Archive for February 7th, 2016

SC withholds Kader Siddique’s petition

The Supreme Court on Sunday withheld for two weeks a petition filed by Kader Siddique against a High Court order that rejected his writ petition challenging Election Commission’s decision cancelling his candidature in the Tangail-4 by-election…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

3 sustained burn injuries from gas oven in city

At least three people including a woman sustained burn injuries in a fire caused by a gas oven explosion at a house at Agamachhi Lane of Bongshal in the city on Sunday…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National

BCL men beat up JCD leader at JnU

Some activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League of Jagannath University unit on Sunday allegedly beat up a leader of rival Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed student organisation, on the campus…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Bootleg liquor kills 24 in Indonesian village

Bootleg liquor has killed at least two dozen people in a village in Indonesia’s Central Java province over the last few days, MetroTV said on Sunday quoting police…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

2 ex-JP MPs, 23 others sued for war crimes in Mymensingh

A case has been filed against 25 people, including detained former Jatiya Party MP MA Hannan, for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

CJ expects Justice Shamsuddin to submit verdicts instead making comment to media

The chief justice, SK Sinha, on Sunday said he expects that retired Supreme Court judge AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury would submit all the records of undisposed verdicts and orders he had written to the Supreme Court registrar as soon as possible…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Unidentified aircraft bombs Libya’s Derna, 3 dead

Unidentified aircraft carried out an air strike on the Libyan city of Derna on Sunday, killing at least three people, an eye-witness in the city and a local television station reported…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East
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Shila, Smianta win SA Games gold for Bangladesh

Weightlifter Mabia Akter Simanta clinched the first gold medal for Bangladesh in the 12th SA Games and was quickly followed by swimmer Mahfuza Khatun Shila in the podium in Guwahati, India on Sunday…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Other Games, Sports

Body found floating on FH Hall pond at DU

Body of an unidentified man, aged about 35, was found floating in the pond of Fazlul Huq Hall of Dhaka University on Sunday afternoon…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National

BNP seeks inputs from councillors for charter amendment

Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Sunday said the party has sought proposals from their party councillors to make their constitution time-befitting one through its amendment…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Taiwan quake: About 120 people still trapped

Rescuers pulled more survivors from a collapsed apartment tower in Taiwan on Sunday and kept searching for about 120 people still believed trapped in the rubble a day after…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Govt officials’ list to be stored online, says home minister

The minister for home affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Sunday said a database with biometric information of government officials would be prepared making it available online so that any fake passports cannot be made using their names and credentials…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Govt controlling judiciary: Mirza Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday accused the government of indulging in fascist activities and…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
High Court –	New Age file photo

3 new judges to Appellate Division

The government has promoted three High Court Division judges to the Appellate Division, as the Supreme Court has had a shortage of judges for…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Justice Shamsuddin writes to CJ to accept verdicts written after retirement

Former Supreme Court Justice AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury Manik on Sunday sent a letter requesting the Chief Justice, Surendra Kumar Sinha, to accept all the judgments and…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Severe traffic jam on first weekday

Severe traffic jam on first weekday

Dhaka experienced severe traffic congestion on busy Sunday due to functioning of mobile courts and demonstrations by students of a private college inflicting untold sufferings to the commuters…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National

AL –led alliance to rally against Khaleda’s comments, Pak denial of war crimes

The ruling Awami League led alliance will form a human chain in Dhaka on February 15 protesting against the remarks of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia regarding martyrs in the…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

‘Qatar to recruit over 3 lakh skilled workers’

The minister for expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment, Nurul Islam, on Sunday said that Qatar assured him of recruiting over 300,000 skilled Bangladeshi workers in…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National

IU publishes Fazil exam results

The results of Fazil first, second and third year final examinations of 2014 under Islamic University in Kushtia are published on Sunday. Deputy controller of examination…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National
PS Mahsud a paddle ship of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation ran aground with more than 400 passengers on board after hitting a shoal in the Kirtanakhola River near Barisal terminal in the city on Sunday morning. — New Age photo

Paddle Ship runs aground on Kirtanakhola shoal

A paddle ship of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation ran aground with more than 400 passengers on board after hitting a shoal in the Kirtanakhola River near…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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