Archive for February 10th, 2016

Khaleda sits with standing committee to discuss council

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday night sat in a meeting with the party’s highest policymaking body to discuss the preparation of its national council and next course of action…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Election to 10 more municipalities on Mar 20

The Election Commission on Wednesday announced the election schedule for 10 municipalities in nine districts fixing the balloting for March 20 next…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Persistent drought threatens millions with hunger in Haiti: UN

Around 3.6 million people in Haiti are struggling to feed themselves as three consecutive years of drought have ruined harvests and raised food prices, worsening hunger among the poor, the UN World Food Programme has said…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Man burns wife to death in city

A man allegedly burned his wife to death at Geneva Camp of Mohammadpur in the city…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

BNP demands release of Mahmudur Rahman

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday alleged that the government was trying to prevent the release of its leaders and activists, who secured bail from court…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

2 gets bail in Rana Plaza case

Dhaka Senior Judicial Magistrates’ court on Wednesday granted bail to two accused on surrender in the murder case filed in connection with the collapse of Rana Plaza, the country’s worst industrial disaster…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

36th BCS preliminary test results published

The results of the 36th Bangladesh Civil Service preliminary examination were published on Wednesday…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

PSA demos against death of DU student

Progressive left Alliance, an alliance of left leaning students’ organisations, on Wednesday went out on demonstration at Dhaka University demanding proper investigation into the death of the university student Hafizur Mollah and trial of the people responsible…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

US intel warns of expansion of terror groups in Bangladesh

The US intelligence chief said Tuesday efforts by Bangladesh’s prime minister to undermine the political opposition will probably provide openings for transnational terrorist groups to expand their presence in the South Asian country…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Locals lynch leopard in Sherpur after it injures one

Villagers beat a leopard to death after it attacked the mayor of Sribardi municipality at Shait Kakra of Sribardi in Sherpur on Wednesday. Witnesses said the tiger entered the…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Madrassah principal detained on rape charge

Locals in Sonatala of Bogra on Wednesday caught the principal of Sonatola Fazil Madrassah red handed while he was raping an Alim second year student at the madrassah’s common room…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Make the best use of education, PM to students

Make the best use of education, PM to students

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday urged the students of all levels to make the best use of their scope of education through paying the maximum attention to their academic activities…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Shakil Ahmed. — AP photo

Shooter Shakil Ahmed wins 4th gold for Bangladesh

Bangladeshi shooter Shakil Ahmed win gold medal in the men’s 50-meter pistol in the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Sports
Ekushey Padak 2016 announced

Ekushey Padak 2016 announced

The Ekushey Padak 2016 will go to 16 personalities for contribution in their respective fields. The ministry of cultural affairs announced the names of the award recipients…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Judicial probe finds evidence of molestation of univ girl by police

Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Emdadul Haque on Wednesday submitted a judicial inquiry report to the Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-4 on the molestation of…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Alim Jute Mills workers block Khulna-Jessore highway

Employees of Alim Jute Mills in Khulna on Wednesday blocked the Khulna-Jessore highway protesting the authorities’ move to hand over the ownership of the public sector…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

BCL suspends its CU committee

The central committee of Bangladesh Chhatra League has suspended all kinds of activities of its Chittagong University unit committee for an indefinite period…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Man held with 9 gold bars in rectum at Shahjalal Airport

Customs intelligence recovered nine gold bars from the rectum of the carrier of the consignment at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Steam rises from the stakes of the coal-fired Jim Bridger Power Plant outside Point of the Rocks, Wyoming, in this file photo taken March 14, 2014.  The US Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to president Barack Obama by blocking federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the centerpiece of his administration's strategy to combat climate change.  – Reuters photo

US Supreme Court blocks Obama carbon emissions plan

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to president Barack Obama by putting on hold federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions mainly from coal-fired power…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

China confirms first case of Zika virus

China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in a man who had recently travelled to South America, the official Xinhua news agency reported…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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