Archive for February 18th, 2016

ICT prosecutor Mohammad Ali provisionally suspended

The law ministry on Thursday provisionally suspended International Crimes Tribunal prosecutor Mohammad Ali…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National

3 more cases filed against Mahfuz Anam

Three more cases were filed against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam on Thursday on defamation and sedition charges for publishing ‘confusing’ and ‘defamatory’…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Polls in 684 UPs on Mar 31 in 2nd phase

The Election Commission on Thursday announced the second phase of election in 684 Union Parishads fixing March 31 for balloting…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Court summons Gayeshwar over remarks on martyrs

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates’ Court on Thursday summoned the Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Ghana bus accident kills 53

At least 53 people died in Ghana when a bus hit a truck head-on some 420 km north of the capital Accra overnight, witnesses and police said…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Turkey blames Kurdish militants for Ankara bomb

Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu blamed a Syrian Kurdish militia fighter working with Kurdish militants inside Turkey for…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Tarik Ahsan new Bangladesh HC to Pakistan

The government has appointed Tarik Ahsan as Bangladesh’s next High Commissioner to Pakistan amid estranged relations between the two countries…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National

‘bKash’ agent robbed of Tk 6 lakh in city

Robbers looted Tk six lakh from an agent of mobile phone money transfer operator ‘bKash’ in the city’s Mirpur area on Thursday. Al Amin, 22, a local youth who…

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HC ask govt to compensate Zihad’s family

HC ask govt to compensate Zihad’s family

The High Court on Thursday directed the government to pay compensation to the family of minor boy Zihad who died after slipping into a 600-foot deep abandoned well at…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National

2 remanded over killing of 4 schoolboys in Habiganj

A Habiganj court on Thursday granted 10-day remands for each of the accused who were arrested in connection with the killing of four schoolboys at…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National

EBL returns money to affected clients for ATM fraud

Eastern Bank Limited on Thursday provided compensation to its clients whose money was withdrawn from ATM booths in the city by using fake cards. The EBL authority formally handed over cheques to its five affected clients out of 24 at a function at Bangladesh Bank. The compensation amount of Tk 17.53 lakh for the remaining affected clients was paid through […]

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Immigration service at Banglabandha begins

Immigration services are going to be introduced at Banglabandha land port in Tetulia of Panchagarh 18 years after introduction of commercial service between…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Peacekeepers’ unwarranted act not to be tolerated, warns PM

Peacekeepers’ unwarranted act not to be tolerated, warns PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday warned that any unwarranted attitude and activities of Bangladeshi peacekeepers deployed in UN peacekeeping…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Political parties’ consent not needed to get their audit info: HC

Political parties’ consent not needed to get their audit info: HC

The High Court on Thursday declared illegal a decision of Information Commission paving way for any citizen to have information about the annual audit report of…

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20,000 policemen to guard DU campus on Feb 21

Some 20,000 police officials will be fanned out in and around the Dhaka University campus to help observe the Shaheed Dibash and the International Mother Language Day without any trouble…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
People dig out the bodies of four children dumped into the ground at Bahubal in Habiganj on Wednesday, five days after they had gone missing. — Focusbangla photo

Two more held over Habiganj 4 children murder

Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested the fourth suspect for the killing of four schoolboys, who had gone missing from Sundrateki village in Bahubal of…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Dhaka, KL sign G2G plus MoU to recruit workers

Dhaka, KL sign G2G plus MoU to recruit workers

Bangladesh and Malaysia signed memorandum of understanding on Thursday to recruit workers from Bangladesh under the government to…

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Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

SC asks Fakhrul to explain comment on judiciary

The Appellate Division on Thursday asked Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to explain his…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Abductor injured in Jhenaidah gunfight, victim rescued

A suspected abductor was wounded in a reported gunfight with the police at Sailkupa in Jhenaidah early Thursday. The police also rescued Ariful Islam, son of Asadul Islam of…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Australia town consumed by ‘hairy panic’

Australia town consumed by ‘hairy panic’

A fast-growing tumbleweed called ‘hairy panic’ is clogging up homes in a small Australian town…

February 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

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