Archive for December 21st, 2015

Khaleda wants army in municipal polls

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday demanded deployment of army for fair and neutral municipal polls on December 30…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Primary, Ebtedayee results Dec 31

The results of Primary and Ebtedayee Terminal Examinations will be published on December 31…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Arun Jaitley Sues Kejriwal for defamation

Arun Jaitley Sues Kejriwal for defamation

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley went to a Delhi court on Monday to file a defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal and other Aam Aadmi Party leaders for accusing him of corruption in Delhi’s cricket body, which he headed for 13 years till 2013…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

BNP mayoral candidate’s house comes under attack in Savar

At least 15 people were injured as some miscreants attacked the house of a Bangladesh Nationalist Party backed mayoral candidate at Bank Colony area here on Monday…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

KSA lifts ban on Umrah visa for Bangladeshis

The government of Saudi Arabia has withdrawn its ban on issuing visas to Bangladeshi nationals for performing Umrah…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 construction workers die falling from buildings

Two construction workers died after falling from the high-rise construction sites at city’s Wari and Sher-e-Bangla Nagar areas in separate incidents on Monday…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Civil society under pressure of govt, says Akbar Ali Khan

Former adviser to a caretaker government Akbar Ali Khan on Monday said that the government had kept the civil society of Bangladesh under pressure for criticising its different activities…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Rivals attack councilor candidate in Laksmipur

A councilor candidate of word-1 of Ramgati municipality in Laksmipur was injured in attack by his rivals during electioneering at Killarpara…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

AL factional clash kills activist at Sonargaon

An activist of ruling Awami League was killed and 15 others injured on Monday during a clash between two factions of the party at Charkishoreganj of Sonargaon in Narayanganj over dredging sand from Megna river illegally…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

AL leader gunned down at Cox’s Bazar

A local leader of ruling Awami League was gunned down at cluster of Khurushkul in Cox’s Bazar on Monday…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Sakib to play for Karachi in PSL

Bangladesh’s Sakib al Hasan was picked up by Karachi King in the Pakistan Super League draft now being held in Lahore…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

HC asks not to arrest or harass Savar mayor candidate

The High Court on Monday directed the government not to arrest or harass Badiuzzaman Badi, mayor candidate to Savar municipality polls till December 23 in connection with a vandalism case filed against him in January…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Cabinet clears draft policy to protect domestic workers rights

Cabinet clears draft policy to protect domestic workers rights

The cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the ‘Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy, 2015’ recognising their works as ‘Labour’, aiming to ensure their overall welfare…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini. — Reuters file photo

Blatter and Platini banned by FIFA for eight years

Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter and European soccer boss Michel Platini were both banned for eight years on Monday by…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Bus-truck collision kills 5 in Pabna

At least five people including three of a family were killed and 30 others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a bus at Tinkhara Bazar of Sujanagar in Pabna on Monday afternoon…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

One dies in Dilkusha fire

A physician died from suffocation after a fire broke out at a building in the city’s business hub Dilkusha on Monday. The victim is identified as SM Shahnawaz Bin Tabib, 50, a former professor of pediatrics at…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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Arrest warrant against 24 in Rana Plaza case

A Dhaka court on Monday issued arrest warrant against 24 people taking into cognisance the charge sheet in the murder case filed over Rana Plaza collapse that killed over…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 held with 1.8 lakh Yaba tablets in Ctg

Police arrested two young men in possession of 1,80,000 pieces of Yaba tablets from Oxygen Crossing in Chittagong city on Sunday night. The arrestees were identified as…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Robber lynched in Meherpur

A robber was beaten to death by mob in Ashrafur of early Monday. The deceased was identified as Ezarul Islam, son of Islam Ali, of Bhabandapur of…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Firefighters stand next to collapsed buildings after a landslide hit an industrial park in Chinese city of Shenzhen.--Reuters photo

91 missing as landslide devastates Shenzhen industrial park

At least 91 people were missing after a huge mound of mud and construction waste collapsed at a business park in southern China and buried 33 buildings in the country’s latest industrial disaster…

December 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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