Archive for December 28th, 2015

Youth held with 6.6kg gold at Shahjalal Airport

A customs preventive team arrested a young man along with 6.6 kgs of gold worth Tk 3.40 crore at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here on Monday night, reports United News of Bangladesh…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

2 students of Kabi Nazrul University killed in accident

Two students of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University were killed in a road accident at an intersection of the University and Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Trishal area in Mymensingh on Monday evening…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

No possibility of militant attack during polls: Home Minister

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Monday said there is no possibility of militant attacks during the upcoming municipal polls…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Ahmed Rajib Haider

Blogger Rajib murder verdict on Dec 31

A tribunal here on Monday fixed December 31 for delivering verdict in the case filed in connection with the killing of blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National
BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.-- New Age photo

Protect your voting rights: Khaleda

Accusing the ruling party of conspiring to rig vote, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday urged people to come out in groups and vote spontaneously on December 30 to protect their rights to franchise…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Chittagong JMB suspects on 5-day remand

Chittagong Metropolitan Magistrates Court on Monday granted a five-day remand for each of three suspected members of the banned Islamist outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

JUTA begins 7-day work abstention

The Jahangirnagar University Teachers Association on Monday started a week-long work abstention programme demanding elimination of grade discrimination in the newly…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BNP leader’s motorcade attacked in Ctg; 10 hurt

At least 10 people were injured as some miscreants attacked the motorcade of Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader Aslam Chowdhury during electioneering in Satkania in Chittagong on Monday…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

20 killed in mosque bombing in northern Nigerian city

About 20 people were killed and 90 wounded by a bomb explosion in a mosque in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Monday, the state emergency agency NEMA said…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
Cabinet okays draft BNCC Law

Cabinet okays draft BNCC Law

The cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of ‘The Bangladesh National Cadet Corps Law, 2015’ aimed at bringing the existing BNCC under a legal framework and establishing a separate department in this regard…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Ex-JP MP, 11 others sued for war crimes in Mymensingh

A case was filed against 12 people, including former Jatiya Party MP Anisur Rahman Manik, in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National
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DMP bans open space programmes from 6pm-5am on Dec 31

Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Monday slapped a restriction on all kinds of open space programmes as well as carrying firearms in the city from 6pm to 5am on December 31 to avert any untoward incident during the 31st night celebration…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National
South Korea, Japan settle deal on wartime Korean sex slaves

South Korea, Japan settle deal on wartime Korean sex slaves

The foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan said Monday they had reached a deal meant to resolve a decades-long impasse over Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

2 ‘robbers’ killed in Sunderbans ‘gunfight’

Two suspected robbers were killed in a reported gunfight with the members of Rapid Action Battalion in the Sunderbans in Mongla of Bagerhat on Monday morning…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National
One killed, 13 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

One killed, 13 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least one person and wounded 13 in an attack on a road near a school close to Kabul airport, officials in the Afghan capital said on Monday, barely two weeks after a major Taliban assault in the city…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Hearing on charge framing against Khaleda, others in Niko graft case deferred

Hearing on charge framing against Khaleda, others in Niko graft case deferred

A Special Judges’s Court in Monday deferred to February 17 the hearing on framing charges against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia and 10 others in a graft case…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics
The Rapid Action Battalion conduct drive in an alleged den of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh at Jugitala in Gazipur city early hours of Monday. -- New Age photo

2 killed in militant den raid in Gazipur

Two suspected militants were killed during a raid of Rapid Action Battalion in an alleged den of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh at Jugitala in Gazipur city early Monday…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Boko Haram attacks northeast Nigerian city, many killed

Boko Haram Islamic extremists struck the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri for the first time in months Monday with rocket-propelled grenades and multiple suicide bombers, witnesses said…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS : Electioneering ends tonight

Electioneering in the municipal polls scheduled for Wednesday would end midnight today and Border Guard Bangladesh members were deployed for four days from this morning, while pre-polls violence reported from several municipal areas on Sunday…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

EC divided over allowing 10 observer groups named by AL

The Election Commission is divided over to permit 10 election observer groups and organisations to observe the upcoming municipal polls after the ruling Awami League asked the EC to not allow them…

December 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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