Archive for February 9th, 2016

Stall closed in book fair for selling pirated books

Copyright taskforce on Tuesday evening shut down a book stall at Suhrawardy Udyan in the Ekushey Book Fair for selling…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
9 dead, more than 100 hurt as trains collide in Germany

9 dead, more than 100 hurt as trains collide in Germany

Nine people were killed and more than 100 were injured when two passenger trains collided head-on near a Bavarian spa town about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Munich…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10

A car bomb driven by a suicide attacker exploded Tuesday near a police officers’ club in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing at least 10 people and causing wide material damage…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

President wants lawyers to play due role in judiciary

Mentioning that the role of lawyers is very important in disposing of cases, president Abdul Hamid on Tuesday urged them to work with sincerity…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Policeman killed in city road accident

A police constable was killed in a road accident in the capital’s Gulistan on Tuesday…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National

India U-19 storm into final

India stormed into the final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with a 97-run victory over Sri Lanka at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital on Tuesday…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

2 sentenced to death for killing schoolgirl in Gazipur

A Gazipur court on Tuesday sentenced two men to death and another woman to five years in jail for killing a schoolgirl in 2014. District and sessions judge AKM Enamul Haque sentenced…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Shamsuddin attempts to make court premises Awami centre: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday claimed that former Supreme Court judge AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury attempted to turn court premises…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

HC asks ACC to submit BASIC Bank inquiry report

The High Court on Tuesday directed the Anti-Corruption Commission to submit to the court in a week the inquiry report that exempted state-owned BASIC Bank’s former…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Taiwan developer arrested after deadly quake fells building

Prosecutors in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan have arrested the developer of a building which collapsed during an earthquake on Saturday killing at least 39 people, officials said on Tuesday, as…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

49pc Bangladeshi school pupils face cyber-bullying

A global mobile phone giant has found in a new region-wide survey that 49 per cent of school students in Bangladesh have been victims of cyber bullying…

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Bangladesh takes measures against Zika virus infection

The government has posted medical teams and necessary equipment at land, sea and air ports to identify people infected with zika virus entering into Bangladesh, said officials of health and family welfare ministry…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Mahfuz Anam

Daily Star editor faces Tk 50 crore defamation charge

A Lakshmipur unit Bangladesh Chhatra League leader filed a defamation case against the Daily Star editor Mahfuz Anam demanding Tk 50 with a magistrate’s court…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Man killed in ‘gunfight’ in Narsingdi

The ring-leader of Arif Bahini was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with detective Branch of police early Tuesday at Tatapara of Narsingdi…

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Indian soldier pulled out alive after six days buried in snow

An Indian soldier declared dead has been found alive under 25 feet (8 metres) of snow, six days after he was buried by an avalanche that hit his military post in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

ICT prosecutor M Ali relieved from all duties

The chief prosecutor of International Crimes Tribunal Golam Aref Tipoo has relieved prosecutor Mohammad Ali from all duties of investigation and prosecution in cases pending with the tribunal…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Mir Quasem Ali

Hearing on condemned Mir Quasem’s appeal begins

The Supreme Court on Tuesday started hearing the appeal filed by condemned war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging the death penalty handed down to him for his war crimes…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

30 hurt in Sylhet clash

At least 30 people were injured, including 10 with bullets, in a clash between two rival groups at Shahjirgaon in Bishwanath of Sylhet on Monday night…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National
‘Hack’ on US govt sites downplayed

‘Hack’ on US govt sites downplayed

US authorities have acknowledged a data breach affecting the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security – but downplayed its severity…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Madhupur accident kills 3

Local people on Tuesday blocked the Tangail-Mymensingh highway at Bomabazar area of Madhupur in Tangail highway as a rickshaw-van puller, his mother and a passer-by died in an accident in Tangail…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National

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