Archive for February 12th, 2016

Housewife killed in accident at Bhatara

A housewife was killed on Friday evening as her scurf went stuck into the wheels of a battery-run auto-rickshaw at Nurerchala Bazaar of Bhatara in the city…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National

3 killed in bus-motorcycle collision in Sherpur

Three people were killed and another injured as the motorcycle collided with a bus in Tengrakhali intersection area of Nalitabari in Sherpur on Friday…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National

EP for agreed mechanisms before national elections

The visiting delegation of the European Parliament favours some ‘agreed mechanisms’ well ahead of the next general election due in 2019 so that ‘many parties’ can participate in it in a free, fair and open manner with ‘maximum choices’…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Abducted newborn rescued in city

The Rapid Action Battalion on Friday rescued an abducted newborn baby from an apartment of Shantibag in the city…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National

5 ‘JMB men’ remanded in Gaibandha

Gaibandha court on Friday placed five suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh on a five-day remand in a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National

BNP to contest in union council polls

Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday announced that the party will contest in the upcoming union council polls as a part of movement to expand the ‘prevailing shrink’ space of democracy…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Census on illegal Rohingya people begins

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics on Friday began the primary census on illegal Rohingya people at Ukhya upazila in Cox’s Bazar…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National

English team bowled out for 0

A cricket team were bowled out for nought in just 20 balls to lose a game by 120 runs, the England and Wales Cricket Board reported Thursday, reports AFP…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Derailment snaps Dhaka rail link with northern region

At least five compartments of a Dhaka-bound train derailed on Friday at Chakmahar railway station under Sirajganj, causing immense suffering to the commuters…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National

50 injured as villagers clash in Brahmanbaria

At least fifty people were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers at Ashuganj in Brahmanbaria on Friday…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Unesco to assess Rampal power plant’s impacts on Sundarbans

A high-profile Unesco delegation will visit the Sundarbans soon to assess the possible impacts of the proposed coal-based Rampal power plant on the world’s largest mangrove forest…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Palestinian President scheduled to make stopover in Dhaka

Palestinian President scheduled to make stopover in Dhaka

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to make a stopover in Dhaka for an hour early Sunday on his way to Japan…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Construction worker dies in city

A construction worker died after falling from a multistory building at Madhya Badda in the capital on Friday morning…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · National

2 burnt in gas explosion in city

Two people, including a university student, were burnt in an incident of gas explosion at Purba Rampura in the capital early Friday…

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Major powers agree to plan for ‘cessation of hostilities’ in Syria

Major powers agree to plan for ‘cessation of hostilities’ in Syria

Major powers agreed on Friday to a cessation of hostilities in Syria set to begin in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to besieged Syrian towns…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Drug cartel battle kills 49 in northeastern Mexican prison

Drug cartel battle kills 49 in northeastern Mexican prison

A battle between the feared Zetas drug cartel and rivals at a prison left 49 people dead in the northeastern Mexican city of Monterrey, authorities said on Thursday, days ahead of a planned visit by Pope Francis to another jail in Mexico’s far north. The incident was one of the worst in a series of deadly riots in recent years […]

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Sakib to play for Jamaica in CPL

All-rounder Sakib al Hasan is only Bangladeshi to be picked for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League.

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Einstein’s gravitational waves detected in landmark discovery

Einstein’s gravitational waves detected in landmark discovery

Scientists for the first time have detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesized by Albert Einstein a century ago, in a landmark discovery announced on Thursday…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Phased UP polls to begin on March 22

The Election Commission on Thursday announced the polls schedule to 4,275 union parishads, out of 4,544 in the country, during which chairman candidates will be contesting with political party nomination for the first time…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Law minister for code of conduct for judges

Law minister Anisul Huq on Thursday said that it was now necessary to frame a code of conduct for the judges in the wake of recent public statements by judges on the judiciary and appearance of a retired judge to defend a war crimes convict…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

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