Archive for February 5th, 2016

Tarikat leader attempts to rape minor girl in Lakshmipur

A local leader of Bangladesh Tarikat Federation on Friday allegedly attempted to rape a minor girl tempting her to give chocolates at Masimpur Bangla Bazar area of Chandipur in Laksmipur…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National

CJ stresses philosophical education for democracy

Chief Justice SK Sinha on Friday underlined the need for philosophical education to ensure the flourishing of democracy…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Shah Ali police station OC closed over tea vendor’s death

Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Friday closed the officer-in-charge of Shah Ali police station in the city’s Mirpur area, AKM Shahin Mandal, in connection with the death of a tea vendor after being burnt during an extortion attempt…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
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Bangladesh move into U-19 WC semis

Bangladesh moved into the semi-final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup for the first time in their history after they defeated Nepal by six wickets at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

UGC asks IU to halt recruitment boards

The Islamic University authorities in Kushtia on Friday suspended its all recruitment boards temporarily following a direction from University Grant Commission…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National

UN police base under attack in Mali’s Timbuktu

Unknown assailants attacked and withdrew inside a UN police base in the Malian city of Timbuktu on Friday morning…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
WikiLeaks’ Assange should go free from embassy and be compensated: UN panel

WikiLeaks’ Assange should go free from embassy and be compensated: UN panel

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be allowed to go free from the Ecuadorian embassy in London and awarded compensation for what amounts…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Constructive criticisms always welcome, President to media

President Abdul Hamid on Friday urged the mass media to do constructive criticisms of the government which can help it take the right decisions…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National

PWD nods for BNP’s national council, DMP not yet

The Public Works Department has given permission to Bangladesh Nationalist Party to use Suhrawardy Udyan for its national council set for March 19…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

1.20 lakh Yaba pills seized at Teknaf

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh seized 1.20 lakh pieces of contraband Yaba tablet at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar early Friday…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Shrimp farmer stabbed dead in Bagerhat

Miscreants stabbed dead a shrimp farmer and looted fish after poisoning them to death in his shrimp enclosure at village Banshbaria in Chitalmari of Bagerhat early Friday…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National

2 ‘robbers’ lynched in Comilla

Two suspected robbers were beaten to death by a mob in Nawabpur College Road area of Chandina in Comilla early Friday…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Peace deal in reach, Obama says US to help Colombia rebuild

Peace deal in reach, Obama says US to help Colombia rebuild

Nudging Colombia toward a peace deal that’s finally within reach, president Barack Obama committed the United States…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dies

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dies

Maurice White, the founder of R&B funk band Earth, Wind & Fire, died in Los Angeles at age 74, a band spokesman said…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Family members of tea seller, who succumbed to burn injuries he received as his kerosene stove was hit allegedly by a cop on Wednesday night, wail at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Thursday. 
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Tea vendor’s death sparks protests

The death of a tea vendor at the capital’s Shah Ali area sparked protests on the demand of bringing the cops to justice.
Witnesses and the victim’s family said the 45-year old tea vendor Babul Matubbar refused to pay tolls to the cops and the informants sent by them at midday…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES
Police officer sent to jail in extortion case

Police officer sent to jail in extortion case

Sylhet metropolitan magistrate court on Thursday ordered a police officer be sent to jail on charge of taking extortion from a physician…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

ADB to lend additional $3.35bn over next 3yrs

Asian Development Bank is keen to lend an additional $3.35 billion in the next three years for improving the country’s connectivity, infrastructure and power deficiency, on top of its normal indicative programme, raising the total estimated funding to above $5 billion…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION : Lack of political commitment, non enforcement of law blamed

Non enforcement is facilitating environmental pollution across the country, said environmentalists.
They said that the root problem was the government’s lack of political commitment to address the environmental issues…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

REORGANISED AIRPORT SECURITY : Air force officials to deploy on policing duty

The Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh is deploying air force along with Ansar battalion at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Sunday…

February 5, 2016 · 1 comment · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

EKRAMUL MURDER : Court asked to complete trial in 6 months

The Appellate Division on Thursday asked a Feni court to complete the trial of the case for the murder of Phulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque in six months…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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