Archive for February 4th, 2016

Body of newborn found in Hatirjheel

Police on Thursday evening recovered a body of a newborn baby girl at the lake side of Hatirjheel at Rampura in the city…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Section 144 imposed in Ghatail

The local administration at Ghatail in Tangail on Thursday imposed section 144 from 4:00pm to 12:00am to avoid any possible clash between two groups of local Awami League leaders…

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Govt warns against question paper leak

As the Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examinations are in progress, the government has reminded all of the consequences of spreading rumour about question paper leakage and any evil attempt to leak those…

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Family members of the dead tea seller, who suffered burn injuries from his kerosene stove as it was hit by a policeman, wail at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Thursday. — New Age photo

4 policemen suspended over tea vendor’s death

Four policemen of Shah Ali police station were suspended on Thursday over the death of a tea stall owner after being burnt on Wednesday night. Two sub-inspectors, an assistant sub-inspector and a constable are…

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Nobody can destroy Jatiya Party: Ershad

Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Thursday said no one could divide or destroy Jatiya Party. The party was advancing rapidly with the support of the people after…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
UN rules in favour of Assange

UN rules in favour of Assange

A United Nations panel has ruled that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been ‘arbitrarily detained’, the BBC reported on Thursday…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

No mercy for police or informant if found guilty: home minister

The minister for home, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Thursday said no offenders would be spared if they were involved in Wednesday night’s incident in Gudaraghat of Mirpur area where a tea seller caught fire from his kerosene stove reportedly involving a policeman…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Broadcast Law in June: Inu

The minister for information, Hasanul Haque Inu, on Thursday said the draft of a ‘Broadcast Law’ will be placed at the next session of parliament in June after getting clearance from cabinet…

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HC upholds EC’s cancelling Kader’s candidature

The Appellate Division on Thursday dismissed a High Court rule that had asked the Election Commission to accept nomination paper of Krishak Sramik Janata League president Abdul Kader Siddique which…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Bangabandhu Bridge Eco-park catches fire

Bangabandhu Bridge Eco-park catches fire

A fire broke out at the eco-park of Bangabandhu Bridge’s west end at Saidabad in Sirajganj on Thursday afternoon. Witnesses said the fire destroyed verities of trees…

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Fire at Central Hospital doused

Fire at Central Hospital doused

Firefighters doused the flames that broke out at the basement of Central Hospital at Green Road in the capital on Thursday afternoon after…

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Transport owners to face music for road accidents: Quader

The minister for road transport and bridges, Obaidul Quader, said on Thursday that transport owners would not be spared for any road accidents under a new law being prepared…

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JU suspends 3 BCL activists for assaulting teacher

The authorities of Jahangirnagar University on Wednesday night suspended three members of Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling party backed student organisation for assaulting a teacher in the campus…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Tea vendor burnt in scuffle with police dies at hospital

Tea vendor burnt in scuffle with police dies at hospital

A tea shop owner, who sustained burn injuries as a police informant hit his kerosene stove causing the fire, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Thursday afternoon…

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Drones kill 12 Yemen militants, including top leader

Two suspected US drone strikes killed 12 Islamist militants overnight in southern Yemen, residents said on Thursday, including a top al Qaeda commander who may have been the…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

WAR CRIMES: Bail petitions of JP MP Hannan, his son rejected

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Thursday rejected the bail petitions filed by war crimes accused Jatiya Party presidium member and lawmaker…

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Isolated Nepal PM could be toppled by constitution crisis

An unwieldy coalition of lawmakers trying to implement Nepal’s first democratic constitution is finding common cause with protesting minority groups, isolating prime minister KP Oli and increasing the risk his government could fall this spring…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Trade ministers and officials from the 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership member nations are seen at the signing ceremony in Auckland, New Zealand in this still frame taken from video on February 4, 2016. – Reuters photo

Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal signed, but years of negotiations still to come

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, one of the world’s biggest multinational trade deals, was signed by 12 member nations on Thursday…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
US president Barack Obama waves farewell to students after his remarks at the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque in Catonsville, Maryland February 3, 2016.  – Reuters photo

Obama visits US mosque, says impression of Muslims distorted

President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to correct what he called a ‘hugely distorted impression’ of Muslim-Americans as he made his first visit to a US mosque…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Man kills wife in city

A man allegedly killed his wife by slitting her throat over a family feud at Kafrul in the capital early Thursday…

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