Archive for December 29th, 2015

No fee from bank job seekers: BB

Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday asked the banks not to take any fee through pay order or bank draft from the job seekers while receiving their job applications…

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US asks its citizens in BD to exercise caution

The United States embassy on Tuesday warned their citizens of ‘possible attacks’ against hotels and clubs in the city potentially in connection with New Year’s Eve celebrations…

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Aminbazar-Shyamoli road free of illegal parking: DNCC

In another soothing step to ease nagging traffic congestion in the city, Dhaka North City Corporation has announced the Aminbazar-Gabtali-Kalyanpur-Shyamoli road free from illegal parking…

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Daily mobile recharge capped at Tk 500

Prepaid mobile phone users can now recharge a maximum amount of Tk 500 a day in their mobile accounts…

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Missing BCL leader’s body recovered in Laksmipur

Police recovered the body of a local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League who went missing six days ago, from Char Mansa area of Tewariganj in Laksmipur on Tuesday…

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GOLD ROBBERY: 2 cops, ‘source’ remanded in custody

A Chittagong court on Tuesday remanded two cops and police source in police custody for two days for interrogation in a gold robbing case lodged with Kotowali police station on September 21…

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Ctg cocaine seizure: SC stays bail of 2 accused

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed for six weeks a High Court order that had granted bail to two accused in a case filed in connection with the seizure of liquid cocaine at Chittagong port…

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Kolkata girl gang-raped by army men on train

Kolkata girl gang-raped by army men on train

A 14-year-old girl, a resident of Dumdum of Kolkata in India setting out to meet her Facebook friend without informing her parents, was allegedly raped by three Army men in Amritsar-bound Howrah Amritsar Express on Monday morning…

December 29, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
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150 BD maids escape from KSA employers in 7 months

At least 150 Bangladeshi housemaids escaped from their employers in Saudi Arabia in the last seven months, a Makkah daily reported quoting a source in the Bangladesh Embassy…

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Blast at government office in Pakistan kills 23

A suicide bomber attacked a government office in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 70, officials said…

December 29, 2015 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
EC, administration back ruling party violence: BNP

EC, administration back ruling party violence: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday alleged that the administration and election commission are providing security to the ruling party men, who are trying to manipulate upcoming municipality poll results…

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CU suspends 3 students for JMB link

CU suspends 3 students for JMB link

The authorities of Chittagong University on Tuesday suspended three students after their suspected link with banned Islamist outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh was leaked…

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Demonstration against Khaleda in city

Hundreds of leaders and activists of pro-liberation and progressive organisations demonstrated at Gulshan-2 intersection on Tuesday demanding action against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia for her remarks about the number of 1971 Liberation War martyrs…

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Stay vigilant to protect airspace, PM to Air Force

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday directed new officers commissioned to the Bangladesh Air Force to always remain alert to protect the country’s airspace. ‘You’ll have to keep the country’s airspace free imbued with the spirit of the Liberation War and unfeigned patriotism as well as remaining respectful to the constitution,’ she said. The Prime Minister gave the directive while […]

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Islamic State ruling aims to settle who can have sex with female slaves

Islamic State theologians have issued an extremely detailed ruling on when ‘owners’ of women enslaved by the extremist group can have sex with them, in an apparent bid to curb…

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Charges pressed against cricketer Shahadat, his wife

The police on Tuesday pressed charges against suspended national team cricketer Kazi Shahadat Hossain and his wife in a case filed for torturing a minor girl, their domestic help…

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Two arrested in Belgium over suspected New Year’s Eve attack plot

Two people were arrested in Belgium on Sunday and Monday, both suspected of plotting an attack in Brussels on New Year’s Eve…

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Quader asks AL men not to embarrass govt during municipal polls

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader urged the ruling Awami League leaders and activists not to do anything during the municipal elections that could embarrass the government…

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BNP rebel mayoral hopeful attacked in Rangamati

Bangladesh Nationalist Party rebel mayoral candidate Rabiul Alam Rabi’s motorcade came under attack by miscreants during electioneering for the ensuing municipal polls in Asambasti area…

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4 killed in Sirajganj road accident

Four people were killed in a road accident on Hatikumrul-Banpara highway in Salanga of Ullapara in Sirajganj on Tuesday morning…

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