Archive for February 19th, 2016

Body of six-year old boy recovered in Narayanganj

The body of a six-year old child was recovered from Saiyadpur in Narayanganj on Friday, adding to the alarming number of minor killings in the recent time…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Female RU student allegedly commits suicide

A female student of Rajshahi University allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself with the ceiling fan in her room…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National

US aircraft hit IS militants in Libya, more than 40 dead

US warplanes carried out air strikes against Islamic State-linked militants in western Libya on Friday, killing as many as 40 people…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

MK Anwar freed on bail

Nearly six months after his arrest, MK Anwar, an 86-year-old Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member, was finally released on bail from prison cell on Friday…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Fakhrul refutes AL’s blame against Zia

Fakhrul refutes AL’s blame against Zia

Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday refuted the ruling party’s blame that late president Ziaur Rahman…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Habiganj children killers to be tried in tribunal, says state minister

State minister for women and children affairs Begum Meher Afroze said those who were involved in killing the four schoolboys at Sundrateki in Bahubal of Habiganj would be tried in a tribunal…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Malaysian government freezes intake of all foreign workers

Malaysian government freezes intake of all foreign workers

The Malaysian government decided to suspend the recruitment of all foreign workers to Malaysia, including those from Bangladesh…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

2 ‘kidnapped’ in Khagrachari

Two officials of a construction farm were reportedly kidnapped by some miscreants from a remote area in Panchari of Khagrachari on February 14…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National

RAB foil Sonali Bank robbery attempt in Dhamrai, 1 killed

A suspected robber was killed in a gunfight with the members of Rapid Action Battalion early Friday as they foiled a robbery attempt at the state-owned Sonali Bank Dhamrai…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Obama okays new sanctions against North Korea

Obama okays new sanctions against North Korea

US president Barack Obama slapped North Korea with more stringent sanctions Thursday for defying the world and pushing forward with its nuclear weapons programme…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Govt not giving venue for council session: Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday said that the government was not providing the party with a venue for its national council session but claiming that they would not obstruct the council session…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Alarming rise in child murders: Culture of impunity to blame

Child rights campaigners blamed the country’s pervasive culture of impunity for growing incidents of brutal murders of children arising from conflicts between individuals and groups, property disputes, kidnapping for ransom and family feuds…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Zihad’s death in railway colony well: HC asks govt to pay compensation to parents

The High Court on Thursday directed the government to pay compensations to the family of minor boy Zihad who died after falling into a 600-foot deep abandoned well at Shahjahanpur railway colony in the capital on December 26, 2014…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

4 children killing: 2 suspects remanded, 3 more held

A judicial magistrate’s court in Habiganj on Thursday remanded two suspects in police custody for 10 days for interrogation in connection with the killing of four children while three more suspects were arrested…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Mahfuz Anam asked to appear in Madaripur court

At least four more cases were filed against the Daily Star editor and publisher Mahfuz Anam in different districts on Thursday while a Madaripur court summoned him to appear before it on March 6…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Cases against mahfuz anam: 35 eminent citizens demand withdrawal

Thirty-five eminent citizens on Thursday expressed their grave concern over the filing of cases against the Daily Star editor Mahfuz Anam across the country and demanded immediate withdrawal of the cases…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Manna in jail without trial for about a year

Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna has been detained in jail without trial for almost a year.
Police said that they were investigating the charges of sedition and instigating the army to overthrow the government for which Manna was arrested and detained…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

UP polls: AL’s chairmen nominees face opposition from rebels

Locally selected union parishad chairmen nominees of ruling Awami League are facing stiff opposition from the rebel aspirants…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

Bangladesh peacekeepers’ unwarranted conduct not to be tolerated: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday warned that any unwarranted attitude and activities of Bangladeshi peacekeepers deployed in UN peacekeeping missions will not be tolerated…

February 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National

Obama announces historic visit to Cuba next month

US president Barack Obama on Thursday said he will visit Cuba on March 21 and 22 and meet with Cuban president Raul Castro, in the first US presidential trip to the country in nearly 90 years as relations between the former adversaries thaw…

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