Archive for February 2nd, 2016

15 Sirajganj BNP-Jamaat men get life term

Rajshahi speedy trial tribunal on Tuesday sentenced 15 Bangladesh Nationalist Party-Jamaat activists to life term imprisonment and 28 others to different jail terms in a violence case filed in Sirajganj in 2013…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

AL established monarchy, alleges BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader ASM Hannan Shah on Tuesday alleged that Awami League has established monarchy in the country by snatching people’s all basic rights…

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Govt slammed for its move to hike train fares

Ganasanghati Andolan on Tuesday criticised the government for its move to hike train fares when the petroleum price in the international market had gone ‘unbelievably low’…

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Cellphone registration begins on Feb 9

The registration of mobile phone sets will begin in the country on February 9…

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‘Sherpur arms, ammo belong to Indian separatist group’

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Tuesday hinted that the seized arms and ammo, recovered by members of Rapid Action Battalion in Sherpur, belong to an Indian separatist group…

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Hearing on charges against MP’s son Rony deferred again

Dhaka court on Tuesday once again deferred the hearing on the charges framed against Bakhtiar Alam Rony, son of Awami League MP Pinu Khan, in a case filed for shooting two people to death in the city’s New Eskaton area in 2015…

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6kg gold seized at Shahjalal Airport

Customs officials seized 60 gold bars, weighing around 6 kilogram, from a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here on Tuesday…

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ICT observes 30 lakh martyrs during independence war a settled history

The International Crimes Tribunal – 1 on Tuesday observed that it was a settled history that three million people sacrificed their lives during the country’s Liberation War…

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Students lay siege to IU law faculty

The students of law and Muslim jurisprudence department of Islamic University in Kushtia on Tuesday laid siege to the university’s law faculty demanding to resume the regular classes and examinations…

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HC rejects Tarique’s mother-in-law’s petition

The High Court on Tuesday rejected a writ petition of Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman’s mother-in-law Syeda Iqbal Mand Banu…

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200 Pak army officer’s name revealed

International War Crimes Mass Trial Movement convener Shahjahan Khan, also the minister for shipping, on Tuesday revealed a list of 200 former Pakistani military officers and demanded their trial for their crimes against humanity committed during the war of independence in 1971…

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2 babies among 9 migrants drowned off Turkish coast

The bodies of nine people, including two babies, were found drowned off the coast of western Turkey on Tuesday, after a boat carrying people to Greece partly…

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India top court refers petition on gay sex to a bigger bench

India’s Supreme Court referred a petition to make homosexuality legal to a five-judge bench on Tuesday, a lawyer for a gay rights group said. The decision offered a ray of hope…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

BSMMU’s super specialised hospital project gets ECNEC nod

The government on Tuesday approved the ‘Super Specialised Hospital of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University’ project with an outlay of Tk 1366.34 crore, aiming to…

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Bangladeshi youth picked up by BSF in C’nawabganj

Members of Indian Border Security Force picked up a Bangladeshi young man from Kamalpur frontier of Shibganj in Chapainawabganj on Tuesday…

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Debates reveal real war history, truth

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday said the more debates on the liberation war would reveal more truth along with real history. The party joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi came out…

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Pakaistani high commissioner in Dhaka Shuja Alam

Pak HC summoned to foreign office

The Pakaistani high commissioner in Dhaka Shuja Alam was summoned to foreign ministry on Tuesday over disappearance of a staff at Bangladesh high commission in…

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Republican presidential candidate, Sen Ted Cruz, speaks during a caucus night rally as his wife Heidi listens Monday, February 1, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. Cruz sealed a victory in the Republican Iowa caucuses, winning on the strength of his relentless campaigning and support from his party's diehard conservatives. -- AP photo

Cruz defeats Trump in Iowa; Clinton, Sanders in tight race

Ted Cruz, a fiery, conservative Texas senator loathed by his own party’s leaders, swept to victory in Iowa’s Republican caucuses, overcoming billionaire Donald Trump…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Prosecution happy, defence not

The prosecution was satisfied over the verdict against two Netrakona war crimes convicts Obaidul Haque alias Taher, and Ataur Rahman Noni, while the defence expressed…

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Taher, Noni to walk to the gallows

Taher, Noni to walk to the gallows

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday handed down death sentences to Obaidul Haque alias Taher, and Ataur Rahman Noni of Netrakona for their crimes against humanity…

February 2, 2016 · 1 comment · National

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