Archive for December 27th, 2015

Election environment deteriorated sharply, alleges BNP

Claiming that the election environment has deteriorated sharply over the last one week, a Bangladesh Nationalist Party delegation on Sunday called upon the election commission to play a more responsible role in holding the municipal polls fairly on December 30…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Road accident kills Kalkini councillor candidate

An Awami League-backed councillor candidate of upcoming municipality polls was killed in a road accident on Sunday evening at Kalkini of Madaripur…

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Special anti-militant drive after polls: Minister

Amid the growing concern over the recent militant activities, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said a special drive will be launched across the country after the municipality polls based on information being provided by intelligence agencies…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Iran accuses Saudi of promoting poverty, terrorism

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani accused archrival Saudi Arabia Sunday of promoting poverty and terrorism by continuing to bomb Yemeni rebels and supporting armed rebels fighting to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad in Syria…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

BGB to guard municipalities from Dec 28 to 31

Border Guard Bangladesh will remain deployed from Monday in all the municipalities that are set to go to polls on December 30…

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BCL withdraw VC’s confinement at RU

Ruling Awami League backed- Bangladesh Chhatra League on Sunday evening called off their siege to of Rajshahi University vice-chancellor’s office after the authorities decided to keep open halls of residence during the winter vacation…

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia addresses the inaugural session of biennial council of a faction of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists in Dhaka on Sunday. — Indrajit Ghosh

AL surveyed its debacle in municipal election: Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday found the recent survey on upcoming municipal polls by ruling Awami League that indicated the party’s massive victory…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

500,000 migrants returned home in 10 years: RMMRU

About 500,000 Bangladeshi migrant workers have returned home during past 10 years doing jobs overseas, according to a study report on…

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Public univ teachers threat tougher movement

Public university teachers on Sunday threatened to go for tougher movement including ‘complete shutdown of universities’ if the government does not meet their demand of…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Khaleda sued for remark of 1971 death figure

Khaleda sued for remark of 1971 death figure

A case was filed against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia with Dhaka metropolitan magistrate’s court on Sunday for acting against the state by raising question over…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Pakistani officers surrender their personal guns in the golf course of Dhaka Cantonment 19th December 1971. — Abbas

War crimes probe body collecting info of 195 Pakistani war criminals

The Investigation Agency of the International Crimes Tribunal on Sunday said it is collecting information and evidences of war crimes committed by 195 Pakistanis during war of independence in 1971…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Chicago police kills woman responding to domestic disturbance

A Chicago police officer responding to a domestic disturbance call accidentally shot and killed a 55-year-old woman, who was among two people fatally wounded by…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

4 killed in Sylhet road accident

Four people were killed as a truck hit a car at Moglabazar in South Surma of Sylhet early Sunday. The deceased were identified as Dhrubo Jyoti Das, 36, a Pubali Bank official of Charkhai Branch in…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · National
Yarmouk camp evacuation ‘on hold’

Yarmouk camp evacuation ‘on hold’

The expected evacuation of thousands of rebels from in and around Yarmouk refugee camp in southern Damascus has been put on hold, reports say. Safety issues and the killing of a top rebel have been blamed for the delay…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
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3 JMB men held with MK11 sniper rifle, ammo in Ctg

Detectives in a drive arrested three suspected members of the banned militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh and recovered huge arms, bomb making substance and 12 sets of army uniforms from Aman Bazar on the outskirts of Chittagong city…

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi--AFP photo

IS boss pledges to attack Israel, uprising in Saudi Arabia

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the secretive leader of the Islamic State group, called for an uprising in Saudi Arabia and pledged to attack Israel, in an audio recording released Saturday and attributed to him…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Explosion in Ahmadiya mosque this time

Police are trying to ascertain the identity of the youth who carried out the explosives attack inside a mosque of Ahmadiya Muslims in a remote area of Bagmara in Rajshahi on Friday, in which he was also killed…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Ballot papers in sacks are being sent to different parts of the country from Bangladesh Government Press at Tejgaon in the capital on Saturday under police protection for the upcoming municipal elections. — Sanaul Haque

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS : Attacks, cases browbeat opposition

With only three days left for the election to 234 municipalities, ruling Awami League men seem to be on a spree of filing cases against their rival candidates since Wednesday night in a bid to scare them off electioneering while attacks on rivals continued unabated…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

RAID ON JMB DEN : 3 suspects remanded in custody

Three of the seven militancy suspects arrested with hand-made grenades and explosives in a 14-hour operation at an alleged den of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh at Mirpur on Thursday were remanded in police custody for interrogation for six days on Friday…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

SHIA MOSQUE ATTACK : No headway in probe

There is almost no headway in probe in one month after the gun-attack at a Shia mosque in Bogra that killed one and injured three on November 26. The five-member committee, formed by the district police to probe the incident, is yet to submit their report…

December 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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