Archive for December, 2015

JU students seize buses of Welcome Paribahan

Students of Jahangirnagar University seized 16 buses of Welcome Paribahan Ltd of Motijheel-Nobinogor route on Wednesday following an altercation between a university student and staff of the bus company…

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Australia, Canada ask their citizens in Bangladesh to exercise caution

Australia and Canada have asked their citizens in Bangladesh to exercise caution during their stay during the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Bangladesh…

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Unidentified man killed by train at Banani level-crossing

An unidentified man was killed as a train hit him near Sainik club level crossing of Banani in the city on Wednesday.
The incident took place at around 12:30pm when the estimated 35-year-old was trying to crossing the rail track, said sub-inspector Rafiqul Islam of Kamalapur GRP thana…

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BNP trying to create anarchy in country, claims AL

Awami League organising secretary Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Wednesday alleged that BNP is trying to create anarchy in the country centring the municipal elections…

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FIXING RR NUMBER PLATES FOR MOTOR VEHICLES : Deadline to be extended

The road transport and bridges ministry on Wednesday decided to extend the deadline for fixing Retro-Reflective number plates with radiofrequency identification tags on all motor vehicles…

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Primary, JSC results today

Results of the primary and the ibtedayi completion examinations and Junior School Certificate and Junior Dakhil Certificate examinations will be published today…

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Drive against illegal occupants on Turag riverbank

Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Wednesday conducted a drive to evict illegal occupants from riverbank of Turag at Uttara and Turag thana areas in Dhaka…

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RANA PLAZA COLLAPSE : Four accused land in jail after surrender

A Dhaka court on Wednesday sent four accused to jail in the cases filed over Rana Plaza collapse in Savar on the outskirts of the capital in April, 2013…

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A file photo shows National Board of Revenue headquarters in Dhaka. Gap in the figures of revenue collected by the NBR and calculated by the Office of the Controller General of Accounts has been widening over the years due to problems in compilation and documentation methods followed by the two agencies of the government. — New Age photo

CGA finds huge gap in NBR revenue figure

Gap in the figures of revenue collected by the National Board of Revenue and calculated by the Office of the Controller General of Accounts has been widening over the years due to problems in compilation and documentation methods followed by the two agencies of the government…

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Telcos oppose govt’s cap on mobile top-up at Tk 500

The country’s mobile phone companies have opposed the government’s cap on the daily recharge amount of mobile phone balance top-up at Tk 500 saying it will affect the subscribers…

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DUTA demands Khaleda, Goyeshwar’s trial

Dhaka University Teachers Association on Wednesday demanded BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and her party colleague Goyeshwar Chandra Roy to be exposed to justice for their recent derogatory comments regarding the 1971 Liberation War martyrs…

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Turtles recovered in Khulna

The Rapid Action Battalion arrested a woman and recovered forty turtles of rare species in Digraj area of Mongla upazila in Bagerhat on Tuesday. The arrested was identified as Rita Rani Adhikari, wife of Milon Adhikari of the area…

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IPO issuance decreases by 34.25pc in 2015

IPO issuance decreases by 34.25pc in 2015

Pooling funds by the business entities from the capital market through issuing initial public offering declined by 34.25 per cent, or Tk 432.90 crore, in the outgoing year 2015 compared with that in the previous year, Dhaka Stock Exchange data showed…

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Rickshaw puller killed in Gazipur road crash

A rickshaw puller was killed and seven people were injured as a truck hit a rickshaw in Jhajor area on Dhaka bypass road in Gazipur city on early Wednesday. Identity of the deceased could not be known immediately…

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Stocks inch up, but turnover declines

Dhaka stocks inched up on Wednesday amid decline in turnover as investors continued with their strategy of wait and see the political developments surrounding the municipal elections held on the day before taking fresh investment move…

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‘Drug peddler’ held with Yaba

The Department of Drugs and Narcotics Control arrested an alleged drug peddler along with 800 Yaba tablets in Chapal area of Godagari in Rajshahi on Tuesday night…

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Nirmul Committee wants law against liberation war denial

Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee on Wednesday urged the government to enact a liberation war denial crimes law to stop the denial of the recognised history of the liberation war of 1971…

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BB moves to cut defaulted loans in banking sector

Bangladesh Bank is going to ask scheduled banks to place their information of credit recovery position of top 20 defaulters and top 20 written-off accounts in a bid to reduce the defaulted loans in the banking sector…

December 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

Indian textile firm to pay $1,00,000 for using pirated software

An Indian textile company has been ordered to pay a $1,00,000 penalty within 30 days by a US court to settle charges of using pirated software that gave it competitive advantages over American businesses, Press Trust of India reported on Wednesday…

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Cox’s Bazar upazila chairman suspended

The ministry of local government, rural development and cooperative on Wednesday suspended the chairman of Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila parished GM Rahimullah as he was accused of a murder case…

December 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

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