing in Kenya after bomb scare

An Air France flight from Mauritius diverted and made an emergency landing at Kenya’s port city of Mombasa after a suspicious device was found in a toilet…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
In this photo released Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian soldiers stand in front of a damaged building where Samir Kantar was believed to be killed along with several others Saturday night in the Damascus suburb of Jaramana, Syria. Kantar a Lebanese who was convicted of executing one of the most notorious attacks in Israeli history and spent nearly three decades in an Israeli prison, has been killed in an Israeli airstrike that targeted a residential building near the Syrian capital, the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah group said Sunday. (AP photo)

Israel kills Hezbollah leader Samir Qantar

Lebanese militant leader Samir Qantar was killed in an Israeli strike that hit a building in the Damascus district of Jaramana in the early hours on Sunday…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina. – New Age file photo

Stay alert against any suicidal incident, PM to BGB

The prime minster, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday asked Border Guard Bangladesh personnel to remain alert so that incident like the 2009 BDR mutiny does not recur in the future…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Khaleda asks professionals to campaign for BNP candidates

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday night asked the professionals to work from their respective positions for her party mayoral candidates in the upcoming municipal polls…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Dozens rescued floating at sea after abandoning Indonesian ferry

Dozens of people with life jackets were found floating in Indonesia’s Gulf of Bone on Sunday, some clinging to a fish trap, after abandoning their ferry in rough seas…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Shahjalal Airport office room catches fire

A fire broke out inside the office of the officer-in-charge (immigration) at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the city on Sunday morning…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Driver killed as train crushes human hauler in city

The driver of a human hauler, locally known as Leguna, succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital early Sunday as a train crushed his vehicle at Mohakhali level crossing…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Spain’s Mireia Lalaguna Royo wins Miss World title

Spain’s Mireia Lalaguna Royo wins Miss World title

Spain’s Mireia Lalaguna Royo was named the winner of the Miss World 2015 competition in the southern Chinese island resort of Sanya, an event dogged by controversy over China’s refusal to allow Canada’s entrant to attend…

December 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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